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Giants blow lead, rally to beat Padres

The most successful postseason teams are the ones capable of winning in different ways and under different circumstances. The Giants more or less had to beat the San Diego Padres twice Thursday night to ensure the heartiest possible postgame party. They built a six-run lead with extra-base power, and after their bullpen blew it all, their offense rallied back with singles and small...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig arm update: still gross

Yasiel Puig’s ridiculous right arm is possibly the best aspect of his game. In the 11th inning of Monday’s Giants-Dodgers game, Puig nailed Brandon Belt at the plate with an absolute laser. Yeah, that’s just disgusting. The look on Belt’s face afterwards was priceless. It’s not just that Puig’s throw was strong, it was incredibly accurate. Great positioning by Drew Butera...
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig arm update: still gross

Yasiel Puig’s ridiculous right arm is possibly the best aspect of his game. In the 11th inning of Monday’s Giants-Dodgers game, Puig nailed Brandon Belt at the plate with an absolute laser. Yeah, that’s just disgusting. The look on Belt’s face afterwards was priceless. It’s not just that Puig’s throw was strong, it was incredibly accurate. Great positioning by Drew Butera...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants get closer, beat Dodgers 5-2 in 13 innings

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pinch-hitter Andrew Susac singled home the go-ahead run in the 13th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 Monday night to climb within 3 1/2 games of the NL West lead. Susac singled to left field off Kevin Correia (2-4), scoring Brandon Belt. San Francisco tacked on two more runs to take a 5-2 lead on Gregor Blanco'...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig Gunned Out Brandon Belt With Perfect Throw

Think again the next time you’re planning on running on Yasiel Puig. The Dodgers’ center fielder threw out the Giants’ Brandon Belt during Monday’s game to preserve a 2-2 ball game in the 11th inning. [@cjzero] The post Yasiel Puig Gunned Out Brandon Belt With Perfect Throw appeared first on Diehardsport.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt, Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse

Monday night's 6-2 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks sank the San Francisco Giants to four games back of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the race for the NL West, but the Giants still have a 2.5 game lead over the other NL Wild Card contenders. As for injuries to key players that could affect regular and postseason results, there is good news and bad news, as we see below.First baseman...
Via MLB Injury News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Belt 'sharp as a tack' after concussion exam

Here’s how Brandon Belt knows he’s feeling better: He’s confident he can make it all the way to the end credits of the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie. “I had to walk out halfway through or I was going to throw up,” said Belt, who spent nearly two months dealing with post-concussion symptoms. “There was too much going on.” If there’s anything Belt likes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt to take BP

The San Francisco Giants enter an important weekend series against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a record of 81-65, two games behind the Dodgers in the National League West. The Giants continue to play without Brandon Belt, but the good news is that he took batting practice today and could return to the lineup soon #452698612 / gettyimages.comI reported yesterday that Belt, who has...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt cleared for baseball activity

The San Francisco Giants improved to 81-65 on the season following a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. Hunter Pence had two RBI and Buster Posey had three hits to lead the Giants, who are just two games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. There is good news on the injury front, as Brandon Belt has been cleared for baseball activity. #452698612...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants' Belt fully cleared to resume baseball activities

Brandon Belt has been fully cleared to resume all baseball activities, Bruce Bochy announced following the Giants' 6-2 win over the Diamondbacks on Thursday. "Belt's been cleared," Bochy said. "We got good news on Brandon Belt. Great news. So, he'll come back here tomorrow, we can ramp up his baseball activities, and try to get him going. How long it&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Howard & Other Stuff

With the 2014 MLB regular season winding down, it's time to take a look at The Howard standings.  Atop the leader board are Ian Desmond and Brandon Belt with 3 apiece.  Belt is currently inactive, but Desmond continues to crack homeruns and misplays balls, so a 4th Howard might just happen in the last 20 games.  There's a butt-load of players with 2 Howards on the season...
Via We Should Be GM's
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt, Michael Morse

The Giants are off Monday, but are looking for good news on two players that will help them as they attempt to catch the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West. First baseman Brandon Belt (out with a concussion since August 6) could resume baseball activities as soon as Monday afternoon, and OF/1B Michael Morse hopes to return from an injection for his strained oblique, according to Matt...
Via MLB Injury News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Future Tense

It's March 2014 and you're at a San Francisco Giants Spring Training game in metropolitan Phoenix. The person next to you turns and suddenly exclaims, “I'm from the future.” “Prove it,” you say. They point to their “Germany 2014 World Cup Champions” t-shirt and it seems plausible. “Tell me, future boy,” you say in your best Doc Brown voice, “How far...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt not ready for baseball activities

San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt has not played since August 6th and is not currently rehabbing from his concussion, but he is confident that he will play again this season. John Shea is reporting that Belt will see a doctor again on September 8th and is sure that he will be able to get back on the field again.Bochy: 10 days before Belt (concussion) does baseball...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' first baseman Brandon Belt hopes to play again this season

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Thursday that he expects Brandon Belt to play again this season. During an appearance on 95.7 The Game, the first baseman said the same. "I'm definitely planning on playing this season," Belt said while on "The Wheelhouse." I'm definitely planning on being there when we go to the playoffs." Belt has missed 22 games...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Buster Posey, Brandon Belt, Hector Sanchez

The San Francisco Giants need a full-strength roster to stay in the playoff hunt. Unfortunately, with Buster Posey hurting and slumping, and both Brandon Belt and Hector Sanchez potentially done for the year because of concussions, that's exactly what they haven't got.According to Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area, Posey was out of Wednesday's lineup with soreness in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt not improving, will visit concussion specialist

The San Francisco Giants lost in 10 innings last night to the Philadelphia Phillies by the score of 5-3. the loss dropped the Giants to 63-58, second in the National League West. The Giants wasted a strong outing by Madison Bumgarner, who allowed only a run on four hits with nine strikeouts, in seven innings. Michael Morse provided all three runs for the Giants with his 16th home...
Via MLB Injury News
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants place Brandon Belt back on 7-day concussion disabled list

The Giants have placed first baseman Brandon Belt back on the 7-day concussion disabled list, the team announced. He has been having recurring concussion symptoms. Belt, 26, missed two weeks with a concussion late last month. He returned last weekend, played four full games, then had to be removed from Wednesday's game with headaches. Belt did not play Thursday.
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' Belt back on concussion list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The San Francisco Giants placed first baseman Brandon Belt back on the seven-day concussion list Friday. Belt, who missed 12 games with a concussion before being activated on Aug. 2, left the game Wednesday with headaches. Belt, who is hitting .237 with 11 home runs and 24 RBIs in 51 games, first went on the concussion list July 19 when struck in the face by...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt to see doctor after sickness, headaches

The San Francisco Giants fell to the Milwaukee Brewers last night by the score of 3-1. The loss dropped the Giants to 62-53, three and a half games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. In order for the Giants to contend with the Dodgers, they will need more out of the offense which is only 19th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. One player who may help...
Via MLB Injury News
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: What needs to happen to win West?

Plagued by injuries and overall inconsistent play, this season has been filled with adversity for the San Francisco Giants. However, they still remain very much in the hunt for the NL West title sitting just 2.5 games back of the Dodgers but what needs to happen in order for the Giants to win the West? Brandon Belt has only played in 50 games for the Giants in 2014. The first key...
Via isportsweb.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt could play this weekend

San Francisco Giants (57-50) first baseman Brandon Belt has been on the DL since suffering a concussion during the Giants win against the Florida Marlins on July 19th.  Raymond Bureau of Sports Injury Alert reported on Monday that Belt had not been cleared for baseball activities, however Belt has been progressing well this week and Alex Pavlovic tweeted that Belt took some swings...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt, Joe Panik

San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan could begin a Minor League rehab assignment this week and return to the big club before or soon into the Giants' next road trip, which begins on Friday, August 1. In addition, first baseman Brandon Belt is showing signs of progress from his concussion on July 19, and second baseman Joe Panik has recovered from his ankle sprain...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro, Ehire Adrianza, Angel Pagan, Brandon Belt

The San Francisco Giants are awaiting the returns of four key players from the disabled list. Two of them are starting to show progress after some time already on while the others joined the disabled list on July 25. Here are the latest updates on Marco Scutaro, Ehire Adrianza, Angel Pagan, and Brandon Belt via Giants beat writers Carl Steward and Ryan Hood..@SFGiants place INFs...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt, Joe Panik

The San Francisco Giants are in the lead of the National League West and are looking to gain ground on the Los Angeles Dodgers in who are 1.5 games back. Brandon Belt, one of the Giants main pieces, was hit in the head with a pitch on Saturday and is on the disabled list with a concussion. He let his manager know that the concussion like symptoms that have worsened. Joe Panik who...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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