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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.

Trea Turner hits for the cycle

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Nationals shortstop Trea Turner hit for the cycle on Tuesday night against the Rockies, becoming the first National to hit for the cycle since, well, himself back on April 25, 2017… against the Rockies.

Turner led off the bottom of the first inning with a home run to center field off of Peter Lambert. He singled in the second, tripled to lead off the fourth, and hit an RBI double as part of an eight-run seventh inning to complete the cycle.

Turner is the fourth player to hit for the cycle this season. The others:

After completing the cycle, Turner is hitting .286/.343/.494 with eight home runs, 25 RBI, 41 runs scored, and 20 stolen bases in 277 plate appearances this season.