Giants' Belt dealing with broken thumb

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San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt has a fracture in his left thumb, the team announced Monday, according to Maria I. Guardado of

Belt, an integral piece of the NL West-leading Giants, will meet with doctors this week to determine how long he'll be out.

The 33-year-old was hit in the thumb by a pitch during Sunday's game against the Colorado Rockies. He left the contest shortly after suffering the injury.

Belt owns a .274/.378/.597 slash line with a career-high 29 home runs over 97 games for San Francisco this season.

Giants' Belt dealing with broken thumb
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