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Sources: Jorge Posada wanted out

Updated: May 18, 2011, 3:20 AM ET
ESPNNewYork.com

Jorge Posada was so angry at being dropped to ninth in the order Saturday that he not only said he wanted out of the lineup, he also said he wanted off the Yankees.

Sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney on Monday that the 39-year-old lashed out about the lineup move and being relegated to full-time designated hitter. The New York Daily News first reported the story.

"It was just something said in the heat of anger and frustration," a source close to Posada said, according ...

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