Brandon Belt credits warm Bay Area weather for success in Giants' win

Ali Thanawalla
NBC Sports BayArea

The entire Bay Area felt the oppressive heat on Friday. The East Bay hit the low 90s.

In San Francisco, the game-time temperature Friday at Oracle Park was 80 degrees. There was barely any wind.

That combination can help turn a pitcher's park into a hitter's park.

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While the Giants and Marlins combined for just one run, Brandon Belt had three hits against the Marlins, including two doubles.

The Giants first baseman definitely benefited from the warm Bay Area weather.

"You don't have the wind knocking it down," Belt told NBC Sports Bay Area's Amy G after the Giants' 1-0 win. "Definitely a little bit warmer. I use it to come out here and get loose. Completely different atmosphere out here right now. You see the ball travel a little bit more."

While Belt isn't have a great season, he's hitting the ball better as of late. Over his last seven games, he's 9-for-25 with five doubles and two RBI.

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"I feel like I've done a lot of different things this year, trying to find some hits out there," Belt told Amy G. "I've been working the whole time. It's one of those things, I'm not going to give up on. I'm going to keep working until the very end and it's just happening to fall for me right now."

Brandon Belt credits warm Bay Area weather for success in Giants' win originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area

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