Updated SF Giants outfield depth chart after flurry of injuries

Here is an updated depth chart for the Giants outfield after a number of injuries.
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The SF Giants have had bad luck on the injury front lately. Specifically, they have lost several of their outfielders in the last week. Let's take a look at the team's updated outfield depth chart after these injuries.

Updated SF Giants outfield depth chart after flurry of injuries

The Giants have had some tough injuries as of late. They have lost two center fielders due to collisions with the center field fence. Austin Slater had to leave a game with due to concussion symptoms and then Jung Hoo Lee collided with the fence and dislocated his shoulder on Sunday. Jorge Soler, while mostly serving as a DH rather than an outfielder, is on the IL. Michael Conforto also went on the IL with a hamstring injury.

Speaking of hamstrings, the Giants are now somewhat hamstrung when it comes to the outfield. Thankfully, they still have solid players that should be able to fill in while their injured players are on the mend. Let's take a look at the players they currently have on the roster who can play outfield.

1. Mike Yastrzemski

Mike Yastrzemski has turned things around after a rough start at the plate to begin the year and the Giants are only going to rely on him more after these injuries. He can play center field if needed, although they may ask other players to man that position because they have greater speed. The Giants should be thankful they have a veteran like Yastrzemski they can rely on when so many injuries have occurred.

2. Heliot Ramos

Heliot Ramos got called up when Soler went on the IL and he has looked great thus far. So far, he has 5 hits in 17 at-bats and has hit the ball hard several times with an exit velocity approaching 110 MPH. He has also made some phenomenal assists from the outfield, gunning runners down at second base and showing off his defensive prowess. He could definitely be an everyday player for the team until guys get healthy and, if he stays hot, could get a long look at the big league level this year.

3. Luis Matos

Luis Matos had a great Spring Training and started off hot at Triple-A to begin the year which led to many Giants fans demanding he be called up. He cooled off considerably at the plate in Triple-A, but he is currently only one of three pure outfielders on the active roster and could also see time in center. He has a lot of promise so if he shines in his time up at the big leagues, he could be hard to send down just like Ramos.

The next four outfield options are more versatility options whose primary position is somewhere else, but they can play the outfield.