1998 San Francisco Giants Season
1998 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
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 Pct. GB Home Road
San Diego Padres 98 64 0.605 -- 54-27 44-37
San Francisco Giants 89 74 0.546 49-32 40-42
Los Angeles Dodgers 83 79 0.512 15 48-33 35-46
Colorado Rockies 77 85 0.475 21 42-39 35-46
Arizona Diamondbacks 65 97 0.401 33 34-47 31-50


Record vs. opponents

1998 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona -- 1-8 5-7 4-5 6-6 6-2 4-5 4-8 6-3 2-7 4-5 2-7 6-3 3-9 5-7 2-7 5-8
Atlanta 8-1 -- 3-6 7-2 5-3 7-5 4-5 8-1 7-2 6-6 9-3 8-4 7-2 5-4 7-2 6-3 9-7
Chicago 7-5 6-3 -- 6-5 7-2 7-2 4-7 4-5 6-6 7-2 4-5 3-6 8-3 5-4 7-3 4-7 5-8
Cincinnati 5-4 2-7 5-6 -- 4-5 9-0 3-8 5-4 6-5 8-1 3-6 4-5 5-7 1-11 2-7 8-3 7-6
Colorado 6-6 3-5 2-7 5-4 -- 6-3 6-5 6-6 4-7 7-2 3-6 5-4 5-4 5-7 7-5 3-6 4-8
Florida 2-6 5-7 2-7 0-9 3-6 -- 3-6 4-5 0-9 5-7 5-7 6-6 3-6 4-5 0-9 4-5 8-8
Houston 5-4 5-4 7-4 8-3 5-6 6-3 -- 3-6 9-2 7-2 5-4 7-2 9-2 5-4 6-3 5-7 10-4
Los Angeles 8-4 1-8 5-4 4-5 6-6 5-4 6-3 -- 5-4 5-4 3-5 5-4 7-5 5-7 6-6 4-5 8-5
Milwaukee 3-6 2-7 6-6 5-6 7-4 9-0 2-9 4-5 -- 6-3 1-8 4-5 6-5 3-6 5-4 3-8 8-6
Montreal 7-2 6-6 2-7 1-8 2-7 7-5 2-7 4-5 3-6 -- 8-4 5-7 2-7 4-4 3-6 3-6 6-10
New York 5-4 3-9 5-4 6-3 6-3 7-5 4-5 5-3 8-1 4-8 -- 8-4 4-5 4-5 4-5 6-3 9-7
Philadelphia 7-2 4-8 6-3 5-4 4-5 6-6 2-7 4-5 5-4 7-5 4-8 -- 8-1 1-8 2-6 3-6 7-9
Pittsburgh 3-6 2-7 3-8 7-5 4-5 6-3 2-9 5-7 5-6 7-2 5-4 1-8 -- 5-4 2-7 6-5 6-7
San Diego 9-3 4-5 4-5 11-1 7-5 5-4 4-5 7-5 6-3 4-4 5-4 8-1 4-5 -- 8-4 6-3 6-7
San Francisco 7-5 2-7 3-7 7-2 5-7 9-0 3-6 6-6 4-5 6-3 5-4 6-2 7-2 4-8 -- 7-5 8-5
St. Louis 7-2 3-6 7-4 3-8 6-3 5-4 7-5 5-4 8-3 6-3 3-6 6-3 5-6 3-6 5-7 -- 4-9


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

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

Level Team League Manager
AAA Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League Jim Davenport
AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Mike Hart
A Bakersfield Blaze California League Frank Reberger
A San Jose Giants California League Shane Turner
A-Short Season Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League Keith Comstock

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: San Jose, Salem-Keizer[9]

References

  1. ^ Charlie Hayes at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Brent Mayne at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Danny Darwin at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b Alex Diaz at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ a b c http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/leachja01.shtml
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1998&t=SFN
  7. ^ Cody Ransom at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/cartejo01.shtml
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External links


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