Source: Posada reuniting with Jeter in Miami

Former Yankees catcher to join Marlins front office as special advisor to baseball operations

February 12th, 2019
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 14: Derek Jeter is met by former teamate Jorge Posada during the retirement ceremony of his number 2 jersey at Yankee Stadium on May 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)Al Bello/Getty Images

Derek Jeter is reuniting with one of his fellow Core Four members in Miami.

Jorge Posada is joining the Marlins' organization as a special advisor to baseball operations, a source confirmed to's Mark Feinsand on Tuesday.

A source also told Feinsand that in Posada's new position, he will not be in uniform during Marlins camp, which begins Wednesday when pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training in Jupiter, Fla.

Posada, who lives in South Florida, won four World Series with Jeter as Yankees teammates. Both of them made their Major League debut in 1995, and they played together in New York for all 17 years of Posada's career. Jeter retired in 2014 before becoming CEO and part owner of the Marlins.

Following his retirement in 2011, Posada had also served as a guest instructor for the Yankees during Spring Training.

Posada, now 47, was a five-time All-Star catcher and five-time Silver Slugger Award winner at the position. He hit .273/.374/.474 with 275 home runs and 1,664 hits.