11.15: Part 1 -- Buster Posey Rookie of the Year Teleconference
"I'm extremely excited and humbled..."
And effort especially in the lineup -- went to San Francisco chronicle published a secret your question. Are hard but -- congratulations. And her parents. Yeah are you are are noted toward the -- -- the season especially in the stretch drive in the policies in your focus was pretty much on not getting to the playoffs and advance in the playoffs but I was just wondering since the season. And that how much are you kind of thought about rookie of the year. And how much you thought you might like when. Well. I mean you're right in the book is and leaders certainly on not on winning. RBI man passing ambulances as and think about it. Once we finished up and I'm extremely. Happy. And I humble -- -- honor list. You know all the -- that was in the National League this year I think it was and makes even more special. Perhaps America has. You know Jason Heyward -- Garcia and every incidence. That's history years. If you mean I neglected to list a lot more. And it. Ladies and gentlemen as a reminder to register for a question is best but one spoke about before. And an expression on line have been you know -- CBS sports to proceed with your questions. Ivester congratulations. My question is. Early in the season. You do before you got called up -- when you got called up and and Heyward had the numbers he had what what what what. How much attention did you were you very good at at that point. And did you ever think there could be a point where he wasn't gonna win the rookie of the year where you could have such a good year that you ended up deservedly. Well I'd definitely that it was on them. I think I mentioned before. Our members -- and the homered opening day and as a baseball -- ourselves those -- really cool moment on the and the guys that are completely year. Again I'm under -- entitled to an award. You know I don't think it's something that necessarily thought about a whole lot. When I got called up you know I was trying to just you know make an impact with a -- and try to get some wins in its it's a real you know as a. -- And -- what what Arafat has -- how much did that that I had in Fresno poke you. -- I think. You know get an opportunity to. You know work work on stuff that maybe -- started. Immediately in the big leagues. Wouldn't you an answer -- that is -- where I guess to work on certain things I mean I'm sure it was an issue. -- Our next question volleyed a Chris Patten with mlb.com just this it was a question. What are graduation. Interest. The last couple of Giants wins awards in a while you know where John monarchies colon Gary Matthews who look at a whatever careers but their. First three Giants when you -- where. -- paid him a copy. How much does that deepen your I know you know what's in the guys around a lot of of course the call outs dislike it -- sort achievements while. A much -- deepen your appreciation. Well. This. Well I mean it's it's. It gives me chills to think about to be mentioned with those guys and to. They want the same -- to be one of the few Giants. 21 network. As does were. Unbelievable unbelievable players and and great you know ambassadors and again -- -- so far so. Common candidacy extremely humbled to him to -- you know. He mentioned in the same category.