Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:25:25 -0700
San Francisco Giants 2Bs Ehire Adrianza (hamstring) and Marco Scutaro (back) were placed on the disabled list Friday, July 25. In corresponding moves, 2Bs Dan Uggla and Tony Abreu were recalled from Triple-A Fresno. SS Nick Noonan and P Jose De Paula were designated for assignment to clear space on the 40-man roster.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:09:36 -0700
San Francisco Giants 2B Ehire Adrianza (hamstring) suffered a strained hamstring during the game Thursday, July 24. Manager Bruce Mochy said Adrianza will be reevaluated Friday, July 25.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:35:09 -0700
San Francisco Giants 2B Marco Scutaro hasn't encouraged the club or scouts with his play. He wasn't in the lineup Thursday, July 24, even though they're facing a left-hander. Observers says his lack of mobility and bat speed is holding him back. Ehire Adrianza continues to receive playing time in place of Scutaro.
Fantasy Tip: Adrianza is strictly an NL-only add. Scutaro may not even be ownable in most of those games in the near future.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:36:37 -0700
San Francisco Giants INF Ehire Adrianza (hamstring) will be activated from the 15-day disabled list Thursday, July 10. OF Juan Perez was optioned to Triple-A Fresno.
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:58:49 -0700
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said 2B Ehire Adrianza (hamstring) could miss two or three days because of a tight hamstring.
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:17:23 -0700
San Francisco Giants INF Ehire Adrianza made the final roster, and he will serve as a utility man and bench bat.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:45:55 -0700
San Francisco Giants 2B Marco Scutaro (back) underwent a nerve-block procedure Tuesday, March 25, and will begin the season on the disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: Joaquin Arias will likely start the year as the team's starting second baseman with Scutaro out, but don't sleep on Ehire Adrianza, who impressed the coaching staff in camp. With Scutaro's age and worsening condition, it might be a long time before he's back in action.
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:02:30 -0700
San Francisco Giants 2B Marco Scutaro (back) looked good swinging the bat Monday, March 24, and the team will wait to make a decision on whether he'll need to open the season on the disabled list. INFs Joaquin Arias, Ehire Adrianza and Brandon Hicks can fill in if Scutaro has to miss any time. "We've got to be pretty certain he's turned the corner," manager Bruce Bochy said. "There's too much to lose. We won't do that until we think he's ready and he could go deep into games and get some at-bats."
Fantasy Tip: It's probably safe to assume that Scutaro won't be ready at this rate. Arias is the likely candidate to see most of the at-bats in Scutaro's absence. Adrianza is a deep sleeper for NL-only leagues if Scutaro's back injury is more serious and requires surgery down the road.
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:19:14 -0700
San Francisco Giants 2B Ehire Adrianza has always been a sure-handed defensive infielder, but his bat has been slow to develop in the minors. He's a switch hitter competing for a roster spot this spring and has a career average of .248 in the minor leagues. Adrianza finished the 2013 season at Triple-A Fresno, hitting .310 in 45 games.
He's impressed this spring, and manager Bruce Bochy called him "the most impressive guy in camp so far." As of Wednesday, March 12, he was 5-for-19 (.263) with two home runs. "I've seen power; I've seen him drive the ball at times in the minor leagues, but just not consistently," assistant general manager Bobby Evans said. After those adjustments, Evans said, "he was hitting the ball hard – not soft line drives – and it showed in the box scores." Adrianza is competing with INFs Joaquin Arias, Nick Noonan and Brandon Hicks. Adrianza played almost exclusively at shortstop in the minors, but he's looked adequate at second base in camp.
Fantasy Tip: The Giants are bringing Marco Scutaro (back) along slowly, and there's a decent chance he begins on the DL. At his age, too, he'll likely need to be spelled frequently throughout the season. Adrianza is a real sleeper option in NL-only leagues.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:15:11 -0800
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy is worried about the progress of 2B Marco Scutaro (back), who is at least another week away from playing in spring games. "If you ask me at the end of next week and he's not playing or close to playing, we'll have to have another plan here," said Bochy. Scutaro started taking groundballs last week and did soft toss Friday, March, but he's "still a few days away from live BP." The team would like Scutaro to receive at least 30 to 35 at-bats in camp. INFs Tony Abreu, Nick Noonan, Brandon Hicks and Ehire Adrianza are receiving extra playing time on the infield as a result.