Jorge Posada to Retire

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Long-time New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada will retire Tuesday, according to the Yankees.

The 40-year-old Posada played all 17 of his Major League seasons with the Bronx Bombers.

Last year, he hit .235 with 14 homers and 44 RBIs.

A five-time All-Star, Posada was part of five World Series championship teams and is second all-time in playoff games played.

He finishes his career with a .273 batting average, 275 home runs, and 1,065 RBIs.

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