Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 8/21/13
  Belt poses with a new friend. Brandon Belt (aka the Baby Giraffe) has been on baseball radars ever since he torched three levels of minor league ball in 2010 and 2011. Belt has been looked at as somewhat of a disappointment ever since being called up to the majors in late 2011. He’s a little trouble staying on the field, due to Bruce Bochy obviously not being sold on some parts of his game. The tides have seemingly finally turned in Belt’s favor. What changed their course? Many people, including ESPN’s Keith Law, reported that Bochy ($) had taken Belt under his wing in order to work on his swing a little. The goal? To get Belt back to his old swing that had less drift and made him the well above average hitter that he was in the minors. The changes have seemingly worked very well. Since May 1, (Belt was benched and subsequently put in the aforementioned extra work with Bochy in late April) Belt has posted a .265/.348/.499 line in 334 plate appearances. He’s smashed 13 home runs. I...
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