San Francisco Giants
2015 Avg.
.234
 
Career Avg.
.266
Name  Brandon Belt
Born  4/20/1988
Height  6-5
Weight  220
Number  9
Position  1B
Bats  L
Throws  L
5/1/2015 6:33:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is not in the starting lineup versus the Angels on Friday.
Insight: The Angels are starting C.J. Wilson, and coach Bruce Bochy has sat Belt this season versus lefties. Buster Posey is playing first base and Andrew Susac will start at catcher.
 
4/22/2015 11:31:00 AM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is a 3-for-27 lifetime versus Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw.
Insight: It's not a huge surprise because lots of players struggle against Kershaw, but Belt's .111 batting average is less than desirable for fantasy owners. Find someone else to start at first base on Wednesday.
 
4/11/2015 10:20:00 AM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (strained right groin) could be available to pinch hit on Saturday.
Insight: Belt only played in 61 games last season, because of injuries, so this wasn't the way his fantasy owners wanted him to start the season. He's apparently feeling better and could return to the lineup as soon as Sunday.
 
4/9/2015 11:01:00 AM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is doubtful for Thursday's game against San Diego with a strained right groin.
Insight: Belt only played in 61 games last season, but was on his way to a personal best home run total before a concussion derailed his year. He hit 12 homers in 214 at-bats after hitting a career-high 17 in 509 at-bats in 2013. He could be a nice sleeper in 2015 if he can stay healthy.
 
2/2/2015 10:23:00 AM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt agreed to a one-year deal to stay in San Francisco.
Insight: Belt only played in 61 games last season, but was on his way to a personal best home run total before a concussion derailed his year. He hit 12 homers in 214 at-bats after hitting a career-high 17 in 509 at-bats in 2013. He could be a nice sleeper in 2015.
 
10/5/2014 12:06:00 AM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt hit a solo home run to break a 1-1 tie in the 18th inning as the Giants defeated the Nationals, 2-1, on early Sunday morning.
Insight: Belt was 1-for-7 in the game but came up with the hit to win it. The Giants have a 2-0 series lead going back to San Francisco for Game 3.
 
10/1/2014 10:20:00 AM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is a career .444 (8-for-18) hitter against Pirates pitcher Edinson Volquez.
Insight: Belt also has a home run against Volquez. He had four hits in his final four regular season game, going 6-for-12 with a home run over that stretch. Pablo Sandoval also has over a .400 career batting average against Volquez in his lifetime.
 
9/19/2014 7:26:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (concussion) is back in the Giants starting lineup on Friday.
Insight: Belt has not played due to concussion symptoms since early August. The first baseman has been out much of the season with injuries, and he is hitting .237/.299/.446 when he is in the lineup.
 
9/13/2014 6:57:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (concussion) will face live pitching on Monday according to Alex Pavlovic of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Manager Bruce Bochy told reporters he expects the first baseman to return sometime next week. He has been out with a concussion since Aug. 8.
 
9/12/2014 8:56:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (concussion) will take batting practice on Friday according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Finally some good news for Belt, who has been out with a concussion since Aug. 6. Belt said he felt good enough to pinch hit on Friday and should be able to start by next week.
 
8/20/2014 6:48:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (concussion) will not be cleared to do any physical activity for at least another 2-3 weeks.
Insight: Belt missed 12 games after suffering a concussion on July 19 and he began experiencing symptoms again after five games back in the lineup.
 
8/8/2014 6:16:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt has been placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list again.
Insight: Belt first suffered a concussion on July 19 and he ended up missing 12 games while dealing with multiple setbacks. He was able to play five games before experiencing symptoms again this week.
 
8/7/2014 1:26:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is not in Thursday's lineup due to headaches, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Mercury News.
Insight: Belt (.237, 11 HR, 24 RBI) dealt with a concussion issue in July that sent him to the disabled list, but the doctors don't think it's related.
 
7/29/2014 8:10:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt could be cleared to play this weekend, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Belt (.238, 10 HR, 22 RBI) finally passed a concussion test Monday after dealing with concussion symptoms since July 19. He'll either join the Giants or go on a short rehab assignment this weekend.
 
7/28/2014 8:10:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt passed a concussion test on Monday, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Belt (.238, 10 HR, 22 RBI) was hit in the face during batting practice on July 19 and has suffered multiple setbacks. He could return during the Giants road trip, which begins Aug. 1 and goes until Aug. 10.
 
7/27/2014 6:15:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is still experiencing symptoms of his concussion, according to Andrew Baggarly of csnbayarea.com.
Insight: Belt (.238, 10 HR, 22 RBI) was hit in the face during batting practice on July 19. Every time he's shown improvement it has been followed by a setback.
 
7/25/2014 9:05:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt said Thursday that he hadn't begun to feel any improvement in his concussion symptoms, but manager Bruce Bochy said Friday that first Belt is "making progress." SOURCE: Carl Steward, Bay Area News Group
Insight: Bochy said the same thing Tuesday and Belt began experiencing symptoms again the following day, so he's not out of the woods yet. Belt (.238, 10 HR, 22 RBI) was hit in the face during batting practice last Saturday and later exited the game with dizziness. He's without a timetable.
 
7/23/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt experienced lingering concussion symptoms Wednesday, according to Andrew Baggarly of csnbayarea.com.
Insight: Belt (.238, 10 HR, 22 RBI) was hit in the face during batting practice Saturday and later exited the game with dizziness. Manager Bruce Bochy said Tuesday that Belt was "making progress," but Baggarly reports that the Giants are "growing more concerned about Belt" after Wednesday's setback.
 
7/21/2014 10:35:00 AM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is expected to be placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list.
Insight: Belt (.238, 10 HR, 22 RBI) was hit in the face during batting practice and left Saturday night's game due to dizziness and didn't play Sunday.
 
7/19/2014 11:20:00 PM
Description: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt left Saturday night's game due to dizziness, according to Giants beat reporter Andrew Baggarly.
Insight: Belt (.238, 10 HR, 22 RBI) hasn't played a lot breaking his thumb in early May and now this. He's likely to take Sunday off as well as a precaution after apparently he was hit in the face during batting practice.