San Francisco Giants’ Buster Posey Hits Milestone 300th Career Home Run

San Francisco, June 27, 2023 – San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey etched his name in the record books, hitting his 300th career home run in a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Posey’s milestone home run came in the fourth inning, adding another accolade to his already illustrious career.

Posey, a fan favorite and key leader for the Giants, launched a solo shot to deep left-center field, bringing the home crowd to their feet. The milestone home run further cements Posey’s legacy as one of the greatest catchers in baseball history.

The Giants’ offense provided ample support for Posey, with outfielder Mike Yastrzemski hitting a two-run homer in the third inning and third baseman Evan Longoria adding a solo shot in the seventh. Starting pitcher Logan Webb delivered a solid performance, allowing three runs over seven innings while striking out nine batters.

Dodgers’ ace Clayton Kershaw struggled to contain the Giants’ offense, surrendering five runs over six innings. The Dodgers’ offense showed signs of life, highlighted by a solo home run from first baseman Max Muncy, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Giants’ lead.

Giants manager Gabe Kapler commended Posey’s milestone achievement, stating, “Buster is a true professional and a leader on and off the field. Hitting 300 home runs is a remarkable accomplishment, and it’s a testament to his consistency and dedication to the game. We’re proud to have him as a cornerstone of our organization.”

The Giants’ victory over the Dodgers extends their lead in the NL West and further solidifies their position as one of the top teams in the league. Posey’s milestone home run adds to the team’s rich history and provides inspiration for the players as they continue their pursuit of a championship.