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Wednesday May 5,2004This date in baseball
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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 2004-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves0BoxDavid WellsJaret WrightTrevor Hoffman
Arizona Diamondbacks2Chicago Cubs0BoxCasey DaigleKerry WoodJose Valverde
Milwaukee Brewers4Cincinnati Reds5BoxDanny GravesJeff Bennett(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Florida Marlins2BoxBrad PennyJeff WeaverArmando Benitez
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros6BoxRoger ClemensKip Wells(none)
Colorado Rockies2Montreal Expos0BoxJoe KennedyZach DayShawn Chacon
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets8BoxDavid WeathersFelix Rodriguez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxKevin MillwoodWoody WilliamsBilly Wagner
Detroit Tigers3Anaheim Angels6BoxKelvim EscobarJason JohnsonTroy Percival
Chicago White Sox6Baltimore Orioles5BoxShingo TakatsuB.J. RyanBilly Koch
Boston Red Sox9Cleveland Indians5BoxBronson ArroyoJeff D'Amico(none)
New York Yankees4Oakland Athletics3BoxPaul QuantrillArthur RhodesMariano Rivera
Minnesota Twins5Seattle Mariners1BoxCarlos SilvaJoel Pineiro(none)
Tampa Bay Rays1Texas Rangers6BoxRyan DreseDoug Waechter(none)
Kansas City Royals3Toronto Blue Jays10BoxRoy HalladayBrian Anderson(none)

Standings as of 2004-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Boston Red Sox271611.593--128104248-88-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1358253.607
269New York Yankees271611.593--134123117-69-5W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1358550.630
3712Baltimore Orioles251312.5202.0141125165-48-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1376572.474
41227Toronto Blue Jays281018.3576.5132143-117-93-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1335776.429
51328Tampa Bay Rays26917.3466.591128-373-106-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1356174.452
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Chicago White Sox271710.630--14113477-510-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1356669.489
245Minnesota Twins261610.6150.5142130126-510-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1367660.559
3819Detroit Tigers281315.4644.5159167-86-77-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1345975.440
4920Cleveland Indians261214.4624.5138155-174-88-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1366868.500
51429Kansas City Royals26818.3088.5129155-262-126-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1365086.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222Texas Rangers281810.643--160115456-612-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field1347163.530
111Anaheim Angels281810.643--1621382411-57-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1347460.552
31023Oakland Athletics271215.4445.5119133-148-84-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1357956.585
41126Seattle Mariners271017.3707.5112138-265-105-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1355382.393
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Florida Marlins271611.593--129111189-77-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1356768.496
2815Atlanta Braves261313.5002.513512786-97-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1368353.610
31017Philadelphia Phillies251213.4803.010810175-77-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park1377463.540
41424New York Mets271215.4444.011010556-96-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium1355976.437
51630Montreal Expos28721.2509.565113-484-133-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1346074.448
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros271710.630--163112518-39-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1357560.556
2511Chicago Cubs271512.5562.0129110198-77-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1357461.548
3613Cincinnati Reds271413.5193.0130144-147-97-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1356273.459
4714St. Louis Cardinals281414.5003.514614428-36-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1349143.679
5916Milwaukee Brewers271314.4814.0140147-76-77-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1345480.403
61118Pittsburgh Pirates251213.4804.0102114-128-64-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1366076.441
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers261610.615--12211487-49-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium1367759.566
237San Diego Padres281711.607--126111156-611-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1347064.522
31322Arizona Diamondbacks261214.4624.0140143-36-86-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1363997.287
41221Colorado Rockies261214.4624.0156161-54-78-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1365680.412
51525San Francisco Giants281216.4295.0121165-444-78-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park1347955.590


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
James BaldwinP32.295Signed by Mets 
Bryan CoreyP30.196Released by Cubs. 
Cole Hilt1B22.222Released by Padres 
Rob StaniferP32.056Signed as Free Agent by Expos.