Yastrzemski hit a two-run home run in Friday's 5-3 win over the Brewers. Yastrzemski hit for relief pitcher Reyes Moronta in the seventh inning and promptly knocked in the runs that would give the Giants an insurmountable lead. Yastrzemski now has two homers and seven RBI in 17 games since being called up from Triple-A Sacramento.
Yastrzemski isn't in Friday's starting lineup against the Brewers, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Yastrzemski is in line for a night off, his second in three days. Brandon Belt gets the nod in left field and will bat second in Yastrzemski's stead.
Yastrzemski is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Padres, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Yastrzemski will take a seat on the bench for Wednesday's series finale with left-hander Joey Lucchesi starting for the opposition. In his place, Tyler Austin is starting in left field and hitting fifth in this one.
Yastrzemski isn't in Friday's starting lineup against the Dodgers. Yastrzemski will take a seat with Clayton Kershaw slated to toe the rubber for the opposition Friday evening. Tyler Austin is set to take over in left field and bat cleanup with Yastrzemski out of the mix.
Yastrzemski went 2-for-4 with a triple, a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in Friday's 9-6 loss to Baltimore. It was a big day for the rookie, who not only moved back up in the order -- he batted in the bottom third Thursday -- but also cracked his first big-league homer. Yastrzemski is slashing .273/.360/.545 through 25 plate appearances while serving as the Giants' primary left fielder.
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