That mental break that manager Bruce Bochy wanted to give Brandon Belt? Turns out that was half the story. The other half was not advertised.
Belt sat out the series in Philadelphia to work on two technical changes that the staff believed necessary for the first baseman to gain consistency.
Belt moved farther back in the box to see pitchers longer. More important he was told not to curl his hands around the bat so far resulting in a looser grip. -
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