Giants Designate Justin Christian For Assignment

The Giants designated outfielder Justin Christian for assignment, tweets Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News.  With the additions of Ryan Theriot and Guillermo Mota, the team's 40-man roster is now full.

Christian, 31, hit .294/.376/.459 in 589 plate appearances across Double and Triple-A in 2011, appearing at all three outfield positions.

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5 Comments on "Giants Designate Justin Christian For Assignment"

Corey King
3 years 6 months ago

you don’t say…

3 years 6 months ago

Looks like Sabean is feeding Christian to the bears (Fresno) 

Stuart Brown
3 years 6 months ago

Surprised he hasn’t made an NL roster as a bench player. Specifically as a pinch-runner/fifth outfielder. With those SB numbers in the minors there has to be something there that translates to the major leagues, no? Obviously he’s 31 now, but still.

3 years 6 months ago

I should get his jersey…

3 years 6 months ago

6 weeks later, They Finally added Mota to the roster.