Buster Posey
Pittsburgh Pirates (ML)
Buster Posey
Birthdate:
March 27, 1987 (38 y, 1 m, 8 d)
Born In:
Leesburg, GA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
C
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/250
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$9M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
15 years, 10 days

2025 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
PIT - MLB
13 23 6 0 0 1 1 3 2 7 0 0 0.261 0.320 0.711 0.317 0.333 102 0.11 -0.05

2025 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
PIT - MLB
C 5 41.0 49 1 1 0.9804 0.9783 -0.048
Current Status
MLB Service Time 15 years, 10 days
40-man Service Time 15 years, 10 days
Time as Pro 16 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 0 - No
Personality
Leadership Very High
Loyalty High
Desire for Win Very High
Greed High
Intelligence Very High
Work Ethic Very High
Popularity
National Extremely Popular
Local Extremely Popular
Current Contract
2025 $9M ($7.67M left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
MVP Bonus$950k
All-Star Bonus$170k
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 14 13 12 14 13
vs R 14 13 12 14 13
vs L 15 14 13 14 13
Potential 15 14 13 16 14
Fielding C IF OF
Range 3 2
Error 8 8
Arm 11 14 12
Turn DP 8
C Ability 11
Position
Catcher 11
First 2
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 8
Running 14
Sac Bunt 15
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 3 3
vs R 1 3 3
vs L 1 3 3
Potential 1 3 3
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Other Pitching
Velocity < 75 mph
GB % 37%
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-04-28
Contact decreased from 15 to 14
Contact vs L decreased from 16 to 15
Power decreased from 13 to 12
Power vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 14 to 13
Catcher Ability decreased from 12 to 11
2025-03-09
Contact Potential decreased from 16 to 15
Contact vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks decreased from 14 to 13
Weight increased from 249 to 250
2025-02-23
Contact vs R increased from 14 to 15
Avoid Ks increased from 13 to 14
Catcher Arm decreased from 12 to 11
C defense decreased from 12 to 11
2025-02-08
Contact vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks decreased from 14 to 13
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
Infield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 3
Movement decreased from 6 to 3
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 3
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 3
Weight increased from 247 to 249
2024-11-01
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Catcher Ability decreased from 13 to 12
C defense decreased from 13 to 12
Weight increased from 246 to 247
2024-10-26
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Movement decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 6
GB% decreased from 39% to 37%
2024-10-19
1B defense decreased from 3 to 2
2024-09-16
Control Potential decreased from 4 to 3
2024-06-17
Catcher Arm decreased from 13 to 12
C defense decreased from 14 to 13
2024-06-10
Catcher Ability decreased from 14 to 13
2024-05-27
C defense decreased from 15 to 14
2024-04-29
Outfield Arm decreased from 13 to 12
2024-04-22
Power vs L decreased from 14 to 13
2024-04-07
Stealing increased from 7 to 8
Catcher Arm decreased from 14 to 13
Weight increased from 245 to 246
2024-03-29
Contact decreased from 16 to 15
Contact vs L decreased from 17 to 16
Stealing decreased from 8 to 7
Weight decreased from 246 to 245
2024-03-11
Infield Range decreased from 5 to 4
2024-02-03
Contact vs R decreased from 16 to 15
Control Potential increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 245 to 246
2024-01-17
Control Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Control decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
2024-01-02
Weight increased from 243 to 245
2023-12-26
Control Potential increased from 3 to 4
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
2023-11-13
Gap vs L increased from 13 to 14
2023-11-09
Contact vs R increased from 15 to 16
Gap vs L decreased from 14 to 13
1B defense decreased from 4 to 3
Weight decreased from 244 to 243
2023-09-11
Contact increased from 15 to 16
Contact vs L increased from 16 to 17
Power vs L increased from 13 to 14
Weight increased from 243 to 244
2023-07-17
Contact decreased from 16 to 15
Contact vs L decreased from 17 to 16
Weight decreased from 244 to 243
2023-05-29
Outfield Error decreased from 9 to 8
Catcher Ability decreased from 15 to 14
2023-02-26
Contact vs R decreased from 16 to 15
Gap decreased from 14 to 13
Gap vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Power vs L decreased from 14 to 13
Eye vs L increased from 13 to 14
Control increased from 2 to 3
Control vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control vs L increased from 2 to 3
2022-10-14
Contact Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Contact decreased from 17 to 16
Contact vs L decreased from 18 to 17
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
1B defense decreased from 5 to 4
Control Potential increased from 2 to 3
Weight increased from 242 to 244
2022-07-31
C defense decreased from 16 to 15
Movement vs L increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 241 to 242
2022-05-29
Gap increased from 13 to 14
Gap vs R increased from 13 to 14
Eye Potential increased from 15 to 16
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 14 to 15
Sac Bunt increased from 14 to 15
Speed decreased from 4 to 3
Baserunning increased from 13 to 14
Infield Range decreased from 6 to 5
Infield Arm decreased from 15 to 14
Turn Double Play decreased from 9 to 8
1B defense decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 6
2021-04-10
Gap decreased from 14 to 13

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
PIT - MLB
2025 38 13 26 23 6 0 0 1 1 3 2 7 0 0 0.261 0.320 0.711 0.3333 0.317 0.11
PIT - MLB
2024 37 146 628 541 169 32 2 14 68 89 68 85 2 0 0.312 0.400 0.857 0.3483 0.378 6.29
PIT - MLB
2023 36 148 637 555 166 29 1 15 76 96 64 85 2 1 0.299 0.382 0.818 0.3290 0.364 5.66
PIT - MLB
2022 35 144 609 529 152 33 0 13 77 80 66 98 1 2 0.287 0.374 0.798 0.3294 0.353 4.64
CHN - MLB
2021 34 137 612 542 156 17 1 23 76 79 57 99 1 1 0.288 0.363 0.814 0.3144 0.359 5.47
CHN - MLB
2020 33 144 614 536 163 28 1 24 86 81 64 90 0 1 0.304 0.383 0.877 0.3248 0.385 7.32
CHN - MLB
2019 32 144 655 560 170 33 2 16 92 84 71 76 2 2 0.304 0.388 0.843 0.3235 0.373 7.11
CHN - MLB
2018 31 139 622 544 170 35 0 18 83 90 54 91 0 2 0.313 0.387 0.863 0.3455 0.379 6.43
CHN - MLB
2017 30 144 649 558 176 39 2 17 71 97 61 85 3 1 0.315 0.401 0.885 0.3457 0.388 7.67
CHN - MLB
2016 29 143 635 556 165 35 1 14 80 84 57 80 2 4 0.297 0.372 0.811 0.3220 0.358 5.95
CHN - MLB
2015 28 146 639 562 155 28 3 16 65 73 57 74 2 7 0.276 0.355 0.777 0.2920 0.345 5.19
Total - MLB
MLB
1448 6326 5506 1648 309 13 171 775 856 621 870 15 21 0.299 0.380 0.834 0.3273 0.368 61.84

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
PIT - MLB
2025 C 5 41.0 49 1 1 0.980 10.976 0.978 -0.05
PIT - MLB
2024 C 141 1247.2 1271 68 11 0.992 9.659 0.933 -0.78
PIT - MLB
2023 C 141 1233.0 1299 75 12 0.991 10.029 0.939 -0.55
PIT - MLB
2023 2B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
PIT - MLB
2022 C 141 1254.0 1282 64 13 0.990 9.660 0.900 -2.42
CHN - MLB
2021 C 136 1221.1 1113 61 8 0.993 8.651 1.010 0.01
CHN - MLB
2020 C 142 1274.0 1110 72 7 0.994 8.350 1.108 3.36
CHN - MLB
2020 2B 1 1.0 0 1 0 1.000 9.000 1.001 0.00
CHN - MLB
2019 C 144 1275.1 1155 57 6 0.995 8.553 1.106 3.30
CHN - MLB
2018 C 139 1219.1 1213 55 2 0.998 9.359 0.994 1.92
CHN - MLB
2018 1B 1 4.0 5 0 0 1.000 11.250 0.000 0.00
CHN - MLB
2017 C 143 1265.2 1172 66 2 0.998 8.803 1.142 3.73
CHN - MLB
2016 C 142 1263.0 1224 69 8 0.994 9.214 1.060 3.60
CHN - MLB
2016 2B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
CHN - MLB
2015 C 143 1276.1 1270 56 7 0.995 9.350 1.001 0.22
Total C 1417 12570.2 12158 644 77 12.34
Total 1B 1 4.0 5 0 0 0.00
Total 2B 3 4.0 0 1 0 0.00

TheShow Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
May 4, 2025
May 4
@JAC 7 - 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
May 3, 2025
May 3
@JAC 4 - 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
May 2, 2025
May 2
@JAC 0 - 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
April 29, 2025
Apr 29
CHN 3 - 5 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.04
April 26, 2025
Apr 26
NYA 4 - 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.14
April 25, 2025
Apr 25
NYA 2 - 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
April 23, 2025
Apr 23
@STL 4 - 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
April 22, 2025
Apr 22
@STL 7 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
April 21, 2025
Apr 21
@STL 5 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
April 20, 2025
Apr 20
@CHN 4 - 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
April 19, 2025
Apr 19
@CHN 5 - 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.08
April 18, 2025
Apr 18
@CHN 3 - 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.09
April 14, 2025
Apr 14
CIN 2 - 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
March 9, 2015 San Francisco Buster Posey
Chicago (N) Jim Unknown
Starlin Castro
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2023 Pittsburgh (MLB)
2021 Chicago (N) (MLB)
2020 Chicago (N) (MLB)
2019 Chicago (N) (MLB)
2018 Chicago (N) (MLB)
2017 Chicago (N) (MLB)
League Champ 2024 Pittsburgh (MLB)
Silver Slugger 2020 - C Chicago (N) (MLB)
2019 - C Chicago (N) (MLB)
Player of the Week Aug 26, 2019 Chicago (N) (MLB)
Sep 3, 2018 Chicago (N) (MLB)
Aug 21, 2017 Chicago (N) (MLB)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink31
Similar Players (C)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year 2B Rank
2017 39 7
2022 33 10
Year RBI Rank
2019 92 9
Year R Rank
2017 97 6
2018 90 10
Year BB Rank
2019 71 10
Year HBP Rank
2015 14 2
2016 14 5
2017 21 1
2018 15 3
2019 11 7
2023 13 7
2024 13 3
Year SF Rank
2016 7 3
2019 8 4
2020 6 10
Year Avg Rank
2017 0.315 6
2018 0.313 10
2024 0.312 6
Year OBP Rank
2017 0.401 5
2018 0.387 8
2019 0.388 6
2020 0.383 10
2024 0.400 5
Year SLG Rank
2020 0.494 10
Year OPS Rank
2017 0.885 10
2019 0.843 10
2020 0.877 8
Year WAR Rank
2016 6.1 9
2017 7.9 2
2018 6.6 6
2019 7.3 4
2020 7.5 4