Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 4/10/13
“While there is a lower class I am in it; while there is a criminal element I am of it; while there is a pitcher beaning Youkilis, I am not free.”- Eugene V. Debs -Yesterday, the Yankiverse faced its first major crisis of the "Good Youk Era:" No sooner did Robbie Cano homer than Kevin Youkilis - our Kevin Youkilis - took a plunking, square in the back lot. Immediately, pitcher Carlos Carrasco was ejected from the game. I hope he faces a severe caning. Later, the man apologized. Yeah, right. As if a few well chosen words can restore the smiling head to Lady Liberty?I. Don't. Think. So.Today, the Yankiverse must form a protective cone around Youkilis - a human shield comprised of fans and homeless people who can be purchased with wine, a buffer zone of flesh that will guard our thirdbaseman with their lives, if necessary. This psychic force of human nature must accompany the team on road trips and make sure that Youkilis is not targeted by hotel lobby wenches, police speed traps or ...
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