In their first full year without Joe Panik, the Giants ended up just fine at second base. Donovan Solano gave them a surprise star at the position.
Up next in our series of San Francisco Giants reviews: right-handed pitcher Johnny Cueto. Season stats 12 games (12 starts), 63.1 innings, 61 hits, 26 walks, 3 hit by pitch, 9 home runs, 56 strikeouts, 1.374 WHIP 5.40 ERA, 4.64 FIP, 0.1 rWAR, 0.5 fWAR Status throughout the season Cueto began the year on the Opening Day roster, and was the starter on Opening Day. He stayed on the roster the entirety of the season.
The Boston Red Sox made a colossal mistake. It didn’t take a heroic performance in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday for Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts to prove the Red Sox were fools for parting with him, but it certainly didn’t help Boston’s case that Betts looked like the best player in the world against the Tampa Bay Rays.