KANSAS CITY – Buster Posey won the Johnny Bench Award in college. He met Bench several times.
SAN FRANCISCO -– On a postseason roster, you have your starting pitchers and your relievers.
You have your everyday horses in the lineup.
You might have a platoon bat or two.
Some teams get to the postseason and fold. Some teams get there, shake off their regular-season woes and defy expectations.