On Daily News Live Wednesday, Martinez told SNY's Jonas Schwartz that Posada was the Yankee he most preferred to hit with a pitch.
"He always seemed to have a real bad attitude towards me," said Martinez, who used to hold out his ears while gesturing at Posada, whom he admitted calling 'Dumbo.' "And he was so arrogant. More than the other guys. We competed, cleanly. I never tried to hit him or do anything. It was just competing.