Brandon Belt

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Dodgers sweep Giants into what could be a turbulent offseason

AT&T PARK -- Hunter Pence was the first San Francisco Giant to…

 

MLB.com writer Chris Haft awards San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt with the Good Guy Award on Sept. 26, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Brandon Belt wins Good Guy award, details knee surgery and recovery timeline

AT&T PARK -- Brandon Belt arrived to the San Francisco Giants clubhouse…

 

Giant's Brandon Belt made modern baseball history with a 21-pitch at-bat in the first inning of Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Angels. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steven Okert On the comeback, San Francisco Giants announce MRI on Brandon Belt’s injured knee

By Doug Bruzzone Special to S.F. Examiner AT&T PARK — For the…

 

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt exited with knee soreness

AT&T PARK -- Brandon Belt was curt after Friday's 2-0, streak-breaking win…

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bruce Bochy prefers calling the San Francisco Giants disruptors to spoilers

Updated 4:35 p.m. with Brandon Belt update. AT&T PARK -- Bruce Bochy…

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants third baseman Ryder Jones gets into a fielding position against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants first baseman Ryder Jones to undergo surgery to repair knee

With Brandon Belt continuing to battle knee issues throughout September -- manager…

San Francisco Giants third baseman Ryder Jones gets into a fielding position against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Bruce Bochy, seen here in August of 2017, has now lost 11 straight. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants lose 11th straight, the most since moving to the West Coast

AT&T PARK -- Derek Holland is fond of graphic t-shirts. He wears…

Bruce Bochy, seen here in August of 2017, has now lost 11 straight. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford readies to throw to first at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants to activate Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford likely to avoid DL

Updated 6:52 p.m. LOS ANGELES -- After a collision in the bottom…

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford readies to throw to first at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' manager Bruce Bochy reaches to take the ball from Madison Bumgarner as he makes a pitching change against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants to face lefty barrage in Los Angeles

Next week in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Giants will face three…

San Francisco Giants' manager Bruce Bochy reaches to take the ball from Madison Bumgarner as he makes a pitching change against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants right fielder Andrew McCutchen lines up a sliding catch against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants notebook: Andrew McCutchen surprised at Pittsburgh Pirates deadline aggressiveness

AT&T Park — When the Pittsburgh Pirates traded right fielder Andrew McCutchen this…

San Francisco Giants right fielder Andrew McCutchen lines up a sliding catch against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval readies to throw to first against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bruce Bochy laments loss of Pablo Sandoval, Brandon Belt on road to recovering from knee injury

AT&T Park — If there were negative sentiments festering within the San…

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval readies to throw to first against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' Nick Hundley scores ahead of the tag by San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges in the second inning on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. (K.C. Alfred/ San Diego Union -Tribune)

San Francisco Giants Notebook: Nick Hundley to take over catching Madison Bumgarner for Buster Posey

AT&T Park — While San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey avoided serious injury…

San Francisco Giants' Nick Hundley scores ahead of the tag by San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges in the second inning on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. (K.C. Alfred/ San Diego Union -Tribune)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain (18) pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on April 24, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants add World Series trio to Wall of Fame

AT&T Park — The San Francisco Giants honored three recent World Series…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain (18) pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on April 24, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

The San Francisco Giants lose the second game against the Mariners, and lose Brandon Belt to injury

The San Francisco Giants and Seattle Mariners played a tight game in…

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bay Bridge Series Notebook: Brandon Belt returns to the lineup for the San Francisco Giants

OAKLAND — About 24 hours after San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon…

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey connects on an RBI single against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bay Bridge Series Notebook: Giants place Jeff Samardzija on disabled list

AT&T PARK -- With the Bay Bridge series level after two tight…

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey connects on an RBI single against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

San Francisco Giants recap: Giants waste Derek Holland gem, lose to Chicago Cubs

AT&T PARK -- It's not easy being green. You tend to blend…

Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Pablo Sandoval, pictured Aug. 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Pablo Sandoval does it again, driving in game-winner in 11th against Cubs

AT&T PARK -- When Pablo Sandoval signed with the San Francisco Giants…

Pablo Sandoval, pictured Aug. 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35), seen here fielding a ball in September of 2017, was selected to his second All-Star team in 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35), seen here fielding a ball in September of 2017, was selected to his second All-Star team in 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)