Giants put Hall on disabled list, recall Fontenot

The San Francisco Giants have placed second baseman Bill Hall on

the 15-day disabled list with a left leg laceration, recalling

shortstop Mike Fontenot from Triple-A Fresno.

The move Friday comes a day after Hall was spiked in the leg

when San Diego’s Jason Bartlett tried to steal second. Hall needed

seven stitches to close the deep wound, and he also was seeking the

opinion of a plastic surgeon to see if further repair was


Bartlett was thrown out on the play. San Francisco won 2-1 to

split the four-game series.

Hall was released by Houston and joined the Giants on June 11

after sure-handed second baseman Freddy Sanchez dislocated his

right shoulder. Hall is batting .220 with no home runs in 16