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Jorge Posada: Joe Girardi Should Allow the Yankee DH to Hit Righty

than a year ago, Jorge Posada was the New York Yankees' four-time World Series champion catcher whose skills were so respected and whose leadership was so revered that he was included in the ranks of former Yankee catchers Thurman Munson and Hall of Famers Yogi Berra and Bill Dickey.

During the offseason it was announced that the 39-year-old Posada would be relegated to the position of DH. Posada was not happy, but he accepted his role.

Early in the season, Posada struggled mightily, especially against left-handed pitching. Yankees manager Joe Girardi restricted the switch-hitting Posada to batting against right-handed pitching and dropped him in the order. Posada was not happy, and this time he sat himself down.

After an unceremonious ...

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