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Posada Will be on the Postseason Roster

After last night's game winning hit it was pretty safe to assume that Jorge Posada had earned himself a spot on the postseason roster, but today Joe Girardi confirmed that with Jack Curry of the YES Network. At one point Posada seemed like he had been pushed off by youngster Jesus Montero, but after ...

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Jorge Posada Wants to Play in 2012

Via Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News: Posada, who turns 40 Wednesday, is looking much further ahead than Thursday, saying he believes he can continue playing beyond this season. "It's tough for me to tell you exactly what I'm going to do," Posada said. "To tell you the truth, I really don't know until the season's ...

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Yankees Bench Struggling Jorge Posada

Via Chad Jennings of the Journal News: Joe Girardi had a conversation with Jorge Posada this afternoon, telling Posada that the Yankees are going with their best lineup and Posada’s at-bats could diminish. Posada had already fallen into a platoon situation at DH, but it now seems that Girardi prefers to have ...

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Posada Has Until All-Star Game to Prove Himself

Via Ian O'Connor of ESPN New York: Posada doesn't have two more seasons beyond this one on his contract, with a player option for a third. He has only until the All-Star break, give or take a couple of weeks, to prove he can be a productive member of a winning Yankees team. If ...

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Jorge Posada Starting at 1st Base for Yankees Tonight

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When looking at today's lineup there was one big surprise, Jorge Posada is the starting first baseman and Mark Teixeira has moved over to DH for a half day off. Posada has some experience at first base, but hasn't played there since 2008 and has always expressed a distaste for the position. Posada started ...

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Yankees Not Discussing Releasing Posada, But Starting Job In Jeopardy

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Via Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York: The New York Yankees will reconsider Jorge Posada's future with the team if his numbers don't improve by the All-Star break, according a baseball official with knowledge of the Yankees' thinking... ...This sets the stage for what could be an inglorious end to Posada's career with the Yankees. With ...

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Posada-Girardi Fued Goes Back to 2005

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Via Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News: Even though [Joe Girardi] served as a catching mentor of sorts to [Jorge Posada] during their early years together, the two clashed repeatedly during the 2005 season, when Girardi served as Joe Torre's bench coach. According to a source, Girardi was heavily involved in the catchers' meetings, handling ...

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Jorge Posada Back in the Lineup Batting 7th

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Jorge Posada, his .165 average and .626 OPS, are back in the lineup today in the no. 7 spot ahead of Brett Gardner and Chris Dickerson. Posada, of course, refused to play on Saturday after Joe Girardi penciled him in the lineup batting 9th and he even threatened to quit over it. So ...

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