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Tuesday June 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 2004-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs7BoxMatt ClementWoody Williams(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Anaheim Angels0BoxMatt KinneyRamon OrtizDanny Kolb
Arizona Diamondbacks8Baltimore Orioles1BoxRandy JohnsonSidney Ponson(none)
San Diego Padres0Boston Red Sox1BoxPedro MartinezAntonio OsunaKeith Foulke
Philadelphia Phillies11Chicago White Sox14BoxMark BuehrleAmaury TelemacoCliff Politte
Florida Marlins7Cleveland Indians5BoxNate BumpJose JimenezArmando Benitez
Atlanta Braves4Detroit Tigers3BoxChris ReitsmaDanny PattersonJohn Smoltz
Montreal Expos2Kansas City Royals4BoxZack GreinkeTony ArmasJeremy Affeldt
New York Mets1Minnesota Twins2BoxJuan RinconMike Stanton(none)
Colorado Rockies1New York Yankees2BoxJavier VazquezJeff FasseroMariano Rivera
Cincinnati Reds6Oakland Athletics10BoxBarry ZitoJung BongArthur Rhodes
Houston Astros1Seattle Mariners0BoxRoger ClemensJoel PineiroOctavio Dotel
San Francisco Giants7Tampa Bay Rays3BoxJerome WilliamsDoug Waechter(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Toronto Blue Jays7BoxTed LillyHideo Nomo(none)

Standings as of 2004-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees563620.643--3062664017-1219-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1066541.613
222Boston Red Sox573423.5962.53052614415-1419-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1056441.610
3820Baltimore Orioles532528.4729.5288310-2212-1313-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1095356.486
41022Toronto Blue Jays582632.44811.0259276-1711-1815-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Carlos ToscaJP RicciardiSkyDome1034162.398
51428Tampa Bay Rays552134.38214.5224291-677-1914-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1064957.462
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Chicago White Sox553124.564--3042426213-1418-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1075255.486
2713Minnesota Twins573126.5441.0271284-1313-1418-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1056144.581
3921Cleveland Indians552530.4556.0291308-179-1616-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1075552.514
41124Detroit Tigers572532.4397.0299297213-1512-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1054758.448
51327Kansas City Royals552134.38210.0244303-597-2014-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1073770.346
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
245Oakland Athletics573324.579--2742413314-1419-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1055847.552
134Anaheim Angels573324.579--2972653215-1318-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1055946.562
359Texas Rangers553124.5641.02912583314-1517-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field1075849.542
41226Seattle Mariners572235.38611.0239271-329-1813-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1054164.390
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Florida Marlins583325.569--2632461717-1316-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1045054.481
2815Philadelphia Phillies562927.5183.02782522615-1414-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park1065749.538
31118Atlanta Braves572928.5093.52612431814-1515-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1056738.638
41219New York Mets572829.4914.5239232713-1615-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium1054362.410
51630Montreal Expos561838.32114.0165230-659-219-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium1064957.462
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cincinnati Reds583424.586--272283-1116-1418-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1044262.404
226St. Louis Cardinals583325.5691.02902513920-1013-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1047232.692
3611Houston Astros573126.5442.52832315216-1315-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park1056144.581
4714Chicago Cubs573027.5263.52692224713-1417-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1055946.562
51017Milwaukee Brewers552827.5094.5239251-1214-1514-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1063967.368
61323Pittsburgh Pirates542430.4448.0239269-3015-129-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1074859.449
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Los Angeles Dodgers553025.545--2402231715-1315-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium1076344.589
2512San Diego Padres573126.544--2532381515-1416-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1055649.533
3916San Francisco Giants583028.5171.5275301-2615-1415-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park1046143.587
41425Arizona Diamondbacks582335.3978.5269327-5811-1812-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob BrenlyJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1042876.269
51529Colorado Rockies572136.36810.0301356-558-2013-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1054758.448


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pedro BorbonP36.206Released by Expos 
Branden FlorenceOF26.066Signed by Orioles 
Jeff HammondsRF-CF33.095Released by Giants. 
Hansel IzquierdoP27.157Released by Yankees. 
Justin KayeP27.364Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Ben MargalskiC24.280Traded by Expos to Rangers June 8 2004 
Bryan ShartzerP23.356Released by Rockies 
Seth Taylor2B26.289Traded by Expos to Rangers June 8 2004 
Jason Van KootenSS19.280Signed as nondrafted free agent by Rockies