Giants joke about Johnny Cueto‘s dreadlocks

Friday December 18th, 2015

There was some concern about Johnny Cueto‘s elbow as the star pitcher hit free agency this year, but the Giants assured their fans that the team’s new $130 million dollar man is fit to carry San Francisco to a World Series. Fox Sports reports general manager Bobby Evans did admit that the team was not as thorough in its inspection of Cueto‘s signature hairdo though.

"We did not MRI his hair."

Cueto signed a six-year deal with the 2014 World Series champs on Monday after the starter helped the Royals hoist the Commissioner’s Trophy in 2014.

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The 29-year-old also got some tips from Giants reliever Sergio Romo before the press conference announcing his signing, with the bearded bullpen member warning his new teammate that his dreadlocks would make it very easy for the team’s fans to spot him away from the field, according to Fox Sports.

– Brendan Maloy

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