Bochy insisted that he moved Posey to first because Brandon Belt remained sick to his stomach and couldn't play. This gave Bochy the opportunity to give backup catcher Hector Sanchez a start.
Bochy knew that this wouldn't placate the fans and reporters who believe that Posey and Lincecum maintain an ongoing feud.
"I'll still be answering this [Posey/Lincecum] question," Bochy said. "But I'm telling the truth."
Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.