2000 San Francisco Giants
National League West Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record97–65 (.599)
Divisional place1st
Other information
Owner(s)Peter Magowan
General manager(s)Brian Sabean
Manager(s)Dusty Baker
Local televisionKTVU
(Mike Krukow, Ted Robinson, Jon Miller)
FSN Bay Area
(Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper, Lon Simmons)
Local radioKNBR
(Mike Krukow, Lon Simmons, Ted Robinson, Jon Miller, Duane Kuiper)
KZSF
(Erwin Higueros, Amaury Pi-Gonzalez)
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The 2000 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 118th season in Major League Baseball and their 43rd season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season. The Giants finished in first place in the National League West with a record of 97 wins and 65 losses, which was the best record in the major leagues in 2000. They lost the National League Division Series in four games to the New York Mets. The team played their first season in newly opened Pacific Bell Park. The Giants had 889 runs batted in (RBI), the most in franchise history,[1] while their 925 runs scored is the most in the club's San Francisco era.[2]

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 97 65 0.599 55–26 42–39
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 11 44–37 42–39
Arizona Diamondbacks 85 77 0.525 12 47–34 38–43
Colorado Rockies 82 80 0.506 15 48–33 34–47
San Diego Padres 76 86 0.469 21 41–40 35–46

Record vs. opponents


Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 3–6 5–4 2–5 7–6 4–5 6–1 7–6 4–5 4–5 2–7 8–1 7–2 9–4 6–7 5–4 6–9
Atlanta 6–3 4–5 2–5 5–4 6–6 5–4 7–2 6–3 6–7 7–6 8–5 5–2 8–1 6–3 3–4 11–7
Chicago 4–5 5–4 4–8 4–5 1–6 5–7 3–6 6–7 4–5 2–5 6–3 3–9 3–5 4–5 3–10 8–7
Cincinnati 5–2 5–2 8–4 6–3 3–6 7–5 4–5 5–8–1 6–3 5–4 3–4 7–6 4–5 3–6 7–6 7–8
Colorado 6–7 4–5 5–4 3–6 4–5 5–4 4–9 4–5 7–2 3–6 6–3 7–2 7–6 6–7 5–3 6–6
Florida 5–4 6–6 6–1 6–3 5–4 3–5 2–7 3–4 7–6 6–6 9–4 5–4 2–7 3–6 3–6 8–9
Houston 1–6 4–5 7–5 5–7 4–5 5–3 3–6 7–6 4–5 2–5 5–4 10–3 2–7 1–8 6–6 6–9
Los Angeles 6–7 2–7 6–3 5–4 9–4 7–2 6–3 3–4 5–3 4–5 5–4 4–5 8–5 7–5 3–6 6–9
Milwaukee 5–4 3–6 7–6 8–5–1 5–4 4–3 6–7 4–3 4–5 2–7 2–5 7–5 2–7 3–6 5–7 6–9
Montreal 5–4 7–6 5–4 3–6 2–7 6–7 5–4 3–5 5–4 3–9 5–7 3–4 3–6 3–6 2–5 7–11
New York 7–2 6–7 5–2 4–5 6–3 6–6 5–2 5–4 7–2 9–3 6–7 7–2 3–6 3–5 6–3 9–9
Philadelphia 1–8 5–8 3–6 4–3 3–6 4–9 4–5 4–5 5–2 7–5 7–6 3–6 2–5 2–7 2–7 9–9
Pittsburgh 2–7 2–5 9–3 6–7 2–7 4–5 3–10 5–4 5–7 4–3 2–7 6–3 7–2 2–6 4–8 6–9
San Diego 4–9 1–8 5–3 5–4 6–7 7–2 7–2 5–8 7–2 6–3 6–3 5–2 2–7 5–7 0–9 5–10
San Francisco 7–6 3–6 5–4 6–3 7–6 6–3 8–1 5–7 6–3 6–3 5–3 7–2 6–2 7–5 5–4 8–7
St. Louis 4–5 4–3 10–3 6–7 3–5 6–3 6–6 6–3 7–5 5–2 3–6 7–2 8–4 9–0 4–5 7–8

Transactions

Roster

2000 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Pacific Bell Park

AT&T Park
The "Splash Hit" counter on the right field wall
The "Splash Hit" counter on the right field wall
The Coca-Cola bottle and old-fashioned glove
The Coca-Cola bottle and old-fashioned glove

Player stats

Batting

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
C Bobby Estalella 106 299 70 .234 14 53
1B J.T. Snow 155 536 152 .284 19 96
2B Jeff Kent 159 587 196 .334 33 125
SS Rich Aurilia 141 509 138 .271 20 79
3B Bill Mueller 153 560 150 .268 10 55
LF Barry Bonds 143 480 147 .306 49 106
CF Marvin Benard 149 560 147 .263 12 55
RF Ellis Burks 122 393 135 .344 24 96

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
Doug Mirabelli 82 230 53 .230 6 28
Armando Ríos 115 233 62 .266 10 50
Calvin Murray 108 194 47 .242 2 22
Ramón Martínez 88 189 57 .302 6 25
Russ Davis 80 180 47 .261 9 24
Felipe Crespo 89 131 38 .290 4 29
Terrell Lowery 24 34 15 .441 1 5
Juan Melo 11 13 1 .077 0 1
Damon Minor 10 9 4 .444 3 6
Scott Servais 7 8 2 .250 0 0
Pedro Feliz 8 7 2 .286 0 0

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games; IP = Innings pitched: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Liván Hernández 33 240.0 17 11 3.75 165
Russ Ortiz 33 195.2 14 12 5.01 167
Shawn Estes 30 190.1 15 6 4.26 136
Kirk Reuter 32 184.0 11 9 3.96 71
Joe Nathan 20 93.1 5 2 5.21 61

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mark Gardner 30 149.1 11 7 4.05 92
Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games: W = Wins: L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Félix Rodríguez 76 4 2 3 2.64 95
Robb Nen 68 4 3 41 1.50 92
Alan Embree 63 3 5 2 4.95 49
Aaron Fultz 58 5 2 1 4.67 62
John Johnstone 47 3 4 0 6.30 37
Doug Henry 27 3 1 0 2.49 16
Miguel Del Toro 9 2 0 0 5.19 16
Ben Weber 9 0 1 0 14.63 6
Chad Zerbe 4 0 0 0 4.50 5
Ryan Vogelsong 4 0 0 0 0.00 6
Scott Linebrink 3 0 0 0 11.57 0

National League Divisional Playoffs

Main article: 2000 National League Division Series

San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets

New York wins series, 3-1.

Game Score Date
1 San Francisco 5, New York 1 October 4
2 New York 5, San Francisco 4 (10 innings) October 5
3 New York 3, San Francisco 2 (13 innings) October 7
4 New York 4, San Francisco 0 October 8

Award winners

All-Star Game

National League Most Valuable Player: Jeff Kent, Second Base

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League Shane Turner
AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Bill Hayes
A Bakersfield Blaze California League Lenn Sakata
A San Jose Giants California League Keith Comstock
A-Short Season Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League Fred Stanley
Rookie AZL Giants Arizona League Lemmie Miller

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References

  1. ^ "Team Batting Season Finder: For Single Seasons, from 1871 to 2020, Playing for SFG, RBI>=800, Standard statistics, Sorted by greatest Runs Batted In". Stathead. Retrieved August 5, 2020.
  2. ^ "Team Batting Season Finder: For Single Seasons, from 1871 to 2020, Playing for SFG, R>=850, Standard statistics, Sorted by greatest Runs Scored". Stathead. Retrieved August 5, 2020.
  3. ^ Bobby Estalella Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Boof Bonser Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ "Jalal Leach Stats".
  6. ^ "Splash Hits". SFGiants.com. Retrieved September 18, 2007.
  7. ^ Ellis Burks, 2000 recipient
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007