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Games on 2004-07-29

Top2004 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers3Colorado Rockies2Boxscore - PBP928,4722:53Wilson AlvarezJamey WrightWilson Alvarez (6-3)Scott Dohmann (0-1)Eric Gagne (30)Jim TracyClint HurdleCoors Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1Florida Marlins10Boxscore - PBP920,3912:18Paul AbbottDontrelle WillisDontrelle Willis (8-6)Paul Abbott (3-10)-Larry BowaJack McKeonSun Life Stadium
NLArizona Diamondbacks6Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP939,7582:58Lance CormierTim ReddingLance Cormier (1-2)Tim Redding (4-7)Greg Aquino (2)Al PedriquePhil GarnerMinute Maid Park
NLChicago Cubs4Milwaukee Brewers0Boxscore - PBP942,4432:34Carlos ZambranoBen HendricksonCarlos Zambrano (10-6)Ben Hendrickson (0-4)-Dusty BakerNed YostMiller Park
NLNew York Mets10Montreal Expos1Boxscore - PBP920,0423:13Al LeiterRocky BiddleAl Leiter (7-3)Rocky Biddle (2-5)-Art HoweFrank RobinsonOlympic Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP925,9882:48John ThomsonJosh FoggJuan Cruz (3-0)Jose Mesa (2-1)John Smoltz (23)Bobby CoxLloyd McClendonPNC Park
NLSan Francisco Giants4San Diego Padres7Boxscore - PBP941,7672:38Brett TomkoIsmael ValdezBlaine Neal (1-1)Brett Tomko (5-6)Trevor Hoffman (28)Felipe AlouBruce BochyPetco Park
ALSeattle Mariners6Anaheim Angels5Boxscore - PBP1343,0334:10Ron VilloneAaron SeleBobby Madritsch (2-0)Kevin Gregg (3-1)-Bob MelvinMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALChicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP926,1102:40Scott SchoeneweisJason JohnsonJason Johnson (8-8)Scott Schoeneweis (6-8)Ugueth Urbina (16)Ozzie GuillenAlan TrammellComerica Park
ALBaltimore Orioles9New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP951,6772:32Sidney PonsonJose ContrerasSidney Ponson (6-12)Jose Contreras (8-5)-Lee MazzilliJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALKansas City Royals0Tampa Bay Rays2Boxscore - PBP910,0842:22Mike WoodRob BellRob Bell (4-4)Mike Wood (1-3)Danys Baez (20)Tony PenaLou PiniellaTropicana Field
ALOakland Athletics7Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP931,1742:49Kirk SaarloosR.A. DickeyChad Bradford (5-4)Carlos Almanzar (7-2)Octavio Dotel (21)Ken MachaBuck ShowalterGlobe Life Park i
ALOakland Athletics7Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP931,1742:49Kirk SaarloosR.A. DickeyChad Bradford (5-4)Carlos Almanzar (7-2)Octavio Dotel (21)Ken MachaBuck ShowalterRangers Ballpark
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 2004-07-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1016338.624--5574995828-2535-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I613823.623
258Boston Red Sox1005545.5507.55614887322-2733-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park624319.694
3922Tampa Bay Rays1014853.47515.0448491-4319-3229-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field602238.367
41124Baltimore Orioles1004654.46016.5511546-3524-2522-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards623230.516
51225Toronto Blue Jays1014457.43619.0443485-4217-3227-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJ.P. RicciardiSkyDome602337.383
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Minnesota Twins1015744.564--4784532529-2228-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome613526.574
2713Chicago White Sox995247.5254.05324716122-2630-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field633132.492
3816Cleveland Indians1025250.5105.5567560720-2732-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field602832.467
41023Detroit Tigers1024854.4719.55435251823-3025-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park602436.400
51429Kansas City Royals1003565.35021.5413560-14713-3822-27L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium622339.371
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Oakland Athletics1015744.564--5064535321-2936-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum613427.557
246Texas Rangers1005644.5600.55494945526-2930-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field623329.532
3612Anaheim Angels1025448.5293.55174675027-2427-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim603822.633
41327Seattle Mariners1013962.38618.0420512-9214-3525-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field612437.393
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Atlanta Braves1015546.545--4794186128-2427-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field614120.672
3815Philadelphia Phillies1025250.5103.5501499223-2629-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park603426.567
2714Florida Marlins1025250.5103.5446442424-2828-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium603129.517
41119New York Mets1014952.4856.0450442822-2927-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium612239.361
51528Montreal Expos1023963.38216.5360481-12116-3423-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium602832.467
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1016536.644--54241412834-1631-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II614021.656
2510Chicago Cubs1025547.53910.54703917926-2729-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field603426.567
3917Houston Astros1025151.50014.54744383624-2427-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park604119.683
41018Cincinnati Reds1025052.49015.5477557-8022-3128-21L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark602634.433
51220Milwaukee Brewers1014952.48516.0408448-4023-2926-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park601842.300
61321Pittsburgh Pirates1004852.48016.5450444622-2626-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park612437.393
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1015942.584--4654135227-2332-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium613427.557
237San Diego Padres1025745.5592.54604194128-2329-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park603030.500
3611San Francisco Giants1045648.5384.5517511627-2629-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park583523.603
41426Colorado Rockies1024458.43115.5548601-5320-3124-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field602436.400
51630Arizona Diamondbacks1043371.31727.5420590-17017-3416-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al PedriqueJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark581840.310

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt AbramOF24.046Voluntarily retired 
Nick BierbrodtP26.074Released by Rangers. 
Mike KusiewiczP27.270Released by Brewers 
Turk WendellP37.071Released by Rockies.