Yanks’ Posada Puts Off Shoulder Surgery For Now

Just when things are starting to turn around for the New York Yankees, Jorge Posada goes and gets himself put on the 15-day DL with an injured right shoulder. Worse yet, it not just some simple soreness - the Yankees catcher was discovered to have a torn labrum & rotator cuff damage. Doctors have recommended surgery.

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However, Jorge doesn’t want to go under the knife just yet, not when his team is only 3.5 games out of first in the AL East.

ESPN & NEW YORK NEWSDAY both report that Posada wants to try recovery through rehabilitation before undergoing any operation: Read more…