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Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by teammates after hitting a 4th inning solo home run against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on May 3, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/

Despite ‘Face Of Baseball’ Label, Posey Remains Humble, Hungry For Success With Giants

Last week catcher Buster Posey won that distinction in a fan vote, adding to an epic list of baseball accomplishments. His half-decade for the ages includes Rookie of the Year, Batting Champion, Most Valuable Player and three World Series Championships, leading some to proclaim him the successor to Yankees captain Derek Jeter as the game’s top star.

03/03/2015

A bat and chewing tobacco.(Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmakers Propose Ban On Chewing Tobacco At CA Baseball Parks Including AT&T

State Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond, introduced legislation Tuesday that would prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco at all organized baseball venues in the state. San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell introduced a similar ban that would include AT&T Park.

02/26/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 27: Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants hits a sacrifice fly for an RBI against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning at AT&T Park on May 27, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Buster Posey Wins #FaceOfMLB Award On Twitter

The San Francisco Giants’ Buster Posey was voted as Major League Baseball’s most recognizable player Thursday in the #FaceOfMLB Twitter contest.

02/26/2015

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants reacts during Game One of the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on October 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

11 Images That Prove Buster Posey Is The True #FaceOfMLB

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) – Buster Posey didn’t make it past the first day of spring training before having to answer questions about being “the new Derek Jeter.” The former Yankees captain was the best-known player […]

02/24/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Madison Bumgarner Goes Full Paul Bunyan Mode For Giants Photo Shoot

The enduring image of Madison Bumgarner’s domination during his epic playoff performance for the San Francisco Giants last season is getting burnished even more following a photo shoot Monday.

02/23/2015

James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals looks on against the San Francisco Giants during Game Five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

James Shields Turned Down Bigger Offer From Giants Before Joining Padres

Apparently James Shields doesn’t believe in the old saying “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.” CBS Sports reports he turned down a larger contract from the Giants weeks before agreeing to sign with the San Diego Padres.

02/20/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates on the field after defeating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Undergoes Heart Operation At Arizona Hospital

San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy was admitted to a hospital in Arizona for a heart operation after experiencing chest discomfort Thursday.

02/19/2015

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants looks on after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 during Game Four of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

With Jeter Retired, Is Buster Posey The Face Of Major League Baseball?

Buster Posey is just 27-years-old, the age when some in baseball say players are just hitting their prime. But unlike his contemporaries, Posey is already being asked to reflect on his career success.

02/19/2015

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants holds the MVP trophy following a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

After Winning MVP Chevy, Madison Bumgarner Shows Up To Spring Training In Ford

Apparently not impressed by the “technology and stuff” in the Chevy truck he won after being named World Series MVP last fall, Giants ace Madison Bumgarner showed up to spring training Wednesday in a Ford.

02/18/2015

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7 Tweets Poking Fun At Pablo Sandoval’s Spring Training Weight

If one day of spring training is any indication, the media spotlight surrounding Pablo Sandoval in Boston is going to be intense. A photo of him taking grounders on his first day of Red Sox spring training set off thousands of tweets overnight. And some of them weren’t all that nice:

02/18/2015

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