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Another Sad Ending to a New York Yankees Career?

few weeks ago, I wrote an article depicting the saddest endings to Yankees' careers. As we enter the final stretch of this season, it seems Jorge Posada may be heading for that list, and it is hard to watch.  

This didn't just start yesterday, but back in spring training when the team brought in a good catcher in Russell Martin, sending Posada the message that he would not be in the catching rotation for 2011. He took it in stride with relative professionalism, but did not show it on the field. Relegated to a designated hitter only, Posada struggled for nearly two months at the position, failing to clear .200—well below his career average.

The struggles culminated in May when Posada took himself out of the lineup against the Red Sox. The ...

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