Well, another of Fresno's finest has joined the San Francisco Giants as infielder Charlie Culberson has been called up from Triple-A, adding more young depth to a short-handed middle infield.
Changes afoot. 2B Charlie Culberson is here.— Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) May 13, 2012
Gillaspie optioned, Blackley DFAd, Affeldt reinstated, Culberson recalled. Blackley still can (and likely will) stay in organization.
— Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) May 13, 2012
Culberson brings a .284 batting average in 151 plate appearances this season, as well as a 96.4 percent fielding rate with six errors in 34 games this season. He wil join the cast of a very young group today, with Angel Pagan and Barry Zito the only Giants players who spent their entire season on a big league club last year.
Your San Francisco Giants:
Grergor Blanco RF
Joaquin Arias 3B
Melky Cabrera LF
Brett Pill 1B
Angel Pagan CF
Hector Sanchez C
Charlie Culberson 2B
Brandon Crawford SS
Barry Zito P
First pitch is set for 1:10 pm PT with afternoon with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.
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