Advertisement
HomeCollectionsBuster Posey
IN THE NEWS

Buster Posey

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
By Bill Shaikin, Tribune newspapers | November 1, 2010
ARLINGTON, Texas — These Giants have not known the joy of clinching a postseason series at home, of prancing giddily around the field, of spraying their fans with assorted liquid substances. They might never know that joy. They would happily pay that price in order to win the World Series on Monday. The Giants are one victory from a championship. Never have they won a World Series in San Francisco. But never in their San Francisco history have they led a Series three games to one. They do now, thanks to a pitcher of legal drinking age for all of three months.
ARTICLES BY DATE
SPORTS
By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2013
At first blush, the New York Yankees signing this weekend of free-agent catcher Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal could be considered good news for the Orioles, at least as it pertains to catcher Matt Wieters. For one, the deep-pocket Yankees have, at least for now anyway, filled their hole at catcher, meaning the position shouldn't be a priority in the 2015 offseason when Wieters can be a free agent. Also, although five years and $85 million would be the largest contract ever given out by the Orioles in terms of average annual value (Adam Jones received an $85.5 million extension, but that was for six years)
Advertisement
SPORTS
By David Selig and The Baltimore Sun | July 17, 2013
Brett Cecil's appearance in Tuesday night's All-Star Game didn't last long, but it carried some Maryland significance. The Toronto Blue Jays lefty struck out the only batter he faced -- Philadelphia's Domonic Brown in the seventh inning -- becoming the first former Terp to play in the midsummer classic since Yankees outfielder Charlie Keller in 1946. Keller was selected to five All-Star Games in the 1940s. He started in 1940 and 1946, came off the bench in 1941 and was picked but didn't play in 1943 and 1947.
SPORTS
By David Selig and The Baltimore Sun | July 17, 2013
Brett Cecil's appearance in Tuesday night's All-Star Game didn't last long, but it carried some Maryland significance. The Toronto Blue Jays lefty struck out the only batter he faced -- Philadelphia's Domonic Brown in the seventh inning -- becoming the first former Terp to play in the midsummer classic since Yankees outfielder Charlie Keller in 1946. Keller was selected to five All-Star Games in the 1940s. He started in 1940 and 1946, came off the bench in 1941 and was picked but didn't play in 1943 and 1947.
SPORTS
By Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun | May 27, 2011
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters knows the San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey well. They competed against each other in the Atlantic Coast Conference, as Wieters went to Georgia Tech and Posey starred at Florida State. They attended the Johnny Bench ceremony together as two of the nominees for the nation's top catcher award. They were both drafted fifth overall, one year apart, and made their major league debuts amid enormous expectations. So Wieters' initial reaction when he saw highlights of Wednesday's collision at home plate between Posey and the Florida Marlins' Scott Cousins, which resulted in the Giants' backstop suffering a fractured bone in his left leg and sustaining ligament damage in his ankle — injuries that may end his season — was one of empathy.
NEWS
By Bill Shaikin, Tribune newspapers | October 8, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO — Roy Halladay threw a no-hitter. Tim Lincecum might have done him one better. Not in the headlines, of course. In degree of difficulty, however, Lincecum might have aced his rival ace. Lincecum pitched a two-hit complete game and struck out 14 Thursday night to carry the Giants to a 1-0 victory over the Braves in Game 1 of their National League Division Series. The 14 strikeouts are a postseason mark for the Giants. Halladay got four runs of support in his no-hitter.
NEWS
By Bill Shaikin, Tribune newspapers | October 9, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO — The refrain is a familiar one. After television replays expose a blown call, Commissioner Bud Selig insists there is no great outcry among players and club officials for increased use of instant replay to review calls. And, on the day after a blown call heavily influenced the National League Division Series opener between the Giants and Braves, there was no great outcry. "You're taking everything that's great out of baseball — the human element," Giants first baseman Aubrey Huff said before Friday night's game.
SPORTS
By Bill Shaikin, Tribune Newspapers | October 7, 2010
Roy Halladay threw a no-hitter. Tim Lincecum might have done him one better. Not in the headlines, of course. In degree of difficulty, however, Lincecum might have aced his rival ace. Lincecum pitched a two-hit complete game and struck out 14, carrying the San Francisco Giants to a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves in Game 1 of the National League division series Thursday. The 14 strikeouts set a postseason record for the Giants franchise. Halladay got four runs of support in his no-hitter, all in the first two innings.
NEWS
By Bill Shaikin, Tribune newspapers | November 2, 2010
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Giants landed on the shores of San Francisco 53 years ago, their colors worn by greats identified solely by their last name, Mays and Cepeda graced Seals Stadium. McCovey and Marichal christened Candlestick Park. Bonds lorded over AT&T Park. The statues and the records are theirs. The first World Series championship parade in San Francisco history will be led by a cast lovingly described by its manager as castoffs and misfits. Russ Hodges, rest in peace.
NEWS
By Dylan Hernandez, Tribune Newspapers | October 21, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO — Five days after their initial encounter, Tim Lincecum and Roy Halladay will go at it again. This time, with even more at stake. Halladay will be pitching in Game 5 Thursday to extend the Phillies' postseason after the Giants' walk-off 6-5 victory Wednesday. Juan Uribe's ninth-inning sacrifice fly scored Aubrey Huff to give the Giants a 3-1 lead in the National League Championship Series. Huff reached on a one-out single and moved to third on Buster Posey's single, his fourth hit of the game.
SPORTS
By Andrew Baggarly, San Jose Mercury News | February 7, 2012
So many questions await Buster Posey this spring. They hover in the air like a series of foul pops, subject to the whims of wind and spin. Will his repaired left ankle respond when he hops out of his crouch to throw? How will it feel when he wakes up the following day? Will his timing at the plate be an issue after the longest layoff of his baseball life? Will he be the ebullient rookie of the year who led the Giants to a World Series title in 2010? Or will Posey's career be more about concessions than celebrations?
SPORTS
By Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun | May 27, 2011
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters knows the San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey well. They competed against each other in the Atlantic Coast Conference, as Wieters went to Georgia Tech and Posey starred at Florida State. They attended the Johnny Bench ceremony together as two of the nominees for the nation's top catcher award. They were both drafted fifth overall, one year apart, and made their major league debuts amid enormous expectations. So Wieters' initial reaction when he saw highlights of Wednesday's collision at home plate between Posey and the Florida Marlins' Scott Cousins, which resulted in the Giants' backstop suffering a fractured bone in his left leg and sustaining ligament damage in his ankle — injuries that may end his season — was one of empathy.
SPORTS
By Phil Rogers | November 8, 2010
Pity the Rockies. They have two of the National League's best hitters in Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki and one of baseball's best pitchers in Ubaldo Jimenez. They also have a huge challenge ahead of them in 2011. Ditto the Dodgers, the Diamondbacks and the surprising Padres. Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner and Jonathan Sanchez aren't going anywhere after carrying the Giants to the World Series championship. Barry Zito also remains around, and there wasn't another team in the playoffs that wouldn't have wanted him on its roster.
NEWS
By Bill Shaikin, Tribune newspapers | November 2, 2010
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Giants landed on the shores of San Francisco 53 years ago, their colors worn by greats identified solely by their last name, Mays and Cepeda graced Seals Stadium. McCovey and Marichal christened Candlestick Park. Bonds lorded over AT&T Park. The statues and the records are theirs. The first World Series championship parade in San Francisco history will be led by a cast lovingly described by its manager as castoffs and misfits. Russ Hodges, rest in peace.
SPORTS
By Bill Shaikin, Tribune Newspapers | November 2, 2010
Brian Wilson attracted a crowd of reporters; so did Buster Posey and Tim Lincecum. The president of the San Francisco Giants did a round of interviews, and so did the owner, the former owner, former players, even the clubhouse manager. As the celebration raged in the San Francisco clubhouse late Monday night, all those interviews giddily interrupted by streams of champagne and beer, Dick Tidrow stood in an adjacent hallway, cameras and reporters rushing past him. There were plenty of romantic tales to be told about the first World Series championship in San Francisco history.
NEWS
By Bill Shaikin, Tribune newspapers | November 1, 2010
ARLINGTON, Texas — These Giants have not known the joy of clinching a postseason series at home, of prancing giddily around the field, of spraying their fans with assorted liquid substances. They might never know that joy. They would happily pay that price in order to win the World Series on Monday. The Giants are one victory from a championship. Never have they won a World Series in San Francisco. But never in their San Francisco history have they led a Series three games to one. They do now, thanks to a pitcher of legal drinking age for all of three months.
SPORTS
By Phil Rogers | November 8, 2010
Pity the Rockies. They have two of the National League's best hitters in Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki and one of baseball's best pitchers in Ubaldo Jimenez. They also have a huge challenge ahead of them in 2011. Ditto the Dodgers, the Diamondbacks and the surprising Padres. Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner and Jonathan Sanchez aren't going anywhere after carrying the Giants to the World Series championship. Barry Zito also remains around, and there wasn't another team in the playoffs that wouldn't have wanted him on its roster.
SPORTS
By Bill Shaikin, Tribune Newspapers | November 2, 2010
Brian Wilson attracted a crowd of reporters; so did Buster Posey and Tim Lincecum. The president of the San Francisco Giants did a round of interviews, and so did the owner, the former owner, former players, even the clubhouse manager. As the celebration raged in the San Francisco clubhouse late Monday night, all those interviews giddily interrupted by streams of champagne and beer, Dick Tidrow stood in an adjacent hallway, cameras and reporters rushing past him. There were plenty of romantic tales to be told about the first World Series championship in San Francisco history.
NEWS
By Dylan Hernandez, Tribune Newspapers | October 21, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO — Five days after their initial encounter, Tim Lincecum and Roy Halladay will go at it again. This time, with even more at stake. Halladay will be pitching in Game 5 Thursday to extend the Phillies' postseason after the Giants' walk-off 6-5 victory Wednesday. Juan Uribe's ninth-inning sacrifice fly scored Aubrey Huff to give the Giants a 3-1 lead in the National League Championship Series. Huff reached on a one-out single and moved to third on Buster Posey's single, his fourth hit of the game.
NEWS
By Bill Shaikin, Tribune newspapers | October 9, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO — The refrain is a familiar one. After television replays expose a blown call, Commissioner Bud Selig insists there is no great outcry among players and club officials for increased use of instant replay to review calls. And, on the day after a blown call heavily influenced the National League Division Series opener between the Giants and Braves, there was no great outcry. "You're taking everything that's great out of baseball — the human element," Giants first baseman Aubrey Huff said before Friday night's game.
Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.