Strickland Out On Diaper Duty

Just call me the voice of the San Francisco pitchers. Just days after the 2017 season started, Hunter Strickland has been placed on paternity leave by the Giants. His wife Shelley is expecting their first child, a girl. The Strickland family talked about the difficulties they faced in conceiving a child, and went through several rounds of failed IVF attempts.

hunter_strickland_on_june_3_2015

Because Strickland’s spot in the bullpen needs to be filled, the Giants are bringing up LHP Steven Okert from Sacramento. Okert was big this last spring, but he had options and Neil Ramirez did not, hence why Okert started in Sacramento. For now, Okert is the second LHP in the Giants’ bullpen.

In the meantime, congratulations to Hunter and Shelley!

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Giants, MLB and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s