Originally posted on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 7/2/13
After getting swept by the Dodgers and losing two out of three to the Colorado Rockies this past week, the San Francisco Giants were in desperate need of some good news. Luckily, their MVP catcher was around to provide a silver lining to a team that needed any lift it could get. Buster Posey was named the National League Player of the Week for the week ending on Sunday, June 30. Posey hit a torrid .500 (11 for 22) with four home runs to earn the honor. While the Giants were busy dropping games to their division rivals, Posey was doing everything he could to help his team win, including belting a memorable home run off of Clayton Kershaw last Wednesday. While I’m sure that Posey would have happily traded that award (or the watch that came with it) for a couple more wins on the Giants’ current brutal road trip, the team has to be thrilled that he is following up his MVP campaign with a season that, thus far, has been just as good. Posey’s recent hot hitting has brought his batting lin...
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