BUSTER POSEY RUMORS & GOSSIP
Welcome back everyone. Today in our rankings, we’ll evaluate the league’s backstops. You can find our previous rankings here: Outfield, Corner Infield, Middle Infield.
1. Buster Posey: Posey is easily our #1 catcher, with no other player at the position able to deliver the hitting stats that he can. Despite a rough second half last season, Posey still finished with a .294...
Giants catcher Buster Posey, whose 2011 season was cut short after the Marlins' Scott Cousins crashed into him at the plate, says a home plate collision rule adopted by Major League Baseball and its players does a good thing by eliminating malicious collisions.
Speaking about the rule change for the first time Tuesday, Posey said, ''I've always said that the main...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago
(Eds: Minor edits.) By DON KETCHUM Associated Press San Francisco's Buster Posey is already among the most accomplished catchers in baseball with a pair of World Series rings and All-Star selections, the NL Rookie of the Year award in 2010, and a batting title and NL MVP in the same season of 2012.
Yet manager Bruce Bochy has said Posey will require his days off to stay fresh...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago
The San Francisco Giants have a number of former players that are helping the younger players in camp this year, including Barry Bonds, who will serve as a special instructor for the Giants’ hitters, reports the San Jose Mercury News. According to the report, Bonds, a seven-time National League MVP and MLB’s all-time home runs leader with 762, has wanted to take on a more active...
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At Media Day (notes from media day) we learned that San Francisco Giants‘ catcher Buster Posey has put on 10 pounds of muscle in the offseason. In Posey’s short career, he has set a high bar for what fans expect out of him by being the 2010 Rookie of the Year and the 2012 National League Most Valuable Player. In 2013 Posey put up very...
In roto leagues, Buster Posey was merely disappointing in 2013. In H2H leagues, he was a season killer. The reason for this? After a great first half, Posey wilted after the All-Star break.
The following chart shows his OPS by month for the past season:
According to a January 31 report, Posey added 10 pounds of muscle this offseason in an attempt to lessen the effects of a season’s...
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has added 10 pounds of muscle though an offseason training program.
Posey is hoping to avoid fatigue in the second half of the season in 2014. After a strong first half, Posey hit just .244/.333/.310 with just two homers and 16 RBI in 197 at-bats after the All-Star Game.
“As a competitor, you don’t want to use anything as...
Buster Posey would never admit that he wore down in the second half last season, when his numbers tailed off as the Giants fell out of the race. But Posey didn’t have to say anything on Friday.
The catcher was noticeably more muscular at a media session at AT&T Park, and coaches and members of the training staff couldn’t hide their excitement as the former MVP walked past...
Buster Posey wants all players protected from hard collisions at home plate and serious injuries, baserunners and catchers alike.
Whether Major League Baseball implements a new rule banning home-plate collisions in time for the 2014 season, don't expect San Francisco's star catcher to be at the forefront to speak up on such topics. Even if his frightening, season-ending...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2014
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It’s official, Buster Posey has won the 2012 National League MVP! Everyone speculated that Posey would win the NL MVP award, but you never know how things play out till their official.
Posey won the NL Batting Title with a .336 average while also launching 24 homers, racking up 103 RBI, and having a .408 on base percentage.
That’s just Posey on offense. Lets not forget that...