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Tuesday December 21,2004This 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.

2004 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 2004-12-21

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Standings at end of 2004 season.

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees16210161.623--8978088944-3757-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I000
223Boston Red Sox1629864.6053.094976818143-3855-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park000
3918Baltimore Orioles1627884.48123.08428301240-4138-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards000
41123Tampa Bay Rays1617091.43530.5714842-12829-5241-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field000
51226Toronto Blue Jays1616794.41633.5719823-10427-5340-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiSkyDome000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1629270.568--7807156543-3849-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome000
2716Chicago White Sox1628379.5129.08658313437-4446-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field000
3817Cleveland Indians1628082.49412.0858857136-4544-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field000
41021Detroit Tigers1627290.44420.0827844-1734-4738-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park000
51429Kansas City Royals16258104.35834.0720905-18525-5733-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Anaheim Angels1629270.568--83673410247-3445-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim000
259Oakland Athletics1629171.5621.07937425139-4252-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum000
3611Texas Rangers1628973.5493.08607946638-4351-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field000
41328Seattle Mariners1626399.38929.0698823-12525-5538-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Atlanta Braves1629666.593--80366813547-3449-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field000
2814Philadelphia Phillies1628676.53110.08407815944-3742-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelEd WadeCitizens Bank Park000
3915Florida Marlins1628379.51213.07187001841-4142-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium000
41222New York Mets1627191.43825.0684731-4733-4838-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium000
51527Montreal Expos1626795.41429.0635769-13432-5035-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Olympic Stadium,Hiram Bithorn Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals16210557.648--85565919652-2953-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II000
248Houston Astros1629270.56813.080369810544-3748-33W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park000
3612Chicago Cubs1628973.54916.078966512444-3645-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field000
41019Cincinnati Reds1627686.46929.0750907-15736-4540-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark000
51120Pittsburgh Pirates1617289.44732.5680744-6433-4839-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park000
61425Milwaukee Brewers1616794.41637.5634757-12331-4936-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2004 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1629369.574--7616847744-3749-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium000
2510San Francisco Giants1629171.5622.08507708044-3647-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park000
3713San Diego Padres1628775.5376.07687056345-3642-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park000
41324Colorado Rockies1626894.42025.0833923-9030-5138-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field000
51630Arizona Diamondbacks16251111.31542.0615899-28422-5929-52W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wilson AlvarezP34.272Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Miguel AsencioP24.083Granted free agency 
Lou CollierSS-LF31.122Granted Free Agency. 
Alex Cora3B-SS29.064Granted Free Agency. 
Steve CorreaP24.211On restricted list 
Craig Counsell2B-SS34.122Signed as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
Ben DavisC27.286Granted Free Agency. 
Ben DavisC27.286Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Mark DeRosa2B-3B29.322Granted Free Agency. 
Lenny DiNardoP25.103Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Lenny DiNardoP25.103Granted Free Agency. 
David EcksteinSS29.335Granted Free Agency. 
Iker FrancoC23.230Signed by Braves 
Wayne FranklinP30.287Signed as Free Agent by Giants. 
Wayne FranklinP30.287Granted Free Agency. 
Kevin FrederickP28.047Granted Free Agency. 
Geoff GearyP28.117Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Geoff GearyP28.117Granted Free Agency. 
Taylor GeorgeP22.129On restricted list 
Mariano GomezP22.100Signed by Indians 
Mariano GomezP22.100Granted free agency 
Franklyn GracesquiP25.123Granted Free Agency. 
Todd GreeneC33.227Signed as Free Agent by Rockies. 
Michel HernandezC26.131Granted Free Agency. 
Mike Hessman1B26.291Granted Free Agency. 
Angel MartinezP22.328Granted free agency 
Sandy MartinezC32.079Granted Free Agency. 
David MattoxP24.211Granted free agency 
Ryan MeauxP26.077Granted free agency 
Brandon MeddersP24.330Granted free agency 
Wade MillerP28.099Granted Free Agency. 
Dustan MohrRF-LF28.185Granted free agency 
Orber MorenoP27.238Granted Free Agency. 
Eric Munson3B27.079Granted Free Agency. 
Shane NanceP27.105Granted Free Agency. 
Greg Norton3B-1B32.168Signed as Free Agent by Rockies. 
Phil NortonP28.324Granted Free Agency. 
Adam OlowDH27.263Signed by Devil Rays 
Jorge PadillaLF-RF25.132Granted free agency 
Chad ParontoP29.146Signed as Free Agent by Brewers. 
Matt PerishoP29.196Granted Free Agency. 
Josh Phelps1B-C26.233Granted Free Agency. 
Joe Randa3B35.003Signed as Free Agent by Reds. 
Cody Ransom3B28.308Granted Free Agency. 
John RiedlingP29.114Granted Free Agency. 
Chris SaenzP23.129Granted Free Agency. 
Scott SchoeneweisP31.080Granted Free Agency. 
Scott StewartP29.129Granted Free Agency. 
Pat StrangeP24.120Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Scott StricklandP28.239Granted Free Agency. 
Jarret SuesP23.308Released by Devil Rays 
Brian SweeneyP30.191Granted Free Agency. 
So TaguchiLF-CF35.172Granted Free Agency. 
Amaury TelemacoP30.336Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Amaury TelemacoP30.336Granted Free Agency. 
Billy TraberP25.094Granted free agency 
Luis Ugueto2B-SS25.309Granted Free Agency. 
Jose ValentinSS35.070Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Eduardo VillacisP25.114Granted Free Agency. 
Brian WestP24.139Released by White Sox 
Tom WilsonC34.002Granted Free Agency. 
Joe YarbroughP24.249Released by Devil Rays