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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, GA
High School: Lee County HS (Leesburg, GA)
School: Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
Drafted
by the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed August 15, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 11, 2009 (Age 22.168, 17,271st in MLB history)   vs. LAD 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Team: Giants 2009-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2021, 9 yrs/$164M (13-21) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 4.161, Free Agent: 2022 [*], Agents: CAA Sports (Jeff Berry) [*]
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Career Home Runs

Buster Posey: 97 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 2 walk-off, 8 tying, 33 go ahead (For more accurate walk-off HR totals, see the Batting Event Finder)
1 Tm
SFG97
 
vs RHP63
vs LHP34
 
Away60
Home37
 
Leverage
High Lev15
Medium Lev42
Low Lev40
19 Opps
COL16
SDP15
ARI13
LAD12
NYM6
MIL6
CIN4
ATL4
CHC3
PHI3
WSN3
STL2
OAK2
MIA2
HOU2
LAA1
SEA1
DET1
CLE1
80 Pitchers
Josh Collmenter3
Drew Pomeranz2
Rex Brothers2
Andrew Cashner2
Chris Capuano2
Miguel Batista2
Robbie Erlin2
Mat Latos2
Barry Enright2
Jason Marquis2
Julio Teheran2
Carlos Torres2
Clayton Kershaw2
Jon Garland2
Ted Lilly2
Eric Stults2
Brian Fuentes1
Juan Nicasio1
Lance Lynn1
Brooks Brown1
18 Parks
AT&T Pk37
Chase Field8
Coors Fld8
PetCo Pk7
Dodger Stad7
Miller Pk6
Nationals Pk3
Wrigley Fld3
GreatAmer BP3
CitizensBank3
O.co Coliseum2
Busch Std II2
Citi Field2
Marlins Park2
Turner Fld1
Comerica Pk1
MinuteMaidPk1
Safeco Fld1
Where Hit
744
7825
811
99
898
General field locations
when available.
 
 
Pitches
119
219
316
516
411
7+9
67
Pitches in PA
when available.
Game Totals
1·HR gms93
2·HR gms2
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
4th64
3rd25
7th3
5th3
2nd2
Outs
239
130
028
 
DefPos
C76
1B20
Unk1
Bases
---45
1--32
-2-9
1234
1-33
12-2
--32
 
162 RBI
RISP20
0 on45
1 on43
2 on5
3 on4
Any on52
Inning
116
25
314
49
514
611
79
811
98
 
1-335
4-634
7-end28
RelScore
+4..12
+37
+29
+110
Tied28
-18
-214
-31
-4..8
 
Ahead38
Tied28
Behind31
Before event,
for batter
Count
0-019
3-112
3-210
1-010
0-19
2-08
2-17
1-17
2-27
1-26
0-21
3-01

Play By Play

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2010 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBPit(cnt)RBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
11112010-06-09SFG@CINAaron Harangbehind 0-1t 221--1,(0-0) 2730.20457%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Burrell Scores
22212010-07-01SFG@COLAaron Cookbehind 2-4t 62---5,(3-1) 1720.10728%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
33312010-07-05SFG@MILDavid Riskeahead 5-1t 81---4,(1-2) 1720.01998%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
44412010-07-07SFG@MILChris Narvesonahead 2-0t 111--1,(0-0) 2530.13283%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Burrell Scores
55522010-07-07SFG@MILChris Capuanoahead 7-1t 411233,(1-1) 4530.02599%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Sanchez Scores; Huff Scores; Burrell Scores
66612010-07-08SFG@MILTrevor Hoffmanahead 7-3t 90---5,(3-1) 1530.00899%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
77712010-07-10SFG@WSNMiguel Batistaahead 8-5t 901--3,(1-1) 2420.02199%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Huff Scores
88812010-07-17SFGNYMHisanori Takahashiahead 5-0b 31---6,(1-2) 1420.02596%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
99912010-08-15SFGSDPWade LeBlancbehind 0-5b 311--1,(0-0) 2220.09920%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Torres Scores
10101012010-08-24SFGCINMike Leakeahead 10-5b 5112-3,(2-0) 3220.02499%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Sanchez Scores; Schierholtz Scores
11111112010-09-04SFG@LADTed Lillybehind 0-4t 70---3,(2-0) 1420.04410%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
12121212010-09-09SFG@SDPJon Garlandahead 4-1t 52-2-2,(1-0) 2420.09294%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Huff Scores
13131312010-09-12SFG@SDPMat Latostied 0-0t 121--1,(0-0) 2420.20068%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Huff Scores
14141412010-09-16SFGLADTed Lillyahead 4-1b 31---5,(3-1) 1420.05790%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
15151512010-09-21SFG@CHCAndrew Cashnertied 0-0t 81---5,(3-1) 1420.27072%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
16161612010-09-23SFG@CHCThomas Diamondahead 10-0t 32---8,(3-2) 1420.00399%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
17171712010-09-30SFGARIBarry Enrightahead 2-1b 60-2-6,(3-2) 2420.11392%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Huff Scores
18181812010-10-03SFGSDPLuke Gregersonahead 2-0b 80---2,(0-1) 1420.03298%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
2011 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBPit(cnt)RBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
1919112011-04-06SFG@SDPTim Staufferahead 1-0t 11-2-5,(3-1) 2420.15078%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Huff Scores
2020212011-04-16SFG@ARIJoe Saunderstied 0-0t 12--34,(1-2) 2420.17967%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Rowand Scores
2121312011-04-17SFG@ARIBarry Enrightbehind 2-4t 61-2-5,(1-2) 2420.23547%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Sanchez Scores
2222412011-04-24SFGATLBrandon Beachybehind 0-2b 42-2-4,(2-1) 2420.25351%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Huff Scores
2012 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBPit(cnt)RBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
2323112012-04-08SFG@ARIJosh Collmenterahead 4-0t 311--2,(1-0) 2420.07394%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Sandoval Scores
2424212012-04-23 (1)SFG@NYMMiguel Batistaahead 1-0t 12---5,(2-2) 1420.10167%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
2525312012-04-24SFG@CINSam LeCurebehind 0-9t 901--6,(2-2) 2420.0010%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Sandoval Scores
2626412012-04-27SFGSDPAndrew Cashnerbehind 2-5b 80---5,(3-1) 1430.06914%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
2727512012-05-21SFG@MILRandy Wolftied 0-0t 1112-4,(2-1) 3420.21775%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Crawford Scores; Cabrera Scores
2828612012-05-22SFG@MILShaun Marcumahead 4-2t 601--2,(1-0) 2420.11292%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Cabrera Scores
2929712012-06-07SFG@SDPJason Marquisahead 3-0t 30---3,(2-0) 1420.06288%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
3030812012-06-15SFG@SEAJason Vargastied 0-0t 20---8,(3-2) 1420.11261%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
3131912012-06-23SFG@OAKBrian Fuentesahead 6-4t 711--1,(0-0) 2420.11594%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Cabrera Scores
32321012012-06-24SFG@OAKA.J. Griffintied 0-0t 121--10,(1-2) 2420.19367%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Theriot Scores
33331112012-07-13SFGHOUWandy Rodrigueztied 0-0b 12-2-3,(2-0) 2420.19673%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Theriot Scores
34341212012-07-21SFG@PHICole Hamelstied 1-1t 321--3,(0-2) 2420.21969%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Cabrera Scores
35351312012-07-23SFGSDPClayton Richardahead 4-1b 511-31,(0-0) 3420.05598%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Theriot Scores; Cabrera Scores
36361412012-08-01SFGNYMJon Niesebehind 0-2b 62---3,(1-1) 1420.13030%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
37371512012-08-03SFG@COLMatt Reynoldsahead 10-4t 801-35,(3-1) 3420.004100%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Theriot Scores; Cabrera Scores
38381612012-08-04SFG@COLJeff Francistied 0-0t 121--1,(0-0) 2420.17365%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Cabrera Scores
39391712012-08-06SFG@STLJake Westbrookbehind 1-2t 62---2,(0-1) 1420.17644%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
40401812012-08-07SFG@STLLance Lynntied 0-0t 111-34,(2-1) 3420.19777%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Pagan Scores; Cabrera Scores
41411912012-08-11SFGCOLDrew Pomeranzahead 2-0b 311--3,(1-1) 2420.12191%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Cabrera Scores
42422012012-09-09SFGLADJoe Blantonahead 3-0b 60---10,(2-2) 1420.03596%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
43432112012-09-10SFG@COLRex Brothersbehind 2-6t 721--2,(0-1) 2420.08913%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Scutaro Scores
44442212012-09-15SFG@ARIWade Mileytied 1-1t 521--3,(2-0) 2430.26373%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Scutaro Scores
45452312012-09-20SFGCOLEdgmer Escalonaahead 7-2b 42---3,(1-1) 1430.02097%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
46462412012-10-02SFG@LADChris Capuanotied 0-0t 20---2,(1-0) 1430.11261%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
2013 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBPit(cnt)RBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
4747112013-04-21SFGSDPEric Stultsahead 3-0b 521--1,(0-0) 2420.07097%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Sandoval Scores
4848212013-04-22SFGARIDavid Hernandezbehind 2-4b 811--4,(2-1) 2420.40955%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Sandoval Scores
4949312013-04-28SFG@SDPBrad Brachbehind 2-6t 801--4,(2-1) 2420.06511%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Sandoval Scores
5050412013-05-03SFGLADRonald Belisariotied 1-1b 90---6,(3-2) 1420.381100%Walk-OffHome Run (Line Drive to Deep LF)
5151512013-05-09SFGATLJulio Teheranbehind 1-2b 321--9,(3-2) 2420.26865%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Sandoval Scores
5252612013-05-17SFG@COLMatt Belislebehind 8-10t 82---4,(1-2) 1420.08616%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
5353712013-05-26SFGCOLJon Garlandbehind 0-2b 20---7,(3-2) 1420.11342%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
5454812013-06-08SFG@ARITrevor Cahillahead 6-0t 421--2,(1-0) 2320.02899%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Scutaro Scores
5555912013-06-25SFG@LADStephen Fifebehind 0-2t 42---2,(0-1) 1320.10931%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
56561012013-06-26SFG@LADClayton Kershawbehind 0-1t 401--4,(2-1) 2330.23164%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Scutaro Scores
57571112013-06-28SFG@COLRex Brothersbehind 0-4t 90---5,(3-1) 1320.0204%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
58581212013-06-30SFG@COLDrew Pomeranztied 0-0t 31---4,(2-1) 1330.11459%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
59591312013-07-08SFGNYMMatt Harveytied 0-0b 121--5,(3-1) 2420.21073%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Scutaro Scores
60601412013-07-20SFGARIJosh Collmenterahead 2-1b 521--5,(2-2) 2330.18989%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Torres Scores
61611512013-09-09SFGCOLJhoulys Chacinbehind 0-1b 20---2,(1-0) 1420.12655%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
2014 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBPit(cnt)RBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
6262112014-03-31SFG@ARIAddison Reedtied 7-7t 921--2,(1-0) 2420.49092%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Belt Scores
6363212014-04-05SFG@LADJose Dominguezahead 5-1t 51---5,(3-1) 1420.03795%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
6464312014-04-09SFGARIBronson Arroyobehind 2-7b 52---3,(1-1) 1420.0317%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
6565412014-04-20SFG@SDPRobbie Erlintied 0-0t 111--1,(0-0) 2320.19670%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Pence Scores
6666512014-04-26SFGCLEC.C. Leeahead 4-3b 60---8,(3-2) 1420.10887%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
6767612014-04-29SFGSDPEric Stultsahead 1-0b 11---1,(0-0) 1330.10074%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
6868712014-05-03SFG@ATLJulio Teherantied 1-1t 40---3,(1-1) 1320.13764%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
6969812014-06-06SFGNYMCarlos Torrestied 2-2b 81-2-2,(1-0) 2320.29894%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Pagan Scores
7070912014-06-14SFGCOLChristian Bergmanbehind 1-3b 521--6,(3-2) 2320.29251%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Pence Scores
71711012014-07-13SFGARIVidal Nunobehind 0-1b 521232,(1-0) 4420.46189%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Bumgarner Scores; Pence Scores; Sandoval Scores
72721112014-07-22SFG@PHIJonathan Papelbonbehind 4-5t 91---1,(0-0) 1330.36545%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
73731212014-07-27SFGLADHyun-jin Ryubehind 2-4b 52---4,(3-0) 1320.12833%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
74741312014-08-03SFG@NYMCarlos Torresahead 6-0t 721--2,(0-1) 2320.009100%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Bumgarner Scores
75751412014-08-21SFG@CHCTravis Woodtied 3-3t 50---2,(1-0) 1320.15065%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
76761512014-08-22SFG@WSNDoug Fisterahead 3-2t 61---8,(2-2) 1320.13178%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
77771612014-08-26SFGCOLJorge De La Rosatied 0-0b 601--5,(3-1) 2320.24387%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Pence Scores
78781722014-08-26SFGCOLBrooks Brownahead 2-0b 82---6,(3-2) 1320.03497%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF)
79791812014-08-27SFGCOLJuan Nicasiotied 2-2b 921--2,(0-1) 2320.443100%Walk-OffHome Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Pagan Scores
80801912014-09-02SFG@COLJordan Lylesbehind 1-7t 60---5,(3-1) 1330.0215%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF)
81812012014-09-06SFG@DETDavid Priceahead 4-3t 51---1,(0-0) 1330.12274%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
82822112014-09-16SFG@ARIJosh Collmentertied 0-0t 41---2,(0-1) 1320.14061%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
83832212014-09-28SFGSDPRobbie Erlinbehind 0-2b 11-2-1,(0-0) 2320.18052%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Blanco Scores
2015 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBPit(cnt)RBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
8484112015-04-07SFG@ARIRubby De La Rosatied 0-0t 12-2-1,(0-0) 2420.18667%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Pagan Scores
8585212015-04-12SFG@SDPDale Thayerbehind 3-5t 72---1,(0-0) 1320.10421%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
8686312015-04-28SFG@LADClayton Kershawahead 1-0t 40---1,(0-0) 1420.11375%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
8787412015-05-02SFGLAAVinnie Pestanoahead 4-2b 71---2,(0-1) 1420.05395%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF)
8888512015-05-13SFG@HOUSam Dedunotied 1-1t 50--37,(3-2) 24DH0.13276%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Pagan Scores
8989612015-05-15SFG@CINJason Marquisahead 3-1t 311--1,(0-0) 2420.13787%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Pagan Scores
9090712015-05-20SFGLADYimi Garciaahead 2-0b 711--2,(0-1) 2330.07198%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Panik Scores
9191812015-05-29SFGATLMike Foltynewicztied 0-0b 121--1,(0-0) 2420.20773%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Panik Scores
9292912015-06-05SFG@PHILuis Garciatied 4-4t 72---3,(2-0) 1420.23867%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
93931012015-06-19SFG@LADMike Bolsingerbehind 0-1t 321236,(2-2) 4420.38880%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Blanco Scores; Aoki Scores; Pagan Scores
94941112015-06-24SFGSDPIan Kennedyahead 1-0b 321235,(2-2) 4430.23994%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Blanco Scores/unER; Pagan Scores/unER; Duffy Scores/unER; Posey Scores/unER
95951212015-06-30SFG@MIAMat Latosbehind 1-3t 32---3,(2-0) 1430.10333%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
96961312015-07-02SFG@MIACarter Cappsbehind 3-5t 80---3,(2-0) 1430.11624%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
97971412015-07-03SFG@WSNGio Gonzaleztied 0-0t 70---1,(0-0) 1430.20971%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

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