2002 St. Louis Cardinals season: Wikis

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2002 St. Louis Cardinals
NL Central Champs
Major league affiliations
Location
2002 information
Owner(s) William DeWitt, Jr.
Manager(s) Tony La Russa
Local television Fox Sports Midwest
(Joe Buck, Dan McLaughlin)
KPLR
(Al Hrabosky, Dan McLaughlin)
Local radio KMOX
(Mike Shannon, Joel Meyers)
Stats ESPN.com

BB-reference

The St. Louis Cardinals 2002 season was the team's 121st season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 111th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 97-65 during the season and won the National League Central division. In the playoffs the Cardinals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 3 games to 0 in the NLDS but lost to the San Francisco Giants 4 games to 1 in the NLCS.

Second baseman Fernando Viña, shortstop Edgar Rentería, third baseman Scott Rolen, and outfielder Jim Edmonds won Gold Gloves this year.

On June 18, long-time broadcaster Jack Buck died at the age of 77, while four days later, pitcher Darryl Kile was found dead in a Chicago hotel room, at age 33.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Opening Day starters

Season standings

Central Division W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 97 65 -- .599
Houston Astros 84 78 13 .519
Cincinnati Reds 78 84 19 .481
Pittsburgh Pirates 72 89 24½ .447
Chicago Cubs 67 95 30 .414
Milwaukee Brewers 56 106 41 .346

Transactions

Roster

2002 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
So Taguchi 19 15 6 .400 0 2

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
José Rodríguez 2 0 0 0 54.00 0

NLDS

St. Louis wins the series, 3-0

Game Home Score Visitor Score Date Stadium Series
1 Arizona 2 St. Louis 12 October 1 BankOne Ballpark 1-0 (STL)
2 Arizona 1 St. Louis 2 October 3 BankOne Ballpark 2-0 (STL)
3 St. Louis 6 Arizona 3 October 5 Busch Stadium 3-0 (STL)

NLCS

Game 1

October 9: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 1 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 9 11 0
St. Louis 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 6 11 0
W: Kirk Rueter (1-0)   L: Matt Morris (0-1)   S: Robb Nen (1)
HR: SFGKenny Lofton (1), David Bell (1), Benito Santiago (1)  STLAlbert Pujols (1), Miguel Cairo (1), J. D. Drew (1)

Game 2

October 10: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 4 7 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 0
W: Jason Schmidt (1-0)   L: Woody Williams (0-1)   S: Robb Nen (2)
HR: SFGRich Aurilia 2 (2)  STLEduardo Perez (1)

Game 3

October 12: Pac Bell Park, San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 6 1
San Francisco 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4 10 0
W: Chuck Finley (1-0)   L: Jay Witasick (0-1)   S: Jason Isringhausen (1)
HR: STLMike Matheny (1), Jim Edmonds (1), Eli Marrero (1)  SFGBarry Bonds (1)

Game 4

October 13: Pac Bell Park, San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 12 0
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 X 4 4 1
W: Tim Worrell (1-0)   L: Rick White (0-1)   S: Robb Nen (3)
HR: SFGBenito Santiago (2)

Game 5

October 14: Pac Bell Park, San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 9 0
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 7 0
W: Tim Worrell (2-0)   L: Matt Morris (0-2)   

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Memphis Redbirds Pacific Coast League Gaylen Pitts
AA New Haven Ravens Eastern League Mark DeJohn
A Potomac Cannons Carolina League Joe Cunningham, Jr.
A Peoria Chiefs Midwest League Danny Sheaffer
Short-Season A New Jersey Cardinals New York-Penn League Tommy Shields
Rookie Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Brian Rupp

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Peoria[4][5]

References

  1. ^ Jason Isringhausen page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ José Rodríguez page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Scott Rolen page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  5. ^ Baseball America 2003 Annual Directory

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