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  1. #1
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    Buster Posey has fractured finger

    SAN FRANCISCO Ė X-rays revealed that Buster Posey has a ďsmall fractureĒ on the tip of his right finger, but the Giantsí catcher and reigning NL MVP remains hopeful he can return to the lineup within a few days.

    ďFrom everything Iím hearing, hopefully in a couple days itíll calm down and I can play through it,Ē said Posey, who was struck on his bare hand in the sixth inning Tuesday when a pitch from Madison Bumgarner bounced off the plate.

    Poseyís finger remained sore; the impact of the pitch ripped half his fingernail from the nail bed. When it didnít show much improvement Thursday, Giants head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner suggested they check for a fracture.

    ďItís not displaced, so itíll correct itself,Ē said Posey, who might wear a hard plastic piece when he returns.

    Posey didnít think that throwing would be a problem. As for swinging, he said he hasnít tried to grip a bat since Tuesday. But the fact itís his top hand is encouraging.

    ďIím hopeful itís manageable,Ē Posey said.

    Posey was just starting to turn a corner after a mostly sluggish second half in which heís hit just one home run. He was 2 for 3 on Tuesday and has a .412 average over his last nine games, although his streak without a homer is now at 129 at-bats since his last one July 20.

    Itís been a bad year for fingers. Ryan Vogelsong missed three months after a pitch crushed the pinkie on his pitching hand in several places May 20. And second baseman Marco Scutaro tore a tendon in his left pinkie when struck by a pitch in June; Scutaro missed a couple days but decided to play through the injury, which will leave him with a permanently bent fingers.

    Thatís one reason there have been fewer high fives in the Giants dugout this year.
    http://www.csnbayarea.com/giants/pos...er-x-rays-show

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    No reason to have Posey play through this, even if its a minor fracture...







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    Murphy's Law.
    "We earned this ****ing burn. It doesnít matter how you get from A to B. Our goal at the beginning of this ****ing season is to win a ****ing World Series, and guess what, boys, weíre going to the ****ing dance." - The Reverend Hunter Pence


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    Quote Originally Posted by Leandres_sf View Post
    No reason to have Posey play through this, even if its a minor fracture...
    Strong finish, momentum, blah blah blah

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    Quote Originally Posted by otatop View Post
    Strong finish, momentum, blah blah blah
    I believe Sabean likes to refer to it as maintaining a "winning atmosphere".







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    Sanchez could use more work so let our franchise player heal properly.

    Would you trust a blind scout? Of course you wouldn't but that's what you do when you simply go by stats

    Some do not understand the ignore list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RTL View Post
    Sanchez could use more work so let our franchise player heal properly.
    This requires thinking about the future, which is a novel concept to this management.
    Today is the future that you have built (or neglected) yesterday.

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    Very true. I'm hoping for lightning to strike

    Would you trust a blind scout? Of course you wouldn't but that's what you do when you simply go by stats

    Some do not understand the ignore list.

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    Dammit. There goes our post season chances!

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    I guess he could be back in a few more days, but why bother? He isn't in the MVP running, there is no milestone that he is chasing, no playoffs, **** it! Just let HACKtor drive tank the rest of the way.

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    "Having a healthy Posey and Pagan in '14 is just like signing two elite free agents" has Sabean said that yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rad_Racing View Post
    "Having a healthy Posey and Pagan in '14 is just like signing two elite free agents" has Sabean said that yet?
    Don't forget a healthy Scutaro and Vogelsong. That's 4 huge acquisitions!







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    Quote Originally Posted by Rad_Racing View Post
    "Having a healthy Posey and Pagan in '14 is just like signing two elite free agents" has Sabean said that yet?
    lol i hate this ****ing line. I have heard so many times before. And no it's not, it's like getting back the player we were supposed to have and still having a hole in.....w/e (the rotation and OF for you guys)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leandres_sf View Post
    Don't forget a healthy Scutaro and Vogelsong. That's 4 huge acquisitions!
    "We brought back Tim Lincecum, hey we signed a 2 time cy young award winner, not many teams can say they have that on their staff"

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    not important finger and should be okay and the season is pretty much over for him

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