There is now less than a month until San Francisco Giants pitchers and catchers report to Scottsdale for the start of spring training. Therefore, it is time to begin thinking about what will transpire before the team breaks camp for San Francisco.
As is the situation with many teams, most of the everyday player position spots and rotation have already been decided. In the cases of those few open bench spots, especially with this year’s Giants team, there is bound to be intrigue and competition. Not only this, but there is still work to be accomplished off the field.
After failing to make the playoffs in the year following their World Series title, any honeymoon period for the Giants’ front office and team is long over. This spring they must identify players that not only have strong chemistry, but have the talent to help the team win on a consistent basis.
What is going to transpire before Opening Day 2012? Here are five moves that will be made: