This past off-season, upon the retirement of Jorge Posada, the Yankees were left with a void to fill. No, I’m not talking about the catcher position. Posada had pretty much already vacated that spot and it was handed to Russell Martin et al.I’m talking about the designated hitter spot. In 2011, Posada was the DH in 90 games for the Bombers. He hit 14 hrs and contributed 44 RBI during the season with many of the hits and RBI’s seemingly coming at key points in games.Then, he left. Or rather, the Yankees decided to move on – leaving our team not only with statistics to fill in the lineup, but with an emotional leader to be replaced. Posada was more than just a catcher-turned-dh, he was a veteran who conducted himself with class both on and off the field. He was someone with a strong work...

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