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Giants Promote Catcher Hector Sanchez, 3 Reasons Brandon Belt Is Still in Fresno
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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 ...

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