Buster Posey was a late scratch from Wednesday’s starting lineup due to a shingles, CSN Bay Area’s Andrew Baggarly reports.
According to Baggarly, Posey said he came down with the painful rash and blisters after Sunday’s game and that it made it difficult for him to sleep. Still, he expects to play Thursday.
With Posey out, Hector Sanchez is doing the catching for the Giants tonight and Aubrey Huff is batting cleanup.
If you’d like to know more about shingles and see some increasingly disgusting pictures, head on over to wikipedia for a rockin’ good time (here’s a tip: read the first three paragraphs and move on. Don’t scroll down).