Michael Morse 1B/LF.. SF 2 Months

Mike Morse slugged a two-run homer in the Giants' 6-1 victory over the Reds on Thursday afternoon.

Morse's two-run shot in the top of the second inning put the Giants ahead for good. He also homered in San Francisco's win on Wednesday versus the Reds and is now batting .286/.340/.577 with 13 home runs and 41 RBI in 59 games for the 39-21 Giants. That's a 35-homer and 111-RBI pace.

Michael Morse 1B/LF.. SF 2 Months

Michael Morse went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's win over the Reds.

Morse's sixth-inning blast off of Tony Cingrani put the Giants on the board and it turned out to be important as the Giants held on for a one-run victory. Morse has been the Giants' best hitter thus far, with 12 homers and 39 RBI, as well as a .288/.343/.571 slash line.

Michael Morse 1B/LF.. SF 2 Months

Michael Morse (foot) is back in Tuesday's lineup against the Reds.

Morse sat out Sunday's game after fouling a ball off his foot on Saturday, but he's good to go after Monday's scheduled off-day. The 32-year-old has proven to be an excellent addition for the Giants, batting .295 with 11 home runs and .925 OPS over 56 games.

Michael Morse 1B/LF.. SF 2 Months

Michael Morse was scratched from Sunday's lineup with a sore foot.

Morse fouled a pitch off the foot during Saturday's game and remains sore a day later. He seems likely to be ready to return to action on Tuesday following an off day Monday. Joaquin Arias replaced Morse at first base Sunday.

Michael Morse 1B/LF.. SF 2 Months

Mike Morse went 2-for-4 with a two-run double and a solo home run in Thursday's win over the Cardinals.

Morse's second inning solo home run off of Jaime Garcia tied the game at 1-1, and his eighth-inning double gave the Giants a 6-4 lead. Morse, now playing at first base for the injured Brandon Belt, has been potent with the bat for the Giants, slashing .290/.345/.568 with 11 home runs and 37 RBI.

Michael Morse 1B/LF.. SF 2 Months

Mike Morse went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Tuesday's 4-0 win over the Cubs.

Morse has five extra-base hits over his last five games. The veteran outfielder is 15-for-39 (.385) with a home run and nine RBI over his last 12 contests. He's proven to be a sound and reasonable investment for the Giants, batting .285 and ranking seventh in the NL with 10 homers, fifth with 34 RBI and seventh with a .547 slugging percentage.

Michael Morse 1B/LF.. SF 2 Months

Mike Morse went 3-for-3 -- all doubles -- and had four RBI in Sunday's 8-1 win over the Twins.

Morse doubled off starter Ricky Nolasco twice, including a three-run double in the fifth inning to break the game open. He also victimized reliever Matt Guerrier. Morse has thrived as a run producer in the middle of the Giants' lineup this year, as he's among the National League leaders in RBI, home runs and slugging percentage this year. Sunday's performance gives him 33 RBI on the year.

Michael Morse 1B/LF.. SF 2 Months

Mike Morse went 3-for-4 with a two-run home run and three RBI total against the Marlins on Thursday.

Prior to Wednesday, Morse had hit .071 over his previous eight games. Let's hope the streaky Morse has awoken from slumber over the past 48 hours. He homered in each contest. The veteran has given the Giants more than they expected thus far, slashing .265/.318/.544 with 10 homers and 28 RBI.

Michael Morse 1B/LF.. SF 3 Months

Michael Morse is not in the Giants' lineup Sunday.

Morse just took over as the starter at first base while Brandon Belt (thumb) is out, but manager Bruce Bochy thought he needed a rest since he's in a 4-for-27 slump. Joaquin Arias is at first base Sunday.

Michael Morse 1B/LF.. SF 3 Months

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Saturday that Michael Morse will be the team's primary first baseman while Brandon Belt is sidelined with a broken thumb.

Morse is off to a nice start in his first season with the Giants, slashing .276/.325/.552 with eight homers and 24 RBI in his first 36 games. With Tyler Colvin recalled from Triple-A on Saturday, the Giants added additional depth in the outfield to help the situation.