San Francisco Giants’ Ryder Jones hits a double during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MILWAUKEE–Ryder Jones earned a start at first base Sunday in part because he hit a pinch-hit home run Saturday, and also because the Giants wanted to give Brandon Belt an additional day to rest a sore knee.

In the fifth inning, Jones suffered his own knee injury, as his left knee buckled after he swung at an offering from Brewers starter Zach Davies.

After the game, manager Bruce Bochy announced that Jones will undergo an MRI Monday, but the initial diagnosis is a dislocated knee which will end Jones’ season.

Jones immediately went to the ground after completing his swing and clutched his knee before trainer Dave Groeschner and Bochy came out to check on the corner infielder.

He exited the field with assistance from Groeschner and was replaced by Belt, who pinch hit on Saturday but has battled lingering knee soreness since he returned from the disabled list in August. Belt initially hyperextended his right knee running the bases July 25 in Seattle.

Jones was 0-for-1 with a strikeout before leaving the game. Belt finished out the plate appearance and drew a walk.

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