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2002 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 94-67 .584
Rank: 1st in American League Central
Run Differential: 768-712 + 56
Roster Continuity 84.06% 1/30
Manager(s): Ron Gardenhire
General Manager: Terry Ryan
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Payroll: $ 40,225,000 27/30
Attendance: 1,924,473 20/30
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Angels)
Top Draft Pick: Denard Span (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Steven Liddle
Bullpen Coach: Rick Stelmaszek
First Base Coach: Jerry White
Hitting Coach: Scott Ullger
Pitching Coach: Rick Anderson
Third Base Coach: Al Newman

#1 Draft Picks

Michael Cuddyer (#9), Eric Milton (#20), Torii Hunter (#20), Brian Buchanan (#24), Travis Miller (#34), Matt LeCroy (#50)
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 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Casey Blake3B6-2200R-R281999TOR: 1996-7-189MLB-Free Agent
    30Brian BuchananRF-1B6-4230R-R282000NYA: 1994-1-24MLB--
    1Jay Canizaro2B5-9178R-R281996SFN: 1993-4-106MLB--
    28Jack CressendP6-1190R-R272000Not draftedMLB--
    5Michael CuddyerRF6-2202R-R232001MIN: 1997-1-9MLB-Retired
    52Tony FioreP6-4210R-R302000PHI: 1992-28-781MLB--
    50Kevin FrederickP6-1210R-L252002MIN: 1998-34-1009MLB--
    18Eddie GuardadoP6-0194R-L311993MIN: 1990-21-570MLB--
    15Cristian GuzmanSS6-0188B-R241999UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    32LaTroy HawkinsP6-5204R-R291995MIN: 1991-7-180MLB-Retired
    7Denny HockingSS-2B5-10183B-R321993MIN: 1989-52-1314MLB--
    48Torii HunterRF6-2205R-R261998MIN: 1993-1-20MLB-Retired
    42Mike JacksonP6-2225R-R371986PHI: 1984-2-43MLB--
    11Jacque JonesLF-RF5-10176L-L271999MIN: 1996-2-37MLB--
    23Bobby KieltyRF6-1215B-R252001Not draftedMLB--
    51Matt KinneyP6-5220R-R252000BOS: 1995-6-158MLB--
    47Corey Koskie3B6-3217L-R291998MIN: 1994-26-715MLB--
    44David LambSS-2B6-2200B-R271999BAL: 1993-2-61MLB--
    24Matt LeCroyC-1B6-2225R-R262000MIN: 1997-1-50MLB--
    49Kyle LohseP6-2190R-R232001CHN: 1996-29-862MLB-Free Agent
    25Joe MaysP6-1185B-R261999SEA: 1994-6-161MLB--
    16Doug Mientkiewicz1B6-2193L-R281998MIN: 1995-5-128MLB--
    20Travis MillerP6-3209R-L291996MIN: 1994-1-34MLB--
    21Eric MiltonP6-3220L-L261998NYA: 1996-1-20MLB--
    17Dustan MohrRF-LF6-0210R-R262001CLE: 1997-9-291MLB--
    36Warren Morris2B5-11179L-R281999TEX: 1996-5-143MLB--
    27David OrtizDH6-4237L-L261997UDFAMLB-Retired
    26A.J. PierzynskiC6-3220L-R251998MIN: 1994-3-71MLB-Free Agent
    12Tom PrinceC5-11206R-R371987PIT: 1984-4-64MLB--
    22Brad RadkeP6-2180R-R291995MIN: 1991-8-206MLB--
    31Rick ReedP6-1195R-R361988PIT: 1986-26-644MLB--
    41Michael RestovichLF6-4233R-R232002MIN: 1997-2-61MLB--
    39Juan RinconP5-11190R-R232001Not draftedMLB-Ind
    2Luis Rivas2B5-10175R-R222000UDFAMLB--
    20Jose RodriguezP6-1215L-L272000SLN: 1997-24-734MLB--
    33J.C. RomeroP5-11195B-L261999MIN: 1997-21-633MLB-Free Agent
    54Michael RyanLF-RF5-10182L-R242002MIN: 1996-5-127MLB--
    57Johan SantanaP6-0195L-L232000Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    58Todd Sears1B6-5215L-R262002COL: 1997-3-102MLB--
    19Mike TrombleyP6-2210R-R351992MIN: 1989-14-373MLB--
    8Javier ValentinC5-10200B-R261997MIN: 1993-3-93MLB--
    46Bob WellsP6-0200R-R351994Not draftedMLB--

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