Tag Archives: Jorge Posada

Jorge Posada content with retirement decision


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


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


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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Mariano Rivera officially announces retirement, and other notes


The rumors were true. Mariano Rivera, the Yankees ace in the bullpen for the past 18 years, officially announced that he will retire after the 2013 season during a press conference this morning. “It’s official now," Rivera said. "After this year, I will be retiring.” “The time is almost ending,” he added. “The little gas that I ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Catchers, catchers, Jorge, Jeter, and Betances


The Yankees lost 2-0 yesterday, but Curtis Granderson broke his arm. • Brian Cashman said the Yankees are not looking for catching. • It sounds like it's between Francisco Cervelli and Chris Stewart. • Don't expect a Jorge Posada comeback. "I know I can't play the game," Posada said. • Derek Jeter is expected to begin playing in games on March 10. • Dellin ...

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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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