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2002 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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J.C. Romero played for the 2002 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record94-67 (1st in American League Central)League Rank4thMLB Rank8th
BallparkHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
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 (Rank: 27th)
Attendance1,924,473 (Rank: 20th)
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 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 37-30 ... Gulf Coast Twins (Rk) 35-25 ...
Years Available1901-2019

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

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2002 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2002 baseball season.

2002 Minnesota Twins Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
38Casey Blake3B-1B6-2 200 R-R 1973-08-23 28Des Moines,Iowa MLB1993-20111999-2011Indianola (Indianola,IA)Wichita St
1996- 7- 189-TOR
Retired  
30Brian BuchananRF-DH6-4 230 R-R 1973-07-21 28Miami,Florida MLB1992-20092000-2004Fairfax (Fairfax,VA)Virginia
1994- 1-  24-NYA
 
1Jay Canizaro2B5-9 178 R-R 1973-07-04 28Beaumont,Texas MLB1993-20031996-2002West Orange-Stark (Orange,TX)Oklahoma St
1993- 4- 106-SFN
 
28Jack CressendP6-1 190 R-R 1975-05-13 27New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1994-20052000-2004Mandeville (Mandeville,LA)Tulane U.
1996-   UDFA-BOS
 
5Michael CuddyerRF6-2 202 R-R 1979-03-27 23Norfolk,Virginia MLB1998-20152001-2015Great Bridge (Chesapeake,VA)
1997- 1-   9-MIN
Retired  
52Tony FioreP6-4 210 R-R 1971-10-12 30Oak Park,Illinois MLB1991-20062000-2003Holy Cross (River Grove,IL)Triton Col
1992-28- 781-PHI
 
50Kevin FrederickP6-1 210 R-L 1976-11-04 25Evanston,Illinois MLB1996-20082002-2004Adlai E. Stevenson (Lincolnshire,IL)Creighton U.
1998-34-1009-MIN
 
18Eddie GuardadoP6-0 194 R-L 1970-10-02 31Stockton,California MLB1990-20091993-2009Franklin (Stockton,CA)San Joaquin Delta Col
1990-21- 570-MIN
 
15Cristian GuzmanSS6-0 188 B-R 1978-03-21 24Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20101999-2010  
1994-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
32LaTroy HawkinsP6-5 204 R-R 1972-12-21 29Gary,Indiana MLB1991-20151995-2015West Side (Gary,IN)
1991- 7- 180-MIN
Retired  
7Denny Hocking2B5-10 183 B-R 1970-04-02 32Torrance,California MLB1990-20051993-2005West Torrance (Torrance,CA)El Camino Col
1989-52-1314-MIN
 
48Torii HunterCF6-2 205 R-R 1975-07-18 26Pine Bluff,Arkansas MLB1993-20151998-2015Pine Bluff (Pine Bluff,AR)
1993- 1-  20-MIN
Retired  
42Mike JacksonP6-2 225 R-R 1964-12-22 37Houston,Texas MLB1984-20041986-2004Forest Brook (Houston,TX)Hill Col
1984- 2-  43-PHI
 
11Jacque JonesLF5-10 176 L-L 1975-04-25 27San Diego,California MLB1994-20101999-2008San Diego (San Diego,CA)USC
1996- 2-  37-MIN
 
23Bobby KieltyRF-CF6-1 215 B-R 1976-08-05 25Fontana,California MLB1999-20142001-2007Canyon Springs (Moreno Valley,CA)Mississippi, Riverside CC, USC
1999-   UDFA-MIN
 
51Matt KinneyP6-5 220 R-R 1976-12-16 25Bangor,Maine MLB1995-20102000-2005Bangor (Bangor,ME)
1995- 6- 158-BOS
 
47Corey Koskie3B6-3 217 L-R 1973-06-28 29Anola,Manitoba MLB1994-20061998-2006Springfield Collegiate (Oakbank,MB)Kwantlen Polytechnic
1994-26- 715-MIN
 
44David LambSS6-2 200 B-R 1975-06-06 27West Hills,California MLB1993-20031999-2002Newbury Park (Newbury Park,CA)
1993- 2-  61-BAL
 
24Matt LeCroyDH6-2 225 R-R 1975-12-13 26Belton,South Carolina MLB1995-20082000-2007Belton-Honea Path (Belton,SC)Clemson U.
1997- 1-  50-MIN
 
49Kyle LohseP6-2 190 R-R 1978-10-04 23Chico,California MLB1997-20182001-2016Hamilton Union (Hamilton City,CA)Butte Col
1996-29- 862-CHN
Retired  
25Joe MaysP6-1 185 B-R 1975-12-10 26Flint,Michigan MLB1995-20071999-2006Southeast (Bradenton,FL)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1994- 6- 161-SEA
 
16Doug Mientkiewicz1B6-2 193 L-R 1974-06-19 28Toledo,Ohio MLB1993-20101998-2009Westminster Christian (Miami,FL)Florida St
1995- 5- 128-MIN
 
20Travis MillerP6-3 209 R-L 1972-11-02 29Dayton,Ohio MLB1992-20031996-2002National Trail (New Paris,OH)Kent St
1994- 1-  34-MIN
 
21Eric MiltonP6-3 220 L-L 1975-08-04 26State College,Pennsylvania MLB1994-20091998-2009Bellefonte (Bellefonte,PA)Maryland
1996- 1-  20-NYA
 
17Dustan MohrRF6-0 210 R-R 1976-06-19 26Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB1995-20102001-2007Oak Grove (Hattiesburg,MS)Alabama
1997- 9- 291-CLE
 
36Warren Morris2B5-11 179 L-R 1974-01-11 28Alexandria,Louisiana MLB1994-20051999-2003Bolton (Alexandria,LA)Louisiana St
1996- 5- 143-TEX
 
27David OrtizDH6-4 237 L-L 1975-11-18 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1994-20161997-2016  
1992-   UDFA-SEA
Retired  
26AJ PierzynskiC6-3 220 L-R 1976-12-30 25Bridgehampton,New York MLB1994-20161998-2016Dr. Phillips (Orlando,FL)
1994- 3-  71-MIN
Free Agent  
12Tom PrinceC5-11 206 R-R 1964-08-13 37Kankakee,Illinois MLB1984-20031987-2003Bradley-Bourbonnais (Bradley,IL)Kankakee CC
1984- 4-  64-PIT
 
22Brad RadkeP6-2 180 R-R 1972-10-27 29Eau Claire,Wisconsin MLB1991-20061995-2006Jesuit (Tampa,FL)
1991- 8- 206-MIN
 
31Rick ReedP6-1 195 R-R 1965-08-16 36Huntington,West Virginia MLB1985-20031988-2003Huntington (Huntington,WV)Marshall U.
1986-26- 644-PIT
 
41Michael RestovichLF6-4 233 R-R 1979-01-03 23Rochester,Minnesota MLB1998-20112002-2007Rochester Mayo (Rochester,MN)
1997- 2-  61-MIN
 
39Juan RinconP5-11 190 R-R 1979-01-23 23Miranda,Venezuela MLB1997-20142001-2010  
1996-   UDFA-MIN
Indy League  
2Luis Rivas2B5-10 175 R-R 1979-08-30 22La Guaira,Venezuela MLB1996-20092000-2008  
1995-   UDFA-MIN
 
20Jose RodriguezP6-1 215 L-L 1974-12-18 27Cayey,Puerto Rico MLB1996-20072000-2002   Florida International U.
1997-24- 734-SLN
 
33J.C. RomeroP5-11 195 B-L 1976-06-04 26Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1995-20151999-2012   Mobile
1997-21- 633-MIN
Free Agent  
54Michael RyanLF-CF5-10 182 L-R 1977-07-06 24Indiana,Pennsylvania MLB1996-20102002-2010Indiana Area (Indiana,PA)
1996- 5- 127-MIN
 
57Johan SantanaP6-0 195 L-L 1979-03-13 23Tovar,Venezuela MLB1997-20122000-2012  
1995-   UDFA-HOU
Free Agent  
58Todd Sears1B6-5 215 L-R 1975-10-23 26Des Moines,Iowa MLB1997-20072002-2003Ankeny (Ankeny,IA)Nebraska
1997- 3- 102-COL
 
19Mike TrombleyP6-2 210 R-R 1967-04-14 35Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1987-20021992-2002Minnechaug Regional (Wilbraham,MA)Duke U.
1989-14- 373-MIN
 
8Javier ValentinC5-10 200 B-R 1975-09-19 26Manati,Puerto Rico MLB1993-20091997-2008Fernando Callejo (Manati,PR)
1993- 3-  93-MIN
 
46Bob WellsP6-0 200 R-R 1966-11-01 35Yakima,Washington MLB1977-20021994-2002Eisenhower (Yakima,WA)Spokane Falls CC
1988-   UDFA-PHI
 
42 Players