It's time: Posada should be full-time DH

Yanks' soon-to-be 39-year-old catcher must give up his beloved perch behind the plate

Updated: June 3, 2010, 11:01 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- You already know a final decision will come with some resistance.

There's no way catcher Jorge Posada wants to be a full-time designated hitter and give up his perch behind the plate.

In reality, though, it's exactly what should happen.

Not only will it help Posada stay healthy and be productive, it will help the New York Yankees do what they are trying to accomplish -- win another World Series.

Posada, the Yankees' starting catcher since 1998, was back ...

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