I'm not going to dwell on Z's poor pitching performance. The lead up to these first games was short, and I don't expect the pitchers to be doing anything other than practicing their junk and strategy. I'd feel a bit better if he was giving up hits rather than walks, but there's 30 days until opening day.
I will, however, dote on a man who goes 3 for 5, with 2 doubles, and 4 RBIs.
Brandon effin Belt. Effin Brandon Belt.
Brandon Belt, EFF!
Nope, none of those work for me. How about Brandon FAWKIN Belt?
I like it.
I'm a little concerned about the surplus in the org right now. Belt seems to only be slotted for the Mothership if someone gets hurt early. And by someone, I mean Huff or Burrell.
If Pat the Bat's going to hit 30 and Huffy's going to put up a .290/25/85 line, I wouldn't want to trade either of them for Brandon Belt. And the Giants just re-signed Pat the Bat and Huffy, so they're not going to try and move them (at least not early on).
I think we're going to have to wait a bit for Brandon Belt. Hopefully not too long.