SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning Tuesday and Brandon Belt followed with a solo shot in the sixth. Asked later if he could remember the last -- and only -- time both Brandons went deep on the same day, Belt smiled and looked up at ceiling.

"I should know this," he said.

The answer is Sept. 18, 2011, a game early in the big league careers of both players. It was a 12-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field, and Belt and Crawford likely didn't get much clubhouse attention after the win. Pablo Sandoval homered twice and Mike Fontenot had a rare display of power. Even Matt Cain hit a homer that day.

"Oh man, nothing like that," Belt said, laughing. "You hit a bomb and then the pitcher does it, too. So you're nothing special."

If the first month of spring training is any indication, Belt might be done with the "nothing special" talk for a while. The Giants had high hopes for Belt as he entered his first spring training with a chokehold on the first base job, and Belt has done nothing to disappoint.

Belt is 12 for 25 in eight games with a team-leading three home runs. He leads the Giants with seven runs and is tied with Brett Pill in RBIs (six).

"Belt's been right on since spring training started," manager Bruce Bochy said. "He's thrown out good at-bat after good at-bat."


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Tuesday's third at-bat was one of Belt's most impressive of the spring. Often benched against left-handers last season, Belt took Indians southpaw David Huff deep to right.

Afterward, Belt said this is the best he has felt in his time as a big leaguer.

"Everything is coming together," he said. "This is the most comfortable and confident I've felt in a couple of years. I'm getting a lot of confidence and I'm finding the right combination of mechanics."

Belt said he will keep making adjustments as needed, and his two seasons in the big leagues have taught him that they're always needed. But as the Giants headed for Wednesday's off day, Belt knew that his spring couldn't have gotten off to a better start.

"I'm seeing the ball really well right now," he said. "Everything feels good."

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