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2002 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  94-67   .584
Result:   1st in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Ron Gardenhire
General Manager:   Terry Ryan
Stadium:  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance:  1,924,473
Payroll:  $40,225,000
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Angels)

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tom Prince (37)
Youngest Player:  Luis Rivas (22)
Longest Tenure:  Denny Hocking, Eddie Guardado (10)
Top Hitter:  Jacque Jones (29)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Reed (13)
Top Draft Pick:  Denard Span (#20)

Roster Continuity:  84.06%
Top Prospect:   Joe Mauer
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 
38Casey Blake3BMLB6-2200RightRight8/23/197328Des Moines,Iowa19967189TOR

30Brian BuchananRF-1BMLB6-4230RightRight7/21/197328Miami,Florida1994124NYY
1Jay Canizaro2BMLB5-9178RightRight7/4/197328Beaumont,Texas19934106SF
28Jack CressendPMLB6-1190RightRight5/13/197527New Orleans,Louisiana1996UDFA BOS
5Michael CuddyerRFMLB6-2202RightRight3/27/197923Norfolk,Virginia199719MIN
52Tony FiorePMLB6-4210RightRight10/12/197130Oak Park,Illinois199228781PHI
50Kevin FrederickPMLB6-1210RightLeft11/4/197625Evanston,Illinois1998341009MIN
18Eddie GuardadoPMLB6-0194RightLeft10/2/197031Stockton,California199021553MIN
15Cristian GuzmanSSMLB6-0188BothRight3/21/197824Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1994UDFA NYY
32LaTroy HawkinsPMLB6-5204RightRight12/21/197229Gary,Indiana19917181MIN
7Denny HockingSS-2BMLB5-10183BothRight4/2/197032Torrance,California1989521311MIN
48Torii HunterRFMLB6-2205RightRight7/18/197526Pine Bluff,Arkansas1993120MIN
42Mike JacksonPMLB6-2225RightRight12/22/196437Houston,Texas1984243PHI
11Jacque JonesLF-RFMLB5-10176LeftLeft4/25/197527San Diego,California1996237MIN
23Bobby KieltyRFMLB6-1215BothRight8/5/197625Fontana,California1999UDFA MIN
51Matt KinneyPMLB6-5220RightRight12/16/197625Bangor,Maine19956158BOS
47Corey Koskie3BMLB6-3217LeftRight6/28/197329Anola,Manitoba199426715MIN
44David LambSS-2BMLB6-2200BothRight6/6/197527West Hills,California1993261BAL
24Matt LeCroyC-1BMLB6-2225RightRight12/13/197526Belton,South Carolina1997150MIN
49Kyle LohsePMLB6-2190RightRight10/4/197823Chico,California199629862CHC
25Joe MaysPMLB6-1185BothRight12/10/197526Flint,Michigan19946161SEA
16Doug Mientkiewicz1BMLB6-2193LeftRight6/19/197428Toledo,Ohio19955128MIN
20Travis MillerPMLB6-3209RightLeft11/2/197229Dayton,Ohio1994134MIN
21Eric MiltonPMLB6-3220LeftLeft8/4/197526State College,Pennsylvania1996120NYY
17Dustan MohrRF-LFMLB6-0210RightRight6/19/197626Hattiesburg,Mississippi19979291CLE
36Warren Morris2BMLB5-11179LeftRight1/11/197428Alexandria,Louisiana19965143TEX
27David OrtizDHMLB6-4237LeftLeft11/18/197526Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1992UDFA SEA
26A.J. PierzynskiCMLB6-3220LeftRight12/30/197625Bridgehampton,New York1994371MIN
12Tom PrinceCMLB5-11206RightRight8/13/196437Kankakee,Illinois1984464PIT
22Brad RadkePMLB6-2180RightRight10/27/197229Eau Claire,Wisconsin19918207MIN
31Rick ReedPMLB6-1195RightRight8/16/196536Huntington,West Virginia198626644PIT
41Michael RestovichLFMLB6-4233RightRight1/3/197923Rochester,Minnesota1997261MIN
39Juan RinconPMLB5-11190RightRight1/23/197923Miranda,Venezuela1996UDFA MIN
2Luis Rivas2BMLB5-10175RightRight8/30/197922La Guaira,Venezuela1995UDFA MIN
20Jose RodriguezPMLB6-1215LeftLeft12/18/197427Cayey,Puerto Rico199724734STL
33J.C. RomeroPMLB5-11195BothLeft6/4/197626Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico199721633MIN
54Michael RyanLF-RFMLB5-10182LeftRight7/6/197724Indiana,Pennsylvania19965127MIN
57Johan SantanaPMLB6-0195LeftLeft3/13/197923Tovar,Venezuela1995UDFA HOU
58Todd Sears1BMLB6-5215LeftRight10/23/197526Des Moines,Iowa19973102COL
19Mike TrombleyPMLB6-2210RightRight4/14/196735Springfield,Massachusetts198914371MIN
8Javier ValentinCMLB5-10200BothRight9/19/197526Manati,Puerto Rico1993393MIN
46Bob WellsPMLB6-0200RightRight11/1/196635Yakima,Washington1988UDFA PHI
Team PersonnelPosition 
Rick AndersonPitching Coach 
Bert BlylevenBroadcaster 
Dick BremerBroadcaster 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Jim DwyerMinor League Hitting Coordinator 
Marty EspositoScout 
Ron GardenhireManager 
Dan GladdenBroadcaster 
John GordonBroadcaster 
John LeavittScout 
Jose LeonScout 
Joel LepelMidwest Scouting Supervisor 
Steven LiddleBench Coach 
Billy LohrScout 
Bill MeleScout 
Gregg MillerScout 
Bill MilosScout 
Al NewmanThird Base Coach 
Howard NorsetterScout 
Hector OteroScout 
Mark QuimuyogScout 
Terry RyanGeneral Manager 
Joe SalermoScout 
Johnny SierraScout 
Rick StelmaszekBullpen Coach 
Scott UllgerHitting Coach 
Joe VavraMinor League Field Coordinator 
Adam VirchisScout 
Brad WeitzelScout 
Jerry WhiteFirst Base Coach 
John WilsonScout 
Mark WilsonScout 


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