Giants Roster & Staff

Taira Uematsu #99

Taira Uematsu enters his 12th year as the Giants bullpen catcher and medical assistant. Uematsu originally joined the Giants' organization in 2006 as an intern bullpen catcher for triple-A Fresno and remained in Fresno for the 2007 season as the full-time bullpen catcher before being promoted to San Francisco. Uematsu is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a bachelor's of science in kinesiology, with a specialization in athletic training. Uematsu has been a certified athletic trainer since 2009.