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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)   vs. LAD 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Team: Giants 2009-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed, 9 yrs/$164M (13-21) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 3.161, Free Agent: 2022 [*], Agents: CAA Sports (Jeff Berry) [*]
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Career Home Runs

Buster Posey: 74 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 1 walk-off, 7 tying, 23 go ahead
1 Tm
SFG74
 
vs RHP46
vs LHP28
 
Away45
Home29
 
Leverage
High Lev10
Medium Lev32
Low Lev32
16 Opps
COL12
SDP12
ARI11
LAD9
NYM6
MIL6
CIN3
ATL3
STL2
OAK2
CHC2
PHI2
SEA1
WSN1
CLE1
HOU1
62 Pitchers
Drew Pomeranz2
Rex Brothers2
Julio Teheran2
Carlos Torres2
Andrew Cashner2
Jon Garland2
Chris Capuano2
Ted Lilly2
Josh Collmenter2
Miguel Batista2
Barry Enright2
Eric Stults2
Brian Fuentes1
Jason Marquis1
Lance Lynn1
Chris Narveson1
Jose Dominguez1
Edgmer Escalona1
Joe Saunders1
Wandy Rodriguez1
15 Parks
AT&T Pk29
Coors Fld7
PetCo Pk6
Chase Field6
Miller Pk6
Dodger Stad5
Busch Std II2
Citi Field2
Wrigley Fld2
O.co Coliseum2
GreatAmer BP2
CitizensBank2
Turner Fld1
Safeco Fld1
Nationals Pk1
Where Hit
730
7819
99
88
898
General field locations
when available.
 
 
Pitches
214
313
513
411
111
7+7
65
Pitches in PA
when available.
Game Totals
1·HR gms72
2·HR gms1
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
4th52
3rd14
7th3
5th3
2nd2
Outs
230
123
021
 
DefPos
C61
1B13
Bases
---32
1--27
-2-7
1-33
12-2
1232
--31
 
125 RBI
RISP15
0 on32
1 on35
2 on5
3 on2
Any on42
Inning
113
25
310
47
511
68
74
89
97
 
1-328
4-626
7-end20
RelScore
+4..12
+37
+25
+16
Tied19
-17
-210
-31
-4..7
 
Ahead30
Tied19
Behind25
Before event,
for batter
Count
0-011
3-110
1-09
3-28
2-17
1-17
1-26
0-15
2-05
2-24
0-21
3-01

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
2010 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
1 1 1 1 2010-06-09 SFG @ CIN Aaron Harang behind 0-1 t 2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  2 7 3 0.204 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Burrell Scores
2 2 2 1 2010-07-01 SFG @ COL Aaron Cook behind 2-4 t 6 2 --- 5,(3-1)  1 7 2 0.107 28% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
3 3 3 1 2010-07-05 SFG @ MIL David Riske ahead 5-1 t 8 1 --- 4,(1-2)  1 7 2 0.019 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
4 4 4 1 2010-07-07 SFG @ MIL Chris Narveson ahead 2-0 t 1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  2 5 3 0.132 83% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Burrell Scores
5 5 5 2 2010-07-07 SFG @ MIL Chris Capuano ahead 7-1 t 4 1 123 3,(1-1)  4 5 3 0.025 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Sanchez Scores; Huff Scores; Burrell Scores
6 6 6 1 2010-07-08 SFG @ MIL Trevor Hoffman ahead 7-3 t 9 0 --- 5,(3-1)  1 5 3 0.008 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
7 7 7 1 2010-07-10 SFG @ WSN Miguel Batista ahead 8-5 t 9 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  2 4 2 0.021 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Huff Scores
8 8 8 1 2010-07-17 SFG NYM Hisanori Takahashi ahead 5-0 b 3 1 --- 6,(1-2)  1 4 2 0.025 96% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
9 9 9 1 2010-08-15 SFG SDP Wade LeBlanc behind 0-5 b 3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  2 2 2 0.099 20% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Torres Scores
10 10 10 1 2010-08-24 SFG CIN Mike Leake ahead 10-5 b 5 1 12- 3,(2-0)  3 2 2 0.024 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Sanchez Scores; Schierholtz Scores
11 11 11 1 2010-09-04 SFG @ LAD Ted Lilly behind 0-4 t 7 0 --- 3,(2-0)  1 4 2 0.044 10% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
12 12 12 1 2010-09-09 SFG @ SDP Jon Garland ahead 4-1 t 5 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  2 4 2 0.092 94% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Huff Scores
13 13 13 1 2010-09-12 SFG @ SDP Mat Latos tied 0-0 t 1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  2 4 2 0.200 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Huff Scores
14 14 14 1 2010-09-16 SFG LAD Ted Lilly ahead 4-1 b 3 1 --- 5,(3-1)  1 4 2 0.057 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
15 15 15 1 2010-09-21 SFG @ CHC Andrew Cashner tied 0-0 t 8 1 --- 5,(3-1)  1 4 2 0.270 72% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
16 16 16 1 2010-09-23 SFG @ CHC Thomas Diamond ahead 10-0 t 3 2 --- 8,(3-2)  1 4 2 0.003 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
17 17 17 1 2010-09-30 SFG ARI Barry Enright ahead 2-1 b 6 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  2 4 2 0.113 92% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Huff Scores
18 18 18 1 2010-10-03 SFG SDP Luke Gregerson ahead 2-0 b 8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  1 4 2 0.032 98% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
2011 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
19 19 1 1 2011-04-06 SFG @ SDP Tim Stauffer ahead 1-0 t 1 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  2 4 2 0.150 78% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Huff Scores
20 20 2 1 2011-04-16 SFG @ ARI Joe Saunders tied 0-0 t 1 2 --3 4,(1-2)  2 4 2 0.179 67% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Rowand Scores
21 21 3 1 2011-04-17 SFG @ ARI Barry Enright behind 2-4 t 6 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  2 4 2 0.235 47% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Sanchez Scores
22 22 4 1 2011-04-24 SFG ATL Brandon Beachy behind 0-2 b 4 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  2 4 2 0.253 51% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Huff Scores
2012 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
23 23 1 1 2012-04-08 SFG @ ARI Josh Collmenter ahead 4-0 t 3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  2 4 2 0.073 94% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Sandoval Scores
24 24 2 1 2012-04-23 (1) SFG @ NYM Miguel Batista ahead 1-0 t 1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  1 4 2 0.101 67% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
25 25 3 1 2012-04-24 SFG @ CIN Sam LeCure behind 0-9 t 9 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  2 4 2 0.001 0% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Sandoval Scores
26 26 4 1 2012-04-27 SFG SDP Andrew Cashner behind 2-5 b 8 0 --- 5,(3-1)  1 4 3 0.069 14% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
27 27 5 1 2012-05-21 SFG @ MIL Randy Wolf tied 0-0 t 1 1 12- 4,(2-1)  3 4 2 0.217 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Crawford Scores; Cabrera Scores
28 28 6 1 2012-05-22 SFG @ MIL Shaun Marcum ahead 4-2 t 6 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  2 4 2 0.112 92% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Cabrera Scores
29 29 7 1 2012-06-07 SFG @ SDP Jason Marquis ahead 3-0 t 3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  1 4 2 0.062 88% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
30 30 8 1 2012-06-15 SFG @ SEA Jason Vargas tied 0-0 t 2 0 --- 8,(3-2)  1 4 2 0.112 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
31 31 9 1 2012-06-23 SFG @ OAK Brian Fuentes ahead 6-4 t 7 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  2 4 2 0.115 94% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Cabrera Scores
32 32 10 1 2012-06-24 SFG @ OAK A.J. Griffin tied 0-0 t 1 2 1-- 10,(1-2)  2 4 2 0.193 67% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Theriot Scores
33 33 11 1 2012-07-13 SFG HOU Wandy Rodriguez tied 0-0 b 1 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  2 4 2 0.196 73% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Theriot Scores
34 34 12 1 2012-07-21 SFG @ PHI Cole Hamels tied 1-1 t 3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  2 4 2 0.219 69% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Cabrera Scores
35 35 13 1 2012-07-23 SFG SDP Clayton Richard ahead 4-1 b 5 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  3 4 2 0.055 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Theriot Scores; Cabrera Scores
36 36 14 1 2012-08-01 SFG NYM Jon Niese behind 0-2 b 6 2 --- 3,(1-1)  1 4 2 0.130 30% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
37 37 15 1 2012-08-03 SFG @ COL Matt Reynolds ahead 10-4 t 8 0 1-3 5,(3-1)  3 4 2 0.004 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Theriot Scores; Cabrera Scores
38 38 16 1 2012-08-04 SFG @ COL Jeff Francis tied 0-0 t 1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  2 4 2 0.173 65% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Cabrera Scores
39 39 17 1 2012-08-06 SFG @ STL Jake Westbrook behind 1-2 t 6 2 --- 2,(0-1)  1 4 2 0.176 44% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
40 40 18 1 2012-08-07 SFG @ STL Lance Lynn tied 0-0 t 1 1 1-3 4,(2-1)  3 4 2 0.197 77% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Pagan Scores; Cabrera Scores
41 41 19 1 2012-08-11 SFG COL Drew Pomeranz ahead 2-0 b 3 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  2 4 2 0.121 91% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Cabrera Scores
42 42 20 1 2012-09-09 SFG LAD Joe Blanton ahead 3-0 b 6 0 --- 10,(2-2)  1 4 2 0.035 96% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
43 43 21 1 2012-09-10 SFG @ COL Rex Brothers behind 2-6 t 7 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  2 4 2 0.089 13% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Scutaro Scores
44 44 22 1 2012-09-15 SFG @ ARI Wade Miley tied 1-1 t 5 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  2 4 3 0.263 73% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Scutaro Scores
45 45 23 1 2012-09-20 SFG COL Edgmer Escalona ahead 7-2 b 4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  1 4 3 0.020 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
46 46 24 1 2012-10-02 SFG @ LAD Chris Capuano tied 0-0 t 2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  1 4 3 0.112 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
2013 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
47 47 1 1 2013-04-21 SFG SDP Eric Stults ahead 3-0 b 5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  2 4 2 0.069 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Sandoval Scores
48 48 2 1 2013-04-22 SFG ARI David Hernandez behind 2-4 b 8 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  2 4 2 0.412 55% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Sandoval Scores
49 49 3 1 2013-04-28 SFG @ SDP Brad Brach behind 2-6 t 8 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  2 4 2 0.065 11% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Sandoval Scores
50 50 4 1 2013-05-03 SFG LAD Ronald Belisario tied 1-1 b 9 0 --- 6,(3-2)  1 4 2 0.384 100% Walk-Off Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF)
51 51 5 1 2013-05-09 SFG ATL Julio Teheran behind 1-2 b 3 2 1-- 9,(3-2)  2 4 2 0.274 65% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Sandoval Scores
52 52 6 1 2013-05-17 SFG @ COL Matt Belisle behind 8-10 t 8 2 --- 4,(1-2)  1 4 2 0.086 16% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
53 53 7 1 2013-05-26 SFG COL Jon Garland behind 0-2 b 2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  1 4 2 0.115 42% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
54 54 8 1 2013-06-08 SFG @ ARI Trevor Cahill ahead 6-0 t 4 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  2 3 2 0.028 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Scutaro Scores
55 55 9 1 2013-06-25 SFG @ LAD Stephen Fife behind 0-2 t 4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  1 3 2 0.110 31% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
56 56 10 1 2013-06-26 SFG @ LAD Clayton Kershaw behind 0-1 t 4 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  2 3 3 0.233 64% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Scutaro Scores
57 57 11 1 2013-06-28 SFG @ COL Rex Brothers behind 0-4 t 9 0 --- 5,(3-1)  1 3 2 0.019 3% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
58 58 12 1 2013-06-30 SFG @ COL Drew Pomeranz tied 0-0 t 3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  1 3 3 0.115 59% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
59 59 13 1 2013-07-08 SFG NYM Matt Harvey tied 0-0 b 1 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  2 4 2 0.214 73% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Scutaro Scores
60 60 14 1 2013-07-20 SFG ARI Josh Collmenter ahead 2-1 b 5 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  2 3 3 0.189 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Torres Scores
61 61 15 1 2013-09-09 SFG COL Jhoulys Chacin behind 0-1 b 2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  1 4 2 0.129 55% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
2014 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB Pit(cnt) RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
62 62 1 1 2014-03-31 SFG @ ARI Addison Reed tied 7-7 t 9 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  2 4 2 0.490 92% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Belt Scores
63 63 2 1 2014-04-05 SFG @ LAD Jose Dominguez ahead 5-1 t 5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  1 4 2 0.038 95% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
64 64 3 1 2014-04-09 SFG ARI Bronson Arroyo behind 2-7 b 5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  1 4 2 0.031 7% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
65 65 4 1 2014-04-20 SFG @ SDP Robbie Erlin tied 0-0 t 1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  2 3 2 0.194 70% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Pence Scores
66 66 5 1 2014-04-26 SFG CLE C.C. Lee ahead 4-3 b 6 0 --- 8,(3-2)  1 4 2 0.108 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
67 67 6 1 2014-04-29 SFG SDP Eric Stults ahead 1-0 b 1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  1 3 3 0.100 74% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
68 68 7 1 2014-05-03 SFG @ ATL Julio Teheran tied 1-1 t 4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  1 3 2 0.136 64% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
69 69 8 1 2014-06-06 SFG NYM Carlos Torres tied 2-2 b 8 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  2 3 2 0.298 94% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Pagan Scores
70 70 9 1 2014-06-14 SFG COL Christian Bergman behind 1-3 b 5 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  2 3 2 0.293 51% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Pence Scores
71 71 10 1 2014-07-13 SFG ARI Vidal Nuno behind 0-1 b 5 2 123 2,(1-0)  4 4 2 0.462 89% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Bumgarner Scores; Pence Scores; Sandoval Scores
72 72 11 1 2014-07-22 SFG @ PHI Jonathan Papelbon behind 4-5 t 9 1 --- 1,(0-0)  1 3 3 0.364 44% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
73 73 12 1 2014-07-27 SFG LAD Hyun-jin Ryu behind 2-4 b 5 2 --- 4,(3-0)  1 3 2 0.128 33% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
74 74 13 1 2014-08-03 SFG @ NYM Carlos Torres ahead 6-0 t 7 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  2 3 2 0.009 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Bumgarner Scores

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

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