The WBC Is Killing Us!
Team USA's David Wright is congratulated by Kevin Youkilis, Derek Jeter, second from right, and Shane Victorino after a 6-5 win over Puerto Rico at the World Classic Baseball game in Miami, Tuesday, March 17, 2009.

Youk Injures Ankle, Foot, Follows Pedroia Back to Fort Myers
Is Dice-K Going Down Next Bud Selig?!?
Sure Looks Like the Rolling Dogpile Was the Culprit

MRI Negative But the WBC Is Positively at Fault
Things That Make You Go Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm:
USA Manager Says Youk Injury Happened '3 or 4' Days Ago
So He's Jumping Around Like Crazy On His Bad Ankle and Foot After the PR Win?
It Is the WBC. There's No Dogpile When the Sox Win the Mayor's Cup
Adding Insult to Injury: Dunn Can't Fill Youk's Glove in 10-6 Loss to Venezuela
Video: Watch Youk Breaking Tackles in the Wild Celebration

WBC video of celebration

"To limit movement and allow his ankle to heal, Youkilis will wear a walking boot for the next several days..." -- 3.18.09, part of the Red Sox statement.... wonderful

So This Scrum Had Nothing to Do With It?

Coach Mike Schmidt #20, Kevin Youkilis #21, Shane Victorino #50 and Derek Jeter #2 of United States jump on David Wright #4 after Wright delivered the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth inning against Puerto Rico
(Doug Benc / Getty Images)

Umm, OK... Sure... Got It Davey

"He's a huge part of this ball club. But also we don't want to take any chances. Ankles can linger, and that's something that needs to be addressed right away. He played with kind of a sprained ankle the other night." -- Davey Johnson, USA manager who added that Youkilis did not injure the ankle during the wild celebration after Tuesday's comeback 6-5 victory over Puerto Rico.

Hey, Wait a Minute ...

Jeter jumps on Youkilis after Team USA defeats Puerto Rico
(Doug Benc / Getty Images)

Did Captain Yankee Jump on Youk's Foot
And Was It An Accident?

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