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2008 San Francisco GiantsSeason Roster
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Sergio Romo played for the 2008 San Francisco Giants
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameGiants
LocationSan Francisco,California
Record72-90 (4th in National League West)League Rank12thMLB Rank25th
BallparkAT&T Park
ManagerBruce BochyGeneral ManagerBrian Sabean
CoachesTim Flannery (Third Base Coach), Mark Gardner (Bullpen Coach), Roberto Kelly (First Base Coach), Carney Lansford (Hitting Coach), Dave Righetti (Pitching Coach), Ron Wotus (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBuster Posey (#5)
Payroll$76,594,500 (Rank: 17th)
Attendance2,863,837 (Rank: 11th)
Minor League AffiliatesFresno Grizzlies (AAA) 67-76 ... Connecticut Defenders (AA) 68-73 ... San Jose Giants (A+) 85-55 ... Augusta GreenJackets (A) 88-50 ... Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (A-) 40-36 ... Arizona Giants (Rk) 36-20 ...
Years Available1883-2019

Team History -- 2008 Statistics -- 2008 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2008 San Francisco Giants.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2008 baseball season.

2008 San Francisco Giants Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
50Eliezer AlfonzoC6-0 170 R-R 1979-02-07 29Puerto La Cruz,Venezuela MLB1997-20162006-2011  
1996-   UDFA-SLN
Free Agent  
35Rich Aurilia1B-3B6-1 185 R-R 1971-09-02 36Brooklyn,New York MLB1991-20091995-2009Xaverian (Brooklyn,NY)St. John's U.
1992-24- 678-TEX
 
29Brian BocockSS5-11 185 R-R 1985-03-09 23Harrisonburg,Virginia MLB2004-20142008-2010Turner Ashby (Bridgewater,VA)Stetson U.
2006- 9- 266-SFN
Free Agent  
70,21John Bowker1B6-2 190 L-L 1983-07-08 24Sacramento,California MLB2002-20152008-2011Rio Americano (Sacramento,CA)Long Beach St
2004- 3- 100-SFN
Free Agent  
7Emmanuel BurrissSS-2B6-0 170 B-R 1985-01-17 23Washington,District of Columbia MLB2004-20172008-2016Woodrow Wilson (Washington,DC)Kent St
2006- 1-  33-SFN
Free Agent  
18Matt CainP6-3 180 R-R 1984-10-01 23Dothan,Alabama MLB2002-20172005-2017Houston (Germantown,TN)
2002- 1-  25-SFN
Free Agent  
12Jose Castillo3B6-1 198 R-R 1981-03-19 27Las Mercedes,Venezuela MLB1999-20162004-2008  
1997-   UDFA-PIT
 
39Vinnie ChulkP6-2 185 R-R 1978-12-19 29Miami,Florida MLB2000-20122003-2012Palmetto (Miami,FL)Saint Thomas U.
2000-12- 358-TOR
Free Agent  
32Kevin CorreiaP6-3 180 R-R 1980-08-24 27San Diego,California MLB1999-20152003-2015Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)Cal Poly, Grossmont Col
2002- 4- 127-SFN
Free Agent  
28Rajai DavisCF-LF5-11 170 R-R 1980-10-19 27Norwich,Connecticut MLB2001-20192006-2019New London (New London,CT)Connecticut-Avery Point
2001-38-1134-PIT
Free Agent  
28Travis Denker2B5-11 190 R-R 1985-08-05 22Fountain Valley,California MLB2003-20172008-2008Brea-Olinda (Brea,CA)
2003-21- 631-LAN
Free Agent  
5Ray Durham2B5-8 180 B-R 1971-11-30 36Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1990-20081995-2008Harding University (Charlotte,NC)
1990- 5- 132-CHA
 
43Geno EspineliP6-4 195 L-L 1982-09-08 25Houston,Texas MLB2001-20112008-2008Taylor (Katy,TX)Texas, Texas Christian U.
2004-14- 430-SFN
 
19Kevin Frandsen1B6-0 175 R-R 1982-05-24 26Los Gatos,California MLB2001-20152006-2015Bellarmine Prep (San Jose,CA)San Jose St
2004-12- 370-SFN
Free Agent  
50Conor Gillaspie3B6-1 195 L-R 1987-07-18 20Omaha,Nebraska MLB2006-20172008-2017Millard North (Omaha,NE)Wichita St
2008- 1-  37-SFN
Free Agent  
41Brad HennesseyP6-2 185 R-R 1980-02-07 28Toledo,Ohio MLB2001-20112004-2008Whitmer (Toledo,OH)Youngstown St
2001- 1-  21-SFN
 
52Alex HinshawP6-3 170 L-L 1982-10-31 25Claremont,California MLB2005-20142008-2012Claremont (Claremont,CA)Chaffey Col, San Diego St, Long Beach St
2005-15- 462-SFN
Free Agent  
20Steve HolmC6-0 195 R-R 1979-10-21 28Sacramento,California MLB2000-20122008-2011McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)Oral Roberts U., American River Col
2001-17- 526-SFN
Free Agent  
49Brian HorwitzLF6-2 180 R-R 1982-11-07 25Santa Monica,California MLB2001-20102008-2008Crespi Carmelite (Encino,CA)California
2003-26- 782-OAK
 
5Travis Ishikawa1B6-3 190 L-L 1983-09-24 24Seattle,Washington MLB2002-20162006-2015Federal Way (Federal Way,WA)
2002-21- 637-SFN
Free Agent  
14Fred LewisLF6-2 190 L-R 1980-12-09 27Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB2002-20162006-2012Stone County (Wiggins,MS)So.U., Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
2002- 2-  66-SFN
International  
55Tim LincecumP5-11 170 L-R 1984-06-15 24Bellevue,Washington MLB2004-20182007-2016Liberty (Renton,WA)Washington
2006- 1-  10-SFN
Free Agent  
56Osiris MatosP6-1 180 R-R 1984-11-06 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2002-20152008-2009  
2002-   UDFA-SFN
 
29Scott McClain3B-1B6-4 210 R-R 1972-05-19 36Simi Valley,California MLB1990-20091998-2008Atascadero (Atascadero,CA)
1990-22- 604-BAL
 
16Pat MischP6-2 170 R-L 1981-08-18 26Northbrook,Illinois MLB2000-20172006-2011Glenbrook North (Northbrook,IL)Western Michigan U.
2003- 7- 213-SFN
International  
1Bengie MolinaC5-11 207 R-R 1974-07-20 33Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1993-20101998-2010   Arizona Western Col
1993-   UDFA-CAL
 
23Ivan OchoaSS5-10 140 R-R 1982-12-16 25Guarcara,Venezuela MLB2001-20112008-2008  
2000-   UDFA-CLE
 
40Daniel OrtmeierLF-1B6-4 225 R-L 1981-05-11 27Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB2000-20092005-2008Lewisville (Lewisville,TX)Texas-Arlington
2002- 3-  97-SFN
 
32Matt PalmerP6-2 205 R-R 1979-03-21 29Memphis,Tennessee MLB1999-20142008-2012Caruthersville (Caruthersville,MO)Missouri St, Three Rivers CC
2002-31- 937-SFN
Free Agent  
10Dave RobertsLF5-10 175 L-L 1972-05-31 36Okinawa,Japan MLB1992-20081999-2008Rancho Buena Vista (Vista,CA)UCLA
1994-28- 781-DET
 
57Ryan Rohlinger3B6-1 180 R-R 1983-10-07 24West Bend,Wisconsin MLB2004-20152008-2011West Bend East (West Bend,WI)Oklahoma, Clarendon Col
2006- 6- 176-SFN
Free Agent  
54Sergio RomoP6-0 185 R-R 1983-03-04 25Brawley,California MLB2002-20192008-2019Brawley Union (Brawley,CA)Colorado Mesa U., North Alabama, Arizona Western Col
2005-28- 852-SFN
Free Agent  
33Aaron RowandCF6-1 200 R-R 1977-08-29 30Portland,Oregon MLB1997-20112001-2011Glendora (Glendora,CA)Cal St Fullerton
1998- 1-  35-CHA
 
34Billy SadlerP6-0 190 R-R 1981-09-21 26Pensacola,Florida MLB2001-20092006-2009Pensacola Catholic (Pensacola,FL)Louisiana St, Pensacola St
2003- 6- 183-SFN
 
53Jonathan SanchezP6-2 165 L-L 1982-11-19 25Mayaguez,Puerto Rico MLB2004-20182006-2013   Ohio Dominican U.
2004-27- 820-SFN
Free Agent  
48Pablo Sandoval1B-3B5-11 180 B-R 1986-08-11 21Carabobo,Venezuela MLB2004-20192008-2019  
2002-   UDFA-SFN
Free Agent  
12Nate SchierholtzRF6-2 215 L-R 1984-02-15 24Reno,Nevada MLB2003-20162007-2014San Ramon Valley (Danville,CA)Chabot Col
2003- 2-  63-SFN
Restricted  
37Jack TaschnerP6-3 190 L-L 1978-04-21 30Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1997-20102005-2010William Horlick (Racine,WI)Wisconsin-Oshkosh
1999- 2-  75-SFN
 
48Erick ThreetsP6-5 220 L-L 1981-11-04 26Hayward,California MLB2000-20142007-2010Granada (Livermore,CA)Modesto Junior Col
2000- 7- 211-SFN
Free Agent  
49Clay TimpnerLF6-2 197 L-L 1983-05-13 25LaBelle,Florida MLB2002-20112008-2008LaBelle (LaBelle,FL)Central Florida
2004- 4- 130-SFN
 
47Merkin ValdezP6-3 170 R-R 1981-11-10 26San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2003-20122004-2011  
1999-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
8Eugenio Velez2B6-1 163 B-R 1982-05-16 26San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB2003-20172007-2011  
2001-   UDFA-TOR
Free Agent  
13Omar VizquelSS5-9 175 B-R 1967-04-24 41Caracas,Venezuela MLB1984-20121989-2012  
1984-   UDFA-SEA
Retired  
45Tyler WalkerP6-3 237 R-R 1976-05-15 32San Francisco,California MLB1995-20112002-2010University (San Francisco,CA)California
1997- 2-  58-NYN
 
38Brian WilsonP6-1 205 R-R 1982-03-16 26Londonderry,New Hampshire MLB2001-20142006-2014Londonderry (Londonderry,NH)Louisiana St
2003-24- 723-SFN
Free Agent  
2Randy WinnRF6-2 175 B-R 1974-06-09 34Los Angeles,California MLB1994-20101998-2010San Ramon Valley (Danville,CA)Santa Clara U.
1995- 3-  65-FLO
 
22Keiichi YabuP6-2 200 R-R 1968-09-28 39Mie,Japan MLB1994-20102005-2008  
2005-   UDFA-OAK
 
75Barry ZitoP6-4 205 L-L 1978-05-13 30Las Vegas,Nevada MLB1997-20152000-2015University of San Diego (San Diego,CA)USC, California-Santa Barbara, Los Angeles Pierce Col
1999- 1-   9-OAK
Retired  
48 Players