2004 Chicago White Sox season

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2004 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jerry Reinsdorf
Manager(s) Ozzie Guillén
Local television WGN-TV/WCIU-TV
FSN Chicago
(Ken Harrelson, Darrin Jackson)
Local radio WMVP
(John Rooney, Ed Farmer)
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The 2004 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 105th season, and their 104th season in Major League Baseball. They finished with a record 83-79, good enough for 2nd place in the American League Central, 9 games behind the champion Minnesota Twins.

Offseason[edit]

  • 11/3/03 Named Ozzie Guillén manager.
  • 11/26/03 Sandy Alomar, Jr. was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago White Sox.[1]
  • 12/2/03 Acquired Shortstop Juan Uribe from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for Aaron Miles.
  • 1/7/04 Agreed to terms with relief pitcher Cliff Politte on a one-year contract with a club option for 2005.
  • 1/22/04 Signed relief pitcher Shingo Takatsu to a one-year contract, with a club option for 2005.

Regular season[edit]

AL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Minnesota Twins 92 70 0.568 49–32 43–38
Chicago White Sox 83 79 0.512 9 46–35 37–44
Cleveland Indians 80 82 0.494 12 44–37 36–45
Detroit Tigers 72 90 0.444 20 38–43 34–47
Kansas City Royals 58 104 0.358 34 33–47 25–57


Opening Day starters[edit]

Starters
Position Player
P Mark Buehrle
C Sandy Alomar, Jr.
1B Paul Konerko
2B Willie Harris
3B Joe Crede
SS José Valentín
LF Carlos Lee
CF Aaron Rowand
RF Magglio Ordóñez
DH Frank Thomas

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

2004 Chicago White Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

2004 White Sox Game Log


Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; BB = Base on balls; SO = Strikeouts; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Roberto Alomar, 2B,DH 18 61 4 11 1 0 1 8 2 13 .180 0
Sandy Alomar, Jr., C 146 15 35 4 0 2 14 11 13 .240 0
Joe Borchard, RF 63 201 26 35 4 1 9 20 19 57 .174 1
Mark Buehrle, P 35 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0
Jamie Burke, C 57 120 22 40 9 0 0 15 10 13 .333 0
Neal Cotts, P 56 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0
Joe Crede, 3B 144 490 67 117 25 0 21 69 34 81 .239 1
Ben Davis, C 54 160 21 37 9 0 6 16 9 40 .231 1
Kelly Dransfeldt, SS,3B 15 30 5 10 0 0 0 4 0 6 .333 0
Carl Everett, DH,OF 43 154 21 41 7 1 5 21 8 26 .266 1
Jon Garland, P 34 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 0
Ross Gload, OF,1B 110 234 28 75 16 0 7 44 20 37 .321 0
Willie Harris, 2B,SS 129 409 68 107 15 2 2 27 51 79 .262 19
Paul Konerko, 1B 155 563 84 156 22 0 41 117 69 107 .277 1
Carlos Lee, LF 153 591 103 180 37 0 31 99 54 86 .305 11
Esteban Loaiza, P 21 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0
Arnie Munoz, P 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Miguel Olivo, C 46 141 21 38 7 2 7 26 10 29 .270 5
Magglio Ordóñez, RF 52 202 32 59 8 2 9 37 16 22 .292 0
Timo Perez, OF 103 293 38 72 12 0 5 40 15 29 .246 3
Aaron Rowand, CF 140 487 94 151 38 2 24 69 30 91 .310 17
Scott Schoeneweis, P 20 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 0
Frank Thomas, DH 74 240 53 65 16 0 18 49 64 57 .271 0
Juan Uribe, 2B,SS,3B 134 502 82 142 31 6 23 74 32 96 .283 9
Wilson Valdez, SS,2B 19 43 8 10 1 0 1 4 2 5 .233 1
José Valentín, SS 125 450 73 97 20 3 30 70 43 139 .216 8
Team totals
162 5534 865 1481 284 19 242 823 499 1030 .268 78

Pitching[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; HR = Home runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER HR BB K
Jon Adkins 2 3 4.65 50 0 0 62.0 75 35 32 13 23 44
Jeff Bajenaru 0 1 10.80 9 0 0 8.1 15 10 10 0 7 8
Mark Buehrle 16 10 3.89 35 35 0 245.1 257 119 106 33 53 165
José Contreras 5 4 5.30 13 13 0 74.2 73 48 44 9 42 68
Neal Cotts 4 4 5.65 56 1 0 65.1 61 45 41 13 32 58
Vic Darensbourg 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0
Felix Diaz 2 5 6.75 18 7 0 49.1 62 38 37 13 17 33
Freddy García 9 4 4.46 16 16 0 103.0 96 53 51 14 34 102
Jon Garland 12 11 4.89 34 33 0 217.0 223 125 118 34 78 113
Jason Grilli 2 3 7.40 8 8 0 45.0 52 38 37 11 20 26
Mike Jackson 2 0 5.01 45 0 0 46.2 55 27 26 7 17 26
Billy Koch 1 1 5.40 24 0 8 23.1 24 15 14 3 20 25
Esteban Loaiza 9 5 4.86 21 21 0 140.2 156 81 76 23 48 83
Dámaso Marte 6 5 3.42 74 0 6 73.2 56 28 28 10 38 68
Arnie Munoz 0 1 10.05 11 1 0 14.1 20 16 16 4 13 11
Cliff Politte 0 3 4.38 54 0 1 51.1 52 26 25 6 27 48
Jon Rauch 1 1 6.23 2 2 0 8.2 16 6 6 0 4 4
Scott Schoeneweis 6 9 5.59 20 19 0 112.2 129 74 70 17 49 69
Josh Stewart 0 1 15.26 3 2 0 7.2 16 13 13 3 3 5
Shingo Takatsu 6 4 2.31 59 0 19 62.1 40 17 16 6 24 50
Dan Wright 0 4 8.15 4 4 0 17.2 24 17 16 5 12 6
Kelly Wunsch 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 1
Team totals
83 79 4.91 162 162 34 1432.1 1505 831 782 224 563 1013

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Charlotte Knights International League Nick Capra
AA Birmingham Barons Southern League Razor Shines
A Winston-Salem Warthogs Carolina League Ken Dominguez and Nick Leyva
A Kannapolis Intimidators South Atlantic League Chris Cron
Rookie Bristol White Sox Appalachian League Jerry Hairston, Sr.
Rookie Great Falls White Sox Pioneer League John Orton

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/a/alomasa02.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/k/kochbi01.shtml
  3. ^ Esteban Loaiza Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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