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2002 Minnesota TwinsAmerican League (MLB)
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Brian Buchanan played for the 2002 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record94-67 (1st in American League Central)League Rank4thMLB Rank8th
ManagerRon GardenhireGeneral ManagerTerry Ryan
CoachesRick Anderson (Pitching Coach), Steven Liddle (Bench Coach), Al Newman (Third Base Coach), Rick Stelmaszek (Bullpen Coach), Scott Ullger (Hitting Coach), Jerry White (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsLost ALCS (Angels)
#1 Draft PickDenard Span (#20)
Payroll$40,225,000
Attendance1,924,473
Minor League AffiliatesEdmonton Trappers (AAA) 81-59 ... New Britain Rock Cats (AA) 74-65 ... Fort Myers Miracle (A+) 77-62 ... Quad Cities River Bandits (A) 71-65 ... Gulf Coast Twins (Rk) 35-25 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 37-30 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 2002 Statistics -- 2002 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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2002 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
15Cristian GuzmanssB241486238017031695912131779286212.273.292.385.67724046656.298.112.138.2932.612.04.71.469.227.1
1994-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
11Jacque JoneslfL27149577961733722785673712924628.300.341.511.85229566626.342.211.274.3645.920.63.54.321.438.2
1996- 2-  37-MIN
 
48Torii HuntercfR2614856189162374299423835118503317.289.334.524.85829470604.319.235.324.3655.819.53.44.819.343.2
1993- 1-  20-MIN
Retired  
47Corey Koskie3bL29140490711313731569101172127905414.267.368.447.81521955576.329.180.324.35612.522.11.82.632.742.0
1994-26- 715-MIN
 
16Doug Mientkiewicz1bL2814346760122291106412746960787.261.365.392.75718340554.284.131.287.33413.412.50.91.846.732.8
1995- 5- 128-MIN
 
26A.J. PierzynskicL25130440541323166491213611123114.300.334.439.77319343469.335.139.166.3362.813.04.71.373.332.6
1994- 3-  71-MIN
Free Agent  
27David OrtizdhL2612541252112321207512438730805.272.339.500.83920653466.294.228.330.3599.218.72.04.320.647.3
1992-   UDFA-SEA
Retired  
17Dustan MohrrfR2612038355103232124563318612035.269.325.433.75816637417.319.164.253.3297.420.62.82.931.935.9
1997- 9- 291-CLE
 
2Luis Rivas2bR22933164681234435941951380212.256.305.392.69712431346.295.136.212.3045.514.72.71.279.038.3
1995-   UDFA-MIN
 
23Bobby Kieltyrf-cfB251122894984143124641526650244.291.405.484.88914029348.338.193.384.38714.919.01.33.524.134.5
1999-   UDFA-MIN
 
7Denny Hocking2bB32102260286513022502244414503.250.310.323.6338415294.288.073.158.2858.215.01.80.7130.023.1
1989-52-1314-MIN
 
24Matt LeCroydhR2663181194711172702133800215.260.306.448.7548119196.290.188.249.3236.619.42.93.625.940.4
1997- 1-  50-MIN
 
30Brian Buchananrf-dhR28441351934515152163320004.252.294.415.7095611143.299.163.215.3094.223.15.53.527.032.4
1994- 1-  24-NYA
 
12Tom PrincecR375112514287141613142643204.224.317.392.7094912148.247.168.264.3149.517.61.92.731.342.9
1984- 4-  64-PIT
 
5Michael CuddyerrfR23411121229704132083011103.259.311.429.7404811123.316.170.259.3226.524.43.83.328.037.9
1997- 1-   9-MIN
Retired  
1Jay Canizaro2bR283811214248101101102211201.214.280.304.584349126.261.090.170.2627.917.52.20.00.037.5
1993- 4- 106-SFN
 
38Casey Blake3b-1bR28920241001002700000.200.273.250.5235122.308.050.150.2439.131.83.50.00.025.0
1996- 7- 189-TOR
Free Agent  
41Michael RestovichlfR23813340011101400002.308.357.538.8957114.375.230.385.3867.128.64.07.113.025.0
1997- 2-  61-MIN
 
58Todd Sears1bL26712242000000100000.333.333.500.8336212.364.167.167.3580.08.30.00.00.050.0
1997- 3- 102-COL
 
54Michael Ryanlf-cfL24711310000000200000.091.091.091.1821011.111.000.000.0810.018.20.00.00.00.0
1996- 5- 127-MIN
 
44David LambssB27710010000000200001.100.100.100.2001010.125.000.000.0890.020.00.00.00.00.0
1993- 2-  61-BAL
 
36Warren Morris2bL2847000000000100000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.014.30.00.00.00.0
1996- 5- 143-TEX
 
21Eric MiltonpL2625020001000100000.400.400.400.800205.500.000.000.3570.020.00.00.00.00.0
1996- 1-  20-NYA
 
49Kyle LohsepR2324010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2230.025.00.00.00.00.0
1996-29- 862-CHN
Retired  
57Johan SantanapL2324010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2230.00.00.00.00.00.0
1995-   UDFA-HOU
Free Agent  
31Rick ReedpR3624010000001201000.250.400.250.650106.500.000.250.31916.733.32.00.00.00.0
1986-26- 644-PIT
 
8Javier ValentincB2644020000000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.000.4460.00.00.00.00.00.0
1993- 3-  93-MIN
 
52Tony FiorepR3043000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1992-28- 781-PHI
 
51Matt KinneypR2512000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1995- 6- 158-BOS
 
Batting Totals: (29 players)16155827681518348361677317962472108956345230121.272.332.437.76924395516196.309.437.253.0007.617.62.32.733.436.3 

2002 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
31Rick ReedR36STMLB1573.78333212100188.0192897932261211161.169.191.531.245.794.654.26.6824.40
1986-26- 644-PIT
 
49Kyle LohseR23STMLB1384.23323111100180.2181928526701248091.399.021.303.496.181.774.58.6194.77
1996-29- 862-CHN
Retired  
21Eric MiltonL26STMLB1394.84292902100171.0173969224301214031.199.111.261.586.374.035.05.5913.95
1996- 1-  20-NYA
 
22Brad RadkeR29STMLB954.72212102100118.112464621220620071.229.430.911.524.723.104.87.6433.92
1991- 8- 206-MIN
 
57Johan SantanaL23S/RMLB862.992714130021108.184413674913715211.236.980.584.0711.382.803.41.5712.66
1995-   UDFA-HOU
Free Agent  
25Joe MaysR26STMLB485.3817170110095.111360571425386021.4510.671.322.363.591.525.66.3334.92
1994- 6- 161-SEA
 
52Tony FioreR30RelMLB1033.16482460011091.07432321043552051.297.320.994.255.441.283.16.7694.76
1992-28- 781-PHI
 
33J.C. RomeroL26RelMLB921.89810810015181.0621717336769041.216.890.334.008.442.111.89.8183.05
1997-21- 633-MIN
Free Agent  
32LaTroy HawkinsR29RelMLB602.13650650015080.1632319515635000.977.060.561.687.064.202.581.0002.76
1991- 7- 180-MIN
Retired  
18Eddie GuardadoL31CLMLB132.936806800624567.2532222918700011.067.051.202.399.313.892.93.2503.46
1990-21- 570-MIN
 
51Matt KinneyR25STMLB274.6414122001066.07839341333455011.6810.641.774.506.141.365.32.2225.70
1995- 6- 158-BOS
 
46Bob WellsR35RelMLB215.90480480016058.0784138816300011.6212.101.242.484.661.886.36.6674.60
1988-   UDFA-PHI
 
42Mike JacksonR37RelMLB233.27580580017055.0592020513292041.319.650.822.134.752.233.27.4004.02
1984- 2-  43-PHI
 
28Jack CressendR27RelMLB015.9123023004032.0402521619221011.8411.251.695.346.191.167.03.0005.90
1996-   UDFA-BOS
 
39Juan RinconR23S/RMLB026.281037000028.244232059212001.8813.811.572.836.592.337.22.0004.71
1996-   UDFA-MIN
Indy League  
50Kevin FrederickL25RelMLB0010.03808003011.213131331052002.0510.032.317.713.860.5010.03.0008.02
1998-34-1009-MIN
 
20Travis MillerL29RelMLB004.5050500304.05220230001.7511.250.004.506.751.504.50.0002.96
1994- 1-  34-MIN
 
19Mike TrombleyR35RelMLB0115.7550500304.010772130002.7522.504.502.256.753.0015.75.0008.71
1989-14- 373-MIN
 
20Jose RodriguezL27RelMLB0114.7340400103.28660410003.7519.640.009.822.450.2514.73.0005.69
1997-24- 734-SLN
 
Pitching Totals: (19 players)94674.121611614358515347144514547126621844391026623451.319.061.152.736.392.344.43.584  

2002 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PJ.C. Romero26MLBp81-815902141.0000.170.17---81100.050.3Fielding by Day
PEddie Guardado31MLBp68-672800101.0000.150.15---68100.042.2Fielding by Day
PLaTroy Hawkins29MLBp65-8041201161.0000.250.20---65100.040.4Fielding by Day
PMike Jackson37MLBp58-5521001121.0000.210.22---58100.036.0Fielding by Day
PBob Wells35MLBp48-585501101.0000.210.17---48100.029.8Fielding by Day
PTony Fiore30MLBp48-9141401181.0000.380.20---48100.029.8Fielding by Day
PRick Reed36MLBp33-1888202130.9330.850.15---33100.020.5Fielding by Day
PKyle Lohse23MLBp32-180101800281.0000.880.16---32100.019.9Fielding by Day
PEric Milton26MLBp30-1715121118.9440.570.10---29103.418.6Fielding by Day
PJohan Santana23MLBp27-108492015.8670.480.12---27100.016.8Fielding by Day
PJack Cressend27MLBp23-32230051.0000.220.16---23100.014.3Fielding by Day
PBrad Radke29MLBp21-11810900191.0000.900.16---21100.013.0Fielding by Day
PJoe Mays26MLBp17-957132422.9091.180.21---17100.010.6Fielding by Day
PMatt Kinney25MLBp14-665601111.0000.790.17---14100.08.7Fielding by Day
PJuan Rincon23MLBp10-2825118.8750.700.25---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PKevin Frederick25MLBp8-11300031.0000.380.27---8100.05.0Fielding by Day
PTravis Miller29MLBp5-4000000.000.00---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PMike Trombley35MLBp5-4000000.000.00---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PJose Rodriguez27MLBp4-3000000.000.00---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CA.J. Pierzynski25MLBc124-10357564233801.9966.440.774519213095.477.0Fielding by Day
CTom Prince37MLBc50-3712731312287.9975.720.7712815198.031.1Fielding by Day
CMatt LeCroy26MLBc-1b6-2720100211.0003.500.78--2639.53.7Fielding by Day
CJavier Valentin26MLBc4-1114100151.0003.751.36---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDoug Mientkiewicz28MLB1b143-11771073695921147.9967.990.97---143100.088.8Fielding by Day
1BDavid Ortiz26MLBdh15-1039061897.9906.400.93---12512.09.3Fielding by Day
1BMatt LeCroy26MLBc-1b8-453911841.9765.000.89---6312.75.0Fielding by Day
1BMichael Cuddyer23MLBrf6-3828500331.0005.500.87---4114.63.7Fielding by Day
1BDenny Hocking32MLBss-2b6-10900091.0001.500.90---1025.93.7Fielding by Day
1BTodd Sears26MLB1b6-2725203271.0004.501.00---785.73.7Fielding by Day
1BBobby Kielty25MLBrf5-3527204291.0005.800.83---1124.53.1Fielding by Day
1BCasey Blake28MLB3b3-912000121.0004.001.33---933.31.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BLuis Rivas22MLB2b93-811147205551357.9863.780.43---93100.057.8Fielding by Day
2BDenny Hocking32MLBss-2b56-39369115722191.9633.290.47---10254.934.8Fielding by Day
2BJay Canizaro28MLB2b30-2113962113102.9903.370.48---3878.918.6Fielding by Day
2BWarren Morris28MLB2b4-16260181.0002.000.50---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
2BDavid Lamb27MLBss-2b2-12620181.0004.000.67---728.61.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BCorey Koskie29MLB3b138-11801182541216384.9692.700.32---14098.685.7Fielding by Day
3BDenny Hocking32MLBss-2b16-95102002301.0001.880.32---10215.79.9Fielding by Day
3BMichael Cuddyer23MLBrf10-5751002151.0001.500.26---4124.46.2Fielding by Day
3BJay Canizaro28MLB2b8-673162321.9052.380.28---3821.15.0Fielding by Day
3BCasey Blake28MLB3b5-44562113.8462.200.25---955.63.1Fielding by Day
3BDavid Lamb27MLBss-2b1-1000000.000.00---714.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSCristian Guzman24MLBss147-12622483601284620.9814.140.48---14899.391.3Fielding by Day
SSDenny Hocking32MLBss-2b25-17232433878.9623.000.44---10224.515.5Fielding by Day
SSDavid Lamb27MLBss-2b4-10410151.0001.250.50---757.12.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
LFJacque Jones27MLBlf-rf143-11793301151346.9862.380.29---14996.088.8Fielding by Day
LFDustan Mohr26MLBrf-lf28-17844100451.0001.610.25---12023.317.4Fielding by Day
LFBobby Kielty25MLBrf9-54900091.0001.000.17---1128.05.6Fielding by Day
LFMichael Restovich23MLBlf4-18500051.0001.250.28---850.02.5Fielding by Day
LFMichael Ryan24MLBlf-rf4-15200021.0000.500.13---757.12.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFTorii Hunter26MLBrf146-1234364730374.9922.540.30---14898.690.7Fielding by Day
CFBobby Kielty25MLBrf34-19348200501.0001.470.26---11230.421.1Fielding by Day
CFMichael Ryan24MLBlf-rf3-8100011.0000.330.13---742.91.9Fielding by Day
CFDustan Mohr26MLBrf-lf1-8100011.0001.000.13---1200.80.6Fielding by Day
CFDenny Hocking32MLBss-2b1-1100011.0001.001.00---1021.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
RFDustan Mohr26MLBrf-lf94-718195322200.9902.110.28---12078.358.4Fielding by Day
RFBobby Kielty25MLBrf50-3751022001041.0002.080.28---11244.631.1Fielding by Day
RFMichael Cuddyer23MLBrf25-1654711049.9801.920.29---4161.015.5Fielding by Day
RFBrian Buchanan28MLBrf-1b24-16648000481.0002.000.29---4454.514.9Fielding by Day
RFDenny Hocking32MLBss-2b4-11300031.0000.750.27---1023.92.5Fielding by Day
RFMichael Restovich23MLBlf1-9200021.0002.000.22---812.50.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHDavid Ortiz26MLBdh95--000000.000.00---12576.059.0Fielding by Day
DHMatt LeCroy26MLBc-1b40--000000.000.00---6363.524.8Fielding by Day
DHBrian Buchanan28MLBrf-1b17--000000.000.00---4438.610.6Fielding by Day
DHBobby Kielty25MLBrf9--000000.000.00---1128.05.6Fielding by Day
DHMichael Cuddyer23MLBrf3--000000.000.00---417.31.9Fielding by Day
DHDustan Mohr26MLBrf-lf3--000000.000.00---1202.51.9Fielding by Day
DHJacque Jones27MLBlf-rf2--000000.000.00---1491.31.2Fielding by Day
DHMichael Restovich23MLBlf2--000000.000.00---825.01.2Fielding by Day
DHCasey Blake28MLB3b1--000000.000.00---911.10.6Fielding by Day
DHMichael Ryan24MLBlf-rf1--000000.000.00---714.30.6Fielding by Day
DHTorii Hunter26MLBrf1--000000.000.00---1480.70.6Fielding by Day

2002 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Rick AndersonPitching Coach1956-11-29 45Everett,Washington MLB1976-19881986-1988
1980- 8- 179-CHA
P
Bert BlylevenBroadcaster1951-04-06 51Zeist,Netherlands MLB1969-19921970-1992
1969- 3-  55-MIN
P
Jim DwyerMinor League Hitting Coordinator1950-01-03 52Evergreen Park,Illinois MLB1971-19901973-1990
1971- 1-   1-PIT
OF
Marty EspositoScout -- --   SCOUT
Ron GardenhireManager1957-10-24 44Butzbach,Germany MLB1979-19871981-1985
1979- 6- 132-NYN
SS
Dan GladdenBroadcaster1957-07-07 44San Jose,California MLB1979-19931983-1993
1979-   UDFA-SFN
LF-OF
John LeavittScout1955-03-16 47Montebello,California A-1978-1978-   P
Jose LeonScout1970-- 32- RK1988-1989-   C
Joel LepelMidwest Scouting Supervisor1957-11-07 44Plato,Minnesota AA1980-1982-
1980-18- 463-MON
C
Steven LiddleBench Coach1959-03-04 43Nashville,Tennessee AAA1981-1988-   C
Billy LohrScout -- --   SCOUT
Bill MeleScout -- --   SCOUT
Gregg MillerScout -- --   SCOUT
Bill MilosScout -- --   SCOUT
Al NewmanThird Base Coach1960-06-30 42Kansas City,Missouri MLB1981-19921985-1992
1981- 1-  12-MON
2B-SS
Howard NorsetterInternational Scouting Coordinator -Madison,Wisconsin --   SCOUT
Hector OteroScout -- --   SCOUT
Mark QuimuyogScout -- --   SCOUT
Terry RyanGeneral Manager1953-10-26 48Janesville,Wisconsin --
1972-35- 725-MIN
P
Joe SalermoScout1972-10-27 29Manzanillo,Cuba --   SCOUT
Johnny SierraScout -- --   SCOUT
Terry SteinbachSpring training assistant1962-03-02 40New Ulm,Minnesota MLB1981-19991986-1999
1983- 9- 215-OAK
C
Rick StelmaszekBullpen Coach1948-10-08 53Chicago,Illinois MLB1968-19781971-1974
1967-11- 205-WS2
C
Scott UllgerHitting Coach1956-06-10 46New York,New York MLB1976-19871983-1983
1977-18- 456-MIN
1B
Joe VavraMinor League Field Coordinator1959-11-16 42Chippewa Falls,Wisconsin AAA1982-1986-
1982- 8- 203-LAN
SS
Adam VirchisScout1973-10-15 28San Diego,California AAA1995-1999-
1995- 8- 224-CHA
P
Brad WeitzelScout1957-11-16 44Salamanca,New York --   SCOUT
Jerry WhiteFirst Base Coach1952-08-23 49Shirley,Massachusetts MLB1970-19861974-1986
1970-14- 322-MON
OF
John WilsonScout -- --   SCOUT
Mark WilsonScout -Lindstrom,Minnesota Ind1995-1995-   P