Iconic Giants wide receiver and three-time World Series winner Buster Posey will announce his retirement on Thursday, according to a report by Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic. Neither Posey nor the team have confirmed.
The news comes as a surprise, after the great season that Posey had in 2021 after deciding not to play in the previous season. He hit .304 with 18 home runs and a .889 OPS in 113 games to lead San Francisco to its first NL West title since 2012.
He will finish a Hall of Fame-caliber career, in which he averaged .302 / .372 / .460 with 158 home runs and 1,500 hits, along with 2010 NL Rookie of the Year and MVP honors. Old Circuit in 2012, seven calls to the All-Star Game and four Silver Bats. (MLB in Spanish)