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Friday June 21st 2024


No DL for Jorge Posada, No Call-Ups for New York Yankees

catcher Jorge Posada, who was hit in the knee with a pitch in the second inning yesterday, is not expected to go on the disabled list and would actually be the emergency backup if needed today, as the Yankees are not calling anyone up from the minors for insurance, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News.

“No question there’s improvement since last night,” Posada said. “Still some swelling we need to get out, but if need be, in a pinch, I can play tonight.”

“He’s just black and blue,” manager Joe Girardi said. “Fortunately, it didn’t hit him on the bone. I would think (hitting) would probably be easier (than catching). Running is probably not going to feel great, but that ...

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