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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 2004-06-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxSteve SparksJon LieberElmer Dessens
Kansas City Royals10Atlanta Braves4BoxDarrell MayJohn Thomson(none)
Texas Rangers3Cincinnati Reds4BoxTodd Van PoppelRyan DreseDanny Graves
Boston Red Sox11Colorado Rockies0BoxDerek LoweAaron Cook(none)
Chicago White Sox1Florida Marlins2BoxArmando BenitezCliff Politte(none)
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros4BoxGlendon RuschRoy OswaltLaTroy Hawkins
Baltimore Orioles3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxGuillermo MotaRodrigo LopezEric Gagne
Seattle Mariners6Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMike MyersMatt KinneyEddie Guardado
Minnesota Twins6Montreal Expos4BoxAaron FultzLivan HernandezJoe Nathan
Cleveland Indians2New York Mets6BoxRicky BottalicoRick White(none)
Detroit Tigers2Philadelphia Phillies6BoxBrett MyersMike Maroth(none)
Detroit Tigers5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxUgueth UrbinaRyan MadsonDanny Patterson
Anaheim Angels2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxKris BensonBartolo ColonJose Mesa
Tampa Bay Rays4San Diego Padres1BoxChad GaudinAdam EatonDanys Baez
Toronto Blue Jays5San Francisco Giants8BoxJim BrowerJustin SpeierMatt Herges
Oakland Athletics4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxRay KingJim Mecir(none)

Standings as of 2004-06-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees644222.656--3483044419-1323-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I985939.602
223Boston Red Sox653827.5854.53463014516-1622-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park976037.619
31022Tampa Bay Rays632934.46012.5272321-4910-1919-15W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field984157.418
41123Baltimore Orioles622735.43514.0317364-4712-1715-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1005149.510
51224Toronto Blue Jays662838.42415.0294316-2211-2117-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome953956.411
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Minnesota Twins653728.569--311313-216-1421-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome975542.567
2611Chicago White Sox623428.5481.53462836314-1620-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1004951.490
3818Cleveland Indians643133.4845.5351347410-1821-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field984949.500
4920Detroit Tigers653134.4776.03433311215-1616-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park974156.423
51428Kansas City Royals632538.39711.0281342-619-2116-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium993366.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Oakland Athletics643727.578--3322834914-1723-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum985444.551
2510Anaheim Angels653629.5541.53263111516-1520-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim975641.577
3712Texas Rangers633429.5402.53373122514-1820-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field995544.556
41327Seattle Mariners642638.40611.0258285-2710-2016-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field983761.378
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Florida Marlins663729.561--2942791519-1618-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium964650.479
2613Philadelphia Phillies643430.5312.03282992918-1516-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park985246.531
41119New York Mets653134.4775.5271266514-2017-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium974057.412
31221Atlanta Braves653134.4775.5295300-515-1916-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field976532.670
51630Montreal Expos642044.31316.0191263-7211-249-20L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium984751.480
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals663927.591--3512935823-1216-15W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II966630.688
336Cincinnati Reds663729.5612.0323345-2216-1921-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark963957.406
228Chicago Cubs663729.5612.03232596419-1518-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field965244.542
4815Milwaukee Brewers633330.5244.5285277815-1618-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park983464.347
5916Houston Astros653332.5085.53072713618-1515-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park975938.608
61325Pittsburgh Pirates622636.41911.0277328-5115-1711-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park994653.465
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Los Angeles Dodgers633528.556--2772463117-1618-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium995841.586
2714San Francisco Giants663531.5301.5322334-1217-1718-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park965640.583
31017San Diego Padres653332.5083.02902771317-1716-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park975443.557
41426Arizona Diamondbacks662739.4099.5298369-7114-2013-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark962472.250
51529Colorado Rockies652342.35413.0339414-758-2515-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field974552.464


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve BoggsIF20.109Signed as nondrafted free agent by Rockies 
Bo BrownSS21.075Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves 
Blake CrossP22.121Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves 
Patsy DoughertyOF127.233Traded by Red Sox to Yankees for Bob Unglaub. 
Jeremy GriffithsP26.087Traded by Mets with Dave Weathers to Astros for Richard Hidalgo. 
Leonardo GrullonOF22.040signed 
Richard HidalgoRF-CF28.351Traded by Astros to Mets for Dave Weathers and Jeremy Griffiths. 
Billy KochP29.185Traded by White Sox to Marlins for Wilson Valdez and Cash. 
Randy LeekP27.060Released by Dodgers 
Justin LibeyP23.154Voluntarily retired 
Efren LiraP22.316Signed as nondrafted free agent by Rockies 
James LoftonSS30.103Purchased by Orioles from Nashua (Atlantic). 
Ryan MattheusP20.220Signed as nondrafted free agent by Rockies 
Cory MiddletonSS18.257signed 
Juan MoralesP21.198On restricted list 
Jake PostlewaitP22.226signed 
Shane ReedyP22.015On restricted list 
Jason RichardsonP24.006Released by Twins 
Seth SmithDH-LF21.260signed 
Justin TurnerIF24.181Signed by Red Sox 
Bob Unglaub1B122.321Traded by Yankees to Red Sox for Patsy Dougherty. 
Wilson ValdezSS-2B26.028Traded by Marlins with Cash to White Sox for Billy Koch. 
Dave WeathersP34.265Traded by Mets with Jeremy Griffiths to Astros for Richard Hidalgo. 
Mike WodnickiP24.152Released by Padres