When Rodríguez (A-Rod) outbreak last year's home run, momentum swept all the news in the New York Yankees, the Yankees official website reported today that catcher Jorge Posada (Jorge Posada) is the most important ruthless Yankees role.
Posada last year for playing 144 games, 125 games caught squatting, to pay out 3 percent hit rate of 38, the Yankees ranked first, and another 42 doubles, 20 home runs and 90 RBIs, according to record of Elias Sports Bureau, Posada is the first major league history, a rate of more than 3 percent against 30, doubles at least 40, at least 20 home runs, 90 RBI or more, and can capture more than half of the game squatting The super-iron fishing, unprecedented in history. .
Such a contribution, 36-year-old Posada to the Yankees to win a 4-year 52.4 million U.S. dollars in the New Testament, "I belong to a member of the Yankees, I am pleased to secure this a good contract." No accident Posada's baseball career in the Yankees should spend her old age.
"Now in the beginning to the end of the team players have been rare, and I now want most is to wait until 2009 to play in the new Yankee Stadium." Posada from the Yankees in 1995 as a member of the Alliance, from not changed his new team, his career average hit rate of 2 percent 77,218 home runs, 304 doubles and 861 runs batted in total, his 171 hits last year to create a personal career high, also lay in his Yankees weight.