Giants option Burriss to add Beltran to 25-man roster

Giants option Burriss to add Beltran to 25-man roster
July 28, 2011, 8:48 pm
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July 27, 2011
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The Giants optioned Emmanuel Burriss, clearing room on the 25-man roster for Carlos Beltran, who will start and bat third for the Giants in Thursday's game against the Phillies.
Beltran, acquired in a trade for top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler, was added to the 40-man roster when the Giants designated Bill Hall for assignment.

Burriss, 26, has hit .225 in 48 major league games this season and .361 in 21 games with Triple-A Fresno.