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2002 Boston Red Sox season

2002 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Boston, Massachusetts (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) JRY Trust, John W. Henry
    Manager(s) Grady Little
    Local television WFXT
    (Sean McDonough, Jerry Remy)
    NESN
    (Don Orsillo, Jerry Remy)
    Local radio WEEI
    (Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
    WLYN
    (J.P. Villaman, Juan Oscar Baez, Uri Berenguer, & Luis Tiant)
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    The 2002 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 2nd in the American League East with a record of 93 wins and 69 losses.

    Offseason

    • October 9, 2001: Craig Grebeck was released by the Boston Red Sox.[1]
    • December 21, 2001: Johnny Damon signed a four-year, $31 million contract to join the Boston Red Sox
    • February 13, 2002: Rickey Henderson signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox.

    Regular season

    • Pedro Martinez became the first player to win 20 games in one season but pitch less than 200 innings.[2]
    • Seven Red Sox players were voted on to the American League roster for the 2002 All Star Game played in Milwaukee, WI at Miller Park. Pitcher Derek Lowe, left fielder Manny Ramirez and third baseman Shea Hillenbrand started the game, while pitchers Pedro Martinez and Ugueth Urbina joined shortstop Nomar Garciaparra and outfielder Johnny Damon as reserves.
    File:Rickeyhenderson2002.jpg
    Rickey Henderson with Boston in 2002

    Season standings

    Template:MLB standings


    Transactions

    • April 27, 2002: Wayne Gomes was signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox.[3]
    • June 26, 2002: Alan Embree was traded by the San Diego Padres with Andy Shibilo (minors) to the Boston Red Sox for Dan Giese and Brad Baker (minors).[4]
    • July 30, 2002: Cliff Floyd was traded by the Montreal Expos to the Boston Red Sox for Sun-Woo Kim and Seung Song (minors).[5]

    Opening Day Lineup

    18 Johnny Damon CF
    30 José Offerman DH
      5 Nomar Garciaparra     SS
    24 Manny Ramírez LF
    22 Tony Clark 1B
      7 Trot Nixon RF
    29 Shea Hillenbrand 3B
    33 Jason Varitek C
    13 Rey Sánchez 2B
    45 Pedro Martínez P

    Roster

    2002 Boston Red Sox
    Roster

    Pitchers

    Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Designated hitters

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: 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
    C Jason Varitek 132 467 124 .266 10 61
    1B Tony Clark 90 275 57 .207 3 29
    2B Rey Sánchez 107 357 102 .286 1 38
    3B Shea Hillenbrand 156 634 186 .293 18 83
    SS Nomar Garciaparra 156 635 197 .310 24 120
    LF Manny Ramírez 120 436 152 .349 33 107
    CF Johnny Damon 154 623 178 .286 14 63
    RF Trot Nixon 152 532 136 .256 24 94
    DH Carlos Baerga 73 182 52 .286 2 19

    Other batters

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA
    Relief pitchers
    Player G W L SV ERA SO

    Farm system

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    References

    1. ^ Craig Grebeck Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
    2. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.372, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
    3. ^ Wayne Gomes Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
    4. ^ Alan Embree Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    5. ^ Cliff Floyd Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007