Found June 17, 2012 on Seed Spitters:
It’s been quite the week for Giants fans, including another brilliant Bumgarner start, some surprising offense and a little perfect game for Matt Cain. With all the big news stories everyone has heard about, I have forgotten to mention some important ones which somehow fell through the cracks. Here are your “Quick Hits” of the week: Brandon Belt: starting first baseman In the first 36 games of the season, Brandon Belt started in only 18 of them. During the stretch, Belt hit a line of .239/.350/.343 with zero home runs, seven RBI and only six runs. He hardly contributed to the already struggling Giants offense. Belt would lose time to Brett Pill and Aubrey Huff (who would also be struggling just as bad as Belt), while sometimes looking lost in the batters box.  Since May 17 (the 37th game of the year), Belt has now started in 18 of the 27 games at first base. Not left field, not bat boy – first base. Some of the starts had to do with Aubrey Huff landing on the disabled list wit...
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