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