Johnny Cueto RUMORS & NEWS

  • Johnny Cueto likely to opt out, could be trade bait

    Yardbarker "San Francisco Giants starter Johnny Cueto is poised to hit the free agent market at season’s end. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, Cueto is expected to opt out of his contract after the season, forfeiting $84 million over four years. The expectation is that Cueto would easily eclipse..." June 02

  • Giants somewhat concerned about Johnny Cueto’s blister

    San Francisco Chronicle "Many times, when numbers look askew, there is a good reason besides performance. Take Johnny Cueto, who has a 4.86 ERA after beating the Dodgers on Monday night. Manager Bruce Bochy revealed that Cueto continues to be bothered by a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand, which..." May 04

  • Johnny Cueto wants to finish career in American League

    San Francisco Chronicle "Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto seems to have so much fun hitting and running the bases, you might think he would not want to play in the American League, which has the designated hitter. You would be wrong. In a surprising answer to that question, ahead of the Giants’ visit to Kansas City,..." April 16

  • Cueto: I was criticized in Dominican for missing WBC

    San Jose Mercury News "Closer Mark Melancon is leaving to join Team USA for the final round of the World Baseball Classic, while another pitcher in Giants camp is left to deal with disappointment and deflect the carping of critics. Johnny Cueto said he would have pitched Tuesday’s semifinal game for the Dominican..." March 20

  • Cueto says his 2017 opt-out clause isn't a distraction "Right-hander Johnny Cueto arrived in camp on Saturday, having tried to keep his priorities in order, from current concerns to the near future. Cueto reported nearly three weeks late after caring for his ailing father, but his tardiness means he will not pitch for the Dominican Republic in the..." March 05

  • Giants hope Cueto will make camp debut 'later this week' "Giants general manager Bobby Evans indicated Monday that the delay in obtaining a visa for Johnny Cueto's father could be resolved soon, meaning that the All-Star right-hander could report to Spring Training within a few days. "Later this week is our hope," Evans said. Arriving from the..." February 28

  • No timetable for when Cueto might report "A week has gone by since pitchers and catchers reported to Giants camp and there's still no sign of right-hander Johnny Cueto. Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Cueto is still at home in the Dominican Republic dealing with a personal issue involving his father, and there's still no timetable for..." February 20