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Thursday June 13th 2024


Should Francisco Cervelli be the New York Yankees Starting Catcher?

much of the early 2010 season, long time Yankees catcher Jorge Posada has been banged up with a calf injury, and has had to miss some time for the team.

For the Yankees, though, this hasn't been a major problem, due to the great play of backup catcher Francisco Cervelli.

When the season started Cervelli really wasn't playing much, except for when Posada absolutely needed a day off to rest.

Then Posada went down with the day-to-day calf injury and, since Cervelli is the only other catcher on the 25 man roster, he has had to play everyday.

In his last 20 games, Cervelli is hitting .387 (12-31) with no home runs and seven RBI. His best offensive performance so far may have been Saturday at Fenway Park against the Red Sox, ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

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