SF Giants transactions: Kensuke Tanaka makes major-league debut, w/GIF

A team grasping at straws, the Giants made two moves before Tuesday’s game against the Mets.

First, they placed Hector Sanchez on the disabled list with an injury I care less about than Phish cares about brevity. Mike Kickham gets his third trip to the big-league roster to replace the Giants’ third catcher. But the . . . → Read More: SF Giants transactions: Kensuke Tanaka makes major-league debut, w/GIF

Jeff Francoeur Giants: Veteran outfielder signed and sent to Triple-A

The Giants have signed outfielder Jeff Francoeur to a minor-league contract, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Following his release Sunday from Kansas City after struggling for most of the last two seasons, “Frenchy” will join Triple-A Fresno and await promotion.

Francouer is just 29 but has already had a turbulent major-league career, with . . . → Read More: Jeff Francoeur Giants: Veteran outfielder signed and sent to Triple-A

SF Giants lineup: Brandon Belt will bat third for the first time in career

 

Brandon Belt is the most controversial player in San Francisco baseball history, World Series era. This sound ridiculous, of course, that a 25-year-old first baseman who is progressing nicely in his career is causing so much heat on the airwaves and on Twitter. Like a heartbroken person talking about their ex, every conversation about . . . → Read More: SF Giants lineup: Brandon Belt will bat third for the first time in career