Giants say Brandon Belt had his appendix eliminated final night time at a neighborhood hospital. He’s resting right now and may go dwelling this afternoon.
— Andrew Baggarly (@extrabaggs) June 2, 2018
“He simply began feeling actually dangerous there, so we took him out,” Bochy stated after the sport, per The Mercury Information.
Belt was anticipated to be discharged from the hospital Saturay afternoon.
He’ll seemingly go on the disabled listing and want an estimated two to a few weeks to get better. SFGate.com notes Andres Torres had an appendectomy in September 2010 and returned in 13 days, however that was thought of fast.
Belt was changed Friday by Pablo Sandoval, however dropping Belt to the DL is be a giant loss for the Giants. Previous to Friday’s sport, he led the Giants in batting common (.307), dwelling runs (11) and RBIs (31).
“He’s been swinging the bat in addition to anyone within the Nationwide League,” second baseman Joe Panik stated of Belt (through SFGate.com). “You by no means need to take that bat out of the lineup and that glove out of the sector. Hopefully he’ll bounce again shortly and have the yr we all know he can have.”