Injury Update On San Francisco Giants Starting Pitcher

He underwent surgery on his injured right ankle last July, knocking him out for the rest of the season.

The San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations, Farhan Zaidi, announced that starting pitcher, Anthony DeSclafani, is expected to be ready for the start of spring training. After undergoing surgery on his injured right ankle last July, DeSclafani has reportedly made good progress in his rehabilitation and strength and conditioning over the winter months.

At the age of 32, DeSclafani made only 5 starts for the Giants last season, recording a 6.63 ERA and 2.00 WHIP, along with 17 strikeouts over 19 innings. This was a noticeable drop from his 2021 stats, which saw him register a 3.17 ERA with 152 strikeouts across 167.2 innings and 31 starts.

If DeSclafani is able to maintain his health, he is expected to secure a spot in the Giants' Opening Day rotation, although the team already boasts several talented starters including Logan Webb, Sean Manaea, Alex Cobb, Ross Stripling and Alex Wood.

The Giants signed DeSclafani to a three-year, $36 million contract in November 2021.

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