The guaranteed spots in the bullpen, barring injury:
And the mostly guaranteed spots in the bullpen, considering he was a) quite good, and b) trusted enough to be on the World Series roster last year:
Which, with five starters, means there's one more spot if the Giants are going to get to a 12-man pitching staff. Ramon Ramirez would seem to have the upper hand. He already knows where the bathrooms are and everything. But he's on a minor-league deal, and I don't think there are any guarantees with him, considering he had something of a down year last season.
Battle for the last spot in the bullpen: Part I
McCovey Chronicles | Feb 13