SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Matt Cain was dressing at his locker when he heard the Scottsdale Stadium crowd let out a loud cheer. A clubhouse attendant descended the stairs from the dugout with the update: Jae-gyun Hwang had just hit his first home run. “How far did he flip his bat?” Cain said. Not far at all
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Bruce Bochy planned to give most of his pitchers one-inning stints during the first weekend of spring ball, but Matt Cain stretched it out to 40 pitches on Saturday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Jae-gyun Hwang spent his final season in Korea focusing on not flipping his bat. The excitement of his first home run in a Giants uniform nearly scuttled that plan. Hwang instead busted it nearly all the way to third on a ball that cleared the wall a few feet from the right-field