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Francisco Cervelli Makes Me Wonder if the Yankees Should Call Up Jesus Montero

style="text-align: justify;">In the middle of May, it looked like the Yankees had such a good backup to catcher Jorge Posada that they might even have a future starter on their hands. Through Francisco Cervelli’s first 20 games, he had a staggering .400 batting average and an impressive .987 OPS. Obviously, he wasn’t likely to keep that up, but if he could come even close to that, the Yankees had a real secret weapon.

The problem is that Cervelli hasn’t even sniffed those numbers and has been about as close to an automatic out as you can get. This is coming at a time in Posada’s career when he is just not able to handle the load of everyday catching.

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