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Buster Posey
.318 19 95
Team: San FranciscoHt / Wt: 6-1 / 215 NFBC ADP: 21.25
Position: CBorn: 3/27/1987 Birthplace: Leesburg, Georgia
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Giants (2008)

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Sep. 16 3:40 PM PT4:40 PM MT5:40 PM CT6:40 PM ET18:40 ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST6:10 PM VEN2:40 UAE (+1)5:40 PM CT-Posey hit his 18th home run and singled Tuesday against the Reds.
Analysis: Posey, whose four RBIs pushed his season total to 89 to match last year's total, owns a .882 OPS.
Sep. 12 1:38 PM PT2:38 PM MT3:38 PM CT4:38 PM ET16:38 ET20:38 GMT4:38 1:38 PM MST3:38 PM EST4:08 PM VEN0:38 UAE (+1)3:38 PM CT-Posey extended his hit streak to 11 games with an RBI single in a 9-1 win over San Diego on Friday.
Analysis: Posey, second in the NL with a .329 average, is hitting .488 during his streak.
Sep. 8 10:51 AM PT11:51 AM MT12:51 PM CT1:51 PM ET13:51 ET17:51 GMT1:51 10:51 AM MST12:51 PM EST1:21 PM VEN21:51 UAE12:51 PM CT-Posey went 3 for 4 with an RBI Monday to extend his hitting streak to nine games.
Analysis: Posey is a scorching 19 for 35 (.543) over the streak and is within range of a second career NL batting title, as his .330 average ranks second in the league.
Sep. 7 3:48 PM PT4:48 PM MT5:48 PM CT6:48 PM ET18:48 ET22:48 GMT6:48 3:48 PM MST5:48 PM EST6:18 PM VEN2:48 UAE (+1)5:48 PM CT-Posey extended his hitting streak to eight games Sunday, going 2 for 4 with his 17th home run and 81st RBI.
Analysis: Posey is 16 for 31 during the hitting streak. With a .326 batting average, he could challenge his career best from 2012 (.336).
Sep. 3 2:59 PM PT3:59 PM MT4:59 PM CT5:59 PM ET17:59 ET21:59 GMT5:59 2:59 PM MST4:59 PM EST5:29 PM VEN1:59 UAE (+1)4:59 PM CT-Posey had three hits in a 2-1 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday night.
Analysis: The Giants have lost five straight but Posey has gone 11 for 18 during that skid. He's third in the NL with a .325 average and six points behind Washington's Bryce Harper.
Sep. 1 2:13 PM PT3:13 PM MT4:13 PM CT5:13 PM ET17:13 ET21:13 GMT5:13 2:13 PM MST4:13 PM EST4:43 PM VEN1:13 UAE (+1)4:13 PM CT-Posey had four hits Monday.
Analysis: Posey is 7 for 11 in his last two starts.
Aug. 31 2:56 PM PT3:56 PM MT4:56 PM CT5:56 PM ET17:56 ET21:56 GMT5:56 2:56 PM MST4:56 PM EST5:26 PM VEN1:56 UAE (+1)4:56 PM CT-Posey had three hits in a 7-5 loss to St. Louis on Sunday.
Analysis: Posey, fifth in the NL with a .317 average, was 7 for 44 (.159) in his previous 12 games.
Aug. 2 6:14 PM PT7:14 PM MT8:14 PM CT9:14 PM ET21:14 ET1:14 GMT9:14 6:14 PM MST8:14 PM EST8:44 PM VEN5:14 UAE (+1)8:14 PM CT-Posey had another three hits - including his 15th home run - in Saturday's 9-7 win at Texas.
Analysis: Posey is hitting .459 with 12 RBIs over his last 15 games.
July 27 3:18 PM PT4:18 PM MT5:18 PM CT6:18 PM ET18:18 ET22:18 GMT6:18 3:18 PM MST5:18 PM EST5:48 PM VEN2:18 UAE (+1)5:18 PM CT-Posey had a season-high four hits in Sunday's 4-3 win over Oakland.
Analysis: Posey is on quite a tear, going 23 for 45 (.511) over his last 11 games.
July 23 2:26 PM PT3:26 PM MT4:26 PM CT5:26 PM ET17:26 ET21:26 GMT5:26 2:26 PM MST4:26 PM EST4:56 PM VEN1:26 UAE (+1)4:26 PM CT-Posey was 2 for 5 with two RBIs in Wednesday's win in San Diego.
Analysis: Posey is 16 for 34 in his last eight games, and his .318 average is as high as it's been since April 10.
July 1 6:34 PM PT7:34 PM MT8:34 PM CT9:34 PM ET21:34 ET1:34 GMT9:34 6:34 PM MST8:34 PM EST9:04 PM VEN5:34 UAE (+1)8:34 PM CT-Posey left Wednesday's game against the Marlins as a precaution after taking a foul ball off his mask, and said he avoided serious injury.
Analysis: Posey said a foul tip jarred his chin in the fourth inning. He exited in the sixth and passed a concussion test. Posey said he'll be reevaluated but hopes to play Thursday.
July 1 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET18:32 ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST6:02 PM VEN2:32 UAE (+1)5:32 PM CT-Posey had his 12th home run - a solo shot - among his two hits in a 5-3 loss to Miami on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Posey is 11 for 24 (.458) with 13 of his 54 RBIs in his last six games. He has two hits in each of his last three.
June 28 11:43 AM PT12:43 PM MT1:43 PM CT2:43 PM ET14:43 ET18:43 GMT2:43 11:43 AM MST1:43 PM EST2:13 PM VEN22:43 UAE1:43 PM CT-Posey had two hits and drove in two runs in a 7-5 win over Colorado on Saturday.
Analysis: Posey, sixth in the NL with 50 RBIs, has driven in 14 runs in his last eight games and nine in his past four.
June 26 3:29 PM PT4:29 PM MT5:29 PM CT6:29 PM ET18:29 ET22:29 GMT6:29 3:29 PM MST5:29 PM EST5:59 PM VEN2:29 UAE (+1)5:29 PM CT-Posey had three hits, including a pair of doubles, and drove in three runs in a 13-8 win over San Diego on Thursday.
Analysis: Posey, batting .293, was 4 for 19 (.211) in his previous six games but had two grand slams.
June 25 1:57 PM PT2:57 PM MT3:57 PM CT4:57 PM ET16:57 ET20:57 GMT4:57 1:57 PM MST3:57 PM EST4:27 PM VEN0:57 UAE (+1)3:57 PM CT-Posey hit his second grand slam in five games to help San Francisco beat the San Diego Padres 6-0 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Posey's "salami" gave him nine "ribbies" in his last five games for the World Series champs.
June 20 4:27 PM PT5:27 PM MT6:27 PM CT7:27 PM ET19:27 ET23:27 GMT7:27 4:27 PM MST6:27 PM EST6:57 PM VEN3:27 UAE (+1)6:27 PM CT-Posey was 3 for 4 with his 10th home run Friday against the rival Dodgers.
Analysis: Posey has caught fire over the last couple of weeks, batting .340 with 11 RBIs in his last 14 contests.
June 11 12:48 PM PT1:48 PM MT2:48 PM CT3:48 PM ET15:48 ET19:48 GMT3:48 12:48 PM MST2:48 PM EST3:18 PM VEN23:48 UAE2:48 PM CT-Posey was great once again Wednesday.
Analysis: Posey had two hits and three RBIs. He is 9 for 24 on the road trip.
June 10 2:07 PM PT3:07 PM MT4:07 PM CT5:07 PM ET17:07 ET21:07 GMT5:07 2:07 PM MST4:07 PM EST4:37 PM VEN1:07 UAE (+1)4:07 PM CT-Posey was 3 for 5 with his seventh double Tuesday against the Mets.
Analysis: Posey is producing consistently, posting an .824 OPS with 31 RBIs in 55 games.
May 30 1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET16:00 ET20:00 GMT4:00 1:00 PM MST3:00 PM EST3:30 PM VEN0:00 UAE (+1)3:00 PM CT-Posey hit a two-run homer in the first inning and drove in three as the San Francisco Giants won their fifth straight, beating the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Friday night.
Analysis: Posey is batting .338 (24 for 71) with 16 RBIs in his last 19 games.
May 27 10:06 AM PT11:06 AM MT12:06 PM CT1:06 PM ET13:06 ET17:06 GMT1:06 10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST12:36 PM VEN21:06 UAE12:06 PM CT-Posey set a career high by reaching base in his 26th consecutive game but had a 16-game hit streak snapped.
Analysis: Posey batted .365 with 13 RBIs during his run.
May 25 10:44 AM PT11:44 AM MT12:44 PM CT1:44 PM ET13:44 ET17:44 GMT1:44 10:44 AM MST12:44 PM EST1:14 PM VEN21:44 UAE12:44 PM CT-Posey's single extended his hitting streak to 16 games Sunday.
Analysis: The superstar is batting .360 during his run.
May 14 3:23 PM PT4:23 PM MT5:23 PM CT6:23 PM ET18:23 ET22:23 GMT6:23 3:23 PM MST5:23 PM EST5:53 PM VEN2:23 UAE (+1)5:23 PM CT-Posey was 3 for 5 with a home run and three RBIs in Wednesday's loss in Houston.
Analysis: Posey is batting .358 in his last 15 games.
May 9 3:49 PM PT4:49 PM MT5:49 PM CT6:49 PM ET18:49 ET22:49 GMT6:49 3:49 PM MST5:49 PM EST6:19 PM VEN2:49 UAE (+1)5:49 PM CT-Posey was 2 for 2 with three runs scored Friday.
Analysis: He is batting .379 with nine runs in his last 11 games.
Apr. 11 3:45 PM PT4:45 PM MT5:45 PM CT6:45 PM ET18:45 ET22:45 GMT6:45 3:45 PM MST5:45 PM EST6:15 PM VEN2:45 UAE (+1)5:45 PM CT-Posey went 2 for 2 with a walk Friday against the Padres.
Analysis: Posey is batting .353 in five games with four walks drawn already.
Apr. 8 2:42 PM PT3:42 PM MT4:42 PM CT5:42 PM ET17:42 ET21:42 GMT5:42 2:42 PM MST4:42 PM EST5:12 PM VEN1:42 UAE (+1)4:42 PM CT-Posey went 3 for 3 with a two-run homer in a 7-6 loss to Arizona on Tuesday night.
Analysis: The Giants star was 0 for 4 in Monday's season opener.

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