2002 Chico Heat Roster

Western League (WL) - Independent
Team Record: 55-35
Finished 1st in the WL's North Division
Manager: Charlie Kerfeld (55-35)
Location: Chico, California
Ballpark: Nettleton Stadium
Attendance: 103,209, Avg. 2,294 in 45 home dates
2002 Chico Heat Statistics

Playoffs - Chico Heat 3 games, Sonoma County Crushers 1
Finals - Chico Heat 3 games, Long Beach Breakers 1

The Chico Heat of the Western League ended the 2002 season with a record of 55 wins and 35 losses, finishing first in the league's North Division.

The Heat allowed 441 runs, least in the league. Chico plated 557 runs. Damon Mashore paced the team with 13 home runs Jon Macalutas drove in 65 runs. T. J. Maier led batters with significant playing time with a .346 average. Lance Franks topped the squad with 11 wins, while Jeff Harris recorded a 2.86 ERA, leading qualifying pitchers.

Players from the 2002 Chico Heat who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Nate Bland, Jeff Harris, Chris Prieto, Damon Mashore, Scott Baker and Tim Kubinski.

Charlie Kerfeld served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jordy AlexanderRLMay 6, 19776'0"180Edmonton, AB CA
Tony AngelRRJuly 2, 19786'0"190Santa Monica, CA US
Scott BakerLLMay 18, 19706'2"175San Jose, CA US
Nate BlandLLDecember 27, 19746'5"190Birmingham, AL US
Reece BorgesRRApril 4, 19766'3"195Honolulu, HI US
Ray BrownLRJuly 30, 19726'2"205Simi Valley, CA US
Wes ChisnallRRJuly 18, 19806'4"190Torrance, CA US
Kevin EllisRRNovember 21, 19716'0"220Springfield, MA US
Todd EtlerRRApril 18, 19746'0"205Covington, KY US
Adam FalbeRRApril 1, 19796'3"180Fort Wayne, IN US
Danny FitzgeraldRROctober 22, 19796'2"205San Diego, CA US
Eddie FitzpatrickRRFebruary 21, 19756'2"200San Pedro, CA US
Lance FranksRRAugust 20, 19755'11"180Russellville, AR US
Brad GennaroLLAugust 2, 19716'1"175San Rafael, CA US
Josh GoldfieldLRJuly 11, 19796'1"190Westlake Village, CA US
Rusty GrayRRSeptember 2, 19776'2"190Salt Lake City, UT US
Rick GuttormsonRRJanuary 11, 19776'2"185Torrance, CA US
D. J. HarrisRRApril 11, 19715'10"190Moultrie, GA US
Jeff HarrisRRJuly 4, 19746'1"190Alameda, CA US
Steve HindmanRRMarch 27, 19776'0"195
Brent HustedRRMarch 30, 19766'3"198San Jose, CA US
Pete JenkinsRRApril 25, 19756'1"220
Jack JonesRRNovember 7, 19745'10"175Santa Rosa, CA US
Tim KubinskiLLJanuary 20, 19726'4"205Pullman, WA US
Jon MacalutasRRJanuary 3, 19746'0"200Lihue, HI US
Dan MadsenSLFebruary 10, 19716'0"185Tacoma, WA US
T. J. MaierRRFebruary 24, 19756'0"180Tehran, IR
Jason MarrRRSeptember 9, 19756'1"195Los Angeles, CA US
Damon MashoreRROctober 31, 19695'11"195Ponce, PR
Buck McNabbLRJanuary 17, 19736'0"180Fort Walton Beach, FL US
Miguel MendozaLLFebruary 5, 19805'10"190Long Beach, CA US
Will MorrisLRMarch 26, 19786'0"180Bellflower, CA US
Scott NavarroLLNovember 13, 19746'1"185Redwood City, CA US
Darrell NicholasRRMay 26, 19725'11"180Garyville, LA US
J. C. OrtizLLDecember 5, 19756'0"190Las Cruces, NM US
Chris PrietoLLAugust 24, 19725'11"180Carmel, CA US
Rick PrietoSRAugust 24, 19725'10"175Carmel, CA US
Jeremy RyanRRJanuary 18, 19786'4"195Burlington, IA US
Allen ShrumRRMay 13, 19766'3"215Nashville, TN US
Auvin SierraLLJanuary 4, 19785'10"170Los Angeles, CA US
Ryan TashRRAugust 16, 19786'2"225Sacramento, CA US
Brad WhitworthLLMay 11, 19786'2"180
Zack ZwissigRRMarch 19, 19785'10"200Yuba City, CA US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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