Spring training begins today and the San Francisco Giants are looking strong with almost every spot on the 25-man roster already solidified. Even though it is not an even year the Giants are on of the favorites to win the World Series. Here are the main stories going into spring training.
World Baseball Classic
How will three Giants participating in the World Baseball Classic affect the team and will it change how often Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford are rested in the middle of the season. Read about it here.
The Giants have one major question mark coming into the season and did very little over the off-season to address it. They are hoping the answer is in their minor leagues. Read about it here.
Don’t worry that Johnny Cueto will not be at the start of spring training as his father has health issues. The question is how this will affect Cueto’s preparation as he will miss parts of spring training.
Johnny Cueto won't report today. He's staying a couple extra days in the Dominican because his father is dealing with some health issues.
— Andrew Baggarly (@extrabaggs) February 13, 2017
In honor of Valentine’s Day the Giants posted a tweet about all four players who got married during the off-season:Hunter Pence, Derek Law, Joe Panik, and Denard Span.
— SFGiants (@SFGiants) February 14, 2017
Matt Cain was the ace when he signed his current contract and is now competing for the fifth starter. This is Cain’s final year of his contract and he will need to show great improvement if he want to stay with San Francisco past this year.
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