Brandon Belt headed to disabled list

Updated: June 4, 2011, 10:12 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants plan to place heralded rookie Brandon Belt on the disabled list after an MRI revealed a hairline fracture in slugger's left wrist.

Belt was hit by a pitch from St. Louis' Trever Miller in the seventh inning of Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Cardinals. Manager Bruce Bochy initially thought Belt would miss a few days and return to the lineup, but tests performed Saturday morning revealed the fracture in Belt's wrist.

Bochy called the loss ...

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