Joaquin Arias 1B/2B.. SF 24 Days

Joaquin Arias picked up his first extra-base hit of the season in a losing effort against the Padres on Friday.

He finished the night 1-for-3 with that double, raising his abysmal season slash to .186/.216/.196. He's useless outside of the deepest NL-only formats.

Joaquin Arias 1B/2B.. SF 4 Months

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Thursday that Joaquin Arias will receive the bulk of the playing time at second base while Marco Scutaro (back) is out.

It's not clear at this point how long Scutaro will be sidelined. Arias is a career .272/.302/.367 hitter who offers nothing in the way of power or speed, so he's a zero in fantasy leagues.

Joaquin Arias 1B/2B.. SF 6 Months

Giants and INF Joaquin Arias avoided arbitration by agreeing to a two-year, $2.6 million contract.

Arias was arbitration-eligible for the second time this winter, so he'll be a free agent at the end of the deal. The 29-year-old will continue to function as a utility infielder for San Francisco.

Joaquin Arias 1B/2B.. SF 6 Months

Joaquin Arias requested $1.5 million and was offered $1.1 million from the Giants when arbitration figures were exchanged on Friday.

With the two sides so close, it's likely they settle around $1.3 million. He'll continue to function in a utility role for the Giants in 2014.

Joaquin Arias 1B/2B.. SF 10 Months

Joaquin Arias (hamstring) is likely to miss a few games after leaving Friday's game with a hamstring injury.

Arias noted that he felt pretty sore on Saturday. The 29-year-old infielder is unlikely to return to the lineup until early next week. He's slashing .271/.284/.342 with 19 RBI on the season

Joaquin Arias 1B/2B.. SF 10 Months

Joaquin Arias tweaked his hamstring in Friday's loss to the Yankees.

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the injury occurred while going for a single to start the seventh inning. He's listed as day-to-day and should return to game action before the end of the weekend.

Joaquin Arias 1B/2B.. SF Jul 26 '13

Giants activated INF Joaquin Arias from the 15-day disabled list.

Arias has been sidelined since an an emergency appendectomy on July 7. The 28-year-old is batting .282/.302/.327 in 60 games this season.

Joaquin Arias 1B/2B.. SF Jul 26 '13

Joaquin Arias (appendectomy) will be activated from the disabled list Friday.

Arias has been sidelined since an an emergency appendectomy on July 7. No word yet on the corresponding roster move.

Joaquin Arias 1B/2B.. SF Jul 23 '13

Joaquin Arias (appendectomy) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Fresno Wednesday.

He should be activated from the disabled list by the end of the week if all goes well. Arias has been out since early this month following an appendectomy.

Joaquin Arias 1B/2B.. SF Jul 19 '13

Joaquin Arias (appendectomy) is expected to return from the disabled list in the middle of next week.

Arias had to undergo an emergency appendectomy on July 7, but had also been dealing with a nagging left hamstring injury. He'll return to a utility role, where he's hitting .282/.302/.327 with 10 RBI in 110 at-bats.