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Posey Likely NOT Catching in Spring Opener

By Melissa Felkins
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Chris Haft is reporting that Buster Posey will probably not be catching in the Spring Opening on Saturday (article and interview with Posey), however we may get a chance to see him at the plate. It seems that Giants management is just being extra cautious with Posey and want to ease him back into full-time catching duties.

While it’s a little bit of a bummer that he won’t be suiting up in catcher’s gear on Saturday, Bochy indicated he’d likely be catching by the second week of spring training games. I for one will just be relieved to see him playing in some capacity and am all for not rushing his conditioning back to full health.

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