2002 Florida Marlins season

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2002 Florida Marlins
Major League affiliations
Record 79–83 (.488)
Divisional place 4th
Other information
Owner(s) John W. Henry
Manager(s) Jeff Torborg
Local television FSN Florida
(Len Kasper, Tommy Hutton)
Local radio WQAM
(Dave Van Horne, Jon Sciambi)
WQBA (Spanish)
(Felo Ramírez, Angel Rodriguez)
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The Florida Marlins' 2002 season started off with the team trying to improve on their 76-86 season from 2001. Their manager was Jeff Torborg. They played home games at Pro Player Stadium. They finished with a record of 79-83, 4th in the NL East.


  • February 18, 2002: Tim Raines signed as a Free Agent with the Florida Marlins.[1] He was the last batter to wear a flapless helmet, which has been illegal for new batters since the 1983 season.
  • March 27, 2002: Dontrelle Willis was traded by the Chicago Cubs with Jose Cueto (minors), Ryan Jorgensen, and Julián Tavárez to the Florida Marlins for Antonio Alfonseca and Matt Clement.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 101 59 0.631 52–28 49–31
Montreal Expos 83 79 0.512 19 49–32 34–47
Philadelphia Phillies 80 81 0.497 21½ 40–40 40–41
Florida Marlins 79 83 0.488 23 46–35 33–48
New York Mets 75 86 0.466 26½ 38–43 37–43

Citrus series[edit]

The annual interleague games between the Florida Marlins and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays were played in June and July. They are known as the Citrus Series. The Devil Rays won the series 4-2.

Date Winning Team Losing Team Score Venue
June 14 Devil Rays Marlins 4-3 (14 innings)[3] Pro Player Stadium
June 15 Marlins Devil Rays 3-0[4] Pro Player Stadium
June 16 Devil Rays Marlins 4-1[5] Pro Player Stadium
June 28 Devil Rays Marlins 4-0[6] Tropicana Field
June 29 Marlins Devil Rays 3-2 [7] Tropicana Field
June 30 Devil Rays Marlins 6-5 (12 innings)[8] Tropicana Field

Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 4, 2002: Jeremy Hermida was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 2002 amateur draft. Player signed July 5, 2002.[9]
  • July 11, 2002: Cliff Floyd was traded by the Florida Marlins with Wilton Guerrero, Claudio Vargas, and cash to the Montreal Expos for a player to be named later, Graeme Lloyd, Mike Mordecai, Carl Pavano, and Justin Wayne. The Montreal Expos sent Donald Levinski (minors) (August 5, 2002) to the Florida Marlins to complete the trade.[10]


2002 Florida Marlins
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats[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
González, ÁlexÁlex González 42 151 34 .225 2 18


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

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 Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League Dean Treanor
AA Portland Sea Dogs Eastern League Eric Fox
A Jupiter Hammerheads Florida State League Luis Dorante
A Kane County Cougars Midwest League Steve Phillips
Short-Season A Jamestown Jammers New York–Penn League Johnny Rodriguez
Rookie GCL Marlins Gulf Coast League Jesus Campos



  1. ^ Tim Raines Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/willido03.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/box-scores/boxscore.php?boxid=200206140FLO
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/box-scores/boxscore.php?boxid=200206150FLO
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/box-scores/boxscore.php?boxid=200206160FLO
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/box-scores/boxscore.php?boxid=200206280TBA
  7. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/box-scores/boxscore.php?boxid=200206290TBA
  8. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/box-scores/boxscore.php?boxid=200206300TBA
  9. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/hermije01.shtml
  10. ^ Cliff Floyd Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  11. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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