Thomson ReutersFebruary 15, 2014 06:17
1B Brandon Belt opened spring training without a contract. He's the only arbitration-eligible Giant who hasn't agreed to a new deal. He's seeking $3.6 million while the Giants offered $2.05 million. If it comes to a hearing, it's a tossup. The Giants want to have Belt under contract before a hearing is necessary, "If you can avoid it, both parties would like to do that," Belt said.