As the San Francisco Giants enter 2020 in full rebuild mode, there are a number of roster spots up for grabs this spring. Which infielders will win a spot on the Opening Day roster?
It is no secret that the San Francisco Giants will be focused on the future during the upcoming season, rather than on competing for a playoff berth in 2020.
With the Los Angeles Dodgers swinging a blockbuster deal to acquire Mookie Betts and the Arizona Diamondbacks spending freely to upgrade their roster, fighting for a .500 record seems more likely for the Giants than competing for an NL West title.
The youth movement was already well under way last season when Farhan Zaidi began making moves to collect more infield talent, one of which was the deadline deal to acquire Mauricio Dubon from the Milwaukee Brewers.
He now appears destined for an everyday role in 2020, but there is very little flexibility outside of the second base position with aging veterans Buster Posey, Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford, and Evan Longoria all signed to long-term deal.
So knowing the direction of the franchise and personnel on the roster let’s take a shot at predicting what the Giants infield will look like on Opening Day.