September 30, 2009

Brian Giles


Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Teams | Cleveland (1995-98), Pirates (99-2003), Padres (03-09)

How he was acquired | The Padres traded Oliver Perez, Jason Bay and Cory Stewart to the Pirates for Giles on Aug. 26, 2003.
How he left | The Padres did not offer Giles salary arbitration after the 2009 season.

Player most similar to | Bobby Abreu
Career year (2002) 38 home runs, 103 RBIs, .298 batting average, .450 on-base percentage, .622 slugging percentage, 135 walks.

RESUME
• Top 10 in MVP voting (2005)
• Two-time All-Star (2000-01)

LEAGUE LEADER
• Walks (2005)