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2002 Cincinnati Reds season

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2002 Cincinnati Reds season

2002 Cincinnati Reds
Major league affiliations
2002 information
Owner(s) Carl Lindner
General manager(s) Jim Bowden
Manager(s) Bob Boone
Local television FSN Ohio
(George Grande, Chris Welsh)
Local radio WLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)


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The Cincinnati Reds' 2002 season consisted of the Reds finishing with a 78-84 record to finish in third place in the National League Central, 19 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals. The Reds were managed by Bob Boone. The 2002 Reds season was their final in Cinergy Field.


  • January 7, 2002: José Rijo was signed as a free agent by the Reds.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

Central Division W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 97 65 -- .599
Houston Astros 84 78 13 .519
Cincinnati Reds 78 84 19 .481
Pittsburgh Pirates 72 89 24½ .447
Chicago Cubs 67 95 30 .414
Milwaukee Brewers 56 106 41 .346

Notable transactions


2002 Cincinnati Reds
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Game log

Player stats


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
C Jason LaRue 113 353 88 .249 12 52
LF Adam Dunn 158 535 133 .249 26 71

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Ken Griffey, Jr. 70 197 52 .264 8 23


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Elmer Dessens 30 178 7 8 3.03 93

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Bats International League Dave Miley
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Phillip Wellman
A Stockton Ports California League Jayhawk Owens
A Dayton Dragons Midwest League Donnie Scott
Rookie GCL Reds Gulf Coast League Edgar Caceres
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Rick Burleson


  • 2002 Cincinnati Reds season at Baseball Reference

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