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Giants' Tommy La Stella: Returns to lineup Saturday

La Stella (undisclosed) is starting Saturday against the Marlins, Amy Gutierrez of the Giants' official site reports. La Stella was scratched from Friday's lineup for an unspecified reason, but he'll serve as the designated hitter and lead off Saturday. Over his last four games, he went 2-for-12 with a double, two runs, an RBI, a walk and a strikeout.
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Giants' Tommy La Stella: Scratched from Friday's lineup

La Stella was scratched from the lineup for Friday's game against the Marlins for an undisclosed reason. La Stella has started against just one left-handed pitcher this year, so it's possible that he was simply removed from the lineup since southpaw Richard Bleier is serving as an opener for the Marlins with right-hander Elieser Hernandez available out of the bullpen. It's not clear whether La Stella is dealing with an injury, but he'll likely be available off the bench if he's healthy. Evan Longoria will serve as the designated hitter while Jason Vosler enters the lineup at third base.
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Giants' Tommy La Stella: Resting Tuesday

La Stella will sit Tuesday against the Phillies, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. Since returning from Achilles surgery in mid-May, La Stella has started against every righty the Giants have faced while sitting against all but one lefty. It's therefore no surprise to see him on the bench here against Ranger Suarez, with Curt Casali serving as the designated hitter.
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Giants' Tommy La Stella: Not in Wednesday's lineup

La Stella isn't starting Wednesday against the Mets, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports. La Stella went 3-for-8 with a homer, four RBI and two runs over the last two games, but he'll get a breather with left-hander Thomas Szapucki on the mound Wednesday. Thairo Estrada will take over at the keystone and bat fifth Wednesday.
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Giants' Tommy La Stella: Sits versus lefty

La Stella is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Padres. Since returning from the injured list Monday and making his season debut, La Stella played in four of the Giants' subsequent five games and went 4-for-15 with a solo home run, three doubles and a walk. He should remain in the Giants' everyday lineup against right-handed pitching, but the lefty-hitting La Stella will cede second base to the righty-hitting Thairo Estrada on Sunday with the Padres bringing southpaw MacKenzie Gore to the hill.
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Giants activate Tommy La Stella, place Anthony DeSclafani on 60-day IL

The Giants announced a series of moves before Monday’s contest with the Rockies. Infielder Tommy La Stella has been reinstated from the 10-day injured list, with outfielder Luis González optioned to Triple-A Sacramento in a corresponding active roster move (via Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle). San Francisco also selected reliever Mauricio Llovera and optioned Yunior Marté. To create space on the 40-man roster for Llovera, starter Anthony DeSclafani was transferred from the 10-day to the 60-day injured list.
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Tommy La Stella activated, Luis González optioned

Tommy La Stella is officially back. The left-handed hitting second baseman, who has been on the Injured List all season, was activated by the San Francisco Giants on Monday, ahead of their series against the Colorado Rockies. The Giants are facing right-handed pitchers in the first two games of the series, and La Stella jumps straight into the lineup as the designated hitter for Monday’s opener.
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Giants' Tommy La Stella: Activated and in starting lineup

La Stella (Achilles) was activated from the injured list Monday and will serve as the designated hitter against the Rockies, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports. La Stella underwent surgery on his right Achilles in October. The Giants expressed optimism during camp that he'd be ready to go by Opening Day, but he wound up missing over five weeks before returning for his season debut. He's ready to go after hitting .310 with a pair of homers in nine rehab games and should feature regularly against right-handers going forward.
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