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Games on 2004-07-08

Top2004 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLHouston Astros2Los Angeles Dodgers7Boxscore - PBP933,3243:05Brandon DuckworthEdwin JacksonEdwin Jackson (2-0)Brandon Duckworth (1-2)Tom Martin (1)Jimy WilliamsJim TracyDodger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds9Milwaukee Brewers3Boxscore - PBP919,7292:58Paul WilsonWes ObermuellerPaul Wilson (9-2)Wes Obermueller (3-5)-Dave MileyNed YostMiller Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates1Montreal Expos2Boxscore - PBP97,7462:27Kris BensonTony ArmasLuis Ayala (1-6)John Grabow (0-3)Chad Cordero (6)Lloyd McClendonFrank RobinsonHiram Bithorn Sta
NLNew York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP942,6013:11Matt GinterKevin MillwoodBilly Wagner (2-0)John Franco (2-5)-Art HoweLarry BowaCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies5San Diego Padres1Boxscore - PBP932,4032:30Jason JenningsAdam EatonJason Jennings (8-7)Adam Eaton (4-8)-Clint HurdleBruce BochyPetco Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks8San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP938,1943:05Elmer DessensDustin HermansonAndrew Good (1-2)Dustin Hermanson (3-3)-Al PedriqueFelipe AlouAT&T Park
ALOakland Athletics7Boston Red Sox8Boxscore - PBP1035,1443:33Rich HardenCurt SchillingCurt Leskanic (1-4)Justin Lehr (0-1)-Ken MachaTerry FranconaFenway Park
ALAnaheim Angels8Chicago White Sox9Boxscore - PBP927,8453:12Aaron SeleEsteban LoaizaDamaso Marte (3-2)Brendan Donnelly (1-2)-Mike SciosciaOzzie GuillenGuaranteed Rate F
ALAnaheim Angels8Chicago White Sox9Boxscore - PBP927,8453:12Aaron SeleEsteban LoaizaDamaso Marte (3-2)Brendan Donnelly (1-2)-Mike SciosciaOzzie GuillenU.S. Cellular Fie
ALTexas Rangers10Cleveland Indians0Boxscore - PBP924,9142:26Ricardo RodriguezScott ElartonRicardo Rodriguez (2-0)Scott Elarton (0-8)-Buck ShowalterEric WedgeProgressive Field
ALDetroit Tigers1Minnesota Twins7Boxscore - PBP914,0872:26Mike MarothTerry MulhollandGrant Balfour (3-0)Mike Maroth (5-7)-Alan TrammellRon GardenhireHubert H. Humphre
ALTampa Bay Rays1New York Yankees7Boxscore - PBP940,3783:04Victor ZambranoJose ContrerasJose Contreras (6-3)Victor Zambrano (9-5)Mariano Rivera (30)Lou PiniellaJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALSeattle Mariners8Toronto Blue Jays10Boxscore - PBP916,1883:13Ryan FranklinDavid BushJustin Speier (2-5)Eddie Guardado (2-1)-Bob MelvinCarlos ToscaRogers Centre
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 2004-07-08.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees835231.627--4624115122-1930-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I794930.620
247Boston Red Sox834637.5546.04563906618-2328-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park795227.658
3820Tampa Bay Rays844242.50010.5378411-3319-2423-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field772849.364
41123Toronto Blue Jays853946.45914.0392403-1116-2623-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome762848.368
51225Baltimore Orioles823646.43915.5421461-4017-2219-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards804238.525
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Minnesota Twins844737.560--4003901021-1826-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome784533.577
2612Chicago White Sox814338.5312.54493965318-2125-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field814041.494
3921Cleveland Indians844044.4767.0458461-316-2524-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field784038.513
41022Detroit Tigers843945.4648.0455449618-2621-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park783345.423
51429Kansas City Royals822953.35417.0340465-12510-2919-24L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium802951.363
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers834835.578--4754027323-2325-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field794138.519
255Oakland Athletics834637.5542.04113832819-2527-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum794534.570
3715Anaheim Angels844440.5244.54253953021-2223-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim784830.615
41327Seattle Mariners833251.38616.0340404-6413-2919-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field793148.392
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Philadelphia Phillies844539.536--4414113020-1925-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park784137.526
21017Atlanta Braves844341.5122.03993673221-2222-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field785325.679
3916New York Mets844341.5122.03773522519-2524-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium782850.359
41219Florida Marlins854342.5062.5362373-1121-2122-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium774037.519
51630Montreal Expos842955.34516.0284393-10913-2916-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium783840.487
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals845232.619--4403459526-1526-17W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II785325.679
238Chicago Cubs844638.5486.03893305921-2225-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field784335.551
3713Milwaukee Brewers834439.5307.5364366-220-2124-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park782355.295
4814Cincinnati Reds854540.5297.5399441-4220-2525-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark773146.403
51118Houston Astros854342.5069.53883672121-2222-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park774928.636
61324Pittsburgh Pirates833845.45813.5377396-1920-2318-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park783444.436
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Dodgers834637.554--3703442619-2127-16W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium794732.595
249San Diego Padres854639.5411.03663462021-2025-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park774136.532
3611San Francisco Giants864640.5351.5434431320-2026-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park764531.592
41426Colorado Rockies843450.40512.5451514-6314-2920-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field783444.436
51528Arizona Diamondbacks863155.36016.5373479-10615-2916-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al PedriqueJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark762056.263


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian BowlesP27.324Released by Brewers. 
Pat MagnessOF26.170Released by Marlins 
Pat MahomesP33.333Released by Marlins. 
Kevin Orie3B31.310Released by Indians.