Brandon Belt 1B SF 20 Hrs

Brandon Belt (concussion) could be cleared to begin a short rehab assignment or possibly be activated from the disabled list by this weekend.

Belt passed a concussion test Monday, clearing the way for him to resume swinging a bat Tuesday. He'll incorporate additional activities as the week goes one before playing in games by the weekend. The first baseman has been out of action since July 19.

Brandon Belt 1B SF 2 Days

Brandon Belt (concussion) passed a concussion test Monday.

He could resume baseball activities as soon as Monday. It's obviously great news for the Giants, as Belt should rejoin the lineup in short order now that his post-concussion symptoms appear to be behind him. The first baseman has been out of action since July 19.

Brandon Belt 1B SF 3 Days

Brandon Belt (head) is still experiencing post-concussion symptoms and has yet to be cleared for baseball activity.

Belt is scheduled to see a specialist on Sunday, who will hopefully provide a clearer picture of what's going on and a timeline for his return. Adam Duvall will continue to see the bulk of the action at first base while he's sidelined.

Brandon Belt 1B SF 5 Days

Brandon Belt (concussion) reported improvement with his post-concussion symptoms on Friday, but there remains no clear timetable for his return at the moment.

Belt is scheduled to see a specialist over the weekend in San Francisco. He's eligible to come off of the disabled list as soon as Sunday, but that looks like a longshot at this point.

Brandon Belt 1B SF 5 Days

Brandon Belt (concussion) admitted Thursday that he's yet to feeling any improvement with his post-concussion symptoms.

Belt will visit with a specialist this weekend in San Francisco. The first baseman has been sidelined for the last week after being hit with an errant throw during batting practice and his return is nowhere in sight. Perhaps there will be more clarity with his situation after he's seen the specialist.

Brandon Belt 1B SF 7 Days

According to CSNBayArea.com beat reporter Andrew Baggarly, the Giants are "growing more concerned" about Brandon Belt's concussion.

Giants manager Bruce Bochy told reporters Tuesday that Belt was "making progress" and might soon be able to resume some baseball activities, but the first baseman was sent back to the team hotel on Wednesday evening in Philadelphia after exhibiting lingering concussion-related symptoms. There is no timetable for his return at this point.

Brandon Belt 1B SF 8 Days

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Tuesday that Brandon Belt (concussion) is "making progress" but is still a couple days away from resuming baseball activities.

Belt was placed on the 7-day concussion DL Monday after being hit in the head by a thrown ball Saturday during batting practice. Concussions are always tricky, but it does sound like he has a chance to return relatively quickly. The Giants are using Buster Posey and Adam Duvall at first base while Belt is out.

Brandon Belt 1B SF 9 Days

Giants placed 1B Brandon Belt on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Belt was struck in the head by a thrown ball Saturday during batting practice and began showing symptoms of a concussion a few hours later. It's not clear how long he'll be out. Adam Duvall was called up from Triple-A Fresno on Monday to provide depth at first base.

Brandon Belt 1B SF 10 Days

Giants manager Bruce Bochy confirmed Sunday that Brandon Belt (concussion) will be placed on the disabled list.

It's unclear at the moment whether it will be the 7-day concussion disabled list, or the regular 15-day variety. Adam Duvall is expected to meet the team in Philadelphia to take his spot on the roster.

Brandon Belt 1B SF 10 Days

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Sunday that he's still awaiting concussion test results on Brandon Belt (head).

Belt was hit in the face during batting practice Saturday and admitted Sunday that he wasn't feeling very well. The Giants won't make a roster move Sunday, but it's possible one could come prior to the beginning of the series against the Phillies on Monday. Reliever George Kontos is on standby in case a move needs to be made. Buster Posey is at first base Sunday.