Hector Sanchez, who has been putting up solid numbers and handling his catching duties admirably at Triple-A Fresno, had his contract purchased today by the San Francisco Giants according to Giants beat writer Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News.
Sanchez hit .302 with 8 home runs and 58 RBI in 67 games between San Jose and Fresno this season.
His promotion coincides with Pat Burrell's placement on the disabled list due to a bone spur in his foot.
With Sanchez being promoted and the Giants now carrying three catchers (including current roster members Eli Whiteside and Chris Stewart), the big question is: why hasn't slugger Brandon Belt been promoted yet?
Here are three big reasons ...