Giants activate Buster Posey from 7-day concussion DL

Tuesday marked the first day Posey was eligible to return to the lineup.

The Giants activated catcher Buster Posey from the seven-day concussion disabled list Tuesday, bringing him back in the minimum amount of time after he took a pitch to the head last week.

Posey, whowas 7 for 21 (.333)before sustaining the injury, will return as a designated hitter and bat fourth Tuesday against the Royals.

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Despite the scary nature of his injury, Posey always seemed to have escaped without much of a problem. He should start catchingagainin the coming games.

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