terry francona

The Yankees’ Jorge Posada Benches Himself
What does a manager do when an aging (39) veteran player is hitting only .165 after 6 weeks of the baseball season? For Yankees manager Joe Girardi, the answer was simple: move the player down to 9th in the batting order.
Do or Die???
As comical as it sounds, are the 2011 Boston Red Sox facing a must win series in early April?  The Sox made the biggest off season splash inking Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez to big contracts.  Most experts and talking heads predicted them to win the AL East and the pennant, yet after …