Posey Opts Out of 2020 Season After He, Wife Adopt Twins

Karl Buscheck
July 10, 2020 - 11:15 am

Buster Posey has officially opted out of the 2020 MLB season, the catcher announced on a Friday morning Zoom call with reporters.

Posey explained the logic behind his decision:

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The team issued the following statement, in the wake of the news, which had been largely expected during Posey's absence from the team's summer training camp at Oracle Park:

Baseball analyst Ryan Spaeder observed that the missed time could hurt the six-time All Star's chances for enshrinement in the Hall of Fame, though he obviously saw that what Posey prioritized was more important than baseball.

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