Season Information
Team Name
2002 Minnesota Twins
League
American League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
94-67 (.584)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 4 / 8
Runs For/Against
768 / 712   Diff: +56
Playoffs
Lost ALCS (Angels)
Playoff Series
Lost ALCS (Angels)
Playoff Series
ALDS vs OAK (W 3-2) ... ALCS vs ANA (L 4-1)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Denard Span (1-20)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
20
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
12
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
2002-12-16Eric FischerSelected by Twins from White Sox in Rule 5 minor league draftP6-7200BL1980-02-19Columbus,OH
1998-  7- 209-CHA
A+1998-2005
2002-12-16Jose MorbanSelected by Twins from Rangers in Rule 5 major league draftSS-2B6-1170RR1979-12-02San Cristobal,DR
1996-  0-   0-TEX
MLB2003-20031999-2009
2002-12-16David OrtizReleased by Twins.DH-1B6-4237LL1975-11-18Santo Domingo,DR
1992-  0-   0-SEA
MLB1997-20161994-2016
2002-12-16David ManningSelected by Brewers from Twins in Rule 5 minor league draftP6-3215RR1972-08-14Buffalo,NY
1992-  3-  90-TEX
MLB2003-20031992-2007
2002-11-22Carlos PulidoSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-0195LL1971-08-05Caracas,VZ
1989-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1994-20041989-2006
2002-11-15Matt KinneyTraded by Twins with Javier Valentin to Brewers for Gerry Oakes and Matt Yeatman.P6-5220RR1976-12-16Bangor,ME
1995-  6- 158-BOS
MLB2000-20051995-2010
2002-11-15Gerry OakesTraded by Brewers with RHP Matt Yeatman to Twins for RHP Matt Kinney and C Javier ValentinP6-5192LR1982-04-29Lansdowne,PA
2000-  7- 201-MIL
A+2001-2007
2002-11-15Matt YeatmanTraded by Brewers with RHP Gerry Oakes to Twins for RHP Matt Kinney and C Javier ValentinP6-4230RR1982-08-02Aurora,CO
2000- 13- 381-MIL
AA2001-2007
2002-11-15Javier ValentinTraded by Twins with Matt Kinney to Brewers for Gerry Oakes and Matt Yeatman.C-3B5-10200BR1975-09-19Manati,PR
1993-  3-  93-MIN
MLB1997-20081993-2009
2002-11-12Ben FordSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-7230RR1975-08-15Cedar Rapids,IA
1994- 20- 563-NYA
MLB1998-20041994-2004
2002-10-28Brady WilliamsReleased by Twins3B-1B6-1180RR1979-10-18Salt Lake City,UT
1999- 45-1355-BOS
AA1999-2005
2002-10-22Brandon Marstersre-signed by TwinsC-P5-11206RR1975-03-14Urbana,IL
1996-  9- 256-PHI
AAA1994-2006
2002-10-21Jose RodriguezReleased by TwinsP6-1215LL1974-12-18Cayey,PR
1997- 24- 734-SLN
MLB2000-20021997-2007
2002-10-21Jose RodriguezReleased by Twins.2B-1B5-8150RR1894-02-23Havana,CU
MLB1917-19181917-1918
2002-10-17Jack CressendClaimed on waivers by Indians from Twins.P6-1190RR1975-05-13New Orleans,LA
1996-  0-   0-BOS
MLB2000-20041994-2005
2002-10-14Casey BlakeReleased by Twins.3B-RF6-2200RR1973-08-23Des Moines,IA
1996-  7- 189-TOR
MLB1999-20111996-2011
2002-10-14Jeff DeardorffClaimed on waivers by Twins from Brewers3B-1B6-3220RR1978-08-14Michigan City,IN
1997-  3-  97-MIL
AAA1997-2006
2002-08-04Edward OvalleSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsOF5-11170RR1985-06-15San Francisco de Macoris,DR
A+2004-2009
2002-08-01Steve MurraySigned by TwinsP6-1200LL1980-06-29Peterborough,ON
1998-  9- 261-TOR
A+1998-2005
2002-07-24Rodolfo PalaciosSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsC-1B5-10176RR1985-06-26Montalban,VZ
AA2005-2008
2002-07-19Luke HughesSigned as nondrafted free agent by Twins2B-3B5-11160RR1984-08-02Perth,AU
2002-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2010-20122003-2015
2002-07-14Alex SmitSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsP6-3190LL1985-10-02Geldrop,NT
2002-  0-   0-MIN
AA2003-2010
2002-07-12Brian BuchananTraded by Twins to Padres for Jason Bartlett.OF-RF6-4230RR1973-07-21Miami,FL
1994-  1-  24-NYA
MLB2000-20041992-2009
2002-07-12Jason BartlettTraded by Padres to Twins for Brian Buchanan.SS-DH6-2180RR1979-10-30Mountain View,CA
2001- 13- 390-SDN
MLB2004-20142000-2014
2002-07-08Will LuqueSigned as nondrafted free agent by Twins3B-2B5-9165RR1984-04-24La Victoria,VZ
A2005-2007
2002-07-06David ManningSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-3215RR1972-08-14Buffalo,NY
1992-  3-  90-TEX
MLB2003-20031992-2007
2002-07-04Oswaldo SosaSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsP6-2180RR1985-09-19Tovar Merida,VZ
AA2004-2009
2002-07-02Alex RomeroSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsOF-RF6-0160BR1983-09-09Maracaibo,VZ
2000-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2008-20092002-2018
2002-06-20Seth DavidsonTraded by Cardinals to Twins completing trade in which Twins sent 2B Warren Morris to Cardinals for a player to be named (June 11 2002)SS-2B6-0170BR1979-02-26San Diego,CA
2001- 10- 314-SLN
AA1998-2005
2002-06-19Jose RodriguezSigned as Free Agent by Twins.2B-1B5-8150RR1894-02-23Havana,CU
MLB1917-19181917-1918
2002-06-19Jose RodriguezSigned by TwinsP6-1215LL1974-12-18Cayey,PR
1997- 24- 734-SLN
MLB2000-20021997-2007
2002-06-18Justin ArnesonSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsOF-2B5-11170RR1981-12-17Racine,WI
A+2002-2007
2002-06-13Brett LawsonReleased by TwinsP6-7230RR1979-02-21Toronto,ON
2001- 15- 437-MIN
Rk2001-2008
2002-06-11Warren MorrisTraded by Twins to Cardinals for Seth Davidson.2B-3B5-11179LR1974-01-11Alexandria,LA
1996-  5- 143-TEX
MLB1999-20031997-2005
2002-06-11Shawn TarkingtonReleased by TwinsP6-4230RR1979-08-21Middletown,NY
2001- 37-1097-MIN
Rk1999-2001
2002-06-06Aaron WilliamsSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsP6-2180RR1980-10-07Batavia,NY
AAA2002-2007
2002-06-06Isaac StreichSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsP6-2190RR1979-12-05Rogers City,MI
Rk2002-2005
2002-06-03Mike TrombleyReleased by Twins.P6-2210RR1967-04-14Springfield,MA
1989- 14- 373-MIN
MLB1992-20021989-2002
2002-05-24Garrett JonesSigned by Twins1B-RF6-4205LL1981-06-21Harvey,IL
1999- 14- 444-ATL
MLB2007-20151999-2016
2002-05-08Brad WeisTraded by Twins to Athletics for 1B Nick SosaP5-11185LL1977-11-29Winter Park,FL
1999- 28- 839-MIN
AAA1999-2005
2002-05-03Justin LamberReleased by TwinsP6-0210LL1976-05-22Ridgewood,NJ
1997- 17- 511-KCA
AA1995-2005
2002-04-23Rich SojoSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsOF6-2194RR1984-09-24La Guaira,VZ
Rk2005-2006
2002-04-19Nestor SmithReleased by TwinsOF-1B5-11200BR1978-01-21Maturin,VZ
AA1996-2006
2002-04-16Justin LamberSigned by TwinsP6-0210LL1976-05-22Ridgewood,NJ
1997- 17- 511-KCA
AA1995-2005
2002-04-15Mike TrombleySigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-2210RR1967-04-14Springfield,MA
1989- 14- 373-MIN
MLB1992-20021989-2002
2002-03-28Brian MeadowsReleased by Twins.P6-4220RR1975-11-21Montgomery,AL
1994-  3-  70-MIA
MLB1998-20061979-2006
2002-03-25Brian WardReleased by Twins2B-3B5-8180RR1977-07-07Beaver Falls,PA
1999- 12- 382-SDN
A+1999-2005
2002-03-24Brady WilliamsTraded by Red Sox to Twins for OF Brian McMillin March 24 20023B-1B6-1180RR1979-10-18Salt Lake City,UT
1999- 45-1355-BOS
AA1999-2005
2002-03-22Jose MijaresSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsP6-0180LL1984-10-29Caracas,VZ
2002-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2008-20132004-2013
2002-03-21Jilmer ArratiaSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsOF-3B5-11170RR1984-06-28Caracas,VZ
Rk2004-2006
2002-03-16Warren MorrisSigned by Twins2B-3B5-11179LR1974-01-11Alexandria,LA
1996-  5- 143-TEX
MLB1999-20031997-2005
2002-03-15Warren MorrisSigned as Free Agent by Twins.2B-3B5-11179LR1974-01-11Alexandria,LA
1996-  5- 143-TEX
MLB1999-20031997-2005
2002-03-10Chad GreenSigned by TwinsOF5-10180BR1975-06-28Dunkirk,NY
1996-  1-   8-MIL
AAA1994-2003
2002-02-04Scott RandallSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-3200RR1975-10-29Fullerton,CA
1995- 11- 291-COL
MLB2003-20031995-2005
2002-02-03David LeeSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-1202RR1973-03-12Pittsburgh,PA
1995- 23- 627-COL
MLB1999-20041996-2006
2002-01-26Francisco NunezSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsP5-11180RR1982-05-12Bonao,DR
Rk2003-2003
2002-01-24Alex PrietoSigned as Free Agent by Twins.SS-2B5-11200RR1976-06-19Caracas,VZ
1992-  0-   0-KCA
MLB2003-20041993-2010
2002-01-23Mike JacksonSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P-SS6-2225RR1964-12-22Houston,TX
1984-  2-  43-PHI
MLB1986-20041984-2004
2002-01-21Brian MeadowsSigned by TwinsP6-4220RR1975-11-21Montgomery,AL
1994-  3-  70-MIA
MLB1998-20061979-2006
2002-01-15Brian MeadowsSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-4220RR1975-11-21Montgomery,AL
1994-  3-  70-MIA
MLB1998-20061979-2006
2002-01-14William BondReleased by TwinsP5-10180RL1985-12-12Columbia,SC
NCAA2007-2008
2002-01-14Kurt AbbottSigned as Free Agent by Twins.SS-2B6-0200RR1969-06-02Zanesville,OH
1989- 15- 400-OAK
MLB1993-20011989-2003
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