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Batter Up

Posted By Alex Belth On November 10, 2010 @ 9:07 am In Bronx Banter,Hot Stove,Yankees | Comments Disabled

Boss man Brian Cashman gets right to the point…


According to George King and Joel Sherman in the Post: [2]

Cashman met with Posada in Manhattan this week to tell the veteran to, as usual, prepare to catch, but the team’s first option is to have youngsters Jesus Montero, Francisco Cervelli and Austin Romine compete in spring training for the two primary jobs.

It is quite a risk to team an expensive, mostly veteran staff with such inexperienced catchers. But it is indicative of how much the Yankees believe Posada’s defensive game has slipped in all areas.

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[2] According to George King and Joel Sherman in the Post:: http://www.nypost.com/p/sports/yankees/unmasked_Wm32JIwL9rnpfPEzQcVi7N

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