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2008 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  San Francisco,CA
Team Record:  72-90   .444
Result:   4th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bruce Bochy
General Manager:   Brian Sabean
Stadium:  AT&T Park
Attendance:  2,863,837
Payroll:  $76,594,500
Playoffs: Season in progress

San Francisco Giants affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Omar Vizquel (41)
Youngest Player:  Conor Gillaspie (20)
Longest Tenure:  Ray Durham, Kevin Correia (6)
Top Hitter:  Randy Winn (21)
Top Pitcher:  Tim Lincecum (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Buster Posey (#5)

Roster Continuity:  66.34%
Top Prospect:   Angel Villalona
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers8478.519--
Arizona8280.5062.0
Colorado7488.45710.0
SF Giants7290.44412.0
San Diego6399.38921.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Rich AuriliaSan Francisco Giants200720082$ 8,000,000$ 4.00m
Brian BocockSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
John BowkerSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Emmanuel BurrissSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Matt CainSan Francisco Giants200720104$ 9,000,000$ 2.25m$1m signing bonus, Club option for 2011
Jose CastilloFlorida Marlins200820081$ 650,000 
Vinnie ChulkSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 837,500 Avoided arbitration
Kevin CorreiaSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 1,075,000 Avoided arbitration. Asked: $1.3m, offered: $0.85m
Rajai DavisSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 392,500 
Travis DenkerSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Ray DurhamSan Francisco Giants200720082$ 14,500,000$ 7.25m
Geno EspineliSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Kevin FrandsenSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 397,500 
Conor GillaspieSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Brad HennesseySan Francisco Giants200820081$ 1,600,000 Avoided arbitration
Alex HinshawSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Steve HolmSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 
Brian HorwitzSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 
Travis IshikawaSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 
Fred LewisSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 392,000 
Tim LincecumSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 405,000 
Scott McClainSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Pat MischSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 
Bengie MolinaSan Francisco Giants200720093$ 16,000,000$ 5.33m
Ivan OchoaBoston Red Sox200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Matt PalmerSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Dave RobertsSan Francisco Giants200720093$ 18,000,000$ 6.00mReleased in March 2009
Ryan RohlingerSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Sergio RomoSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Aaron RowandSan Francisco Giants200820125$ 60,000,000$ 12.00m$8m signing bonus
Billy SadlerSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 
Jonathan SanchezSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 395,000 
Pablo SandovalSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jack TaschnerSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 400,500 
Clay TimpnerSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Merkin ValdezSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 
Eugenio VelezSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 
Omar VizquelSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 5,300,000 Club option for 2009 (Declined)
Tyler WalkerSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 750,000 
Brian WilsonSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 392,500 
Randy WinnSan Francisco Giants200720093$ 23,250,000$ 7.75m$3m signing bonus
Keiichi YabuSan Francisco Giants200820081$ 390,000 Minor league contract
Barry ZitoSan Francisco Giants200720137$ 126,000,000$ 18.00mClub option for 2014 ($18m)



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