Originally written on The Baseball Page  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has been the best player in all of baseball the past month showcasing his talents with the bat and arm since the All-Star break.   Posey is batting .449 in the second half with 44 hits, seven doubles, nine homers, 33 RBI's and walked 17 times. He is producing a .521 on-base percentage and incredible .796 slugging percentage totaling a ridiculous 1.317 OPS ( on-base plus slugging). Not only is Posey showing off skills with the bat, his impact is felt behind the plate calling great games for the pitching staff. Since the break, the Giants rank fifth in the National League with a 3.39 ERA, 17 wins tied for fourth and third with 234 strikeouts. Defensively, Posey is tied for fifth in all of baseball throwing out 23 runners attempting to steal. Posey's numbers on the year rank up well with the rest of the catchers in baseball. His .332 average ranks second, 123 hits tied for first, fourth with 23 doubles, 76 RBI"s good for first and...
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