2002 St. Louis Cardinals
97 - 65
2001 / 2003 (Organization)
1st place in the NL Central
Home Record:
Away Record:
52 - 29 (.642)
45 - 36 (.556)
+8.1 wins
+7.9 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 787 / 689 ( +98 )
Allowed/Expected: 648 / 697 ( +49 )
Pyth Record: 96 - 66 (+1)
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Attendance: 3,011,756 Avg Att: 37,182 (1.29)
Att Rank: 4 / 16 Lg Avg: 28,814
       
Park Factor: 0.97    
HR Factor: 0.97 R/L HR: 0.95 / 0.98
Notes:
- Central Division Champions
- Defeated Arizona Diamondbacks in the NLDS
- Lost to San Francisco Giants in the NLCS

Formation
Filters
Home Grown
Positions
#
via
1 Eli Marrero
RF
28.6
1.7
14.3
5.4
6
Y
6
3
1993
Draft (Amateur) - Round 3
2 Placido Polanco
3B
26.7
1.3
9.3
1.9
5
Y
6
2
1994
Draft (Amateur) - Round 19
3 Matt Morris
SP
27.9
3.0
14.0
8.0
5
Y
6
1
1995
Draft (Amateur) - Round 1 (Pick 12)
4 J.D. Drew
RF
26.6
2.8
15.5
6.4
5
Y
6
2
1998
Draft (Amateur) - Round 1 (Pick 5)
5 Edgar Renteria
SS
26.9
4.2
23.0
9.1
4
N
12
14
1998
Trade FLO NL
6 Gene Stechschulte
RP
28.9
-0.4
1.8
0.1
3
Y
6
13
1996
Free Agency (Amateur)
7 Garrett Stephenson
SP
30.5
-0.4
0.4
-0.9
3
N
11
19
1998
Trade PHI NL
8 Mike Matthews
RP
28.7
0.0
1.9
-0.3
3
N
8
24
1999
Trade BOS AL
9 Luther Hackman
SW
27.7
-0.3
3.4
0.0
3
N
11
16
1999
Trade COL NL
10 Dave Veres
RP
35.7
0.7
6.1
1.6
3
N
11
16
1999
Trade COL NL
11 Darryl Kile
SP
33.6
1.0
4.8
2.4
3
N
11
16
1999
Trade COL NL
12 Mike Matheny
C
31.8
0.7
7.6
-1.1
3
N
12
15
1999
Free Agency
13 Fernando Vina
2B
33.2
0.5
15.9
1.2
3
N
12
20
1999
Trade MIL NL
14 Andy Benes
SP
34.9
1.7
6.7
3.9
3
N
1
7
2000
Free Agency
15 Jim Edmonds
CF
32.0
6.7
31.4
19.6
3
N
3
23
2000
Trade ANA AL
16 Mike Timlin
RP
36.3
1.0
5.3
2.1
3
N
7
29
2000
Trade BAL AL
17 Eduardo Perez
RF
32.8
0.4
3.6
0.5
3
N
2
8
2002
Purchased Hanshin Tigers (Japan Central
18 Jose Rodriguez
RP
27.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
2
Y
6
3
1997
Draft (Amateur) - Round 24
19 Bud Smith
SP
22.7
-1.1
0.0
-1.4
2
Y
6
2
1998
Draft (Amateur) - Round 4
20 Albert Pujols
LF
22.5
5.5
31.2
18.7
2
Y
6
2
1999
Draft (Amateur) - Round 13
21 Kerry Robinson
LF
28.7
0.1
3.5
0.0
2
N
12
7
2000
Free Agency
22 Steve Kline
RP
29.9
0.5
5.7
2.5
2
N
12
14
2000
Trade MON NL
23 Woody Williams
SP
35.9
3.0
9.7
6.7
2
N
8
2
2001
Trade SDN NL
24 Miguel Cairo
LF
28.2
-0.1
3.0
-0.7
2
N
8
10
2001
Waivers CHN NL
25 Josh Pearce
SP
24.9
-0.5
0.0
-0.4
1
Y
6
2
1999
Draft (Amateur) - Round 2
26 Mike Crudale
RP
25.5
1.4
5.9
3.2
1
Y
6
2
1999
Draft (Amateur) - Round 24
27 Kevin Joseph
RP
25.9
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
1
N
7
31
2001
Trade SFN NL
28 Travis Smith
SP
29.7
-1.3
0.0
-1.6
1
N
11
14
2001
Free Agency
29 Mike Difelice
C
33.1
0.1
4.3
-0.3
1
N
11
20
2001
Free Agency
30 Mike Coolbaugh
3B
30.1
-0.2
0.2
-0.1
1
N
11
21
2001
Free Agency
31 Gabe Molina
RP
27.2
0.3
1.5
0.9
1
N
11
28
2001
Free Agency
32 Jason Isringhausen
RP
29.8
1.1
12.5
8.9
1
N
12
11
2001
Free Agency
33 Tino Martinez
1B
34.6
1.4
16.5
6.3
1
N
12
18
2001
Free Agency
34 Wilson Delgado
SS
30.0
-0.1
0.6
0.1
1
N
12
30
2001
Free Agency
35 Jason Simontacchi
SP
28.6
1.4
7.5
3.4
1
N
1
2
2002
Free Agency
36 So Taguchi
LF
33.0
0.4
1.0
0.6
1
N
1
29
2002
Free Agency (1st Tm)
37 Ivan Cruz
1B
34.2
0.1
0.8
0.5
1
N
3
30
2002
Free Agency
38 Matt Duff
RP
27.7
-0.0
0.1
-0.2
1
N
4
1
2002
Free Agency
39 Nerio Rodriguez
RP
31.3
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
1
N
7
11
2002
Trade CLE AL
40 Chuck Finley
SP
39.6
0.5
4.6
2.2
1
N
7
19
2002
Trade CLE AL
41 Scott Rolen
3B
27.2
2.8
10.8
6.2
1
N
7
29
2002
Trade PHI NL
42 Rick White
RP
33.5
0.9
3.8
2.6
1
N
8
18
2002
Free Agency
43 Jeff Fassero
RP
39.5
0.4
2.1
1.1
1
N
8
25
2002
Trade CHN NL
44 Jamey Wright
SP
27.5
0.0
0.8
0.3
1
N
8
29
2002
Trade MIL NL
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Player Pos Hometown
Andy Benes SP Evansville, IN (US)
Miguel Cairo LF Anaco (VE)
Mike Coolbaugh 3B San Antonio, TX (US)
Mike Crudale RP Danville, CA (US)
Ivan Cruz 1B Fajardo (PR)
Wilson Delgado SS Santo Domingo (DO)
Mike Difelice C Knoxville, TN (US)
J.D. Drew RF Valdosta, GA (US)
Matt Duff RP Clarksdale, MS (USA)
Jim Edmonds CF Diamond Bar, CA (US)
Jeff Fassero RP Springfield, IL (US)
Chuck Finley SP West Monroe, LA (US)
Luther Hackman SW Columbus, MS (US)
Jason Isringhausen RP Brighton, IL (US)
Kevin Joseph RP Addison, TX (US)
Darryl Kile SP Norco, CA (US)
Steve Kline RP Lewisburg, PA (US)
Eli Marrero RF Coral Gables, FL (US)
Tino Martinez 1B Tampa, FL (US)
Mike Matheny C Reynoldsburg, OH (US)
Mike Matthews RP Woodbridge, VA (US)
Gabe Molina RP Denver, CO (US)
Matt Morris SP Montgomery, NY (US)
Josh Pearce SP Yakima, WA (US)
Eduardo Perez RF Santruce (PR)
Placido Polanco 3B Santo Domingo (DO)
Albert Pujols LF Independence, MO (US)
Edgar Renteria SS Barranquilla (CO)
Kerry Robinson LF St. Louis, MO (US)
Jose Rodriguez RP Cayey (P.R.)
Nerio Rodriguez RP San Pedro de Marcoris (DO)
Scott Rolen 3B Jasper, IN (US)
Jason Simontacchi SP Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Bud Smith SP Torrance, CA (USA)
Travis Smith SP Bend, OR (US)
Gene Stechschulte RP Kalida, OH (US)
Garrett Stephenson SP Boonsboro, MD (US)
So Taguchi LF Nishinomiya, Hyogo (JP)
Mike Timlin RP Midland, TX (US)
Dave Veres RP Gresham, OR (US)
Fernando Vina 2B Santa Ana, CA (US)
Rick White RP Springfield, OH (US)
Woody Williams SP Houston, TX (US)
Jamey Wright SP Moore, OK (US)

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