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Scooter Gennett: Becomes free agent
Gennett was released by the Giants on Tuesday, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Gennett was dealt to San Francisco at the trade deadline, but he slashed .234/.254/.391 with two homers and six RBI over 21 games with his new club, leading to his release. Mauricio Dubon and Donovan Solano will see more time at the keystone following Tuesday's move.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Scooter Gennett: Sitting again vs. lefty
Gennett isn't in the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Diamondbacks, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Gennett will bow out of the starting nine with Alex Young set to take the mound for Arizona. Donovan Solano gets the nod at the keystone and is set to lead off with Gennett on the bench.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Scooter Gennett: Day off against lefty
Gennett is not in the lineup for Sunday's game versus the Athletics, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Gennett started the last three contests but will head to the bench with lefty Brett Anderson pitching for Oakland. Donovan Solano will start at the keystone and bat leadoff Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Scooter Gennett: Sitting Tuesday
Gennett is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Cubs.
He is starting to heat up at the dish, going 7-for-19 (.368) with one double, one walk and four strikeouts over his last four games. Donovan Solano will start at the keystone while batting leadoff.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Scooter Gennett: Third straight two-hit game
Gennett went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Sunday's 6-1 loss to the Diamondbacks.
Gennett was responsible for the only damage against Arizona right-hander Merrill Kelly on the night, plating Mike Yastrzemski on a sixth-inning base hit. With a trio of two-hit games over the weekend, Gennett slash line now sits at .288/.309/.481 in his 16 games with the Giants since being acquired from the Reds on July 31.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Scooter Gennett: Two hits in win
Gennett went 2-for-6 with a pair of runs scored in Friday's 10-9 extra-innings win over Arizona.
Gennett has taken over as the Giants' primary second baseman, even sticking in the lineup occasionally against southpaws with backup infielder Donovan Solano replacing the struggling Brandon Crawford more often. The 29-year-old is slashing .256/.283/.465 with three homers over 14 games since joining San Francisco.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Scooter Gennett: Retreats to bench vs. southpaw
Gennett isn't in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Athletics.
Gennett will take a seat with a lefty in Brett Anderson set to toe the rubber for Oakland. Donovan Solano is set to man the keystone and lead off with Gennett getting a night off.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Scooter Gennett: Drills solo home run
Gennett went 2-for-4 with a solo homer, a double and two RBI while scoring twice in a win against Philadelphia on Sunday.
Gennett produced a run-scoring double in the third inning and launched a solo shot to right field in the sixth. In 10 games with San Francisco, he is hitting .267 (8-for-30) with a pair of homers and four runs batted in.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Scooter Gennett: Out vs. lefty
Gennett isn't in the starting lineup for Friday's game against the Phillies.
Gennett will get the night off with a southpaw set to pitch Friday night for Philadelphia. Donovan Solano draws the nod at the keystone and is set to bat leadoff with Gennett on the bench.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Scooter Gennett: Heads to bench
Gennett is not starting Wednesday against the Nationals.
Gennett sits after starting five straight games for his new team. He's gone just 4-for-17 with no walks since his move, but he does at least have three extra-base hits. Donovan Solano takes over at second base in his absence.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Scooter Gennett: Doubles in loss
Gennett went 1-for-3 with a double in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to Washington.
Gennett is batting just .235 since joining the Giants, but his power is beginning to show with three extra-base hits in 17 at-bats (.529 slugging percentage). The 29-year-old was expected to take over at the keystone after coming over in a deadline deal, and that switch has officially been made after incumbent second baseman Joe Panik was DFA'd prior to Tuesday's contest. Gennett will now operate on the strong side of a platoon with Donovan Solano. He could quickly regain fantasy value as he becomes more comfortable following a first half marred by injury.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Scooter Gennett: Pops first homer with Giants
Gennett went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run in Saturday's 6-5 win over Colorado.
It didn't take long for Gennett to bop his first homer with his new club, as he was able to go deep in just his second game since joining San Francisco at the trade deadline. The 29-year-old has started both of his games with the Giants at second base, and it appears he has immediately displaced Joe Panik as the club's primary option at the keystone.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-10, 185 lbs|
|Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH|
|Bats/Throws: L, R|