• My Scores
  • MLB
  • Golf

Giants reinstate Angel Pagan from 60-day disabled list

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer

Angel Pagan returns to a significantly different situation in San Francisco.
Angel Pagan returns to a significantly different situation in San Francisco. (USATSI)

More MLB: Scoreboard | Standings | Probable Pitchers | Sortable Stats | Odds

Prior to Friday night's game in Arizona, the Giants announced that they have reinstated center fielder Angel Pagan from the 60-day disabled list. Pagan had torn his hamstring in late June and needed to undergo surgery to repair it.

Pagan's had a speedy recover, because initial estimates put him at a 12-week recovery period. Instead, he's back in less than 10 weeks.

Pagan, 31, is hitting .262/.314/.374 with 10 doubles, one triple, three homers, 24 RBI and 30 runs scored in 46 games this season. He signed a four-year, $45 million contract this past offseason to remain in San Francisco, where he won a World Series ring last season.

The Giants get Pagan back in completely different position than when they lost him. The last game he played in the majors for San Francisco -- he tore his hamstring while on minor-league rehab assignment -- was May 25, when the Giants beat the Rockies to move to 27-22. They were in first place. Heading into Friday night, the Giants are 59-74 and in last.

As a corresponding move, Francisco Peguero was optioned to Triple-A Fresno.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

July 28, 2015
Mets 2nd in NL East (1:24)
July 28, 2015
Phillies trade Jonathan Papelbon to Nationals
July 28, 2015
Garrett Richards on Angles baseball
July 28, 2015
Rockies trade Tulowitzki to Toronto for Reyes


Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Charcoal Denver Broncos Training Camp Performance T-Shirt

NFL Training Camp Gear
Get your favorite team
Shop Now