Brandon Belt could become one of the best hitters on a Giants team that relies heavily on its pitching.
Marco Scutaro came up with a rare play, taking an extra base after a walk Tuesday as the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 4-2.
Brandon Belt raised his spring average to.439 with two homers, a ground-rule double, and a single while driving in four runs.
Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer for the Giants, who lost their second straight. Brandon Belt also homered.
Brandon Belt had two hits, including a homer, and scored both runs for the Giants, who are winless in their last five games. Brandon Crawford and Cole Gillespie also drove in runs.
Let the rest of the country swoon over the nouveau-riche Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Francisco Giants have two World Series titles in the past three seasons. And as they report for 2013, 21 of the 25 members of their latest championship team will roll through those clubhouse doors this week.
Matt Cain pitched seven innings and had two hits and an RBI to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
Madison Bumgarner hit a three-run homer on a night when he struggled on the mound and Brandon Belt drove in four runs, helping the San Francisco Giants hold on for a 9-8 win over the Colorado Rockies in rainy conditions Tuesday.
To say that it has been a bumpy road for the young Brandon Belt is an understatement. By this point, most of us are well aware of the never ending stream of “controversy” that seems to follow everything that happens to him.
The first-place Giants used 11 pitchers, matching a major league record for extra-inning games. They remained 4 1/2 games ahead of Los Angeles in the NL West because the Dodgers also lost at home in extra innings, to San Diego.