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Jorge Posada: How Will His Concussion Symptoms Affect The Stretch Run?

Jorge Posada was hit square in the facemask with a foul tip. He appeared to shake off its affects, and it seemed that today's day off was just a regular breather with a day game after a night game.

But when Francisco Cervelli came up with two men on in the bottom of the seventh inning, Posada was not sent up to pinch-hit for the solid-contact-challenged backup catcher.

Joe Girardi was asked if Posada was available in that situation, and he replied "No." When further queried, Girardi said Posada had some "concussion-type symptoms" from that foul tip, and told the Yankees after yesterday's game that he had some headaches.

Posada was sent to a neurologist to get tested for a concussion and was not at the ballpark.

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