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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 2004-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Arizona Diamondbacks1Atlanta Braves5BoxHoracio RamirezCasey Fossum(none)
San Francisco Giants5Chicago Cubs3BoxMatt HergesJoe Borowski(none)
Colorado Rockies1Cincinnati Reds3BoxPaul WilsonJoe KennedyDanny Graves
Houston Astros2Florida Marlins6BoxJosh BeckettRoy OswaltArmando Benitez
Milwaukee Brewers3Montreal Expos2BoxMike AdamsRocky BiddleDanny Kolb
St. Louis Cardinals11New York Mets4BoxJason MarquisJae Weong Seo(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Philadelphia Phillies4BoxBrett MyersKazuhisa Ishii(none)
San Diego Padres7Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxMike GonzalezBrandon PufferJose Mesa
New York Yankees6Anaheim Angels2BoxMike MussinaBartolo Colon(none)
Chicago White Sox10Minnesota Twins3BoxEsteban LoaizaSeth Greisinger(none)
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics3BoxTim HudsonJamie WalkerArthur Rhodes
Baltimore Orioles0Seattle Mariners11BoxJamie MoyerRodrigo Lopez(none)
Boston Red Sox6Tampa Bay Rays9BoxJorge SosaDerek LoweDanys Baez
Kansas City Royals3Texas Rangers6BoxKenny RogersDarrell MayFrancisco Cordero

Standings as of 2004-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees402416.600--1981881011-913-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1227745.631
245Boston Red Sox412417.5850.52051713413-1111-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1217447.612
3815Baltimore Orioles372017.5412.520119838-712-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1255867.464
41125Toronto Blue Jays411724.4157.5192201-98-119-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1205070.417
51430Tampa Bay Rays391128.28212.5145212-673-178-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1225963.484
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Minnesota Twins402416.600--199201-211-1013-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1226854.557
257Chicago White Sox402317.5751.02151763910-913-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1226062.492
3918Detroit Tigers401921.4755.0215219-49-1010-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1225369.434
41022Cleveland Indians391821.4625.5218235-176-1212-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1236261.504
51328Kansas City Royals381325.34210.0176218-425-158-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1244579.363
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Anaheim Angels412615.634--2291913814-812-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1216655.545
268Texas Rangers402317.5752.5226187399-914-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field1226656.541
3714Oakland Athletics402218.5503.5180175513-99-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1226953.566
41227Seattle Mariners401426.35011.5169196-276-158-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1224973.402
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310Philadelphia Phillies392217.564--2031624112-1010-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park1236459.520
2712Florida Marlins402218.5500.5171174-312-1010-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1226161.500
31120New York Mets411922.4634.0172177-510-129-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium1215269.430
41221Atlanta Braves391821.4624.017917909-129-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1237845.634
51629Montreal Expos411427.3419.0111155-447-167-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1215368.438
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros402416.600--2221576512-512-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1226854.557
226Chicago Cubs402317.5751.01931524112-911-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1226656.541
3613Cincinnati Reds402218.5502.0182195-1311-1111-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1225468.443
4816St. Louis Cardinals412219.5372.52031802312-610-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1218338.686
5917Milwaukee Brewers402119.5253.0204205-110-1011-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1214675.380
61019Pittsburgh Pirates381820.4745.0178182-413-85-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1235469.439
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Los Angeles Dodgers392217.564--177171611-711-10L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium1237152.577
2511San Diego Padres412318.561--1851681710-913-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1216457.529
31323Colorado Rockies401723.4255.5219258-396-1211-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1225171.418
41424San Francisco Giants411724.4156.0165221-568-109-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park1217447.612
51526Arizona Diamondbacks401624.4006.5190218-288-108-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1223587.287


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
James BaldwinP32.310Granted Free Agency. 
Gerardo CasadiegoP23.152Released by Expos 
Todd DunwoodyCF-OF29.039Released by Indians. 
Bobby EstalellaC29.270Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Raul GonzalezLF-RF30.144Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Ben PetrickC-LF27.043Voluntarily retired