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Posada gets his moment in the sun

It has been a rocky year for Jorge, which is why Wednesday's big hit was so sweet

Updated: September 22, 2011, 2:57 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter got his 3,000th hit earlier this season.

Mariano Rivera locked up record-setting save No. 602 a few days ago.

But what about Jorge Posada?

For Posada -- a member of the New York Yankees' original "Core Four" -- there were no milestones in 2011, just frustration.

Until Wednesday night.

Sent up to pinch hit with the bases loaded and two out in the bottom of the eighth, Posada lined a two-run single to right ...

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