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Posada finally coming around for Yanks

After struggling for most of the season, the veteran is starting to hit at the right time

Updated: June 11, 2011, 7:52 PM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Jorge Posada is alive.

Less than a month ago, it certainly didn't appear that way. In fact, he was almost as stiff and useless as the Posada figurine they gave away to fans who attended Yankee Stadium on Friday night.

If you're the everyday designated hitter and you aren't hitting, you're basically dead.

But that has all changed for Posada on this homestand. He's hitting again, contributing to a team that desperately needs his bat.

Posada had three hits ...

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