San Francisco Giants

2014 Avg.
.311
 
Career Avg.
.308
Name  Buster Posey
Born  3/27/1987
Height  6-1
Weight  220
Number  28
Position  C
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot9/15/2014 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.
 
Hot9/10/2014 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.
 
Hot9/9/2014 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.
 
Hot9/6/2014 4:36:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey went 3-for-3 with a home run Saturday afternoon against David Price and the Tigers.
Insight: Posey's multi-hit game was the fifth in a row. Over the past 14 games he's batted .484 with six homers and 20 RBI and raised his average from .279 to .310. It's crunch time and Posey is playing like an MVP.
 
Hot9/1/2014 9:41:00 PM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey went 3-for-5 with a double and one RBI Monday at Colorado.
Insight: Posey has batted a ridiculous .469 with four doubles, a triple, five homers and 14 RBI in his last 11 games (49 at-bats). During that span, he's raised his average from .278 to .299 and his OPS from .759 to .824.
 
Hot8/30/2014 9:37:00 AM
Description: Giants catcher Buster Posey went 5-for-5 with a triple, three RBI and three runs scored in San Francisco's big victory over Milwaukee, 13-2.
Insight: Posey snapped his seven-game hitting streak on Thursday, going 0-for-4, but responded with five hits on Friday. In his last nine games, Posey is batting .500 (20-for-40) with five home runs, three doubles, a triple, 13 RBI and 11 runs. The catcher has raised his season totals to .297, 18 home runs, 71 RBI and .823 OPS.
 
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.