2005 San Francisco Giants season

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2005 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) Peter Magowan
General manager(s) Brian Sabean
Manager(s) Felipe Alou
Local television KTVU
(Jon Miller, Greg Papa, Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper)
FSN Bay Area
(Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper)
Local radio KNBR
(Greg Papa, Dave Flemming, Jon Miller, Duane Kuiper)
(Tito Fuentes, Erwin Higueros, Amaury Pi-Gonzalez)
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The 2005 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 123rd year in Major League Baseball, their 48th year in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their sixth at SBC Park. The team finished in third place in the National League West with a 75-87 record, 7 games behind the San Diego Padres.


December 16, 2004: A.J. Pierzynski was released by the San Francisco Giants.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

  • Edgardo Alfonzo
  • Moises Alou
  • Ray Durham
  • Pedro Feliz
  • Marquis Grissom
  • Mike Matheny
  • Jason Schmidt
  • J.T. Snow
  • Omar Vizquel[2]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Diego Padres 82 80 0.506 46–35 36–45
Arizona Diamondbacks 77 85 0.475 5 36–45 41–40
San Francisco Giants 75 87 0.463 7 37–44 38–43
Los Angeles Dodgers 71 91 0.438 11 40–41 31–50
Colorado Rockies 67 95 0.414 15 40–41 27–54


  • July 30, 2005: Yorvit Torrealba was traded by the San Francisco Giants with Jesse Foppert to the Seattle Mariners for Randy Winn.[3]
  • August 14, 2005: Kirk Rueter was released by the San Francisco Giants.[4]


2005 San Francisco Giants
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats[edit]


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

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers[edit]
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League Shane Turner
AA Norwich Navigators Eastern League Dave Machemer
A San Jose Giants California League Lenn Sakata
A Augusta GreenJackets South Atlantic League Roberto Kelly
Short-Season A Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League Steve Decker
Rookie AZL Giants Arizona League Bert Hunter

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: San Jose, AZL Giants[6][7]


  1. ^ A.J. Pierzynski Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=2005&t=SFN
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/t/torreyo01.shtml
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/r/rueteki01.shtml
  5. ^ Mike Matheny, 2005 recipient
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  7. ^ Baseball America 2006 Annual Directory

External links[edit]