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New York Yankees: Bronx Bombers Show New Vulnerabilities in 2011

years, Red Sox fans have heard that age will soon catch up to the New York Yankees, but the Pinstripes have always wound up performing well and staying in contention for a World Series title.

Well, maybe this is the year that age will begin impacting the Yanks.  Early signs suggest that.

 

First, at least two of the Yanks' key players are showing signs of age.

Jorge Posada, 39, is the most obvious example after the "Posada Episode" during the Red Sox-Yankees series last weekend.  This is the first year when Posada has not been the team's starting catcher.  The team asked him to be the DH instead, and, so far, Posada is not playing well.  He was batting .179 as of May 19. 

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