Tag Archives: Jorge Posada

Yankees give Cano Posada’s locker, bigger leadership role

For the Yankees, locker placement is meaningful. Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez have two of the more prominent lockers in the room and for a long time Jorge Posada was said to have an important spot too right in front of the no access door essentially serving a a fence between the media and where ...

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Jorge Posada to throw out 1st pitch at Yankees home opener

The ending of last season was an odd one. Everyone knew that there was a pretty good chance that it was Jorge Posada's last, but both he and the Yankees left it kind of open ended whether he would return for another year or not and Jorge certainly made it known that he though he ...

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Pettitte’s un-retirement doesn’t change Posada’s plans

Now that Andy Pettitte has returned and Raul Ibanez's spring numbers are not upto the liking of some fans it might seem like the perfect opportunity for Jorge Posada to make his comeback and go for a DH spot. Just don't hold your breath. Joel Sherman of the NY Post checked back in with Posada since the ...

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Yankees 2011/2012 offseason review

The Yankees went into this offseason without a lot of holes in the roster. The entire lineup was expected to return, except for Jorge Posada who was expected to be replaced by Jesus Montero. Of course Montero got traded. After all, the Yankees had a few free agents, none of them were major though, and most ...

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Yankees don’t give out Posada’s No. 20

A couple of quick jersey number notes. The Yankees have not given anybody Jorge Posada's No. 20 jersey this year, but have given out Mike Mussina's No. 35 to Michael Pineda. Hiroki Kuroda takes No. 18, Bill Hall has No. 40, Russell Branyan has No. 45, and Manny Delcarmen will get No. 43, via Marc ...

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Jorge Posada makes retirement official

If you missed it, after 17 years, seven pennants, and five World Series championships Jorge Posada announced his retirement from baseball on Tuesday morning. Here are some links to quotes and news items surrounding the presser: Our own Mike Sommer wrote up a Classic Yankee for Jorge. Our own Brian Burkhart (welcome back!) discussed his Hall of Fame ...

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Jorge Posada and The Hall of Fame

Jorge Posada officially announced his retirement today and undoubtedly there will be a lot of talk about retiring Jorge’s number and his possible induction into the MLB Hall of Fame 5 years from now. The general consensus seems to be that his number will be retired, but that he falls short of the HOF. I ...

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Classic Yankees: Jorge Posada

With the retirement of Jorge Posada, he now becomes a “Classic Yankee.” No team in baseball can match the Yankees for five catchers the quality of Bill Dickey, Yogi Berra, Elston Howard, Thurman Munson, and Posada. While there was hope (now gone) that Jesus Montero could join that quintet, who knows who will come along in ...

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