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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 2004-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers0Atlanta Braves2BoxRuss OrtizOdalis PerezJohn Smoltz
St. Louis Cardinals7Chicago Cubs6BoxChris CarpenterSergio MitreJason Isringhausen
Houston Astros4Cincinnati Reds7BoxRyan WagnerDan MiceliDanny Graves
Arizona Diamondbacks5Florida Marlins6BoxArmando BenitezBrian Bruney(none)
San Francisco Giants6Montreal Expos5BoxWayne FranklinLivan HernandezMatt Herges
Colorado Rockies7New York Mets9BoxMatt GinterJason Young(none)
San Diego Padres4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxRyan MadsonAkinori OtsukaTim Worrell
Baltimore Orioles3Anaheim Angels5BoxScot ShieldsMike DeJeanTroy Percival
Toronto Blue Jays5Boston Red Sox11BoxMike TimlinMicheal Nakamura(none)
Chicago White Sox8Minnesota Twins2BoxMark BuehrleCarlos Silva(none)
Kansas City Royals0Oakland Athletics7BoxMark MulderBrian Anderson(none)
Detroit Tigers5Seattle Mariners0BoxNate RobertsonGil Meche(none)
Cleveland Indians3Tampa Bay Rays5BoxTrever MillerCC SabathiaDanys Baez
New York Yankees7Texas Rangers9BoxJoaquin BenoitKevin BrownFrancisco Cordero

Standings as of 2004-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Boston Red Sox422517.595--2161764013-1112-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1207347.608
243New York Yankees412417.5850.5205197811-1013-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1217744.636
3816Baltimore Orioles382018.5263.020420318-812-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1245866.468
41125Toronto Blue Jays421725.4058.0197212-158-129-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1195069.420
51430Tampa Bay Rays401228.30012.0150215-653-179-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1215863.479
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
166Chicago White Sox412417.585--2231784511-913-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1215962.488
255Minnesota Twins412417.585--201209-811-1013-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1216853.562
3918Detroit Tigers412021.4884.0220219110-1010-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1215269.430
41022Cleveland Indians401822.4505.5221240-196-1312-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1226260.508
51328Kansas City Royals391326.33310.0176225-495-168-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1234578.366
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Anaheim Angels422715.643--2341944014-813-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1206555.542
237Texas Rangers412417.5852.5235194419-915-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field1216556.537
3711Oakland Athletics412318.5613.51871751213-910-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1216853.562
41227Seattle Mariners411427.34112.5169201-326-158-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1214972.405
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Philadelphia Phillies402317.575--2081664212-1011-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park1226359.516
2510Florida Marlins412318.5610.5177179-212-1011-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1216061.496
31019New York Mets422022.4764.0181184-310-1210-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium1205169.425
41120Atlanta Braves401921.4754.018117929-1210-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1227745.631
51629Montreal Expos421428.33310.0116161-457-167-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1205367.442
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros412417.585--2261646212-612-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1216853.562
239Chicago Cubs412318.5611.01991594012-911-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1216655.545
3412Cincinnati Reds412318.5611.0189199-1011-1112-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1215368.438
4714St. Louis Cardinals422319.5481.52101862413-610-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1208238.683
5917Milwaukee Brewers402119.5252.5204205-110-1011-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1214675.380
61221Pittsburgh Pirates381820.4744.5178182-413-85-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1235469.439
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Los Angeles Dodgers402218.550--177173411-811-10L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium1227151.582
2815San Diego Padres422319.548--1891731610-1013-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1206456.533
31323San Francisco Giants421824.4295.0171226-559-109-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park1207347.608
41424Colorado Rockies411724.4155.5226267-416-1311-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1215170.421
51526Arizona Diamondbacks411625.3906.5195224-298-118-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1213586.289


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Justin BergP19.348Signed as nondrafted free agent by Yankees 
Donnie BridgesP25.162Signed by Expos 
Joe Brunink1B22.209Voluntarily retired 
Vic GutierrezSS26.149Signed by Angels 
Adam HawesP21.026Signed as nondrafted free agent by Twins 
Raul MondesiRF-CF33.070Released by Pirates. 
Dan MozingoP23.352Released by Angels 
Jeremiah PiepkornOF23.092Signed as nondrafted free agent by Reds 
Luis SierraOF50.???Signed as nondrafted free agent by Reds 
Zach Sorensen2B-SS27.138Signed as Free Agent by Angels. 
Zach Sorensen2B-SS27.138Released by Indians. 
Auddy SotoC20.050Signed as nondrafted free agent by Expos 
Rob StrattonOF26.226Released by Giants 
Craig Wilson3B-SS33.260Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.