Giants’ Cueto could be asked to pitch in WBC title game

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March 19, 2017 - 12:43am
Giants’ Cueto could be asked to pitch in WBC title game The Giants are watching Saturday night’s World Baseball Classic game between the United States and the Dominican Republic with more than passing interest. Pitching coach Dave Righetti said that should the Dominicans beat the Americans to advance to the final round in Los Angeles, the Giants expect pitcher Johnny Cueto to be asked go, most likely to pitch in a potential championship game at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday. If the United States wins Saturday’s game to advance, Cueto will stay in Arizona and face the White Sox in a Cactus League game Monday. Closer Mark Melancon and starter Jeff Samaardzija also are on a list of pitchers who could be added to the roster for the final round.


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