3 SF Giants players will enter camp with no minor league options remaining

There are three SF Giants on the 40-man roster that currently have no minor league options remaining.

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The SF Giants seem fairly set with their roster right now. And, there might not be many players who need to make the club out camp as they currently have three players on their roster with no minor league options remaining: LaMonte Wade Jr., Thairo Estrada, and Joey Bart.

3 SF Giants players will enter camp with no minor league options remaining

1. 1B LaMonte Wade Jr.

LaMonte Wade Jr. burst onto the scene for the Giants in 2021. His clutch hitting and solid defense made him one of the breakout stars on that miraculous, 107-win season. Wade was the poster child for the Farhan Zaidi approach to roster building in that the Giants acquired him in a minor trade, and he wound up being a diamond in the rough.

In 2022, Wade came back down to Earth partly due to injury but also due to struggles at the plate. He slashed .207/.305/.359 with 8 home runs and 26 RBI in 77 games.

2023 saw Wade bounce back at the plate as he slashed .256/.373/.417 with 17 home runs and 45 RBI in 135 games. He also did a solid job playing at first base, filling in after Brandon Belt left in free agency.

His spot on the roster is secure and the fact that he has no options does not impact his standing heading into spring training. He just happens to be one of the few who is out of options. Barring any unforeseen moves, he figures to be the starting first baseman against right-handed pitching.