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2008 San Francisco Giants (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-90 .444
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 640-759 -119
Roster Continuity 66.34% 15/30
Manager(s): Bruce Bochy
General Manager: Brian Sabean
Location: San Francisco, California
Ballpark: AT&T Park
Payroll: $ 76,594,500 17/30
Attendance: 2,863,837 11/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Buster Posey (#5) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Ron Wotus
Bullpen Coach: Mark Gardner
First Base Coach: Roberto Kelly
Hitting Coach: Carney Lansford
Pitching Coach: Dave Righetti
Third Base Coach: Tim Flannery

#1 Draft Picks

Barry Zito (#9), Tim Lincecum (#10), Brad Hennessey (#21), Matt Cain (#25), Emmanuel Burriss (#33), Aaron Rowand (#35), Conor Gillaspie (#37)
National League West 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 San Francisco Giants season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    50Eliezer Alfonzo1B6-0170R-R292006UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    35Rich AuriliaSS6-1185R-R361995TEX: 1992-24-678MLB--
    29Brian BocockSS-2B5-11185R-R232008SFN: 2006-9-266MLB-Free Agent
    70,21John BowkerLF6-2190L-L242008SFN: 2004-3-100MLB-Free Agent
    7Emmanuel BurrissSS6-0170B-R232008SFN: 2006-1-33MLB-Free Agent
    18Matt CainP6-3180R-R232005SFN: 2002-1-25MLB-Free Agent
    12Jose Castillo2B6-1198R-R272004Not draftedMLB--
    39Vinnie ChulkP6-2185R-R292003TOR: 2000-12-358MLB-Free Agent
    32Kevin CorreiaP6-3180R-R272003SFN: 2002-4-127MLB-Free Agent
    28Rajai DavisLF-RF5-11170R-R272006PIT: 2001-38-1134MLB-Free Agent
    28Travis Denker1B-2B5-11190R-R222008LAN: 2003-21-631MLB-Free Agent
    5Ray Durham2B5-8180B-R361995CHA: 1990-5-132MLB--
    43Geno EspineliP6-4195L-L252008SFN: 2004-14-430MLB--
    19Kevin Frandsen1B6-0175R-R262006SFN: 2004-12-370MLB-Free Agent
    50Conor Gillaspie3B6-1195L-R202008SFN: 2008-1-37MLB-Free Agent
    41Brad HennesseyP6-2185R-R282004SFN: 2001-1-21MLB--
    52Alex HinshawP6-3170L-L252008SFN: 2005-15-462MLB-Free Agent
    20Steve HolmC6-0195R-R282008SFN: 2001-17-526MLB-Free Agent
    49Brian HorwitzOF6-2180R-R252008OAK: 2003-26-782MLB--
    5Travis Ishikawa1B6-3190L-L242006SFN: 2002-21-637MLB-Free Agent
    14Fred LewisLF6-2190L-R272006SFN: 2002-2-66MLB-Int
    55Tim LincecumP5-11170L-R242007SFN: 2006-1-10MLB-Free Agent
    56Osiris MatosP6-1180R-R232008UDFAMLB--
    29Scott McClain1B-3B6-4210R-R361998BAL: 1990-22-604MLB--
    16Pat MischP6-2170R-L262006SFN: 2003-7-213MLB-Int
    1Bengie MolinaC5-11207R-R331998Not draftedMLB--
    23Ivan OchoaSS5-10140R-R252008Not draftedMLB--
    40Daniel OrtmeierOF6-4225R-L272005SFN: 2002-3-97MLB--
    32Matt PalmerP6-2205R-R292008SFN: 2002-31-937MLB-Free Agent
    10Dave RobertsCF-LF5-10175L-L361999DET: 1994-28-781MLB--
    57Ryan Rohlinger3B6-1180R-R242008SFN: 2006-6-176MLB-Free Agent
    54Sergio RomoP6-0185R-R252008SFN: 2005-28-852MLB-Free Agent
    33Aaron RowandCF-LF6-1200R-R302001CHA: 1998-1-35MLB--
    34Billy SadlerP6-0190R-R262006SFN: 2003-6-183MLB--
    53Jonathan SanchezP6-2165L-L252006SFN: 2004-27-820MLB-Free Agent
    48Pablo Sandoval3B5-11180B-R212008UDFAMLBSan Francisco GiantsMLB-Active
    12Nate SchierholtzRF6-2215L-R242007SFN: 2003-2-63MLB-Restricted List
    37Jack TaschnerP6-3190L-L302005SFN: 1999-2-75MLB--
    48Erick ThreetsP6-5220L-L262007SFN: 2000-7-211MLBArizona DiamondbacksMinors
    49Clay TimpnerLF6-2197L-L252008SFN: 2004-4-130MLB--
    47Merkin ValdezP6-3170R-R262004UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    8Eugenio Velez2B-OF6-1163B-R262007UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    13Omar Vizquel2B-3B5-9175B-R411989UDFAMLB-Retired
    45Tyler WalkerP6-3237R-R322002NYN: 1997-2-58MLB--
    38Brian WilsonP6-1205R-R262006SFN: 2003-24-723MLB-Free Agent
    2Randy WinnCF-LF6-2175B-R341998FLO: 1995-3-65MLB--
    22Keiichi YabuP6-2200R-R392005Not draftedMLB--
    75Barry ZitoP6-4205L-L302000OAK: 1999-1-9MLB-Retired

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