Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/11/12
Buster Posey came to Cincinnati wondering whether the San Francisco Giants were long for the postseason. Down 2-0 in the best-of-five National League Division Series to the Cincinnati Reds, Posey, a leading candidate for the league's MVP award in his first season back from a serious ankle injury, had been scuffling at the plate with a 3-for-17 start in the first four-plus games. Then the fifth inning of Game 5 on Thursday put Posey in an MVP moment, and he delivered MVP results. Clearly, after missing four months of the 2011 season, Posey is teaching the Giants a little something about comebacks. With the Giants leading 2-0, Posey came to the plate with the bases loaded against Reds' right-hander Mat Latos. "I just wanted to hit something hard, get it up in the air and get that run in from third," Posey said. He got the ball up -- and out of the park to left field for a grand slam to become the third catcher to ever hit a grand slam in modern postseason history. The ball r...
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