Tag Archives: Jorge Posada

Joe Girardi won’t move Derek Jeter down in the lineup

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This has been a topic of discussion in Yankees land today, and some Yankees fans (myself included) believe it would be a better move to have the struggling Derek Jeter (who hit .207 in August) move down in the order. Joe Girardi moved Jorge Posada down in the lineup in 2011 and he flat-out benched ...

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Yankees prepare for their series against the Red Sox

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Tonight begins a crucial series for the Yankees as they face the Boston Red Sox in a three game set at Yankee Stadium, but before we get into the Red Sox series, let's talk about the ground the Yankees gained while they were idle on Labor Day (which I still found rather odd, considering the ...

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Seven completely random Yankees questions

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Whenever there's a Yankees off-day, I usually skim around the internet and either read or watch things that have to do with the Yankees. Today, I stumbled upon an article from the Wall Street Journal that tends to happen every year. Yankees players were asked a variety of questions that had to deal with certain ...

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Jorge Posada content with retirement decision

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The scenario of a player coming out of retirement to help his old ball club is quite rare, but it has been done. Andy Pettitte was a prime example of coming out of retirement, only to retire again following the 2013 season. While Pettitte made a decision like that, fellow Core Four member Jorge Posada ...

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Mark Teixeira expected to miss first week of Spring Training games

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Although Mark Teixeira is taking batting practice off a tee and fielding, it doesn't mean he's going to play the first week of Spring Training games. In an article from the New York Post, Teixeira says he's unsure when he'll face live batting practice or get into a Spring Training game. “Probably a week to 10 days,’’ ...

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Reflecting on Derek Jeter and the Core Four

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I've been a fan of the New York Yankees ever since I was 10 years old. My dad was the one who introduced me to the Yankees, although I became a fan by accident. He was trying to mold my brother into becoming a Yankees fan but my brother became a fan of the Boston ...

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Jeter, Rivera, Pettitte, Posada and more respond to Torre entering Hall of Fame

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It wouldn't be a real party if the Core Four didn't reflect on the news of Joe Torre entering the Hall of Fame. Yankees of past and present sent their best wishes and congratulations to Torre for reaching immortality in the baseball world. Here's how some of Torre's former colleagues responded. Derek Jeter: “Mr. Torre is like ...

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Ode To The Sandman: Mariano Rivera, the greatest reliever in history

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Growing up watching the New York Yankees throughout their dynastic runs of the mid-late 1990's and run of 17 playoff appearances in the last 18 years, there has been one constant at the end of games: No. 42 Mariano Rivera. It’s fitting that Jackie Robinson and Mariano Rivera have both worn the No.  42, as the ...

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