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Two StartaPalooza, Week 26: Goodnight and Good Luck

So here we are, the last week of the season. If you're playing now, you're in the money game of your head-to-head league, or you're in a dog fight to pull ahead in the roto standings. I've said this for the last three weeks but, congratulations! You did something right. I'm going to go out on a limb here and say there are a few things you definitely didn'...
Via Razzball
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Daily Double Switch for September 17th

Welcome back folks! Another beautiful night of baseball is approaching us tonight. Just a quick note before I jump into the content, be aware that since teams have clinched playoff berths you may see some young guys get more at-bats while the regulars get some rest. Don’t be so quick to just plug a guy in your lineup, always double check! Sign up at DraftKings! Weather There is...
Via The Fantasy Fix
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Peavy, Posey help Giants pick up ground in NL West

  Jake Peavy put an end to San Francisco's slide and gave the Giants more hope of winning the NL West. Peavy pitched into the eighth inning, Buster Posey homered and San Francisco gained a game in the division race with a 2-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The victory, combined with the Dodgers' 10-4 loss at Colorado, left the Giants three games behind...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs, Collmenter fall in pitchers' duel

PHOENIX -- Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The victory, combined with the Dodgers' 10-4 loss at Colorado, left the Giants three games behind first-place Los Angeles with 11 to play. San Francisco snapped a three-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

PHOENIX (AP) Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The victory, combined with the Dodgers' 10-4 loss at Colorado, left the Giants three games behind first-place Los Angeles with 11 to play. San Francisco snapped a three-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs, Collmenter fall in pitchers' duel

PHOENIX -- Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The victory, combined with the Dodgers' 10-4 loss at Colorado, left the Giants three games behind first-place Los Angeles with 11 to play. San Francisco snapped a three-game losing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs ballboy adds drop-and-roll to foul ball catch (VIDEO)

The Diamondbacks ballboy made a great diving catch to snag a foul ball from Buster Posey's bat on Monday night.Not only did the "Gold Glove" ballboy make the catch, he added a little drop-and-roll at the end to spice things up:Your browser does not support iframes.
Via The Other Paper
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The 13th-Wildest Swing of Buster Posey’s Season

San Francisco catcher/first baseman Buster Posey is widely regarded to be one of major-league baseball’s best hitters for reasons that are based in fact. Entering the season, for example, he’d produced among the 10-best league- and park-adjusted batting lines since 2010. This season he’s continued that trend, recording not only the 14th-best batting line among […]
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buster Posey A Legit MVP Candidate

#455341872 / gettyimages.com Believe it or not, Buster Posey is a legit NL MVP candidate. Here are the reasons why 1. He is playing for a playoff bound team. Fair or not the BBWAA is famous for putting to much emphasis on the MVP being a part of a playoff team. Only one player since 2008 (Albert Pujols 2008) has won an MVP and not played in the payoffs. Arguably this is the reason...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week: Lawrence Timmons

Despite another big week for San Francisco Giants’ catcher Buster Posey, the Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week for the week of September 8th through the 14th comes on the NFL gridiron. Though it came in a losing effort, Pittsburgh Steelers’ linebacker Lawrence Timmons is this week’s top professional athlete from Florida State. In a 26-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on...
Via Noled Out
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buster Posey making his case for NL MVP

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: Buster Posey is carrying the San Francisco Giants towards October baseball. Stop me if you’ve heard this one, again: Posey is making a case for himself as National League MVP. If you find yourself reading NL MVP prediction articles, you’re likely reading about these four guys: Clayton Kershaw, Giancarlo Stanton, Jonathan Lucroy, and Andrew...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Buster Posey making his case for NL MVP

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: Buster Posey is carrying the San Francisco Giants towards October baseball. Stop me if you’ve heard this one, again: Posey is making a case for himself as National League MVP. If you find yourself reading NL MVP prediction articles, you’re likely reading about these four guys: Clayton Kershaw, Giancarlo Stanton, Jonathan Lucroy, and Andrew...
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: 3 reasons why they will win NL West

The San Francisco Giants have one of the highest rated offenses in Major League Baseball since the All-Star break and it has been a major factor in the Giants’ turnaround down the homestretch.  However, the offense is not one of three reasons why San Francisco will end up NL West champs. Petit and Peavy The emergence of Jake Peavy and Yusmeiro Petit has provided the Giants starting...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Petit and Panik Impress in Giants win

The Giants rode a strong pitching performance from Yusmeiro Petit and took advantage of Arizona miscues to beat the Diamondbacks 5-1 and take game one of the series. Joe Panik was five-for-five, and Buster Posey drove in two in the win. San Francisco got on the board right away, as Angel Pagan and Panik led off the bottom of the first with back-to-back singles. After Wade Miley...
Via BaySportsNet
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Buster Posey Riding Extended Hot Streak for Giants

The San Francisco Giants have a three game lead on the Pittsburgh Pirates for the first Wild Card spot. With 19 games remaining, their playoff odds sit at a cool 94 percent. Buster Posey has been instrumental in helping to lead the Giants to October. Posey started off the season slowly. On June 13, the 27 year-old catcher and first baseman was hitting a rather pedestrian .267...
Via Baseball News Source
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks-Giants Preview

With Buster Posey enjoying an MVP-type tear at the plate, the San Francisco Giants are in position to make a run at the NL West title during their upcoming homestand. Ahead of a much-anticipated series against the division leaders, the Giants look to extend their longest home winning streak in more than a year when they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Posey has...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week: Buster Posey

While Kelvin Benjamin starred in his NFL debut for the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, the Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week for the week of September 1st through the 7th once again comes on the diamond. For the fifth time this season, the honor goes to San Francisco Giants’ catcher Buster Posey. In six games this week for San Francisco, Posey posted a stellar .565 batting average...
Via Noled Out
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Posey, Bumgarner Give Giants Close Win over Detroit

The Giants jumped out to an early lead and Madison Bumgarner kept the Tigers at bay as San Francisco down Detroit 5-4 to take game two of the series. Andrew Susac drove in two, and Buster Posey hit his 20th home run of the year in the win. For the second straight game, the Giants scored in the first inning. With two outs, Posey singled. Hunter Pence followed it up with a single...
Via BaySportsNet
13 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s that Time Again for SF Giants to make run at World Series

By Sam Henry The San Francisco Giants won the World Series in 2010 and then again in 2012, with the team missing the playoffs in each of the next seasons following their championship, 2011 and 2013.  Now two years after their last World Series win, and with it being an even number year, a 2014 postseason berth once again looks promising for the ball club from San Francisco. The...
Via Beyond The Spread
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Posey, Giants rally for 12-7 win over Rockies

DENVER (AP) Buster Posey homered, doubled twice and drove in four runs, rallying the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 12-7 on Tuesday night. Posey's solo homer in the sixth keyed a three-run burst as the Giants raced back from a 7-1 deficit to remain on the heels of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West. He hit a two-run double in a six-run seventh. Hunter Pence...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Tuesday, Sep 2

Yesterday’s team scored 109.35 points and finished 920th-of-2,300 in the Daily Moonshot. It was about as average as they come, but it likely would have been better had I been able to adjust my lineup later in the day (see: Matt Duffy). My pitchers did exactly what I expected, Buster Posey continued his hot ways, Hunter Pence had a big game, and Anthony Rendon pitched in 20.00 points...
Via Baseball Professor
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week: Sherman Johnson

While San Francisco Giants’ catcher Buster Posey had another big week, minor league infielder Sherman Johnson lit up the diamond. For the second time this season, Johnson is the Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week. Johnson earns honors for August 25th through the 31st after going 13-for-27 at the plate, which was good for a .481 batting average. During the week, Johnson also...
Via Noled Out
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Prospect Nathan Orf Plays All Nine Positions In Single Game

A lot of value is placed in Major League Baseball on players who can perform capably at several defensive positions. If that’s the case, Nathan Orf should be in the bigs in no time. Orf is a 24-year-old prospect on the Brevard County Manatees, the Single-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. You’ll notice we didn’t mention what position he plays. That’s because on Sunday...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Posey leads 19-hit attack in Giants' 13-2 win over Brewers

The postseason is filled with teams that share a similar story: They got hot at the right time. The Giants registered bright red on the heat chart Friday night in the first of three games against a division leader. They pounded 15-game winner Wily Peralta for six runs in three innings, then administered a bigger beatdown on reliever Marco Estrada as they rolled the Brewers 13-2...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Posey Goes 5-For-5, Vogelsong Finally Gets Support In Giants’ 13-2 Win

In a surprising offensive outburst, the San Francisco Giants were finally able to provide run support for Ryan Vogelsong, as they overpowered the Milwaukee Brewers 13-2 on Friday night. After coming off a strong series against the Colorado Rockies, the Giants hoped to continue their success behind Vogelsong. It had been a while since this particular starter had seen any sort of run...
Via BaySportsNet
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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