Twitter reacts to Posey's shocking retirement from MLB


The news that Buster Posey will announce his retirement Thursday shocked the baseball world on Wednesday afternoon.

NBC Sports Bay Area's Alex Pavlovic has confirmed that the Giants catcher will hang up his spikes after a legendary 12-year MLB career, which includes three World Series championships, seven All-Star appearances, four Silver Sluggers and one National League MVP award, among numerous other accolades.

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Giants pitcher Logan Webb was among those on Twitter who reacted to the stunning news.

Posey, 34, finishes his career with a .302 lifetime batting average and 158 home runs. 

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