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Yankees pull Posada from lineup

Updated: April 29, 2010, 11:25 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

BALTIMORE -- The Yankees held Jorge Posada out of Thursday's lineup because of the contusion on his right knee and they don't know when he will play again. Still, they maintain the disabled list is not a possibility.

The Yankees chose not to call up a backup catcher as Joe Girardi said that Posada can bend his knees and would act as the team's emergency catcher in case Francisco Cervelli were injured.

"As far as when [Posada] will start a game, it is day to day," Girardi said. "Friday ...

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