Yanks Catcher Posada Returns From the Disabled List
NEW YORK (AP) – Jorge Posada has been activated from the 15-day
disabled list and inserted into the New York Yankees lineup as the
designated hitter for their game against the Baltimore Orioles.
The 38-year-old catcher has not played since May 16 because of a
broken bone in his right foot.
Posada will have to serve as the DH for a while. He has not yet
begun practicing behind the plate, forcing New York to keep three
catchers on the roster. Instead, the Yankees sent first
baseman-designated hitter Juan Miranda to Triple-A
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday.
Posada will likely begin catching drills this weekend in
Also, Mark Teixeira was in the Yankees lineup a day after being
hit by a pitch in his left foot and leaving the game against
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