Jul 3, 2014, 9:14 AM EDT
The Giants just got shut out for the third time in nine games. That has led Bruce Bochy to shake things up in the lineup. From Hank Schulman:
When Brandon Belt returns from nearly two months on the disabled list Friday he will bat second behind Pence.
I dig it. Blanco has an OBP of .305. Pence: .355. Obviously the Giants have more problems on offense than that — and not having Brandon Belt around lately has been a big problem — but what’s happening right now isn’t working, so why not make a change?
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