SAN FRANCISCO – Giants starter Scott Kazim has been placed on a 10-day injury list with a right hamstring strain after being ruled out of Thursday’s game against Diamondbacks in the upper half of the first inning.
Kazmir’s injury could potentially end his season and mark the end of his major league career as the 37-year-old left-hander is surprisingly out of action after a four-year absence from attached baseball. Of return With an open roster spot, the Giants recalled lefty Sammy Long from Triple A Sacramento.
Long is expected to play a long support role for a tired Bulgarian team, but the move came as a bit of a surprise as the Giants are likely to activate Jack McGee near the 10-day injured list on Friday. Were considering
Giants manager Gabby Kepler is expected to address the roster before Friday’s game.
Kazmir recorded just one out and was accused of allowing three earned runs in the Giants’ 5-4 walkout win as San Francisco’s Belpin allowed his line-up to come out of the opening hole. A group of six giants, including right-hander Johnny Kyoto, threw 8 2/3 innings of a one-run ball behind Kazmir, giving Lamont Wade Jr. a walk-off single at the bottom of the ninth. I succeeded.
The Giants’ victory put the team’s magic number two to win the National League West, meaning the Giants’ win and the Dodgers’ losses, which will increase to two this weekend, The first division will win the title.
After getting an extra day of rest in the middle of the start, right-hander Anthony Deslafani will take the Giants’ ball on Friday against a Pedres team that the Dodgers dropped in Los Angeles this week. DeSclafani will be tasked with helping to reduce the workload on a Belpen who lost left-handed Tony Watson in mid-shoulder strain on Thursday.
Watson and teammate South Pau Jose Quintana have been removed from the roster after being nominated for assignments on the injured list on Thursday, and Long could be counted on to make quick innings for a key team that Kevin Gossman will be sent to the hill on Saturday and Logan Webb will launch. Sunday
# SF Giants 105-54, 3 to go.
– Carrie Crowley (OKO_Crowley) October 1, 2021.