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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 2004-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates3Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxCasey FossumJohn Van BenschotenGreg Aquino
Florida Marlins6Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxGuillermo MotaEric GagneArmando Benitez
Chicago Cubs7Milwaukee Brewers5BoxKent MerckerTravis PhelpsLaTroy Hawkins
Houston Astros9Philadelphia Phillies8BoxChad HarvilleTodd JonesBrad Lidge
Atlanta Braves6San Diego Padres5BoxChris ReitsmaTrevor HoffmanJohn Smoltz
Montreal Expos6San Francisco Giants2BoxRocky BiddleBrad Hennessey(none)
Montreal Expos4San Francisco Giants14BoxWayne FranklinT.J. Tucker(none)
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJosh HancockWoody WilliamsDanny Graves
Oakland Athletics5Baltimore Orioles4BoxMark MulderB.J. RyanOctavio Dotel
Toronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox6BoxTim WakefieldMiguel Batista(none)
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox9BoxJose ContrerasJeremy Bonderman(none)
Seattle Mariners2Kansas City Royals3BoxD.J. CarrascoRyan Franklin(none)
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins7BoxJohan SantanaMike Mussina(none)
Anaheim Angels6Tampa Bay Rays4BoxBartolo ColonMark Hendrickson(none)
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers5BoxKenny RogersScott ElartonFrancisco Cordero

Standings as of 2004-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1197544.630--6545817332-2943-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I432617.605
247Boston Red Sox1196752.5638.067757010727-3140-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park433112.721
3919Baltimore Orioles1195762.47918.0614628-1428-3029-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards432122.488
41124Tampa Bay Rays1205565.45820.5518585-6720-3835-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field411526.366
51227Toronto Blue Jays1214972.40527.0516599-8319-4330-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiSkyDome401822.450
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Minnesota Twins1196653.555--5545312331-2635-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome432617.605
2713Cleveland Indians1226359.5164.5671663826-3537-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field401723.425
3814Chicago White Sox1176057.5135.06285656326-3134-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field452322.511
41023Detroit Tigers1195564.46211.0625618727-3428-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park431726.395
51429Kansas City Royals1184375.36422.5502656-15416-4127-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium441529.341
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Oakland Athletics1206852.567--6045366830-3338-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum422319.548
236Texas Rangers1196752.5630.56395756429-3338-19W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field432221.512
369Anaheim Angels1206654.5502.06015594233-2733-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim422616.619
41328Seattle Mariners1194574.37822.5503599-9617-4428-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field431825.419
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Atlanta Braves1196851.571--5774938435-2633-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field432815.651
2715Florida Marlins1196059.5048.0523515829-3231-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium432320.535
3917Philadelphia Phillies1205961.4929.5591596-529-2930-32L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park422715.643
41120New York Mets1175661.47911.05235131025-3631-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium451530.333
51526Montreal Expos1205070.41718.5460558-9822-4028-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium421725.405
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1197841.655--63648415240-1938-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II432716.628
2511Chicago Cubs1196455.53814.05544718331-3033-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field432518.581
3816Houston Astros1195960.49619.05485113730-2929-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park433310.767
41018Pittsburgh Pirates1185761.48320.5521531-1027-3330-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park431528.349
51221Cincinnati Reds1205763.47521.5568687-11926-3631-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark421923.452
61322Milwaukee Brewers1185563.46622.5470544-7425-3330-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park431231.279
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1197049.588--5554708533-2637-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium432320.535
2410San Francisco Giants1236756.5455.06426123031-2836-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park392415.615
3612San Diego Padres1206456.5336.55535104332-2532-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park422319.548
41425Colorado Rockies1195465.45416.0638691-5324-3430-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field431429.326
51630Arizona Diamondbacks1223785.30334.5489703-21418-4219-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al PedriqueJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark401426.350


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pichi Balet3B26.280Released by Rockies 
Matt BeechP32.211Released by Red Sox 
Morgan Burkhart1B32.202Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Robert Fick1B-RF30.156Released by Devil Rays. 
Dexter FowlerCF18.149signed 
Ken HuckabyC33.203Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Hansel IzquierdoP27.228Signed as Free Agent by Pirates. 
Jon Malo3B-2B20.324On restricted list 
Randall Simon1B29.084Released by Pirates. 
Scott StewartP29.004Sent to Dodgers by Indians for future considerations.