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Brandon Belt
.275 17 82
Team: San FranciscoHt / Wt: 6-5 / 220 NFBC ADP: 171.19
Position: 1BBorn: 4/20/1988 Birthplace: Nacogdoches, Texas
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 5th Round by Giants (2009)

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Oct. 12 9:35 PM PT10:35 PM MT11:35 PM CT12:35 AM ET0:35 ET4:35 GMT12:35 9:35 PM MST11:35 PM EST12:05 AM VEN8:35 UAE11:35 PM CT-Belt's struggles in the 2016 playoffs continued with an 0-for-5 effort in Game 4's devastating 6-5 loss to the Cubs.
Analysis: He finished the 2016 postseason 2 for 17 with two RBIs. Belt is a career .228 hitter in 37 playoff games.
Oct. 1 11:16 PM PT12:16 AM MT1:16 AM CT2:16 AM ET2:16 ET6:16 GMT14:16 11:16 PM MST1:16 AM EST1:46 AM VEN10:16 UAE1:16 AM CT-Belt hit a three-run homer in the seven-run sixth inning of the Giants' 9-3 win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: Belt recorded his second three-hit game of the week.
Sep. 28 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Belt tripled, doubled, hit an RBI single and scored two runs for the Giants in Tuesday's 12-3 win over the Rockies after manager Bruce Bochy called on his team to get going offensively for this crucial, final week.
Analysis: Belt had been hitting just .225 with one home run over his previous 13 games.
Sep. 21 10:09 AM PT11:09 AM MT12:09 PM CT1:09 PM ET13:09 ET17:09 GMT1:09 10:09 AM MST12:09 PM EST12:39 PM VEN21:09 UAE12:09 PM CT-Belt came up big for the Giants on Tuesday, going 2 for 4 with a home run in a 2-0 win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: Belt had been just 1 for 9 over his previous three games.
Sep. 17 8:42 AM PT9:42 AM MT10:42 AM CT11:42 AM ET11:42 ET15:42 GMT23:42 8:42 AM MST10:42 AM EST11:12 AM VEN19:42 UAE10:42 AM CT-Belt doubled, singled, drove in two runs and scored one in Friday's win over St. Louis.
Analysis: Belt has a .500 OBP in his last eight games, driving in eight runs and scoring seven.
Sep. 14 7:57 PM PT8:57 PM MT9:57 PM CT10:57 PM ET22:57 ET2:57 GMT10:57 7:57 PM MST9:57 PM EST10:27 PM VEN6:57 UAE (+1)9:57 PM CT-Belt returned in Wednesday's loss to the Padres from an illness that kept him out Tuesday night.
Analysis: The Giants begin a four-game series with the Cardinals on Thursday, and Belt is 2 for 11 versus St. Louis this season. He is also 3 for 14 lifetime against Adam Wainwright, the scheduled starter for the opener.
Sep. 11 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET22:18 ET2:18 GMT10:18 7:18 PM MST9:18 PM EST9:48 PM VEN6:18 UAE (+1)9:18 PM CT-Belt had two hits and an RBI and the Giants beat the Diamondbacks 5-3 on Sunday for a series sweep.
Analysis: Belt is 7 for 15 with a homer and six RBIs in his last four games after going 0 for 18 in his previous seven.
Sep. 8 8:03 AM PT9:03 AM MT10:03 AM CT11:03 AM ET11:03 ET15:03 GMT23:03 8:03 AM MST10:03 AM EST10:33 AM VEN19:03 UAE10:03 AM CT-Belt had a breakout performance Wednesday, ending his slump with two hits - including his 15th home run - in Wednesday's 6-5 loss at Colorado.
Analysis: Belt had been 0 for 18 with nine strikeouts over his previous seven games.
Sep. 5 7:03 PM PT8:03 PM MT9:03 PM CT10:03 PM ET22:03 ET2:03 GMT10:03 7:03 PM MST9:03 PM EST9:33 PM VEN6:03 UAE (+1)9:03 PM CT-Belt's prolonged slump continued with an 0-for-3 effort in Monday's loss at Colorado.
Analysis: He's now 0 for 18 over his last six games and batting a troubling .200 since the All-Star break. Belt amassed 10 homers and 47 RBIs prior to the break but has just four homers and 19 RBIs in 45 games afterward.
Aug. 27 10:29 AM PT11:29 AM MT12:29 PM CT1:29 PM ET13:29 ET17:29 GMT1:29 10:29 AM MST12:29 PM EST12:59 PM VEN21:29 UAE12:29 PM CT-Belt had two hits and a pair of RBIs for the Giants in their 7-0 win over the Braves on Friday night.
Analysis: Belt is hitting .219 in the second half after hitting .302 going into the All-Star break.
Aug. 14 10:23 AM PT11:23 AM MT12:23 PM CT1:23 PM ET13:23 ET17:23 GMT1:23 10:23 AM MST12:23 PM EST12:53 PM VEN21:23 UAE12:23 PM CT-Belt hit his 14th homer in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Orioles.
Analysis: The left-handed hitting Belt is 4 for 7 with a homer lifetime against southpaw Wade Miley, Baltimore's scheduled starter for Sunday.
Aug. 6 8:29 PM PT9:29 PM MT10:29 PM CT11:29 PM ET23:29 ET3:29 GMT11:29 8:29 PM MST10:29 PM EST10:59 PM VEN7:29 UAE (+1)10:29 PM CT-Belt finished with his 13th home run and two doubles in Saturday's 7-1 win over the Nationals.
Analysis: Belt has gone 6 for 16 with two homers, two doubles and six RBIs over his last four games.
Aug. 2 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET23:36 ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST11:06 PM VEN7:36 UAE (+1)10:36 PM CT-Belt went 3 for 5 with a homer and three RBIs but the Giants lost 13-8 to the Phillies on Tuesday.
Analysis: Belt was hitting .173 with 19 strikeouts in 52 at-bats since the All-Star break before his big night Tuesday.
July 28 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET11:28 ET15:28 GMT23:28 8:28 AM MST10:28 AM EST10:58 AM VEN19:28 UAE10:28 AM CT-Belt went 0 for 2 with a walk Wednesday, snapping his 11-game hitting streak against the Reds.
Analysis: Belt, batting .146 since the All-Star break, had entered the game as a career .398 hitter against the Reds. He next faces the Nationals, a team against which he's batted .344 - his second-best versus any NL opponent besides Cincinnati.
July 26 6:58 AM PT7:58 AM MT8:58 AM CT9:58 AM ET9:58 ET13:58 GMT21:58 6:58 AM MST8:58 AM EST9:28 AM VEN17:58 UAE8:58 AM CT-Belt broke out of a slump Monday, going 3 for 4 with a two-run homer.
Analysis: He had gone 2 for 33 with 17 strikeouts in his first eight games after the All-Star break.
July 20 2:00 PM PT3:00 PM MT4:00 PM CT5:00 PM ET17:00 ET21:00 GMT5:00 2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST4:30 PM VEN1:00 UAE (+1)4:00 PM CT-Belt's slump continued with Tuesday's 0-for-4 effort at Boston.
Analysis: He's now 0 for 16 with eight strikeouts in four games since the All-Star break. Belt is hitting just .208 with no home runs in 13 games this month.
July 10 9:57 AM PT10:57 AM MT11:57 AM CT12:57 PM ET12:57 ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST12:27 PM VEN20:57 UAE11:57 AM CT-Belt had an RBI triple - one of his two hits - in the Giants' 4-2 win over the Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Analysis: This was Belt's third two-hit game in the last four, though he hasn't homered since June 19.
July 8 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET17:41 ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST5:11 PM VEN1:41 UAE (+1)4:41 PM CT-Belt was added to the NL roster for Tuesday's All-Star Game after winning the balloting Friday in the Final Vote. Later in the evening, he walked four times.
Analysis: Belt, who will make his first All-Star Game appearance, is batting .300 with 10 homers, 46 RBIs and an NL-best 27 doubles in 84 games.
July 7 10:06 AM PT11:06 AM MT12:06 PM CT1:06 PM ET13:06 ET17:06 GMT1:06 10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST12:36 PM VEN21:06 UAE12:06 PM CT-Belt doubled, tripled, drove in a run and scored two in Wednesday's win over the Rockies.
Analysis: It was the third multihit performance in four days for Belt, who has eight RBIs in his last seven games.
July 1 9:21 AM PT10:21 AM MT11:21 AM CT12:21 PM ET12:21 ET16:21 GMT0:21 9:21 AM MST11:21 AM EST11:51 AM VEN20:21 UAE11:21 AM CT-Belt had four RBIs and hit a go-ahead two-run double as the Giants avoided a four-game sweep by beating the Oakland Athletics 12-6 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Belt hasn't homered in his last 11 games but he's doubled in three straight and still has eight two-base hits since he last left the yard.
June 27 9:54 AM PT10:54 AM MT11:54 AM CT12:54 PM ET12:54 ET16:54 GMT0:54 9:54 AM MST11:54 AM EST12:24 PM VEN20:54 UAE11:54 AM CT-Belt went 2 for 5 with a double Sunday.
Analysis: Belt is 5 for 13 with three doubles and three RBIs over his last three games.
June 25 11:18 AM PT12:18 PM MT1:18 PM CT2:18 PM ET14:18 ET18:18 GMT2:18 11:18 AM MST1:18 PM EST1:48 PM VEN22:18 UAE1:18 PM CT-Belt hit a three-run double as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Friday night.
Analysis: Belt is now hitting .356 with a 1.116 OPS over his last 24 games.
June 22 9:57 AM PT10:57 AM MT11:57 AM CT12:57 PM ET12:57 ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST12:27 PM VEN20:57 UAE11:57 AM CT-Belt dobuled twice and scored two runs in Tuesday's rout of the Pirates.
Analysis: Belt has a 1.235 OPS through five games of the Giants' seven-game road trip. For the season, he's batting .341 on the road and just .262 at home.
June 20 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET22:22 ET2:22 GMT10:22 7:22 PM MST9:22 PM EST9:52 PM VEN6:22 UAE (+1)9:22 PM CT-Belt recorded a hit for the 17th time in his last 20 games Monday.
Analysis: Belt is batting .365 in that 20-game stretch with six home runs, nine doubles and 13 RBIs.
June 20 8:44 AM PT9:44 AM MT10:44 AM CT11:44 AM ET11:44 ET15:44 GMT23:44 8:44 AM MST10:44 AM EST11:14 AM VEN19:44 UAE10:44 AM CT-Belt homered for the second time in three games Sunday, finishing 2 for 3 with a walk and two runs scored in a 5-1 win over the Rays.
Analysis: Belt has gone deep four times in his last nine games while posting a .447 OBP.
June 17 7:50 PM PT8:50 PM MT9:50 PM CT10:50 PM ET22:50 ET2:50 GMT10:50 7:50 PM MST9:50 PM EST10:20 PM VEN6:50 UAE (+1)9:50 PM CT-Belt homered and doubled in the Giants' 5-1 win over the Rays on Friday.
Analysis: Belt has hit safely in nine straight games, batting .355 with three homers and three doubles. On Saturday, he'll face left-hander Matt Moore, and he's 3 for 16 since May 31 against southpaws, though all of those hits have been home runs.
June 15 10:31 AM PT11:31 AM MT12:31 PM CT1:31 PM ET13:31 ET17:31 GMT1:31 10:31 AM MST12:31 PM EST1:01 PM VEN21:31 UAE12:31 PM CT-Belt was undergoing treatment on his tender right ankle after being hit by a pitch Tuesday night.
Analysis: Manager Bruce Bochy figures with Thursday's day off Belt could be back in the lineup Friday at Tampa Bay.
June 14 10:38 AM PT11:38 AM MT12:38 PM CT1:38 PM ET13:38 ET17:38 GMT1:38 10:38 AM MST12:38 PM EST1:08 PM VEN21:38 UAE12:38 PM CT-Belt had two hits in Monday's win over the Brewers and drove in two runs for the second straight game.
Analysis: Belt has reached base in 20 of his last 21 games while posting a .920 OPS.
June 9 11:20 AM PT12:20 PM MT1:20 PM CT2:20 PM ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 AM MST1:20 PM EST1:50 PM VEN22:20 UAE1:20 PM CT-Belt's home run into McCovey Cove in a 2-1 win over the Red Sox was the 69th by a Giants player and first since he did it in September 2014.
Analysis: Belt has a 1.173 OPS in his last 11 games but next has to face Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw on Friday, against whom he is 3 for 43 (.070) lifetime with 23 strikeouts.
June 3 12:20 PM PT1:20 PM MT2:20 PM CT3:20 PM ET15:20 ET19:20 GMT3:20 12:20 PM MST2:20 PM EST2:50 PM VEN23:20 UAE2:20 PM CT-Belt continued his hot streak by hitting a pair of doubles in a 6-0 win against Atlanta on Thursday.
Analysis: Belt is 12 for 24 (.500) with six doubles and two homers in his past six games.
June 2 11:07 AM PT12:07 PM MT1:07 PM CT2:07 PM ET14:07 ET18:07 GMT2:07 11:07 AM MST1:07 PM EST1:37 PM VEN22:07 UAE1:07 PM CT-Belt went 3 for 4 with a two-run homer Wednesday in a 5-4 loss in 11 innings to Atlanta.
Analysis: Belt is 10 for 21 (.476) with two homers, four doubles and five RBIs in his last five games.
May 31 12:55 PM PT1:55 PM MT2:55 PM CT3:55 PM ET15:55 ET19:55 GMT3:55 12:55 PM MST2:55 PM EST3:25 PM VEN23:55 UAE2:55 PM CT-Belt stayed hot with two hits - including a solo home run - in Monday's loss at Atlanta.
Analysis: After going 2 for 24 over a seven-game stretch, Belt has broken out with a 7-for-14 surge in which he's doubled four times and knocked in three runs in three games.
May 29 9:55 AM PT10:55 AM MT11:55 AM CT12:55 PM ET12:55 ET16:55 GMT0:55 9:55 AM MST11:55 AM EST12:25 PM VEN20:55 UAE11:55 AM CT-Belt had three hits Saturday.
Analysis: Belt was in a pathetic 2-for-24 slump.
May 25 8:23 PM PT9:23 PM MT10:23 PM CT11:23 PM ET23:23 ET3:23 GMT11:23 8:23 PM MST10:23 PM EST10:53 PM VEN7:23 UAE (+1)10:23 PM CT-Belt is back in the Giants' lineup for Saturday's game at Colorado.
Analysis: Belt sat out Friday's series opener after spraining his left ankle while sliding into second base during Wednesday's win over San Diego.
May 3 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET0:53 ET4:53 GMT12:53 9:53 PM MST11:53 PM EST12:23 AM VEN8:53 UAE11:53 PM CT-Belt went 3 for 4 on Monday.
Analysis: He's been solid with a .948 OPS.
Apr. 28 2:47 PM PT3:47 PM MT4:47 PM CT5:47 PM ET17:47 ET21:47 GMT5:47 2:47 PM MST4:47 PM EST5:17 PM VEN1:47 UAE (+1)4:47 PM CT-Belt finished a home run shy of the cycle and tallied five RBIs, one shy of tying a career high, in a 13-9 win over San Diego on Wednesday.
Analysis: Belt, batting .303 with 16 RBIs, was 4 for 20 and had driven in three runs in his previous eight games.
Apr. 15 3:01 PM PT4:01 PM MT5:01 PM CT6:01 PM ET18:01 ET22:01 GMT6:01 3:01 PM MST5:01 PM EST5:31 PM VEN2:01 UAE (+1)5:01 PM CT-Belt hit a home run for the second straight day for his third in four games on Thursday.
Analysis: He is 7 for 15 with six RBIs in that four-game span.
Apr. 14 2:44 PM PT3:44 PM MT4:44 PM CT5:44 PM ET17:44 ET21:44 GMT5:44 2:44 PM MST4:44 PM EST5:14 PM VEN1:44 UAE (+1)4:44 PM CT-Belt went 2 for 4 with a home run on Wednesday.
Analysis: It was his second home run in his last three games, a stretch in which he is 5 for 11 with four RBIs.
Apr. 11 3:40 PM PT4:40 PM MT5:40 PM CT6:40 PM ET18:40 ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST6:10 PM VEN2:40 UAE (+1)5:40 PM CT-Belt went 2 for 3 with a two-run home run on Sunday.
Analysis: He finished with three RBIs, his first since opening day.
Apr. 9 1:23 PM PT2:23 PM MT3:23 PM CT4:23 PM ET16:23 ET20:23 GMT4:23 1:23 PM MST3:23 PM EST3:53 PM VEN0:23 UAE (+1)3:23 PM CT-Belt reached agreement Saturday on a $79 million, six-year contract that takes him through the 2021 season. Belt's deal includes his previous contract for this season, plus five more years.
Analysis: The 27-year-old batted .280 with 18 home runs and 68 RBIs in 2015 as the Giants missed the playoffs.
Feb. 10 1:43 PM PT2:43 PM MT3:43 PM CT4:43 PM ET16:43 ET21:43 GMT5:43 2:43 PM MST4:43 PM EST5:13 PM VEN1:43 UAE (+1)3:43 PM CT-Belt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $6.2 million, one-year contract. The deal was completed just before the scheduled start of their salary arbitration hearing Wednesday.
Analysis: The 27-year-old Belt batted .280 with 18 home runs and 68 RBIs last year as the Giants missed the playoffs. In 2014, Belt returned from concussions to help lead the Giants to their third World Series in five years.

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