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1998 San Francisco Giants season

1998 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
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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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]


Player stats


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


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
Short-Season A Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League Keith Comstock
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: San Jose, Salem-Keizer[9]


  1. ^ Charlie Hayes page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Brent Mayne page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Danny Darwin page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b Alex Diaz page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ a b c
  6. ^
  7. ^ Cody Ransom page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

External links

  • 1998 San Francisco Giants team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1998 San Francisco Giants team page at Baseball Almanac
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