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2008 Arizona Giants (Rk)

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Parent Organization: San Francisco Giants
W-L Record: 36-20 .643
Rank: 2nd in Arizona League
Run Differential: 369-264 + 105
Manager(s): Dave Machemer
Ballpark: Scottsdale Stadium
Playoffs: League Champions
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Lou Colletti

#1 Draft Picks

Buster Posey (#5), Wendell Fairley (#29), Conor Gillaspie (#37)
Arizona League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2008 Arizona Giants season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Ehire AdrianzaSS6-1155B-R18UDFAMLBMinnesota TwinsMLB-Active
    -Scott BarnesP6-3175L-L20SFN: 2008-8-237MLB-Free Agent
    -Drew BowlinP6-3189R-R21SFN: 2007-23-704AAA-Free Agent
    54Jorge BucardoP6-1155R-R18Not draftedAAA-Free Agent
    51Raul BurgosP6-1210B-R20Not draftedA--
    -Jose CasillaP6-1180R-R19Not draftedAAA-Free Agent
    -Dan Cook2B6-3185B-R22SFN: 2008-15-447A--
    -Brandon CrawfordSS6-2200L-R21SFN: 2008-4-117MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLB-Active
    -Tayler CreswellOF6-1170R-R21SFN: 2005-22-672AAA--
    -Carlos De La RosaP6-2190L-L23Not draftedAAA--
    26Wendell FairleyRF-LF6-2196L-R20SFN: 2007-1-29AA-Free Agent
    -Justin FitzgeraldP6-5225R-R22SFN: 2008-11-327AAA-Free Agent
    15Rob Flanigan1B6-4230L-R20SFN: 2008-29-867RK--
    -Vladimir FriasSS-3B6-2170B-R21SFN: 2008-30-897AAA-Free Agent
    -Gregorio GeronimoP6-3195L-L21Not draftedRK--
    -Conor Gillaspie3B6-1195L-R20SFN: 2008-1-37MLB-Free Agent
    49Brandon GrabhamP6-5220R-R22SFN: 2007-41-1227A---
    61Javier HernandezOF6-3175R-R20Not draftedA---
    -Aaron Hornostaj2B6-1180L-R25SFN: 2001-34-1036AAA--
    -Jason JarvisP6-2190R-R20SFN: 2008-23-687A--
    63Andrew KerthP6-4210R-R23Not draftedRK--
    -Aaron KingOF6-4205L-L19SFN: 2008-7-207AAA-Free Agent
    -John KingP6-3180R-R22SFN: 2007-17-524RK--
    -Justin Leone3B6-1190R-R31SEA: 1999-13-395MLB--
    12Brooks LindsleySS6-0190R-R21SFN: 2008-18-537A---
    -Mitch LivelyP6-5230R-R22COL: 2007-16-492AAA-Free Agent
    1Josh LopezSS5-9165R-R19SFN: 2007-31-944RK--
    9Aaron LowensteinC6-1195R-R23SFN: 2008-44-1317AA--
    -Ryan MantleOF6-3210R-R21SFN: 2008-19-567AAA--
    -Kelvin MarteP5-9175L-L20UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    -Roberto MartinezP6-2170L-L22Not draftedRK--
    -Josh Mazzola1B6-2195R-R22Not draftedA+--
    32Jose MedinaP6-3165R-R21Not draftedA+--
    32Jose MedinaOF6-0180R-R21Not draftedA+--
    -Johnny MonellC-1B5-11205L-R22SFN: 2007-30-914MLB-Int
    5Jesus NavarroC6-1186R-R20Not draftedAAA-Free Agent
    -Kyle NicholsonP5-11205R-R22SFN: 2007-7-224A+--
    56Meroly NovaP6-6165L-L22Not draftedRK--
    -Steve PalazzoloP6-10260R-R26Not draftedAAA--
    66Geomar PatinoP6-3218R-R21Not draftedRK--
    -Nathan PendleyP6-4220L-L26SFN: 2004-19-580A+--
    -Buster PoseyC6-1205R-R21SFN: 2008-1-5MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLB-Active
    35Ryne PriceOF5-11190L-R22SFN: 2008-33-987A---
    -Carlos Quintana3B6-3180R-R21Not draftedA---
    47Mario RodriguezP6-2190L-L19Not draftedA-Free Agent
    -Jesse ShrinerC6-0195R-R23Not draftedAAA--
    -Eric SurkampP6-5220L-L20SFN: 2008-6-177MLB-Int
    -Cesar ValentinSS5-11155R-R19CHN: 2006-32-959RK--
    -Ryan VerdugoP6-0195L-L21SFN: 2008-9-267MLB-Free Agent
    -Trey WebbSS6-0170R-R26MON: 2003-5-147AA--
    -Joel WeeksC-SS5-9185B-R23Not draftedAASan Francisco GiantsMinors
    -Christopher WilsonP6-4190R-R21SFN: 2008-38-1137AA-Free Agent
    -Ben WoodburyOF5-10175R-R22Not draftedA--
    52Kyle WoodruffP6-6230R-R22SFN: 2008-27-807A+--
    21C.J. Ziegler1B6-4225R-R22SFN: 2008-16-477AAAMinnesota TwinsMinors

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