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As I mentioned in the last slide, the Giants can't go on with Arias and Belt in their lineup.
Belt is an inconsistent hitter who can't make pitchers pay for making mistakes, while Arias is nothing more than a utility player. Belt went 3-for-5 with 2 RBI and a run scored last night, and he will definitely play a lot in Sandoval's absence.
Arias' case is different. The third baseman did a great job filling in for Sandoval when he got hurt, but he has very little power and is mostly a singles hitter. Scutaro is a huge upgrade at third base, and he will be a great bench player or starting second baseman when Sandoval returns.
Sandoval is on the 15-day DL, which means Scutaro will play third for 15 days. It remains to be seen if he will start over Ryan Theriot at second, but for now, it's a great thing that Arias won't be starting every day. He's a good fielder, but he can misplay a grounder. As for his hitting, it's definitely not helping the Giants.
Thankfully, Arias' hitting won't be hurting the team. Now that the infield and the offense are a lot deeper, the Giants are the most complete team in the NL.
They don't seem to have any weakness, which makes them the team to beat in the National League.