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Injuries & Moves: Crawford, Sanchez return

July 29, 2021

Keep track of the Giants' recent transactions and injury updates throughout the season.

'Rung his bell': Posey dizzy after foul tip

July 29, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO -- Catcher Buster Posey was forced to depart the Giants’ 8-0 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday night at Oracle Park after taking a foul tip from AJ Pollock off his mask in the top of the second inning. Giants right-hander Anthony DeSclafani immediately dropped to his knees

Oblique strain sends Crawford to IL

July 19, 2021

LOS ANGELES -- The Giants got a pair of All-Stars back before kicking off a pivotal four-game series at Dodger Stadium on Monday, but they also lost a third. Catcher Buster Posey was activated off the 10-day injured list, and right-hander Kevin Gausman was reinstated from the family medical emergency

Posey to miss ASG after hitting IL (thumb)

July 9, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants on Friday placed catcher Buster Posey on the 10-day injured list with a left thumb contusion, retroactive to Tuesday. The move rules out the 34-year-old veteran for the remainder of the first half and for the 2021 All-Star Game at Coors Field on Tuesday. A

Beede returns to Majors after TJ surgery

July 6, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO -- Nearly 16 months after undergoing Tommy John surgery, Tyler Beede is back in the Majors. Beede was reinstated from the 60-day injured list on Tuesday as part of a roster shuffle by the Giants, who designated reliever Jimmie Sherfy for assignment to clear a spot on the

Good news on Posey's thumb after SF win

DeSclafani makes case for All-Star replacement spot
July 5, 2021

The Giants capped the Fourth of July weekend with a 5-2 win over the D-backs that clinched a series victory at Chase Field on Sunday night, but the celebration was dampened after catcher Buster Posey was forced to exit the game with a left thumb injury. Posey immediately threw off

Belt (knee) appears likely to avoid surgery

June 28, 2021

LOS ANGELES -- Brandon Belt’s visit with Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Monday yielded encouraging news for the Giants. Manager Gabe Kapler said Belt has “minimal structural damage” in his right knee, spurring optimism that the 33-year-old first baseman will be able to rehab the injury and avoid surgery. Belt is

Belt to IL with knee raising 'concerns'

June 25, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants were without two key pieces of their lineup for Friday night’s Bay Bridge Series opener against the A’s at Oracle Park. First baseman Brandon Belt landed on the injured list for the second time this season with right knee inflammation, and catcher Buster Posey was

Longoria (shoulder sprain) to miss 4-6 weeks

June 6, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO -- The injury-ravaged Giants were dealt perhaps their biggest blow of the season after third baseman Evan Longoria landed on the injured list with a left shoulder sprain on Sunday. Longoria is expected to miss four to six weeks, leaving a significant void at third base for the

Painful night for Giants, Yaz (thumb sprain)

June 2, 2021

Injury concerns continue to pile up for the Giants, who lost right fielder Mike Yastrzemski to a right thumb sprain in the fourth inning of their 8-1 loss to the Angels on Tuesday night at Oracle Park. Yastrzemski suffered the injury when he slammed into the right-field wall while trying

Giants call up Tromp with Casali on IL

June 1, 2021

The Giants remain committed to giving top catching prospect Joey Bart the time he needs to develop at Triple-A Sacramento, a notion that was reinforced after the club placed Curt Casali on the 10-day injured list with a left wrist sprain on Tuesday. To replace Casali on the roster, the

Notes: Ruf (hamstring) to IL; Kazmir to 'pen

May 27, 2021

First base was viewed as a position of depth for the Giants at the outset of the season, but their options have quickly dwindled following a rash of injuries to veterans Brandon Belt, Tommy La Stella, Wilmer Flores and Darin Ruf. Ruf became the latest first baseman to hit the

Notes: Belt to IL; Oracle set for full capacity

May 26, 2021

First baseman Brandon Belt missed five consecutive games during the Giants’ road trip last week as he tried to manage a bothersome injury on his left side. But Belt ultimately couldn’t avoid being shelved, as he landed on the 10-day injured list with a mild left oblique strain prior to

Flores (hamstring) to get MRI; Solano's return

May 19, 2021

The Giants received good and bad news regarding their second basemen on Tuesday. Following the Giants’ 4-2 win over the Reds at Great American Ball Park, manager Gabe Kapler announced that second baseman Donovan Solano will join the club in Cincinnati on Wednesday, and if all goes well, he will

Belt still dealing with left side tightness

May 16, 2021

Less than an hour before first pitch of Sunday's series finale against the Pirates, the Giants scratched first baseman Brandon Belt from their starting lineup with left side tightness. Darin Ruf started at first in Belt’s place, as the club optioned LaMonte Wade Jr. to Triple-A Sacramento before the game

Notes: Yaz out of Sat. lineup; injury updates

May 15, 2021

Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski was not in San Francisco’s lineup Saturday against the Pittsburgh Pirates after he crashed into the right-field wall in Friday’s 3-2 loss in extra innings. Though Yastrzemski was able to pick himself up off the ground and make a play on Adam Frazier’s triple, the Giants

Kela yields key HR in loss to Giants

May 8, 2021

The Padres’ 5-4 loss in San Francisco on Friday night was a particularly painful one -- and not merely because Blake Snell struggled and the team missed out on its chance to leapfrog the Giants into first place in the National League West. Catcher Austin Nola and right-hander Keone Kela

Notes: Yaz, García active; Dickerson to IL

May 7, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants activated one left-handed-hitting outfielder but lost another before their series opener Friday night against the Padres at Oracle Park. San Francisco reinstated outfielder Mike Yastrzemski, who had been sidelined since April 28 with a left oblique strain, but placed Alex Dickerson on the 10-day injured

Notes: La Stella, Gausman to IL; Bart up

May 4, 2021

Less than five weeks into the regular season, the Giants have lost their two primary second basemen. As expected, Tommy La Stella landed on the injured list with a left hamstring strain on Tuesday, joining fellow veteran infielder Donovan Solano, who has been sidelined since April 22 with a right

La Stella banged up after bat shows vigor

May 2, 2021

The Giants avoided a sweep in San Diego with a 7-1 win over the Padres on Sunday afternoon at Petco Park, but they lost another second baseman in the process. Tommy La Stella , the Giants’ biggest offseason acquisition, was forced to depart early after suffering a left hamstring strain

Crawford HBP, exits with bruised left calf

May 1, 2021

Shortstop Brandon Crawford exited the Giants' 3-2 loss to the Padres at Petco Park with a bruised left calf after he was hit by a pitch in the top of the fifth inning Friday night. “We’ll check him out [Saturday] morning and see how he’s doing,” Giants manager Gabe Kapler

Giants place Yaz on IL; Tauchman joins team

April 29, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants were hoping to avoid losing Mike Yastrzemski for an extended period of time, but they’ll now be without their starting right fielder for at least 10 days. Yastrzemski was placed on the injured list with a left oblique strain as part of a flurry of

Injury updates: Yaz, Craw, Cueto, Moronta

April 27, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO -- As he is wont to do, Giants manager Gabe Kapler opened his pregame Zoom session with reporters on Monday by giving injury updates ahead of the Giants’ series opener against the Rockies at Oracle Park. He had quite a few names to run through: • Right fielder

Longoria sits with tight left hamstring

April 23, 2021

Third baseman Evan Longoria was out of the Giants’ starting lineup against the Marlins on Friday night with a mild left hamstring tightness. Longoria, 35, departed Thursday night’s 3-0 win over Miami in the fourth inning with the injury, though manager Gabe Kapler said afterward that “it’s not too bad.”

Solano to IL with calf injury; Santos debuts

April 23, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO -- Less than a week after promoting Camilo Doval, the Giants added yet another young fireballer to their bullpen, calling up fellow relief prospect Gregory Santos ahead of Thursday night’s series opener against the Marlins at Oracle Park. As expected, second baseman Donovan Solano was placed on the