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28 Buster Posey C
Height/Weight: 6-1/215 | Birthdate: 3/27/1987 | Birthplace: Leesburg, GA | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: San Francisco | College: Florida State | MLB Experience: 7 | Salary: $8,000,000 | Owned/Started%: 100/100 | Average Draft Position: 33.56
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NL starters announced for 2015 All-Star Game


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(7/5/2015) The National League starters for the All-Star Game were announced Sunday, and leading the way after an impressive first half is Nationals slugger Bryce Harper, who racked up nearly 14 million votes to pace the field. 

Harper entered Sunday's game with a .344 average, 25 home runs and 60 RBIs, numbers that have him squarely in the conversation for the Triple Crown. He'll be joined in Cincinnati by players from an array of teams, unlike the AL's Royals-heavy squad. 

Catcher: Buster Posey, Giants
First baseman: Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks
Second baseman: Dee Gordon, Marlins
Third baseman: Todd Frazier, Reds
Shortstop: Jhonny Peralta, Cardinals
Outfield: Bryce Harper, Nationals
Outfield: Matt Holliday, Cardinals
Outfield: Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins 


Giants' Buster Posey goes yard in consecutive games


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(7/3/2015) Giants catcher and first baseman Buster Posey hit his 14th home run of the season in Friday night's 2-1 loss to the Nationals. 

For Posey, it's the second home run he's hit in the past two games he's played in. He finished Friday's game 1 for 4 and now has 57 RBI this year. Posey's slash line for the season is now .304/.375/.504. 


Giants catcher Buster Posey homers in Thursday's loss


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey hit his 13th home run of the season during Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Marlins.

Posey hit the solo shot off Carter Capps in the eighth inning. He also drove in a run during the first inning on a sacrifice fly. He finished the game 1 for 3 with two RBI.

Prior to Thursday's loss, Posey was hitting .366 with three home runs and 18 RBI in his last 12 games.


Giants' Buster Posey bounces back quickly, starts Thursday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey was in the starting lineup at first base Thursday against the Marlins after leaving Wednesday's game due to a head injury.

Posey left Wednesday's game after taking a foul ball of his facemask. Manager Bruce Bochy said Posey came out of the game because he was feeling "off". He did pass a concussion test after leaving the game.

Posey enters play Thursday riding a seven-game hit streak. He is batting .462 (12 for 26) with two home runs, four doubles, 13 RBI and eight runs in that span.


Giants C Buster Posey leaves game, passes concussion test


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(7/1/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey was forced to exit Wednesday's game against the Marlins. 

Posey left with the San Francisco Chronicle reporting that Posey took a ball off of his facemask an "inning or two" prior to leaving. Posey passed a concussion test and wil be evaluated on Friday. 

Posey's day ended 1 for 2 with a single. He now has a .304/.379/.487 slash line. 


Giants C Buster Posey hits homer, double in loss


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/30/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey crushed his 12th home run of the season in Tuesday night's 5-3 loss to the Marlins. 

Posey finished the game 2 for 4 and also hit a double. Posey has a batting average of .389 over his last 10 games, which includes three home runs, four doubles and 18 RBI. It's also the sixth game in a row he's recorded a hit. 

For the season, Posey now holds a slash line of .303/.378/.487.


Giants catcher Buster Posey up to 26 RBI in June


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/29/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey drove in three runs during a 6-3 win against the Rockies on Sunday. Posey had an RBI single in the first inning and a two-RBI single in the third inning, which gave San Francisco a 3-2 lead.

Posey has managed multiple RBI in four of his last five games and seven times in June. He is batting .308 (28 for 91) with three home runs, eight doubles, 26 RBI, 16 runs, 12 walks, nine strikeouts and one stolen base in 25 June games.


Giants C Buster Posey doubles twice, drives in three on Thursday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/25/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey filled up the boxscore on Thuresday. Posey went 3 for 5 with a pair of doubles, three RBI and three runs scored as the Giants topped the Padres 13-8. Posey now has 12 two-baggers on the season.

Posey was in need of a game of this caliber, as he was batting .226 in his last 10 games entering play on Thursday.


Buster Posey hits grand slam in Giants win


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey hit his 11th home run of the season with a grand slam in Wednesday night's 6-0 win over the Padres. 

Posey's grand slam came in the third inning and was crushed over the left center field wall. Posey finished the game 1 for 4 with four RBI. This is Posey's second home run that he's hit in his past five games. 

For the year, Posey now has a slash line of .287/.365/.468. 


Nori Aoki not in Giants' lineup, Buster Posey, Brandon Belt move spots


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/21/2015) Giants left fielder Nori Aoki is not in the lineup for Sunday night's game. 

Aoki was hit in the leg by a pitch in Saturday' game and had to leave the contest.

Brandon Belt moved from first base to left field to replace Aoki. Buster Posey moved from catcher to first to cover for Belt's absence.  


Giants C Buster Posey belts third-career grand slam on Friday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/20/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey had a rather historic night at the plate on Friday. In the second inning, Posey singled and later stole second, his first stolen base since 2013. 

Then, in the next inning, Posey connected for a grand slam home run, his 10th longball of the season.

According to Elias, Posey has become the first Giants catcher since 1903 to steal a base and hit a grand slam in the same game.

Overall on Friday, Posey went three for four, with four RBI and two runs scored in the 9-5 victory over the Dodgers. He's batting .297 on the season.


Giants have Angel Pagan, Buster Posey, Matt Duffy back in lineup


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/15/2015) The Giants will welcome back Angel Pagan, Buster Posey and Matt Duffy to their lineup this Monday against the Mariners. 

Pagan, Posey and Duffy all had a day off Sunday. They're batting in their usual positions as well — Pagan third, Posey fourth and Duffy seventh. Without Pagan, Posey and Duffy starting on Sunday, the Giants lost 4-0 to the Diamondbacks. 


Giants give Angel Pagan, Buster Posey and Matt Duffy days off


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/14/2015) The Giants have decided to rest three key players for Sunday's series-finale agianst the Diamondbacks. 

Angel Pagan, Buster Posey and Matt Duffy are all absent from the starting lineup. Pagan has started the past 16 games, Posey the past 12 and Duffy the past 19. 


Giants C Buster Posey drives in 3 RBI in win


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/10/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey had a big game Wednesday night during his team's 8-5 win over the Padres. 

Posey picked up three RBI after going 2 for 5 from the plate. Both of Posey's hits went for doubles. Posey is now batting .375 in his last five games. 

Posey now has a slash line of .290/.362/.462 this season. 


Buster Posey gets three hits in Giants' win


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/9/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey went 3 for 5 in Tuesday's win over the Mets. 

Posey scored once and hit in his fourth straight game. He recorded his fourth three-hit game of the year. 

Posey also doubled, his seventh of the season. 


Giants C Buster Posey hits game-winning home run on Friday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/5/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey played offensive hero again in Friday's 5-4 win over the Phillies. With the score tied 4-4, Posey came up in the top of the seventh and proceeded to break the tie with a solo home run. The Giants' bullpen was able to take it from there and Tim Lincecum was awarded his sixth win of the year.

Posey now has nine home runs and 30 RBI on the season to go along with a very fine .289 batting average. 


Giants catcher Buster Posey out of the lineup on Saturday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/30/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey is out of the starting lineup on Saturday against the Braves, the team announced. Posey will be replaced by Andrew Susac, who will bat eighth. 

Posey had played four consecutive games for San Francisco behind the plate and appears to be getting a day off. He is hitting .301 with 27 RBI in 173 at-bats this season. The Giants are currently the favorites (-145) against Atlanta.


Giants C Buster Posey homers, drives in three in win on Friday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/30/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey was involved in all of the team's offense during Friday's 4-2 victory over the Braves. Posey got the scoring started with a two-run home run in the first inning, and then added an RBI-double and scored a run in the eighth.

The home run was Posey's eighth of the season. The two-hit performance brought his season batting average just over the .300 mark. 


Giants' Buster Posey out of lineup Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey is not in the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Brewers.

With Posey getting a breather, Hunter Pence is in the cleanup role. It's Posey's second day off in the team's last four games after making 10 straight starts. Andrew Susac will start behind the plate and bat eighth on Monday.

The Giants are underdogs (+115) in Milwaukee, per VegasInsider.com.


Giants C Buster Posey extends hit streak to 16 games


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(5/24/2015) There weren't many bright spots in the Giants' 11-2 loss to the Rockies on Sunday, but one was that catcher Buster Posey extended his hitting streak to 16 games. 

Posey waited until the ninth inning to keep his streak alive, singling to right field to finish 1-for-3 on the evening. Posey's career-high hit streak remains 21 games, which he accomplished in 2010. 

The catcher is hitting .310/.382/.468 on the season. 


Giants' Brandon Crawford sits, Joaquin Arias in at shortstop


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/24/2015) Shorstop Brandon Crawford is sitting out of Sunday's series-finale against the Rockies. 

Crawford rested on Thursday and appears to be doing the same for this game as well. In his place at shortstop will be Joaquin Arias, who is penciled in to bat eighth. 

Buster Posey and Nori Aoki are in the lineup after playing one game of Saturday's doubleheader. 


Giants C Buster Posey out of lineup against Rockies


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(5/23/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey will not start against the Rockies on Saturday in their first game of a doubleheader, despite his absolute tear at the plate during his last 13 games.

Posey, who is hitting .388/.464/.612 with three home runs and 13 RBI in his last 13 outings, will sit while Andrew Susac makes his 10th start of the season. 


Giants' Buster Posey slugs seventh homer Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/21/2015) Giants first baseman Buster Posey went 3 for 4 with a two-run home run in his team's 4-0 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday.

Posey scored the first run of the game on a sixth-inning single, then came back one inning later to blast a two-run homer to extend his team's lead to four runs. He fell just a triple short of the cycle, having collected his third double of the season in the win.

"I got that one pretty good," Posey said, per MLB.com. "I've hit some balls to that spot before that haven't gone out, but I thought that one would."

Posey has hit .308/.379/.476 with seven home runs and 21 RBI in 143 at-bats.


Buster Posey third, Hunter Pence cleanup in Giants lineup


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/20/2015) Giants right fielder Hunter Pence has been moved into the cleanup spot for the Wednesday night game against Dodgers left-hander Brett Anderson.

Usual cleanup hitter Buster Posey will bat third.

Pence is 4-for-12 since returning from injury.


Giants catcher Buster Posey batting .339 in May


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/20/2015) Giants catcher Buster Posey extended his hitting streak to seven games with an RBI single in the third inning Tuesday against the Dodgers. He finished 1 for 3 with one walk and one strikeout.

Posey is batting .323 (10 for 31) with two home runs, four runs, eight RBI, two walks and two strikeouts in his last seven games.

Posey has a .339/.418/.508/.926 slash line in 16 May games after producing a .263/.333/.388/.721 slash line in April.