Looks like the Jorge Posada-A.J. Burnett feud the Yankees spent all season denying the existence of is pretty real. All the beat writers are pounding Twitter from the team's workout in the Bronx with the news that Jose Molina will catch Burnett in Game Two of the division series (maybe Posada replaces Matsui as the DH?) And the money quote from Posada is this: "I just hope we win that game. That's all." Hmmm. Can't wait to read the papers.
Molina caught Burnett's final six starts of the season. Burnett was trying to shake off Posada with regularity, especially in a 14-1 loss in Boston in August, and the two veterans simply don't see eye to eye.
Interesting that Joe Girardi would finally admit there's a problem there on the eve of the playoff opener. Are the Yankees really going to sit a veteran like Posada for a Bronx newcomer like Burnett if they make it to the World Series? Seems absurd.
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