The Giants announced on Monday afternoon the club has placed third baseman Evan Longoria on the 10-day injured list due to plantar fasciitis. Pitcher Ray Black has been recalled from Triple-A Sacramento.
Longoria, 33, exited Sunday’s game against the Brewers after five innings due to discomfort in his left foot. Across 83 games this season, he’s hitting .241/.318/.446 with 13 home runs and 39 RBI in 311 trips to the plate.
Pablo Sandoval will handle third base in Longoria’s absence. Sandoval has had a career rebirth, posting an .860 OPS with 11 homers in 203 plate appearances
Per MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart, Astros manager A.J. Hinch said shortstop Carlos Correa will likely be placed on the 10-day injured list due to a back injury. Correa exited Monday’s game against the Tigers after two innings due to the back issue.
Correa, 24, missed two months between May 26 and July 26 due to a broken rib. Back issues aren’t anything new to him either, as he missed time last year with back issues as well. This season, the shortstop is batting .278/.358/.556 with 19 home runs and 56 RBI in 310 plate appearances.
Alex Bregman handled shortstop for a majority of the time Correa was out earlier this year, shifting over from third base. That could once again be the case going forward, with Yuli Gurriel taking over at the hot corner.