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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 2014-04-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers6Boston Red Sox2BoxBrandon KintzlerEdward Mujica(none)
Minnesota Twins2Cleveland Indians7BoxJosh OutmanMike Pelfrey(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Detroit Tigers10BoxDrew SmylyMiguel Gonzalez(none)
Los Angeles Angels11Houston Astros1BoxGarrett RichardsLucas Harrell(none)
Chicago White Sox5Kansas City Royals7BoxJeremy GuthrieErik JohnsonGreg Holland
Texas Rangers1Tampa Bay Rays8BoxJake OdorizziJoe Saunders(none)
New York Yankees7Toronto Blue Jays3BoxMasahiro TanakaDustin McGowan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Chicago Cubs2BoxFausto CarmonaTravis Wood(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Colorado Rockies12BoxJuan NicasioRandall Delgado(none)
San Francisco Giants8Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDavid HuffHyun-Jin Ryu(none)
San Diego Padres2Miami Marlins8BoxTom KoehlerEric StultsBrad Hand
Cincinnati Reds3New York Mets4BoxJenrry MejiaMike LeakeJose Valverde
St. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxGerrit ColeShelby Miller(none)
Atlanta Braves2Washington Nationals1BoxLuis AvilanTyler ClippardCraig Kimbrel

Standings as of 2014-04-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Tampa Bay Rays532.600--2612143-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1577483.471
31013New York Yankees422.5000.5141400-02-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1588276.519
2618Boston Red Sox422.5000.5131300-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1586989.437
41121Toronto Blue Jays523.4001.01425-110-12-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1578176.516
51424Baltimore Orioles413.2501.51121-101-20-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1589563.601
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers3301.000--16883-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1598772.547
238Cleveland Indians431.7500.5161241-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1588276.519
3519Chicago White Sox422.5001.5262602-10-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1587187.449
41222Kansas City Royals312.3332.0111101-00-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1598871.553
51323Minnesota Twins413.2502.52128-70-01-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1586989.437
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners431.750--2811170-03-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1588474.532
2817Houston Astros422.5001.01218-62-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1586890.430
3915Texas Rangers422.5001.01827-92-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1586593.411
4714Oakland Athletics422.5001.0131122-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1588672.544
51528Los Angeles Angels413.2502.01927-80-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1589761.614
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
132Miami Marlins541.800--3517184-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1577384.465
349Washington Nationals431.7500.52312110-13-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1589365.589
256Atlanta Braves431.7500.58530-03-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1587682.481
4812Philadelphia Phillies422.5001.5261970-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1587187.449
51127New York Mets413.2502.51425-111-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1587880.494
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
167Pittsburgh Pirates431.750--198113-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1588573.538
3711St. Louis Cardinals422.5001.01019-90-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1588870.557
2916Milwaukee Brewers422.5001.010821-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1588078.506
51226Cincinnati Reds413.2502.01012-21-20-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1587583.475
41325Chicago Cubs413.2502.0814-60-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1587286.456
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers541.800--221750-14-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1579067.573
214San Francisco Giants541.800--312290-04-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1578473.535
31020Colorado Rockies523.4002.02729-21-01-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1576493.408
41429Arizona Diamondbacks716.1434.02645-191-50-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1556392.406
51530San Diego Padres303.0003.0516-110-20-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1597782.484


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Nate JonesRP28.066Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hip
Matt Kempcf29.193Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Clay RapadaRP33.026Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Jordan Browndh30.108Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Jake PetrickaRP25.303Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from minors
Hector NoesiRP27.068Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Dominic LeoneP22.161Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mike Baxterlf29.118Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Optioned to minors
Jonathan BroxtonRP29.292Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Sent to minors for rehabilitation
Josh BeckettSP33.324Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Sent to minors for rehabilitation
Sean Rodriguez1b-lf28.343Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave list
Patrick CorbinSP24.259Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jason Kipnis2b27.001Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed ( 2014-2019; Opt 2020)(six-year extension)
Jason Kipnis2b27.001Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed ( 2014-2019; Opt 2020)(six-year extension)
Jason Kipnis2b27.001Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to 6-year contract for 2014-2019 ($52.5m) Option year for 2020
Roger Kieschnicklf27.073Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Optioned to minors
Roger Kieschnicklf27.073-Claimed off waivers from Giants by Diamondbacks
Stetson Allie3B23.022Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
David HerbekSS25.002Announced retirement
Kevin McCoyP22.267Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assignment unknown
Connor SadzeckP22.186Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-60 Tommy John Surgery