Cactus League Game #31 Home Game #17 (8-8

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SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS MEDIA NOTES Oakland Athletics (14-17) vs. San Francisco Giants (13-16-1)

April 2, 2006 AT&T Park

TODAY'S GAME...San Francisco Giants host Oakland Athletics in 2006 exhibition finale this afternoon...Giants' right-hander Jamey Wright (1-0, 1.38) will square off with Athletics' right-hander Joe Blanton (1-3, 7.16)... PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR SAN DIEGO SERIES (all times local): • • • Monday, April 3 at San Diego (4:05): RHP Jason Schmidt (12-7, 4.40 in 2005) vs. RHP Jake Peavy (13-7, 2.88 in 2005)--FSNBA Tuesday, April 4 at San Diego (7:05): RHP Matt Morris (14-10, 4.11 in 2005) vs. LHP Shawn Estes (7-8, 4.80 in 2005)--FSNBA+ Wednesday, April 5 at San Diego (7:05): LHP Noah Lowry (13-13, 3.78 in 2005) vs. RHP Chris Young (12-7, 4.26 in 2005)--FSNBA note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/weekend home games broadcast on KLOK radio (Spanish) GIANTS' SPRING RECORDS Year Record Attendance 2006 13-15-1 140,998 2005 20-12-1 148,739 2004 11-19-3 152,185 2003 15-16-2 133,239 2002 16-16-1 130,830 2001 11-20 123,056 2000 12-17 102,532 1999 13-18 109,622 1998 9-21 105,726 1997 18-15 131,367 1996 12-21 122,047 1995 12-25 64,220 1994 17-13 124,208 1993 14-17 116,829 1992 18-13 119,988 Attendance from Scottsdale Stadium "ROB SCHNEIDER AT GIANTS CAMP" TO DEBUT SUNDAY, APRIL 2ND ON ESPN • MLB Productions/ESPN special Spring Fling: Rob Schneider at Giants Camp is scheduled to debut on ESPN2 tonight following White Sox-Indians 2006 season opener... • show synergizes comedian Schneider's baseball fantasies during 2-day stint at SF's Spring Training camp in Scottsdale, AZ...daily activities including stretching, batting, fielding and receiving inning of playing time in Giants' intrasquad contest... 2006 SPRING LEADERS • • • • • • • AVG (min. 40 ABs) - Jason Ellison (.407) HR - Barry Bonds and Steve Finley (4) RBI - Lance Niekro (19) Wins - Jason Schmidt (4) SV - 3 players (1) ERA (min. 12.0 ip) - Jason Schmidt (1.50) Strikeouts - Matt Cain (21) FELIPE ALOU • 37th manager in club history and 15th in San Francisco annals has posted 5th-most victories by any Giants manager during 1st 3 years at helm (266-219, .548)...is 7th on SF managerial victory list, just 4 behind Bill Rigney for 6th... • is winningest Latin manager in Major League history, 2nd among all foreign born skippers, with 957-936-1 mark (.509)...needs 43 victories to become 53rd manager to reach 1,000-win plateau... • currently ranks 8th among active managers in victories... ON THE AIR • today's contest will be broadcast on both radio and TV, with Greg Papa and Dave Flemming calling action on KNBR...Duan Kuiper Papa and Mike Krukow will be mikeside for KTVU-TV telecast... THE ROSTER • Giants have 38 players on Cactus League roster for today's exhibition finale (29 roster players, 9 non-roster invitees)...here's breakdown of roster: 18 pitchers (14 + 4 NR), 4 catchers (2 + 2 NR), 9 infielders (7 + 2 NR) and 7 outfielders (6 + 1 NR)...

THE GIANTS...are 4-4-1 in their last 9 contests after splitting 1st 2 games of annual Bay Bridge Series...will look to capture 3-game set with A's, and end Spring on winning note this afternoon... • with yesterday's loss at Oakland, are assured of 3rd losing Spring slate in last 4 years... • finished their 59th Spring Training in Arizona, 25th consecutive in Scottsdale, and 55th straight spring camp in Desert... TRANSACTIONS...Giants made 8 transactions following yesterday's game at Oakland to set 25man Opening Day roster for 124th National League campaign... REINFORCEMENTS...SF has brought in quartet of minor league hurlers for today's exhibition finale: RHPs Joe Bateman (#67), Pedro Liriano (#71) and Brian Wilson (#84), along with LHP Michael Tejera (#68)... NIEKRO DRIVING 'EM IN...Lance Niekro ranks 2nd in Cactus League with 19 RBI for most by Giant during Spring Training since Barry Bonds drove in 21 in 2003... • has hit safely in 15 of his last 20 games, going 23-for-59 (.390) with 7 2Bs, 3B, 3 HRs and 19 RBI... AT THE PLATE...SF is 3rd in majors with .307 avg. (328-for-1,067) over 1st 31 exhibition games, while plating avg. of 6.0 runs per contest (186 runs total)... • Giants are tied for 5th in Cactus League with 37 HRs...SF has 5 different players hit at least 3 Spring clouts for most since 2003 (also 5)... • LF Barry Bonds has swung bat well during Cactus League play, going 10-for-21 (.476) with 4 HRs through his 1st 10 games...in fact, is 8-for-17 with 3 HRs and sac bunt in his last 7 contests...has started 2 of last 3 games, after missing previous 5 contests... • OF Steve Finley has been torrid during 1st Giants camp, ranking 2nd on club with .396 avg. (19for-48) and 14 RBI, while tying Bonds for team lead with 4 HRs... • OF Jason Ellison ranks 10th in Cactus League with team-high .407 batting avg., while tying for 10th with 24 hits...is also tied for 6th in Desert circuit with 16 runs, while his .500 on-base pct. is tied for 2nd... • 2B Kevin Frandsen is hitting at .453 clip (24-for-53) with 12 runs, 6 2Bs, 2 3Bs, 2 HRs and 12 RBI in his last 24 contests after opening Spring 0-for-12...he's tied for 10th in Cactus League with 24 hits and is 3rd on club with 12 RBI...is only Giant to play everyday of Cactus League, appearing in 29 games... • 2B Ray Durham is hitting at .414 clip (12-for-29) with 2B and 3 RBI over his last 10 contests...overall, he has hit safely in 11 of his 16 contests...returned to lineup yesterday at A's, after sitting out previous 6 contests with left heel injury... • C Mike Matheny has hit safely in 9 of his last 10 games, going 12-for-33 (.364) with 4 2Bs, 2 HRs and 9 RBI... • 3B Pedro Feliz is hitting .375 (12-for-32) with 2B, 3 HRs and 4 RBI during his 9-game hitting binge, during which he has .725 slugging mark... • OF Randy Winn has posted .444 avg. (8-for-18) with 4 2Bs and RBI in his last 5 outings... ON THE MOUND...SF is 3rd in Cactus League with 5.12 ERA (148er, 260.0ip)...Giants starters have posted 3.86 ERA (21er, 49.0ip) over last 9 assignments... • RHP Kevin Correia has retired 25 of his last 28 batters over his last 5 outings...in his last 5 assignments, has tossed 10.1-scoreless frames, while limiting opponents to .088 avg. (3-for34)... • RHP Scott Munter is unscored upon in 7 of his 8 outings (7.2ip,1er)...has limited opponents to .167 avg. (5-for-30)... • LHP Steve Kline is unscored upon in each of his last 7 outings (6.0ip) after surrendering runs in each of his 1st 2 appearances... • RHP Jeremy Accardo has limited opponents to .182 avg. (4-for-22), while being scored upon in only 1 of his 5 appearances...owns 1.42 ERA (1er, 6.1ip)...logged 2.0-scoreless innings in minor league camp Sunday... TODAY'S STARTING PITCHER... Jamey Wright (1-0, 1.38 ERA) • non-roster invitee makes his 3rd Cactus League start, 5th appearance, this afternoon...also pitched against Team USA in March 5 exhibition... • Giants purchased his contract from triple-A Fresno Thursday and have inserted him in 5th spot in rotation... • yielded 1st earned runs during Cactus League action Tuesday vs. Colorado in Tucson, when yielded 2 runs in 4.0-frame start... • 31-year-old owns 61-88 lifetime mark with 5.13 ERA in 226 Major League contests (216 starts) over 10 seasons with Colorado (1996-99, 2004-05), Milwaukee (2000-02), St. Louis (2002) and Kansas City (2003)...went 8-16 with 5.46 ERA in 34 games (27 starts) for Rockies in 2005... • has posted 2.29 ERA (9er, 35.1ip) in 6 games (5 starts) at AT&T Park...in fact, has posted respectable 4.51 ERA (457er, 912.0ip) in 156 outings away from Coors Field... Wright’s 2006 Spring Training Starts: Date Opp Dec Score IP H R ER BB SO HR 3/5 USA ND 7-12(10) 2.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 3/9 @LAA ND 5-6 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3/14 TEX W(1-0) 3-2 3.0 3 0 0 2 2 0 3/19 @KC ND 3-6 4.0 2 2 0 3 3 0 3/28 @COL ND 6-6(10) 4.0 7 2 2 1 4 0 GIANTS VS. ATHLETICS... 
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• Giants and A's have split 1st 4 exhibition contests, with each club winning 1 in Arizona and 1 at home ballpark in Bay Area... • SF posted 3-2 exhibition series victory in 2005 for its 1st Cactus League set triumph since 2002...A's still own 27-18 overall edge over last 10 springs... • Giants went 2-4 vs. A's during regular season last year and now trail regular season series 24-26 since 1997...

GIANTS MEDIA NOTES -- PAGE 2 -GIANTS’ 2006 SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE AND RESULTS DATE March 2 March 3 March 4 March 5 March 6 March 7 March 8 March 9 March 10 March 11 March 12 March 13 March 14 March 15 March 16 March 17 March 18 March 19 March 20 March 21 March 22 March 23 March 24 March 25 March 26 March 27 March 28 March 29 March 30 March 31 April 1 April 2 OPPONENT Milwaukee® Milwaukee¶ Chicago-NL® Team USA (SS)® Chicago-NL (SS) Los Angeles-AL¶ San Diego¶ Seattle¶ Los Angeles-AL¶ Chicago-AL¶ Oakland® San Diego® Arizona¶ Texas¶ Milwaukee¶ Texas¶ Chicago-NL¶ Seattle® Milwaukee (SS)® Kansas City (SS) Off Day Oakland® Los Angeles-AL!¶ Milwaukee¶ Colorado¶ Chicago-AL® San Diego® Kansas City¶ Colorado¶ Oakland® Los Angeles-AL®& Oakland®& Oakland®@ Oakland®& W-L W L W L L W W W L W L L W W L L W L L L L L W W L L T W L W L SCORE 10-5 2-6 7-2 7-12 (10) 5-1 11-3 12-3 4-2 5-6 11-6 6-10 4-7 3-2 10-6 3-4 5-7 14-3 2-4 3-6 4-6 4-11 3-7 6-4 19-7 5-6 6-15 6-6(10) 12-0 0-1(5) 5-4 3-14 RECORD WINNING PITCHER 1-0 Miller (1-0) 1-1 Hendrickson 2-1 Schmidt (1-0) N/A Cordero 2-2 Hill 3-2 Lowry (1-0) 4-2 Cain (1-0) 5-2 Kinney (1-0) 5-3 Bootcheck 6-3 Liriano (1-0) --RAINED OUT-6-4 Williams 6-5 Vargas 7-5 Wright (1-0) 8-5 Hennessey (1-0) 8-6 K. Walker 8-7 Maddux 9-7 Schmidt (2-0) 9-8 Bush 9-9 Keppel 9-10 9-11 9-12 10-12 11-12 11-13 11-14 11-14-1 12-14-1 12-15-1 13-15-1 13-16-1 Haren Escobar Bush Schmidt (3-0) Morris (1-1) Andrade Affeldt Schmidt (4-0) Jer. Weaver Taschner (1-1) Loaiza LOSING PITCHER Eveland Kline (0-1) Williams Taschner Correia (0-1) Weaver Young Harris T. Walker (0-1) Politte Benitez (0-1) Kinney (1-1) Walker D. Davis Anderson (0-1) Lowry (1-1) Hernandez Morris (0-1) Worrell (0-1) Lowry (1-2) Cain (1-1) Hennessey (1-1) Jennings Lumsden Taschner (0-1) Cain (1-2) Zito Morris (1-2) Witasick Cain (1-3) ATTENDANCE 2,155 7,774 11,942 9.670 12,672 6,818 2,819 4,494 5,831 6,266 11,201 5,001 8,774 9,469 7,755 11,975 11,986 8,194 4,223 10,194 9,187 4,814 11,988 11,994 9,050 9,502 3,643 6,394 27,853 29,322 14,662

Note: Home games in bold; ss=split squads ®Games broadcast on KNBR (680 AM) and the Giants Radio Network ¶ Game audiocast on sfgiants.com and MLB.com ! Games broadcast on FSN Bay Area; # Game broadcast on KTVU-TV & Games played at AT&T Park in San Francisco; @ Game played at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland

SPRING TRAINING INNINGS BY POSITION

Linden -109.2 Ellison - 38.1 Bonds - 32 Winn - 29 Ortmeier - 22 Shabala - 10 Bowker - 10 Lewis - 6 Sweeney - 3

Finley - 93 Ellison - 79 Lewis - 30 Timpner -26 Nunez - 15 Winn - 14 Shabala - 2 Linden - 2

Chavez - 100 Feliz - 57.1 Buscher - 45.2 Vizcaino - 22 De La Rosa - 12 Hansen - 11 Sandoval - 8 Klink - 4

De La Rosa - 90 Vizquel - 57 Wald - 46 Chavez - 43.1 Vizcaino - 19 Bowers - 4.2

Frandsen - 139 Durham - 83 McMains - 20 Vizcaino - 14 LaBarbera - 3 Chavez - 1

Nunez - 73.1 Ortmeier - 59.1 Alou - 35 Schierholtz - 32 Linden - 18 Ellison - 14.2 Winn - 12 Horwitz - 11.2 Shabala - 3 Walter - 1

Niekro - 109 Sweeney - 70 Ishikawa - 28 Von Schell - 27.2 Santos - 18.1 Armitage - 4 Vizcaino - 3

Matheny - 87 Greene - 63 Alfonzo - 51.1 Haad - 26.2 Knoedler - 21 Jennings - 8 Munhall - 1 Rodriguez - 1