2002 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record78–84 (.481)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Carl Lindner
General manager(s)Jim Bowden
Manager(s)Bob Boone
Local televisionFSN Ohio
(George Grande, Chris Welsh)
Local radioWLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
StatsESPN.com
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The Cincinnati Reds' 2002 season consisted of the Reds finishing with a 78-84 record to finish in third place in the National League Central, 19 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals. The Reds were managed by Bob Boone. The 2002 Reds season was their final in Cinergy Field.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League Central

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 97 65 0.599 52–29 45–36
Houston Astros 84 78 0.519 13 47–34 37–44
Cincinnati Reds 78 84 0.481 19 38–43 40–41
Pittsburgh Pirates 72 89 0.447 24½ 38–42 34–47
Chicago Cubs 67 95 0.414 30 36–45 31–50
Milwaukee Brewers 56 106 0.346 41 31–50 25–56


Record vs. opponents


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 transactions

Roster

2002 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game log

2002 regular season game log: 78–84 (Home: 38–43; Away: 40–41)
April: 16–9 (Home: 9–6; Away: 7–2)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box Streak
1 April 1 Cubs 5–4 Graves Fassero 41,913 1–0 W1
2 April 3 Cubs 3–10 Wood Dessens 19,745 1–1 L1
3 April 4 Cubs 3–1 Acevedo Cruz Graves 16,448 2–1 W1
4 April 5 Expos 7–8 Yoshii Haynes Lloyd 17,123 2–2 L1
5 April 6 Expos 2–5 Ohka Pineda Lloyd 18,176 2–3 L2
6 April 7 Expos 6–5 Sullivan Lloyd 17,549 3–3 W1
7 April 8 at Pirates 0–1 Villone Dessens Williams 36,402 3–4 L1
8 April 10 at Pirates 8–5 Acevedo Wells Graves 36,048 4–4 W1
9 April 11 at Pirates 3–2 Haynes Anderson Graves 12,795 5–4 W2
10 April 12 at Phillies 8–5 Brower Cormier Graves 13,366 6–4 W3
11 April 13 at Phillies 5–2 Hamilton Person Graves 15,606 7–4 W4
12 April 14 at Phillies 1–3 Padilla Dessens Mesa 19,195 7–5 L1
13 April 16 Astros 3–8 Mlicki Acevedo 15,853 7–6 L2
14 April 17 Astros 2–7 Hernández Haynes 14,527 7–7 L3
15 April 18 Astros 5–4 White Cruz 15,848 8–7 W1
16 April 19 at Cubs 2–5 Clement Hamilton Alfonseca 33,949 8–8 L1
17 April 20 at Cubs 6–1 Dessens Wood 36,476 9–8 W1
18 April 21 at Cubs 5–3 Rijo Cruz Graves 29,458 10–8 W2
19 April 23 Rockies 3–2 Haynes Jennings Graves 14,518 11–8 W3
20 April 24 Rockies 4–3 Williamson Jiménez 13,004 12–8 W4
21 April 25 Rockies 4–3 Sullivan White Graves 14,416 13–8 W5
22 April 26 Giants 4–3 Sullivan Rodríguez Graves 28,341 14–8 W6
23 April 27 Giants 8–4 Rijo Jensen 22,616 15–8 W7
24 April 28 Giants 4–5 Rueter Haynes Nen 23,426 15–9 L1
25 April 30 at Dodgers 3–1 Reitsma Brown Graves 25, 178 16–9 W1
May: 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Away: 0–0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box Streak
26 May 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4–0 Hamilton Nomo 23,346 17–9 W2
27 May 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2–3 Carrara Pineda 27,224 17–10 L1
28 May 3 at San Francisco Giants 1–6 Rueter Rijo 39,845 17–11 L2
29 May 4 at San Francisco Giants 0–3 Jensen Haynes Nen 40,959 17–12 L3
30 May 5 at San Francisco Giants 5–6 Nen Pineda 41,263 17–13 L4
31 May 6 Milwaukee Brewers 8–5 Brower Quevedo Graves 12,867 18–13 W1
32 May 7 Milwaukee Brewers 8-2 Dessens Rusch 16,167
33 Wednesday, May 8 2002 Milwaukee Brewers season 14-5 Acevedo Neugebauer 15,691
34 May 10 St. Louis Cardinals season 2-4 Stechschulte White Isringhausen 29,008
35 May 11 St. Louis Cardinals season 8-1 Reitsm Kile 25,006
36 May 12 St. Louis Cardinals season 8-10 Stechschulte Graves Isringhausen 20,622
37 May 13 @Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 Rijo Cabrera 14,844 +
38 May 14 @Milwaukee Brewers Acevedo Quevedo Graves 15,546
39 May 15 Milwaukee Brewers|7-4 Haynes Stull Graves 15,561
40 May 16 Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 White DeJean Graves 18,456
41 May 17 @St. Louis Cardinals season 1-3 Kile Sullivan Isringhausen 36,103
42 May 18 St. Louis Cardinals season 7-3 Rijo Morris 40,483
43 May 19 @ St. Louis Cardinals season1-10 Stephenson Acevedo 42,992
44 May 20 St. Louis Cardinals season 3-7 Williams Haynes 35,560
45 May 21 Florida Gators 6-1 Reitsma Burnett Graves 16,841
46 May 22 Florida Gators 6-2 Dessens Dempster 20,314
47 May 23 Florida Gators 4-8 Tavarez Rijo Nunez 23,134 -
48 May 24 @Atlanta Braves 2-11 Millwood Hamilton 29,307
49 May 25 @ Atlanta Braves 6-4 Marquis Graves 44,026
50 May 26 Atlanta Braves 5-7 Maddux Reitsma 40,142 -
51 May 28 @ Florida Marlinss 6-5 Graves Nunez 7,386
52 May 29 @ Florida Marlins 8-2 Hamilton Beckett 6,836
53 May 30 Florida Marlins W-4-1 Haynes Olsen Graves 6,140
54 May 31 Atlanta Braves 0-7 Maddux Reitsma 38,777 -
Legend:        = Win        = Loss        = Postponement
Bold = Reds team member

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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Jason LaRue 113 353 88 .249 12 52
LF Adam Dunn 158 535 133 .249 26 71

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Ken Griffey, Jr. 70 197 52 .264 8 23

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Elmer Dessens 30 178 7 8 3.03 93

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Bats International League Dave Miley
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Phillip Wellman
A Stockton Ports California League Jayhawk Owens
A Dayton Dragons Midwest League Donnie Scott
Rookie GCL Reds Gulf Coast League Edgar Caceres
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Rick Burleson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Stockton[3]

References

  1. ^ José Rijo page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Ben Broussard page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007