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2008 San Francisco Giants

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2007 / 2009

72-90, Finished 4th in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bruce Bochy (72-90)
GM: Brian Sabean, Scouting Dir: John Barr
Scored 640 runs, Allowed 759 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-94

Ballparks: AT&T Park · Attendance: 2,863,837 (7th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 103

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2007 / 2009 Trades and Transactions

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

October 15, 2007

Luis Figueroa granted Free Agency.

October 16, 2007

Scott McClain granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2007

William Bergolla granted Free Agency.

Barry Bonds granted Free Agency.

Tomas de la Rosa granted Free Agency.

Pedro Feliz granted Free Agency.

Jesse Foppert granted Free Agency.

Dan Giese granted Free Agency.

Steve Holm granted Free Agency.

Sun-Woo Kim granted Free Agency.

Matt Kinney granted Free Agency.

Justin Knoedler granted Free Agency.

Justin Leone granted Free Agency.

Lance Niekro granted Free Agency.

Ivan Ochoa granted Free Agency.

Ricardo Rincon granted Free Agency.

Randy Ruiz granted Free Agency.

Jason Waddell granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2007

Russ Ortiz granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2007

Omar Vizquel granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2007

Ryan Klesko granted Free Agency.

Signed Scott McClain as a free agent.

November 7, 2007

Signed Omar Vizquel as a free agent.

November 28, 2007

Scott Atchison granted Free Agency.

December 5, 2007

Signed Justin Leone as a free agent.

December 6, 2007

Travis Blackley drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2007 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Jose Capellan from the Colorado Rockies in the 2007 rule 5 draft.

December 10, 2007

Signed Keiichi Yabu as a free agent.

December 12, 2007

Scott Munter granted Free Agency.

Signed Aaron Rowand as a free agent.

Signed Jason Waddell as a free agent.

December 17, 2007

Signed Steve Holm as a free agent.

December 26, 2007

Signed Ivan Ochoa as a free agent.

December 28, 2007

Signed Bartolome Fortunato as a free agent.

January 2, 2008

Signed Victor Santos as a free agent.

January 14, 2008

Signed Jesse Foppert as a free agent.

January 29, 2008

Signed Kevin Gryboski as a free agent.

February 8, 2008

Signed Julio Mateo as a free agent.

February 11, 2008

Signed Scott Williamson as a free agent.

February 20, 2008

Signed Nate Bump as a free agent.

Signed Josh Labandeira as a free agent.

March 5, 2008

Released Scott Williamson.

March 12, 2008

Jose Capellan selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

March 22, 2008

Selected Jose Castillo off waivers from the Florida Marlins.

March 27, 2008

Released Josh Labandeira.

April 5, 2008 (Standings)

Released Steve Kline.

April 9, 2008 (Standings)

Signed Josh Sharpless as a free agent.

April 23, 2008 (Standings)

Rajai Davis selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

May 5, 2008 (Standings)

Signed Eli Whiteside as a free agent.

June 1, 2008 (Standings)

Signed Scott Munter as a free agent.

June 5, 2008 (Standings)

Drafted Buster Posey in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed August 15, 2008.

Drafted Conor Gillaspie in the 1st round (37th pick) of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed August 6, 2008.

Drafted Roger Kieschnick in the 3rd round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed August 13, 2008.

Drafted Brandon Crawford in the 4th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed August 14, 2008.

Drafted Eric Surkamp in the 6th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed June 25, 2008.

Drafted Scott Barnes in the 8th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed June 24, 2008.

Drafted Ryan Verdugo in the 9th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed July 23, 2008.

Drafted Juan Perez in the 13th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed August 11, 2008.

June 15, 2008 (Standings)

Released Bartolome Fortunato.

July 9, 2008 (Standings)

Released Randy Messenger.

July 20, 2008 (Standings)

Traded Ray Durham to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Steve Hammond (minors) and Darren Ford.

August 3, 2008 (Standings)

Signed Roberto Novoa as a free agent.

August 20, 2008 (Standings)

Jose Castillo selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

September 1, 2008 (Standings)

Released Guillermo Rodriguez.

September 24, 2008 (Standings)

Signed J.T. Snow as a free agent.

September 29, 2008 (Standings)

Vinnie Chulk granted Free Agency.

October 8, 2008 (Standings)

Brad Hennessey granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2008 (Standings)

Travis Denker selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

Scott McClain granted Free Agency.

October 14, 2008 (Standings)

Kevin Correia granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2008 (Standings)

Ivan Ochoa granted Free Agency.

Tyler Walker granted Free Agency.

October 22, 2008

Signed Scott McClain as a free agent.

October 31, 2008

Rich Aurilia granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2008

Eliezer Alfonzo granted Free Agency.

Nate Bump granted Free Agency.

Jesse English granted Free Agency.

Jesse Foppert granted Free Agency.

Kevin Gryboski granted Free Agency.

Justin Leone granted Free Agency.

Julio Mateo granted Free Agency.

Scott Munter granted Free Agency.

Roberto Novoa granted Free Agency.

Daniel Ortmeier granted Free Agency.

Matt Palmer granted Free Agency.

Victor Santos granted Free Agency.

Josh Sharpless granted Free Agency.

Erick Threets granted Free Agency.

Omar Vizquel granted Free Agency.

Jason Waddell granted Free Agency.

Eli Whiteside granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2008

Signed Justin Miller as a free agent.

Signed Josh Phelps as a free agent.

November 14, 2008

Signed Jesse English as a free agent.

November 17, 2008

Signed Jeremy Affeldt as a free agent.

November 18, 2008

Signed Jesus Guzman as a free agent.

November 21, 2008

Signed Eli Whiteside as a free agent.

December 3, 2008

Signed Bob Howry as a free agent.

December 4, 2008

Signed Edgar Renteria as a free agent.

December 11, 2008

Drafted Luis Perdomo from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2008 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2008

Signed Francis Beltran as a free agent.

December 18, 2008

Signed Jesse Foppert as a free agent.

December 26, 2008

Signed Randy Johnson as a free agent.

January 9, 2009

Signed Brandon Medders as a free agent.

Signed Andres Torres as a free agent.

January 29, 2009

Signed Juan Uribe as a free agent.

February 9, 2009

Signed Rich Aurilia as a free agent.

February 10, 2009

Signed Ramon Ortiz as a free agent.

March 3, 2009

Signed Matt Kinney as a free agent.

March 5, 2009

Released Dave Roberts.

March 19, 2009

Released Keiichi Yabu.

March 20, 2009

Received Sergio Santos from the Chicago White Sox as part of a conditional deal.

March 22, 2009

Signed Keiichi Yabu as a free agent.

March 27, 2009

Traded Ronny Paulino to the Florida Marlins. Received Hector Correa (minors).

Traded Jack Taschner to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Ronny Paulino.

April 1, 2009

Sent Sergio Santos to the Chicago White Sox as part of a conditional deal.

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