Giants' Belt lands back on concussion DL

08/08/2014 4:54 PM

08/08/2014 5:03 PM

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants placed first baseman Brandon Belt on the 7-day disabled list due to recurring effects from a concussion he sustained three weeks ago.

Belt had missed 12 games after being struck in the face by a throw during batting practice prior to a July 19 contest at Miami. He returned to action last week, but went just 4-for-21 at the plate and was forced to sit out Thursday's game at Milwaukee after experiencing headaches.

Infielder Matt Duffy was recalled from Double-A Richmond to take Belt's roster spot.

Belt had previously missed nearly two months with a fractured left thumb suffered in early May. The 26-year-old has appeared in only 51 games this season, batting .237 with 11 home runs and 24 RBI.

Sports Videos

Join the Discussion

The Modesto Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service