Buster Posey
C/1B SF
3 days ago

Posey is not in the lineup Sunday against the Mets.

EDGE Analysis

Posey's day off was likely scheduled ahead of time, as Sunday day games generally result in a lot of regular days off for catchers. It came at a good time too, with Posey going 0-for-8 at the plate over the last couple days. Trevor Brown will replace him in the lineup Sunday, batting eighth, but Posey should return behind the dish Tuesday when the Giants open their next series in Los Angeles.

Buster Posey
C/1B SF
6 days ago

Posey went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored in Wednesday's 6-5 loss to Pittsburgh.

EDGE Analysis

The few days off Posey received to rest his back have apparently paid off as the slugger has collected five hits and three RBI in two games since his return. Back injuries tend to linger, but it appears the All-Star backstop is currently healthy with his appearance behind the dish in a day game following a night game.

Buster Posey
C/1B SF
1 week ago

Posey (back) returned to the lineup Tuesday, going 2-for-4 with a double, two batted in and a run scored in the 4-3 loss to Pittsburgh.

EDGE Analysis

Posey had missed the Giants' last three games with a minor back ailment. After the game he said that his back only bothers him when he is running, but not swinging or catching and that he plans to be in Wednesday's lineup despite the early start time, according to Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area. Posey has never been nimble on the basepaths, so as long as he can swing it like he did Tuesday, then he should be fine going forward.

Buster Posey
C/1B SF
1 week ago

Posey (back) is in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Pirates.

EDGE Analysis

Back-to-back absences Sunday and Monday led to some unease among Posey's fantasy owners, but Posey has been cleared to return Tuesday and there has nothing to suggest he will be limited moving forward. Posey hasn't hit a home run in a month but he's not forcing the issue at the plate, drawing nine walks while striking out seven times so far in August.

Buster Posey
C/1B SF
1 week ago

Posey (back) remains out of the lineup Monday against Pittsburgh, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.

EDGE Analysis

Posey missed Sunday's game due to back tightness. He attempted to warm up before Monday's game with a member of the Giants training staff, but it was quickly decided that he wasn't ready to return. For now, Posey should still be considered day-to-day, as there is still no indication the injury is serious enough to send him to the disabled list.

Buster Posey
C/1B SF
1 week ago

Posey was a late scratch from Sunday's lineup due to lower back tightness, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

EDGE Analysis

Posey was originally scheduled to catch his fourth straight game Sunday afternoon, but he'll be scratched in favor of Trevor Brown behind the plate. Consider him day-to-day heading into Monday's series opener against the Pirates.

Buster Posey
C/1B SF
2 weeks ago

Posey (finger) is back in the lineup Wednesday against Miami, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.

EDGE Analysis

Posey rested Tuesday after catching extra innings Monday night, but he'll return to his usual spot behind the plate Wednesday, as expected. Posey will bat cleanup against the Marlins' David Phelps.

Buster Posey
C/1B SF
2 weeks ago

Posey is not in the lineup Tuesday, but his absence is unrelated to the finger injury he suffered in Monday's extra inning win over the Marlins, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.

EDGE Analysis

According to Pavlovic, Posey is simply getting a standard day off after catching a five-and-a-half hour game Monday. That said, the added bonus here is that this will be an opportunity for Posey to rest his sore finger after appearing to severely jam it on an awkward slide in Monday's tilt. Trevor Brown will take over behind the dish Tuesday, but Posey figures to return to action Wednesday following his rest day.

Buster Posey
C/1B SF
2 weeks ago

Posey went 2-for-6 with two walks, a double, two RBI and a run scored in Monday's 14-inning win over Miami. He did take an awkward slide into third base and appeared to injure his finger, but he stayed in the game.

EDGE Analysis

Posey had a solid day at the plate and a great game behind the dish -- throwing out Dee Gordon in the 10th inning -- but his lone blemish was an ugly slide that saw him go face first into third base. Aside from the cosmetic injuries to his face, Posey jammed his finger on the slide. He was able to stay in the game, so it appears that he avoided serious injury, but the Giants had already exhausted their backup catching options, so Posey may have stayed in the game out of necessity. Check back to see if he is in Tuesday's starting lineup, as he may be given a day of rest after the extra-inning game as well as to let his finger fully heal.

Buster Posey
C/1B SF
3 weeks ago

Posey is out of the lineup Thursday against the Phillies.

EDGE Analysis

He will understandably get the day game off after Wednesday night's 12-inning affair. Trevor Brown will catch Matt Moore's debut with the Giants on Thursday and bat eighth.