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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)   vs. LAD 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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: 64 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 1 walk-off, 5 tying, 19 go ahead
1 Tm
SFG64
 
vs RHP40
vs LHP24
 
Away41
Home23
 
Leverage
High Lev7
Medium Lev28
Low Lev29
15 Opps
COL11
ARI10
SDP10
LAD8
MIL6
NYM4
CIN3
ATL2
STL2
OAK2
CHC2
PHI1
WSN1
SEA1
HOU1
55 Pitchers
Drew Pomeranz2
Rex Brothers2
Andrew Cashner2
Jon Garland2
Chris Capuano2
Ted Lilly2
Josh Collmenter2
Miguel Batista2
Barry Enright2
Brian Fuentes1
Jason Marquis1
Lance Lynn1
Chris Narveson1
Jose Dominguez1
Edgmer Escalona1
Joe Saunders1
Wandy Rodriguez1
Tim Stauffer1
Julio Teheran1
A.J. Griffin1
14 Parks
AT&T Pk23
Coors Fld7
Chase Field6
Miller Pk6
Dodger Stad5
PetCo Pk5
NetworkAssoc2
Busch Std II2
Wrigley Fld2
GreatAmer BP2
Citi Field1
CitizensBank1
Safeco Fld1
Nationals Pk1
Where Hit
725
7816
99
87
897
General field locations when available.
 
 
Pitches
513
312
211
410
18
7+6
64
Pitches in PA when available.
Game Totals
1·HR gms62
2·HR gms1
Gms w/ this # = 0 are not shown.
 
OrderPos
4th50
3rd6
7th3
5th3
2nd2
Outs
226
119
019
 
DefPos
C53
1B11
Bases
---27
1--24
-2-6
1-33
12-2
1231
--31
 
108 RBI
RISP13
0 on27
1 on31
2 on5
3 on1
Any on37
Inning
111
25
310
46
58
67
73
88
96
 
1-326
4-621
7-end17
RelScore
+4..11
+37
+25
+14
Tied16
-15
-28
-31
-4..7
 
Ahead27
Tied16
Behind21
Before event, for batter
Count
3-110
0-08
1-07
2-17
3-26
1-26
1-16
2-05
0-14
2-24
0-21

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
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) 2420.06997%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Sandoval Scores
4848212013-04-22SFGARIDavid Hernandezbehind 2-4b 811--4,(2-1) 2420.41255%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) 1420.384100%Walk-OffHome Run (Line Drive to Deep LF)
5151512013-05-09SFGATLJulio Teheranbehind 1-2b 321--9,(3-2) 2420.27465%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) 1420.11542%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) 1320.11031%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
56561012013-06-26SFG@LADClayton Kershawbehind 0-1t 401--4,(2-1) 2330.23364%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Scutaro Scores
57571112013-06-28SFG@COLRex Brothersbehind 0-4t 90---5,(3-1) 1320.0193%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
58581212013-06-30SFG@COLDrew Pomeranztied 0-0t 31---4,(2-1) 1330.11559%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
59591312013-07-08SFGNYMMatt Harveytied 0-0b 121--5,(3-1) 2420.21473%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Scutaro Scores
60601412013-07-20SFGARIJosh Collmenterahead 2-1b 521--5,(2-2) 2330.18990%Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Torres Scores
61611512013-09-09SFGCOLJhoulys Chacinbehind 0-1b 20---2,(1-0) 1420.12955%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) 1420.0296%Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

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