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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 2004-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves4BoxRuss OrtizAdam EatonJohn Smoltz
Arizona Diamondbacks6Chicago Cubs3BoxSteve SparksSergio MitreJose Valverde
Milwaukee Brewers6Cincinnati Reds2BoxVictor SantosJimmy Haynes(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Florida Marlins3BoxDuaner SanchezJustin WayneEric Gagne
Pittsburgh Pirates3Houston Astros4BoxAndy PettitteJosh FoggBrad Lidge
Colorado Rockies4Montreal Expos10BoxClaudio VargasJason Jennings(none)
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets6BoxSteve TrachselBrett Tomko(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxChris CarpenterBrett MyersJason Isringhausen
Detroit Tigers4Anaheim Angels11BoxJarrod WashburnNate Robertson(none)
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles10BoxRodrigo LopezEsteban Loaiza(none)
Boston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians7BoxJason DavisDerek LoweRafael Betancourt
New York Yankees10Oakland Athletics8BoxDonovan OsborneChad BradfordMariano Rivera
Minnesota Twins3Seattle Mariners4BoxRon VilloneSeth Greisinger(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Texas Rangers4BoxLance CarterJeff NelsonDanys Baez
Kansas City Royals4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxPat HentgenDarrell MayJason Frasor

Standings as of 2004-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Boston Red Sox261511.577--11999207-88-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1368353.610
2610New York Yankees261511.577--130120106-69-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1368650.632
3712Baltimore Orioles241311.5421.0136119175-48-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1386573.471
41227Tampa Bay Rays25916.3605.590122-323-96-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1366175.449
51328Toronto Blue Jays27918.3336.5122140-187-92-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1345876.433
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Chicago White Sox261610.615--13512966-510-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1366769.493
246Minnesota Twins251510.6000.513712985-510-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1377760.562
3818Detroit Tigers271314.4813.5156161-56-67-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1355976.437
4919Cleveland Indians251213.4803.5133146-134-88-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1376869.496
51429Kansas City Royals25817.3207.5126145-192-116-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1375087.365
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
223Texas Rangers271710.630--154114406-611-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field1357263.533
112Anaheim Angels271710.630--1561352111-56-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1357560.556
31020Oakland Athletics261214.4624.5116129-138-84-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1367957.581
41126Seattle Mariners261016.3856.5111133-225-105-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1365383.390
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Florida Marlins261511.577--127111169-76-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1366868.500
2613Atlanta Braves251312.5201.5135125106-97-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1378354.606
31121Philadelphia Phillies241113.4583.01039765-76-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park1387563.543
41525New York Mets261115.4234.0102103-16-95-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium1366076.441
51630Montreal Expos27720.2598.565111-464-133-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1356075.444
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros261610.615--157110478-38-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1367660.559
248Chicago Cubs261511.5771.0129108218-77-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1367462.544
3714St. Louis Cardinals271413.5192.514213938-26-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1359144.674
5916Milwaukee Brewers261313.5003.0136142-66-67-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1355481.400
6815Pittsburgh Pirates241212.5003.0100108-88-54-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1376077.438
41017Cincinnati Reds261313.5003.0125140-157-96-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1366373.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers25169.640--122112107-39-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium1377760.562
237San Diego Padres271611.5931.0124111135-611-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1357164.526
31222San Francisco Giants271215.4445.0119157-384-68-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park1357956.585
41423Arizona Diamondbacks251114.4405.0138143-55-86-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1374097.292
51324Colorado Rockies251114.4405.0154161-73-78-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1375780.416


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tony ArnerichC24.142Released by Royals 
James BaldwinP32.294Released by Mets 
Robert MasonP20.242Released by Braves 
Joe OrloskiP24.353Released by Yankees 
James ShanksOF25.098Signed by Marlins