Buster Posey
Buster Posey hits 12th home run Sunday
Buster Posey, C, SF
News: Giants catcher Buster Posey hit his 12th home run Sunday against the Dodgers.

Posey struck in the bottom of the fifth. With the bases empty, he hit a 93 mph fastball from Hyun-Jin Ryu out to left field for the solo shot. Posey finished 1 for 3, with one run scored and one RBI.


Andrew Susac
Andrew Susac gets the call Saturday
Andrew Susac, C, SF
News: The Giants recalled catcher Andrew Susac from Triple-A Fresno Saturday, after Hector Sanchez was placed on the concussion DL.

Susac will make his major-league debut whenever he appears in his first game for the Giants. He was hitting .268/.379/.451 in 213 at-bats at Triple-A. 


Hector Sanchez
Hector Sanchez placed on concussion DL
Hector Sanchez, C, SF
News: The Giants placed catcher Hector Sanchez on the 7-day concussion disabled list Saturday, after a foul tip caught him on the catcher's mask Friday. He will be out until at least next week while recovering, but will have to clear the league's concussion protocol before he can be cleared for action. 

A.J. Pierzynski
A.J. Pierzynski steps right into Cardinals' lineup
A.J. Pierzynski, C, STL
News: Cardinals catcher A.J. Pierzynski is in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Cubs, just hours after his signing was made official. Pierzynski is batting sixth and starting behind the plate for his first game.

Jacob Realmuto
Jacob Realmuto gets the call Friday
Jacob Realmuto, C, MIA
News: The Marlins recalled catcher Jacob Realmuto from Double-A Jacksonville Friday, after sending Anthony DeSclafani down.

Realmuto appeared in seven games earlier in the season for the Marlins, driving in five runs while hitting just .200 in 20 at-bats. He was hitting .301/.368/.474 at Jacksonville.  


Jonathan Lucroy
Jonathan Lucroy getting some rest Friday
Jonathan Lucroy, C, MIL
News: The Brewers opted to give catcher Jonathan Lucroy his first day off in over two weeks Friday, in the second game of a series against the Brewers.

Lucroy has not been out of the team's lineup since July 9, and has caught 26 of the team's last 29 overall. He will likely be back in the lineup Saturday and Sunday to finish out the series.  


Rene Rivera
Rene Rivera homers in blowout win
Rene Rivera, C, SD
News: Padres catcher Rene Rivera put together a strong performance Thursday, in a 13-3 win over the Cubs.

Rivera went 3 for 5 in the blowout win, and played a big role with his bat. Rivera went 3 for 5 with three RBI, including one with his fifth inning home run and then two more with a single in the sixth. He also came around to score twice in the win.

Rivera has been a solid option for the Padres behind the plate this season, hitting .228/.286/.436 with seven home runs in 149 at-bats. 


Evan Gattis
Evan Gattis says back responding well
Evan Gattis, C, ATL
News: Braves catcher Evan Gattis said Wednesdat that his back has responded well to the two games he has played since returning from the disabled list, MLB.com reports.

Gattis is just 1 for 7 with a walk over his last two games, and he added that he is still working to regain his timing after missing close to a month on the disabled list. He has hit .286/.339/.545 with 16 home runs and 39 RBI in 231 at-bats.


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