The Giants will have some interesting roster decisions to make when Summer Camp wraps up in a few weeks.
Unlike a normal spring training when the team would break camp with a 25-man roster, manager Gabe Kapler will take an initial 30-man roster into the abbreviated 60-game 2020 MLB season.
Guys that might have missed the cut in March might make the expanded roster now.
For Giants broadcasters Mike Krukow and Duane Kuiper, there are a few bubble players they are hoping make the team. Some you've heard of, some are lesser known.
"I want to see some more of Joey Bart," Krukow told NBC Sports Bay Area's Kelli Johnson last week. "He was quite intriguing when we got to see him in spring training. He look like he's in the comfort zone and he's ready to make a contribution."
Bart, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft, is arguably the Giants' best prospect. During spring training in March, the 23-year-old catcher recorded seven hits in 16 at-bats and connected for two home runs.
While Bart is on the Giants' 60-man roster, he's expected to go train at the alternate site in Sacramento to begin the season. Right now, the team would rather have him get consistent work than sit behind Buster Posey at the big league level. Of course, everything could change if Posey decides to opt out of the season.
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Krukow also wants to see left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson, fwho aced the Giants seven times over the last four season.
"When we saw him two years ago, he was one of the best left-handers in the league," Krukow said. "And then he fell flat last year, completely fell out of grace in the eyes of the Rockies. He wasn't hurt. He was mechanically screwed up, I think he had a few little minor problems. But I think he's going to be ready to go once they reconvene and I think that's an intriguing matchup, him in that ballpark."
During the Rule 5 draft in December, the Giants used one of their picks to claim right-handed pitcher Dany Jimenez from the Toronto Blue Jays.
"[Jimenez] threw the ball really well," Kuiper said. "He's got to make the team, otherwise you give him back. And it looks like with this roster expanded now, I mean, why wouldn't he make the team?"
In seven innings pitched over six relief appearances for the Giants this spring, the 26-year-old posted a 2.57 ERA.
Kuiper mentioned one other Giants prospect, though this pitcher didn't make the 60-man Summer Camp roster.
"The other guy, he hasn't had a lot of years in the minor leagues, the Sean Hjelle kid, the kid that's 7-foot-3, something like that," Kuiper said. "I mean, he's so intriguing that you'd almost like to have him on the roster just so you could see what people would react to when you walked through the lobby of a hotel. It would be awesome. 'Well, there's the baseball team,' 'No, that's not a baseball team. Gotta be a basketball team, right?' So I want this kid on the team, and maybe he's got a chance to make it."
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Kuiper likely won't get to see Hjelle this season, but 6-foot-11 pitcher is expected to be a big part of the Giants' future.
Jimenez and Anderson likely will pitch for the Giants this season, and Bart could see time if an opportunity to get him consistent at-bats presents itself.