Little goes right for Posey

This is my Saturday column on Buster Posey. WARNING: This is a baseball column. 49ers’ fans — feel free to skip this. SAN FRANCISCO – Buster Posey turned on C.C. Lee’s hanging slider and crushed it deep into the left field bleachers during the bottom of the sixth inning of the Giants’ 5-3 victory against the Indians Saturday afternoon. The solo home run was Posey’s first hit against a right-handed…

April 26, 2014

Mike Morse, power and puzzle

This is my Wednesday column on Mike Morse. WARNING: This is a Giants column. 49ers fans — feel free to skip this. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Former Giant Mark DeRosa pressed his thumb into the back of current Giant Mike Morse’s left wrist and Morse almost levitated. DeRosa was a Giant in 2010 and 2011. He hit just one home run during that time because he had an injured wrist no…

February 19, 2014

The case for baseball’s best player

This is my Monday column on the best position player in Major League Baseball. In honor of Tuesday’s All Star Game and all the great players participating in it, answer this question: Who is the best position player in baseball? I don’t mean the player having the best month or season or season and a half. Lots of guys have been great for a season or two before they got…

July 15, 2013