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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 2004-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates7Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxRyan VogelsongSteve Randolph(none)
New York Mets4Colorado Rockies6BoxJason JenningsDan WheelerShawn Chacon
Florida Marlins1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxWilson AlvarezA.J. Burnett(none)
Chicago Cubs1Milwaukee Brewers3BoxVictor SantosCarlos ZambranoDanny Kolb
Houston Astros5Philadelphia Phillies0BoxRoy OswaltRandy Wolf(none)
Atlanta Braves6San Diego Padres11BoxJake PeavyJaret Wright(none)
Montreal Expos4San Francisco Giants5BoxDustin HermansonLuis Ayala(none)
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals7BoxCal EldredDanny Graves(none)
Oakland Athletics11Baltimore Orioles0BoxTim HudsonRodrigo Lopez(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox5BoxKeith FoulkeKevin Frederick(none)
Detroit Tigers11Chicago White Sox8BoxMike MarothFreddy GarciaUgueth Urbina
Seattle Mariners16Kansas City Royals3BoxBobby MadritschDarrell May(none)
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins8BoxBrad RadkeJavier Vazquez(none)
Anaheim Angels3Tampa Bay Rays8BoxDewon BrazeltonKelvim Escobar(none)
Cleveland Indians4Texas Rangers16BoxScott EricksonCliff LeeDoug Brocail

Standings as of 2004-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1187543.636--6525747832-2843-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I442618.591
247Boston Red Sox1186652.5599.067156610527-3139-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park443212.727
3919Baltimore Orioles1185761.48318.0610623-1328-3029-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards442123.477
41124Tampa Bay Rays1195564.46220.5514579-6520-3835-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field421527.357
51227Toronto Blue Jays1204971.40827.0512593-8119-4230-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiSkyDome411823.439
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Minnesota Twins1186553.551--5475291831-2634-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome442717.614
2713Cleveland Indians1216358.5213.56696581126-3437-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field411724.415
3814Chicago White Sox1165957.5095.06195635626-3133-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field462422.522
41023Detroit Tigers1185563.46610.06236091427-3328-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park441727.386
51429Kansas City Royals1174275.35922.5499654-15516-4126-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium451629.356
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Oakland Athletics1196752.563--5995326729-3338-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum432419.558
236Texas Rangers1186652.5590.56345736129-3337-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field442321.523
369Anaheim Angels1196554.5462.05955554032-2733-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim432716.628
41328Seattle Mariners1184573.38121.5501596-9517-4328-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field441826.409
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Atlanta Braves1186751.568--5714888334-2633-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field442915.659
2715Florida Marlins1185959.5008.0517511628-3231-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium442420.545
3816Philadelphia Phillies1195960.4968.5583587-429-2930-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park432716.628
41120New York Mets1175661.47910.55235131025-3631-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium451530.333
51526Montreal Expos1184969.41518.0450542-9221-3928-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium441826.409
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1187840.661--63247915340-1938-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II442717.614
2612Chicago Cubs1186355.53415.05474668130-3033-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field442618.591
3917Houston Astros1185860.49220.05395033629-2929-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park443410.773
41018Pittsburgh Pirates1175760.48720.5518525-727-3230-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park441529.341
51221Cincinnati Reds1195663.47122.5563683-12025-3631-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark432023.465
61322Milwaukee Brewers1175562.47022.5465537-7225-3330-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park441232.273
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1187048.593--5514648733-2637-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium442321.523
2410San Francisco Giants1216655.5455.56266022431-2835-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park412516.610
3511San Diego Padres1196455.5386.55485044432-2532-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park432320.535
41425Colorado Rockies1195465.45416.5638691-5324-3430-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field431429.326
51630Arizona Diamondbacks1213685.29835.5483700-21718-4218-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al PedriqueJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark411526.366


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Greg BauerP26.260Signed by Cardinals 
Eric BeattieP21.137signed 
Chuck BechtelP24.279Released by Padres 
Emil BrownCF-LF29.231Signed as Free Agent by Astros. 
Carlos ChantresP28.138Signed by Phillies 
Frank CurreriC21.256signed 
Bo DickersonP22.098Signed as nondrafted free agent by Cardinals 
Austin Easley1B22.214signed 
Pete HartmannP33.096Signed by Reds 
Paul HooverC28.125Signed as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
Pascual MatosC29.237Purchased by Rockies from Nashua (Atlantic). 
Jake MeyerP29.222Signed by Reds 
Damian MossP27.266Signed as Free Agent by Reds. 
Gerry OakesP22.110Signed by Indians 
Danny PattersonP33.181Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Neifi PerezSS29.076Released by Giants. 
Kyle RogersP18.328signed 
Edwin RomanOF19.121signed 
Shane SpencerLF-RF32.179Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Mark Trumbo1B18.213signed 
Frank ViolaP20.059signed 
Kyle WilsonP21.118signed 
Tom WilsonC33.241Traded by Mets to Dodgers for Tony Socarras. 
Steve WoodardP29.094Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals.