What was the Buster Posey difference after the All-Star break?
The numbers only tell part of the story
When you look inside Posey's performance you need to look at the outer-half of the plate.
Prior to the break, Posey hit .220, with a .331 OBP, .303 slugging, .634 OPS, strike out rate of 18.5%:
After the break, Posey hit .353, with a .453 OBP, .617 slugging, 1.069 OPS, strike out rate of 11.3%:
Posey had seven extra-base hits on pitches on the outer-half before the break and 20 XBH after the break.
He had six opposite field hits on pitches on the outer-half before the break and 14 after the break.