2002 Season – statistics

26 06 2015

2002 AS game logoAll-Star Game: AL ties NL, 7-7 at Miller Park in Milwaukee, WI     (No MVP awarded)

Home Run Derby: Jason Giambi 24 – beat Sammy Sosa, 7-1 in the final     (AL over NL, 41-31)

ALDS: Anaheim Angels over New York Yankees, 3-1

Minnesota Twins over Oakland A’s, 3-2

2002 WS ProgramNLDS:  San Francisco Giants over Atlanta Braves, 3-2

St. Louis Cardinals over Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-0

ALCS: Angels over Twins, 4-1

NLCS: Giants over Cardinals, 4-1

World Series: Angels over Giants, 4-3

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MVP: AL – Miguel Tejada, SS, Oakland A’s (.350/34/131, 204 H)

NL – Barry Bonds, OF, San Francisco Giants (.370/46/110, 198 BB (MLB record), 68 IBB (MLB record).582 OBP (MLB record), .799 SLG, 1.381 OPS (MLB record))

Cy Young: AL – Barry Zito, SP, Oakland A’s (23-5/2.75/182)

NL – Randy Johnson, SP, Arizona Diamondbacks (24-5/2.32/334, 260 IP, 8 CG, 4 SHO)

RoY: AL – Eric Hinske, 3B, Toronto Blue Jays (.279/24/84)

NL – Jason Jennings SP, Colorado Rockies (16-8/4.52/127)

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MLB Amateur Draft:

Bryan Bullington, P, PIT (1st overall pick)

B.J. Upton, OF, TBD (1st #2)

Zack Greinke, P, KCR (1st #6) – 2009 AL Cy Young, 2009 AL ERA champ, 2x All-Star, 128 career W

Prince Fielder, 1B, MIL (1st #7) – 2007 NL HR Champ, 2009 NL RBI Champ, 290 career HR, 5x All-Star

Nick Swisher, 1B, OAK (1st #16) – 1x All-Star, 239 career HR

Cole Hamels, P, PHI (1st #17) – 3x All-Star, 109 career W, 2008 NLCS & WS MVP

Matt Cain, P, SFG (1st #25) – 3x All-Star, pitched perfect game in 2012

Joey Votto, C, CIN (2nd #44) – 2010 NL MVP, 4x All-Star, 4x NL OBP champ

Joey Votto mounty

Jon Lester, P, BOS (2nd #57) – 3x All-Star, 118 career W

Brandon Weeden, P, NYY (2nd#71) – 2012 First team all Big 12 Football, 22nd pick in 2012 NFL draft

2002 Topps Draft Brandon Weeden

Curtis Granderson, OF, DET (3rd #80) – 3x All-Star, 20-20-20-20 (doubles-triples-HR-SB) in 2007 (one of 4 ever), 2x AL triple leader

Russell Martin, 2B, LAD (17th #511) – 3x All-Star

Jacoby Ellsbury, OF, DET (23rd #674) – 1x All-Star, 3x AL SB leader, 30-30 in 2011

Hunter Pence, OF, MIL (40th #1189) – 3x All-Star

Jonathan Papelbon, P, OAK (40th #1208 – did not sign) – 5x All-Star, 330 career SV, 8x 30 SV

2002 Topps Traded Hall Relic Ozzie Smith**********

Hall of Fame: Ozzie Smith, SS, St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres (1st ballot)

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Batting Leaders:

Avg. (AL) Manny Ramirez BOS .349, (NL) Bonds SFG .370

HR (AL) Alex Rodriguez TEX 57, (NL) Sammy Sosa CHC 49

RBI (AL) A. Rodriguez TEX 142, (NL) Lance Berkman HOU 128

R (AL) Alfonso Soriano NYY 128, (NL) Sosa CHC 122

SB (AL) Soriano NYY 41, (NL) Luis Castillo FLA 48

H (AL) Soriano NYY 209, (NL) Vladimir Guerrero MON 206

Pitching Leaders:

W (AL) Zito OAK 23, (NL) Johnson ARI 22

ERA (AL) Pedro Martinez BOS 2.26, (NL) Johnson ARI 2.32

K (AL) Martinez BOS 239, (NL) Johnson ARI 334

SV (AL) Eddie Guardado MIN 45, (NL) John Smoltz ATL 55 – NL Record

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Trends and Stats:

6 players above .330 AVG, 1 above .350 AVG

28 players above 30 HR, 8 above 40 HR, 2 above 50 HR

36 players above 100 RBI, 8 above 120 RBI

0 players above 50 SB

5 players above 200 H

7 pitchers above 20 W

7 pitchers above 200 K, 2 above 250, 2 above 300 K

11 pitchers below 3.00 ERA, 2 below 2.50

2 pitchers above 250 IP

10 pitchers above 40 SV, 2 above 50 SV

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I’ll post my standard All-Star selections and compare to the silver slugger winners for the year in the next post.

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