The San Francisco Giants are just about set for opening day after their last round of roster cuts Wednesday afternoon. And just about every Giants fan can breathe a sigh of relief in knowing that Brandon Belt has made the opening day roster, as have relief pitchers Dan Otero and Clay Henlsey, outfielder Gregor Blanco, catcher Hector Sanchez, and utility man Brett Pill have all made the squad.
Belt and Pill are both on the team.— Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) April 4, 2012
So, right now, 12 pitchers including Otero, Cs Posey, Stewart, Sanchez. IFs Huff, Pill, Theriot, Burriss, Crawford, Sandoval. ....— Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) April 4, 2012
OFs Cabrera, Pagan, Schierholtz, Blanco.— Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) April 4, 2012
infielder Joaquin Arias and relief pitcher Steve Edelfsen did not make the squad, while catcher Eli Whiteside was reassigned to triple-A Fresno as well. As for catcher Chris Stewart, Schulman wonders if he could have been claimed off waivers or traded, as he is packing his bags to head elsewhere. His contract did not have a minor league option.
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