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Derek Jeter: Was the Captain Right in His Actions Defending Jorge Posada?

weekend, New York Yankees designated hitter Jorge Posada caused a stir by removing himself from the lineup after learning he would be batting ninth.  Earning that spot in the lineup wasn't a surprise, as he is batting just .165, while looking awful at the plate. 

Team management was less than thrilled about Posada's ego coming out like that.

However, they seemed more upset that team captain and starting shortstop Derek Jeter seemed to find Posada's actions acceptable.

"If I thought he did something wrong, I'd be the first to tell him, " Jeter said. 

This statement apparently irked the Yankees' higher-ups.  Why wouldn't the team captain call out a player who was acting like a petulant child?

Well, ...

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