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Slater confident he'll be ready for Opening Day

by Brenton Kemp | Giants Correspondent | Tue, Mar 14th 7:16pm EDT

San Francisco Giants outfielder Austin Slater is "100 percent" confident he will be ready for Opening Day as he works his way back from right elbow neuritis. (

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Slater went 0-for-3 with a walk in his spring debut as the Giants' designated hitter on March 12. Giants skipper Gabe Kapler said Slater will need to complete a throwing progression before he returns to the outfield but it appears the 30-year-old is on track to begin the season. A platoon player, Slater hit seven homers with 12 steals and a .774 OPS across 325 plate appearances in the 2022 campaign.

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