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.
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.
New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada will retire from Major League Baseball tomorrow, according to the team.
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.
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.
Derek Jeter said he will be nervous today for his final home opener with the New York Yankees.
Kevin Youkilis and David Ortiz hit home runs as the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 7-5 to complete their first three-game series sweep at Yankee Stadium in seven years.
U.S. prosecutors told prospective jurors in the Roger Clemens perjury trial that they plan to call former St. Louis Cardinals player Mark McGwire, Yankees catcher Jorge Posada and Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman as witnesses.
"Opening day is like a playoff, like a World Series, it's that atmosphere."
- Jorge Posada on Apr 13, 2012