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Posted by: Jack Curry on Jun 15, 2010 at 02:39:50 PM

When Jorge Posada marches into the Yankees’ clubhouse on Tuesday afternoon, he will search for the lineup that is affixed to the door and he hope he is starting at catcher. Posada is a proud and stubborn catcher, a man who wants his last inning in the Major Leagues to be spent with shin guards strapped around his legs.

Posada returned to his comfortable spot behind the plate for the first time in almost a month on Sunday and belted his second grand slam in two days to help the Yankees stifle the awful Astros. While Posada left the game after eight innings because of soreness in the right foot, he considered it typical soreness from catching and not a serious concern.

Still, when I asked Posada if he expected to start at catcher against the Phillies on Tuesday, he gave an interesting