Found February 18, 2012 on Mercury News:
Early workload will be lighter for Posey, Wilson, Sanchez

Drew back on field for first time since injury

Buster Posey said he had a hard time digesting the replays of Stephen Drews severe ankle injury. It made my stomach turn watching it, said Posey, who suffered a similar but less stressful ankle injury last May. Drew was back in his natural habitat Monday, taking grounders at shortstop on one of the Diamondbacks' practice field at Salt River Fields, the first time he has done...

Bruce Bochy orders Buster Posey to not block the plate

Buster Posey is heading into 2012 with a new job description. As an MLB catcher, it was once Posey’s job to block the plate if it was the only way he could make an out on a tag play at home. After suffering a gruesome injury by blocking the plate last season, Giants manager Bruce Bochy has ordered his star catcher to find other ways to apply the tag this season. “I don’t want...

Buster Posey Told NOT to block home plate in 2012

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy has told catcher Buster Posey not to block home plate this upcoming season.  The Giants lost Posey for most of the 2011 MLB season last May after a collision at home plate with Marlins outfielder Scott Cousins.  Posey tore three ligaments in his left ankle and broke a bone in his lower part of his leg. According to USA Today at spring training...

Giants' Bochy to C Posey: Do not block the plate

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy has instructed catcher Buster Posey to no longer block the plate to avoid potential collisions. Posey's 2011 season came to an end after he suffered a broken left ankle that required reconstructive surgery following a collision at home plate with Florida's Scott Cousins on May 25. "I'll take this out of Buster's hands...

Giants direct Posey to no longer block plate

After a violent collision at home plate ended Buster Posey's season in May last season, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy has instructed his All-Star catcher to no longer block home plate when a player is trying to score.

Posey ready to be back behind the plate

Something extremely important -- his identity as the catcher, cleanup man and quiet leader of a World Series champion -- was taken from Buster Posey in a heartbeat last May.

Posey back in action for Giants

Buster Posey squatted into his catcher's crouch for his first spring training bullpen session and began receiving pitches from ace Tim Lincecum, then Matt Cain.

13 Giant questions entering spring training

The San Francisco Giants are about to embark on their 55th season of play since moving west from New York in 1958. As hope for another World Series title springs eternal, Giants fans have a lot of questions on their minds. Here are 13 of the biggest ponderings I’ve received recently from readers, followed by my best attempts at answering them… Question #1: “Who’s on first...

HBT: Can Giants find enough offense?

HBT: The return of Buster Posey should help the Giants' offense, but it remains to be seen if that will be enough to return to the playoffs.

Giants won't rush Buster Posey, Freddy Sanchez, Brian Wilson this spring

Manager Brucy Bochy doesn't expect his stars to see much spring training action until the second week
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