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Buster Posey opts out of season as MLB releases optimistic coronavirus test results

1 month ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey says he will not play this season in order to protect the health of his family amid the coronavirus crisis.
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Giants' Buster Posey will sit out 2020 season after adopting twins

Giants' Buster Posey will sit out 2020 season after adopting twins

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Buster Posey's decision to skip the shortened 2020 MLB season was made for health reasons, but not his own. The San Francisco Giants catcher announced Friday he would sit out the 60-game season after his family adopted twin girls, born prematurely and currently remain in the NICU. “After weighing it for a long time, talking...
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Buster Posey adopts identical twins, will sit out 2020 season as COVID-19 precaution

Buster Posey adopts identical twins, will sit out 2020 season as COVID-19 precaution

1 month ago   |   By Sporting News

The Giants will play without one of the faces of their franchise this year.
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Giants star catcher Posey out this year over virus concerns

Giants star catcher Posey out this year over virus concerns

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

SAN FRANCISCO - Giants star catcher Buster Posey became the latest big-name player to skip this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, announcing his decision Friday.
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Kershaw dominates, Bellinger 2 HRs, Dodgers drop Angels 7-4

Kershaw dominates, Bellinger 2 HRs, Dodgers drop Angels 7-4

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Indians send down Clevinger, Plesac after virus blunder

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Yankees star Judge put on injured list with strained calf

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Royals-Twins opener postponed by rain; doubleheader Saturday

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