Jorge Posada At Catcher is All Risk, No Reward

Posted: 4th July 2010 by Larry Barnes in MLB
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By Larry Barnes | Yankees 'n More  and The Yankees Daily-Press For years now we have been advocating the replacement of Jorge Posada at catcher. Until today, our sole point of contention has been Posada's defense, which ranges anywhere from bad to ridiculous depending on the day.

Today, however, brought to light an entirely new reason to no longer risk playing Posada at catcher.

For the second time this season, Posada had to be removed from a game because of an injury suffered while playing defense. This time, it appears the Yankees dodged a bullet.

X-rays taken of one of Posada's glove-hand fingers, which was hyperextended by yet another foul ball, were negative. He is listed on the injury report as day-to-day.

Earlier this sea ...

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