How the Giants replace Brandon Belt
May, 10, 2014
By Joe Kaiser | ESPN Insider
Brandon Belt is expected to miss at least six weeks due to a broken left thumb suffered Friday night when Paul Maholm's pitch sailed up and in. There's no way around this one for the Giants -- losing Belt is a huge loss.
The young first baseman leads the team in home runs (9) and has been one of the best hitters over the early part of the season, batting .264/.317/.504. So how will San Francisco shuffle the lineup, and who will play first base in Belt's absence? Here's a look at some of those tough questions.