We’ve not seen anything like Buster Posey in this generation. Derek Jeter comes to mind — both he and Posey led their teams to two World Series titles in what essentially were two of their first three full seasons. But Jeter doesn’t have an MVP award. Nor a Comeback Player of the Year trophy.
Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval is still a possibility for opening day at Dodger Stadium, and he returned to the lineup as designated hitter in a 3-1 victory against the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.
The Giants rewarded the NL MVP and batting champion catcher with a $167 million, nine-year contract Friday, a deal that includes a club option for 2022 that could raise the value to $186 million over a decade.
The Giants’ starting lineup features World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval, reigning NL MVP Buster Posey and, of course, the guy with a perfect game at the front of the rotation in Matt Cain.
The San Francisco Giants and reigning NL MVP Buster Posey have quietly begun talks about a new contract extension. A deal is not imminent, but talks are ongoing.
Barry Zito pitched five effective innings and Buster Posey hit a go-ahead single in the ninth to lift the San Francisco Giants over the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Sunday.
If you’re fantasy baseball draft hasn’t happened already, it’s going to be happening soon. Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.
All 133 MLB players who filed for salary arbitration last month settled, gaining an average increase of 119 percent. San Francisco catcher Buster Posey, the NL batting champion and MVP, led the way with a 13-fold hike to $8 million.
Let the rest of the country swoon over the nouveau-riche Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Francisco Giants have two World Series titles in the past three seasons. And as they report for 2013, 21 of the 25 members of their latest championship team will roll through those clubhouse doors this week.
Reigning NL MVP and batting champion Buster Posey is among four San Francisco Giants to reach agreement on one-year contracts that avoided salary arbitration.