Of course, to make room for him, the team will placed left-hander Jonathan Sanchez on the disabled
Beltran is not in the lineup, but will be available as a pinch hitter. Beltran is expected to start on Wednesday against the Pirates, manager Bruce Bochy told reporters.
Beltran hasn't played since Aug. 7 with a strained right-hand. Beltran is bothered more with his left-handed swing more than his right-handed swing. Since coming to the Giants from New York, Beltran has played in 11 games for the Giants, hitting .244/.261/.356. He's hitting .284/.378/.495 with 15 home runs overall this season.
Sanchez sprained his ankle on Aug. 15 and will miss his scheduled start Saturday.For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow @eyeonbaseball on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS feed.