Youk Leaves Game With Foot Injury
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Boston's Kevin Youkilis was removed
from Tuesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays with an
apparent foot or leg injury.
Youkilis was ready to go to the plate to lead off the fourth
inning, when he stepped away from the batter's box and leaned over
and clutched his foot. He sat on the ground while a trainer, later
joined by manager Terry Francona, examined his right foot and
talked to the Red Sox first baseman.
Youkilis was replaced by Niuman Romero, who pinch-hit for him
and remained in the game at first.
There was no immediate announcement on the nature of the injury.
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