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Should Jorge Posada be on the Yankees' postseason roster?

JORGE POSADA Catcher/DH, Yankees 2011: .235, 14 HR,

(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

So the Yankees are the American League East champions, and in true storybook fashion, Jorge Posada delivered the game-winning hit.

As we now look forward to the Yankees' postseason, a story from their past comes to mind.

(Sorry. That's often the case here. I'm getting old, and my memory, knock on wood, is still all right.)

The 2001 Yankees went into the playoffs with choices to...

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David Einhorn, Gary Carter, Jesus Montero and Alex Rodriguez

So David Einhorn's deal to buy into the Mets is dead, which means that the future of the Mets ownership is once again in question.

First of all, what happened? It didn't take someone as smart as Alex P. Keaton to realize that the talks weren't going well. After all, the two sides announced an agreement on May 26 and expressed hope that it would be finalized by the end of June.


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