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McCovey Chronicles Mar 27, 2015

Projecting Brandon Belt's 2015 season

After a season marred by freak injuries, how will Brandon Belt do in 2015? If it weren't for Brandon Belt, we wouldn't be here. We would be in front of a television, watching the Nationals and Giants in the 1,392,029th inning. Every single player would have lost control of their bowels by November 21, and the entire field would be a bloody mess. Except for Yusmeiro Petit. He'd still be workin' hard, happy to be there. The rest of us would be dead from malnourishment and baseball. So thank Brandon Belt for your very life. And thank Brandon Belt for existing because he's just about the only...
McCovey Chronicles Mar 24, 2015

How much outfield time should Brandon Belt see?

Brandon Belt in the outfield? It's not as crazy as we thought ... Some developments over the last weeks, as I've been in and out of the loop: Angel Pagan's back started hurting again Bruce Bochy broached the idea of Brandon Belt starting in the outfield Angel Pagan's back was healthy enough to allow him to play Bochy specifically said this: "I wouldn’t say period," said Giants manager Bruce Bochy on Friday, asked about using Belt to cover a suddenly thin outfield. "More of a comma. It’s currently being discussed. We’ve talked about Brandon. We’ve done it before." Later, he said...
San Jose Mercury News Mar 21, 2015

Giants again considering Belt as an outfield option

With Hunter Pence and Angel Pagan injured, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy says first baseman Brandon Belt is being considered as an option in the outfield.

Giants reopen discussion of using Brandon Belt in outfield

When the spring began, Giants GM Brian Sabean made a declarative statement: Brandon Belt was a first baseman, period. But with Hunter Pence’s arm in a cast and Angel Pagan receiving back injections again, it might be time to change… Continue Reading → 
McCovey Chronicles Mar 11, 2015

Video of Brandon Belt hitting a long, long home run

It's spring, but dingers are nice in any season. Your browser does not support iframes. Earlier today, I mentioned that Brandon Belt was the key player on the Giants because of his power potential, and then he goes and hits one "to New Mexico." Coincidence? No.
McCovey Chronicles Mar 9, 2015

Open GameThread, 3/9

Matt Cain returns. DO YOU HEAR ME? MATT CAIN RETURNS. MATT CAIN. VIDEO OF MATT CAIN CAN BE FOUND HERE. MATT CAIN. I'M SO HAPPY ABOUT MATT CAIN. Today's #SFGiants lineup vs LAD: Pagan cf Perez rf Posey c Belt 1b Duvall 3b Duffy ss Blanco lf Hicks 2b Arias DH Cain p — World Champs (@SFGiants) March 9, 2015 Jarrett Parker is in for Juan Perez, who was scratched with a back injury. The important part is MATT CAIN. MATT CAIN.
San Jose Mercury News Mar 1, 2015

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt not shy about bunting to beat shift

Brandon Belt, the San Francisco Giants first baseman, says he will bunt more often to beat opponents' infield shifts, especially after having success with it in the World Series against the Kansas City Royals
Giants spring notes: Brandon Belt combats one shift, embraces another

Giants spring notes: Brandon Belt combats one shift, embraces another

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Brandon Belt never intended to be the poster boy. His goal wasn’t to inspire an offensive trend or be held up to the light. He didn’t bunt for a single in Game 4 of the World Series… Continue Reading → 

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