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2002 Milwaukee Brewers season

 

2002 Milwaukee Brewers season

The 2002 Milwaukee Brewers season involved the Brewers' finishing 6th in the National League Central with a record of 56 wins and 106 losses.

Offseason

  • January 21, 2002: Alex Ochoa was traded as part of a 3-team trade by the Colorado Rockies to the Milwaukee Brewers. The New York Mets sent Lenny Harris and Glendon Rusch to the Milwaukee Brewers. The New York Mets sent Benny Agbayani, Todd Zeile, and cash to the Colorado Rockies. The Colorado Rockies sent Craig House and Ross Gload to the New York Mets. The Milwaukee Brewers sent Jeff D'Amico, Jeromy Burnitz, Lou Collier, Mark Sweeney, and cash to the New York Mets.[1]
  • February 8, 2002: Midre Cummings was signed as a Free Agent with the Milwaukee Brewers.[2]

Regular season

On May 23, 2002, Shawn Green of the Los Angeles Dodgers hit four home runs in one game versus the Brewers. He also had one single and one double for a total of 19 total bases.[3] The number broke the previous record of 18 total bases set by Joe Adcock.

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

All-Star Game

The 2002 [1]

The roster selection for the 2002 game marked the inaugural All-Star Final Vote competition (then known as "The All-Star 30th Man" competition). Johnny Damon and Andruw Jones represented the American and National Leagues as a result of this contest.

Notable transactions

  • April 5, 2002: Marco Scutaro was selected off waivers by the New York Mets from the Milwaukee Brewers.[4]
  • June 4, 2002: Prince Fielder was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 2002 amateur draft. Player signed June 17, 2002.[5]
  • June 4, 2002: Hunter Pence was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 40th round of the 2002 amateur draft, but did not sign.[6]
  • July 31, 2002: Alex Ochoa was traded by the Milwaukee Brewers with Sal Fasano to the Anaheim Angels for players to be named later and Jorge Fábregas. The Anaheim Angels sent Johnny Raburn (minors) (August 14, 2002) and Pedro Liriano (September 20, 2002) to the Milwaukee Brewers to complete the trade.[1]


Roster

2002 Milwaukee Brewers
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

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

Awards and honors

  • 1B Richie Sexson, All-Star Game Selection
  • SS Jose Hernandez, All-Star Game Selection

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians International League Ed Romero
AA Huntsville Stars Southern League Frank Kremblas
A High Desert Mavericks California League Mike Caldwell
A Beloit Snappers Midwest League Don Money
Rookie AZL Brewers Arizona League Carlos Lezcano
Rookie Ogden Raptors Pioneer League Tim Blackwell
[7]

References

  • 2002 Milwaukee Brewers team page at Baseball Reference
  • 2002 Milwaukee Brewers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
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