San Franciso Giants Sign Nine-Year Team Veteran; Set To Retire A Giant

The San Francisco Giants have signed 40-year-old relief pitcher, Sergio Romo, to a minor league contract as a fitting tribute to his storied career.

According to Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic, Romo has no intentions of making the team or pitching in a regular-season game this year.

Instead, he will be attending spring training and make a few tune-up appearances in exhibition games.

The highlight of this arrangement is the Bay Bridge exhibition finale against the Oakland Athletics in San Francisco on March 27, where Romo will pitch one last time before retiring.

This will give the three-time World Series champion, who spent nine of his 15 major-league seasons with the Giants, a well-deserved send-off from the team and its fans. 

Romo's return to the Giants is a fitting end to a successful career, as he will have the chance to say goodbye to the fans and the organization that he represented in 515 games.

The atmosphere at the exhibition finale is sure to be special and emotional, marking the end of an era for both Romo and the Giants. 

Over his 15-year career, Romo has compiled an impressive 3.21 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, with 789 strikeouts across 722.2 innings and 821 appearances, spread between eight different teams.
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