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Saturday May 8,2004This 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 2004-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies8Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxEric MiltonBrandon WebbTim Worrell
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves5BoxAntonio AlfonsecaRicky Stone(none)
Colorado Rockies4Chicago Cubs3BoxJason JenningsGreg MadduxShawn Chacon
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds5BoxPaul WilsonDustin HermansonDanny Graves
San Diego Padres6Florida Marlins3BoxAkinori OtsukaFrank GracesquiTrevor Hoffman
St. Louis Cardinals0Montreal Expos2BoxTomo OhkaJason MarquisRocky Biddle
Milwaukee Brewers6New York Mets4BoxMatt KinneyTyler YatesDanny Kolb
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxGuillermo MotaSalomon TorresEric Gagne
Tampa Bay Rays2Anaheim Angels7BoxBartolo ColonPaul Abbott(none)
Cleveland Indians7Baltimore Orioles10BoxJohn ParrishScott StewartJorge Julio
Kansas City Royals1Boston Red Sox9BoxCurt SchillingJimmy Gobble(none)
Minnesota Twins3Oakland Athletics2BoxJ.C. RomeroJim MecirJoe Nathan
New York Yankees6Seattle Mariners0BoxMike MussinaGil Meche(none)
Detroit Tigers15Texas Rangers16BoxFrancisco CorderoUgueth Urbina(none)
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJason FrasorNeal CottsTerry Adams

Standings as of 2004-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox301911.633--149113369-810-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1327953.598
2610New York Yankees301713.5672.0146136108-89-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1328448.636
3712Baltimore Orioles271512.5562.5154134205-410-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1356372.467
41227Toronto Blue Jays301218.4007.0141149-87-95-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1315576.420
51329Tampa Bay Rays29920.3109.596143-473-136-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1326171.462
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Chicago White Sox291712.586--14714347-710-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1336667.496
248Minnesota Twins291712.586--155145107-710-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1337558.564
3919Detroit Tigers301416.4673.5182190-87-87-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1325874.439
41024Cleveland Indians291217.4145.0149173-244-108-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1336865.511
51430Kansas City Royals28820.2868.5136171-352-146-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1345084.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Anaheim Angels312110.677--1771433411-510-5W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1317160.542
223Texas Rangers301911.6331.5183138456-613-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field1327062.530
3818Oakland Athletics301416.4676.5139149-108-86-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1327755.583
41126Seattle Mariners301218.4008.5120147-275-107-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1325181.386
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Florida Marlins301713.567--139127129-78-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1326666.500
2815Philadelphia Phillies281414.5002.012411687-77-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park1347262.537
31017Atlanta Braves291415.4832.514614336-98-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1338251.617
41221New York Mets301317.4334.012111926-97-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium1325874.439
51628Montreal Expos311021.3237.574116-424-136-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1315774.435
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros301911.633--177122559-410-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1327359.553
249Chicago Cubs301713.5672.0154117378-79-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1327260.545
3613Cincinnati Reds301614.5333.0145159-147-99-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1326072.455
4714Milwaukee Brewers301515.5004.0159165-68-87-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1315279.397
5916St. Louis Cardinals311516.4844.515515419-56-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1319041.687
61322Pittsburgh Pirates281216.4296.0107127-208-74-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1336073.451
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers291910.655--1391211810-49-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium1337459.556
236San Diego Padres311912.6131.0140120208-711-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1316863.519
31120Colorado Rockies291316.4486.0161178-175-98-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1335578.414
41423San Francisco Giants311318.4197.0131173-425-98-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park1317853.595
51525Arizona Diamondbacks291217.4147.0151166-156-96-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1333994.293


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brent BillingsleyP29.019Released by Rockies. 
Ken CloudeP29.119Released by Devil Rays. 
Tony PeraltaP20.238Signed as nondrafted free agent by Tigers 
Shawn SedlacekP27.313Released by Mets. 
Mike WileyP23.101On restricted list 
Peter ZamoraP28.177Released by Yankees