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Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week: Buster Posey

The Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week for the week of June 16th through the 22nd comes on the diamond and goes to San Francisco Giants’ catcher Buster Posey for the second time this season. Though the Giants struggled a bit this week, Posey hit in every game.

For the week, Posey was 8-for-19 at the plate, a .421 average. Posey also scored four runs during the week and drove in four more while raising his batting average by 12 points.

Posey is just one of the reasons that the Giants currently lead the National League West with a 45-30 record. Posey currently ranks in the top 5 among National League catchers in batting average, runs scored, home runs and RBIs.

Mike Ferguson

About Mike Ferguson

Mike Ferguson is a Bloguin contributor, the editor of Noled Out and a lifetime Florida State sports enthusiast. Mike vividly remembers watching Warrick Dunn run down the sideline in Gainesville in 1993, the "Choke at Doak" in 1994 and Monte Cummings' driving layup to beat #1 Duke in 2002. Mike has worked as a sports reporter in both print and online. For isportsweb in 2013, Mike gave press coverage of Florida State football's run to the 2013 national championship. Mike has been featured on SI.com, FoxSports.com and Yahoo Sports while interviewing major sports stars such as 2013 National League MVP Andrew McCutchen. Mike graduated from Florida State University in 2009 with a major in Religion and a minor in Communications. Mike currently resides in Haines City, Florida with his wife Jennifer and daughters Trinity and Greenly. Mike is a full-time reporter at Polk County's newspaper, The Ledger, in Lakeland, Florida. Mike can be followed on Twitter @MikeWFerguson.

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