Giants Recall Eric Hacker, Justin Christian From Triple-A Fresno

The San Francisco Giants announced a pair of roster moves on Thursday, recalling pitcher Eric Hacker and outfielder Justin Christian from Triple-A Fresno to fill the void left by Melky Cabrera and Brad Penny on their roster.

Hacker will serve as the long reliever out of the bullpen, taking the place of Penny who is currently on the DL. Hacker owns a 12-6 record with a 3.95 ERA for the Grizzlies this season in 24 starts with a 42/99 BB/K ratio this year.

As for Christian, he is batting .343 with a .409 OBP in 72 games for Fresno this season, hitting seven homers, 35 RBI's, and stealing 12 bags along the way. He also played in 22 games for the Black and Orange this season already, batting .158 with one RBI in 41 plate appearances.

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