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2014 Avg.
.289
 
Career Avg.
.304
Name  Buster Posey
Born  3/27/1987
Height  6-1
Weight  220
Number  28
Position  C
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot8/27/2014 3:24:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey has batted .462 with three doubles, four homers and seven RBI over his last six games.
Insight: Posey blasted two homers Tuesday against Colorado and now has 17 homers and 65 RBI on the year. His OPS is in the .800s for the first time since June 26.
 
8/22/2014 10:35:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey has gone 6-for-9 with three doubles, two homers, three RBI and four runs in his last two games.
Insight: Posey sat out Wednesday's game with hip tightness and he was 6-for-35 (.171) with one RBI in the eight games prior to that, but the day off worked wonders.
 
8/21/2014 3:17:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey (hip) will return to the lineup on Thursday against the Cubs.
Insight: San Francisco will have to finish out a suspended game and then a full game after that on Thursday. Posey plans to participate in both according to Alex Pavlovic of Mercury News. The catcher missed Wednesday's game with discomfort in his left hip.
 
8/21/2014 9:46:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey was out Wednesday against the Cubs because his left hip flared up Tuesday night and is questionable for Thursday's game against the Chicago Cubs.
Insight: Posey has been getting treatment all day and manager Bruce Bochy hopes to have him behind the plate Thursday. However, Thursday is complicated by the necessary completion of the appealed game from Tuesday. Posey is batting .278 with 13 homers, 58 RBI, 48 runs and a .760 OPS, much closer to last year's numbers than his 2012 MVP season.
 
8/20/2014 6:47:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is out Wednesday against the Cubs because his left hip flared up Tuesday, according to Andrew Baggarly of csnbayarea.com.
Insight: Posey has been getting treatment all day and manager Bruce Bochy hopes to have him behind the plate Thursday. He's batted .278 with 13 homers, 58 RBI, 48 runs and a .760 OPS, much closer to last year's numbers than his 2012 MVP season.
 
8/20/2014 5:03:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is out Wednesday against the Cubs.
Insight: Posey is getting a breather while Andrew Susac catches Jake Peavy. He's batted .278 with 13 homers, 58 RBI, 48 runs and a .760 OPS, much closer to last year's numbers than his 2012 MVP season.
 
8/15/2014 1:53:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is a stunning .571 hitter (8-for-14) with sive extra-base hits against Phillies ace Cole Hamels.
Insight: Posey is batting .283 with 13 HR and 58 RBI. Nice numbers, but fantasy owners were hoping he could return to 2012 levels (.336, 24 HR, 103 RBI).
 
8/7/2014 12:16:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is getting a scheduled night off Thursday against the Brewers.
Insight: Posey is batting .285 with 13 HR and 57 RBI. Nice numbers, but fantasy owners were expecting a little bit better.
 
8/5/2014 6:25:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is getting a scheduled night off Tuesday against the Brewers.
Insight: Posey has batted .338 with four doubles, four homers, 15 RBI, 11 walks, 10 runs and a 1.004 OPS in his last 18 games, so it's a shame to see him out of the lineup. Andrew Susac is catching Tuesday.
 
8/3/2014 4:04:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey put up four hits Sunday, to give him 10 in his last five games and raise his average to .288.
Insight: The 27-year-old Posey's numbers are down a bit this season, but he's still an top-tier fantasy catcher batting with 13 home runs and 57 RBI.
 
7/24/2014 10:07:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is a career 7-for-11 (.636) with five extra-base hits and a 1.909 OPS versus Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels.
Insight: The 27-year-old Posey's numbers are down a bit this season, but he's still an top-tier fantasy catcher batting .284 with 11 home runs and 53 RBI.
 
7/13/2014 7:10:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey went 1-for-5 with a grand slam Sunday against the Diamondbacks.
Insight: Madison Bumgarner and Posey became the first pitcher-catcher combo to hit grand slams in the same game. The 27-year-old Posey has .275 with 10 home runs and 46 RBI this season, but he needs to do more to justify his high draft position in fantasy leagues.
 
7/12/2014 10:44:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey was not in the lineup Friday against Arizona, but will be back behind the plate for Saturday and has a favorable matchup.
Insight: Hector Sanchez has become Tim Lincecum's personal catcher, so Posey got Friday night off. Posey is a career .529 hitter (9-for-17) against Diamondbacks left-hander Wade Miley.
 
Cold7/11/2014 6:39:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is not in the lineup Friday against Arizona.
Insight: Hector Sanchez has become Tim Lincecum's personal catcher, so Posey will a get a night off Friday. Posey has gone 8-for-43 (.186) in his last 12 games.
 
7/4/2014 9:40:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is a career .444 hitter (8-for-18) with a pair of homers against Padres left-hander Eric Stults.
Insight: Posey's hot streak of last week is gone as he batted just .222 over the past five games, but this favorable matchup may help.
 
6/29/2014 11:05:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is a career .091 hitter (1-for-11) against Reds right-hander Homer Bailey.
Insight: Might be a good time for a day off. Posey has raised his average to .293 with nine homers and 40 RBI after an excellent June (.367, 2 HR, 15 RBI).
 
Hot6/25/2014 9:14:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey went 4-for-4 Wednesday to raise his average to .291.
Insight: He was also on first base to catch the last out of Tim Lincecum's no-hitter. Posey is now hitting .366 in the month of June.
 
Hot6/25/2014 10:52:00 AM
Description: San Francisco catcher Buster Posey is 11-for-30 (.367) against San Diego right-hander Ian Kennedy with three doubles.
Insight: Posey's lifetime numbers against Kennedy are great, but keep in mind he's struggled mightily at AT&T Park this season, hitting just .226 at home compared to .342 on the road. Still, seven of his nine home runs this year have come against righties.
 
6/20/2014 10:17:00 AM
Description: San Francisco catcher Buster Posey is 6-for-9 (.667) with two home runs against Diamondbacks starter Josh Collmenter.
Insight: Posey's statistics are down this season, but still respectable (.276, 9 HR, 35 RBI, .756 OPS).
 
6/17/2014 5:13:00 PM
Description: San Francisco catcher Buster Posey is in the lineup Tuesday, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Posey left Sunday's game after taking a foul tip off his mask, but he avoided a concussion. He'll serve as the DH Tuesday against the White Sox.
 

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