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Jorge Posada's 2011 catching debut

Updated: September 11, 2011, 2:52 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Jorge Posada returned to catcher for the New York Yankees for the first time all season after Russell Martin took a foul tip off his right thumb during Saturday's 6-0 loss to the Los Angeles Angels.

"I got a chance to get back behind the plate," Posada said. "I have my equipment with me. I'm an emergency catcher, like I was today. Joe said, 'What do you think?' So I said, 'Well, if you need me, I'm there.' He said, 'Go ahead. It's like riding a bike.' I was excited. It ...

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