Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey continues to struggle in the 2014 World Series.
Insight: Posey hit with the bases loaded and one out in the third inning. San Francisco had just allowed Kansas City to score seven runs in the second, so any kind of run would have meant a slight swing in momentum. Instead, Posey grounded into a double play to end the inning. Posey is batting just .190 since the start of the NLCS and doesn't have an extra base hit the entire postseason.
10/25/2014 9:41:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey was 0-for-4 with an RBI in Game 3 of the World Series.
Insight: Posey did have an RBI-groundout in the sixth. The Giants were down two at the time with two runners in scoring position and one out, so the catcher was likely hoping for more. San Francisco lost, 3-2, and now trail in the series.
10/22/2014 11:01:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey will be facing Royals' starter Yordano Ventura for the first time on Wednesday night.
Insight: Actually, no player on San Francisco's roster has an at-bat against Ventura, so it will be intriguing to see what side gets the advantage in Game 2 of the World Series.
10/12/2014 11:00:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is 4-for-6 lifetime against Cardinals' starter Lance Lynn.
Insight: The most at-bats a Giants' player has against Lynn, is Hunter Pence with nine. Posey has had success in limited at-bats, as he has one homer and four RBI against St Louis' Game 2 starter. Posey is a strong daily play.
10/11/2014 9:59:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is just 2-for-11 (.182) versus Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright.
Insight: Posey may not have good numbers against Wainwright, but he had a terrific September and was 9-for-23 (.391) in the NLDS against Washington.
10/5/2014 12:18:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey went 3-for-6 in a marathon playoff game on Saturday.
Insight: Posey had a single in the top of the ninth with two outs, a man on first and the Giants trailing 1-0. Pablo Sandoval then hit a single to score the tying run. Posey also tried to score, but Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond threw him out on a close play at the plate. The Giants won on a home run in the 18th inning. Posey is batting .400 in the series so far.
10/3/2014 7:09:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey knocks in winning RBI Friday.
Insight: He made it 3-0 on an infield RBI single, but with the Ginats winning the game 3-2, it obviously proved to be a major hit. Posey finished the game 1-for-4.
9/28/2014 6:54:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey belted his 22nd homer Sunday.
Insight: He was 1-for-2 before getting the rest of the afternoon off. Posey finishes off 2014 slashing .311/.364/.490 with 89 RBI. There is a fine chance he takes hom NL MVP honors.
9/26/2014 8:18:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey underwent an MRI on his back Friday according to Andrew Baggarly of Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.
Insight: Posey has been dealing with soreness in his back recently, so the MRI was just precautionary. It came back negative, but Posey will still have Friday off to rest for October.
9/26/2014 11:24:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is 15-for-36 (.417) against Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy.
Insight: Posey should be able to continue his monster September with another favorable matchup. In this month, Posey is hitting .390 with three home runs, 16 RBI and a 1.008 OPS.
9/25/2014 10:53:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is 7-for-15 (.467) including two home runs and three RBI against Padres starter Andrew Cashner.
Insight: Posey should be able to continue his incredible September with this matchup. In this month, Posey is hitting .375/.416/.550 with three home runs and 15 RBI. He has entered the MVP race with .308 batting average, 21 home runs and 86 RBI this season.
9/21/2014 10:09:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is 14-for-33 (.424) with three RBI against Padres starter Ian Kennedy.
Insight: As a surprise to most, not due to his talent but because of the position he plays, Posey has not slowed down at all in Septemeber. Posey is batting .413/.451/.635 with three home runs and 15 RBI this month. The catcher should again be in your lineup on Sunday.
9/20/2014 10:28:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is 5-for-12 with a pair of home runs and a 1.378 OPS versus Padres starter Andrew Cashner.
Insight: Unlike most catchers who get tired as the season comes to a close, Posey has put the Giants on his back with a .336 August and a .407 September. in this favorable matchup he's a must start.
9/17/2014 2:05:00 PM
Description: Buster Posey is getting start at first base this afternoon for the Giants.
Insight: After jetting into the MVP discussion, San Francisco would be foolish to keep his bat out of the lineup. Posey goes to first, with Joaquin Arias getting the start at second base, and Andrew Susac will handling the duties behind the plate.
9/17/2014 12:22:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey went 2-for-4 with a solo home run as San Francisco defeated Arizona, 2-1, on Tuesday.
Insight: Posey has continued his very strong second half with an incredible .449 batting average in September. He also has a slugging percentage off the charts in the month (.673) and an OPS of 1.146. With so many MVP candidates injured, Posey is a viable candidate in the NL.
9/16/2014 11:51:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey will have a great chance to continue his hot streak tonight against Arizona starter Josh Collmenter.
Insight: Posey has been scorching over the past 28 days with averages of .452/.470/.785, seven homeruns and 27 RBI. Now, heading into tonight's game against the Diamondbacks, Posey is hitting .643 (9-for-14) with two homers and seven RBI against Collmenter, throughout his career. He has catapulted himself into the MVP race, and will look to continue his stellar play Tuesday night in Arizona.
9/15/2014 10:04:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is a career .409 hitter with a 1.140 OPS versus Diamondbacks left-hander Wade Miley.
Insight: Just in case you hadn't notice, Posey is getting better as the season progresses. Unlike most catchers who tire late in the season, he's been hot down the stretch, batting .441 over the past 23 games with the division title on the line. Let him carry your fantasy team to the title too.
9/11/2014 1:04:00 PM
Description: Although it is a small sample size, Giants catcher Buster Posey is 1-for-8 in his career against Diamondbacks starter Randall Delgado.
Insight: Posey has cooled off since the weekend and has one hit in his last 10 at-bats. Thursday will be a tough matchup for him, but he is still a must start.
9/10/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is a lifetime .727 hitter (8-for-11) with a 2.133 OPS and two homers versus Arizona right-hander Josh Collmenter.
Insight: Posey's been hitting at an absurd rate, batting .404 for the past four weeks. Posey is playing like the MVP he is and is a must start in this favorable matchup.
9/9/2014 12:13:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is a lifetime .450 hitter (9-for-20) with a 1.250 OPS versus Arizona left-hander Wade Miley.
Insight: Posey's been hitter at an absurd rate, batting .512 over the past two weeks and .427 for the past month. He's raised his average to .309. It's crunch time and Posey is playing like an MVP. He's a must start in this favorable matchup.
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