Bochy deemed Belt fit to play, calling his left ankle sprain "very mild." However, Bochy wanted to let Belt heal for at least one more day before returning him to the lineup.
Jarrett Parker started in right field for Pence, while Buster Posey moved out from behind the plate to start at first base.
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