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Giants legend Buster Posey to retire

Buster Posey helped lead the Giants to a franchise-record 107 wins and their first NL West title since 2012.
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San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey hits a double in front of Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith during the first inning of Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

SAN FRANCISCO — A person with direct knowledge of the decision says San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey plans to announce his retirement Thursday.

The Giants said last month that they would exercise Posey’s $22 million club option for the 2022 season as long as the veteran catcher wanted to keep playing after a stellar year. 

Posey helped lead the Giants to a franchise-record 107 wins and their first NL West title since 2012.

Read the full AP story here.

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