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Wednesday September 8,2004This date in baseball
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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 2004-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies5Atlanta Braves3BoxRyan MadsonChris ReitsmaBilly Wagner
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves1BoxTodd JonesPaul ByrdTim Worrell
Montreal Expos6Chicago Cubs0BoxScott DownsGreg Maddux(none)
San Francisco Giants5Colorado Rockies3BoxTyler WalkerSteve ReedDustin Hermanson
New York Mets0Florida Marlins3BoxJosh BeckettJae Weong SeoArmando Benitez
Cincinnati Reds2Houston Astros5BoxRoger ClemensJose AcevedoBrad Lidge
Arizona Diamondbacks5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxEric GagneMike Koplove(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5San Diego Padres10BoxDavid WellsMatt Morris(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Anaheim Angels0BoxJustin MillerKelvim EscobarJustin Speier
Minnesota Twins9Baltimore Orioles0BoxJohan SantanaErik Bedard(none)
Boston Red Sox8Oakland Athletics3BoxPedro MartinezTim HudsonKeith Foulke
Cleveland Indians9Seattle Mariners5BoxCliff LeeCha-Seung Baek(none)
Chicago White Sox5Texas Rangers2BoxFreddy GarciaJohn WasdinShingo Takatsu

Standings as of 2004-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1388652.623--7596867338-3148-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I24159.625
223Boston Red Sox1388454.6092.080263816435-3249-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park241410.583
3918Baltimore Orioles1386474.46422.0699724-2534-3730-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards241410.583
41125Tampa Bay Rays1365977.43426.0586695-10923-4336-34L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field251114.440
51227Toronto Blue Jays1395881.41728.5625706-8123-4435-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiSkyDome22913.409
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Minnesota Twins1397960.568--6576124536-3143-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome231310.565
2715Chicago White Sox1387068.5078.57346963831-3639-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field241311.542
3817Cleveland Indians1406971.49310.5762756629-4040-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field221111.500
41019Detroit Tigers1366373.46314.57086951330-4033-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park26917.346
51429Kansas City Royals1374988.35829.0594769-17519-5130-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium25916.360
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics1398158.583--7066238336-3645-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum231013.435
247Anaheim Angels1387959.5721.57176368140-3039-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim241311.542
3612Texas Rangers1387563.5435.57256705532-3943-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field241410.583
41328Seattle Mariners1385187.37029.5594720-12619-5132-36L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field241212.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Atlanta Braves1388157.587--68356012341-2940-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field24159.625
2713Florida Marlins1347262.5377.06045624235-3337-29W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium281117.393
3916Philadelphia Phillies1397069.50411.56946761834-3436-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park23167.696
41323New York Mets1386078.43521.0593633-4028-4332-35L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium241113.458
51526Montreal Expos1395980.42422.5538658-12026-4233-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium23815.348
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1399346.669--74255518745-2348-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II231211.522
249Houston Astros1397663.54717.07036148937-3039-33W12T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park23167.696
3611Chicago Cubs1367462.54417.56575589936-3238-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field261511.577
51120Pittsburgh Pirates1386375.45729.5595636-4130-4233-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park23914.391
41021Cincinnati Reds1386375.45729.5640784-14429-4234-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark241311.542
61222Milwaukee Brewers1376077.43832.0546655-10926-4034-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park24717.292
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1388058.580--6505539739-3341-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium241311.542
2510San Francisco Giants1417764.5464.57527084435-3342-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park21147.667
3814San Diego Padres1397465.5326.56466014538-2936-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park231310.565
41424Colorado Rockies1386078.43520.0715792-7728-4232-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field24816.333
51630Arizona Diamondbacks1394297.30238.5541796-25521-5021-47L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al PedriqueJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark23914.391


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul AbbottP36.359Released by Phillies. 
McKay ChristensenCF29.025Granted Free Agency. 
Dave WeathersP34.348Signed as Free Agent by Marlins.