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2002 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 55-106 .342
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 575-864 -289
Roster Continuity 58.93% 20/30
Manager(s): Luis Pujols, Phil Garner
General Manager: Randy Smith (2002-04-07), Dave Dombrowski
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Comerica Park
Payroll: $ 55,048,000 20/30
Attendance: 1,503,623 26/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Scott Moore (#8) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Luis Pujols
Bench Coach: Felipe Alou
Bullpen Coach: Ed Ott
Bullpen Coach: Jeff Jones
First Base Coach: Juan Samuel
First Base Coach: Rafael Landestoy
Hitting Coach: Merv Rettenmund
Pitching Coach: Steve McCatty
Pitching Coach: Dan Warthen
Third Base Coach: Doug Mansolino
Third Base Coach: Juan Samuel

#1 Draft Picks

Matt Anderson (#1), Eric Munson (#3), Dmitri Young (#4), Seth Greisinger (#6), Carlos Pena (#10), Mark Redman (#13), Jeff Weaver (#14), Hiram Bocachica (#21), Jacob Cruz (#32), Nate Cornejo (#34)
American League Central Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2002 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    57Juan AcevedoP6-2220R-R321995COL: 1992-14-403MLB--
    14Matt AndersonP6-4200R-R251998DET: 1997-1-1MLB--
    24Adam BerneroP6-4205R-R252000COL: 1996-38-1136MLB--
    31Jason BeverlinP6-5220L-R282002OAK: 1994-4-93MLB--
    22Hiram BocachicaCF-LF5-11165R-R262000MON: 1994-1-21MLB--
    34Nate CornejoP6-5200R-R222001DET: 1998-1-34MLB--
    44Jacob CruzRF-LF6-0179L-L291996SFN: 1994-1-32MLB--
    9Damion Easley2B5-11185R-R321992CAL: 1988-30-767MLB--
    61Eric EckenstahlerP6-7220L-L252002DET: 1999-32-957MLB--
    52Jeff FarnsworthP6-2190R-R262002SEA: 1996-2-57MLB--
    25Robert Fick1B-RF6-1189L-R281998DET: 1996-5-131MLB--
    62Franklyn GermanP6-4170R-R222002Not draftedMLB--
    50Seth GreisingerP6-3200R-R261998DET: 1996-1-6MLB--
    17Shane HalterSS-3B6-0180R-R321997KCA: 1991-5-132MLB--
    41Oscar HenriquezP6-6220R-R281997Not draftedMLB--
    4Bobby HigginsonLF-RF5-11195L-R311995DET: 1992-12-336MLB--
    20Omar Infante2B5-9150R-R202002UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    12Brandon Inge2B-3B5-11185R-R252001DET: 1998-2-57MLB-Free Agent
    12Damian Jackson2B-SS5-11185R-R281996CLE: 1991-44-1148MLB--
    20Ryan Jackson1B-RF6-3185L-L301998FLO: 1994-7-180MLB--
    63Jason JimenezP6-2208R-L262002TBA: 1997-28-864MLB--
    30Kris KellerP6-2225R-R242002DET: 1996-4-101MLB--
    42Jose LimaP6-2205R-R291994Not draftedMLB--
    30George LombardCF-LF6-0202L-R261998ATL: 1994-2-61MLB--
    58Shane LouxP6-2205R-R222002DET: 1997-2-53MLB-Free Agent
    39Jose MaciasP5-10175B-R281999Not draftedMLB--
    29Wendell MageeCF-RF6-0220R-R291996PHI: 1994-12-338MLB--
    46Mike MarothP6-0180L-L242002BOS: 1998-3-85MLB--
    21Mitch MeluskeyC6-0185B-R281998CLE: 1992-12-322MLB--
    58Matt MillerP6-3175L-L272001DET: 1996-2-41MLB--
    38Brian MoehlerP6-3235R-R301996DET: 1993-6-165MLB--
    21Craig MonroeLF-RF6-1195R-R252001TEX: 1995-8-206MLB--
    33Eric Munson3B6-3220L-R242000DET: 1999-1-3MLB--
    7Dean Palmer3B6-1210R-R331989TEX: 1986-3-59MLB--
    22Jose PaniaguaP6-2195R-R281996Not draftedMLB--
    8Craig Paquette3B-LF6-0190R-R331993OAK: 1989-8-218MLB--
    28Danny PattersonP6-0225R-R311996TEX: 1989-47-1199MLB--
    45Terry PearsonP6-0200R-R302002Not draftedMLB--
    43Carlos Pena1B-DH6-2210L-L242001TEX: 1998-1-10MLB-Free Agent
    40Matt PerishoP6-0205L-L271997CAL: 1993-3-75MLB--
    40Brian PowellP6-2205R-R281998DET: 1995-2-41MLB--
    55Mark RedmanP6-5220L-L281999MIN: 1995-1-13MLB--
    49Mike RiveraC6-0190R-R252001Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    56Fernando RodneyP5-11170R-R212002UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    58Erik SabelP6-2185R-R271999ARI: 1996-42-1262MLB--
    40Oscar Salazar1B5-11178R-R242002Not draftedMLB--
    48Julio SantanaP6-0185R-R281997Not draftedMLB--
    39Ramon Santiago2B-SS5-11150B-R222002Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    35Randall Simon1B6-0230L-L271997Not draftedMLB--
    37Steve SparksP6-0180R-R361995MIL: 1987-5-123MLB--
    44Andres TorresLF-CF5-10175B-R242002DET: 1998-4-117MLB-Free Agent
    27Chris Truby3B6-2190R-R282000UDFAMLB--
    50Andy Van HekkenP6-3175R-L222002SEA: 1998-3-95MLB--
    45Matt WalbeckC5-11188B-R321993CHN: 1987-8-192MLB--
    32Jamie WalkerP6-2190L-L301997HOU: 1992-10-265MLB--
    36Jeff WeaverP6-5200R-R251999DET: 1998-1-14MLB--
    26Dmitri YoungLF-1B6-2235B-R281996SLN: 1991-1-4MLB--

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