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Buster Posey is still great, everyone

Getting older. Not a perennial MVP candidate. But, boy howdy, is it good that he’s here. Back when Buster Posey was shattered by a play at the plate — seven freaking years ago — there was a name that was whispered, half-talisman and half-curse. That name was Jason Kendall, who was pretty much the perfect catcher until a freak accident changed everything. Was Posey going to follow...
Via McCovey Chronicles
1 day ago

The 2018 Giants commercials are here!

Come, laugh along with some of our favorite Giants and watch these commercials. It is that time of year, friends, when someone who was always going to watch baseball all year critiques commercials that were created for people who were on the fence about watching baseball. These commercials aren’t for me. Chances are, if you’re on this site, they’re probably not for you. If the commercials...
Via McCovey Chronicles
1 day ago

Posey returns from ankle injury, collects 3 hits

The Giants' 10-7 Cactus League triumph on Friday over the Mariners at Scottsdale Stadium raised a couple of essential issues about Buster Posey: the frequency with which the All-Star catcher can play the game's most grueling position and, when he does play, the spot in the batting order that he'll occupy to maximize his offensive production.
Via Giants.com
13 days ago

Eight MLB stars set to fade in 2018

Every MLB season offers some positive surprises. As we sit here at the beginning of spring training, we know that some guys are going to come out of nowhere to put up monster campaigns. Unfortunately, we also know that some big name guys are going to lose some productivity.Sometimes, it’s difficult to predict who those guys will be. But with all of these players, the warning signs...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Up, Three Down: A big week for being petty

Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down — your weekly catch-up of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way.(Okay, we're a few days late due to vacation. But the hot stays hot and the cold is still as cool as ice...
Via Yardbarker
June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Buster Posey and Public Displays of Disaffection

The television camera changes everything. Imagine being broadcast at work, at school, at your local coffee shop or bar, or wherever you spend most of your time in public. Were every move to be recorded, one’s behavior (I presume) would be inclined to change. My behavior certainly would. I would want the world most often to see the best of me. It’s human nature to be liked, to be...
Via Fangraphs
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Bruce Bochy: Buster Posey feels ‘fine’ after being hit in head by pitch

After a scary moment during Monday’s game between the Giants and Diamondbacks, early indications are that Buster Posey is doing well.In the bottom of the first inning, Posey was hit in the head by a pitch from Taijuan Walker that registered 94mph on the radar gun at AT&T Park. The Giants catcher was able to leave under his own power after a visit from manager Bruce Bochy and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Buster Posey exits game after being drilled in head

San Francisco Giants star catcher Buster Posey was removed from Monday’s game when he was hit in the head with a fastball in his first plate appearance.An 0-1 fastball clocked at 94 mph got away from Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Taijuan Walker and nailed Posey’s helmet. The good news is that Posey appeared to be okay after getting hit. He immediately popped up into a sitting position...
Via Sportsnaut
April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Yadier Molina, Cardinals progressing on contract extension

The St. Louis Cardinals heard Yadier Molina say he was intrigued by the possibility of becoming a free agent, and they apparently didn’t like it.Just on Saturday, Molina said he would not negotiate a contract extension during the season and that he was intrigued by the possibility of becoming a free agent.Two days later, FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman reports that the sides are making...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Buster Posey honors memory of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey on Monday night took to Instagram to post a heartfelt tribute to Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” Owens, a Navy SEAL who died over the weekend in Yemen.Owens was killed during an intelligence-gathering raid on al Qaeda militants when his aircraft experienced a “hard landing,” according to Pentagon officials per an NBC News report.Posey...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

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