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Buster Posey
AVG HR RBI
.285 12 47
Team: San FranciscoHt / Wt: 6-1 / 215 NFBC ADP: 21.12
Position: CBorn: 3/27/1987 Birthplace: Leesburg, Georgia
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Giants (2008)


Latest News
July 24 6:22 PM PT7:22 PM MT8:22 PM CT9:22 PM ET21:22 ET1:22 GMT9:22 6:22 PM MST8:22 PM EST8:52 PM VEN5:22 UAE (+1)8:22 PM CT-Posey finished with two hits and two RBIs in Sunday's 5-2 loss at Yankee Stadium.
Analysis: Posey broke out of his mini-slump after going 2 for 17 over his previous five games.
July 22 7:37 PM PT8:37 PM MT9:37 PM CT10:37 PM ET22:37 ET2:37 GMT10:37 7:37 PM MST9:37 PM EST10:07 PM VEN6:37 UAE (+1)9:37 PM CT-Posey exited Friday's game against the New York Yankees with a right foot contusion.
Analysis: Posey was pulled after the top of the fourth inning. The Giants announced the injury in the seventh after x-rays were negative. It's unlikely he will miss a great deal of time.
July 11 7:48 AM PT8:48 AM MT9:48 AM CT10:48 AM ET10:48 ET14:48 GMT22:48 7:48 AM MST9:48 AM EST10:18 AM VEN18:48 UAE9:48 AM CT-Posey finished with three hits and an RBI to help the Giants pull out a 4-0 win over Arizona on Sunday.
Analysis: Posey has played a key roll in San Francisco's charge, batting .386 with 14 RBIs in his last 25 games.
July 7 10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT-Posey hit his 11th home run of the season and recorded his fifth stolen base in Wednesday's win over the Rockies.
Analysis: Posey went deep for the second time in three days and the third time in his last six games after going 21 straight without a homer.
July 5 4:33 PM PT5:33 PM MT6:33 PM CT7:33 PM ET19:33 ET23:33 GMT7:33 4:33 PM MST6:33 PM EST7:03 PM VEN3:33 UAE (+1)6:33 PM CT-Posey was named the starting catcher for the NL All-Star team.
Analysis: Posey is batting .291 with 10 homers, 19 doubles and 40 RBIs. The four-time All-Star leads all catchers with a 2.7 WAR.
July 1 9:18 AM PT10:18 AM MT11:18 AM CT12:18 PM ET12:18 ET16:18 GMT0:18 9:18 AM MST11:18 AM EST11:48 AM VEN20:18 UAE11:18 AM CT-Posey hit a towering three-run homer, one of his two hits, and drove in three as the Giants avoided a four-game sweep by beating the Oakland Athletics 12-6 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Posey was hitting .257 on June 13 but is batting .406 over his last 17 games.
June 27 9:56 AM PT10:56 AM MT11:56 AM CT12:56 PM ET12:56 ET16:56 GMT0:56 9:56 AM MST11:56 AM EST12:26 PM VEN20:56 UAE11:56 AM CT-Posey went 2 for 4 with a double Sunday to extend his hitting streak to six games.
Analysis: Posey is batting .421 with three doubles and four RBIs during the stretch.
June 22 10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET13:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST12:30 PM VEN21:00 UAE12:00 PM CT-Posey doubled, singled, drove in a run and scored two in Tuesday's win in Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Posey is batting .452 with nine runs scored in his last eight games.
June 18 5:57 PM PT6:57 PM MT7:57 PM CT8:57 PM ET20:57 ET0:57 GMT8:57 5:57 PM MST7:57 PM EST8:27 PM VEN4:57 UAE (+1)7:57 PM CT-Posey had two hits in the Giants' 6-4 win over the Rays on Saturday.
Analysis: Posey has been red-hot, batting .579 with a 1.321 OPS in his last five games.
June 16 12:07 PM PT1:07 PM MT2:07 PM CT3:07 PM ET15:07 ET19:07 GMT3:07 12:07 PM MST2:07 PM EST2:37 PM VEN23:07 UAE2:07 PM CT-Posey capped a big series against Milwaukee with two hits, two RBIs and a stolen base in Wednesday's 10-1 win.
Analysis: Posey was 8 for 12 with three RBIs, four runs and two steals in the three-game sweep of the Brewers.
June 15 10:28 AM PT11:28 AM MT12:28 PM CT1:28 PM ET13:28 ET17:28 GMT1:28 10:28 AM MST12:28 PM EST12:58 PM VEN21:28 UAE12:28 PM CT-Posey had a season-high four hits in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Brewers.
Analysis: Posey is 6 for 9 with three runs in this series against Milwaukee following a 4-for-35 funk.
June 14 10:41 AM PT11:41 AM MT12:41 PM CT1:41 PM ET13:41 ET17:41 GMT1:41 10:41 AM MST12:41 PM EST1:11 PM VEN21:41 UAE12:41 PM CT-Posey reached base four times, including two hits, in Monday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: Posey, who also had an RBI and a run scored Monday, had been 4 for 35 over his previous nine games.
June 9 11:08 AM PT12:08 PM MT1:08 PM CT2:08 PM ET14:08 ET18:08 GMT2:08 11:08 AM MST1:08 PM EST1:38 PM VEN22:08 UAE1:08 PM CT-Posey has missed three straight games with an irritated nerve in his right thumb, but with the Giants being off Thursday, he could return Friday against the Dodgers
Analysis: Posey is 2 for 23 over his last six games, though one of the hits was his eighth home run of the season. Since the beginning of last season, Posey is 7 for 22 against Clayton Kershaw, whom the Giants are scheduled to face Friday.
May 30 8:30 AM PT9:30 AM MT10:30 AM CT11:30 AM ET11:30 ET15:30 GMT23:30 8:30 AM MST10:30 AM EST11:00 AM VEN19:30 UAE10:30 AM CT-Posey followed Saturday's monster performance at Coors Field by going 3 for 4 with two runs scored.
Analysis: The star catcher had a pair of three-run homers in Saturday's win over the Rockies. Posey hit just .172 with one home run in 17 games prior to the Colorado series.
May 29 9:53 AM PT10:53 AM MT11:53 AM CT12:53 PM ET12:53 ET16:53 GMT0:53 9:53 AM MST11:53 AM EST12:23 PM VEN20:53 UAE11:53 AM CT-Posey busted out the whooping stick Saturday.
Analysis: Posey hit a pair of three-run homers in another wild one at Coors Field.
May 22 3:59 PM PT4:59 PM MT5:59 PM CT6:59 PM ET18:59 ET22:59 GMT6:59 3:59 PM MST5:59 PM EST6:29 PM VEN2:59 UAE (+1)5:59 PM CT-Posey went 2 for 4 and ended a long home run drought with a two-run shot in Saturday's win over the Cubs.
Analysis: Posey had gone 17 games since last homering against the Mets on May 1. He's now 7 for 23 with five RBIs over his last six games.
May 4 1:02 PM PT2:02 PM MT3:02 PM CT4:02 PM ET16:02 ET20:02 GMT4:02 1:02 PM MST3:02 PM EST3:32 PM VEN0:02 UAE (+1)3:02 PM CT-Posey hit three doubles in a 3-1 win over Cincinnati on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Posey is batting .352 with four doubles and a pair of homers in his last 15 games.
May 2 8:30 AM PT9:30 AM MT10:30 AM CT11:30 AM ET11:30 ET15:30 GMT23:30 8:30 AM MST10:30 AM EST11:00 AM VEN19:30 UAE10:30 AM CT-Posey was 2 for 4 with a homer and two runs scored Sunday.
Analysis: Posey raised his OPS to .801.
Apr. 26 11:52 AM PT12:52 PM MT1:52 PM CT2:52 PM ET14:52 ET18:52 GMT2:52 11:52 AM MST1:52 PM EST2:22 PM VEN22:52 UAE1:52 PM CT-Posey went 2 for 4 with a dinger Monday.
Analysis: Posey only has seven RBIs so he needs to cut it loose for his owners.
Apr. 12 6:26 PM PT7:26 PM MT8:26 PM CT9:26 PM ET21:26 ET1:26 GMT9:26 6:26 PM MST8:26 PM EST8:56 PM VEN5:26 UAE (+1)8:26 PM CT-Posey should be back in the lineup after not starting Tuesday because of a bruised left foot.
Analysis: "He bruised it pretty good," manager Bruce Bochy said. "It is pretty sore and he needed the break." Posey is hitting .391 after the first week of the season.
Apr. 11 3:41 PM PT4:41 PM MT5:41 PM CT6:41 PM ET18:41 ET22:41 GMT6:41 3:41 PM MST5:41 PM EST6:11 PM VEN2:41 UAE (+1)5:41 PM CT-Posey homered during his 2-for-5 performance on Sunday.
Analysis: It was his first home run since opening day.
Apr. 8 12:42 AM PT1:42 AM MT2:42 AM CT3:42 AM ET3:42 ET7:42 GMT15:42 12:42 AM MST2:42 AM EST3:12 AM VEN11:42 UAE2:42 AM CT-Posey had three hits and drove in two runs in a 12-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday, the San Francisco Giants' home opener.
Analysis: Posey was 2 for 9 with two RBIs in his first three games.
Apr. 8 11:42 PM PT12:42 AM MT1:42 AM CT2:42 AM ET2:42 ET6:42 GMT14:42 11:42 PM MST1:42 AM EST2:12 AM VEN10:42 UAE1:42 AM CT-Posey is scheduled to get his first day off this season Friday.
Analysis: He is 5 for 14 with four RBIs through four games.
Mar. 27 1:29 PM PT2:29 PM MT3:29 PM CT4:29 PM ET16:29 ET20:29 GMT4:29 1:29 PM MST3:29 PM EST3:59 PM VEN0:29 UAE (+1)3:29 PM CT-The Giants say Posey was a late scratch from Sunday's game against the Chicago White Sox because of hip tightness.
Analysis: Posey's injury isn't believed to be serious and his status is day to day. He was replaced in the lineup by Trevor Brown. Posey is batting .290 in 31 at-bats in 13 games this spring and has caught 49 innings.
Feb. 18 9:47 AM PT10:47 AM MT11:47 AM CT12:47 PM ET12:47 ET17:47 GMT1:47 10:47 AM MST12:47 PM EST1:17 PM VEN21:47 UAE11:47 AM CT-Posey would like to clear up one thing about his property landing on a list of excessive water users in the drought-ravaged Bay Area: The San Francisco Giants catcher says he worked with landscapers to take appropriate measures to save water before he and his wife moved into their suburban home in 2013.
Analysis: He was fined by East Bay Municipal Utility District, which says by law it must release the names of customers on such lists when a public records request is made. Posey and wife Kristen live in Lafayette, in the East Bay hills, along with their 4-year-old twins, Lee and Addison.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2009 SF 7 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .118 .118 .118
2010 SF 108 406 58 124 23 2 18 67 30 55 0 2 .305 .357 .505
2011 SF 45 162 17 46 5 0 4 21 18 30 3 0 .284 .368 .389
2012 SF 148 530 78 178 39 1 24 103 69 96 1 1 .336 .408 .549
2013 SF 148 520 61 153 34 1 15 72 60 70 2 1 .294 .371 .450
2014 SF 147 547 72 170 28 2 22 89 47 69 0 1 .311 .364 .490
2015 SF 150 557 74 177 28 0 19 95 56 52 2 0 .318 .379 .470
2016 SF 92 337 57 96 21 1 12 47 38 43 6 0 .285 .357 .460
Career 845 3076 418 946 178 7 114 494 318 419 14 5 .308 .373 .481

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 SF Total 15 59 6 17 3 0 1 5 6 18 1 0 .288 .354 .390
    LDS 4 16 3 6 1 0 0 0 2 5 1 0 .375 .444 .438
    LCS 6 23 1 5 2 0 0 3 3 7 0 0 .217 .308 .304
    WS 5 20 2 6 0 0 1 2 1 6 0 0 .300 .333 .450
2012 SF Total 16 60 5 12 0 0 3 9 8 15 0 0 .200 .294 .350
    LDS 5 19 3 4 0 0 2 5 3 4 0 0 .211 .318 .526
    LCS 7 26 1 4 0 0 0 1 4 6 0 0 .154 .267 .154
    WS 4 15 1 4 0 0 1 3 1 5 0 0 .267 .313 .467
2014 SF Total 17 69 5 17 0 0 0 7 6 7 0 1 .246 .312 .246
    WC 1 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400
    LDS 4 18 0 7 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 .389 .450 .389
    LCS 5 20 3 4 0 0 0 3 2 3 0 0 .200 .261 .200
    WS 7 26 1 4 0 0 0 2 3 3 0 0 .154 .241 .154
Career 48 188 16 46 3 0 4 21 20 40 1 1 .245 .319 .324


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