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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2004-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies5Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxSteve RandolphShawn Chacon(none)
New York Mets8Atlanta Braves10BoxWill CunnaneJohn FrancoJohn Smoltz
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds5BoxJose AcevedoMatt ClementDanny Graves
Montreal Expos0Florida Marlins3BoxDontrelle WillisTomo OhkaArmando Benitez
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxRyan VogelsongVicente PadillaJose Mesa
San Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres4BoxEddie OropesaMatt Herges(none)
Milwaukee Brewers11St. Louis Cardinals5BoxChris CapuanoJeff SuppanDave Burba
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxRodrigo LopezBobby Jones(none)
Minnesota Twins6Detroit Tigers10BoxNate CornejoAaron Fultz(none)
Cleveland Indians6Kansas City Royals1BoxJeff D'AmicoJeremy Affeldt(none)
Chicago White Sox1New York Yankees3BoxJavier VazquezScott SchoeneweisMariano Rivera
Anaheim Angels5Seattle Mariners1BoxScot ShieldsShigetoshi Hasegawa(none)

Standings as of 2004-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411New York Yankees532.600--252142-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1579859.624
4515Tampa Bay Rays422.5000.52022-20-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1576889.433
2916Baltimore Orioles422.5000.51418-40-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1587682.481
3817Boston Red Sox422.5000.5181442-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1589662.608
51430Toronto Blue Jays303.0002.0620-140-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1586791.424
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Detroit Tigers4401.000--3012183-01-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1586890.430
2718Cleveland Indians422.5002.0271982-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1587880.494
3614Minnesota Twins422.5002.02431-70-12-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1589068.570
41122Chicago White Sox312.3332.51215-31-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1598277.516
51019Kansas City Royals312.3332.51317-40-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium15957102.358
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Anaheim Angels3301.000--2513123-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1598970.560
238Oakland Athletics321.6671.09720-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1598970.560
31220Texas Rangers312.3332.079-21-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field1598871.553
41329Seattle Mariners303.0003.01325-120-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1596396.396
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
256Florida Marlins321.667--9630-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1598178.509
177Atlanta Braves321.667--302550-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1599465.591
31327Montreal Expos312.3331.069-31-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1596693.415
41226New York Mets312.3331.02530-51-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium1597089.440
51123Philadelphia Phillies312.3331.0812-41-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park1598574.535
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Milwaukee Brewers431.750--302553-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1576493.408
2610Cincinnati Reds321.6670.5121110-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1597485.465
329Pittsburgh Pirates321.6670.512840-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1587088.443
51525Houston Astros312.3331.5191360-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1599168.572
41421Chicago Cubs312.3331.51112-11-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1598871.553
61628St. Louis Cardinals413.2502.02530-50-01-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II15810454.658
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Arizona Diamondbacks321.667--171610-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark15949110.308
245Los Angeles Dodgers321.667--913-40-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium1599168.572
4813San Francisco Giants422.5000.51623-72-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park1588969.563
3912San Diego Padres422.5000.5171251-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1588573.538
51024Colorado Rockies312.3331.01617-11-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1596792.421


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason AndersonP24.304Claimed on waivers by Indians from Mets 
Tim BelzC24.001On restricted list 
Frank BludauP27.140On restricted list 
Andy BoutwellP24.259On restricted list 
Taft CableP23.257Signed by Rockies 
Jonathan CraigP23.067On restricted list 
Marco CunninghamOF26.248On restricted list 
Caleb CurryOF17.350Traded by Marlins to Padres for Bryan Gaal. 
Justin DavisOF25.265On restricted list 
Yobal Duenas2B31.339Signed as nondrafted free agent by Yankees 
Bryan GaalP27.112Traded by Padres to Marlins April 8 2004 
Mike GarberP23.089On restricted list 
Luis HodgeOF22.054On restricted list 
Justin HuismanP24.358Traded by Rockies to Royals for Zach McClellan, Chris Fallon and Cash. 
Clint KeownOF24.043On restricted list 
Angel MartinezP22.071Traded by Pirates to Indians April 8 2004 
Sandy MartinezC31.187Sent to Indians by Pirates for future considerations. 
Gary MatthewsCF-RF29.226Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Kris McWhirterP24.333Voluntarily retired 
Rick ReedP38.235Voluntarily retired 
Paul RigdonP28.158On restricted list 
Trevor SansomP27.337Signed by Athletics 
Casey ShumakerP23.270On restricted list 
Andrew SkinnerP22.248On restricted list 
John StephensP24.145Claimed on waivers by Red Sox from Orioles. 
Tanyon SturtzeP33.178Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Cory VanceP24.293Claimed on waivers by Rangers from Rockies. 
Joe Vitiello1B-LF33.362Released by Expos. 
Gregg ZaunC32.360Released by Expos