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2014 Avg.
.091
 
Career Avg.
.277
Name  Marco Scutaro
Born  10/30/1975
Height  5-10
Weight  185
Number  19
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/25/2014 7:30:00 PM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro is back on the disabled list due to a strained lower back.
Insight: Scutaro missed the entire season prior to July 12 while recovering from a chronic back injury and he took just 11 at-bats before going down again. Dan Uggla and Tony Abreu have been called up to split time at second base.
 
7/22/2014 10:04:00 AM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro is just 1-for-9 this season after missing the first three months due to back problems, but has a favorable matchup Tuesday against Roberto Hernandez.
Insight: Scutaro is a career .483 hitter (14-for-29) against the Phillies right-hander.
 
7/18/2014 5:59:00 PM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro is day-to-day with a stiff neck, according to Andrew Baggarly of csnbayarea.com.
Insight: Scutaro sat out the entire season until July 12 due to a chronic back injury. The stiff neck could be related to his back ailment.
 
7/11/2014 9:45:00 PM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro (back) has been activated from the 60-day disabled list.
Insight: Scutaro hasn't played since spring training and he underwent a non-surgical procedure similar to a PRP therapy in May designed to "speed up the process" of his return from a back injury. He's not in Friday's lineup but should start Saturday.
 
6/23/2014 10:35:00 PM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro (back) will begin a rehab assignment Tuesday.
Insight: Scutaro hasn't played since spring training. He underwent a non-surgical procedure similar to a PRP therapy in May designed to "speed up the process" of his return from a back injury, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. It's still going to be a few weeks before he's able to return to the Giants.
 
3/25/2014 8:08:00 PM
Description: San Francisco second baseman Marco Scutaro (back) had a nerve procedure done on Tuesday and will begin the season on the DL, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Scutaro has been struggling with back pain all spring. It's not a huge loss for fantasy owners, as Scutaro totaled just two homers and 31 RBI last season. The Giants' backup at second base is Joaquin Arias.
 
3/20/2014 8:37:00 PM
Description: San Francisco second baseman Marco Scutaro was given an epidermal injection on Thursday. SOURCE: Hank Schulman, San Francisco Chronicle
Insight: Scutaro has been struggling with back pain all spring and may have to begin the season on the disabled list. It wouldn't be a huge loss for fantasy owners as Scutaro totaled just two homers and 31 RBI last season. The Giants' backup at second base is Tony Abreu (.268, 2 HR, 14 RBI in 2013).
 
3/17/2014 5:12:00 PM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro (back) made his Cactus League debut on Monday and went 1-for-2 with a double, according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Scutaro has been sidelined by a back injury. He gutted out 127 games last season despite dealing with several injuries and hit .297, but he had just two homers, 31 RBI, 57 runs, two steals and a .726 OPS.
 
3/2/2014 5:04:00 PM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro (back) has yet to swing a bat this spring, according to csnbayarea.com.
Insight: Scutaro began taking grounders a few days ago. The Giants planned for the 38-year-old infielder to work on strengthening his back, abdominals and hips over the first two weeks of spring training. Scutaro gutted out 127 games last season despite dealing with several injuries and hit .297, but he had just two homers, 31 RBI, 57 runs, two steals and a .726 OPS.
 
9/24/2013 8:13:00 PM
Description: The Giants have officially shut down Marco Scutaro (finger) for the season, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Scutaro is dealing with inflammation in his left pinkie finger, which he injured earlier this season. He'll wear a splint on the finger until it fully heals.
 
9/21/2013 10:55:00 AM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro was hoping to return to action sometime this weekend but he's still out with an inflamed pinkie. SOURCE: Andrew Baggarly, Comcast Bay Area
Insight: Tony Abreu will grab the start at second base Saturday against the Yankees. He's been out since last Sunday and with so little time remaining in the season, we can't say for sure if Scutaro will play again in 2013.
 
9/18/2013 6:17:00 PM
Description: San Francisco second baseman Marco Scutaro is hoping to be back in the lineup later this week. SOURCE: Andrew Baggarly, Comcast Bay Area
Insight: There was speculation that Scutaro could be done for the season after his latest finger injury but his MRI came back clean. Nick Noonan is filling in at second base Wednesday against the Mets.
 
9/17/2013 5:34:00 PM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Mets and could be shut down for the year depending on the results of the MRI on his left pinkie, according to Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com.
Insight: Scutaro has been dealing with a sore lower back and issues with the tendon damage in his finger he suffered back in June.
 
9/12/2013 10:11:00 AM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro is 8-for-21 (.381) with four doubles lifetime against Dodgers starter Zack Greinke.
Insight: Scutaro is still hitting .299 for the season, but he has batted .267 with a .631 OPS in 66 games since suffering a finger injury in mid-June. He decided to play through the injury instead of taking 6-8 weeks off.
 
9/8/2013 3:42:00 PM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro is not in Sunday's lineup.
Insight: Scutaro will not play in day games the rest of the season, according to Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com.
 
8/19/2013 12:02:00 PM
Description: San Francisco second baseman Marco Scutaro did not start in Sunday's game against Miami and is questionable for Monday's game against Boston with tightness in the lower back.
Insight: Scutaro is a career .318 hitter versus Boston left-hander Jon Lester. He's batting .303 this season, but with little power (2 HR) and no speed (1 SB) to speak of.
 
8/18/2013 12:02:00 PM
Description: San Francisco second baseman Marco Scutaro will be on the bench for Sunday's game against Miami.
Insight: Scutaro left last night's game early because of a tight lower back so this isn't unexpected. Joaquin Arias is filling in at second base.
 
8/17/2013 10:29:00 PM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro aggravated his back injury Saturday in a win against Miami. SOURCE: Andrew Baggarly, Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area
Insight: He came out in the sixth inning. If Scutaro ends up missing a few games, Joaquin Arias is likely to fill in for him at second base.
 
8/13/2013 6:36:00 PM
Description: San Francisco second baseman Marco Scutaro is dealing with some back stiffness and won't play Tuesday, according to Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com.
Insight: Scutaro will miss a matchup with Gio Gonzalez, who has held the San Francisco second baseman to a .105 average (2-for-19).
 
8/13/2013 10:36:00 AM
Description: San Francisco second baseman Marco Scutaro is 2-for-19 (.105) against Washington ace Gio Gonzalez.
Insight: Scutaro has been on a rollercoaster ride this season, hitting well under .300 in April, June and August, and .420 in May and .303 in July. This is a matchup to avoid.
 

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