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Buster Taking Corners 'No Problem'

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    GM Brian Sabean talks about who he wants to keep in the off-season. (Published Thursday, Sep 29, 2011)

    Buster Posey's recovery and rehabilitation is a critical part of the Giants future, both in the long and short term.

    That's why it was so nice to see Posey put a video of up of him catching a bullpen session on the Internet, not too long after reaching a "milestone" in his recovery.

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    He's since reached a new "milestone" -- Posey is no longer limited to running like an alligator and has begun cutting corners on his knee.

    "I've been running straight, but this was the first time I tested it running corners," Posey said on Monday, per Tom Singer of MLB.com. "I was out there turning a lot. I thought it went well. No problems."

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    This is a huge deal for Posey because, obviously, planting and cutting and turning is substantially more difficult for someone after a leg injury than simply jogging in a straight line.

    If Posey's already making cuts and turns, that means he's ahead of schedule, which is something that makes the kid happy.

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    "Overall, I'm really happy," Posey said. "I'd say I'm about four, five weeks ahead of where I thought I'd be at this point. To be at this point five months removed from the injury ... I feel really good about that."

    Posey will only be in Arizona rehabbing for another five days -- on November 5, he and his wife are planning on heading back to Georgia for a few weeks before coming back for Cactus League with the Giants.

    Which is when Posey will really find out how far along he is.