After the Giants lost 98 games in 2017 and after both Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani rejected moves to San Francisco earlier this offseason, it was more than fair to say that Giants general manager Bobby Evans was left in a precarious spot.
Giants veteran starting pitcher Matt Cain pitched his final major league start Saturday, pitching five innings against the Padres and earning a no decision. Fans at AT&T Park and on Twitter celebrated Cain’s career.
Pinch-hitter Ty Kelly hits a grand slam, Rhys Hoskins hits a three-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies snap a six-game losing streak, beating the San Francisco Giants 12-9 Saturday night. Denard Span hits an inside-the-parker for his ninth homer of the season.