Giants' Bruce Bochy puts Mac Williamson 'back in the saddle'

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Giants' Bruce Bochy puts Mac Williamson 'back in the saddle'
Giants' Bruce Bochy puts Mac Williamson 'back in the saddle'

Giants manager Bruce Bochy doesn't give up on players easily or quickly. A five-strikeout day doesn't automatically necessitate a benching. Just like a multiple-home run day doesn't always guarantee a spot in the lineup the next day. Left fielder Mac Williamson struck out five times Thursday and was in Friday's lineup for the Giants-Diamondbacks opener. “You've got to stay behind these guys and give them their best chance to succeed,” Bochy said. “Sometimes sitting a guy after a rough day like that, now you're thinking about it more. Let's get right back on it, back in the saddle, so to speak, and let's go. “I mean, we're big boys here. We're going to have tough days. You've got to come out and

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