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San Francisco Giants reportedly let go of 8 professional scouts as historic era nears end

Among them was Brian Johnson, who worked for the team for a decade and was “instrumental” in scouting the Detroit Tigers ahead of San Francisco’s 2012 World Series sweep, according to the Chronicle; Johnson said in 2013 he went to 240 Tigers games in the three years prior. He also had an eight-year career in the majors as a catcher for six different teams, and hit the Giants’ famous 1997 September walk-off homer against the Dodgers. The other scouts released are Steve Balboni, Darren Wittcke, Matt Nerland, Tim Rock, Glenn Tufts, Bob Mariano and Andy Skeels, the Chronicle reported.

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