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2004 San Francisco Giants

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2003 / 2005

91-71, Finished 2nd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Felipe Alou (91-71)
GM: Brian Sabean, Farm Dir: Dick Tidrow, Scouting Dir: Matt Nerland
Scored 850 runs, Allowed 770 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-74

Ballparks: SBC Park · Attendance: 3,256,854 (2nd of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 103

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2003 / 2005 Trades and Transactions

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

October 1, 2003

Manny Aybar granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2003

Clay Bellinger granted Free Agency.

Alberto Castillo granted Free Agency.

Brian Dallimore granted Free Agency.

Alejandro Freire granted Free Agency.

Joe Horgan granted Free Agency.

Kevin Pickford granted Free Agency.

Guillermo Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Rob Ryan granted Free Agency.

Francisco Santos granted Free Agency.

October 22, 2003

Jose Cruz granted Free Agency.

October 26, 2003

Jeffrey Hammonds granted Free Agency.

Sidney Ponson granted Free Agency.

Benito Santiago granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2003

Rich Aurilia granted Free Agency.

Andres Galarraga granted Free Agency.

J.T. Snow granted Free Agency.

Tim Worrell granted Free Agency.

Eric Young granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2003

Marvin Benard granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2003

Dustin Hermanson granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2003

Signed Waldis Joaquin as an amateur free agent.

November 5, 2003

Signed Brian Dallimore as a free agent.

November 6, 2003

Signed Alberto Castillo as a free agent.

November 14, 2003

Traded Boof Bonser, Francisco Liriano and Joe Nathan to the Minnesota Twins. Received A.J. Pierzynski and cash.

November 16, 2003

Signed Adam Pettyjohn as a free agent.

November 21, 2003

Signed Brian Cooper as a free agent.

November 24, 2003

Signed Nathan Haynes as a free agent.

November 25, 2003

Signed Tyler Walker as a free agent.

November 26, 2003

Signed Kevin Pickford as a free agent.

December 2, 2003

Signed Dustin Hermanson as a free agent.

December 3, 2003

Signed Chris Gissell as a free agent.

Signed Jeffrey Hammonds as a free agent.

December 7, 2003

Signed J.T. Snow as a free agent.

Signed Michael Tucker as a free agent.

December 8, 2003

Signed Francisco Santos as a free agent.

December 15, 2003

Traded a player to be named later to the Minnesota Twins. Received Dustan Mohr. The San Francisco Giants sent J.T. Thomas (minors) (December 17, 2003) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.

December 22, 2003

Signed Lee Gardner as a free agent.

January 12, 2004

Signed Brett Tomko as a free agent.

January 21, 2004

Signed David Doster as a free agent.

February 6, 2004

Signed Damon Minor as a free agent.

February 10, 2004

Signed Shairon Martis as an amateur free agent.

March 17, 2004

Released Alberto Castillo.

March 30, 2004

Signed Dave Veres as a free agent.

Traded Glenn Woolard (minors) and Carlos Villanueva to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Leo Estrella and Wayne Franklin.

March 31, 2004

Signed Deivi Cruz as a free agent.

Selected Kevin Walker off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

April 2, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Jason Jacome as a free agent.

April 7, 2004 (Standings)

Released Chris Gissell.

April 23, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Henry Sosa as an amateur free agent.

May 18, 2004 (Standings)

Brian Cooper granted Free Agency.

June 7, 2004 (Standings)

Drafted John Bowker in the 3rd round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed July 19, 2004.

Drafted Clay Timpner in the 4th round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2004.

Drafted Kevin Frandsen in the 12th round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2004.

Drafted Geno Espineli in the 14th round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2004.

Drafted Jonathan Sanchez in the 27th round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2004.

Drafted Tyson Brummett in the 38th round of the 2004 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 8, 2004 (Standings)

Released Jeffrey Hammonds.

June 16, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Brian Horwitz as an amateur free agent.

July 1, 2004 (Standings)

Released Dave Veres.

July 16, 2004 (Standings)

Sold Adam Pettyjohn to the Oakland Athletics.

July 30, 2004 (Standings)

Traded Felix Rodriguez to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Ricky Ledee and Alfredo Simon.

August 17, 2004 (Standings)

Released Neifi Perez.

September 2, 2004 (Standings)

Traded Josh Habel (minors) to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Dave Burba.

October 4, 2004 (Standings)

Ryan Jensen granted Free Agency.

Damon Minor granted Free Agency.

Kevin Walker granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2004 (Standings)

Leo Estrella granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2004 (Standings)

Doug Clark granted Free Agency.

David Doster granted Free Agency.

Lee Gardner granted Free Agency.

Jason Jacome granted Free Agency.

Kevin Pickford granted Free Agency.

Francisco Santos granted Free Agency.

Chad Zerbe granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2004

Ricky Ledee granted Free Agency.

Robb Nen granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2004

Dave Burba granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2004

Dustin Hermanson granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2004

Signed Guillermo Rodriguez as a free agent.

November 4, 2004

Jason Christiansen granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2004

Signed Jeremy Fikac as a free agent.

Signed Donaldo Mendez as a free agent.

Signed Brandon Villafuerte as a free agent.

November 10, 2004

Signed Doug Clark as a free agent.

November 11, 2004

Signed Armando Almanza as a free agent.

November 15, 2004

Signed Brian Cooper as a free agent.

November 16, 2004

Signed Omar Vizquel as a free agent.

November 18, 2004

Signed Yamid Haad as a free agent.

November 19, 2004

Signed Matt Kinney as a free agent.

Signed Kevin Pickford as a free agent.

December 2, 2004

Signed Armando Benitez as a free agent.

December 13, 2004

Signed Julio Ramirez as a free agent.

December 15, 2004

Signed Jeff Fassero as a free agent.

Signed Mike Matheny as a free agent.

Signed Brandon Puffer as a free agent.

December 16, 2004

Signed Eliezer Alfonzo as a free agent.

Released A.J. Pierzynski.

December 19, 2004

Signed Jason Christiansen as a free agent.

December 21, 2004

Dustan Mohr granted Free Agency.

Cody Ransom granted Free Agency.

Wayne Franklin granted Free Agency.

Signed Wayne Franklin as a free agent.

January 5, 2005

Signed Moises Alou as a free agent.

February 2, 2005

Signed Al Levine as a free agent.

March 27, 2005

Received Mickey Lopez from the Seattle Mariners as part of a conditional deal.

March 30, 2005

Released Wayne Franklin.

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2003 / 2005 Trades and Transactions