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Opening Day has finally arrived and this is the day that all San Francisco Giants fans have been waiting for!  Matt Cain will lead the Giants into Los Angeles against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers. Giants Opening Day Roster Pitchers Jeremy Affeldt Madison Bumgarner Matt Cain Santiago Casilla Chad Gaudin George Kontos Tim Lincecum Javier Lopez Jose Mijares Sergio Romo Ryan Vogelsong Barry Zito Catchers Buster Posey Guillermo Quiroz Hector Sanchez Infielders Joaquin Arias Brandon Belt Brandon Crawford Nick Noonan Pablo Sandoval Marco Scutaro Outfielders Gregor Blanco Angel Pagan Hunter Pence Andres Torres Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says the Giants have invited Brian Wilson, Aubrey Huff and Ryan Theriot to the ring ceremony (April 7 at AT&T Park). Huff will be attending, Theriot isn’t sure because of a prior commitment, and Wilson hasn’t let the team know if he will be attending or not. Wilson is also not hosting any workouts at this time. He’s waiting till he’...
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