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2014 Avg.
.277
 
Career Avg.
.307
Name  Buster Posey
Born  3/27/1987
Height  6-1
Weight  220
Number  28
Position  C
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot4/12/2014 3:10:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey will start at first base on Saturday afternoon with Brandon Belt getting a day of rest.
Insight: Posey was involved in a collision with Paul Goldschmidt on Thursday and might be sore from the incident so has not caught the last two games He's batting .351 with three homers and seven RBI in his first 37 at-bats.
 
Hot4/12/2014 1:50:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey does not appear to be in the starting lineup on Saturday afternoon.
Insight: Friday night was a scheduled night off, so we're not sure about a second day. Posey was involved in a collision with Paul Goldschmidt on Thursday and might be sore from the incident. He's batting .351 with three homers and seven RBI in his first 37 at-bats.
 
Hot4/11/2014 6:52:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is not in the starting lineup Friday, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Hector Sanchez will catch Madison Bumgarner while Posey takes the night off. He's batting .351 with three homers and seven RBI in his first 37 at-bats.
 
4/5/2014 8:13:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey has started off 8-for-21 (.381) with two homers and four RBI.
Insight: Posey hit 24 homers in 148 games when he won the NL MVP in 2012, but he fell to 15 bombs in the same number of games last season. Fantasy owners drafted him for production closer to 2012 this year.
 
4/3/2014 1:23:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is will get the afternoon off on Thursday.
Insight: Normal day game after a night game for the All-Star catcher. he's started well, batting .417 through his first three games. Always a must start when in the lineup.
 
4/1/2014 10:18:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is a .533 hitter (8-for-15) against Arizona left-hander Wade Miley.
Insight: Posey homered in the season opener giving fantasy owners hope that he'll bounce back from a mediocre-for-him 2013 season (.294, 15 HR, 72 RBI, .821 OPS).
 
3/26/2014 4:01:00 PM
Description: According to Andrew Baggarly of csnbayarea.com, Giants catcher Buster Posey was scratched from Wednesday's lineup due to minor hamstring tightness.
Insight: The Giants stressed that the injury is "really, really, really minor." Posey hit .294 with 15 homers, 72 RBI and an .821 OPS in 148 games last year, but fantasy owners who invest a top-50 pick need to get more out of him.
 
11/18/2013 1:45:00 PM
Description: San Francisco catcher Buster Posey will not become a full-time first baseman, according to Giants general manager Brian Sabean.
Insight: Posey's fantasy value as a first baseman wouldn't be anywhere near what it is as a catcher. He batted .294 with 15 HR and 72 RBI last season which is very good for a guy behind the plate, but a dime-a-dozen option at first base.
 
9/28/2013 1:36:00 PM
Description: San Francisco catcher Buster Posey is getting Saturday off.
Insight: Posey will likely return to the lineup for the season finale Sunday, but fantasy owners will have to make do without him Saturday.
 
9/8/2013 1:50:00 PM
Description: San Francisco catcher Buster Posey (finger) is back in the lineup Sunday.
Insight: Posey suffered a small fracture at the tip of his right ring finger but he plans to play through the injury. He missed four games.
 
9/7/2013 7:45:00 PM
Description: San Francisco catcher Buster Posey (finger) took batting practice Saturday, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Posey suffered a small fracture at the tip of his right ring finger but he plans to play through the injury. He also threw and hit off a tee Saturday so he should be able to rejoin the lineup in the next few days.
 
9/6/2013 9:48:00 AM
Description: San Francisco catcher Buster Posey has a small fracture in his right ring finger, but he'll try to play through it after a couple of days rest, according to Comcast Bay Area reporter Andrew Baggarly.
Insight: Hector Sanchez has been filling in at catcher, but obviously he can't put up the MVP-type offensive numbers that Posey can. Posey is batting .309 with 14 HR and 69 RBI this season.
 
9/5/2013 8:46:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey had his finger X-rayed on Thursday. He's still waiting for the results. SOURCE: Alex Pavlovic, Mercury News
Insight: Posey said that his finger is feeling better so it's unlikely that he suffered a fracture. Hector Sanchez has been filling in at catcher.
 
9/5/2013 7:18:00 PM
Description: San Francisco catcher Buster Posey will miss his second straight game Thursday versus Arizona.
Insight: He suffered a finger injury while catching on Tuesday and it's still healing. Hector Sanchez (.247, 3 HR, 16 RBI) will make another start behind the plate.
 
9/4/2013 5:37:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey (finger) is not in the lineup Wednesday.
Insight: Posey tore his right ring fingernail Tuesday night. He should only be out for a few days.
 
9/4/2013 11:49:00 AM
Description: If San Francisco catcher Buster Posey does compete Wednesday against the Padres, he could be in for a big fantasy day.
Insight: Posey carries a blistering .467 lifetime average in 15 at bats against Eric Stults. Unfortunately, Posey hurt his right ring finger on Tuesday and is questionable for today's series finale.
 
9/4/2013 11:00:00 AM
Description: A finger injury could sideline Giants catcher Buster Posey Wednesday against San Diego. SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle
Insight: Posey got crossed up by Madison Bumgarner behind the plate and had to leave Tuesday's game early. Hector Sanchez (.250, 2 HR, 14 RBI) would draw the start at catcher if Posey is unavailable on Wednesday.
 
8/27/2013 7:13:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey is not in the starting lineup Tuesday.
Insight: Posey is getting the night off and should be back in the lineup Wednesday. The catcher has followed up his MVP season in which he hit .336 with 24 homers, 103 RBI and a .957 OPS with a .307 average, 14 homers, 65 RBI and an .856 OPS.
 
8/18/2013 12:01:00 PM
Description: San Francisco catcher Buster Posey won't be on the field Sunday against Miami.
Insight: Posey (.304, 14 HR, 61 RBI) didn't play on Friday night either. Manager Bruce Bochy hinted that he'd be giving Posey a rest earlier in the week, so at least fantasy owners had a few days to prepare for this. Once again, Hector Sanchez will make the start at catcher for the Giants.
 
8/16/2013 7:20:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey could sit out Sunday's game in addition to Friday, according to SFGate.com.
Insight: San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said that in deciding when to rest Posey, he looks nots only at how many games he caught, but how many pitches, and Posey has caught a lot of pitches this season. "We’ve played some long games," Bochy said. "The first six weeks the pitching struggled a little bit and we had some long games there. It’s a different game when you catch 125 or 130 pitches than 200 pitches. It takes a toll on you. It’s not the same type of game."
 

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