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Laura Posada Tweets Wedding Photo from 2000 with Derek Jeter as Jorge’s Best Man
January 21st, 2015 at 5:04 PM
On this day 15 years ago, Jorge Posada and his wife Laura got married, with perhaps the coolest part of the wedding being Derek Jeter playing the Best Man role. A fresh faced Jeter at the age of 25 can be seen in this wedding photo tweeted by Laura Posada, quietly...

Jorge Posada not Happy New York Yankees Assigned Wife Laura No. 2 Jersey
January 16th, 2015 at 5:58 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, January 17 at 4:05 p.m. ET Well, the mystery has been solved as to why Jorge Posada's wife Laura was assigned Derek Jeter's No. 2 as opposed to Jorge's No. 20 at the Yanks' women's mini-fantasy camp. It turns out there was a simple error in the paperwork, as Laura...

Pedro Martinez Says Jorge Posada Insulted His Mother During Yankees-Red Sox Brawl
January 8th, 2015 at 10:29 AM
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox rivalry was so heated in the 2000's that Pedro Martinez's mother got involved, apparently thanks to catcher Jorge Posada. ***PHOTO1*** Martinez, who admitted he didn't like Posada in an interview on Daily News Live on SNY TV, per Jon Harper of the New York...

Former Yankees Jorge Posada and Jose Contreras Allegedly Ripped-Off in Money Scam
December 15th, 2014 at 7:40 PM
Former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada and pitcher Jose Contreras claim they are the victims of a multimillion dollar money scam that has cost each player a significant piece of their career earnings. ***PHOTO1*** The two former players have filed a lawsuit against Juan Carlos Collar and Anthony Fernandez, two Cuban-American...

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...