2002 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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2002 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Kevin McClatchy
General manager(s) Dave Littlefield
Manager(s) Lloyd McClendon
Local television WCWB-TV
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
Local radio KDKA
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
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The 2002 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 121st season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 116th in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished fourth in the National League Central with a record of 72–89.

Offseason[edit]

  • January 5, 2002: Scott Service was signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates.[1]
  • January 25, 2002: Wayne Gomes was signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates.[2]
  • March 5, 2002: Curtis Pride was signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates.[3]
  • March 5, 2002: Josías Manzanillo was signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates.[4]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[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

Transactions[edit]

  • April 26, 2002: Wayne Gomes was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates.[2]
  • August 15, 2002: Josías Manzanillo was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates.[4]

Roster[edit]

2002 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Batting[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
Aramis Ramírez 142 522 122 .234 18 71

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

2002 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League Marty Brown
AA Altoona Curve Eastern League Dale Sveum
A Lynchburg Hillcats Carolina League Pete Mackanin
A Hickory Crawdads South Atlantic League Tony Beasley
Short-Season A Williamsport Crosscutters New York–Penn League Andy Stewart
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lynchburg, Hickory

References[edit]