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Derek Jeter and former teammate Jorge Posada are introduced before  the ceremonial first pitch at the New York Yankees' home opener against the Baltimore Orioles on April 7, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Of Recent Yankees Stars, Who Actually Misses Jorge Posada? I Do

Playing catcher in New York City is about more than balls and strikes and strikeouts. Just ask Posada. Too stubborn to assimilate. Too flawed for the Hall of Fame. Too talented to ignore.

07/30/2014

Derek Jeter and former teammate Jorge Posada are introduced before  the ceremonial first pitch at the New York Yankees' home opener against the Baltimore Orioles on April 7, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Posada Perfectly Sums Up Jeter As Player, Person

There will be many words spoken and written about Derek Jeter between now and the end of this season. I’m not sure anybody will say it any better than “Core Four” member Jorge Posada.

04/08/2014

Derek Jeter steps on to the field for batting practice before his final home opener on April 7, 2014 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Reunites With ‘Core Four’ For Final Yankees Home Opener

Yankees fans will have at least 80 more chances — hopefully — to say goodbye to Derek Jeter. But the first had a special feel to it, thanks to some old friends.

04/07/2014

Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte in 2008. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Together Again: ‘Core Four’ To Be Reunited At Yankees’ Home Opener

Before the Yankees’ home opener on Monday against the Orioles at 1:05 p.m., the “Core Four” of Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada will be reunited on the field.

04/04/2014

Derek Jeter and Jorge Posada in 2011 (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Jorge Posada Reflects On Retirement, Jeter And More

Posada is back for his second year as a guest instructor at Yankees camp. WFAN’s Sweeny Murti sat down with him for a few minutes this weekend to talk about his role and his good friend, The Captain.

02/24/2014

Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera celebrate the Yankees winning the 2009 World Series. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter’s Decision To Retire Signals End Of An Era

They owned October year after year. Derek Jeter and his baseball brothers — the gang that grew up champions. One by one, they walked away from the game until Jeter was the last man standing in pinstripes.

02/13/2014

Joe Torre greets Yankees players Derek Jeter (L) and Chuck Knoblauch (R). (Photo by JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Palladino: Torre Put Ego Aside For Yankees’ Own Good

He was the right man at the right time for a club that had fallen on hard times before 1996. And he didn’t mess it up when it would have been so easy to do just that.

12/11/2013

Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte in 2008. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Last Hurrah As Yankee Dynasty Fades Into Memory

The Beatles never got back together. And nobody else ever really took their place, did they? The Yankees will be the Yankees again one day. But they won’t ever be the same as the group you saw assembled one last time on Sunday.

09/24/2013

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Yankees Honor Mariano By Retiring #42 In Monument Park

The New York Yankees are honoring career saves leader Mariano Rivera in a 50 plus minute pregame ceremony.

09/22/2013

Andy Pettitte (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Beloved Yankees Pitcher Andy Pettitte Announces Retirement

“I’ve reached the point where I know that I’ve left everything I have out there on that field,” Pettitte said in a statement. “The time is right. I’ve exhausted myself, mentally and physically, and that’s exactly how I want to leave this game.”

09/20/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) and the Starbucks logo (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Gotcha! Derek Jeter Acts Under Alias At NYC Starbucks, Calls Himself ‘Philip’

In a photo published by the New York Post, Jeter was seen exiting a Greenwich Village Starbucks with the name “Philip” written on his coffee cup.

05/23/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Mo Rivera Throws BP For First Time Since Undergoing Knee Surgery

The 43-year-old Rivera threw 25 pitches Friday and said he was happy with the results. He expects to be ready when the Yankees open the regular season on April 1 against Boston.

02/22/2013

Hideki Matsui (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Modest Matsui Returns To Japan, But He Won’t Be Forgotten

Matsui arrived just a little late to enjoy the spoils of the 1990s. But one could easily argue that that was the only time his timing was ever off.

01/04/2013

Shane Victorino. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees Must Add Victorino’s Spark

Acquiring Shane Victorino could help cure the Yankees’ over-reliance upon the longball.

07/23/2012

Francisco Cervelli #29 of the New York Yankees is late with the tag on David Wright #5 of the New York Mets who scored in the first inning on June 18, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Coutinho: What Is The Most Memorable Subway Series Game?

As we head into Round 2 of the 2012 Subway Series, I am often asked what is the best game in this series I have ever seen since I have been at all of these encounters.

06/21/2012

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