Reports: Conforto opts in, Manaea opts out, Giants keeping Cobb


A series of reports has indicated who will be coming and going from the Giants roster in what will be a pivotal offseason in San Francisco.

According to Jon Heyman of the New York Post and MLB Network, outfielder Michael Conforto has opted in on his contract with the Giants for the 2024 season. He will make $18M as part of the deal his signed last offseason. Conforto hit .239 with 15 homers and 58 RBI in 125 games in 2023.

Heyman also reported over the weekend that the Giants will pick up the 2024 contract option of pitcher Alex Cobb. Cobb was an all-star last season going 7-7 with a 3.87 ERA in 28 starts. The Giants have since confirmed they are in fact keeping Cobb around at the top of their rotation behind Logan Webb.

Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reported that Sean Manaea will be opting out of his 2024 contract with the Giants. Manaea underwhelmed as a bulk reliever during the first half of 2023 but came on in the second half finishing 7-6 with a 4.44 ERA while only allowing one HR over a three month stretch to end the season.

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