2018 San Francisco Giants season
|2018 San Francisco Giants|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||Larry Baer (managing general partner)|
|Local television||KNTV (NBC Bay Area 11)|
(Jon Miller, Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper, Amy Gutierrez)
NBC Sports Bay Area
(Duane Kuiper, Mike Krukow, Dave Flemming, Jon Miller, Jeremy Affeldt, Javier López, Amy Gutierrez)
|Local radio||KNBR (680 AM)|
San Francisco Giants Radio Network
(Jon Miller, Dave Flemming, Duane Kuiper, Mike Krukow)
KXZM (93.7 FM, Spanish)
(Erwin Higueros, Tito Fuentes, Marvin Benard)
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The 2018 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 136th year in Major League Baseball, their 60th year in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 19th at AT&T Park.
- December 15, 2017 − The Giants traded LHP Matt Moore and international signing bonus pool money to Texas Rangers for minor league RHP Sam Wolff and minor league RHP Israel Cruz.
- December 19, 2017 − The Giants resigned C Nick Hundley to a one-year deal.
- December 20, 2017 − The Giants traded 3B Christian Arroyo, CF Denard Span, minor league LHP Matt Krook, and minor league RHP Stephen Woods to Tampa Bay Rays for 3B Evan Longoria and cash considerations.
- January 12, 2018 − The Giants avoided arbitration with 2B Joe Panik, RHP Hunter Strickland, RHP Sam Dyson, RHP Cory Gearrin and LHP Will Smith agreeing to one-year deals.
- January 15, 2018 − The Giants traded RHP Kyle Crick, minor league OF Bryan Reynolds, and international signing bonus pool money to Pittsburgh Pirates for OF Andrew McCutchen and cash considerations.
- January 15, 2018 − The Giants signed OF Austin Jackson to a two-year contract.
- February 19, 2018 − The Giants signed LHP Tony Watson to a two-year contract with a player option for a third year.
- April 22, 2018 − Brandon Belt set a new MLB record for most pitches seen in a single at bat, with 21 against the Angels' starting pitcher, Jaime Barria. Belt fouled off 16 two-strike pitches against the right-hander in his first plate appearance of the game, in the top of the first inning.
- July 8, 2018 – The Giants acquire a player to be named later or cash considerations in a trade with the Texas Rangers in exchange for OF Austin Jackson, RHP Cory Gearrin and minor league RHP Jason Bahr.
- July 8, 2018 – The rosters for the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game are announced, with SS Brandon Crawford being named the National League's starter at shortstop and to the all-star game for the second time. C Buster Posey make the all-star game for the sixth time.
- August 31, 2018 – The Giants acquire minor league RHP Juan De Paula and INF Abiatal Avelino from the New York Yankees in exchange for OF Andrew McCutchen.
National League West
|Los Angeles Dodgers||92||71||0.564||—||45–37||47–34|
|San Francisco Giants||73||89||0.451||18½||42–39||31–50|
|San Diego Padres||66||96||0.407||25½||31–50||35–46|
National League Division Standings
|Los Angeles Dodgers||92||71||0.564|
Wild Card teams|
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
|St. Louis Cardinals||88||74||0.543||2½|
|New York Mets||77||85||0.475||13½|
|San Francisco Giants||73||89||0.451||17½|
|San Diego Padres||66||96||0.407||24½|
Record vs. opponents
2018 National League Records
Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
The October 1 tiebreaker games were regular-season games that are included here.
Game log and schedule
|Bold||Giants team member|
|2018 Game Log: 73–89 (Home: 42–39; Away: 31–50)|
March: 2–1 (Home: 0–0; Away: 2–1)
April: 13–13 (Home: 9–6; Away: 4–7)
May: 11–16 (Home: 5–4; Away: 6–12)
June: 18–10 (Home: 12–4; Away: 6–6)
July: 11–14 (Home: 6–8; Away: 5–6)
August: 13–14 (Home: 7–6; Away: 6–8)
September: 5–21 (Home: 3–11; Away: 2–10)
|2018 San Francisco Giants|
- Haft, Chris (December 15, 2017). "Giants deal Moore to Rangers for Minors arms". MLB.com. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
- Haft, Chris (December 19, 2017). "Hundley stays with Giants on 1-year deal". MLB.com. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
- Kramer, Daniel. "Evan sent! Longo goes West, fills Giant void". MLB.com. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
- Lee, Jane. "Giants avoid arbitration with Panik, 4 others". MLB.com. Retrieved January 12, 2017.
- Kramer, Daniel. "In Giant need of offense, SF trades for Cutch". MLB.com. Retrieved January 15, 2017.
- Haft, Chris. "Giants find center fielder, sign free agent A-Jax". MLB.com. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
- Haft, Chris (February 19, 2018). "Giants sign lefty reliever Watson to 2-year deal". MLB.com. Retrieved February 19, 2018.
- Padilla, Doug. "Belt has longest at-bat that we've ever seen". MLB.com. Retrieved April 22, 2018.
- "Rangers acquire Austin Jackson, Cory Gearrin in trade with Giants". ESPN.com. July 8, 2018. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
- Haft, Chris (July 8, 2018). "Posey joins starter Crawford as Giants All-Stars". MLB.com. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
- Browne, Ian. "Giants deal McCutchen to Yankees". MLB.com. Retrieved August 31, 2018.