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BRANDON BELT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Should Brandon Belt be More Aggressive at the Plate?

With the departure of Pablo Sandoval and Hunter Pence set to miss the first two weeks of the season, the Giants will need someone to help perennial MVP-candidate Buster Posey drive in runs. But who will that player be? Source: Elsa/Getty Images North AmericaThe Giants should look to first baseman to help produce some of the run production lost when Pablo Sandoval signed with the...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five players with something to prove in 2015

Sometimes having a chip on your shoulder is the best thing for a ballplayer. Having something to prove, or the desire to prove someone wrong, can sometimes be enough to push a guy into having a career year. There are plenty of players who fit that criteria this year, whether it’s guys proving they’re worth the huge contracts they signed this winter, or guys returning from...
Via The Outside Corner
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants and Brandon Belt agree to $3.6 million contract

San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt agreed to a one-year $3.6 million contract earlier this week that avoided salary arbitration, leaving new third baseman Casey McGehee as the only player left in arbitration. Statistically, the 26 year-old infielder played in only 61 regular-season games in 2014, with a .243 batting average, 12 home runs, 27 RBIs and a .306 OBP.  Belt...
Via isportsweb.com
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Belt's HR in the 18th inning puts Giants up 2-0

18 innings. Six hours and 23 minutes. 485 pitches. And yet, this one home run by Brandon Belt in the 18th inning will stand apart, enabling the Giants to beat the Nationals 2-1. Game 3 will be on Monday AT&T Park. Madison Bumgarner goes for the Giants against Doug Fister of the Nationals. The post Brandon Belt’s homer pushes the Giants to Game 2 win appeared first on The Outside Corner.
Via The Outside Corner
October 05, 2014  |  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
August 06, 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

San Francisco Giants Trade Rumors: Pitching Edition

The San Francisco Giants are sputtering in all aspects of their game right now. Ever since the point where they went 42-21 and had a 9 1/2 game lead in their division things have gone downhill quickly. The Giants offense began to sputter when Brandon Belt and, especially, Angel Pagan got injured. The starting pitching remained inconsistent and finally, a bullpen that was so good...
Via isportsweb.com
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt making progress

According to Amy Gutierrez of CSN Bay Area, Brandon Belt was seen taking ground balls before Monday’s game against the Nationals where they ended up losing 9-2.  He was not gripping the ball with his hand yet. Belt is expected to be back by the end of June and start a rehab assignment in the coming weeks.#487625917 / gettyimages.comBelt was hit four weeks ago by a Paul Maholm...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Belt's power surge among three MLB hot starts to note

We’re not even a full week into the North American schedule but already some names are starting to emerge as primed to break out in 2014. Are we able to tell anything from the first series of the season, or a team’s first run through the rotation? No. But there are enough reasons to believe in these three and their strong start plays a role in that. Lets take a look at three...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Belt Will Have A Breakout Season, And This Is Why…

Credit: Steven Robles – SF Giants Rumors In a very forgettable season for the San Francisco Giants, there were few bright spots in 2013. One of those bright spots was Brandon Belt. Belt was one of the top three hitters for the Giants and was very productive all around, but I believe he didn’t reach his full potential. Belt was a 4 win player while hitting .289/.360/.481 and...
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