2003 Cleveland Indians season

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2003 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Larry Dolan
General manager(s) Mark Shapiro
Manager(s) Eric Wedge
Local television FSN Ohio
Local radio WTAM
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Offseason[edit]

  • December 6, 2002: Travis Hafner was traded by the Texas Rangers with Aaron Myette to the Cleveland Indians for Einar Díaz and Ryan Drese.[1]
  • December 19, 2002: Jason Bere was signed as a Free Agent with the Cleveland Indians.[2]
  • December 23, 2002: AJ Hinch was signed as a Free Agent with the Cleveland Indians.[3]
  • January 14, 2003: Shane Spencer signed as a Free Agent with the Cleveland Indians.[4]
  • March 29, 2003: AJ Hinch was purchased by the Detroit Tigers from the Cleveland Indians.[3]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL Central W L GB Pct.
Minnesota Twins 90 72 -- .556
Chicago White Sox 86 76 4 .531
Kansas City Royals 83 79 7 .512
Cleveland Indians 68 94 22 .420
Detroit Tigers 43 119 47 .265

Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 3, 2003: Kevin Kouzmanoff was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 6th round of the 2003 amateur draft. Player signed June 3, 2003.
  • July 18, 2003: Shane Spencer was traded by the Cleveland Indians with Ricardo Rodríguez to the Texas Rangers for Ryan Ludwick.[4]

Roster[edit]

2003 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

2003 Game Log

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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

Pos Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
C Josh Bard 91 303 25 74 13 1 8 36 .244 0
1B Ben Broussard 116 386 53 96 21 3 16 55 .249 5
2B Brandon Phillips 112 370 36 77 18 1 6 33 .208 4
3B Casey Blake 152 557 80 143 35 0 17 67 .257 7
SS Jhonny Peralta 77 242 24 55 10 1 4 21 .227 1
LF Matt Lawton 99 374 57 93 19 0 15 53 .249 10
CF Milton Bradley 101 377 61 121 34 2 10 56 .321 17
RF Jody Gerut 127 480 66 134 33 2 22 75 .279 4
DH Ellis Burks 55 198 27 52 11 1 6 28 .263 1

Other batters[edit]

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

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
Coco Crisp 99 414 55 110 15 6 3 27 .266 15
Alex Escobar 28 99 16 27 2 0 5 14 .273 1
Karim García 24 93 8 18 1 0 5 14 .194 0
Ricky Gutiérrez 16 50 2 13 3 0 0 3 .260 0
Travis Hafner 91 291 35 74 19 3 14 40 .254 2
Greg LaRocca 5 9 3 3 1 0 0 0 .333 0
Tim Laker 52 162 17 39 11 0 3 21 .241 2
Ryan Ludwick 39 136 14 36 7 1 7 26 .265 2
Chris Magruder 9 26 3 9 2 1 1 3 .346 0
Víctor Martínez 49 159 15 46 4 0 1 16 .289 1
John McDonald 82 214 21 46 9 1 1 14 .215 3
Ángel Santos 32 76 9 17 3 1 3 6 .224 1
Bill Selby 27 39 3 4 1 0 0 5 .103 0
Zach Sorensen 36 37 2 5 1 0 1 2 .135 0
Shane Spencer 64 210 23 57 10 0 8 26 .271 2
Omar Vizquel 64 250 43 61 13 2 2 19 .244 8

Note: Pitchers' hitting stats are not included above.

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; IP = Innings pitched; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS IP BB K
CC Sabathia 13 9 3.60 30 30 197.2 66 141
Jason Davis 8 11 4.68 27 27 165.1 47 85
Brian Anderson 9 10 3.71 25 24 148.0 32 72
Ricardo Rodríguez 3 9 5.73 15 15 81.2 28 41
Cliff Lee 3 3 3.61 9 9 52.1 20 44
Jason Bere 0 0 4.05 2 2 6.2 2 1

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP BB K
Jake Westbrook 7 10 4.33 34 22 0 133.0 56 58
Billy Traber 6 9 5.24 33 18 0 111.2 40 88
Jason Stanford 1 3 3.60 13 8 0 50.0 16 30
Brian Tallet 0 2 4.74 5 3 0 19.0 8 9
Chad Durbin 0 1 7.27 3 1 0 8.2 3 8

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched;SV = Saves; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G SV IP BB K
Danys Báez 2 9 3.81 73 25 75.2 23 66
David Riske 2 2 2.29 68 8 74.2 20 82
Jason Boyd 3 1 4.30 44 0 52.1 26 31
Terry Mulholland 3 4 4.91 45 0 99.0 37 42
Rafael Betancourt 2 2 2.13 33 1 38.0 13 36
Jack Cressend 2 1 2.51 33 0 43.0 9 28
José Santiago 1 3 2.84 25 0 31.2 14 15
Dan Miceli 1 1 1.20 13 0 15 6 19
Carl Sadler 0 0 1.86 18 0 9.2 5 10
Nick Bierbrodt 0 0 6.75 5 0 8.0 4 9
David Lee 1 0 4.70 8 0 7.2 6 7
Alex Herrera 0 0 9.00 10 0 7.0 8 6
Chad Paronto 0 2 9.45 6 0 6.2 3 6
Jason Phillips 0 1 9.00 3 0 5.0 2 2
Jerrod Riggan 0 0 9.00 2 0 4.0 1 2
David Cortes 0 0 12.00 2 0 3.0 0 1
Aaron Myette 0 0 23.62 2 0 2.2 2 1
Dave Elder 1 1 19.29 4 0 2.1 4 3

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

  • C. C. Sabathia, Pitcher, Reserve

Minor league affiliates[edit]

Classification level Team League
AAA Buffalo Bisons International League
AA Akron Aeros Eastern League
Advanced A Kinston Indians Carolina League
A Lake County Captains South Atlantic League
Short Season A Mahoning Valley Scrappers New York–Penn League
Rookie Burlington Indians Appalachian League

Notes[edit]

References[edit]