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Jorge Posada #20 - C

  • Age: 42
  • DOB: 1971/08/17
  • POB: Santurce, PR
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 215lbs
  • Bats/Throws: S/R
  • MLB Seasons: 17
  • Drafted by NY Yankees in 1990 (24th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsWas a legitimate switch-hitting power bat and a natural leader. In the clutch, he was money at the plate. Could call a good game and had the trust of his pitchers.
FlawsYears of overuse behind the plate led to a sharp decline in his catching skills over time. Had trouble adjusting to the DH role late in his career.
Career potentialQuality switch-hitting catcher and leader.

Honours and Awards

2007AL - Silver Slugger
2007Named to the All-Star Game
2003AL - Silver Slugger
2003Named to the All-Star Game
2002AL - Silver Slugger
2002Named to the All-Star Game
2001AL - Silver Slugger
2001Named to the All-Star Game
2000AL - Silver Slugger
2000Named to the All-Star Game
1996International League (AAA) - All-Star Team
1995International League (AAA) - All-Star Team
1993Carolina League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2012/01/23Announced his retirement.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/05/15Missed 1 game (undisclosed).
2011/05/14Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2010/09/10Missed 1 game (head injury).
2010/09/08Head injury, day-to-day.
2010/07/30Missed 1 game (left knee injury).
2010/07/29Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2010/07/28Missed 1 game (sore left knee).
2010/07/27Sore left knee, day-to-day.
2010/07/06Missed 1 game (finger injury).
2010/07/05Finger injury, day-to-day.
2010/06/18Missed 1 game (right foot injury).
2010/06/17Right foot injury, day-to-day.
2010/06/02Missed 15 games (right foot injury).
2010/05/20Right foot injury, early September.
2010/05/17Right foot injury, day-to-day.
2010/05/09Missed 4 games (right calf injury).
2010/05/04Right calf injury, day-to-day.
2010/04/30Missed 1 game (right knee injury).
2010/04/29Right knee injury, day-to-day.
2009/09/28Missed 2 games (stiff neck).
2009/09/26Stiff neck, day-to-day.
2009/09/25Missed 1 game (right foot injury).
2009/09/23Right foot injury, day-to-day.
2009/09/20Missed 3 games (suspended by mlb).
2009/09/16Suspended by the MLB for 3 games.
2009/08/30Missed 3 games (finger injury).
2009/08/27Finger injury, day-to-day.
2009/08/14Missed 1 game (right hand injury).
2009/08/13Right hand injury, day-to-day.
2009/07/04Missed 1 game (thumb injury).
2009/07/03Thumb injury, day-to-day.
2009/05/29Missed 22 games (hamstring).
2009/05/05Hamstring, early September.
2008/09/02Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right shoulder injury).
2008/07/21Right shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2008/07/20Bruised right hand, day-to-day.
2008/07/06Missed 1 game (illness).
2008/07/05Illness, day-to-day.
2008/06/04Missed 32 games (right shoulder injury).
2008/04/28Right shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2008/04/27Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2008/04/16Missed 2 games (right shoulder inflammation).
2008/04/15Right shoulder inflammation, day-to-day.
2008/04/10Missed 1 game (right shoulder injury).
2008/04/09Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2008/04/04Missed 2 games (right shoulder injury).
2008/04/02Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2007/08/13Missed 3 games (neck injury).
2007/08/10Neck injury, day-to-day.
2007/08/04Missed 1 game (left knee injury).
2007/08/03Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2007/04/22Missed 1 game (thumb injury).
2007/04/21Thumb injury, day-to-day.
2006/07/20Missed 1 game (right finger injury).
2006/07/19Right finger injury, day-to-day.
2006/05/29Missed 4 games (knee injury).
2006/05/25Knee injury, day-to-day.
2006/05/22Missed 2 games (back injury).
2006/05/20Back injury, day-to-day.
2005/05/24Missed 1 game (shoulder injury).
2005/05/22Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2004/08/09Missed 3 games (thumb injury).
2004/08/06Thumb injury, day-to-day.
2004/05/18Missed 4 games (broken nose).
2004/05/13Broken nose, day-to-day.
2002/07/26Missed 1 game (ear injury).
2002/07/24Ear injury, day-to-day.
2002/02/03Re-signed by the New York Yankees to a five-year contract.
2001/09/07Suspended by the MLB for 6 games.
2001/08/03Missed 3 games (stomach injury).
2001/07/31Stomach injury, day-to-day.
2001/06/06Missed 2 games (thumb injury).
2001/06/04Thumb injury, day-to-day.
2001/04/13Missed 1 game (back injury).
2001/04/11Back injury, day-to-day.

Trades

1990/06/04Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 24th round in 1990.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2011NY YankeesAL115344348114014443976021.235.315.398.713
2010NY YankeesAL12038349952311857599931-.248.357.454.811
2009NY YankeesAL11138355109250228148101107.285.363.522.885
2008NY YankeesAL511681845131322243800-.268.364.411.775
2007NY YankeesAL1445069117142120907498205.338.426.543.969
2006NY YankeesAL1434656512927223936497309.277.374.492.866
2005NY YankeesAL1424746712423019716694103.262.352.430.782
2004NY YankeesAL1374497212231021818892139.272.400.481.881
2003NY YankeesAL142481831352403010193110246.281.405.518.923
2002NY YankeesAL143511791374012099811431012.268.370.468.838
2001NY YankeesAL138484591342812295621322611.277.363.475.838
2000NY YankeesAL151505921453512886107151228.287.417.527.944
1999NY YankeesAL112379509319212575391105.245.341.401.742
1998NY YankeesAL111358569623017634792014.268.350.475.825
1997NY YankeesAL6018829471206253033123.250.359.410.769
1996NY YankeesAL81411000016000.071.133.071.204
1996ColumbusAAA1063547696226116279863310.271.405.460.865
1995NY YankeesAL1000000000000.000.000.000.000
1995ColumbusAAA108368609432585154101444.255.350.435.785
1994ColumbusAAA923134675133114832815511.240.308.406.714
1993AlbanyAA72537000027002.280.333.280.613
1993Prince WilliamsA118410711062721761679017515.259.366.459.825
1992GreenvilleA10133960942241258588711611.277.389.472.861
1991OneontaA7121734515543351496421.235.388.359.747
TotalAL1829609290016643791027510659361453202183.273.374.474.848
TotalAAA3061035182265671430161165268121225.256.356.435.791
TotalAA72537000027002.280.333.280.613
TotalA290966165251541133152176226341547.260.379.441.820

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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