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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The 2002 Chicago Cubs season was the 130th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 127th in the National League and the 87th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished fifth in the National League Central with a record of 67–95.

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]

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 97 65 0.599 52–29 45–36
Houston Astros 84 78 0.519 13 47–34 37–44
Cincinnati Reds 78 84 0.481 19 38–43 40–41
Pittsburgh Pirates 72 89 0.447 24½ 38–42 34–47
Chicago Cubs 67 95 0.414 30 36–45 31–50
Milwaukee Brewers 56 106 0.346 41 31–50 25–56


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