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Brandon Belt

29-Year-Old First Baseman – San Francisco Giants

2017 Stats

AVG

.235

HR

16

RBI

45

R

55

SB

3

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Belt took another step forward as a professional hitter in 2016, but it was tough to notice from a fantasy perspective. The noticeable improvement was in his plate discipline, finishing with a .394 on...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 220   DOB: 4/20/1988   BORN: Nacogdoches, TX   COLLEGE: Texas   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brandon Belt Contract Information:

Agreed to a five-year extension with the Giants in April 2016.

July 19, 2017  –  Brandon Belt News

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Belt (wrist) went hitless with three strikeouts and a walk in Tuesday's game against Cleveland.

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Brandon Belt Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 22 A+ SAN 77 334 270 62 103 42 28 4 10 62 18 7 58 50 0 3 3 .381 .491 .626 1.117
2010 22 AA RIC 46 201 175 26 59 26 11 6 9 40 2 1 22 34 0 2 2 .337 .413 .623 1.036
2010 22 AAA FRE 13 61 48 11 11 8 4 0 4 10 2 0 13 15 0 0 0 .229 .393 .563 .956
2011 23 A+ SAN 4 18 13 3 6 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 .462 .611 .538 1.149
2011 23 AAA FRE 49 212 165 32 51 20 12 0 8 32 4 4 42 47 0 3 2 .309 .448 .527 .975
2011 23 MAJ SF 63 209 187 21 42 16 6 1 9 18 3 2 20 57 0 0 2 .225 .306 .412 .718
2012 24 MAJ SF 145 472 411 47 113 40 27 6 7 56 12 2 54 106 0 4 3 .275 .360 .421 .781
2013 25 MAJ SF 150 571 509 76 147 60 39 4 17 67 5 2 52 125 1 3 6 .289 .360 .481 .841
2014 26 A+ SAN 2 8 6 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .500 .625 1.000 1.625
2014 26 AAA FRE 5 20 19 2 10 5 3 0 2 5 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 .526 .550 1.000 1.550
2014 26 MAJ SF 61 235 214 30 52 20 8 0 12 27 3 1 18 64 0 1 2 .243 .306 .449 .755
2015 27 MAJ SF 137 556 492 73 138 56 33 5 18 68 9 3 56 147 0 4 4 .280 .356 .478 .834
2016 28 MAJ SF 156 655 542 77 149 66 41 8 17 82 0 4 104 148 0 4 5 .275 .394 .474 .868
2017 29 MAJ SF 95 412 349 55 82 39 20 3 16 45 3 2 61 98 0 1 1 .235 .350 .447 .797
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3-Year Averages     118 481 416 60 113 46 27 4 15 59 4 2 59 119 0 3 3 .272 .364 .464 .828
Career  (View All)     807 3,110 2,704 379 723 297 174 27 96 363 35 16 365 745 1 17 23 .267 .357 .458 .816

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Brandon Belt Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 23 SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .350 .447 .797
Jul. 22 SD 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .353 .452 .805
Jul. 21 SD 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .356 .457 .813
Jul. 20 SD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .354 .460 .814
Jul. 19 Cle 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .352 .462 .814
Jul. 18 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .351 .465 .816
Jul. 17 Cle Did not play.
Jul. 16 @SD Did not play.
Jul. 15 @SD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 .244 .352 .470 .822
Jul. 14 @SD 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .350 .472 .822
Jul. 9 Mia 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .349 .470 .819
Jul. 8 Mia 4 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .346 .467 .813
Jul. 7 Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .344 .460 .804
Jul. 6 @Det 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .345 .463 .808
Jul. 5 @Det 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .346 .462 .808
Jul. 4 @Det 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .343 .464 .807
Jul. 2 @Pit 4 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .344 .463 .807
Jul. 1 @Pit 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .339 .449 .788
Jun. 30 @Pit 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .232 .344 .457 .801
Jun. 28 Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .341 .442 .783
Jun. 27 Col 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .345 .448 .793
Jun. 26 Col 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .346 .451 .797
Jun. 25 NYM 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .342 .445 .787
Jun. 24 NYM 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .343 .448 .791
Jun. 23 NYM 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .344 .439 .783
Jun. 22 @Atl 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .342 .437 .779
Jun. 21 @Atl 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .339 .425 .764
Jun. 20 @Atl 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .337 .418 .755
Jun. 19 @Atl 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .338 .409 .747
Jun. 18 @Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .338 .410 .748
Last 7 Games 21 3 2 0 0 0 1 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 .095 .321 .095 .416
Last 14 Games 44 8 10 5 0 0 2 10 17 0 1 0 1 1 .227 .364 .341 .705
Last 30 Games 104 20 28 8 2 5 17 18 30 0 1 0 1 1 .269 .374 .529 .903

Brandon Belt: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 89 15 15 1
2016 151 3 3
2015 120 14 14
2014 59 1 1
2013 143
2012 139 4 4
2011 31 32 31 1

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Brandon Belt Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017118174132.212.381.687
2016179246310.279.492.883
2015129185181.264.457.802

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172313812321.247.481.851
20163635311510.273.466.861
20153635513508.287.485.845

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017165287141.218.406.741
2016267416400.281.472.872
2015242405283.314.488.877

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017184279312.250.484.846
20162753611420.269.476.864
20152503313406.248.468.792
Brandon Belt Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 22 A+ SAN 334 270 17.4% 15% 1.16 81% .437 .245
2010 22 AA RIC 201 175 10.9% 16.9% 0.65 81% .373 .286
2010 22 AAA FRE 61 48 21.3% 24.6% 0.87 69% .241 .334
2011 23 A+ SAN 18 13 27.8% 5.6% 5.00 92% .500 .076
2011 23 AAA FRE 212 165 19.8% 22.2% 0.89 72% .381 .218
2011 23 MAJ SF 209 187 9.6% 27.3% 0.35 70% .273 .187
2012 24 MAJ SF 472 411 11.4% 22.5% 0.51 74% .351 .146
2013 25 MAJ SF 571 509 9.1% 21.9% 0.42 75% .351 .192
2014 26 A+ SAN 8 6 0% 12.5% 0.00 83% .500 .500
2014 26 AAA FRE 20 19 5% 25% 0.20 74% .667 .474
2014 26 MAJ SF 235 214 7.7% 27.2% 0.28 70% .288 .206
2015 27 MAJ SF 556 492 10.1% 26.4% 0.38 70% .363 .198
2016 28 MAJ SF 655 542 15.9% 22.6% 0.70 73% .346 .199
2017 29 MAJ SF 412 349 14.8% 23.8% 0.62 72% .280 .212
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3-Year Averages     481 416 12.3% 24.7% 0.50 71% .344 .192
Career     3,110 2,704 11.7% 24% 0.49 72% .334 .191

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Brandon Belt Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 1B 1050 11 124 11 1 10 548 6 277 1 -1 5 6
2015 LF 96.3 -5 18 -2 -5 44 -2 6 0
2016 1B 1330.3 14 103 12 2 12 673 8 387 0 1 4 7
2016 LF 12 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 0
2017 1B 738.3 13 82 12 1 12 354 7 247 0 2 5 5
2017 LF 79.3 1 18 1 1 51 1 31 0
2017 RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 1B 2 1 -3 8 0 8
2015 LF 1 -2 -1 0 0 1 -1 -2 0 -2
2016 1B -1 1 -1 10 0 9
2016 LF 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 1B 0 0 0 9 0 9
2017 LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 -1 1 0 0
2017 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Brandon Belt    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.62 BB/K
GOOD
14.8% BB Rate
ELITE
23.8% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.797 OPS
GOOD
.350 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.235 AVG
POOR
.280 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.447 SLG
AVERAGE
.212 ISO
GOOD

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Brandon Belt: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Belt (wrist) is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Indians, batting third and playing first base, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

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Belt (wrist) is available as a defensive replacement Monday against the Indians, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

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Belt (wrist) is not in the lineup Monday against the Indians, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Belt was scratched from Sunday's game against the Padres with a sprained wrist, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

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Belt went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and a pair of runs scored in Sunday's extra-inning loss to the Marlins.

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Belt went 3-for-4 with his 16th home run, three RBI and a pair of runs scored in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Pirates.

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Belt went 2-for-4 with a double, a homer, a walk and four RBI on Friday against the Pirates.

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Belt went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's loss to the Mets.

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Belt is not in the lineup Thursday against the Braves, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Belt went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Braves.

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Belt is batting fifth in the order during Sunday's game against the Rockies, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Belt turned in one of his best seasons from an offensive standpoint in 2015, though he went through a series of hot and cold streaks throughout the season, providing immense fantasy value when hot, but close to nothing during his dry spells. One can really see his polarizing value when looking at his monthly splits from 2015. In the months of April, June, and September, Belt batted .242 with just three home runs; in the months of May, July, and August, he batted .320 with 15 homers. So while his overall numbers suggest a steady, multi-category contributor (i.e. Eric Hosmer), Belt was more of a feast-or-famine asset. Looking towards 2016, Belt should continue to see the majority of the starts at first base, and the occasional start in left when Buster Posey needs a day off. In roto leagues, Belt is a mid-level first baseman to target, but for those in head-to-head leagues, it would be best to let another team draft him and deal with the ups and downs

2015

Last year was the second consecutive season in which Belt hit at least 10 homers. That’s about the only positive that can be taken from a season in which he first missed eight weeks with a thumb injury and then had to deal with concussion symptoms in the second half. Belt had a weird season statistically in that 10 of his 12 homers came against righties, but his batting average was 30 points better against lefties. Historically, he does not have splits in terms of batting average, but 33 of his 45 career home runs have come against righties. It feels like Belt is on the verge of a career breakout as he has flashed the skills necessary to be a productive player, but injuries in 2014 derailed that progress. Perhaps that will hold down his draft value so savvy owners can pounce on a player who has .280/25/100 potential.

2014

It was a tale of two seasons for Belt in 2013, as he got off to a slow start, while being hampered by an illness and a minor neck injury. He really turned things around after the All-Star break, though, putting together an impressive .326/.390/.525 line in 247 second-half plate appearances. Just when we thought we had Belt figured out –- a patient hitter with light power and light speed -- he showed a spike in power, with a .193 ISO this past season compared to .146 in 2012. The improvement in the power department may not be a fluke, as his HR/FB ratio in 2013 was a maintainable 10.6 percent and was actually lower than the 15.8 percent he posted when he burst onto the scene in 2011. Because of the disparity between his first and second halves, Belt will likely be a polarizing asset come draft day, but there is upside here, if he continues to build on the expanded power output that he displayed last season.

2013

Belt improved in his second season with the Giants posting a stronger wOBA of .339 and a 116 wRC+, however his HR/FB ratio dropped from 15.8 to 6.2 percent. Additionally, his ISO dropped from .187 to .146 as his flyball rate dropped from 43.8 to 36.6 percent. The drop in flyballs was a result in his increased line drive rate (25.6 percent), which helped propel him to a .351 BABIP. Belt will finally have first base all to himself heading into 2013, but his average is likely to drop considering his swinging-strike rate (12.8 percent). It is unlikely he will keep his strikeout rate at 22.5 percent if he continues to whiff that often, leaving plenty of risk here in the batting average department barring improvement.

2012

A slow start with the Giants last season resulted in a trip back to the minors for Belt, who once again tore up the inferior competition, posting a .320/.461/.528 line with a 47:48 BB:K ratio. After he was finally recalled, he suffered a wrist injury and was jerked around in the lineup, rarely seeing regular playing time. Belt is clearly the Giants' best prospect and would likely be the team's third-best hitter if they left him alone and gave him a full-time job in 2012, but unfortunately, that's still no guarantee. He'll enter spring training likely battling Nate Schierholtz for the right-field job, though first base (his natural position) could just as easily once again become an option if Aubrey Huff doesn't bounce back. Belt is a fantasy sleeper since the hype has mostly worn off by now.

2011

Taken in the fifth round of the 2009 draft, Belt has quickly developed into one of the better prospects in baseball and certainly the best in the Giants organization. He hit .352/.455/.620 with a 93:99 BB:K ratio throughout the minors last season, including holding his own at Triple-A (.956 OPS) at age 22. The left-hander has more gap power than 40-homer potential, but that will play just fine at AT&T Park. While he may spend the first couple of months of 2010 in Triple-A getting more seasoning, Belt is fully expected to be given a chance to win an everyday job with San Francisco in spring training. He's the future at first base for the Giants and is a sleeper in fantasy leagues.