By Will Yoder
January 23, 2012

Longtime New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada will announce his retirement Tuesday, according to a tweet from the Yankees’ official Twitter account.

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Posada, 40, hit just .235/.315/.398 with 14 home runs and 44 RBI in 115 games for the Yankees last season. Over the course of his 17-year-career, the four-time All-Star averaged .273/.374/.474 with 24 home runs and 94 RBI per 162 games.

Posada’s best season came in 2003 when he hit .281/.405/.518 with 30 home runs and 101 RBI. That season he finished third in the American League Most Valuable Player voting behind Alex Rodriguez and Carlos Delgado.

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