Belt went 4-for-7 with two home runs, two walks, seven RBI and three runs scored during Tuesday's doubleheader at Colorado.
The 33-year-old started off strong with an RBI single and a grand slam in a 10-run first inning during the matinee, and he added a two-run shot in the opening frame of the nightcap. Belt was 4-for-26 with 13 strikeouts over his previous seven games, but he busted out of the slump in an enormous way during Tuesday's twin bill.
Belt went 2-for-5 with a solo home run and three runs scored Tuesday against the Rockies.
Belt has had a shaky start to the season, but he did manage to put together his second multi-hit effort in his last four starts. The highlight was his fourth home run of the season, which was a solo blast in the fifth inning. Belt is now hitting .217/.333/.467 with 10 runs scored and nine RBI across 72 plate appearances for the campaign.
Belt went 1-for-1 with three walks, a stolen base and a RBI in Friday's 5-3 win over the Marlins.
Belt walked in each of his first three at-bats of the evening before ripping an RBI single to center in the seventh and then eventually stealing second. The stolen base was a rarity for the 33-year-old and it was encouraging to see Belt finding ways to get on base, as he's now slashing .205/.352/.455 with three home runs, seven RBI, six runs scored and a respectable 10:16 BB:K.
Belt (quadriceps) is starting Friday's game against the Marlins, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Belt wasn't in the lineup for the last two games due to a right quadriceps strain. However, he'll play first base and bat fourth against Miami on Friday. Belt is hitting .186 with three home runs and six RBI to begin the season.
Belt (quadriceps) isn't starting Thursday's game against the Marlins, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Belt left Tuesday's game with right quadriceps soreness and will remain out of the lineup for a second consecutive game. Wilmer Flores will start at first base and bat second Thursday.
Belt (quadriceps) isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Phillies.
Belt exited Tuesday's game due to right quadriceps soreness but is feeling better Wednesday and could be available off the bench if needed. However, Wilmer Flores will start at first base Wednesday, batting sixth.
Belt (quadriceps) is feeling better Wednesday, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Belt left Tuesday's game against the Phillies due to right quadriceps soreness and is still being examined Wednesday. However, manager Gabe Kapler is hopeful that Belt could be available off the bench for Wednesday's series finale against Philadelphia. If Belt is ultimately held out of the lineup, Wilmer Flores or Darin Ruf could fill in at first base.
Belt was removed from Tuesday's win over the Phillies with tightness in his right quadriceps, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
The 33-year-old went 0-for-4 with a walk, a run and two strikeouts before being lifted during the latter stages of the contest. Belt will be reevaluated Wednesday morning and could receive the day off, especially since the series finale is a day game.
Belt went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Monday's 2-0 win over the Phillies.
A Chase Anderson curveball caught too much of the plate in the third inning, and Belt launched it over the fence in right field -- the only real mistake made by a pitcher on either squad all night. The veteran first baseman has three home runs on the year, all of which have come in the last eight games as he climbs out of an early season hole, but his .211/.318/.500 slash line shows he still has more work to do.
Belt went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI in Saturday's 7-6 loss to the Marlins.
Belt ruined Sandy Alcantara's shutout with a leadoff home run in the seventh inning. This was Belt's second homer this season and his first two-hit game. The veteran finds himself in a platoon, sitting against most lefties. He is batting only .194 in his first 14 games.
Belt will sit against lefty Daniel Castano and the Marlins on Friday, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Belt started against the first southpaw the Giants faced, though that may have been a special Opening Day exemption for the veteran. He's now found himself sitting against each of the next six lefties to take the hill against his team. Wilmer Flores will be the first baseman Friday.
Belt isn't starting Monday's game against the Reds, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Belt will take a seat for the second time in the last four games with southpaw Wade Miley taking the mound for the Reds on Monday. Wilmer Flores will take over at first base, batting fifth.
Belt went 1-for-2 with a solo homer and pair of walks in Sunday's win over the Rockies.
The 32-year-old knocked in the final run against German Marquez, a solo shot in the sixth inning. Belt is off to a sluggish start following his career year in 2020 where he slashed .309/.425/.591.
Belt is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Rockies, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Belt has yet to start consecutive games this season and will stick on the bench Friday with southpaw Austin Gomber pitching for Colorado. Darin Ruf will start at first base and bat cleanup for the Giants in his place.
Belt is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Padres, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
With a tough southpaw in Blake Snell on the bump for San Diego, the lefty-hitting Belt will bow out of the starting nine for the series finale. Wilmer Flores will make his second start of the series at first base in place of Belt.
Belt will hit the bench against lefty Adrian Morejon and the Padres on Monday, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Belt started against a southpaw on Opening Day but has now found himself on the bench against the last two lefties the Giants have faced. Wilmer Flores starts ahead of him at first base.
Belt is not in Friday's lineup against the Mariners, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.
He got the start Thursday against a lefty but will head to the bench with another lefty (Yusei Kikuchi) on the mound. Belt went 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI in the opener. Wilmer Flores will start at first base and bat sixth.
Belt (heel) felt good after making his first start of spring training Thursday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Belt debuted in spring training as a pinch hitter Wednesday, but he made his first start at first base Thursday. While he admitted he's not quite at full strength, he felt good in the field and is hoping to be ready for the start of the season.
Belt (heel) could be ready for Opening Day, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Belt is making his initial spring training appearance at first base Thursday after being slowed by offseason heel surgery. Based on his struggles to ramp up during camp it appeared that an injured list stint to begin the season was likely, though there is optimism surrounding the situation depending on how Belt responds to game action.
Belt (heel) is starting Thursday's spring game against the Brewers, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.
Belt has had a slow start to spring training after offseason heel surgery and various illnesses, but he'll make his first appearance at first base during Thursday's Cactus League game while batting second. The Giants haven't yet announced whether Belt will be ready for the start of the regular season in a week.
|Last 7 Games|
|05/07||vs SD||W 5-4||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|05/05||@ COL||L 5-6||3||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|05/04||@ COL||L 6-8||3||1||1||1||2||1||0|
|05/04||@ COL||W 12-4||4||2||3||1||5||0||0|
|05/02||@ SD||W 7-1||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|05/01||@ SD||L 2-6||4||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|04/30||@ SD||L 2-3||2||0||0||0||0||2||0|
|More Batting Stats|
|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2010||AA-Richmond Flying Squi||46||175||26||59||11||6||9||40||22||34||2||1||.337||.413||.623|
|2010||AFA-San Jose Giants||77||269||62||103||28||4||10||62||58||50||18||7||.383||.492||.628|
|2011||AFA-San Jose Giants||4||13||3||6||1||0||0||4||5||1||1||0||.462||.611||.538|
|2014||AFA-San Jose Giants||2||6||2||3||0||0||1||1||--||1||0||0||.500||.625||1.000|
|2018||AAA-Sacramento River Cat||2||5||0||1||1||0||0||0||--||--||0||0||.200||.200||.400|