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Posey sits out Cactus League finale as a precaution

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Giants exercised caution by scratching catcher Buster Posey from Wednesday's lineup against the Colorado Rockies with tightness in his left hamstring.

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said that Posey could have played and will indeed return to the lineup Thursday against Oakland.

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Giants exercised caution by scratching catcher Buster Posey from Wednesday's lineup against the Colorado Rockies with tightness in his left hamstring.

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said that Posey could have played and will indeed return to the lineup Thursday against Oakland.

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Posey thrived in his 16 Cactus League games, batting .419 (18-for-43) with two home runs and 12 RBIs.

Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Haft-Baked Ideas, and follow him on Twitter at @sfgiantsbeat.

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