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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 2004-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds2Arizona Diamondbacks0BoxLuke HudsonRandy JohnsonJoe Valentine
Montreal Expos4Colorado Rockies3BoxLuis AyalaBrian FuentesChad Cordero
Chicago Cubs9Houston Astros2BoxGlendon RuschPeter Munro(none)
Atlanta Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxGiovanni CarraraJuan Cruz(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Milwaukee Brewers2BoxEric MiltonDoug DavisTim Worrell
Florida Marlins1San Diego Padres6BoxBrian LawrenceDontrelle Willis(none)
New York Mets3San Francisco Giants7BoxNoah LowrySteve Trachsel(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxDan HarenJosh FoggJason Isringhausen
Pittsburgh Pirates3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxChris CarpenterMike GonzalezJason Isringhausen
Toronto Blue Jays14Baltimore Orioles4BoxJosh TowersDave Borkowski(none)
Boston Red Sox10Chicago White Sox1BoxCurt SchillingMark Buehrle(none)
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers8BoxNate RobertsonRon Villone(none)
Texas Rangers5Kansas City Royals3BoxRyan DreseMike WoodFrancisco Cordero
Cleveland Indians1Minnesota Twins5BoxKyle LohseJake Westbrook(none)
Anaheim Angels5New York Yankees0BoxRamon OrtizJon Lieber(none)
Oakland Athletics9Tampa Bay Rays5BoxRich HardenJorge SosaOctavio Dotel

Standings as of 2004-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1217645.628--6675967133-2943-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I412516.610
247Boston Red Sox1206852.5677.568757111628-3140-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park423012.714
3921Baltimore Orioles1205763.47518.5618642-2428-3029-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards422121.500
41124Tampa Bay Rays1225567.45121.5530604-7420-3835-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field391524.385
51227Toronto Blue Jays1225072.41026.5530603-7320-4330-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiSkyDome391722.436
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169Minnesota Twins1216754.554--5695452431-2636-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome412516.610
2713Cleveland Indians1236360.5125.0672668426-3637-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field391722.436
3814Chicago White Sox1196059.5046.06335835026-3134-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field432320.535
41022Detroit Tigers1215764.47110.06416251628-3429-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park411526.366
51429Kansas City Royals1194376.36123.0505661-15616-4127-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium431528.349
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Oakland Athletics1216952.570--6135417231-3338-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum412219.537
236Texas Rangers1206852.5670.56445786630-3338-19W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field422121.500
358Anaheim Angels1226854.5571.56165665035-2733-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim402416.600
41328Seattle Mariners1204575.37523.5506607-10117-4528-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field421824.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Atlanta Braves1216952.570--5855018436-2733-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field412714.659
2715Florida Marlins1206060.5008.5524521329-3331-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium422319.548
3917Philadelphia Phillies1226062.4929.5605610-530-2930-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BowaEd WadeCitizens Bank Park402614.650
41018New York Mets1205862.48310.55405251527-3731-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Art HoweJim DuquetteShea Stadium421329.310
51526Montreal Expos1215170.42118.0464561-9723-4028-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Omar MinayaOlympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium411625.390
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1228042.656--64849415440-1940-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II402515.625
2511Chicago Cubs1216655.54513.55724799333-3033-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field412318.561
3816Houston Astros1216061.49619.55625303231-2929-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerMinute Maid Park41329.780
51219Pittsburgh Pirates1215863.47921.5531543-1228-3530-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park401426.350
41120Cincinnati Reds1215863.47921.5570687-11727-3631-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark411823.439
61323Milwaukee Brewers1205565.45824.0478557-7925-3330-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park411229.293
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1217150.587--5634788533-2638-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium412219.537
2410San Francisco Giants1246856.5484.56496153431-2837-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park382315.605
3612San Diego Padres1216556.5376.05595114832-2533-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park412219.537
41425Colorado Rockies1225468.44317.5646709-6324-3430-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field401426.350
51630Arizona Diamondbacks1233786.30135.0489705-21618-4219-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al PedriqueJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark391425.359


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian Banks1B-LF33.325Voluntarily retired 
Matt BeechP32.213Signed by Reds 
Bill SimasP32.266Signed as Free Agent by Mariners. 
Michael StoreyP18.350signed 
Travis TeeterP24.038Signed by Brewers 
Tony Zuniga3B29.219Signed by Mariners