Have No Fear Yankees Fan, Bubble Wrap Is Here!

Double G Sports@DoubleGSportsCorrespondent IMay 7, 2010

NEW YORK - MAY 05:  Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees gets ready to take the field against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on May 5, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

The injury bug has been taking out Yankees one at a time. Is the Sports Illustrated cover curse taking its place in the Yankees locker room? The core four appeared on the cover this past week and three of the four have been battling injuries.

Jorge Posada is day-to-day with a calf strain, Mariano Rivera has missed a few games because of stiffness in his arm, and Andy Pettitte had to leave Wednesday's game with stiffness of his own in his left arm.

The last man standing is Derek Jeter . How can we prevent Jeter from getting injured? Well, a New Jersey packaging company has a plan.

Sealed Air, a company in Saddle Brook, New Jersey is shipping the Yankees shortstop a large roll of bubble wrap. The Bubble Wrap is being shipped to Fenway Park for Jeter and is wrapped in pinstripes with a large number two on it.

Read more of this story at Double G Sports .

Video Play Button
Videos you might like

The latest in the sports world, emailed daily.