Outfielders Haniger and Yastrzemski of the San Francisco Giants are on their way back from the disabled list.

The Giants may benefit from the return of two seasoned outfielders.

Mitch Haniger (fractured ulna, June 16) and Mike Yastrzemski (left hamstring strain) may play in the Giants' series with the Cincinnati Reds this week.

Yes, maybe. Potential return "Giants manager Gabe Kapler stated Sunday of Yastrzemski's return against the Reds. 

With no concerns, Yastrzemski ran the bases and took live at-bats against rehabilitating reliever pitcher John Brebbia on Friday and again before Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves.

Rookie outfielders Luis Matos, Heliot Ramos, and Wade Meckler all had strong at-bats lately, but the Giants will activate them because they need them for their postseason drive.

"I think it's more having them back when they're ready, and Yaz has been one of our best hitters against right-handed pitching, a reliable center fielder, baserunner, and teammate for several years," Kapler said. "A reliable, high-quality major leaguer.

Our biggest offseason signing was Mitch Haniger. Not far from a 40-homer season. Power is clearly beneficial right now.

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