After missing the first three months of the season with back problems, Scutaro made a brief return in July. He hit .091 (1-for-11) in five games before the back problems forced him to return to the disabled list.
The emergence of rookie Joe Panik (.400 average, one home run, eight RBIs in August) has converted the position into one of strength for the Giants.
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