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Brandon Belt is making progress from his concussion, but Hector Sanchez needs more time

Jul 28, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

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Some encouraging news and some less-than-good news for the Giants this evening.

Andrew Baggarly of passes along word that first baseman Brandon Belt passed a concussion test and could begin working out today. Meanwhile, catcher Hector Sanchez failed his and will now have to wait another three or four days.

Belt suffered his concussion after he was hit in the face by a thrown ball during batting practice last Saturday. He wasn’t feeling any improvement as of a few days ago, so today is an important step in the right direction. The 26-year-old has already missed two months this season due to a broken thumb, but he could be a major contributor down the stretch if he can stay on the field.

Sanchez landed on the 7-day concussion disabled list after he was hit in the mask by a foul tip on Friday. The Giants are currently going with rookie Andrew Susac as Buster Posey‘s backup catcher.

  1. Uncle Charlie - Jul 28, 2014 at 9:24 PM

    Are Colombian women really that hot?

  2. bigdicktater - Jul 28, 2014 at 9:29 PM

    No, all the hotties are down here in Charleston!

  3. hcf95688 - Jul 28, 2014 at 10:49 PM

    Buster Posey is scheduling a meeting with the commissioner as we speak, in an effort to outlaw foul tips

  4. idahonick - Jul 29, 2014 at 1:06 AM

    Doesn’t ripping on Posey get old? And, beside the point. Unless you are named Bench, Berra, Cochrane, or Munson.

    • hcf95688 - Jul 29, 2014 at 9:22 AM


  5. temporarilyexiled - Jul 29, 2014 at 11:12 AM

    Now, if and when Pagan and second-baseman-of-some-sort show up, they might actually win again.

    • mpzz - Jul 29, 2014 at 7:55 PM

      Pagan is done as an everyday player, same as Scutaro.

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