2002 Chicago Cubs season

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2002 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tribune Company
General manager(s) Andy MacPhail, Jim Hendry
Manager(s) Don Baylor, Rene Lachemann, Bruce Kimm
Local television WGN-TV/Superstation WGN
(Chip Caray, Joe Carter)
FSN Chicago
(Chip Caray, Dave Otto)
Local radio WGN
(Pat Hughes, Ron Santo)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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Offseason[edit]

  • November 2, 2001: Mark Bellhorn was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Chicago Cubs for Adam Morrissey (minors).[1]
  • January 16, 2002: Alan Benes was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago Cubs.[2]
  • March 27, 2002: Dontrelle Willis was traded by the Chicago Cubs with Jose Cueto (minors), Ryan Jorgensen, and Julian Tavarez to the Florida Marlins for Antonio Alfonseca and Matt Clement.[3]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

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[edit]

  • September 4, 2002: Bill Mueller was traded by the Chicago Cubs with cash to the San Francisco Giants for Jeff Verplancke (minors).[4]

Roster[edit]

2002 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Smyth, SteveSteve Smyth 8 26 1 3 9.35 16

Other pitchers[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League Bruce Kimm and Pat Listach
AA West Tenn Diamond Jaxx Southern League Bobby Dickerson
A Daytona Cubs Florida State League Dave Trembley
A Lansing Lugnuts Midwest League Julio Garcia
Short-Season A Boise Hawks Northwest League Steve McFarland
Rookie AZL Cubs Arizona League Carmelo Martínez

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Boise, AZL Cubs[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/bellhma01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/benesal01.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/willido03.shtml
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/muellbi02.shtml
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007