Aaron Hill designated for assignment; Giants promote 3B Ryder Jones

The San Francisco Giants have designated veteran infielder Aaron Hill for assignment and promoted third-base prospect Ryder Jones from the minors.

The Giants announced the move Saturday before their game against the Mets.

Hill, 35, struggled in 34 games with the Giants this season, batting .132 with one home run. The former All-Star has 162 career homers in parts of 13 seasons with San Francisco, Boston, Milwaukee, Arizona and Toronto.

Jones, 23, was the Giants' second-round draft selection in 2013 and was batting .299 with 10 homers in 53 games this season at Triple-A Sacramento.