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Posey will start season with GIants AAA team

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By Robert Hydrick - bio | email

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (WALB) -   As expected, Leesburg's Buster Posey will start the 2010 baseball season with the San Francisco Giants AAA Fresno team.

The Giants sending Posey down on Friday as they finish out the exhibition season this weekend in San Francisco.

Posey had an strong showing in his second camp at catcher and first base with a .321 batting average.

His play in spring training fueled speculation the Giants might keep their 2008 first round draft pick on the major league roster on opening day.

The Giants want to make sure their prized prospect gets plenty of playing time and continues to improve on his skills behind the plate and handling of pitchers.

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