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Monday, December 16,2002

Monday, December 16,2002

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2002 Final Standings
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2002 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 161 103 58 .640 0.0 897 697 200 W5 51-30 52-28 1 1 1 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Angels)
2002 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 162 93 69 .574 10.5 859 665 194 W1 51-30 42-39 2 6 10 -- dnq
2002 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 162 78 84 .481 25.5 813 828 -15 W7 36-45 42-39 3 8 17 -- dnq
2002 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 162 67 95 .414 36.5 667 773 -106 L12 33-48 34-47 4 11 24 -- dnq
2002 AL East Tampa Bay Devil Rays franchise | log 161 55 106 .342 48.0 673 918 -245 L1 25-55 30-51 5 14 30 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2002 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 161 94 67 .584 0.0 768 712 56 W3 40-40 54-27 1 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Angels)
2002 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 162 81 81 .500 13.5 856 798 58 L3 34-47 47-34 2 7 14 -- dnq
2002 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 162 75 87 .463 19.5 739 837 -98 W4 35-46 39-42 3 9 20 -- dnq
2002 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 162 61 101 .377 33.5 737 891 -154 L3 25-56 37-44 4 12 27 -- dnq
2002 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 161 55 106 .342 39.0 575 864 -289 L4 22-59 33-47 5 13 29 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2002 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 162 103 59 .636 0.0 800 654 146 W4 49-32 54-27 1 2 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Twins)
2002 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 162 99 63 .611 4.0 851 644 207 W2 45-36 54-27 2 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Giants)
2002 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 162 93 69 .574 10.0 814 699 115 L2 45-36 48-33 3 5 9 Yes dnq
2002 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 162 72 90 .444 31.0 843 882 -39 L4 30-51 42-39 4 10 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2002 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 161 102 59 .634 0.0 708 565 143 L1 49-31 52-29 1 1 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Giants)
2002 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 162 83 79 .512 19.5 735 718 17 W4 34-47 49-32 2 7 13 -- dnq
2002 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 161 80 81 .497 22.0 710 724 -14 L1 40-41 40-40 3 8 15 -- dnq
2002 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 162 79 83 .488 23.5 699 763 -64 W1 33-48 46-35 4 9 16 -- dnq
2002 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 161 75 86 .466 27.0 690 703 -13 W1 37-43 38-43 5 11 19 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2002 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 162 97 65 .599 0.0 787 648 139 W2 45-36 52-29 1 3 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Giants)
2002 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 162 84 78 .519 13.0 749 695 54 L3 37-44 47-34 2 6 12 -- dnq
2002 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 162 78 84 .481 19.0 709 774 -65 L3 40-41 38-43 3 10 18 -- dnq
2002 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 161 72 89 .447 24.5 641 730 -89 L2 34-47 38-42 4 13 22 -- dnq
2002 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 162 67 95 .414 30.0 706 759 -53 W2 31-50 36-45 5 14 25 -- dnq
2002 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 162 56 106 .346 41.0 627 821 -194 L2 25-56 31-50 6 16 28 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2002 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 162 98 64 .605 0.0 819 674 145 W4 43-38 55-26 1 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
2002 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 162 95 67 .586 3.0 783 616 167 W8 45-36 50-31 2 4 7 Yes Lost World Series (Angels)
2002 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 162 92 70 .568 6.0 713 643 70 L1 46-35 46-35 3 5 11 Yes dnq
2002 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 162 73 89 .451 25.0 778 898 -120 L5 26-55 47-34 4 12 21 -- dnq
2002 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 162 66 96 .407 32.0 662 815 -153 W1 25-56 41-40 5 15 26 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Mike Stanton New York Mets Active Signed to 3-year contract for 2003-2005 ($9m) [Free agent]
Ronny Paulino Kansas City Royals Minors Selected from Pirates by Royals in rule 5 draft
Jimmy Anderson -- Hist Released by Pirates
Luis Ayala Montreal Expos Hist Selected from Arizona Diamondbacks by Montreal Expos in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Nate Bland Houston Astros Hist Selected from New York Mets by Houston Astros in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Adrian Brown Boston Red Sox Hist Selected from Tampa Bay Devil Rays by Boston Red Sox in MLB Rule 5 Draft
DJ Carrasco Kansas City Royals Hist Selected from Pittsburgh Pirates by Kansas City Royals in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Andy Cavazos St. Louis Cardinals Hist Selected from Texas Rangers by St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Juan Cerros Cincinnati Reds Hist Selected from New York Mets by Cincinnati Reds in Minor League Draft
Mike Cervenak San Francisco Giants Hist Selected from New York Yankees by San Francisco Giants in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Travis Chapman Cleveland Indians Hist Selected from Philadelphia Phillies by Cleveland Indians in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Travis Chapman Detroit Tigers Hist Sold by Cleveland Indians to Detroit Tigers
Enrique Cruz Milwaukee Brewers Hist Selected from New York Mets by Milwaukee Brewers in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Ivan Cruz Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Brian Dallimore San Francisco Giants Hist Signed to minor league contract
Jason Dubois Toronto Blue Jays Hist Selected from Chicago Cubs by Toronto Blue Jays in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Pedro Feliciano -- Hist Released by Tigers
Matt Ford Milwaukee Brewers Hist Selected from Toronto Blue Jays by Milwaukee Brewers in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Mike Fyhrie -- Hist Released by Athletics
Franklyn Gracesqui Florida Marlins Hist Selected from Toronto Blue Jays by Florida Marlins in Minor League Draft
Junior Herndon Boston Red Sox Hist Selected from San Diego Padres by Boston Red Sox in Minor League Draft
Rontrez Johnson Oakland Athletics Hist Selected from Texas Rangers by Oakland Athletics in MLB Rule 5 Draft
John Koronka Texas Rangers Hist Selected from Cincinnati Reds by Texas Rangers in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Wil Ledezma Detroit Tigers Hist Selected from Boston Red Sox by Detroit Tigers in MLB Rule 5 Draft
David Lee Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed to Minor League contract
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Aquilino Lopez Toronto Blue Jays Hist Selected from Seattle Mariners by Toronto Blue Jays in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Javier Lopez Boston Red Sox Hist Selected from Arizona Diamondbacks by Boston Red Sox in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Mark Loretta San Diego Padres Hist Signed to #-year contract for 2002-2002 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Hector Luna Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Cleveland Indians by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in Minor League Draft
Gary Majewski Toronto Blue Jays Hist Selected from Chicago White Sox by Toronto Blue Jays in Minor League Draft
David Manning Milwaukee Brewers Hist Selected from Minnesota Twins by Milwaukee Brewers in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Marshall McDougall Texas Rangers Hist Selected from Cleveland Indians by Texas Rangers in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Jose Morban Minnesota Twins Hist Selected from Texas Rangers by Minnesota Twins in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Greg Myers Toronto Blue Jays Hist Signed to 1-year contract for 2003-2003 ($0.8m) [Free Agent]
Mike Neu Oakland Athletics Hist Selected from Cincinnati Reds by Oakland Athletics in MLB Rule 5 Draft
David Ortiz -- Hist Released by Twins
Luke Prokopec Cincinnati Reds Hist Selected from Los Angeles Dodgers by Cincinnati Reds in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Matt Roney Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Selected from Colorado Rockies by Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Matt Roney Detroit Tigers Hist Sold by Pittsburgh Pirates to Detroit Tigers
Chris Spurling Atlanta Braves Hist Selected from Pittsburgh Pirates by Atlanta Braves in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Larry Sutton Boston Red Sox Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Derek Thompson Chicago Cubs Hist Selected from Cleveland Indians by Chicago Cubs in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Derek Thompson Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Sold by Chicago Cubs to Los Angeles Dodgers
Shane Victorino San Diego Padres Hist Selected from Los Angeles Dodgers by San Diego Padres in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Rico Washington San Diego Padres Hist Selected from Pittsburgh Pirates by San Diego Padres in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Matt White Boston Red Sox Hist Selected from Cleveland Indians by Boston Red Sox in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Roberto Novoa Detroit Tigers Hist Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates with Adrian Burnside to Detroit Tigers for Randall Simon (11/25/2002)
Neal Cotts Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from Oakland Athletics with Billy Koch and Daylan Holt to Chicago White Sox for Keith Foulke (12/3/2002), Mark Johnson (12/3/2002) and Joe Valentine (12/3/2002)
Tony Blanco Cincinnati Reds Hist Traded from Boston Red Sox with Josh Thigpen to Cincinnati Reds for Todd Walker (12/12/2002)
Russ Johnson New York Mets Hist Traded from Tampa Bay Devil Rays with Josh Pressley to New York Mets for Rey Ordonez (12/15/2002)
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Luis Cruz San Diego Padres Hist Traded from Boston Red Sox to San Diego Padres for Cesar Crespo
Cesar Crespo Boston Red Sox Hist Traded from San Diego Padres to Boston Red Sox for Luis Cruz
Jose Flores San Diego Padres Hist Traded from Oakland Athletics to San Diego Padres for Buddy Hernandez
Nelson Cruz Colorado Rockies Hist Traded from Houston Astros to Colorado Rockies for Victor Hall
John Foster Milwaukee Brewers Hist Traded from Atlanta Braves with Wes Helms to Milwaukee Brewers for Ray King
Wes Helms Milwaukee Brewers Hist Traded from Atlanta Braves with John Foster to Milwaukee Brewers for Ray King
Ray King Atlanta Braves Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers to Atlanta Braves for John Foster and Wes Helms
57 record(s)