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Buster Posey called up

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With the offense in need, the Giants called up Buster Posey. He'll replace Bengie Molina, who is in the middle of a terrible sl...

Wait, no. He's not replacing Molina. Posey will be playing mostly first base, with Aubrey Huff moving to the outfield. With Huff in left, Torres in center, and Schierholtz in right, the Giants will be able to sit the ultra-slumping Aaron Rowand, and...

Wait, no. That's not what they're doing. They're essentially bringing up Posey to replace Nate Schierholtz in the lineup for a few days each week.

I'm excited to watch Posey, and I'm excited by this move, but I'm not sure how much it's going to help the team. Why does the rationale behind every decision made by this organization have to be so weird? The real battle right now should be between Rowand and Torres, with Rowand slowly starting to reclaim his job if Torres comes back down to earth.

The Giants have two of the best young catchers in the game on the roster right now. If you can think of an easier way to get corner infielders, I'd like to read it....