Buster Posey showed off some incredible reflexes to corral a ball in the dirt and throw out a runner
Buster Posey has been great his entire Major League career. He has a Rookie of the Year Award and an MVP Award. He's a five-time All-Star and has won the Silver Slugger Award four times. He's been so good for so long, it didn't seem possible for him to surprise us with his ability on the field.
On Sunday, however, Posey proved that greatness always finds a way to impress. With two outs in the ninth inning of the Giants' 9-5 win over the Rockies, a pitch in the dirt looked like it was going to get away from the Giants' catcher and allow Trevor Story to advance. Let's just say that it didn't quite work out that way:
To make Posey's play more impressive, consider that Story ranks 9th on Statcast's Sprint Speed Leaderboard at 29.7 feet-per-second. That's just how quickly Posey was able to react, leap and throw to third. Now that's going out on a high note.