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Jorge Posada starts at first base

Updated: May 20, 2011, 8:56 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

BALTIMORE -- Jorge Posada was back in the New York Yankees lineup on Thursday night, but not at DH.

Manager Joe Girardi had Posada in the field for the initial time this year -- at first base. Posada batted seventh and went 1-for-3 with an RBI double. Mark Teixeira was the designated hitter and hit his 10th homer of the season.

"I look at matchups and how he is swinging the bat," Girardi said. "And I just decided to hit him seventh. That's how I'm going to do it."

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