Season Information
Team Name
2004 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
72-90 (.444)   GBL: -20
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
4 / 10 / 21
Runs For/Against
827 / 844   Diff: -17
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
22
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
12
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
2004-12-20Rayner BautistaSigned by TigersSS-2B5-11155RR1978-09-17Nizao Bani,DR
AAA1997-2009
2004-12-13Chris SteinbornSelected by Rockies from Tigers in Rule 5 minor league draftP6-4210LL1982-03-23Akron,OH
2002- 36-1070-DET
AA2002-2008
2004-12-13Felipe GarciaSelected by Pirates from Tigers in Rule 5 minor league draftP5-11160RR1982-09-20San Pedro de Macoris,DR
A+2003-2008
2004-11-24Jason De La CruzSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersOF6-3205RR1984-11-21New York,NY
Rk2005-2005
2004-11-18Troy PercivalSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P-C6-3238RR1969-08-09Fontana,CA
1990-  6- 179-CAL
MLB1995-20091990-2009
2004-11-10Jason KarnuthSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-2190RR1976-05-15LaGrange,IL
1997-  8- 254-SLN
MLB2001-20051997-2007
2004-11-09Mike BumataySigned by TigersP6-0177LL1979-10-09Fresno,CA
1998- 21- 628-PIT
AAA1998-2007
2004-11-09Sean DouglassSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-6200RR1979-04-28Lancaster,CA
1997-  2-  73-BAL
MLB2001-20051997-2008
2004-11-08Rick PalmaSigned by TigersP6-1160LL1979-09-26Maracay,VZ
AAA1997-2006
2004-11-04Derek NicholsonSigned by TigersOF-1B6-0200LR1976-06-17Redondo Beach,CA
1998- 16- 482-HOU
AAA1997-2009
2004-11-03John EnnisSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-5220RR1979-10-17Montrose,CO
1998- 14- 431-ATL
MLB2002-20071998-2010
2004-10-29Craig DingmanSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-4215RR1974-03-12Wichita,KS
1993- 36-1009-NYA
MLB2000-20051994-2005
2004-10-25Justin VerlanderSigned by TigersP6-5200RR1983-02-20Manakin-Sabot,VA
2004-  1-   2-DET
MLB2005-20192002-2019
2004-10-15Dewayne WiseClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Braves.OF-CF6-1180LL1978-02-24Columbia,SC
1997-  5- 158-CIN
MLB2000-20131997-2013
2004-10-15Byron GettisClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Royals.OF-LF6-0235RR1980-03-13Centerville,IL
1998-  0-   0-KCA
MLB2004-20041998-2005
2004-10-14Joe VitielloReleased by Tigers.1B-DH6-3230RR1970-04-11Cambridge,MA
1991-  1-   7-KCA
MLB1995-20031991-2004
2004-10-08Colby LewisClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Rangers.P6-4215RR1979-08-02Bakersfield,CA
1999-  1-  38-TEX
MLB2002-20161999-2016
2004-10-01Alexis GomezClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Royals.OF-LF6-2160LL1978-08-08Loma de Cabrera,DR
1997-  0-   0-KCA
MLB2002-20061999-2014
2004-08-31Mike DiFeliceSent to Cubs by Tigers for future considerations.C-1B6-2205RR1969-05-28Philadelphia,PA
1991- 11- 285-SLN
MLB1996-20081991-2008
2004-08-23Pedro DiazSigned by TigersP6-3190RR1982-09-09Santurce,PR
2001- 40-1204-COL
AA2002-2005
2004-08-23Chuck BechtelSigned by TigersP-1B6-4215RR1979-11-12Norristown,PA
2003- 15- 431-SDN
A+1999-2006
2004-08-13Jorge TocaSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.1B-OF6-3220RR1975-01-07Villa Clara,CU
1998-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1999-20011999-2007
2004-08-13Danny PattersonReleased by Tigers.P6-0225RR1971-02-17San Gabriel,CA
1989- 47-1199-TEX
MLB1996-20041990-2005
2004-08-13Eric EckenstahlerTraded by Tigers with Jon Connolly to Cubs for Felix Sanchez.P6-7220LL1976-12-17Waukegan,IL
1999- 32- 957-DET
MLB2002-20032000-2005
2004-08-07Charlie CarrTraded by Tigers with Fritz Buelow to Indians for Charlie Hickman.1B6-2195RR1876-12-27Coatesville,PA
MLB1898-19061898-1906
2004-08-07Charlie HickmanTraded by Indians to Tigers for Fritz Buelow and Charlie Carr.1B-OF5-9180RR1876-03-04Taylortown,PA
MLB1897-19081897-1908
2004-08-07Fritz BuelowTraded by Tigers with Charlie Carr to Indians for Charlie Hickman.C-OF5-10170RR1876-02-13Berlin,GE
MLB1899-19071899-1907
2004-08-02Benji GilSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.SS-2B6-2210RR1972-10-06Tijuana,MX
1991-  1-  19-TEX
MLB1993-20031991-2012
2004-08-02Chad MeyersSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.2B-OF6-0190RR1975-08-08Omaha,NE
1996-  5- 142-CHN
MLB1999-20031994-2006
2004-07-25Monte BevilleTraded by Yankees to Tigers for Frank McManus.C-1B5-11180LR1875-02-24Dublin,IN
MLB1903-19041903-1904
2004-07-25Frank McManusTraded by Tigers to Yankees for Monte Beville.C5-7150---R1875-09-21Lawrence,MA
MLB1899-19041899-1904
2004-07-17Chris GriderReleased by TigersP6-3205RR---Russell Springs,KY
NCAA2004-2008
2004-07-15Kurt PiantekReleased by Tigers1B6-3215RR1981-06-19Meriden,CT
2003- 44-1296-DET
A2003-2005
2004-06-29Matt ParrishSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersOF-P5-11205RR1982-08-25Ypsilanti,MI
A+2000-2005
2004-06-20Jimmy HaynesReleased by Tigers.P6-4203RR1972-09-05LaGrange,GA
1991-  7- 186-BAL
MLB1995-20041991-2005
2004-06-15David CortesReleased by Tigers.P5-11195RR1973-10-15Mexicali,MX
1996-  0-   0-ATL
MLB1999-20061996-2010
2004-06-06James BaldwinSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3235RR1971-07-15Southern Pines,NC
1990-  4- 105-CHA
MLB1995-20051990-2006
2004-06-02Ramon GarciaSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersP6-2165LL1984-10-30Yamasa,DR
AAA2005-2016
2004-06-02Manuel BreaSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersOF5-11157RR1984-04-06Yaguate,DR
Rk2005-2005
2004-05-27Dusty RyanSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersC-1B6-4230RR1984-09-02Merced,CA
2003- 48-1405-DET
MLB2008-20092004-2011
2004-05-26Justin JusticeSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersOF-3B6-0175LL1985-02-19Winter Park,FL
2003- 31- 910-DET
AA2004-2011
2004-05-18Jimmy HaynesSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-4203RR1972-09-05LaGrange,GA
1991-  7- 186-BAL
MLB1995-20041991-2005
2004-05-08Tony PeraltaSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersP6-2187LL1983-09-13West Orange,NJ
A+2004-2007
2004-04-29Ariel PrietoReleased by Tigers.P6-2247RR1969-10-22Havana,CU
1995-  1-   5-OAK
MLB1995-20011995-2005
2004-04-29Felix SanchezTraded by Cubs to Tigers for Eric Eckenstahler and Jon Connolly.P6-3180RL1982-08-03Puerto Plata,DR
1998-  0-   0-CHN
MLB2003-20032001-2005
2004-04-29Jon ConnollyTraded by Tigers to Cubs April 29 2004P6-0205RL1983-08-24Oneonta,NY
2001- 28- 837-DET
AAA2001-2008
2004-04-27Tim KalitaReleased by TigersP6-2220RL1978-11-21Evanston,IL
1999-  7- 207-DET
AAA1997-2005
2004-04-20Pedruin BautistaSigned as nondrafted free agent by Tigers2B5-11162RR1984-05-12Bani,DR
Rk2005-2005
2004-04-16Ben PetrickReleased by TigersC-OF6-0199RR1977-04-07Hillsboro,OR
1995-  2-  38-COL
MLB1999-20031996-2004
2004-04-15Eric OwensSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.LF-2B6-0198RR1971-02-03Danville,VA
1992-  4- 101-CIN
MLB1995-20031992-2005
2004-04-14Leo DaigleReleased by Tigers1B-3B6-3225RR1979-09-18San Diego,CA
1997- 11- 325-DET
AAA1998-2006
2004-04-14Joe VitielloSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.1B-DH6-3230RR1970-04-11Cambridge,MA
1991-  1-   7-KCA
MLB1995-20031991-2004
2004-04-13Mike DiFeliceSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.C-1B6-2205RR1969-05-28Philadelphia,PA
1991- 11- 285-SLN
MLB1996-20081991-2008
2004-04-12Esteban YanSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-4230RR1974-06-22Campina del Seibo,DR
1990-  0-   0-ATL
MLB1996-20061993-2012
2004-04-07Mike DiFeliceReleased by TigersC-1B6-2205RR1969-05-28Philadelphia,PA
1991- 11- 285-SLN
MLB1996-20081991-2008
2004-04-03Mike DiFeliceReleased by Tigers.C-1B6-2205RR1969-05-28Philadelphia,PA
1991- 11- 285-SLN
MLB1996-20081991-2008
2004-04-02Daniel SpringReleased by TigersP6-2190RR1980-12-15Washington,DC
2003- 42-1239-DET
A-2000-2004
2004-04-01Cody RossTraded by Tigers to Dodgers for Steve Colyer.OF-RF5-11180RL1980-12-23Portales,NM
1999-  4- 117-DET
MLB2003-20151999-2015
2004-04-01Steve ColyerTraded by Dodgers to Tigers for Cody Ross.P6-4205LL1979-02-22St. Louis,MO
1997-  2-  83-LAN
MLB2003-20071998-2007
2004-03-31Esteban YanReleased by Tigers.P6-4230RR1974-06-22Campina del Seibo,DR
1990-  0-   0-ATL
MLB1996-20061993-2012
2004-03-31Jeff InglinReleased by TigersOF-3B5-11180RR1975-10-08Petaluma,CA
1996- 16- 467-CHA
AAA1996-2005
2004-03-31Ed RompreyReleased by TigersSS-2B6-0180RR1980-04-13Victorville,CA
2002- 38-1130-DET
AA2001-2006
2004-03-31Landon StockmanReleased by TigersP6-2190RR1979-08-28Dickson,TN
2001- 13- 387-DET
A+2001-2005
2004-03-31Kevin McDonaldReleased by TigersC-3B6-1210LR1980-03-08Starkville,MS
2002- 39-1160-DET
A+1999-2005
2004-03-30Matt WheatlandReleased by Tigers1B-P6-5210RR1981-10-18Chicago,IL
2000-  1-   8-DET
A2000-2006
2004-03-30Ricky GomezTraded by Padres to Tigers March 30 2004OF5-11190RR1976-07-19San Francisco de Macoris,DR
Indy2001-2005
2004-03-29Ugueth UrbinaSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-0205RR1974-02-15Caracas,VZ
1990-  0-   0-MON
MLB1995-20051991-2005
2004-03-27Pablo OzunaPurchased by Phillies from Tigers.SS-2B6-0160RR1974-08-25Santo Domingo,DR
1996-  0-   0-SLN
MLB2000-20081997-2010
2004-03-26Demetrius HeathReleased by Tigers2B-OF5-10170RR1981-01-23Greenville,NC
2000- 31- 918-DET
A+2001-2008
2004-03-26Matt OakesReleased by TigersC-1B5-11180RR1979-08-30Oklahoma City,OK
AA2000-2005
2004-03-25Brent AbernathyPurchased by Indians from Tigers.2B-3B6-1185RR1977-09-23Atlanta,GA
1996-  2-  44-TOR
MLB2001-20051997-2009
2004-03-22Tonayne BrownReleased by TigersOF5-11190RL1977-08-24Tallahassee,FL
1998- 36-1075-BOS
AA1998-2005
2004-03-16Ben PetrickReleased by Tigers.C-OF6-0199RR1977-04-07Hillsboro,OR
1995-  2-  38-COL
MLB1999-20031996-2004
2004-03-08Tim ChristmanReleased by Tigers.P6-0195LL1975-03-31Oneonta,NY
1996- 11- 326-COL
MLB2001-20011996-2005
2004-02-06Ivan RodriguezSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.C-DH5-9205RR1971-11-30Vega Baja,PR
1988-  0-   0-TEX
MLB1991-20111989-2011
2004-01-31Kurt AirosoSigned by TigersOF6-2190RR1975-02-12Tulare,CA
1996- 29- 851-DET
AAA1996-2006
2004-01-20Esteban YanSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-4230RR1974-06-22Campina del Seibo,DR
1990-  0-   0-ATL
MLB1996-20061993-2012
2004-01-15Craig DingmanSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-4215RR1974-03-12Wichita,KS
1993- 36-1009-NYA
MLB2000-20051994-2005
2004-01-14Bobby EstalellaSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.C-1B6-1205RR1974-08-23Hialeah,FL
1992- 23- 641-PHI
MLB1996-20041993-2004
2004-01-14Greg NortonSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.3B-1B6-1205BR1972-07-06San Leandro,CA
1993-  2-  59-CHA
MLB1996-20091991-2009
2004-01-13Ben PetrickSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.C-OF6-0199RR1977-04-07Hillsboro,OR
1995-  2-  38-COL
MLB1999-20031996-2004
2004-01-12Jason KarnuthSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-2190RR1976-05-15LaGrange,IL
1997-  8- 254-SLN
MLB2001-20051997-2007
2004-01-09Pablo OzunaSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.SS-2B6-0160RR1974-08-25Santo Domingo,DR
1996-  0-   0-SLN
MLB2000-20081997-2010
2004-01-08Ramon SantiagoTraded by Tigers with Juan Gonzalez to Mariners for Carlos Guillen.SS-2B5-11150BR1979-08-31Las Matas de Farfan,DR
1998-  0-   0-DET
MLB2002-20141999-2015
2004-01-08Juan GonzalezTraded by Tigers with SS Ramon Santiago to Mariners for SS Carlos GuillenSS-2B6-0165BR1982-02-23Valencia,VZ
AAA2001-2010
2004-01-08Carlos GuillenTraded by Mariners to Tigers for Juan Gonzalez and Ramon Santiago.SS-3B6-1180BR1975-09-30Maracay,VZ
1992-  0-   0-HOU
MLB1998-20111995-2011
2004-01-07Andy Van HekkenSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-3175RL1979-07-31Holland,MI
1998-  3-  95-SEA
MLB2002-20021998-2018
2004-01-06Brandon HarperSigned by TigersC-1B6-4200RR1976-04-29Odessa,TX
1997-  4- 126-MIA
MLB2006-20061997-2007
2004-01-06Brent AbernathySigned as Free Agent by Tigers.2B-3B6-1185RR1977-09-23Atlanta,GA
1996-  2-  44-TOR
MLB2001-20051997-2009
2004-01-01Jesse StovallTraded by Indians with Ed Killian to Tigers for Billy Lush.P-1B6-0175LR1875-07-24Independence,MO
MLB1903-19041903-1904
2004-01-01Ed KillianTraded by Indians with Jesse Stovall to Tigers for Billy Lush.P-OF5-11170LL1876-11-12Racine,WI
MLB1903-19101903-1910
2004-01-01Billy LushTraded by Tigers to Indians for Ed Killian and Jesse Stovall.OF-3B5-7165BR1873-11-10Bridgeport,CT
MLB1895-19041895-1904
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