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Buster Posey

Gerald Dempsey Posey (twitter: @BusterPosey)

Positions: Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: March 27, 1987 in Leesburg, Georgia, US
High School: Lee County HS (Leesburg, GA)
School: Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)

Drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 50th round of the 2005 MLB June Amateur Draft from Lee County HS (Leesburg, GA) and the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (5th) of the 2008 MLB June Amateur Draft from Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2009: Rated #14 Prospect
Pre-2010: Rated #7 Prospect
Prospect Ratings by BaseballProspectus.com:
Pre-2009: Rated #9 Prospect
Pre-2010: Rated #9 Prospect

Major League Stats

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 Batting: 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2008 21 0.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A- SFG 10 45 37 10 13 5 1 1 6 0 0 8 4 .351 .467 .622 1.088 23 0 0 0 0 1
2008 21 1.0 Giants ARIZ Rk SFG 7 31 26 8 10 3 1 1 4 0 0 5 4 .385 .484 .692 1.176 18 0 0 0 0 1
2008 21 -0.3 Salem-Keizer NORW A- SFG 3 14 11 2 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 .273 .429 .455 .883 5 0 0 0 0 0
2009 22 -2.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AAA SFG 115 497 422 84 137 31 1 18 80 6 1 62 68 .325 .416 .531 .947 224 11 8 0 5 0
2009 22 -0.8 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 80 346 291 63 95 23 0 13 58 6 0 45 45 .326 .428 .540 .967 157 6 8 0 2 0
2009 22 -4.6 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 35 151 131 21 42 8 1 5 22 0 1 17 23 .321 .391 .511 .902 67 5 0 0 3 0
2010 23 -4.0 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 47 208 172 31 60 13 2 6 32 1 1 28 30 .349 .442 .552 .995 95 7 4 0 4 2
3 Seasons 172 750 631 125 210 49 4 25 118 7 2 98 102 .333 .427 .542 .969 342 18 12 0 9 3
Rk (1 season) Rk 7 31 26 8 10 3 1 1 4 0 0 5 4 .385 .484 .692 1.176 18 0 0 0 0 1
A- (1 season) A- 3 14 11 2 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 .273 .429 .455 .883 5 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (1 season) A+ 80 346 291 63 95 23 0 13 58 6 0 45 45 .326 .428 .540 .967 157 6 8 0 2 0
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 82 359 303 52 102 21 3 11 54 1 2 45 53 .337 .421 .535 .955 162 12 4 0 7 2

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
2008 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A- SFG C 6 61 56 4 1 0 .984 10.00 1 4 1 20% 2
2008 21 Giants ARIZ Rk SFG C 4 36 34 2 0 0 1.000 9.00 1 1 0 0% 2
2008 21 Salem-Keizer NORW A- SFG C 2 25 22 2 1 0 .960 12.00 0 3 1 25% 0
2009 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AAA SFG C 97 833 756 71 6 6 .993 8.53 14 45 39 46% 11
2009 22 San Jose CALL A+ SFG C 64 558 501 55 2 4 .996 8.69 10 32 31 49% 10
2009 22 Fresno PCL AAA SFG C 33 275 255 16 4 2 .985 8.21 4 13 8 38% 1
2010 23 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 1B 12 125 107 18 0 12 1.000 10.42
2010 23 Fresno PCL AAA SFG C 32 236 219 17 0 0 1.000 7.38 1 15 12 44%
3 Seasons 147 1255 1138 110 7 18 .994 8.49 16 64 52 45% 13
C (3 seasons) C 135 1130 1031 92 7 6 .994 8.32 16 64 52 45% 13
1B (1 season) 1B 12 125 107 18 0 12 1.000 10.42

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
2008 21 AZL Giants Arizona League Rk SFG 2008-08-22 2008-08-29
2008 21 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League A- SFG 2008-09-01 2008-09-03
2009 22 San Jose Giants California League A+ SFG 2009-04-09 2009-07-13
2009 22 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA SFG 2009-07-16 2009-08-31
2009 22 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 2009-09-11 2009-10-03
2010 23 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA SFG 2010-04-08 2010-05-28
2010 23 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 2010-05-29 2010-10-03
2011 24 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 2011-03-31 2011-05-25
2012 25 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 2012-04-06 2012-10-03
2013 26 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 2013-04-01 2013-09-29
2014 27 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 2014-03-31 2014-04-22

Sabr ID: 72f6f665

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