Posey was hit in the head by a 94 miles per hour Taijuan Walker fastball in the first inning Monday and sat out the rest of the game, but Giants manager Bruce Bochy said afterward that Posey might have stayed in the game if he wasn't playing catcher.
That was the smack of a 94 miles per hour Taijuan Walker fastball striking catcher Buster Posey on the side of the helmet, sending Posey to the ground and ultimately out of the game.
Three days after getting hit by a fastball to the helmet, Buster Posey's condition and progress are encouraging to Giants manager Bruce Bochy.
Cain (1-0) overcame a shaky start after allowing a run in the first inning and retired 10 of 11 during one stretch.
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When he was asked about winning his second scoring title in three years , he hesitated, then simply replied: "Next question". Like James before him, if this were any other season, Leonard would likely be notching his first regular season MVP award.
The 30-year-old catcher was hit by a pitch from Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Taijuan Walker in the first inning of the Giants' 4-1 victory. The resiliency of the Giants stepped in, as they were able to get the lead long enough until new giant, Mark Melancon, came in the ninth.
Posey made clear to the media that he didn't feel Walker was aiming for him or was hit as a result of poor judgment.
Cory Gearin struck out three straight batters to end the inning.
Moore would not let that happen again, cruising through eight innings on 93 pitches while yielding just three hits and no walks.
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"It's nearly an instinct to get up and shake it off", starting pitcher Matt Moore told the San Francisco Chronicle. "Sure. But that's the luxury of having one of the elite closers in the game". "Even in the first inning it was just a little off the plate and guys were being patient". I got out there as quick as I could.
The Giants honored longtime Major League Baseball senior executive Katy Feeney, who died April 1 at age 68. "KATY" was spelled on the out-of-town scoreboard while photos and flowers were in the seat she often occupied during the postseason. "(She) brought joy to her family and to all of us who had the honor to know her", the team said in a statement.
Giants: Right-handed reliever Hunter Strickland returned from the paternity list and LHP Steven Okert was optioned to Triple-A Sacramento. The Diamondbacks continue to get production from their pitching staff, as Arizona has allowed a combined 14 runs in its last five games, keeping this team in games until the very end. Jeff Samardzija gets the ball, and he is 0-1 with a 10.13 ERA and nine strikeouts this season.
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