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New York Yankees: Why Jesus Montero Should Replace Jorge Posada Immediately

New York Yankees are 42 games into their season, and former all-star catcher turned designated hitter Jorge Posada has been a disappointment thus far.

A career .274 hitter, Posada has struggled all season, posting a .177 batting average with six home runs and 15 RBI. On top of that, he was the source of a major distraction during what ultimately turned into a six-game losing streak.

During the recent series against the Boston Red Sox, the slumping Posada was told that he would be batting ninth in the lineup. Rather than be a team player and accept this, Posada asked to be benched and even considered leaving the team.

Yet he apologized the next day and returned two days later on May 17, going two-for-three with a double as the Yankees ...

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