DeRosa reinstated from 60-day DL

The San Francisco Giants reinstated infielder Mark DeRosa from

the 60-day disabled list before Thursday night’s series opener

against the Philadelphia Phillies.

DeRosa, hampered by a left wrist strain, has been limited to 18

games this season. It’s the same wrist he had surgically


He is hitting .162 with no homers and three RBIs. He is a career

.271 hitter with 93 home runs.

Brandon Belt was optioned to Triple-A Fresno to make room for

DeRosa on the 25-man roster. Belt was 5 of 21 with a homer and

three RBIs in his latest stint with the Giants.