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2002 DETROIT TIGERS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  55-106   .342
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Luis Pujols, Phil Garner
General Manager:   Randy Smith
Stadium:  Comerica Park
Attendance:  1,503,623
Payroll:  $55,048,000
Playoffs: Season in progress

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Steve Sparks (36)
Youngest Player:  Omar Infante (20)
Longest Tenure:  Bobby Higginson (8)
Top Hitter:  Damion Easley (71)
Top Pitcher:  Jeff Weaver (17)
Top Draft Pick:  Scott Moore (#8)

Roster Continuity:  58.93%
Top Prospect:   Nate Cornejo
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Minnesota9467.584--
Chi White Sox8181.50013.5
Cleveland7488.45720.5
KC Royals62100.38332.5
Detroit55106.34239.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
57Juan AcevedoPMLB6-2220RightRight5/5/197032Ciudad Juarez,Mexico199214403COL

14Matt AndersonPMLB6-4200RightRight8/17/197625Louisville,Kentucky199711DET
24Adam BerneroPMLB6-4205RightRight11/28/197625San Jose,California1996381136COL
31Jason BeverlinPMLB6-5220LeftRight11/21/197328Waynesville,North Carolina1994493OAK
22Hiram BocachicaCF-LFMLB5-11165RightRight3/4/197626Ponce,Puerto Rico1994121MTL
34Nate CornejoPMLB6-5200RightRight9/24/197922Wellington,Kansas1998134DET
44Jacob CruzRF-LFMLB6-0179LeftLeft1/28/197329Oxnard,California1994132SF
9Damion Easley2BMLB5-11185RightRight11/11/196932New York,New York198830767CAL
61Eric EckenstahlerPMLB6-7220LeftLeft12/17/197625Waukegan,Illinois199932957DET
52Jeff FarnsworthPMLB6-2190RightRight10/6/197526Wichita,Kansas1996257SEA
25Robert Fick1B-RFMLB6-1189LeftRight3/15/197428Torrance,California19965131DET
62Franklyn GermanPMLB6-4170RightRight1/20/198022San Cristobal,Dominican Republic1996UDFA OAK
50Seth GreisingerPMLB6-3200RightRight7/29/197526Kansas City,Kansas199616DET
17Shane HalterSS-3BMLB6-0180RightRight11/8/196932La Plata,Maryland19915133KC
41Oscar HenriquezPMLB6-6220RightRight1/28/197428La Guaira,Venezuela1991UDFA HOU
4Bobby HigginsonLF-RFMLB5-11195LeftRight8/18/197031West Palm Beach,Florida199212336DET
20Omar Infante2BMLB5-9150RightRight12/26/198120Puerto La Cruz,Venezuela1999UDFA DET
12Brandon Inge2B-3BMLB5-11185RightRight5/19/197725Lynchburg,Virginia1998257DET
12Damian Jackson2B-SSMLB5-11185RightRight8/6/197328Los Angeles,California1991441148CLE
20Ryan Jackson1B-RFMLB6-3185LeftLeft11/11/197130Orlando,Florida19947180FLA
63Jason JimenezPMLB6-2208RightLeft1/10/197626Modesto,California199728864TB
30Kris KellerPMLB6-2225RightRight3/1/197824Williamsport,Pennsylvania19964101DET
42Jose LimaPMLB6-2205RightRight9/30/197229Santiago,Dominican Republic1989UDFA DET
30George LombardCF-LFMLB6-0202LeftRight9/14/197526Atlanta,Georgia1994262ATL
58Shane LouxPMLB6-2205RightRight8/13/197922Rapid City,South Dakota1997253DET
39Jose MaciasPMLB5-10175BothRight1/25/197428Panama City,Panama1992UDFA MTL
29Wendell MageeCF-RFMLB6-0220RightRight8/3/197229Hattiesburg,Mississippi199412338PHI
46Mike MarothPMLB6-0180LeftLeft8/17/197724Orlando,Florida1998385BOS
21Mitch MeluskeyCMLB6-0185BothRight9/18/197328Yakima,Washington199212322CLE
58Matt MillerPMLB6-3175LeftLeft8/2/197427Lubbock,Texas1996241DET
38Brian MoehlerPMLB6-3235RightRight12/31/197130Rockingham,North Carolina19936165DET
21Craig MonroeLF-RFMLB6-1195RightRight2/27/197725Texarkana,Texas19958206TEX
33Eric Munson3BMLB6-3220LeftRight10/3/197724San Diego,California199913DET
7Dean Palmer3BMLB6-1210RightRight12/27/196833Tallahassee,Florida1986359TEX
22Jose PaniaguaPMLB6-2195RightRight8/20/197328San Jose de Ocoa,Dominican Republic1990UDFA MTL
8Craig Paquette3B-LFMLB6-0190RightRight3/8/196933Long Beach,California19898216OAK
28Danny PattersonPMLB6-0225RightRight2/17/197131San Gabriel,California1989471197TEX
45Terry PearsonPMLB6-0200RightRight11/10/197130Tuscaloosa,Alabama2001UDFA DET
43Carlos Pena1B-DHMLB6-2210LeftLeft5/17/197824Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1998110TEX
40Matt PerishoPMLB6-0205LeftLeft6/8/197527Burlington,Iowa1993375CAL
40Brian PowellPMLB6-2205RightRight10/10/197328Bainbridge,Georgia1995241DET
55Mark RedmanPMLB6-5220LeftLeft1/5/197428San Diego,California1995113MIN
49Mike RiveraCMLB6-0190RightRight9/8/197625Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico1997UDFA DET
56Fernando RodneyPMLB5-11170RightRight3/17/198121Samana,Dominican Republic1997UDFA DET
58Erik SabelPMLB6-2185RightRight10/14/197427West Lafayette,Indiana1996421261ARI
40Oscar Salazar1BMLB5-11178RightRight6/27/197824Maracay,Venezuela1994UDFA OAK
48Julio SantanaPMLB6-0185RightRight1/20/197428San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1990UDFA TEX
39Ramon Santiago2B-SSMLB5-11150BothRight8/31/197922Las Matas de Farfan,Dominican Republic1998UDFA DET
35Randall Simon1BMLB6-0230LeftLeft5/26/197527Willemstad,Curacao1992UDFA ATL
37Steve SparksPMLB6-0180RightRight7/2/196536Tulsa,Oklahoma19875123MIL
44Andres TorresLF-CFMLB5-10175BothRight1/26/197824Aguadilla,Puerto Rico19984117DET
27Chris Truby3BMLB6-2190RightRight12/9/197328Palm Springs,California1992UDFA HOU
50Andy Van HekkenPMLB6-3175RightLeft7/31/197922Holland,Michigan1998395SEA
45Matt WalbeckCMLB5-11188BothRight10/2/196932Sacramento,California19878192CHC
32Jamie WalkerPMLB6-2190LeftLeft7/1/197130McMinnville,Tennessee199210265HOU
36Jeff WeaverPMLB6-5200RightRight8/22/197625Northridge,California1998114DET
26Dmitri YoungLF-1BMLB6-2235BothRight10/11/197328Vicksburg,Mississippi199114STL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Felipe AlouBench Coach 
Frank BeckmannBroadcaster 
Bill BuckScout 
Jerome CochranScout 
Dan DickersonBroadcaster 
Dick EganScout 
Phil GarnerManager 
Kirk GibsonBroadcaster 
Tim GrieveScout 
Ernie HarwellBroadcaster 
Mario ImpembaBroadcaster 
Jeff JonesBullpen Coach 
Rafael LandestoyFirst Base Coach 
Ray LaneBroadcaster 
Lou LasloScout 
Doug MansolinoThird Base Coach 
Steve McCattyPitching Coach 
Steve NicholsScout 
Ed OttBullpen Coach 
Lance ParrishBroadcaster 
Larry ParrishScout 
Ramon PenaScout 
Jim PriceBroadcaster 
Luis PujolsManager 
Merv RettenmundHitting Coach 
Gene RoofMinor League Outfield and Baserunning Coordinator 
Derrick RossScout 
Tom RunnellsRoving Hitting Instructor 
Juan SamuelThird Base Coach 
Randy SmithGeneral Manager 
Dan WarthenPitching Coach 
Rob WilfongScout 
Gary YorkScout 
Harold ZonderScout 


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