Posada's shoulder is heart of the matter

There's plenty to fret about after tough loss, but situation with Yanks catcher tops list

Updated: August 11, 2010, 2:20 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- First, the good news: A.J. Burnett's back is fine.

Now, the not-so-good news: Jorge Posada's throwing shoulder is not.

So if you are looking to fret about something in the wake of Tuesday night's 4-3, 10-inning loss to the potential playoff rival Texas Rangers, don't go bothering yourself with the bushel of red herrings this game provided, such as the umpiring, Nick Swisher's non-slide into home, Derek Jeter's rally-killing double play, the mysterious ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • No. 2 Is No. 1
    Derek Jeter's No. 2 is the best-selling baseball jersey of all time.
  • 'We Have To Win Out'
    Can the Yankees go 6-0 to end the season? And will it even make a difference?
  • End Of deRoad
    The Mets are pulling the
    plug on rookie phenom Jacob deGrom's season.
  • Hocus Focus
    The Jets need to shape up -- quick -- before their season slips away.
  • Good Eli, Bad Eli
    We've seen many sides of Eli Manning. Here are his highs and lows.