Giants veteran infielder Kevin Frandsen will start Thursday's game against the Padres at first base and bat eighth. Frandsen's contract was selected by the Giants on Wednesday following the news that concussion symptoms that will keep Brandon Belt sidelined indefinitely. While he doesn't have a ton of experience at first base, Frandsen has played the position in the past, and could figure into the mix at first until Belt is cleared to play. The veteran utility player hit a combined .280/.338/.356 at Triple-A between two different organizations this season, but has limited value at the major league level.
The Giants are signing veteran infielder Kevin Frandsen , according to a report by ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. Frandsen will sign a minor league contract with San Francisco, the organization that drafted him in 2004. The Giants will be Frandsen's fourth organization since March. He was granted free agency by Philadelphia at the end of spring training, and released by Washington and Arizona. He was hitting .309 at Triple-A Reno at the time of his release.
The Diamondbacks have released infielder Kevin Frandsen from their Triple-A team, according to AZCentral.com. The veteran infielder was signed to a minor league contract on April 21, and was batting .309 (25 for 81) with two doubles and seven RBI in 26 games for Reno.
The Diamondbacks have signed veteran infielder Kevin Frandsen and assigned him to Triple-A, per azcentralsports.com. The 32-year-old Frandsen was released by Washington just before the regular season. If he is promoted by Arizona, it will be the sixth team he has played for since 2009.
The Nationals announced Wednesday they released infielder/outfielder Kevin Frandsen. They also reassigned outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. to minor-league camp.