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Buster Posey    \BUH-ster POH-zee\

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, United States
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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Register 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 -0.8 Waikiki HIWB WRk 19 84 74 15 25 4 0 0 15 0 0 7 15 .338 .405 .392 .797 29 1 2 0 1 0
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
2009 22 -0.2 Scottsdale AZFL Fal 19 84 71 13 16 2 0 2 12 0 0 13 18 .225 .345 .338 .683 24 4 0 0 0 0
2009 22 -6.7 SFG NL MLB SFG 7 17 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .118 .118 .118 .235 2 0 0 0 0 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
2010 23 -5.8 SFG NL MLB SFG 108 443 406 58 124 23 2 18 67 0 2 30 55 .305 .357 .505 .862 205 12 4 0 3 5
2011 24 -4.8 SFG NL MLB SFG 45 185 162 17 46 5 0 4 21 3 0 18 30 .284 .368 .389 .756 63 4 4 0 1 3
2012 25 -3.4 SFG NL MLB SFG 148 610 530 78 178 39 1 24 103 1 1 69 96 .336 .408 .549 .957 291 19 2 0 9 7
2013 26 -2.3 SFG NL MLB SFG 148 595 520 61 153 34 1 15 72 2 1 60 70 .294 .371 .450 .821 234 15 8 0 7 8
2014 27 -1.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 147 605 547 72 170 28 2 22 89 0 1 47 69 .311 .364 .490 .854 268 16 3 0 8 5
2015 28 -0.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 150 623 557 74 177 28 0 19 95 2 0 56 52 .318 .379 .470 .849 262 17 3 0 7 10
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
2016 29 0.6 SFG NL MLB SFG 47 189 169 27 47 11 1 7 24 2 0 17 21 .278 .339 .479 .818 81 6 0 0 3 3
MLB (8 seasons) MLB 800 3267 2908 388 897 168 7 109 471 10 5 297 397 .308 .373 .483 .856 1406 89 24 0 38 41
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 172 750 631 125 210 49 4 25 118 7 2 98 102 .333 .427 .542 .969 342 18 12 0 9 3
Other (2 seasons) Other 38 168 145 28 41 6 0 2 27 0 0 20 33 .283 .375 .366 .741 53 5 2 0 1 0
All Levels (9 Seasons) 1010 4185 3684 541 1148 223 11 136 616 17 7 415 532 .312 .383 .489 .871 1801 112 38 0 48 44
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 82 359 303 52 102 21 3 11 54 1 2 45 53 .337 .421 .535 .955 162 12 4 0 7 2

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2008 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A- SFG C 6 6 53.0 61 56 4 1 0 .984 10.19 10.00 1 4 1 20%
2008 21 Waikiki HIWB WRk C 10 10 88.1 90 86 3 1 1 .989 9.07 8.90 8 7 4 36%
2008 21 Giants ARIZ Rk SFG C 4 4 35.0 36 34 2 0 0 1.000 9.26 9.00 1 1 0 0%
2008 21 Salem-Keizer NORW A- SFG C 2 2 18.0 25 22 2 1 0 .960 12.00 12.00 0 3 1 25%
2009 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AAA SFG C 97 97 836.1 833 756 71 6 6 .993 8.90 8.53 14 45 39 46%
2009 22 San Jose CALL A+ SFG C 64 64 551.0 558 501 55 2 4 .996 9.08 8.69 10 32 31 49%
2009 22 Fresno PCL AAA SFG C 33 33 285.1 275 255 16 4 2 .985 8.55 8.21 4 13 8 38%
2009 22 Scottsdale AZFL Fal C 13 13 115.0 117 105 9 3 1 .974 8.92 8.77 2 17 6 26%
2009 22 SFG NL MLB SFG C 7 40.0 36 32 4 0 0 1.000 8.10 5.14 0 1 1 50%
2010 23 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 1B 12 12 108.0 125 107 18 0 12 1.000 10.42 10.42
2010 23 Fresno PCL AAA SFG C 32 32 276.1 236 219 17 0 0 1.000 7.69 7.38 1 15 12 44%
2010 23 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 30 248.0 214 196 17 1 14 .995 7.73 7.10
2010 23 SFG NL MLB SFG C 76 662.0 662 615 41 6 4 .991 8.92 8.63 1 39 23 37%
2011 24 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 2 18.0 18 16 2 0 2 1.000 9.00 9.00
2011 24 SFG NL MLB SFG C 41 361.0 359 333 24 2 4 .994 8.90 8.71 3 27 15 36%
2012 25 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 29 216.0 212 204 6 2 13 .991 8.75 7.24
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2012 25 SFG NL MLB SFG C 114 973.0 932 855 69 8 9 .991 8.55 8.11 2 87 38 30%
2013 26 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 21 139.0 145 137 6 2 11 .986 9.26 6.81
2013 26 SFG NL MLB SFG C 121 1031.0 967 907 53 7 5 .993 8.38 7.93 3 63 27 30%
2014 27 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 35 261.0 269 246 22 1 20 .996 9.24 7.66
2014 27 SFG NL MLB SFG C 111 929.1 843 787 51 5 8 .994 8.12 7.55 5 59 25 30%
2015 28 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 42 323.2 353 334 19 0 35 1.000 9.82 8.40
2015 28 SFG NL MLB SFG C 106 901.2 840 771 67 2 4 .998 8.36 7.91 4 39 22 36%
2016 29 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 7 4 37.0 47 45 2 0 5 1.000 11.43 6.71
2016 29 SFG NL MLB SFG C 39 39 341.1 335 314 21 0 2 1.000 8.83 8.59 1 10 9 47%
MLB (7 seasons) MLB 1B 166 4 1242.2 1258 1178 74 6 100 .995 9.07 7.54
MLB (8 seasons) MLB C 615 39 5239.1 4974 4614 330 30 36 .994 8.49 8.04 19 325 160 33%
Minors (3 seasons) Minors C 135 135 1165.2 1130 1031 92 7 6 .994 8.67 8.32 16 64 52 45%
Other (2 seasons) Other C 23 23 203.1 207 191 12 4 2 .981 8.99 8.83 10 24 10 29%
All Levels (7 Seasons) 1B 178 16 1350.2 1383 1285 92 6 112 .996 9.18 7.74
All Levels (9 Seasons) C 773 197 6608.1 6311 5836 434 41 44 .994 8.54 8.11 45 413 222 35%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
2008 21 AZL Giants Arizona League Rk 2008-08-22 2008-08-29
2008 21 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League A- 2008-09-01 2008-09-03
2008 21 Waikiki Beach Boys Hawaii Winter Baseball WRk 2008-09-27 2008-11-15
2009 22 San Jose Giants California League A+ 2009-04-09 2009-07-13
2009 22 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA 2009-07-16 2009-08-31
2009 22 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2009-09-11 2009-10-03
2009 22 Scottsdale Scorpions Arizona Fall League Fal 2009-10-13 2009-11-19
2010 23 Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League AAA 2010-04-08 2010-05-28
2010 23 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2010-05-29 2010-10-03
2011 24 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2011-03-31 2011-05-25
2012 25 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2012-04-06 2012-10-03
2013 26 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2013-04-01 2013-09-29
2014 27 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2014-03-31 2014-09-28
2015 28 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2015-04-06 2015-10-04
2016 29 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2016-04-04 2016-05-30

Sabr ID: 72f6f665

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