Mariano Rivera, Major League Baseball’s saves leader, suffered a potentially career-ending torn ligament in his right knee before the New York Yankees’ 4-3 loss at the Kansas City Royals last night.
Third baseman Alex Rodriguez hit his 630th career home run and Hiroki Kuroda pitched eight scoreless innings as the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 in their first home game of the Major League Baseball season.
The judge overseeing the trial of Roger Clemens began screening 80 to 90 potential jurors for the ex-New York Yankees pitcher’s retrial on perjury charges.
Jorge Posada bid farewell to Major League Baseball and the only franchise he ever knew, ending a two-decade career for the New York Yankees that included five World Series championships.
Former All-Star pitcher Andy Pettitte signed a minor-league contract to return to the New York Yankees, ending his one-season retirement.
New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada will retire from Major League Baseball tomorrow, according to the team.
The Boston Red Sox won 6-0 to hand the Yankees their fourth straight loss after New York designated hitter Jorge Posada asked to be scratched from the game.
Catcher Russell Martin agreed to a one-year contract with the New York Yankees to avoid salary arbitration the same day Jorge Posada announced his retirement.
New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada is planning to retire after 17 seasons with the club, ESPN reported on its website.
Jorge Posada has been told by New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman that he’ll be used as a designated hitter next season, the New York Post said.
"Opening day is like a playoff, like a World Series, it's that atmosphere."
- Jorge Posada on Apr 13, 2012