New Giants closer Mark Melancon (R) is congratulated by catcher Nick Hundley after the final out of the Giants 4-1 win Monday in their home opener.
The Giants placed Buster Posey on the 7-day concussion disabled list after he was hit in the head with a Taijuan Walker fastball during Monday's game. Posey got up on his own but exited the game.
Posey will be re-evaluated Tuesday, but manager Bruce Bochy said, "He's doing good, he's doing fine".
Because we saw Joe Panik when he got hit in the head previous year by Matt Moore, not only did he stay in that game, he hit a three-run homer later in that game and then it wasn't until a day or two later that he started to realize something was wrong.
Posey, who batted cleanup and was hit by an 0-1 pitch, appeared to remain fully conscious and sat up while Giants head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner tended to him.
He's also caught a ideal game and two other no-hitters, and has given out a lot of hugs for a lot of different reasons.
The score at AT&T Park was knotted at zero in the bottom of the fourth inning when starting pitcher Matt Moore stepped up to the plate with one out and the bases loaded.
Arizona Diamondbacks Yasmany Tomas is greeted by David Peralta after hitting a run in the fifth inning against the Giants.
The Giants haven't acknowledged this at all, though Pavlovic also noted that Tim Federowicz was seen at San Francisco's ballpark Tuesday morning, hinting at a possible corresponding move if Posey should hit the DL.
"Obviously it's a scary moment".
He got through a 1-2-3 first on seven pitches and was on a roll. "I've already thought about that, actually". Federowicz is out of minor league options, so he'll likely be exposed to waivers once again once Posey is healthy enough to return. "We'll continue to keep an eye on him".
Lamb got to Jeff Samardzija (0-2) with his triple in the third to extend his hitting streak to eight games after the Giants starter gave up back-to-back singles and a one-out walk to load the bases. He bounced back to strike out Brandon Moss for his first save, helping the A's beat the Royals for the seventh consecutive time.