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1998 San Francisco Giants season

1998 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
  • San Francisco, California (since 1958)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Peter Magowan
    General manager(s) Brian Sabean
    Manager(s) Dusty Baker
    Local television KTVU
    (Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper, Lon Simmons, Ted Robinson, Jon Miller)
    Fox Sports Bay Area
    (Jon Miller, Duane Kuiper)
    Local radio KNBR
    (Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper, Lon Simmons, Ted Robinson, Jon Miller )
    SP Radio
    (Erwin Higueros,Rene De La Rosa, Amaury Pi-Gonzalez)
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    The 1998 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 116th season in Major League Baseball, their 41st season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 39th at 3Com Park at Candlestick Point. The team finished in second place in the National League West with an 89-74 record, 9½ games behind the San Diego Padres.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Opening Day starters

    • Rich Aurilia
    • Barry Bonds
    • Shawn Estes
    • Darryl Hamilton
    • Stan Javier
    • John Johnstone
    • Jeff Kent
    • Bill Mueller
    • J.T. Snow [6]

    Season standings

    NL West W L GB Pct.
    San Diego Padres 98 64 -- .605
    San Francisco Giants 89 74 9.5 .546
    Los Angeles Dodgers 83 79 15.0 .512
    Colorado Rockies 77 85 21.0 .475
    Arizona Diamondbacks 65 97 33.0 .401

    Notable transactions

    • April 6, 1998: Jalal Leach was released by the San Francisco Giants.[5]
    • May 11, 1998: Jalal Leach was signed as a Free Agent with the San Francisco Giants.[5]
    • June 2, 1998: Cody Ransom was drafted by the Giants in the 9th round of the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft. Player signed June 4, 1998.[7]
    • July 23, 1998: Joe Carter was traded by the Baltimore Orioles to the San Francisco Giants for Darin Blood (minors).[8]
    • September 14, 1998: Alex Diaz was released by the Giants.[4]

    Roster

    1998 San Francisco Giants
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Alex Diaz 34 62 8 .129 0 5

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Relief pitchers

    Player G W L SV ERA SO

    Award winners

    All-Star Game

    Farm system

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