The Pirates were also involved 22 years ago as their reigning MVP, Barry Bonds, went up against Terry Pendleton's Braves. Pendleton won the honor in 1991. Atlanta got the best of Bonds and Pittsburgh in a seven-game series, and the Bucs never got back to the postseason until 2013.
In his lone playoff appearance, McCutchen hit .333 with a .842 OPS in six games. Meanwhile, Posey has a .244/.323/.370 slash line in 31 career playoff contests, and he has two World Series rings to his name.
Stephen Pianovich is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.