For the Grizzlies Hot Stove Banquet. Posey's performance in the AFL may explain why Giants general manager Brian Sabean told reporters that "nobody thinks he's ready to catch 100-plus games in the big leagues." The Leesburg, Ga., native respectfully disagrees. "I feel like I'm ready, yeah, but that's not my decision," Posey said. "My job is to go out and perform." In his next breath, Posey acknowledges he still has plenty to learn about the finer points of catching, including calling pitches and handling a staff.