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Bruce Bochy to serve as special advisor to Giants

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Manager Bruce Bochy will serve as a special advisor to the Giants, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. Bochy retired as a manager at the end of last season. The Giants set the new role for him upon his retirement, but the organization hadn’t announced it until Thursday.

Bochy has already met with members of the front office and coaching staff, and was involved in hiring the new manager, which turned out to be Gabe Kapler. Bochy is expected to be with the Giants during spring training as well.

Along with his new responsibilities with the Giants, Bochy will manage the French national baseball team as the nation attempts to qualify for the World Baseball Classic in 2021.

Jim Edmonds being tested for coronavirus

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Longtime Angels and Cardinals outfielder Jim Edmonds shared on his Instagram story that he is being tested for coronavirus.

The four-time All-Star, who now works as a broadcaster for Fox Sports Midwest, has not posted an update on the results of his test.

If you want to learn more about COVID-19 or think you might need to be tested, give the CDC’s site about the virus a read. Informing yourself is the most important step. Washing your hands and staying home, if possible, is the best way to protect yourself.

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