BRANDON BELT NEWS

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
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants On The Corners

Giants On The Corners Whether you like it or not, the time is coming. Buster Posey will no longer be the catcher for your San Francisco Giants. You’ll look out and see him standing at third base or at first base, full time. Love him or hate him, Tim Kawakami put out a great article on the future of Posey and Tim Lincecum. He has some interesting thoughts on Posey moving to third...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
18 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Uncharted territory: Replay comes up roses for Brewers on game's final out

MILWAUKEE -- Instant replay in Major League Baseball has created its fair share of bizarre moments this season, as everyone involved with the game tries to get used to the quirks the system brings with it. Never before has a game at Miller Park ended the way the one between the Milwaukee Brewers and San Francisco Giants did Tuesday night. A near-sellout crowd of 40,465 spent just...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
25 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Giants 2

For six-and-change innings, it was the pitching duel of the season. Rookie of the Year candidate Jacob deGrom had only allowed one base runner, a two-out walk to Brandon Belt, through 6.2 frames. Making just his second start as a Giant, Jake Peavy set down the first 19 Mets batters to face him. deGrom’s bid was tarnished by a Pablo Sandoval fly ball into the left-center gap, skidding...
Via Mets Merized Online
28 days ago  |  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

Brandon Belt's concussion symptoms aren't improving

Wednesday was not a good day for Brandon Belt. Shortly after he arrived at Citizens Bank Park, he returned to the hotel feeling terrible, his concussion symptoms not improving. Belt clearly will not be returning when eligible to come off the seven-day disabled list Sunday. Instead, he might undergo more elaborate testing in San Francisco. Manager Bruce Bochy noted the "unique...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Belt almost decapitated by screwball

Three throws and a run scores. Henderson Alvarez’ animated windup was the least entertaining feature here. The Miami Marlins’ starter threw some high cheese that got by catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia. San Francisco Giants’ first baseman Brandon Belt took off from second base. In a whirling dervish, Saltalamacchia fired a throw wide right of third that almost conked Belt in...
Via Reading Between The Seams
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Belt Concussed

In Episode 96, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Zach Pincince (@ZachPincince) recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: A review of an interesting trade made by one of the professors What to do with Brandon Belt Whether Marcus Stroman can be a second half difference...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt will go on DL with concussion

San Francisco Giants first basemen Brandon Belt has a concussion and according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, will be placed on either the seven or 15-day disabled list. He suffered the injury after being struck in the face by a throw at first during batting practice prior to Saturday's game against the Marlins. Adam Duvall will be recalled from Triple-A...
Via MLB Injury News
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Batting practice accident could send Belt to concussion DL

Brandon Belt’s tough luck season continued Saturday night, when he was struck in the face by a thrown ball during batting practice. Belt started in the Giants’ 5-3 victory at Marlins Park but was removed in the bottom of the third inning because of dizziness and the club sent him for concussion tests following the game. The way club officials were talking late Saturday night...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt exits with apparent back injury

After hitting an RBI double and scoring a run in Saturday night’s game against the Miami Marlins, Brandon Belt left with an apparent back injury, according to Henry Schulman of SF Gate.#452129538 / gettyimages.comBelt has had some back issues in recent weeks as Bruce Bochymentioned Belt’s soreness before the game. Belt missed Sunday’s game against the Diamondbacks with the...
Via MLB Injury News
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt scratched with back stiffness

According to Alex Pavlovic of The San Jose Mercury News, Brandon Belt of the Giants has been scratched form Sunday’s game due to back stiffness. He has only played 45 games this year due to breaking his thumb back in May.Belt scratched due to back stiffness. It's contagious apparently.— Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) July 13, 2014 #451879064 / gettyimages.comSince coming back...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Belt, Making Adjustments

Brandon Belt was once thought of primarily a pitcher, so the Giants’ first baseman knows a little bit about change. He’s been accused of walking too much, striking out too much, and now perhaps swinging too much. But he’s still found his way to just outside the top ten at a position with a high […]
Via Fangraphs
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Who is this team?

The San Francisco Giants started the season 42-21 and had the best record through the first 63 games of the season. Then came hard times; they’ve only won 7 of their last 25. There’s been drastic differences between the two stretches. These two stretches have certainly created confusion for people as to just who this Giants team really is. Are they the team that started 42-21...
Via isportsweb.com
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Late Inning Homers From Morse And Belt Topple Padres

It wasn’t easy and it wasn’t particularly pretty but the Giants snapped their 3-game losing streak with multiple home runs, defeating the Padres 5-3. Given the free-fall that happened in June, it’s surprising that the Giants were only sitting one back from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West standings before today’s game. The back-and-forth in the West is expected to continue...
Via BaySportsNet
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt to be activated Friday

The San Francisco Giants will finally get first baseman Brandon Belt back on Friday as they look to snap out of the slump that has seen them surrender their huge lead in the NL West to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle tweeted that the Giants optioned rookie Adam Duvall back to the minors to make space for Belt's activation on Friday:#sfgiants...
Via MLB Injury News
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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