- Kirk Rueter (1996-2005)
Wins Above Replacement: 12.3
Nicknamed Woody for his striking resemblance to the Toy Story icon, Rueter played ten seasons for the Giants after spending his first four years in Montreal. A fun fact about Rueter is he started the first ever game at AT&T Park in 2000, then named Pacific Bell Park. Rueter’s best year, according to WAR came in 2002, where he compiled a 2.8 WAR. Woody went 14-8 on the year with a 3.23 ERA, including a no decision in game four of the World Series, throwing six innings and giving up only three runs.
Overall, he pitched 281 games for the orange and black, going 105-80 with a 4.32 ERA, before retiring as a Giants following the 2005 season.