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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 2004-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies4Atlanta Braves6BoxMike HamptonJamey WrightJohn Smoltz
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs8BoxMark PriorBrandon Backe(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Cincinnati Reds1BoxAaron HarangChris Carpenter(none)
San Francisco Giants5Florida Marlins0BoxBrett TomkoJosh Beckett(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers10Montreal Expos3BoxJeff WeaverLivan Hernandez(none)
San Diego Padres10New York Mets3BoxAdam EatonSteve Trachsel(none)
Detroit Tigers1Boston Red Sox4BoxBronson ArroyoJason JohnsonKeith Foulke
Chicago White Sox14Cleveland Indians9BoxNeal CottsChad Durbin(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Oakland Athletics9BoxBarry ZitoDaniel Cabrera(none)
Kansas City Royals7Seattle Mariners3BoxBrian AndersonJamie Moyer(none)
Minnesota Twins3Texas Rangers8BoxChan Ho ParkTerry Mulholland(none)
New York Yankees7Toronto Blue Jays4BoxC.J. NitkowskiJason FrasorMariano Rivera

Standings as of 2004-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1277948.622--6926227036-3043-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I352213.629
236Boston Red Sox1267353.5795.572359612732-3241-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park362511.694
31022Tampa Bay Rays1275968.46520.0553620-6723-3836-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field341123.324
41123Baltimore Orioles1265769.45221.5636682-4628-3429-35L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards362115.583
51227Toronto Blue Jays1285375.41426.5564635-7122-4331-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiSkyDome331419.424
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169Minnesota Twins1277156.559--6065713533-2838-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome352114.600
2715Cleveland Indians1296465.4968.0697711-1426-3838-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field331617.485
3816Chicago White Sox1256263.4968.06726254728-3334-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field372116.568
4920Detroit Tigers1276067.47211.06736571628-3532-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park351223.343
51429Kansas City Royals1254580.36025.0540708-16817-4428-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium371324.351
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics1277453.583--6415528932-3442-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum351718.486
247Anaheim Angels1277354.5751.06635857837-2736-27W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim351916.543
358Texas Rangers1267155.5632.56736136031-3440-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field361818.500
41328Seattle Mariners1264680.36527.5534649-11518-4628-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field361719.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Atlanta Braves1267353.579--61951910037-2836-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field362313.639
2713Florida Marlins1256362.5049.55545381631-3332-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium372017.541
3917Philadelphia Phillies1276265.48811.5632641-932-3230-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park352411.686
41221New York Mets1265967.46814.0560563-328-3831-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium361224.333
51526Montreal Expos1275473.42519.5493598-10524-4130-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium351322.371
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1278344.654--67851416441-2142-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II352213.629
2410Chicago Cubs1277156.55912.061950111834-3137-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field351817.514
3814Houston Astros1276463.50419.05945623231-3033-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park35287.800
41018Cincinnati Reds1266165.48421.5592699-10728-3733-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark361521.417
51119Pittsburgh Pirates1266066.47622.5550571-2128-3732-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park351223.343
61324Milwaukee Brewers1255570.44027.0499599-10025-3630-34L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park361224.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1277453.583--6015119035-2839-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium351916.543
2511San Francisco Giants1297158.5504.06736413233-2938-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park332013.606
3612San Diego Padres1276958.5435.05905355536-2533-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park351817.514
41425Colorado Rockies1275572.43319.0663739-7624-3731-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field351322.371
51630Arizona Diamondbacks1283989.30535.5499726-22719-4420-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al PedriqueJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark341222.353


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt DurkinP21.185signed 
Ruben MateoRF-CF26.197Granted Free Agency. 
Curt MiasoOF18.332signed 
Jon NourieP22.076Signed as nondrafted free agent by Padres 
Brett SmithP21.014signed