Ron Gardenhire

Giants' Posey 'doing fine' after hit in head by pitch

The Giants are relieved star catcher Buster Posey appears to be OK after getting hit in the helmet with a pitch.

Posey was doing well after being struck by a 94 mph fastball in the first inning Monday, a scary moment in San Francisco's 4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks during its home opener.

Posey left the game and was to be checked on Monday night and into Tuesday, then re-evaluated. The Giants will take no chances and he is likely to sit out Tuesday's game.

"He's doing good. He's doing fine," manager Bruce Bochy said.

Taijuan Walker's 0-1 fastball with two outs in the first inning sent the Gold Glove catcher immediately to ground....