Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Friday, March 15, 2019

Farhan Zaidi believes Giants bullpen can be one of baseball’s best

SAN FRANCISCO—The belief throughout much of the offseason was that Farhan Zaidi would trade his best relievers in order to get pieces that could help the Giants win in future years. Recently, Zaidi put his own twist on that plan when asked if he could still swing deals centered around bullpen arms.

“It definitely is a position of depth for us,” he said. “We’ll kind of continue to listen because I think it’s a relative position of depth, but I think for us to be successful with the composition of this club, we’ll have to have one of the best bullpens in baseball.”

The Giants are not on anybody’s list of contenders, and they haven’t significantly upgraded a club that’s lost 187 games the past two seasons. But that also doesn’t mean they’re raising the white flag in March, especially not Bruce Bochy’s last one with the club, and Zaidi believes the bullpen can help keep this team in the race.

Ah, spring- when hope springs eternal….

 

QLE Posted: March 15, 2019 at 07:24 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: bullpens, farhan zaidi, giants

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Walt Davis Posted: March 15, 2019 at 04:44 PM (#5823082)
The way bullpens go I'd say there's a non-zero chance that Cal State -- Fullerton's bullpen might be baseball's best.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
dirk
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOMNICHATTER! for the Memorial 3-Day Weekend of May 25-27, 2019
(92 - 4:00am, May 26)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogFormer NFL players die at a faster rate than other professional athletes, study finds
(5 - 1:43am, May 26)
Last: puck

NewsblogOT - NBA thread (Playoffs through off-season)
(2373 - 1:17am, May 26)
Last: tshipman

NewsblogRajai Davis took a $243 Uber ride to Citi Field and then launched a pinch-hit homer
(22 - 12:17am, May 26)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(2351 - 12:06am, May 26)
Last: aberg

NewsblogMatt Kemp, New York Mets agree to minor-league contract
(1 - 11:41pm, May 25)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT - Catch-All Pop Culture Extravaganza (May 2019)
(858 - 10:52pm, May 25)
Last: Davo cant be eatin thirty hot dogs every day

NewsblogReports: Jays to call up Biggio on Friday
(25 - 8:30pm, May 25)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogReport: Atlanta expected to be awarded 2021 All-Star Game
(1 - 7:58pm, May 25)
Last: Meatwad

NewsblogBoswell: Dave Martinez is a good man. But he probably shouldn’t be managing the Nationals.
(32 - 7:00pm, May 25)
Last: akrasian

NewsblogIndians' struggles continue as painful collision leads to Rays' inside-the-park homer
(4 - 5:14pm, May 25)
Last: Cowboy Popup

NewsblogNetflix Unveils Lonely Island Musical Tribute to Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire
(5 - 3:08pm, May 25)
Last: Random Transaction Generator

NewsblogOT Soccer Thread, v.2019
(1821 - 2:30pm, May 25)
Last: Sean Forman

Hall of Merit2020 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
(186 - 2:09pm, May 25)
Last: Bleed the Freak

NewsblogGiants' Farhan Zaidi expresses thoughts on WAR, Buster Posey's value
(78 - 1:42pm, May 25)
Last: John Reynard

Page rendered in 0.2158 seconds
46 querie(s) executed