Posey went 2-for-4 with a walk, a steal and two runs scored Tuesday against the Reds. Posey doubled his previous career high with his sixth steal, and padded his OBP by reaching base three times in five appearances. The catcher's .289/.362/.465 line is only inferior to last season's .318/.379/.470 showing due to a slight dip in BABIP from .320 to .297.
Posey got the start at DH and went 2-for-4 with two RBI in Sunday's loss to the Yankees. The two runs he brought home accounted for the only offense the Giants could muster on the day. Posey is now hitting .278 (15-for-54) in July with three homers, seven RBI and eight runs scored.
Posey (foot) is in Saturday's lineup against the Yankees, hitting cleanup. He was pretty sore after hitting a foul ball off his foot in Friday's game, but he will nonetheless get the start at catcher for Saturday's afternoon affair in Yankee Stadium. It would not be surprising for the Giants to give him a day off sometime soon, but he can be safely deployed in all formats Saturday.
Posey was diagnosed with a right foot contusion Friday, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports. Posey was diagnosed with a right foot contusion after X-rays came back negative. The catcher left Friday's game after fouling a ball of his foot in his first at-bat. Look for Trevor Brown to see a couple starts behind the dish during Posey's absence.
Posey left Friday's game against Philadelphia after fouling a ball off his foot in his first at-bat, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Posey was replaced behind the dish by Trevor Brown. Details concerning the severity of the injury will be updated as soon as they are released.