Buster Posey gets a full day of rest Monday after playing in all nine games of the Giants’ recent road trip. The reigning MVP caught eight of those games, spending Saturday’s game at first base. Posey collected 15 hits on the trip, raising his 2013 batting line to .316/.390/.515. His .905 OPS is tops among . . . → Read More: SF Giants lineup: Posey sits against red-hot Padres
The San Francisco Giants have designated first baseman Brett Pill and relief pitcher Ramon Ramirez for assignment, according to Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News. They were sent down to make room for relief pitcher Jake Dunning and returning catcher Hector Sanchez. Neither player is expected to arrive by game time . . . → Read More: SF Giants roster moves: Pill, Ramirez sent down; Dunning, Sanchez called up
Update: Baggarly and Henry Schulman tweeted that Scutaro cannot straighten his pinky finger, leading them to believe there may be tendon damage. He will see a specialist tomorrow.
Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro left Tuesday’s game against the Pirates after being hit by a pitch. On an 0-2 count in the seventh inning, Pittsburgh lefty . . . → Read More: Marco Scutaro injury: Giants second basemen leaves game after being hit by pitch