2002 Florida Marlins season

2002 Florida Marlins season

Template:MLB yearly infobox The Florida Marlins' 2002 season started off with the team trying to improve on their 76-86 season from 2001. Their manager was Jeff Torborg. They played home games at Pro Player Stadium. They finished with a record of 79-83, 4th in the NL East.

Offseason

  • February 18, 2002: Tim Raines signed as a Free Agent with the Florida Marlins.[1] He was the last batter to wear a flapless helmet, which has been illegal for new batters since the 1983 season.
  • March 27, 2002: Dontrelle Willis was traded by the Chicago Cubs with Jose Cueto (minors), Ryan Jorgensen, and Julián Tavárez to the Florida Marlins for Antonio Alfonseca and Matt Clement.[2]

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 101 59 .631 --
Montreal Expos 83 79 .512 19
Philadelphia Phillies 80 81 .497 21½
Florida Marlins 79 83 .488 23
New York Mets 75 86 .466 26½

Citrus series

The annual interleague games between the Florida Marlins and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays were played in June and July. They are known as the Citrus Series. The Devil Rays won the series 4-2.

Date Winning Team Losing Team Score Venue
June 14 Devil Rays Marlins 4-3 (14 innings)[3] Pro Player Stadium
June 15 Marlins Devil Rays 3-0[4] Pro Player Stadium
June 16 Devil Rays Marlins 4-1[5] Pro Player Stadium
June 28 Devil Rays Marlins 4-0[6] Tropicana Field
June 29 Marlins Devil Rays 3-2 [7] Tropicana Field
June 30 Devil Rays Marlins 6-5 (12 innings)[8] Tropicana Field

Notable transactions

  • June 4, 2002: Jeremy Hermida was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 2002 amateur draft. Player signed July 5, 2002.[9]
  • July 11, 2002: Cliff Floyd was traded by the Florida Marlins with Wilton Guerrero, Claudio Vargas, and cash to the Montreal Expos for a player to be named later, Graeme Lloyd, Mike Mordecai, Carl Pavano, and Justin Wayne. The Montreal Expos sent Donald Levinski (minors) (August 5, 2002) to the Florida Marlins to complete the trade.[10]

Roster

2002 Florida Marlins
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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
González, ÁlexÁlex González 42 151 34 .225 2 18

Pitching

Starting 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

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

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League Dean Treanor
AA Portland Sea Dogs Eastern League Eric Fox
A Jupiter Hammerheads Florida State League Luis Dorante
A Kane County Cougars Midwest League Steve Phillips
Short-Season A Jamestown Jammers New York–Penn League Johnny Rodriguez
Rookie GCL Marlins Gulf Coast League Jesus Campos
[11]

References

External links

  • 2002 Marlins
  • 2002 Florida Marlins team page at www.baseball-almanac.com

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