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2002 San Francisco Giants

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2001 / 2003

95-66, Finished 2nd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Dusty Baker (95-66)
GM: Brian Sabean, Scouting Dir: Dick Tidrow
Scored 783 runs, Allowed 616 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 98-63

Ballparks: Pacific Bell Park · Attendance: 3,253,203 (1st of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 95, Pitching - 94 · one-year: Batting - 93, Pitching - 91


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2001 / 2003 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 15, 2001

Jamie Arnold granted Free Agency.

Juan Melo granted Free Agency.

Julio Santana granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2001

Signed Juan Melo as a free agent.

November 5, 2001

Jason Schmidt granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2001

Jason Christiansen granted Free Agency.

Eric Davis granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2001

Andres Galarraga granted Free Agency.

Benito Santiago granted Free Agency.

November 8, 2001

Mark Gardner granted Free Agency.

November 16, 2001

Selected Ruben Rivera off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

November 28, 2001

Released Wayne Gomes.

Released Dante Powell.

December 3, 2001

Released Jalal Leach.

December 5, 2001

Signed Jason Christiansen as a free agent.

December 7, 2001

Signed Benito Santiago as a free agent.

December 13, 2001

Drafted Felix Escalona from the Houston Astros in the 2001 rule 5 draft.

Traded John Vander Wal to the New York Yankees. Received Jay Witasick.

December 16, 2001

Traded Shawn Estes to the New York Mets. Received Desi Relaford and Tsuyoshi Shinjo.

December 18, 2001

Signed Jason Schmidt as a free agent.

December 21, 2001

Brian Boehringer granted Free Agency.

Ruben Rivera granted Free Agency.

January 8, 2002

Signed Reggie Sanders as a free agent.

January 10, 2002

Signed Angel Pena as a free agent.

January 16, 2002

Signed Scott Servais as a free agent.

January 25, 2002

Traded Desi Relaford and cash to the Seattle Mariners. Received David Bell.

February 2, 2002

Signed Alejandro Freire as a free agent.

February 5, 2002

Signed Manny Aybar as a free agent.

February 6, 2002

Signed Osiris Matos as an amateur free agent.

March 4, 2002

Signed Carlos Villanueva as an amateur free agent.

March 27, 2002

Felix Escalona selected by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays off waivers.

March 28, 2002

Signed Troy Brohawn as a free agent.

March 29, 2002

Signed Brian Simmons as a free agent.

April 14, 2002 (Standings)

Released Scott Servais.

April 17, 2002 (Standings)

Signed Tom Goodwin as a free agent.

April 22, 2002 (Standings)

Sold Calvin Murray to the Texas Rangers.

May 16, 2002 (Standings)

Signed Dante Powell as a free agent.

May 27, 2002 (Standings)

Signed Jason Dickson as a free agent.

May 31, 2002 (Standings)

Released Jason Dickson.

June 4, 2002 (Standings)

Signed Kevin Jordan as a free agent.

Drafted Matt Cain in the 1st round (25th pick) of the 2002 amateur draft. Player signed June 26, 2002.

Drafted Fred Lewis in the 2nd round of the 2002 amateur draft. Player signed June 20, 2002.

Drafted Daniel Ortmeier in the 3rd round of the 2002 amateur draft. Player signed June 23, 2002.

Drafted Kevin Correia in the 4th round of the 2002 amateur draft. Player signed July 9, 2002.

Drafted Jesse English in the 6th round of the 2002 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2002.

Drafted Clay Hensley in the 8th round of the 2002 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2002.

Drafted Travis Ishikawa in the 21st round of the 2002 amateur draft. Player signed July 11, 2002.

Drafted Alex Hinshaw in the 29th round of the 2002 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Matt Palmer in the 31st round of the 2002 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 2002.

June 10, 2002 (Standings)

Selected Jason Pearson off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

June 25, 2002 (Standings)

Released Dante Powell.

July 1, 2002 (Standings)

Released Angel Pena.

July 5, 2002 (Standings)

Signed Osvaldo Fernandez as a free agent.

July 28, 2002 (Standings)

Traded Ryan Meaux (minors) and Felix Diaz to the Chicago White Sox. Received Kenny Lofton.

August 8, 2002 (Standings)

Selected Scott Eyre off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

September 4, 2002 (Standings)

Traded Jeff Verplancke (minors) to the Chicago Cubs. Received Bill Mueller and cash.

October 15, 2002 (Standings)

Troy Brohawn granted Free Agency.

Osvaldo Fernandez granted Free Agency.

Alejandro Freire granted Free Agency.

Joe Horgan granted Free Agency.

Kevin Jordan granted Free Agency.

Juan Melo granted Free Agency.

Jason Pearson granted Free Agency.

Guillermo Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Brian Simmons granted Free Agency.

October 23, 2002

Signed Guillermo Rodriguez as a free agent.

October 28, 2002

Bill Mueller granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2002

Jeff Kent granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2002

David Bell granted Free Agency.

Reggie Sanders granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2002

Kenny Lofton granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2002

Tom Goodwin granted Free Agency.

November 14, 2002

Signed Joe Horgan as a free agent.

November 15, 2002

Released Tsuyoshi Shinjo.

November 25, 2002

Selected Neifi Perez off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

November 27, 2002

Signed Brian Simmons as a free agent.

December 7, 2002

Signed Ray Durham as a free agent.

Signed Marquis Grissom as a free agent.

December 15, 2002

Signed Edgardo Alfonzo as a free agent.

December 16, 2002

Drafted Mike Cervenak from the New York Yankees in the 2002 rule 5 draft.

Signed Brian Dallimore as a free agent.

December 17, 2002

Traded Russ Ortiz to the Atlanta Braves. Received Damian Moss and Merkin Valdez.

December 21, 2002

Manny Aybar granted Free Agency.

Aaron Fultz granted Free Agency.

Ramon Martinez granted Free Agency.

Neifi Perez granted Free Agency.

Jay Witasick granted Free Agency.

December 26, 2002

Signed Kevin Pickford as a free agent.

December 28, 2002

Signed Brian Powell as a free agent.

December 31, 2002

Signed Neifi Perez as a free agent.

January 14, 2003

Signed Joe Vitiello as a free agent.

January 24, 2003

Signed Ruben Rivera as a free agent.

January 27, 2003

Signed Mike Johnson as a free agent.

January 28, 2003

Signed Jose Cruz as a free agent.

February 5, 2003

Signed Andres Galarraga as a free agent.

February 12, 2003

Signed Lorenzo Barcelo as a free agent.

March 12, 2003

Signed Alejandro Freire as a free agent.

March 14, 2003

Signed Alberto Castillo as a free agent.

March 18, 2003

Signed Clay Bellinger as a free agent.

March 24, 2003

Traded Edwards Guzman, Livan Hernandez and cash to the Montreal Expos. Received a player to be named later and Jim Brower. The Montreal Expos sent Matt Blank (April 30, 2003) to the San Francisco Giants to complete the trade.

March 25, 2003

Signed Manny Aybar as a free agent.

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2001 / 2003 Trades and Transactions