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Jorge Posada Talks Return to New York Yankees, Major League Baseball
June 10th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
The New York Yankees offense has been so bad this season that it has fans looking to retired players for some help, but don't expect Jorge Posada to come out of retirement with a helping hand. ***VIDEO1*** Posada attended the Miguel Cotto-Sergio Martinez fight last Saturday and was asked whether he would...

Alex Rodriguez: New York Yankees 3B Has an Embarrassing Shaving Story
May 10th, 2014 at 8:49 AM
***VIDEO1*** As if New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez wasn't having a difficult enough season thanks to his suspension for the entirety of the 2014 campaign, now comes a story about A-Rod's shaving habits that is nothing short of embarrassing. Jose Moises Lopez is a barber located in the Bronx and has...

Retired Yankees’ Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte Throw Out Ceremonial 1st Pitch to Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada on Opening Day
April 7th, 2014 at 3:44 PM
It had been almost three years since the "Core Four" of the New York Yankees had been on the same field. That four, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada; all played together since 1995 and won five World Series titles together. ***VIDEO1*** But ever since Posada retired after the...

Derek Jeter Declares He’s Working Hard at Turn 2 Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic Launch Party
January 16th, 2014 at 4:48 AM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has been working hard to get back on the field after losing almost the entire 2013 season to injuries appearing in only 17 games. The 39 year old Captain spoke to the media  at the Seminole Hard Rock and Casino in Tampa, Florida Wednesday night while hosting the...

Jorge Posada Endorses Brian McCann; Thinks New York Yankees Should Sign Catcher for 2014
November 16th, 2013 at 2:14 AM
When people look at Brian McCann of the Atlanta Braves, they make the comparisons to former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada, who was such a key part in the team winning four World Series titles during his tenure from 1998-2000 and 2009. McCann is a power-hitting catcher similar to how...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 1 Gary Sanchez
March 29th, 2013 at 9:06 AM
Yankees 101 concludes it's series profiling the top prospects in the New York Yankees organization with No. 1 catcher Gary Sanchez. If it seems that you have been hearing his name for years you are correct. Sanchez, who was 17 years old at the time, was signed for $3 million as a non-drafted...

Jorge Posada Will Join New York Yankees as Guest Instructor in Spring Training
January 19th, 2013 at 6:50 PM
Former catcher Jorge Posada, who retired following the 2011 season, is expected to reunite with the New York Yankees in spring training as a guest instructor.  ***PHOTO1*** "They haven't asked me yet, but they said they are going to," Posada told the Associated Press. "I'll be around."  With the New York Yankees still...

New York Yankees Blank the Los Angeles Angels in Home Opener
April 13th, 2012 at 3:44 PM
The New York Yankees would win their home opener defeating the Los Angeles Angels, 5-0. Opening Day at Yankee Stadium started with the West Point Cadets unfurling a giant American flag in the outfield and Tiger fighter jets racing overhead during the National Anthem. Jorge Posada threw out the ceremonial first pitch to his father Jorge Posada Sr. during an...

Joe Girardi Wants a Lefty DH
February 4th, 2012 at 2:10 PM
  ***PHOTO1***   With Jorge Posada retired and Jesus Montero out of the picture, the Yankees have been playing around with the idea of adding a new, big bat to their line-up.     At a charity event for childhood alopecia, Joe Girardi took some time out to speak to the New York media about his...

Only Two Remain of the Core Four After Jorge Posada’s Retirement
January 25th, 2012 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO1***  After Jorge Posada's heartfelt announcement of his retirement from baseball on Tuesday, what was once the "Core Four" dwindled down to just two. With Posada's official announcement, Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera are the last remaining of the "Core Four."   Attention quickly turned to the aging Mariano Rivera as several...

Jorge Posada Officially Announces Retirement During Press Conference at Yankee Stadium
January 24th, 2012 at 12:27 PM
Jorge Posada officially made his retirement announcement today from the New York Yankees and Major League baseball. ***PHOTO1***   Posada started his speech with telling everyone that when he came everyday into Yankee Stadium he would see Joe DiMaggio's quote, "I thank God for making me a Yankee." That was one of the reasons he wanted to retire a Yankee. Posada...

Should Jorge Posada End up in the Hall of Fame?
January 10th, 2012 at 2:52 PM
Since former New York Yankees catcher, Jorge Posada, recently decided that he will retire from baseball, the topic of discussion has been whether his career stats are good enough to get him into the Hall of Fame.  ***PHOTO1***  Posada was always known as one of the best hitting catchers in baseball, but was average defensively. He spent his entire 17 year career in pinstripes, winning four...

New York Yankees Great Jorge Posada to Retire from Baseball
January 8th, 2012 at 6:44 AM
Despite drawing interest from the Tampa Bay Rays, former New York Yankees catcher/designated hitter and current MLB free agent, Jorge Posada, has decided to retire from baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Whether it was retirement or just moving on with another team, Posada's departure from New York meant the "Core Four" would be down to...

Jorge Posada Draws Interest from the Tampa Bay Rays
December 26th, 2011 at 10:39 AM
Jorge Posada is not expected to be in the plans next year for the New York Yankees and some thought he should retire. ***PHOTO1*** Not so fast, Posada has garnered an interest from the Tampa Bay Rays, as reported by ESPN Deportes.  The story explained how Posada could help as backup catcher, first baseman and DH. The Rays signed 36 year old catcher...

New York Yankees Ink Arbitration Eligible Players Prior to Deadline
December 14th, 2011 at 12:04 PM
The New York Yankees have offered contracts to all of their unsigned players on the 40-man roster in advance of Monday's midnight deadline.  If the Yankees had decided not to offer contracts to certain arbitration eligible players, the players would have become free agents on Tuesday.    The Yankees' latest move guarantees...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Honored as March of Dimes’ Sportsman of the Year
December 2nd, 2011 at 1:00 AM
New York Yankee switch hitting first baseman Mark Teixeira was honored on Wednesday at the New York Waldorf Astoria by the March of Dimes as their Sportsman of the Year. The March of Dimes is a non-profit organization which assists women in healthy pregnancies and preventing birth defects. ***PHOTO1*** MLB.com  caught up with him at the event asking Teixeira about his affiliation with the...

Jorge Posada Says Return to New York Yankees Will not Happen
November 10th, 2011 at 4:45 AM
Jorge Posada has not yet decided what his next move will be, but he believes his career with the New York Yankees has come to an end. ***PHOTO1*** Posada spoke on his future with the Yankees at his benefit dinner for his foundation's 10 year anniversary on Wednesday night in New York. "I don't even...

Jorge Posada Will Likely Bid Adieu to His 16 Year New York Yankee Career
October 10th, 2011 at 10:54 AM
Jorge Posada, one of the "core four."   A 16 year career, all in Pinstripes, will probably be coming to an end here in 2011.  ***PHOTO1*** Posada originally came through the Yankee organization as an infielder, second base to be exact.  The Yankee powers-to-be decided to make him a catcher.  A switch hitter...

New York Yankees, A.J. Burnett Top Boston Red Sox in Game One of Doubleheader
September 25th, 2011 at 5:45 PM
The New York Yankees took game one of Sunday's doubleheader against the Boston Red Sox with a 6-2 win. On the mound and getting the win for the Yankees was A.J. Burnett, who is now 11-11 this season. ***PHOTO1***  Burnett's season has been up and down, but this performance was one of...

New York Yankees Shut Out by the Los Angeles Angels, 6-0
September 11th, 2011 at 12:03 PM
The New York Yankees lost their fourth straight game and the second to the Los Angeles Angels.  C.C. Sabathia going on five days rest didn't have his best stuff and threw 119 pitches in only 6 innings, giving up eight hits, one run, four walks and five strikeouts.  Sabathia went to a...