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2002 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 75-86 .466
Rank: 5th in National League East
Run Differential: 690-703 -13
Roster Continuity 39.47% 30/30
Manager(s): Bobby Valentine
General Manager: Steve Phillips
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 94,633,593 6/30
Attendance: 2,804,838 7/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Scott Kazmir (#15) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Tom Robson
Bullpen Coach: Randy Niemann
First Base Coach: Mookie Wilson
Hitting Coach: Chris Chambliss
Hitting Coach: Dave Engle
Pitching Coach: Charlie Hough
Third Base Coach: Matt Galante

#1 Draft Picks

McKay Christensen (#6), Shawn Estes (#11), Jeromy Burnitz (#17), Mo Vaughn (#23), Jeff D'Amico (#23), Jay Payton (#29)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10159.631--
8379.51219.0
8081.49721.5
7983.48823.0
7586.46626.5
  • 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 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    13Edgardo Alfonzo3B-2B5-11187R-R281995Not draftedMLBSan Francisco Giants
    12Roberto Alomar2B6-0185B-R341988Not draftedMLB--
    34Pedro AstacioP6-2208R-R321992Not draftedMLBWashington Nationals
    33Mike BacsikP6-3190L-L242001CLE: 1996-18-543MLBWashington Nationals
    49Armando BenitezP6-4229R-R291994Not draftedMLBHouston Astros
    20Jeromy BurnitzRF6-0205L-R331993NYN: 1990-1-17MLBPittsburgh Pirates
    19Roger CedenoRF-LF6-1205B-R271995Not draftedMLBSt. Louis Cardinals
    43Jaime CerdaP6-0175L-L232002NYN: 1998-23-694MLBKansas City Royals
    32Bruce ChenP6-1180B-L251998UDFAMLB-Retired
    23McKay ChristensenCF5-11180L-L261999CAL: 1994-1-6MLB--
    15Brady ClarkRF-LF6-2195R-R292000Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    27Mark CoreyP6-3210R-R272001CIN: 1995-4-111MLB--
    18Jeff D'AmicoP6-7250R-R261996MIL: 1993-1-23MLB--
    48Kane DavisP6-3194R-R272000PIT: 1993-13-374MLBPhiladelphia Phillies
    55Shawn EstesP6-2192L-L291995SEA: 1991-1-11MLBSan Diego Padres
    55Pedro FelicianoP5-11165L-L252002LAN: 1995-31-863MLBChicago CubsMinors
    21Raul GonzalezLF-RF5-9190R-R282000KCA: 1990-17-477MLB--
    53Mark GuthrieP6-4215R-L361989MIN: 1987-7-165MLB--
    5Mark Johnson1B6-4230L-L341995PIT: 1990-20-537MLB--
    21Bobby JonesP6-0178R-L301997MIL: 1991-44-1140MLB--
    17Satoru KomiyamaP6-2195R-R362002Not draftedMLB--
    22Al LeiterP6-3220L-L361987NYA: 1984-2-50MLBFlorida Marlins
    21Mark LittleLF-RF6-0195R-R291998TEX: 1994-8-225MLB--
    25Gary MatthewsCF-RF6-3200B-R271999SDN: 1993-13-366MLBLos Angeles Angels
    47Joe McEwingLF-2B5-11170R-R291998SLN: 1992-28-783MLBHouston Astros
    27Jason MiddlebrookP6-3215R-R272001SDN: 1996-9-260MLB--
    10Rey OrdonezSS5-9159R-R291996Not draftedMLB--
    44Jay PaytonCF-LF5-10185R-R291998NYN: 1994-1-29MLBColorado Rockies
    6Timo PerezLF5-9167L-L272000Not draftedMLBDetroit Tigers
    7Jason PhillipsC-1B6-1180R-R252001NYN: 1997-24-720MLBToronto Blue Jays
    31Mike PiazzaC6-3215R-R331992LAN: 1988-62-1390MLBOakland Athletics
    39Steve ReedP6-2212R-R361992Not draftedMLBBaltimore Orioles
    36Grant RobertsP6-3205R-R242000NYN: 1995-11-301MLB--
    26Marco Scutaro2B5-9190R-R262002Not draftedMLB-Retired
    38Jae-weong SeoP6-1218R-R252002UDFAMLBTampa Bay Rays
    23Esix SneadCF-LF5-10175B-R262002SLN: 1998-18-528MLB--
    38Pat StrangeP6-5247R-R212002NYN: 1998-2-64MLB--
    25Scott StricklandP5-11180R-R261999MON: 1997-10-316MLBHouston Astros
    40Tony TarascoRF-LF6-1205L-R311993ATL: 1988-15-372MLB--
    50John ThomsonP6-3187R-R281997COL: 1993-7-212MLBToronto Blue Jays
    29Steve TrachselP6-4205R-R311993CHN: 1991-8-215MLBBaltimore Orioles
    4John ValentinSS-3B6-0185R-R351992BOS: 1988-5-121MLB--
    42Mo Vaughn1B6-1268L-R341991BOS: 1989-1-23MLB--
    43Pete WalkerP6-2195R-R331995NYN: 1990-7-199MLBToronto Blue Jays
    46Tyler WalkerP6-3237R-R262002NYN: 1997-2-58MLBWashington Nationals
    35Dave WeathersP6-3230R-R321991TOR: 1988-3-82MLBCincinnati Reds
    9Ty Wigginton1B-LF6-0210R-R242002NYN: 1998-17-514MLB-Free Agent
    3Vance WilsonC5-11190R-R292000NYN: 1993-44-1226MLBKansas City Royals


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