Season Information
Team Name
2002 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
55-106 (.342)   GBL: -39
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 14 / 29
Runs For/Against
575 / 864   Diff: -289
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
26
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
10
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
2002-12-19Seth GreisingerSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3200RR1975-07-29Kansas City,KS
1996-  1-   6-DET
MLB1998-20051994-2013
2002-12-19Warren MorrisSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.2B-3B5-11179LR1974-01-11Alexandria,LA
1996-  5- 143-TEX
MLB1999-20031994-2005
2002-12-18Matt WalbeckSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.C-DH5-11188BR1969-10-02Sacramento,CA
1987-  8- 192-CHN
MLB1993-20031987-2003
2002-12-16Travis ChapmanPurchased by Tigers from Indians.3B-1B6-2185RR1978-06-05Jacksonville,FL
2000- 17- 505-PHI
MLB2003-20031997-2006
2002-12-16Pedro FelicianoReleased by Tigers.P5-11165LL1976-08-25Dorado,PR
1995- 31- 863-LAN
MLB2002-20131995-2014
2002-12-16Matt RoneyPurchased by Tigers from Pirates.P6-3232RR1980-01-10Tulsa,OK
1998-  1-  28-COL
MLB2003-20061998-2007
2002-12-16Wil LedezmaSelected by Tigers from Red Sox in Rule 5 major league draftP6-3152LL1981-01-21Guarico,VZ
1998-  0-   0-BOS
MLB2003-20111999-2019
2002-12-16Jorge SequeaSelected by Blue Jays from Tigers in Rule 5 minor league draft2B-SS5-10165BR1980-10-01Anaco,VZ
AAA2001-2005
2002-12-16Mike SteeleSelected by Mariners from Tigers in Rule 5 minor league draftP6-2200RR1978-08-22Mount Pleasant,MI
2000- 29- 858-DET
A+2000-2005
2002-12-16Charles CarterSelected by Orioles from Tigers in Rule 5 minor league draftOF-1B6-2215RR1982-09-27Fort Worth,TX
2005- 27- 830-SLN
A2004-2009
2002-12-16Roberto NovoaTraded by Pirates with Adrian Burnside to Tigers for Randall Simon.P6-5200RR1981-08-16Las Matas de Farfan,DR
1999-  0-   0-PIT
MLB2004-20062001-2014
2002-12-13Tim McClaskeySigned by TigersP5-10170RR1976-01-11Portsmouth,OH
1995- 36- 989-MIA
AAA1996-2008
2002-12-13Giancarlo AlvaradoSigned by TigersP-OF6-4210RR1978-01-24Arecibo,PR
AAA1995-2015
2002-12-03Chris MearsSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-4180RR1978-01-20Ottawa,ON
1996-  5- 147-SEA
MLB2003-20031996-2005
2002-12-01Rayner Bautistare-signed by TigersSS-2B5-11155RR1978-09-17Nizao Bani,DR
AAA1997-2009
2002-11-30Mark JohnsonSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3226RR1975-05-02Dayton,OH
1996-  1-  19-HOU
MLB2000-20001995-2005
2002-11-29Ernie YoungSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.OF-CF6-1234RR1969-07-08Chicago,IL
1990- 10- 289-OAK
MLB1994-20041990-2007
2002-11-25Roberto NovoaTraded by Pirates to Tigers Dec. 17 2002 as part of trade in which Tigers sent 1B Randall Simon to Pirates for two players to be namedP6-5200RR1981-08-16Las Matas de Farfan,DR
1999-  0-   0-PIT
MLB2004-20062001-2014
2002-11-25Adrian BurnsideTraded by Pirates with two players to be named to Tigers for 1B Randall SimonP6-3168RL1977-03-15Alice Springs,AU
AAA1996-2011
2002-11-25Randall SimonTraded by Tigers to Pirates for Roberto Novoa and Adrian Burnside.1B-DH6-0230LL1975-05-26Willemstad,CC
1992-  0-   0-ATL
MLB1997-20061993-2010
2002-11-22Warren MorrisSigned by Tigers2B-3B5-11179LR1974-01-11Alexandria,LA
1996-  5- 143-TEX
MLB1999-20031994-2005
2002-11-20Damian JacksonReleased by Tigers.SS-2B5-11185RR1973-08-06Los Angeles,CA
1991- 44-1148-CLE
MLB1996-20061992-2009
2002-11-19Brian SchmackSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-2195RR1973-12-07Chicago,IL
1996-  0-   0-CHA
MLB2003-20031992-2004
2002-11-15Gene KingsaleTraded by Padres to Tigers for Mike Rivera.OF-CF6-3194BR1976-08-20Oranjestad,AA
1993-  0-   0-BAL
MLB1998-20031994-2005
2002-11-15Mike RiveraTraded by Tigers to Padres for Gene Kingsale.C-1B6-0190RR1976-09-08Rio Piedras,PR
1997-  0-   0-DET
MLB2001-20111997-2012
2002-11-11Kevin LidleReleased by TigersC-P5-11170BR1972-03-22Hollywood,CA
1992- 24- 672-DET
AAA1992-2005
2002-11-04Pat Ahearnere-signed by TigersP6-3195RR1969-12-10San Francisco,CA
1992-  7- 196-DET
MLB1995-19951992-2013
2002-11-02Rafael RoqueSigned by TigersP6-4189LL1973-10-27Cotui,DR
1991-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1998-20001992-2005
2002-10-30Jhonny Perezre-signed by Tigers2B-SS5-10180RR1976-10-23Santo Domingo,DR
AAA1994-2005
2002-10-11Pedro FelicianoClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Mets.P5-11165LL1976-08-25Dorado,PR
1995- 31- 863-LAN
MLB2002-20131995-2014
2002-10-03Jacob CruzReleased by Tigers.OF-RF6-0179LL1973-01-28Oxnard,CA
1994-  1-  32-SFN
MLB1996-20051994-2010
2002-10-02Mitch MeluskeyReleased by Tigers.C-OF6-0185BR1973-09-18Yakima,WA
1992- 12- 322-CLE
MLB1998-20031992-2003
2002-09-24Jason JimenezClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Devil Rays.P6-2208RL1976-01-10Modesto,CA
1997- 28- 864-TBA
MLB2002-20021997-2004
2002-09-18Jesse CaraballoSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersP6-1190RR1986-07-17San Cristobal,DR
A+2003-2006
2002-09-18Jose FragosoSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersP6-0170RR1984-11-12Santiago,DR
A+2004-2009
2002-09-18Jason FrasorTraded by Tigers with Tom Farmer to Dodgers for Hiram Bocachica.P5-10170RR1977-08-09Chicago,IL
1999- 33- 987-DET
MLB2004-20151998-2015
2002-09-11Cecilio GaribaldiLoaned by Devil Rays to Mexico City Tigers June 27-P6-2214RR1978-01-05Guasave,MX
AAA1998-2015
2002-09-11Iker FrancoLoaned by Devil Rays to Mexico City Tigers June 19-C-1B6-1212RR1981-05-05Ensenada,MX
AAA2000-2019
2002-09-09Jose LimaReleased by TigersP6-2205RR1972-09-30Santiago,DR
1989-  0-   0-DET
MLB1994-20061990-2009
2002-09-07Jose LimaReleased by Tigers.P6-2205RR1972-09-30Santiago,DR
1989-  0-   0-DET
MLB1994-20061990-2009
2002-09-07Jose PaniaguaReleased by Tigers.P6-2195RR1973-08-20San Jose de Ocoa,DR
1990-  0-   0-MON
MLB1996-20031993-2008
2002-08-22Jason ArnoldTigers acquired RHP Jeremy Bonderman from Athletics to complete tradeP6-3210RR1979-05-02Melbourne,FL
2001-  2-  63-NYA
AAA2001-2006
2002-08-22Jeremy BondermanTraded by Athletics with Franklyn German and Carlos Pena to Tigers for John-Ford Griffin, Jason Arnold, Ted Lilly and Cash.P6-0210RR1982-10-28Pasco,WA
2001-  1-  26-OAK
MLB2003-20132002-2013
2002-08-16Jason BeverlinClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Indians.P6-5220LR1973-11-21Waynesville,NC
1994-  4-  93-OAK
MLB2002-20021994-2007
2002-07-31Oscar SalazarClaimed on waivers by Mets from Tigers.SS-3B5-11178RR1978-06-27Maracay,VZ
1994-  0-   0-OAK
MLB2002-20101998-2013
2002-07-26Tom FarmerTraded by Tigers with a player to be named to Dodgers for OF Hiram Bocachica July 26 2002P6-2195RR1979-07-27Blue Island,IL
2001-  7- 207-DET
AAA1998-2005
2002-07-25Hiram BocachicaTraded by Dodgers to Tigers for Jason Frasor and Tom Farmer.OF-2B5-11165RR1976-03-04Ponce,PR
1994-  1-  21-MON
MLB2000-20071994-2011
2002-07-25Jason FrasorTraded by Tigers to Dodgers S completing trade in which Dodgers sent OF Hiram Bocachica to Tigers for RHP Tom Farmer and a player to be namedP5-10170RR1977-08-09Chicago,IL
1999- 33- 987-DET
MLB2004-20151998-2015
2002-07-24Erik SabelClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Diamondbacks.P6-2185RR1974-10-14West Lafayette,IN
1996- 42-1262-ARI
MLB1999-20021994-2003
2002-07-23Noochie VarnerTraded by Reds to Tigers Aug. 30 2002 as part of trade in which Tigers sent RHP Brian Moehler 3B Matt Boone and cash to Reds for two players to be namedOF-3B6-0185RR1980-12-07Cynthiana,KY
2000- 10- 303-CIN
AAA2000-2007
2002-07-23David EspinosaTraded by Reds with two players to be named to Tigers for RHP Brian Moehler 3B Matt Boone and cash July 23 2002OF-2B6-1170BR1981-12-16Caracas,VZ
2000-  1-  23-CIN
AAA2001-2014
2002-07-23Brian MoehlerTraded by Tigers with Matt Boone and Cash to Reds for Jorge Cordova, Noochie Varner and David Espinosa.P6-3235RR1971-12-31Rockingham,NC
1993-  6- 165-DET
MLB1996-20101993-2010
2002-07-18Jorge PatinoSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersSS-2B5-10150RR1986-01-25Puerto La Cruz,VZ
AA2003-2007
2002-07-06Franklyn GermanTraded by Athletics to Tigers with 1B Carlos Pena and a player to be named as part of three-way trade in which Athletics received LHP Ted Lilly RHP Jason Arnold and OF John-Ford Griffin from Yankees and Yankees received RHP Jeff Weaver from Tigers July 6P6-4170RR1980-01-20San Cristobal,DR
1996-  0-   0-OAK
MLB2002-20081998-2011
2002-07-06Carlos PenaTraded by Athletics to Tigers with RHP Franklyn German and a player to named as part of three way trade in which Athletics received LHP Ted Lilly RHP Jason Arnold and OF John-Ford Griffin from Yankees and Yankees received RHP Jeff Weaver from Tigers July1B-DH6-2210LL1978-05-17Santo Domingo,DR
1998-  1-  10-TEX
MLB2001-20141998-2014
2002-07-06Jeff WeaverTraded by Tigers to Yankees as part of three-way trade in which Tigers received 1B Carlos Pena RHP Franklyn German and a player to be named from Athletics and Athletics received LHP Ted Lilly RHP Jason Arnold and OF John-Ford Griffin from Yankees July 6 2P6-5200RR1976-08-22Northridge,CA
1998-  1-  14-DET
MLB1999-20101998-2010
2002-07-06Ted LillyTraded by Yankees to Athletics with RHP Jason Arnold and OF John-Ford Griffin as part of three-way trade in which Yankees received RHP Jeff Weaver from Tigers and Tigers received 1B Carlos Pena RHP Franklyn German and a player to be named from Athletics JP6-0185LL1976-01-04Lomita,CA
1996- 23- 688-LAN
MLB1999-20131996-2013
2002-07-06Jason ArnoldTraded by Yankees with LHP Ted Lilly and OF John-Ford Griffin to Athletics as part of three-way trade in which Yankees received RHP Jeff Weaver from Tigers and Tigers received 1B Carlos Pena RHP Franklyn German and a player to be named from Athletics JulyP6-3210RR1979-05-02Melbourne,FL
2001-  2-  63-NYA
AAA2001-2006
2002-07-06John-Ford GriffinTraded by Yankees with LHP Ted Lilly and RHP Jason Arnold to Athletics as part of three-way trade in which Yankees received RHP Jeff Weaver from Tigers and Tigers received 1B Carlos Pena RHP Franklyn German and a player to be named from Athletics July 6 2OF-LF6-2215LL1979-11-19Sarasota,FL
2001-  1-  23-NYA
MLB2005-20071999-2010
2002-07-05Mark JohnsonSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3226RR1975-05-02Dayton,OH
1996-  1-  19-HOU
MLB2000-20001995-2005
2002-07-05Franklyn GermanTraded by Athletics with Jeremy Bonderman and Carlos Pena to Tigers for John-Ford Griffin, Jason Arnold, Ted Lilly and Cash.P6-4170RR1980-01-20San Cristobal,DR
1996-  0-   0-OAK
MLB2002-20081998-2011
2002-07-05Carlos PenaTraded by Athletics with Jeremy Bonderman and Franklyn German to Tigers for John-Ford Griffin, Jason Arnold, Ted Lilly and Cash.1B-DH6-2210LL1978-05-17Santo Domingo,DR
1998-  1-  10-TEX
MLB2001-20141998-2014
2002-07-05Jeff WeaverTraded by Tigers with Cash to Yankees for Jeremy Bonderman, Franklyn German and Carlos Pena.P6-5200RR1976-08-22Northridge,CA
1998-  1-  14-DET
MLB1999-20101998-2010
2002-07-01Matt OakesContract purchased by Tigers from WinnipegC-1B5-11180RR1979-08-30Oklahoma City,OK
AA2000-2005
2002-06-29Pat AhearneContract purchased by Tigers from BridgeportP6-3195RR1969-12-10San Francisco,CA
1992-  7- 196-DET
MLB1995-19951992-2013
2002-06-21Luis GilSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersSS-P6-1170RR1984-02-12Cotui,DR
A+2003-2008
2002-06-19George LombardTraded by Braves to Tigers for Kris Keller.OF-LF6-0202LR1975-09-14Atlanta,GA
1994-  2-  61-ATL
MLB1998-20061994-2009
2002-06-19Kris KellerTraded by Tigers to Braves for George Lombard.P6-2225RR1978-03-01Williamsport,PA
1996-  4- 101-DET
MLB2002-20021996-2004
2002-06-10Sam FlamontSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersOF-2B6-0210LR1980-03-17Dearborn Heights,MI
A+2001-2005
2002-05-31Wilkin RodriguezSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersOF5-10150LL1982-09-05Santo Domingo,DR
Rk2005-2005
2002-05-23Bill SimasReleased by Tigers.P6-3235LR1971-11-28Hanford,CA
1992-  6- 160-CAL
MLB1995-20001992-2010
2002-05-22Koby PerezReleased by TigersC-1B6-2220RR1982-09-26Tamayo,DR
Rk2002-2005
2002-05-16Chris TrubyTraded by Expos to Tigers for Jose Macias.3B-1B6-2190RR1973-12-09Palm Springs,CA
1992-  0-   0-HOU
MLB2000-20031993-2007
2002-05-16Jose MaciasTraded by Tigers to Expos for Chris Truby.2B-3B5-10175BR1974-01-25Panama City,PN
1992-  0-   0-MON
MLB1999-20051994-2011
2002-04-19Gus MarquettiSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersP6-6220BR1978-02-24Caracas,VZ
AA2002-2009
2002-04-02Shane HeamsClaimed on waivers by Red Sox from TigersP-OF6-1175RR1975-09-29Toledo,OH
1994- 41-1138-SEA
AAA1995-2005
2002-03-28Juan SosaReleased by TigersSS-2B6-1175RR1975-08-19San Francisco de Macoris,DR
1992-  0-   0-LAN
MLB1999-20011995-2006
2002-03-28Melvin NievesReleased by TigersOF-RF6-2220BR1971-12-28San Juan,PR
1988-  0-   0-ATL
MLB1992-19981988-2008
2002-03-27Kevin LidleSigned by TigersC-P5-11170BR1972-03-22Hollywood,CA
1992- 24- 672-DET
AAA1992-2005
2002-03-25Jose PaniaguaTraded by Rockies to Tigers for Ronnie Merrill and Victor Santos.P6-2195RR1973-08-20San Jose de Ocoa,DR
1990-  0-   0-MON
MLB1996-20031993-2008
2002-03-25Victor SantosTraded by Tigers with Ronnie Merrill to Rockies for Jose Paniagua.P6-3175RR1976-10-02San Pedro de Macoris,DR
1995-  0-   0-DET
MLB2001-20071996-2010
2002-03-24Matt WalbeckTraded by Padres with Damian Jackson to Tigers for Rich Gomez and Javier Cardona.C-DH5-11188BR1969-10-02Sacramento,CA
1987-  8- 192-CHN
MLB1993-20031987-2003
2002-03-24Damian JacksonTraded by Padres with Matt Walbeck to Tigers for Rich Gomez and Javier Cardona.SS-2B5-11185RR1973-08-06Los Angeles,CA
1991- 44-1148-CLE
MLB1996-20061992-2009
2002-03-24Javier CardonaTraded by Tigers with Rich Gomez to Padres for Matt Walbeck and Damian Jackson.C-1B6-1185RR1975-09-15Santurce,PR
1994- 23- 641-DET
MLB2000-20021994-2005
2002-03-23Damian JacksonTraded by Padres with C Matt Walbeck to Tigers for C Javier Cardona and OF Rich Gomez March 23 2002SS-2B5-11185RR1973-08-06Los Angeles,CA
1991- 44-1148-CLE
MLB1996-20061992-2009
2002-03-23Ricky GomezTraded by Tigers with C Javier Cardona to Padres for C Matt Walbeck and 2B Damian Jackson March 23 2002OF5-11190RR1976-07-19San Francisco de Macoris,DR
Indy2001-2005
2002-03-23Javier CardonaTraded by Tigers with OF Rich Gomez to Padres for 2B Damian Jackson and C Matt Walbeck March 23 2002C-1B6-1185RR1975-09-15Santurce,PR
1994- 23- 641-DET
MLB2000-20021994-2005
2002-03-13Mark PersailsReleased by TigersP-2B6-3190RR1975-10-25Lapeer,MI
1994- 34- 949-DET
AAA1995-2006
2002-03-11Matt MillerSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3175LL1974-08-02Lubbock,TX
1996-  2-  41-DET
MLB2001-20021996-2002
2002-03-01Edgar HuertaSigned by Mexico City TigersP5-11140LL1979-10-21Culiacan,MX
AAA2000-2014
2002-02-20Bill SimasSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3235LR1971-11-28Hanford,CA
1992-  6- 160-CAL
MLB1995-20001992-2010
2002-02-19Melvin NievesSigned by TigersOF-RF6-2220BR1971-12-28San Juan,PR
1988-  0-   0-ATL
MLB1992-19981988-2008
2002-02-19Angel ReyesSigned as nondrafted free agent by Tigers1B-SS6-3180RR1984-01-09Santo Domingo,DR
A-2002-2006
2002-02-08Eduardo PerezPurchased by Cardinals from Hanshin Tigers (Japan Central).3B-1B6-4215RR1969-09-11Cincinnati,OH
1991-  1-  17-CAL
MLB1993-20061990-2006
2002-02-02Bill SimasSigned by TigersP6-3235LR1971-11-28Hanford,CA
1992-  6- 160-CAL
MLB1995-20001992-2010
2002-02-02Jermy RodriguezSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersP5-10160RR1980-01-10Esperanza,DR
A+2003-2006
2002-02-02Miguel TrejoSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersP6-3190RR1985-04-14Altamira,DR
Rk2005-2005
2002-02-01Endy ChavezClaimed on waivers by Mets from Tigers.CF-OF6-0150LL1978-02-07Valencia,VZ
1996-  0-   0-NYN
MLB2001-20141997-2018
2002-02-01Craig MonroeClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Rangers.OF-LF6-1195RR1977-02-27Texarkana,TX
1995-  8- 206-TEX
MLB2001-20091995-2009
2002-02-01Orlando PerdomoSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersP6-0160RR1984-05-03Ojeda,VZ
A2004-2008
2002-01-24Oscar SalazarClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Athletics.SS-3B5-11178RR1978-06-27Maracay,VZ
1994-  0-   0-OAK
MLB2002-20101998-2013
2002-01-16Jhonny Perezre-signed by Tigers2B-SS5-10180RR1976-10-23Santo Domingo,DR
AAA1994-2005
2002-01-11Yohanny ValeraSigned by TigersC-1B6-1200RR1976-08-17Santo Domingo,DR
1993-  0-   0-NYN
MLB2000-20001995-2009
2002-01-06Jacob CruzSigned by TigersOF-RF6-0179LL1973-01-28Oxnard,CA
1994-  1-  32-SFN
MLB1996-20051994-2010
2002-01-02Juan AcevedoSigned by TigersP-OF6-2220RR1970-05-05Ciudad Juarez,MX
1992- 14- 403-COL
MLB1995-20031992-2013
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