Belt was struck by a ball in the face while fielding during batting practice Saturday. Tests on Sunday confirmed the concussion, Manager
Belt was to fly with the Giants to Philadelphia, where they begin a four-game series Monday. He sat out 50 games because of a broken left thumb before returning July 5.
CC Sabathia is disappointed and relieved all at the same time.
Sidelined because of a right knee injury, the
Sabathia said the news was difficult to absorb and his situation is "not fun." But he's glad doctors recommended an arthroscopic cleanup rather than microfracture surgery, which would have required perhaps an 18-month recovery.
"It's tough. It's unfortunate," Sabathia said. "But I feel, I guess, relieved that I have some answers, and kind of a plan in place to kind of move forward."