Lollis has a .266 batting average with 10 extra-base hits after appearing in 36 games at Triple-A Sacramento this season. Lollis had been off to a fantastic start to the season, but recent struggles at the plate have significantly hurt his numbers. In his last eight games, Lollis has gone 2-for-30 at the plate. As a result, his batting average plummetted from .319 to .266. However, after posting a .330/.384/.466 line with Sacramento last season, Lollis has proven he's capable of delivering at the Triple-A level, giving the club reason to believe he will recover from his cold streak.
Lollis went hitless in Triple-A Sacramento's Season Opener against Salt Lake on Thursday. Lollis picked up where he left off in spring training as this spring he only collected three hits over 28 at-bats. However, the 29-year-old first basemen is proven in the minors as he batted .330 over 279 at-bats for Triple-A Sacramento in 2015 so a call up is possible if continues to produce numbers like last year's.
The Giants designated outfielder Ryan Lollis for assignment, the team announced. The move was made to make room for Alejandro De Aza. Lollis hit .167 in 12 at-bats this season.
The Giants made a pair of changes to their roster on Saturday, activating starting pitcher Mike Leake from the disabled list and sending outfielder Ryan Lollis to the minors, the team announced. Leake was on the 15-day disabled list because of a hamstring injury. Lollis was hiting .167 in 12 at-bats with the team this season.
The presence of outfielder Ryan Lollis with the Giants on Thursday leads to speculation that Nori Aoki is destined be be placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list, per CSN Bay Area. Lollis played in two games for San Francisco in early July and was hitless in five at-bats. Aoki was hit by a pitch in the head Sunday and was forced to leave the game Wednesday.