Johnny Cueto has a new best friend... Sal!

- When you're Sal Castaneda, you just run into people.  Last night it was the Giants new star pitcher Johnny Cueto.

But the encounter took an interesting turn when the pair turned to Twitter.

On Wednesday night, Sal was out in San Francisco for a holiday get together when he just happened to run into Cueto at a restaurant.

The pitcher was in town to undergo a physical before officially signing his contract with the San Francisco Giants and being introduced to the media on Thursday.

Sal was able to chat up Johnny, "Because I speak fluent Spanish" he tweeted.

And then two took a picture together.  Sal tweeted it out with the message, "Hey man, thanks for the picture!"

But that's when the pitcher got in on the fun, tweeting back, "Officially a resident of the bay and friends with ."

Read more about Cueto's move to the Giants here. 

 

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