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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Homers and doubles in win

Wade went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run, a double and an additional run scored in a 7-3 win over the Athletics on Saturday. Wade took advantage of one of MLB's weakest starting pitchers in Adam Oller to rack up a couple of extra-base hits, including his fourth home run of the season. He now has 16 RBI. Wade had a miserable July, slashing .154/.279/.346 and spending an increasing amount of time on the bench, so he will need to build on his performance by handling the bat well against higher-quality pitchers if he hopes to force his way back into the starting lineup more regularly.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Sits in fifth straight contest

Wade is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game at Arizona, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. It's the fifth straight game on the bench for Wade, who has a .173/.292/.333 slash line through 27 games this year. Most of those absences, including Tuesday's, have been against a left-handed pitchers, but it's not as though his replacement Luis Gonzalez enjoys a platoon advantage since he also hits left-handed. Wade delivered an .808 OPS with 18 homers in 109 games last year, but he's been unable to reproduce those results and is now losing out on playing time.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Still sitting against lefty

Wade is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Dodgers, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports. It's the third consecutive game on the bench for Wade since Clayton Kershaw is the third straight southpaw pitching for Los Angeles. Luis Gonzalez will man right field in Sunday's series finale.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Remains on bench against southpaw

Wade isn't in the lineup Saturday against the Dodgers, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. Wade is sitting for a second consecutive game since the Giants are facing left-hander Julio Urias on Saturday. Darin Ruf is serving as the designated hitter while Luis Gonzalez starts in right field.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Not starting against lefty

Wade isn't starting Friday's game against the Dodgers. Wade has started against just three left-handed pitchers this season and will take a seat with southpaw Tyler Anderson on the mound for the Dodgers. Brandon Belt is serving as the designated hitter while Darin Ruf enters the lineup at first base.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Crushes third homer

Wade went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run and a walk in Sunday's 9-5 win over the Brewers. Wade blew the game open with his third-inning blast, which stretched the Giants' lead to 7-1. Injuries have limited his chances to build momentum, but he's yet to have a multi-hit effort since returning from a knee injury June 29. Four of his seven hits since that date have gone for extra bases. The 28-year-old owns a .181/.294/.347 slash line with three homers, 14 RBI, seven runs scored, a triple and a double through 85 plate appearances. Wade is likely to be limited to playing against right-handed pitchers until he can show more consistency at the plate.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: On bench against left-hander

Wade isn't starting Saturday's game against the Brewers. Wade went 1-for-11 with a triple, two RBI, a walk and four strikeouts over the last three games but will head to the bench with left-hander Eric Lauer on the mound for Milwaukee. Luis Gonzalez is starting in right field and batting eighth.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Sitting against southpaw

Wade is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game versus the Diamondbacks, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports. Wade has a .536 OPS in July and will take a seat Tuesday with lefty Dallas Keuchel on the mound for Arizona. Luis Gonzalez will start in right field for the Giants.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Not starting against southpaw

Wade is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Diamondbacks, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. Wade rejoined the lineup Monday after missing one game with a sore elbow, but he'll take a seat Tuesday with lefty Tyler Gilbert pitching for Arizona. Darin Ruf will start in left field, pushing Joc Pederson to right.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Lifts early homer

Wade went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the White Sox. Wade has gone 2-for-12 in three games since he returned from a knee injury. The outfielder took the second pitch from Dylan Cease and put it over the fence, though the Giants didn't strike again until the eighth inning. Wade should play regularly against right-handed pitchers while serving primarily as an option in the corner outfield positions. He's batting .216/.318/.378 with two homers, six RBI and five runs scored through 13 games in what's so far been an injury-riddled campaign.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Officially reinstated from IL

Wade (knee) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Wednesday. He'll bat leadoff and start in right field in the Giants' series finale with the Tigers, according to Maria Guardado of MLB.com. Wade had been sidelined since May 20 due to left knee inflammation, but he appeared in seven rehab...
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Activation coming Wednesday

Wade (knee) has rejoined the Giants and is expected to be activated from the 10-day injured list ahead of Wednesday's game versus the Tigers, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Wade appeared in seven games during his rehab assignment with Triple-A Sacramento over the past 10 days, and...
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Starting rehab assignment

Wade (knee) will start a rehab assignment this weekend, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Inflammation and a bone bruise on his left knee sidelined Wade to start the season and then he went back on the injured list with knee inflammation on May 20. He recently was slowed in his recovery due to hamstring tightness. Once Wade is activated, he will likely be used primarily against right-handed pitching.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Hasn't yet begun rehab assignment

Wade (knee) hasn't yet begun a rehab assignment, Evan Webeck of The San Jose Mercury News reports. Wade was supposed to join Triple-A Sacramento for a rehab assignment Thursday, but he was seen in the Giants' clubhouse ahead of Friday's matchup against the Dodgers. It's not yet clear when the 28-year-old will ultimately be cleared to join the minor-league club, but his rehab assignment should be the final stage of his recovery process.
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Giants' LaMonte Wade: Dealing with hamstring tightness

Wade (knee) is being held back from his scheduled rehab assignment due to left hamstring tightness, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports. Wade was expected to begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Sacramento on Thursday, but he was unable to being playing in minor-league games due to his hamstring issue. The 28-year-old will be re-evaluated Monday, and it's possible that he reports to Sacramento sometime next week.
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