CINCINNATI (AP) — The San Francisco Giants called up outfielder Mac Williamson from Triple-A Sacramento before the start of their three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
The Giants wanted an extra outfielder with Angel Pagan sidelined by a mildly strained left hamstring. San Francisco hopes to avoid putting Pagan on the disabled list. Second baseman Joe Panik was out of the lineup Monday with a sore groin.READ MORE: Armed Bike Thieves Targeting Cyclists in the East Bay Hills
Williamson went 0 for 3 in three games with the Giants this season. He batted .355 with four homers and 18 RBIs in 15 games with Sacramento.READ MORE: COVID Vaccines: Contra Costa Drop-In Sites End Frustration Among Those Struggling To Find Appointments
Left-hander Steven Okert was optioned to Sacramento. He made his major league debut this season and gave up four runs in five relief appearances covering 5 2/3 innings.MORE NEWS: COVID Reopening: San Francisco Allows For Small Indoor Gatherings Among Fully Vaccinated
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