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Buster PoseyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: San Francisco Giants MLB Years: 2009-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsC-933, 1B-224, DH-25Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGerald Dempsey Posey III
Height6-1Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 27,1987 [31.024]PlaceLeesburg,Georgia
High SchoolLee County (Leesburg,GA)
CollegeFlorida State University (Tallahassee,FL)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim [Team Picks] in the 50th round (1496th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$3,500,000Signing ScoutsSean O'ConnorService Time7.161 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2009-MLB-#14 ... 2009-SFN-#2 ... 2010-MLB-#7 ... 2010-SFN-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 11,2009 [22.168]
OrganizationsSFN [11] Awards32Awards Voting7-841
TBC Player ID54392Retrosheet IDposeb001MLBAM ID457763
RelationshipsBrother of Jack Posey, Brother of Jess Posey
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed48Power61Contact90XBH49RBIs81Runs44Hitting95Durability79Team.559Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Florida StateACCNCAA-1Fr8c1965246588514244890384525307.346.433.467.90011520294.405.121.313.39712.9315.311.181.3661.5023.53
2007Florida StateACCNCAA-1So8c20622466694212365443227344011.382.453.520.97312826289.414.138.268.42611.079.340.841.0482.0027.66
2008Florida StateACCNCAA-1Jr8c216825789119214269353572980306.463.566.8791.44522651325.454.416.646.59317.548.920.518.009.8842.86
2008Arizona GiantsArizRksfn-c217268103114005400010.385.484.6921.17618531.429.307.500.49016.1312.900.803.2326.0050.00
2008Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-sfn-c21311232002003000000.273.429.455.8845214.273.182.455.39621.430.000.000.000.0066.67
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         103710135116008400010.351.467.6221.08923745.375.271.486.46017.788.890.502.2237.0053.85
2009San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn7c22802916395230135860454580206.326.428.540.96815736346.349.214.388.42113.0113.011.003.7622.3837.89
2009Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn22c223513121428152201172300305.321.391.511.9026714151.349.190.313.39011.2615.231.353.3126.2033.33
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         115422841373111880616268805011.325.416.531.94722450497.349.206.365.41212.4713.681.103.6223.4436.50
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28c22717120000000400000.118.118.118.2362017.154.000.000.1050.0023.530.000.000.000.00
2010Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn28c2347172316013263211283040427.349.442.552.9949521208.386.203.366.42813.4614.421.072.8828.6735.00
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28c23108406581242321867023055403512.305.357.505.86220543443.315.200.268.3716.7712.421.834.0622.5634.68
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28c244516217465042130183040134.284.368.389.757639185.326.105.235.3359.7316.221.672.1640.5019.57
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28c251485307817839124103116996209719.336.408.549.95729164610.368.213.343.40611.3115.741.393.9322.0835.96
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28c26148520611533411572216070807815.294.371.450.82123450595.312.156.273.35710.0811.761.172.5234.6732.68
2014San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28c27147547721702822289014769308516.311.364.490.85426852605.319.179.263.3717.7711.401.473.6424.8630.59
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28c281505577417728019952056523071017.318.379.470.84926247623.320.152.257.3638.998.350.933.0529.3226.55
2016San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28c29146539821553321480616468380718.288.366.434.80023449614.309.146.275.34510.4211.071.062.2838.5031.61
2017San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28c301404946215834012676161668051317.320.400.462.86222846568.347.142.275.36610.7411.621.082.1141.1729.11
2018San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfnc3117596173028216959617172.288.582.4411.023265147.231.153.271.0004.086.121.501.3629.5029.41
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter105638315111180227813060222841151994145775120.308.384.473.85718133654407.324.165.276.0009.3311.781.262.9529.4730.93
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1726311252104942511872981021209318.333.427.542.96934278750.361.209.372.00013.0713.601.043.3325.2437.14
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter82303521022131154124553407212.337.421.535.95616235359.370.198.343.00012.5314.761.183.0627.5534.31
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter802916395230135860454580206.326.428.540.96815736346.349.214.388.00013.0113.011.003.7622.3837.89
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter311232002003000000.273.429.455.8845214.273.182.455.00021.430.000.000.000.0066.67
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7268103114005400010.385.484.6921.17618531.429.307.500.00016.1312.900.803.2326.0050.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1957492132985683320618712710113910024.398.487.6261.11346997908.424.228.413.00013.9911.120.803.6322.7032.55
San Francisco Giants Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter105638315111180227813060222841151994145775120.308.384.473.85718133654407.324.165.276.0009.3311.781.262.9529.4730.93
Average MLB - Per 162 games16258878181351209231638014291218.308.384.473.85727856676.324.165.276.0009.3311.781.262.9529.4730.93
Average Minor - Per 162 games162594118198464241117292961108317.333.427.542.96932273706.361.209.372.00013.0713.601.043.3325.2437.14

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007Florida StateACCNCAA-1So8Rel20000.0010100001.02000100003.0018.00--9.00--0.00--
2008Florida StateACCNCAA-1Jr8Rel21001.1790900067.256103101001.045.87--3.5211.743.33--
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter001.041001000068.276104101001.277.27--4.1510.382.50--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Arizona Giants ArizRksfn21C4--342--36361.0009.00-----1757.17.1
2008Salem-Keizer Volcanoes NwstA-sfn21C2--2221-2524.96012.00------366.72.6
2009San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn22C64--5015524558556.9968.69-323150.8108080.045.7
2009Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn22C33--2551642275271.9858.21-13861.943594.322.9
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22C7440324--36361.0005.140.901150.0-7100.04.3
2010Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn23C32--21917--2362361.0007.38-151255.614768.122.2
2010Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn231B12--10718-121251251.00010.42------4725.58.3
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23C76756626154164662656.9918.630.99392362.9110870.446.9
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn231B303024819617114214213.9957.100.86-----10827.818.5
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24C41413613332424359357.9948.710.99271564.334591.125.3
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn241B2218162-218181.0009.001.00-----454.41.2
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25C1141119738556989932924.9918.110.95873869.6214877.070.4
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn251B29292162046213212210.9917.240.97-----14819.617.9
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25DH3---------------1482.01.9
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26C12111910319075375967960.9937.930.93632770.0314881.874.7
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn261B21161381376211145143.9866.811.04-----14814.213.0
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26DH5---------------1483.43.1
2014San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27C1111099297875158843838.9947.550.90592570.2514775.568.5
2014San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn271B353026124622120269268.9967.661.03-----14723.821.6
2014San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27DH2---------------1471.41.2
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28C1061039017716724840838.9987.910.93392263.9415070.765.4
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn281B423732333419-353533531.0008.401.09-----15028.025.9
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28DH3---------------1502.01.9
2016San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29C12312210691003653810711068.9978.681.00472862.7214684.275.9
2016San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn291B151198958111104103.9906.871.05-----14610.39.3
2016San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29DH5---------------1463.43.1
2017San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30C99968267245242780776.9957.840.94362262.1114070.761.1
2017San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301B383025822325219250248.9926.530.96-----14027.123.5
2017San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30DH7---------------1405.04.3
MLB Totals for C - 9 season(s)-   C79878067926027426374464906453.9948.090.9539820166.4217980.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B21218515601451105912515651556.9947.341.00-----2120.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH25---------------250.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C65--4743342511507.9927.80-282058.35650.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B12--10718-121251251.00010.42------120.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C64--5015524558556.9968.69-323150.810640.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C2--2221-2524.96012.00------20.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C4--342--36361.0009.00-----140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Arizona Giants ArizRksfn21-4---------
2008Salem-Keizer Volcanoes NwstA-sfn21-2---------
2009San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn22-64---------
2009Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn22-33---------
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22-7---------
2010Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn23-3212--------
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23-7630--------
2011San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24-412--------
2012San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25-11429-------3
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26-12121-------5
2014San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27-11135-------2
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28-10642-------3
2016San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29-12315-------5
2017San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30-9938-------7

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Yarmouth-Dennis Red SoxCape Cod LeagueCollege194415923468021641132513107.289.345.377.7226010177.331.088.1897.3414.121.921.1379.5021.74
2007Yarmouth-Dennis Red SoxCape Cod LeagueCollege203512813363031942132133005.281.361.375.736486147.317.094.2118.8414.291.622.0442.6716.67
2009Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor22197113162021200131800000.225.345.338.68324484.275.113.29615.4821.431.382.3835.5025.00
2009San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB222030691027001710200.300.324.533.85716334.304.233.2672.9420.597.005.8815.0033.33
2010San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2324545174019002810000.315.351.444.79524557.356.129.1673.5114.044.001.7554.0029.41
2010San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB23416361000102500001.375.444.438.8827118.545.063.25011.1127.782.500.000.0016.67
2010San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB23623152003003700010.217.308.304.6127226.313.087.21711.5426.922.330.000.0040.00
2010San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB23520260012001600000.300.333.450.7839121.385.150.2004.7628.576.004.7620.0016.67
2011San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB241948819403120011110000.396.517.6671.18432760.364.271.50018.331.670.095.0016.0036.84
2012San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2516403134015007300101.325.417.500.91720548.324.175.35014.586.250.432.0840.0038.46
2012San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB25519340025003400000.211.318.526.84410222.154.315.47413.6418.181.339.099.5050.00
2012San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB25726140001004600010.154.267.154.4214030.200.000.15413.3320.001.500.000.000.00
2012San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB25415140013001500000.267.313.467.7807116.333.200.2676.2531.255.006.2515.0025.00
2013San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2620515152007005410101.294.362.333.69517258.313.039.1378.626.900.800.000.0013.33
2014San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27184961810212104310000.367.426.510.93625354.364.143.2457.415.560.753.7024.5016.67
2014San Francisco GiantsWild CardMLB2715120001000000000.400.400.400.800205.400.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB27418070001011110011.389.450.389.8397020.412.000.0005.005.001.000.000.000.00
2014San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB27520340003002300100.200.261.200.4614023.222.000.1008.7013.041.500.000.000.00
2014San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB27726140002003300012.154.241.154.3954029.174.000.11510.3410.341.000.000.000.00
2015San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2820486146018008510002.292.404.479.88323757.310.187.35414.048.770.631.7548.0050.00
2016San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2916408143017003400003.350.395.500.89520443.371.150.2256.989.301.332.3340.0028.57
2016San Francisco GiantsWild CardMLB2913000000001000010.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00
2016San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB29415151002002100100.333.389.400.7896118.333.067.20011.115.560.500.000.0020.00
2017San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB301026482013004200003.308.400.500.90013330.304.192.34613.336.670.503.3326.0037.50
2018San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31123481660210001500001.471.486.8241.31028835.519.353.3822.8614.295.005.7117.0050.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs792873682110535832646461012.286.352.376.72810816324.325.090.1998.0214.201.771.5457.4019.51
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs197113162021200131800000.225.345.338.68324484.275.113.29615.4821.431.382.3835.5025.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs175420591433301480104642604011.340.410.519.92921847476.351.179.2909.668.820.912.9430.0032.87
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 2 yrs28120001001000010.250.333.250.583209.250.000.12511.110.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs176872220281181110112.324.397.441.83830478.357.117.23510.2614.101.382.5634.0018.18
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs186951320070091600120.188.278.217.49515279.241.029.15911.3920.251.780.000.0015.38
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs166141400270051400012.230.288.328.61620266.267.098.1807.5821.212.803.0330.5014.29

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Yarmouth-Dennis Red SoxCape Cod LeagueCollege19013.1241300208.2763177001.717.271.047.277.271.006.23.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs013.1241300208.7763177001.627.271.047.277.271.006.23.000

Awards [32]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2005High School All-American - 2nd Team (UT)1
20072nd Team College All-American (C) ... Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (C)2
20081st Team College All-American (C) ... Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (C) ... Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year ... Baseball America College Player of the Year ... Brooks Wallace Award ... CWS Regionals Most Outstanding Player (Tallahassee) ... Dick Howser Trophy (Player of the Year) ... Golden Spikes Award (Florida State) ... Johnny Bench Award (Florida State)9
2009Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (C) ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (C)2
2010MLB All-Rookie Team (C) ... National League Player of the Week (July 5-July 11) ... National League Rookie of the Year ... NL Player of the Month (July) ... NL Rookie of the Month (July)5
2012Major League 1st All-Star (end of season) (C) ... National League Hank Aaron Award ... National League Most Valuable Player ... NL Comeback Player of the Year ... NL Silver Slugger Award (C) ... San Francisco Giants Player of the Year6
2013National League Player of the Week (June 24-June 30) ... San Francisco Giants Player of the Year2
2014National League Player of the Week (September 1-September 7) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (C)2
2015NL Silver Slugger Award (C)1
2016National League Gold Glove (Catcher)1
2017NL Silver Slugger Award (C)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-04-18C-DHSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.022Team Roster on 2017-04-18
2017-04-11CSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Concussion30.015Team Roster on 2017-04-11
2013-03-30CSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 8-year contract for 2014-2021 ($158m) Extension.26.003Team Roster on 2013-03-30
2013-01-18c-1bSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($8m) Avoiding arbitration25.297Team Roster on 2013-01-18
2012-05-07c-1bSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActive--25.041Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-10-31InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-26InjuredDisabled -- Fracture bone in lower left leg 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008San Francisco Giants-213,500,000-------3,500,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (1st round - 5th overall)
2009San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll22400,000-72441-2,746,792400,0003,900,000
2010San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll23400,000-75741-2,812,412400,0004,300,000
2011San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll24575,000-52024432,722,607414,0004,875,000
2012San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll25615,000-48523472,954,887480,0005,490,000
2013San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll268,000,000-122687++3,023,990490,00013,490,0002013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($8m) Avoiding arbitration
2013-03-30 - Signed to 8-year contract for 2014-2021 ($158m) Extension.
2014San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2711,277,778-89691++3,256,497500,00024,767,778
2015San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2817,277,7775.16137497++3,571,283507,50042,045,555
2016San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2920,000,0006.16124297++3,498,245507,50062,045,555
2017San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3021,400,0007.16121198++3,651,709535,00083,445,555
2018San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3121,400,000-27197++4,360,045545,000104,845,555
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red