Found July 31, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The San Francisco Giants scratched catcher Buster Posey from yesterday’s lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies, as the backstop was dealing with an illness that was specifically upsetting his stomach, according to Chris Haft of MLB.com. Giants manager Bruce Bochy told reporters that Posey’s illness “came on pretty fast” prior to the game, resulting in him being scratched from the team’s initial lineup. It wasn’t clear what Posey’s availability would be yesterday, but assuming he’s received treatment and the illness subsides, the catcher should be back in the team’s lineup today as they look to end their five-game skid. While the Giants have struggled mightily this season, Posey is putting in another impressive campaign for the team. Over 401 plate appearances, the 26-year-old has hit .308/.379/.511 with 28 doubles and 14 home runs. Posey was replaced behind the plate by Guillermo Quiroz, while the Giants slid Hunter Pence into the cleanup spot in the lineup. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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