Season Information
Team Name
2002 Arizona Diamondbacks
League
National League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
98-64 (.605)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 2 / 5
Runs For/Against
819 / 674   Diff: +145
Playoffs
Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
Playoff Series
Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
Playoff Series
NLDS vs SLN (L 3-0)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
4
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
1
Years Active
1998-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
2002-12-21Mark GraceSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.1B-OF6-2200LL1964-06-28Winston-Salem,NC
1985- 24- 622-CHN
MLB1988-20031986-2003
2002-12-18Jose MercedesReleased by DiamondbacksP6-1208RR1971-03-05El Seybo,DR
1989-  0-   0-BAL
MLB1994-20031992-2011
2002-12-16Javier LopezSelected by Red Sox from Diamondbacks in Rule 5 major league draftP-RF6-4225LL1977-07-11San Juan,PR
1998-  4- 133-ARI
MLB2003-20161996-2016
2002-12-16Jason ArnoldTraded by Athletics to Blue Jays completing four-way trade in which Athletics received 1B Erubiel Durazo from Diamondbacks Diamondbacks received RHP Elmer Dessens from Reds and Reds received SS Felipe Lopez from Blue Jays (Dec. 15 2002)P6-3210RR1979-05-02Melbourne,FL
2001-  2-  63-NYA
AAA2001-2006
2002-12-16Victor HallSelected by Rockies from Diamondbacks in Rule 5 major league draftOF5-11170LL1980-09-16Granada Hills,CA
1998- 12- 373-ARI
AAA1998-2007
2002-12-16Luis AyalaSelected by Expos from Diamondbacks in Rule 5 major league draftP6-2170RR1978-01-12Los Mochis,MX
2002-  0-   0-MON
MLB2003-20132000-2018
2002-12-15Elmer DessensTraded by Reds with Cash to Diamondbacks for Felipe Lopez.P6-0187RR1972-01-13Hermosillo,MX
1993-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1996-20101995-2011
2002-12-15Erubiel DurazoTraded by Diamondbacks to Athletics for Elmer Dessens and Cash.1B-DH6-3225LL1974-01-23Hermosillo,MX
1998-  0-   0-ARI
MLB1999-20051999-2009
2002-12-12Chris DonnelsSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.3B-1B6-0185LR1966-04-21Los Angeles,CA
1987-  1-  24-NYN
MLB1991-20021987-2004
2002-12-07Steve FinleySigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.CF-OF6-2180LL1965-03-12Union City,TN
1987- 13- 325-BAL
MLB1989-20071987-2007
2002-11-20Mike BellSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.3B-2B6-2190RR1974-12-07Cincinnati,OH
1993-  1-  30-TEX
MLB2000-20001993-2005
2002-11-13Mark FreedTraded by Cubs to Diamondbacks March 3 2003 as additional compensation in trade in which Diamondbacks sent C Damian Miller to Cubs for OF Gary Johnson and LHP David NoyceP6-5215LL1978-08-10Salem,NJ
2000-  9- 253-CHN
AAA1998-2006
2002-11-13Damian MillerTraded by Diamondbacks to Cubs for Gary Johnson and Dave Noyce.C-1B6-2190RR1969-10-13La Crosse,WI
1990- 20- 544-MIN
MLB1997-20071990-2007
2002-11-10Mike BellSigned by Diamondbacks3B-2B6-2190RR1974-12-07Cincinnati,OH
1993-  1-  30-TEX
MLB2000-20001993-2005
2002-11-01Willie MoralesSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.C-1B5-11185RR1972-09-07Tucson,AZ
1993- 14- 405-OAK
MLB2000-20001993-2004
2002-10-28Chad ScarberySigned as nondrafted free agent by DiamondbacksP6-3215RR1980-09-23Fresno,CA
2001- 50-1467-MON
AAA2003-2006
2002-10-25Agustin MurilloSigned as nondrafted free agent by Diamondbacks3B-1B6-3195RR1982-05-05Tijuana,MX
AAA2003-2019
2002-10-23Luis AyalaSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.P6-2170RR1978-01-12Los Mochis,MX
2002-  0-   0-MON
MLB2003-20132000-2018
2002-09-20Willie MoralesReleased by Diamondbacks.C-1B5-11185RR1972-09-07Tucson,AZ
1993- 14- 405-OAK
MLB2000-20001993-2004
2002-09-04Felix JosePurchased by Diamondbacks from Mexico City Reds (Mexican).OF-RF6-1190BR1965-05-02Santo Domingo,DR
1984-  0-   0-OAK
MLB1988-20031984-2009
2002-08-24David CortesPurchased by Diamondbacks from Dos Laredos (Mexican).P5-11195RR1973-10-15Mexicali,MX
1996-  0-   0-ATL
MLB1999-20061996-2010
2002-08-20P.J. BevisTraded by Diamondbacks to Mets for OF Mark LittleP6-3180RR1980-07-28Brisbane,AU
AAA1998-2010
2002-08-20Mark LittleTraded by Mets to Diamondbacks for RHP P.J. BevisOF-LF6-0195RR1972-07-11Edwardsville,IL
1994-  8- 225-TEX
MLB1998-20041993-2006
2002-08-16Mark LittleTraded by Mets to Diamondbacks for P.J. Bevis.OF-LF6-0195RR1972-07-11Edwardsville,IL
1994-  8- 225-TEX
MLB1998-20041993-2006
2002-08-05Dan FirlitContract purchased by Diamondbacks from Cook CountySS-2B6-1195RR1978-11-22Chicago,IL
2000- 31- 923-SLN
AA2000-2005
2002-08-03Carlos GonzalezSigned as nondrafted free agent by DiamondbacksRF-OF6-1170LL1985-10-17Maracaibo,VZ
2002-  0-   0-ARI
MLB2008-20192003-2019
2002-08-03Alberto GonzalezSigned as nondrafted free agent by DiamondbacksSS-2B5-11160RR1983-04-18Barquisimeto,VZ
2003-  0-   0-ARI
MLB2007-20132004-2016
2002-07-26Micah FranklinReleased by Diamondbacks.OF-2B6-0205BR1972-04-25San Francisco,CA
1990-  3-  90-NYN
MLB1997-19971990-2004
2002-07-24Erik SabelClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Diamondbacks.P6-2185RR1974-10-14West Lafayette,IN
1996- 42-1262-ARI
MLB1999-20021994-2003
2002-07-22Jose GuillenReleased by Diamondbacks.RF-OF5-11195RR1976-05-17San Cristobal,DR
1992-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1997-20101994-2010
2002-07-09Damon MashoreContract purchased by Diamondbacks from ChicoOF-CF5-11209RR1969-10-31Ponce,PR
1991-  9- 255-OAK
MLB1996-19981991-2002
2002-07-06Duaner SanchezTraded by Diamondbacks to Pirates for Mike Fetters.P6-0160RR1979-11-14Cotui,DR
1996-  0-   0-ARI
MLB2002-20091999-2011
2002-07-06Mike FettersTraded by Pirates to Diamondbacks for Duaner Sanchez.P6-4226RR1964-12-19Van Nuys,CA
1986-  1-  27-CAL
MLB1989-20041986-2004
2002-06-30Jonathan JohnsonReleased by Diamondbacks.P-OF6-0180RR1974-07-16LaGrange,GA
1995-  1-   7-TEX
MLB1998-20031993-2007
2002-06-27Anthony ChavezReleased by DiamondbacksP-SS5-11180RR1970-10-22Turlock,CA
1992- 50-1392-CAL
MLB1997-19971991-2005
2002-06-20Kevin BrandTraded by Diamondbacks to Rockies for a player to be named June 20 20022B-3B5-10170BR1980-01-24Westlake Village,CA
A2001-2005
2002-06-13Tony PenaSigned as nondrafted free agent by DiamondbacksP6-1220RR1982-01-09San Pedro de Macoris,DR
2002-  0-   0-ARI
MLB2006-20112004-2016
2002-06-04Kevin HenthorneReleased by DiamondbacksP-OF6-2195BR1969-12-09Phoenix,AZ
AAA1994-2005
2002-06-03Ernie YoungReleased by Diamondbacks.OF-CF6-1234RR1969-07-08Chicago,IL
1990- 10- 289-OAK
MLB1994-20041990-2007
2002-05-23Jose MercedesSigned by DiamondbacksP6-1208RR1971-03-05El Seybo,DR
1989-  0-   0-BAL
MLB1994-20031992-2011
2002-05-21Cedrick HarrisTraded by Diamondbacks to Brewers completing trade in which Brewers sent C Matt Ceriani to Diamondbacks for a player to be named (March 15 2002)OF6-2190RR1977-11-14Texarkana,TX
2000- 10- 309-ARI
AA2000-2005
2002-05-08Matt CerianiReleased by DiamondbacksC-1B6-2220RR1976-10-09Vallejo,CA
AA1998-2010
2002-04-25Javier BritoSigned as nondrafted free agent by Diamondbacks1B-OF6-3210RR1983-03-25Puerto La Cruz,VZ
AAA2003-2012
2002-04-20Juan OvallesReleased by DiamondbacksP6-1160RR1982-05-15Caracas,VZ
AA1999-2009
2002-04-08Angel RochaSigned as nondrafted free agent by DiamondbacksP6-3180LL1984-11-15Duverge,DR
AAA2003-2014
2002-03-27Yorkis PerezReleased by Diamondbacks.P6-0180BL1967-09-30Bajos de Haina,DR
1983-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1991-20021983-2002
2002-03-27Troy BrohawnReleased by Diamondbacks.P6-1190LL1973-01-14Cambridge,MD
1994-  4- 116-SFN
MLB2001-20031994-2004
2002-03-25Aric LeclairReleased by DiamondbacksP6-0190LL1978-04-12Springfield,VT
2000- 19- 579-ARI
AA1999-2007
2002-03-24Ernie YoungSent to Diamondbacks by Cardinals for future considerations.OF-CF6-1234RR1969-07-08Chicago,IL
1990- 10- 289-OAK
MLB1994-20041990-2007
2002-03-15Jon-Mark SprowlContract purchased by Diamondbacks from CubsC-1B6-1200LR1980-08-01Tucson,AZ
1998- 47-1374-CHN
AAA1999-2006
2002-03-15Matt CerianiTraded by Brewers to Diamondbacks for a player to be named March 15 2002C-1B6-2220RR1976-10-09Vallejo,CA
AA1998-2010
2002-03-01Brandon SimonSigned as nondrafted free agent by DiamondbacksOF-1B6-0170LL1980-09-09Fresno,CA
2000- 39-1179-ARI
AAA2002-2005
2002-02-11Micah FranklinSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.OF-2B6-0205BR1972-04-25San Francisco,CA
1990-  3-  90-NYN
MLB1997-19971990-2004
2002-01-20Rick HellingSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.P6-3220RR1970-12-15Devils Lake,ND
1992-  1-  22-TEX
MLB1994-20061992-2006
2002-01-19Horacio EstradaSigned by DiamondbacksP6-0192LL1975-10-19San Joaquin,VZ
1992-  0-   0-MIL
MLB1999-20011995-2008
2002-01-19Rick HellingSigned by DiamondbacksP6-3220RR1970-12-15Devils Lake,ND
1992-  1-  22-TEX
MLB1994-20061992-2006
2002-01-17Argelis NunezReleased by DiamondbacksOF6-1170RR1981-10-25San Cristobal,DR
AAA2000-2011
2002-01-14Chris DonnelsSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.3B-1B6-0185LR1966-04-21Los Angeles,CA
1987-  1-  24-NYN
MLB1991-20021987-2004
2002-01-09Quinton McCrackenSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.OF-CF5-7173BR1970-03-16Wilmington,NC
1992- 25- 711-COL
MLB1995-20061992-2007
2002-01-07Jack CustTraded by Diamondbacks with J.D. Closser to Rockies for Mike Myers.OF-DH6-2195LR1979-01-16Flemington,NJ
1997-  1-  30-ARI
MLB2001-20111997-2012
2002-01-07JD ClosserTraded by Diamondbacks with Jack Cust to Rockies for Mike Myers.C-1B5-10200BR1980-01-15Beech Grove,IN
1998-  5- 163-ARI
MLB2004-20061998-2011
2002-01-07Eric Knottre-signed by DiamondbacksP6-0188LL1974-09-23Harvey,IL
1996- 24- 725-ARI
MLB2001-20031997-2007
2002-01-07Mike MyersTraded by Rockies to Diamondbacks for J.D. Closser and Jack Cust.P6-4214LL1969-06-26Arlington Heights,IL
1990-  4- 122-SFN
MLB1995-20071990-2008
2002-01-03Mike MorganSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.P6-2220RR1959-10-08Tulare,CA
1978-  1-   4-OAK
MLB1978-20021978-2002
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