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2002 Minor League All-Stars

League-selected postseason all-star teams sorted by league and followed by awards and honors where available.

International League

Position

Player

Club

C

Johnny Estrada

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

1B

Joe Vitiello

Ottawa

2B

Marco Scutaro

Norfolk

SS

Nick Punto

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

3B

Joe Crede

Charlotte

OF

Marlon Byrd

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

OF

Endy Chavez

Ottawa

OF

Raul Gonzalez

Louisville

DH

Kevin Witt

Louisville

Utility

David Doster

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SP

Joe Roa

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

RP

Lee Garnder

Durham

Most Valuable Player: Raul Gonzalez, Louisville
Most Valuable Pitcher: Joe Roa, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Rookie of the Year: Carl Crawford, Durham
Manager of the Year: Marc Bombard, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Pacific Coast League

Position

Player

Club

C

Javier Valentin

Edmonton

1B

Lyle Overbay

Tucson

2B

Joe Thurston

Las Vegas

SS

Aaron Holbert

Tacoma

3B

Jason Wood

Calgary

OF

Robb Quinlan

Salt Lake

OF

Michael Restovich

Edmonton

OF

Michael Ryan

Edmonton

DH

Ivan Cruz

Memphis

RHP

Scott Randall

Edmonton

LHP

Jeriome Robertson

New Orleans

RP

Jeff Williams

Las Vegas

Most Valuable Player: Robb Quinlan, Salt Lake
Pitcher of the Year: Jeriome Robertson, New Orleans
Rookie of the Year: Robb Quinlan, Salt Lake
Manager of the Year: Brad Mills, Las Vegas.

Eastern League

Position

Player

Club

C

Victor Martinez

Akron

1B

Carlos Rivera

Altoona

2B

Jesus Medrano

Portland

SS

Jose Reyes

Binghamton

3B

Travis Chapman

Reading

OF

Dee Haynes

New Haven

OF

Tony Alvarez

Altoona

OF

Lew Ford

New Britain

OF

Cody Ross

Erie

Utility

Freddy Sanchez

Trenton

DH

John Gall

New Haven

RHP

Ryan Madson

Reading

LHP

Billy Traber

Akron

RP

Matt Duff

New Haven

Most Valuable Player: Victor Martinez, Akron
Pitcher of the Year: Ryan Madson, Reading
Rookie of the Year: Dee Haynes, New Haven
Manager of the Year: Randy Ready, Oneonta

Southern League

Position

Player

Club

C

Miguel Olivo

Birmingham

1B

Dave Kelton

West Tenn

2B

Aaron Miles

Birmingham

SS

Clint Barmes

Carolina

3B

Donny Leon

Chattanooga

OF

Choo Freeman

Carolina

OF

Dewayne Wise

Tennessee

OF

Bobby Darula

Chattanooga

OF

Mike Edwards

Chattanooga

DH

Tom Nevers

Chattanooga

Utility

Ben Risinger

Mobile

RHP

Vinny Chulk

Tennessee

LHP

Josh Stewart

Birmingham

RP

Joe Valentine

Birmingham

Most Valuable Player: Aaron Miles, Birmingham
Most Outstanding Pitcher:
Vinnie Chulk, Tennessee
Best Hustle: Bernabel Castro, Mobile
Manager of the Year: Wally Backman, Birmingham

Texas League

Position

Player

Club

C

John Buck

Round Rock

1B

Royce Huffman

Round Rock

2B

Matt Kata

El Paso

SS

Brian Specht

Arkansas

3B

Chad Tracy

El Paso

OF

Alexis Gomez

Wichita

OF

Todd Linden

Shreveport

OF

Henri Stanley

Round Rock

UT

Jason Alfaro

Round Rock

DH

Graham Koonce

Midland

P

Craig Anderson

San Antonio

P

Andrew Good

El Paso

P

Mike Gosling

El Paso

P

Runelvys Hernandez

Wichita

P

Travis Hughes

Tulsa

P

Rodrigo Rosario

Round Rock

P

Miguel Saladin

Round Rock

P

Kirk Saarloos

Round Rock

Player of the Year: Chad Tracy, El Paso
Pitcher of the Year:
Kirk Saarloos, Round Rock
Manager of the Year:
Tim Ireland, Tulsa

California League

Pos.

Player

Team

C

Craig Ansman

Lancaster

1B

Corey Hart

High Desert

2B

Jake Gautreau

Lake Elsinore

3B

Brian Barden

Lancaster

SS

Jose Lopez

San Bernardino

OF

Rocco Baldelli

Bakersfield

OF

Jonny Gomes

Bakersfield

OF

Stephen Smitherman

Stockton

DH

Mike Campo

Rancho Cucamonga

SP

Jeff Clark

San Jose

SP

Rich Fischer

Rancho Cucamonga

SP

John Koronka

Stockton

RP

Evan Rust

Bakersfield

Most Valuable Player: Rocco Baldelli, Bakersfield
Pitcher of the Year: Jeff Clark, San Jose
Rookie of the Year: Jose Lopez, San Bernardino
Manager of the Year: Bill Plummer, Lancaster.

Carolina League

Position

Player

Club

C

Ronny Paulino

Lynchburg

1B

Brad Hawpe

Salem

2B

Josh Bonifay

Lynchburg

SS

Jose Castillo

Lynchburg

3B

Justin Gemoll

Lynchburg

OF

Bill McCarthy

Myrtle Beach

OF

Chris Duffy

Lynchburg

OF

Skip Schumaker

Potomac

OF

Byron Gettis

Wilmington

DH

Ray Navarrete

Lynchburg

Utility

Alejandro Machado

Wilmington

SP

Sean Burnett

Lynchburg

RP

D.J. Carrasco

Lynchburg

Most Valuable Player: Brad Hawpe, Salem
Most Valuable Pitcher: Sean Burnett, Lynchburg
Manager of the Year: Jeff Garber, Wilmington
Trainer of the Year: Ken Forth, Wilmington

Florida State League

Position

Player

Club

C

Guillermo Quiroz

Dunedin

C

Kelly Shoppach

Sarasota

1B

Leo Daigle

Lakeland

2B

Dominic Rich

Dunedin

SS

Jose Reyes

St. Lucie

3B

Brendan Harris

Daytona

OF

Will Smith

Jupiter

OF

Laynce Nix

Charlotte

OF

Alexis Rios

Dunedin

OF

Josh Rabe

Ft. Myers

DH

Simon Pond

Dunedin

Utility

Ramon Martinez

Charlotte

SP

Taylor Buchholz

Clearwater

SP

Preston Larrison

Lakeland

SP

Josh Reynolds

St. Lucie

SP

C.J. Wilson

Charlotte

RP

Beau Kemp

Ft. Myers

RP

Lino Urdaneta

Vero Beach

Most Valuable Player: Laynce Nix, Charlotte
Most Valuable Pitcher: Taylor Buchholz, Clearwater
Manager of the Year: Darryl Kennedy, Charlotte
Coaches of the Year: Luis Dorante, Jupiter; Jose Marzan, Ft. Myers

South Atlantic League

Pos.

Player

Team

C

Justin Huber

Capital City

1B

Walter Young

Hickory

2B

Jeff Keppinger

Hickory

3B

Andy Marte

Macon

SS

Robinson Cano

Greensboro

OF

Vic Buttler

Hickory

OF

Jeremy Harts

Hickory

OF

Wayne Lydon

Capital City

DH

Chris Shelton

Hickory

Util

Victor Diaz

South Georgia

Util

Willy Taveras

Columbus

RHP

Kris Honel

Kannapolis

LHP

Macay McBride

Macon

Most Valuable Player: Walter Young, Hickory.
Most Valuable Pitcher: Macay McBride, Macon.
Outstanding Prospect: Walter Young, Hickory.
Manager of the Year: Tony Beasley, Hickory.

Midwest League

Position

Player

Club

C

Joe Mauer

Quad City

1B

Jason Stokes

Kane County

2B

Scott Hairston

South Bend

SS

John Nelson

Peoria

3B

Edwin Encarnacion

Dayton

OF

Gary Varner

Dayton

OF

Shin-Soo Choo

Wisconsin

OF

Jason Kubel

Quad City

DH

Steve Checksfield

Michigan

RHP

Donald Levinski

Clinton

LHP

Dontrelle Willis

Kane County

RHRP

Nate Cotton

Dayton

LHRP

Rusty Tucker

Fort Wayne

Most Valuable Player: Jason Stokes, Kane County
Prospect of the Year: Joe Mauer, Quad City
Manager of the Year: Todd Claus, Cedar Rapids

New York-Penn League

Position

Player

Club

C

Travis Chapman

Williamsport

1B

John Santor

New Jersey

2B

William Rivera

Auburn

3B

Travis Hanson

New Jersey

SS

Russ Adams

Auburn

IF

Blake Whealy

Brooklyn

OF

Jorge Cortes

Williamsport

OF

Ben Francisco

Mahoning Valley

OF

Joey Gomes

Hudson Valley

OF

Curtis Granderson

Oneonta

DH

Brad Eldred

Williamsport

LHP

Mike Hinckley

Vermont

LHP

Keith Ramsey

Mahoning Valley

RHP

Ryan Bicondoa

Staten Island

RHP

Chien-Ming Wang

Staten Island

Most Valuable Player: Curtis Granderson, Oneonta
Manager of the Year: Randy Ready, Oneonta

Northwest League

Pos.

Player

Team

C

Rene Rivera

Everett

1B

Jon Nelson

Everett

2B

Ismael Castro

Everett

3B

Donnie Hood

Boise

SS

Oscar Materano

Tri-City

OF

Carlos Arroyo

Everett

OF

Gary Harris

Everett

OF

Fred Lewis

Salem-Keizer

DH

Micah Hoffpauir

Boise

RHP

Greg Bruso

Salem-Keizer

LHP

Jared Doyle

Yakima

LHP

Andy Sisco

Boise

RHRP

Gabe Ribas

Eugene

LHRP

Billy Keppinger

Spokane

LHRP

Isaac Pavlik

Tri-City

Most Valuable Player: Ismael Castro, Everett.
Manager of the Year: Steve McFarland, Boise.

Appalachian League

Pos.

Player

Team

C

Tom Arko

Bluefield

1B

Dusty Gomon

Elizabethton

2B

Chris O’Riordan

Pulaski

3B

Aaron Baldiris

Kingsport

SS

Chris de la Cruz

Burlington

OF

Wes Bankston

Princeton

OF

Darren Ciraco

Bristol

OF

Jason Pridie

Princeton

DH

Luis Jimene

Bluefield

Util

Mike McCoy

Johnson City

Util

Anthony Webster

Bristol

RHP

Anthony Lerew

Danville

LHP

Ricky Barrett

Elizabethton

RP

Fernando Tadefa

Danville

Player of the Year: Wes Bankston, Princeton.
Pitchers of the Year: Ricky Barrett, Elizabethton; Anthony Lerew, Danville.
Manager of the Year: Nick Leyva, Bristol.

Pioneer League

Pos.

Player

Team

C

Alex Dvorsky

Provo

1B

Ryan Shealy

Casper

2B

Alberto Callaspo

Provo

3B

Scott Dragicevich

Medecine

SS

Erick Aybar

Provo

OF

Mario Mendez

Ogden

OF

Travis Ezi

Great Falls

OF

Brian Barre

Casper

DH

Paul McAnulty

Idaho Falls

RHSP

Santos Hernandez

Casper

LHSP

Arturo Lopez

Great Falls

RP

Jordan DeJong

Medicine Hat

Manager of the Year: Rick Burleson, Billings

Arizona League

Pos.

Player

Team

C

Brian Munhall

Giants

1B

Ruben Olguin

Mariners

2B

Matt Creighton

Cubs

3B

Micah Schnurstein

White Sox

SS

Jemel Spearman

Cubs

OF

Joshua Ellison

Mariners

OF

Felix Pie

Cubs

OF

Nick Rogers

Athletics

OF

Carlos Sosa

Giants

DH

Luis Perez

Athletics

RHP

Carlos Portorreal

Giants

LHP

Daniel Haigwood

White Sox

RHRP

Daniel Arias

Angels

LHRP

Ambiorix Delgadillo

Angels

Most Valuable Players:Matt Creighton and Felix Pie, Cubs.

Manager of the Year: Carmelo Martinez, Cubs.

Gulf Coast League

Position

Player

Club

C

Tim Gradoville

Phillies

1B

Travis Wong

Reds

2B

Jose Morales

Twins

SS

Hanley Ramirez

Red Sox

3B

Damaso Espino

Reds

OF

Rajai Davis

Pirates

OF

Alexander Romero

Twins

OF

Mike Arbinger

Pirates

SP

Elizardo Ramirez

Phillies

RP

Maximo Reyes

Phillies

Manager of the Year: Woody Huyke, Pirates

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