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Giants reinstate Buster Posey from injured list

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The Giants announced on Wednesday that catcher Buster Posey has been reinstated from the 10-day injured list. To create room on the 25-man roster, the club optioned Aramís García to Triple-A Sacramento.

Posey, 32, spent the minimum 10 days on the IL due to a strained right hamstring. He rejoins the Giants batting .257/.321/.408 with three home runs and 18 RBI in 168 plate appearances.

García, 26, hit a pair of home runs in 17 plate appearances while he was up in the majors. He’ll be back up again in the event posey for Stephen Vogt suffer injuries.

Max Scherzer (hamstring) leaves start vs. Mets after just 1 inning

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WASHINGTON — Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer left his start for the Nationals against the New York Mets after just 27 pitches Wednesday night due to a hamstring injury.

He was replaced in the top of the second by Erick Fedde.

Scherzer was not as sharp as usual at the outset Wednesday, going 2-0 counts against each of New York’s initial two batters, walking one and giving up a single to the other.

The Mets eventually went ahead in the first on Dominic Smith‘s sacrifice fly.

Scherzer entered the game with an 0-1 record and 2.84 ERA this season.