Giants put Belt on DL, activate CainSan Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt, left, reacts after being hit by a pitch on his left hand as a trainer and manager Bruce Bochy, right, attend to him against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, May 9, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
Belt was struck by Maholm's first pitch of the second inning on Friday night. He remained on the bases until the inning was over, and then was replaced defensively by Joaquin Arias.
Belt was batting .264 with 18 RBIs and a team-high nine home runs coming into the game.