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2002 Montreal Expos season

OffseasonEdit

  • October 3, 2001: The Expos sent Tim Raines to the Baltimore Orioles as part of a conditional deal.[1]
  • February 21, 2002: The Expoes signed José Canseco as a free agent.
  • March 7, 2002: The Expos signed Alan Mills as a free agent.[2]
  • March 24, 2002: The Expos traded Jason Bay and Jimmy Serrano to the New York Mets for Lou Collier.[3]
  • March 27, 2002: The Expos released José Canseco.
  • March 28, 2002: The Expos signed Henry Rodriguez as a free agent.[4]

Spring trainingEdit

In 2002, the Expos held spring training at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida – a facility they shared with the St. Louis Cardinals – for the fifth and final season. The following year, they moved to Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Florida, for spring training.

Regular seasonEdit

Opening Day lineupEdit

Source [5]

Opening Day Starters
Name Position
Peter Bergeron Center fielder
José Vidro Second baseman
Vladimir Guerrero Right fielder
Orlando Cabrera Shortstop
Lee Stevens First baseman
Chris Truby Third baseman
Brad Wilkerson Left fielder
Michael Barrett Catcher
Javier Vázquez Starting pitcher

Season standingsEdit

National League EastEdit

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 101 59 0.631 52–28 49–31
Montreal Expos 83 79 0.512 19 49–32 34–47
Philadelphia Phillies 80 81 0.497 21½ 40–40 40–41
Florida Marlins 79 83 0.488 23 46–35 33–48
New York Mets 75 86 0.466 26½ 38–43 37–43


Record vs. opponentsEdit

2002 National League Records

Source: [1]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 3–3 4–2 6–0 14–5 5–1 3–3 9–10 4–2 4–2 5–2 4–3 4–2 12–7 8–11 2–4 11–7
Atlanta 3–3 4–2 4–2 4–3 11–8 3–3 2–4 5–1 13–6 12–7 11–7 3–3 3–3 3–3 5–1 15–3
Chicago 2–4 2–4 5–12 4–2 4–2 8–11 2–4 7–10 3–3 1–5 2–4 10–9 2–4 3–3 6–12 6–6
Cincinnati 0–6 2–4 12–5 3–3 5–1 6–11 4–2 13–6 1–5 2–4 2–4 11–7 5–1 2–4 8–11 2–10
Colorado 5–14 3–4 2–4 3–3 5–2 3–3 7–12 3–3 4–2 3–3 3–3 4–2 11–8 8–12 2–4 7–11
Florida 1–5 8–11 2–4 1–5 2–5 3–3 3–3 4–2 10–9 8–11 10–9 4–2 5–1 4–3 4–2 10–8
Houston 3–3 3–3 11–8 11–6 3–3 3–3 3–3 10–8 3–3 4–2 3–3 11–6 4–2 1–5 6–13 5–7
Los Angeles 10–9 4–2 4–2 2–4 12–7 3–3 3–3 5–1 5–2 4–2 4–3 4–2 10–9 8–11 2–4 12–6
Milwaukee 2–4 1–5 10–7 6–13 3–3 2–4 8–10 1–5 2–4 1–5 1–5 4–15 5–1 1–5 7–10 2–10
Montreal 2–4 6–13 3–3 5–1 2–4 9–10 3–3 2–5 4–2 11–8 11–8 3–3 3–4 4–2 3–3 12–6
New York 2–5 7–12 5–1 4–2 3–3 11–8 2–4 2–4 5–1 8–11 9–10 1–4 3–4 0–6 3–3 10–8
Philadelphia 3–4 7–11 4–2 4–2 3–3 9–10 3–3 3–4 5–1 8–11 10–9 2–4 2–4 3–3 4–2 10–8
Pittsburgh 2–4 3–3 9–10 7–11 2–4 2–4 6–11 2–4 15–4 3–3 4–1 4–2 2–4 2–4 6–11 3–9
San Diego 7–12 3–3 4–2 1–5 8–11 1–5 2–4 9–10 1–5 4–3 4–3 4–2 4–2 5–14 1–5 8–10
San Francisco 11–8 3–3 3–3 4–2 11–8 3–4 5–1 11–8 5–1 2–4 6–0 3–3 4–2 14–5 2–4 8–10
St. Louis 4–2 1–5 12–6 11–8 4–2 2–4 13–6 4–2 10–7 3–3 3–3 2–4 11–6 5–1 4–2 8–4


Notable transactionsEdit

  • May 16, 2002: The Expos released Henry Rodriguez.[4]
  • June 27, 2002: The Expos traded Grady Sizemore, Cliff Lee, Brandon Phillips, and Lee Stevens to the Cleveland Indians for Bartolo Colón and Tim Drew.[6]
  • July 11, 2002: The Expos traded Graeme Lloyd, Mike Mordecai, Carl Pavano, Justin Wayne, and a player to be named later to the Florida Marlins for Cliff Floyd, Wilton Guerrero, Claudio Vargas, and cash. The Expos sent Donald Levinski (minors) to the Marlins on August 5, 2002, to complete the trade.[7]
  • July 19, 2002: The Expos released Sean Spencer.[8]
  • July 30, 2002: The Expos traded Cliff Floyd to the Boston Red Sox for Sun-Woo Kim and Seung Song (minors).[7]

RosterEdit

2002 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game logEdit

Source [9]

Legend
  Expos win
  Expos loss
  Postponement
Bold Expos team member
2002 Game Log

AttendanceEdit

The Expos drew 812,045 fans during the 2002 season, and were 16th in attendance among the 16 National League teams. [9] Their highest attendance for the season was for the Opening Day game on April 2 against the Florida Marlins, which drew 34,351 fans, while their lowest was for a game on September 5 against the Philadelphia Phillies, which drew only 2,134 fans. [9]

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Complete offensive statistics are available here.

Pos Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
C Michael Barrett 117 376 41 99 20 1 12 49 .263 6
1B Andrés Galarraga 104 292 30 76 12 0 9 40 .260 2
2B José Vidro 152 604 103 190 43 3 19 96 .315 2
SS Orlando Cabrera 153 563 64 148 43 1 7 56 .263 25
3B Fernando Tatís 114 381 43 87 18 1 15 55 .228 2
LF Troy O'Leary 97 273 27 78 12 2 3 37 .286 1
CF Brad Wilkerson 153 507 92 135 27 8 20 59 .266 7
RF Vladimir Guerrero 161 614 106 206 37 2 39 111 .336 40
UT José Macías 90 231 33 59 17 1 7 33 .255 5
1B Lee Stevens 63 205 28 39 6 1 10 31 .190 1
C Brian Schneider 73 207 21 57 19 2 5 29 .275 1
LF Wil Cordero 66 143 21 39 9 0 6 29 .273 2
LF Peter Bergeron 31 123 24 23 3 2 0 7 .187 10
CF Endy Chávez 36 125 20 37 8 5 1 9 .296 3
3B Chris Truby 35 105 12 27 5 2 2 7 .257 1
IF Mike Mordecai 55 74 9 15 4 0 0 4 .203 1
3B Jamey Carroll 16 71 16 22 5 3 1 6 .310 1
LF Matt Cepicky 32 74 7 16 3 0 3 15 .216 0
UT Wilton Guerrero 44 62 3 12 1 0 0 1 .194 5
LF Cliff Floyd 15 53 7 11 2 0 3 4 .208 1
OF Henry Rodríguez 20 20 1 1 0 0 0 3 .050 0
MI Henry Mateo 22 23 1 4 0 1 0 0 .174 2
OF Lou Collier 13 11 3 1 1 0 0 52 .091 0
P Javier Vázquez 33 73 7 13 0 0 0 4 .178 0
P Tomo Ohka 30 55 3 7 1 0 0 2 .127 0
P Tony Armas Jr. 26 50 1 5 0 1 0 2 .100 0
P Masato Yoshii 29 35 2 2 1 0 0 0 .057 0
P Bartolo Colón 17 39 1 5 0 0 0 3 .128 0
P Carl Pavano 14 24 1 5 1 0 0 1 .208 0
P Bruce Chen 14 12 3 5 1 0 0 1 .417 0
P Britt Reames 40 9 0 1 0 0 0 1 .111 0
P Zach Day 19 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 .167 0
P Joey Eischen 56 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 .125 0
P Sun-woo Kim 4 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 .250 0
P Jim Brower 30 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Graeme Lloyd 37 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P T. J. Tucker 53 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .750 0
P Tim Drew 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Dan Smith 32 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Matt Herges 58 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Scott Stewart 61 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Scott Strickland 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
P Ed Vosberg 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 162 5479 735 1432 300 36 162 695 .261 118

PitchingEdit

Note: Pos = Position; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Complete pitching statistics are available here.

Pos Player W L ERA G GS SV IP R ER BB K
SP Javier Vázquez 10 13 3.91 34 34 0 230.1 111 100 49 179
SP Tomo Ohka 13 8 3.18 32 31 0 192.2 83 68 45 118
SP Tony Armas, Jr. 12 12 4.44 29 29 0 164.1 87 81 78 131
SP Masato Yoshii 4 9 4.11 31 20 0 131.1 66 60 32 74
SP Bartolo Colón 10 4 3.31 17 17 0 117.0 48 43 39 74
SP Carl Pavano 3 8 6.30 15 14 0 74.1 55 52 31 51
CL Scott Stewart 4 2 3.09 67 0 17 64.0 29 22 22 67
RP Britt Reames 1 4 5.03 42 6 0 68.0 42 38 38 76
RP Matt Herges 2 5 4.04 62 0 6 64.2 33 29 26 50
RP T. J. Tucker 6 3 4.11 57 0 4 61.1 32 28 31 42
RP Joey Eischen 6 1 1.34 59 0 2 53.2 11 8 18 51
Dan Smith 1 1 3.47 33 0 2 46.2 18 18 21 34
Jim Brower 1 2 4.83 30 0 0 41.0 22 22 22 33
Zach Day 4 1 3.62 19 2 1 37.1 18 15 15 25
Bruce Chen 2 3 6.99 15 5 0 37.1 29 29 23 43
Graeme Lloyd 2 3 5.87 41 0 5 30.2 21 20 8 17
Sun-woo Kim 1 0 0.89 4 3 0 20.1 2 2 7 11
Tim Drew 1 0 2.81 7 1 2 16.0 8 5 2 10
Scott Strickland 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 2
Ed Vosberg 0 0 18.00 4 0 0 1.0 3 2 1 0
Totals 83 79 3.97 162 162 39 1453.0 718 641 508 1088

Award winnersEdit

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit