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Top2004 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntMinnesota Twins6Arizona Diamondbacks5Boxscore - PBP927,0452:33Kyle LohseSteve SparksJ.C. Romero (4-1)Steve Randolph (2-2)Joe Nathan (23)Ron GardenhireAl PedriqueChase Field
IntBoston Red Sox3Atlanta Braves6Boxscore - PBP1242,2313:38Bronson ArroyoJaret WrightJuan Cruz (2-0)Anastacio Martinez (2-1)-Terry FranconaBobby CoxTurner Field
IntChicago White Sox2Chicago Cubs6Boxscore - PBP939,6252:44Esteban LoaizaCarlos ZambranoCarlos Zambrano (9-3)Esteban Loaiza (8-4)-Ozzie GuillenDusty BakerWrigley Field
IntCleveland Indians15Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP936,1563:03Kazuhito TadanoJesus SanchezKazuhito Tadano (1-0)Jesus Sanchez (0-1)-Eric WedgeDave MileyGreat American Ba
IntDetroit Tigers8Colorado Rockies9Boxscore - PBP1047,5853:24Jeremy BondermanJoe KennedyShawn Chacon (1-5)Jamie Walker (1-3)-Alan TrammellClint HurdleCoors Field
IntTampa Bay Rays4Florida Marlins2Boxscore - PBP915,0792:42Rob BellCarl PavanoJesus Colome (2-1)Carl Pavano (9-3)Danys Baez (16)Lou PiniellaJack McKeonSun Life Stadium
IntTexas Rangers5Houston Astros7Boxscore - PBP941,8972:10Ryan DreseRoy OswaltRoy Oswalt (7-6)Carlos Almanzar (6-1)Brad Lidge (5)Buck ShowalterJimy WilliamsMinute Maid Park
IntToronto Blue Jays0Montreal Expos2Boxscore - PBP98,2202:33David BushLivan HernandezLivan Hernandez (6-7)David Bush (0-1)-Carlos ToscaFrank RobinsonHiram Bithorn Sta
IntNew York Yankees2New York Mets11Boxscore - PBP955,0682:51Mike MussinaSteve TrachselSteve Trachsel (8-6)Mike Mussina (9-5)-Joe TorreArt HoweShea Stadium
IntBaltimore Orioles7Philadelphia Phillies6Boxscore - PBP1644,3906:15Matt RileyBrett MyersEddy Rodriguez (1-0)Brian Powell (1-2)Daniel Cabrera (1)Lee MazzilliLarry BowaCitizens Bank Par
NLMilwaukee Brewers1Pittsburgh Pirates8Boxscore - PBP902:42Doug DavisOliver PerezOliver Perez (4-4)Doug Davis (8-6)-Ned YostLloyd McClendonPNC Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers2Pittsburgh Pirates13Boxscore - PBP930,0472:46Matt WiseJosh FoggJosh Fogg (6-6)Matt Wise (0-1)-Ned YostLloyd McClendonPNC Park
IntKansas City Royals5San Diego Padres7Boxscore - PBP938,9652:52Dennys ReyesJake PeavyJake Peavy (5-2)Dennys Reyes (2-3)Trevor Hoffman (19)Tony PenaBruce BochyPetco Park
IntOakland Athletics3San Francisco Giants7Boxscore - PBP942,5862:35Mark RedmanKirk RueterKirk Rueter (4-6)Mark Redman (6-5)-Ken MachaFelipe AlouAT&T Park
IntSeattle Mariners2St. Louis Cardinals11Boxscore - PBP935,1862:57Jamie MoyerWoody WilliamsWoody Williams (6-6)Matt Thornton (0-1)-Bob MelvinTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
IntLos Angeles Dodgers3Anaheim Angels7Boxscore - PBP943,8162:33Kazuhisa IshiiAaron SeleAaron Sele (5-0)Kazuhisa Ishii (9-4)-Jim TracyMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2004-07-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees775027.649--4223725022-1728-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I855134.600
268Boston Red Sox784236.5388.54163694717-2225-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park845628.667
3818Tampa Bay Rays773938.50611.0348383-3516-2023-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field843153.369
41123Baltimore Orioles763442.44715.5397429-3217-2017-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards864442.512
51225Toronto Blue Jays803545.43816.5357379-2215-2520-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome813249.395
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago White Sox764234.553--4353647118-1924-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field864145.477
259Minnesota Twins784236.5381.0358379-2120-1722-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome845034.595
3920Cleveland Indians783939.5004.04354241116-2323-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field844143.488
41022Detroit Tigers783741.4746.04184021616-2221-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park843549.417
51427Kansas City Royals772948.37713.5335428-9310-2419-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium852956.341
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers774433.571--4213724919-2125-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field854540.529
234Oakland Athletics784434.5640.53863454117-2227-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum844737.560
3712Anaheim Angels794237.5323.03923702219-2123-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim835033.602
41326Seattle Mariners783246.41012.5320365-4513-2419-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field843153.369
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Philadelphia Phillies784137.526--4163803620-1921-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park844539.536
21017Florida Marlins804139.5131.0347354-721-2120-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium824240.512
31119New York Mets783939.5002.03383251317-2322-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium843252.381
41221Atlanta Braves793940.4942.53623511118-2221-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field835726.687
51630Montreal Expos782751.34614.0270360-9013-2914-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium844044.476
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals794732.595--4173378026-1521-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II835825.699
236Chicago Cubs794435.5573.03813186321-1923-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field834538.542
3410Milwaukee Brewers774136.5325.0347344320-1921-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park842658.310
4513Cincinnati Reds794237.5325.0375419-4419-2223-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark833449.410
5916Houston Astros794138.5196.03643263820-1921-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park835132.614
61324Pittsburgh Pirates773443.44212.0355379-2418-2116-22W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park843846.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Francisco Giants804535.563--4043891520-2025-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park824636.561
2611San Diego Padres794237.5322.53453271821-2021-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park834538.542
3815Los Angeles Dodgers774037.5193.5328329-117-2123-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium855332.624
41428Colorado Rockies782949.37215.0406481-7511-2818-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field843945.464
51529Arizona Diamondbacks802951.36316.0349444-9514-2615-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al PedriqueJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark822260.268


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jimmy AndersonP28.162Traded by Cubs to Red Sox for Andrew Shipman. 
Chad BoydOF19.072signed 
Darren BraggRF-CF34.298Released by Yankees. 
Peter Ciofrone2B20.278Traded by Red Sox to Padres July 2 2004 
Dave GilP25.274Released by Mariners 
Garrett MockP21.068signed 
Brandon PufferP28.271Purchased by Red Sox from Padres. 
Wilkin RuanOF25.287Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
Trevor SansomP28.057Voluntarily retired 
Jay SawatskiP22.056signed 
Nathanael VillarP18.257Signed as nondrafted free agent by Brewers