May 27, 2011
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Buster Posey announced that it is "highly likely" he will miss the remainder of the 2011 season on a conference call with reporters Friday."I think we'll know more once we do some surgery," Posey said. "I think it's highly likely I probably won't be back (this season), from what I'm hearing."Notably on the conference call, Posey made it clear he is still committed to playing catcher when he does return.
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He also offered a plea for MLB and the players' union to look at ways to better protect catchers during plays at the plate.Posey and the Giants are still gathering information on the injury, and it has not been decided whether or not surgery will be performed.
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