2002 Chicago White Sox season

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2002 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jerry Reinsdorf
Manager(s) Jerry Manuel
Local television WGN-TV/WCIU-TV
FSN Chicago
(Ken Harrelson, Darrin Jackson)
Local radio WMVP
(John Rooney, Ed Farmer)
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The 2002 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 103rd season, and their 102nd in Major League Baseball. They finished with a record 81-81, good enough for 2nd place in the American League Central, 13.5 games behind the champion Minnesota Twins.

Offseason[edit]

February 1, 2002: Kenny Lofton signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago White Sox.

Regular season[edit]

  • On May 2, 2002, Mike Cameron of the Mariners hit four home runs in one game versus the White Sox.[1]
  • On July 2, the Tigers and White Sox set a Major League Baseball record by combining to hit for 12 home runs in one game. The box score for the Home Runs is as follows:
    • Detroit Young 2 (7,1st inning off Ritchie 0 on, 2 out,9th inning off Howry 0 on, 2 out); Fick (11,1st inning off Ritchie 1 on, 2 out); Lombard (1,7th inning off Ritchie 0 on, 1 out); Magee (6,9th inning off Howry 0 on, 0 out); Easley (4,9th inning off Howry 1 on).
    • Chicago Lofton (4,1st inning off Bernero 0 on, 0 out); Ordonez 2 (15,1st inning off Bernero 0 on, 2 out,8th inning off Paniagua 3 on, 1 out); Valentin (11,2nd inning off Bernero 0 on, 0 out); Alomar 2 (6,4th inning off Bernero 0 on, 2 out,6th inning off Lima 0 on).[2]

Season standings[edit]

AL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Minnesota Twins 94 67 0.584 54–27 40–40
Chicago White Sox 81 81 0.500 13½ 47–34 34–47
Cleveland Indians 74 88 0.457 20½ 39–42 35–46
Kansas City Royals 62 100 0.383 32½ 37–44 25–56
Detroit Tigers 55 106 0.342 39 33–47 22–59


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

  • May 16, 2002: Brooks Kieschnick was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago White Sox.[3]
  • July 25, 2002: Ray Durham was traded by the Chicago White Sox with cash to the Oakland Athletics for Jon Adkins.[4]
  • July 28, 2002: Kenny Lofton was traded by the Chicago White Sox to the San Francisco Giants for Felix Diaz and Ryan Meaux (minors).
  • July 29, 2002: Sandy Alomar, Jr. was traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Colorado Rockies for Enemencio Pacheco (minors).[5]

Roster[edit]

2002 Chicago White Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

2002 White Sox Game Log


Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; BB = Base on balls; SO = Strikeouts; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Sandy Alomar, Jr., C 51 167 21 48 10 1 7 25 5 14 .287 0
Joe Borchard, OF 16 36 5 8 0 0 2 5 1 14 .222 0
Mark Buehrle, P 34 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167 0
Royce Clayton, SS 112 342 51 86 14 2 7 35 20 67 .251 5
Joe Crede, 3B 53 200 28 57 10 0 12 35 8 40 .285 0
Ray Durham, 2B 96 345 71 103 20 2 9 48 49 59 .299 20
Keith Foulke, P 65 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Jon Garland, P 33 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Gary Glover, P 41 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Tony Graffanino, 3B,2B,SS 70 229 35 60 12 4 6 31 22 38 .262 2
Willie Harris, 2B,CF 49 163 14 38 4 0 2 12 9 21 .233 8
D'Angelo Jiménez, 2B,SS 27 108 22 31 4 3 1 11 16 10 .287 2
Mark Johnson, C 86 263 31 55 8 1 4 18 30 52 .209 0
Paul Konerko, 1B 151 570 81 173 30 0 27 104 44 72 .304 0
Carlos Lee, LF 140 492 82 130 26 2 26 80 75 73 .264 1
Jeff Liefer, OF,1B,DH 76 204 28 47 8 0 7 26 19 60 .230 0
Kenny Lofton, CF 93 352 68 91 20 6 8 42 49 51 .259 22
Dámaso Marte, P 68 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Miguel Olivo, C 6 19 2 4 1 0 1 5 2 5 .211 0
Magglio Ordóñez, RF 153 590 116 189 47 1 38 135 53 77 .320 7
Josh Paul, C 33 104 11 25 4 0 0 11 9 22 .240 2
Todd Ritchie, P 27 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 0
Aaron Rowand, CF 126 302 41 78 16 2 7 29 12 54 .258 0
Frank Thomas, DH,1B 148 523 77 132 29 1 28 92 88 115 .252 3
José Valentín, 3B 135 474 70 118 26 4 25 75 43 99 .249 3
Dan Wright, P 33 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0
Team totals
162 5502 856 1475 289 29 217 819 555 952 .268 75

Pitching[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; HR = Home runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER HR BB K
Lorenzo Barcelo 0 1 9.00 4 0 0 6.0 9 6 6 1 1 1
Rocky Biddle 3 4 4.06 44 7 1 77.2 72 42 35 13 43 64
Mark Buehrle 19 12 3.58 34 34 0 239.0 236 102 95 25 68 134
Keith Foulke 2 4 2.90 65 0 11 77.2 65 26 25 7 15 58
Jon Garland 12 12 4.58 33 33 0 192.2 188 109 98 23 84 112
Matt Ginter 1 0 4.47 33 0 1 54.1 59 34 27 6 21 37
Gary Glover 7 8 5.20 41 22 1 138.1 136 86 80 21 53 70
Bob Howry 2 2 3.91 47 0 0 50.2 45 22 22 7 19 31
Dámaso Marte 1 1 2.83 68 0 10 60.1 44 19 19 5 20 72
Antonio Osuna 8 2 3.86 59 0 11 67.2 64 32 29 1 32 66
Jim Parque 1 4 9.95 8 4 0 25.1 34 29 28 11 16 13
Mike Porzio 2 2 4.81 32 0 0 43.0 40 25 23 10 25 33
Jon Rauch 2 1 6.59 8 6 0 28.2 28 26 21 7 16 19
Todd Ritchie 5 15 6.06 26 23 0 133.2 176 104 90 18 54 77
Dan Wright 14 12 5.18 33 33 0 196.1 200 124 113 32 72 136
Kelly Wunsch 2 1 3.41 50 0 0 31.2 26 12 12 3 20 22
Team totals
81 81 4.53 162 162 35 1423.0 1422 798 716 190 559 945

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Charlotte Knights International League Nick Capra
AA Birmingham Barons Southern League Wally Backman
A Winston-Salem Warthogs Carolina League Razor Shines
A Kannapolis Intimidators South Atlantic League John Orton
Rookie Bristol White Sox Appalachian League Nick Leyva
Rookie AZL White Sox Arizona League Jerry Hairston, Sr.

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Birmingham, Bristol[6]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.258, David Nemec and Scott latow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Box Score of Game played on Tuesday, July 2, 2002 at Comiskey Park II
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/k/kiescbr01.shtml
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/d/durhara01.shtml
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/a/alomasa02.shtml
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007