3 SF Giants postseason legends announced as coaches on Spring Breakout staff

3 SF Giants legends will be coaching the team's Spring Breakout squad.

NLCS - St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants - Game Five
NLCS - St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants - Game Five / Thearon W. Henderson/GettyImages
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The SF Giants have made a habit of keeping around familiar faces over the years. That will continue at the Spring Breakout game this season against the Oakland A's where Joe Panik, Ryan Vogelsong, and Travis Ishikawa will serve as coaches.

3 SF Giants postseason legends announced as coaches on Spring Breakout staff

For those unfamiliar, the Spring Breakout series is a series of games in which teams select a number of their prospects to compete against another team's prospects. It is a fun way to allow fans to see their team's prospects compete and become familiar with them before they may be on the big league club one day.

For those interested, you will actually be able to watch this year's Spring Breakout game right here on Around the Foghorn.

The Giants will feature many of their exciting young prospects like Bryce Eldridge, Hunter Bishop, Hayden Birdsong, Landen Roupp, and Rayner Arias. Nothing is guaranteed, but it is a possibility that we could see one, if not more, of those players in the big leagues within the next few years.

It is great to see the Giants keep former players such as Panik, Vogelsong, and Ishikawa in the organization and help coach future Giants players.

All three players have remained involved with the Giants organization even after their time with the Giants had come to an end. Vogelsong and Panik have served as roving instructors, whereas Ishikawa is returning for his third season as the hitting coach for the San Jose Giants.

Fans will always remember Panik's glove flip to Crawford in 2014, Vogelsong's clutch postseason pitching in 2012, and of course Ishikawa's unforgettable walk-off home run in the 2014 NLCS that sent the Giants to the World Series.

The Spring Breakout will be a great chance for Giants fans to see some of their favorites for the championship years while at the same time getting a preview of some players who may have a hand in winning a World Series for the Giants in the future.

The Spring Breakout series is a great way to highlight some of the more promising prospects in baseball. Baseball has typically done a poor job of promoting its younger players, so this feels like a small step in the right direction. Be sure to tune in right here on Around the Foghorn to stream the game.