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Tuesday May 18,2004This 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 2004-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Arizona Diamondbacks2Atlanta Braves0BoxRandy JohnsonMike Hampton(none)
San Francisco Giants1Chicago Cubs0BoxJason SchmidtMatt Clement(none)
Colorado Rockies8Cincinnati Reds3BoxShawn EstesCory Lidle(none)
Houston Astros9Florida Marlins2BoxWade MillerDontrelle Willis(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Montreal Expos3BoxZach DayDoug DavisRocky Biddle
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets5BoxRicky BottalicoJason Isringhausen(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Philadelphia Phillies8BoxVicente PadillaGuillermo MotaTim Worrell
New York Yankees0Anaheim Angels1BoxScot ShieldsPaul Quantrill(none)
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians2BoxJon GarlandChad DurbinBilly Koch
Detroit Tigers5Oakland Athletics1BoxJeremy BondermanRich Harden(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Seattle Mariners2BoxDaniel CabreraFreddy Garcia(none)
Boston Red Sox7Tampa Bay Rays3BoxTim WakefieldMark Hendrickson(none)
Kansas City Royals7Texas Rangers6BoxScott SullivanR.A. DickeyNate Field
Minnesota Twins3Toronto Blue Jays5BoxMiguel BatistaJohan SantanaTerry Adams

Standings as of 2004-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox392316.590--1951613412-1011-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1237548.610
257New York Yankees382216.5790.518818449-913-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1247945.637
3712Baltimore Orioles351916.5432.0196185117-612-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1275968.465
41124Toronto Blue Jays401723.4256.5187195-88-119-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1215071.413
51430Tampa Bay Rays371027.27012.0135202-673-177-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1246064.484
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins382315.605--190186410-1013-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1246955.556
2610Chicago White Sox382117.5532.0190170208-913-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1246262.500
3918Detroit Tigers381919.5004.021121019-810-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1245371.427
41021Cleveland Indians381820.4745.0215220-56-1212-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1246262.500
51329Kansas City Royals361224.33310.0168209-414-148-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1264680.365
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Anaheim Angels392613.667--2251814414-812-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1236657.537
248Texas Rangers382216.5793.5217179389-913-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field1246757.540
3814Oakland Athletics382018.5265.5171171013-97-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1247153.573
41228Seattle Mariners381325.34212.5156191-356-157-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1245074.403
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Florida Marlins382117.553--163162112-109-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1246262.500
2613Philadelphia Phillies372017.5410.51901583212-108-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park1256659.528
31019New York Mets391920.4872.5168165310-129-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium1235271.423
41222Atlanta Braves371720.4593.5170172-29-128-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1257946.632
51627Montreal Expos391425.3597.5106146-407-167-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1235370.431
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros382315.605--2101496111-412-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1246955.556
236Chicago Cubs382216.5791.01861444212-910-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1246757.540
3715Cincinnati Reds382018.5263.0175191-1611-119-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1245668.452
4816St. Louis Cardinals392019.5133.51911761510-610-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1238538.691
5917Milwaukee Brewers381919.5004.0195200-58-1011-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1234875.390
61120Pittsburgh Pirates351718.4864.5163162113-84-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1265571.437
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers372215.595--1731581511-511-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium1257154.568
249San Diego Padres382117.5531.5165153128-813-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1246658.532
31323Colorado Rockies381721.4475.5215251-366-1011-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1245173.411
41425San Francisco Giants391623.4107.0157214-577-99-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park1237548.610
51526Arizona Diamondbacks381523.3957.5183209-267-98-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1243688.290


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose BastardoOF18.183Signed as nondrafted free agent by Reds 
Brian CooperP29.272Granted Free Agency. 
Luis CotaP18.272Signed as nondrafted free agent by Royals 
Jimmy HaynesP31.255Signed as Free Agent by Tigers. 
Brandon JonesRF20.160Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves 
Rey OrdonezSS31.188Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Ariel PrietoP34.208Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Wilfredo RodriguezP25.059Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mariners