2004 Florida Marlins season

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2004 Florida Marlins
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 83–79 (.512)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) Jeffrey Loria
Manager(s) Jack McKeon
Local television FSN Florida
WPXM
(Len Kasper, Tommy Hutton)
Local radio WQAM
(Dave Van Horne, Jon Sciambi)
WQBA (Spanish)
(Felo Ramírez, Luis Quintana)
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The Florida Marlins' 2004 season started off with the team trying to improve on their season from 2003. Their manager was Jack McKeon. They played most of their home games at Pro Player Stadium.They played two against the Montreal Expos at Chicago's U.S. Cellular Field due to Hurricane Ivan. They finished with a record of 83-79, 3rd in the NL East.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 25, 2003: Derrek Lee was traded by the Florida Marlins to the Chicago Cubs for Hee-seop Choi and Mike Nannini (minors).[1]
  • December 4, 2003: Matt Treanor was signed as a Free Agent with the Florida Marlins.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 96 66 .593 --
Philadelphia Phillies 86 76 .531 10
Florida Marlins 83 79 .512 13
New York Mets 71 91 .438 25
Montreal Expos 67 95 .414 29

Opening Day starters[edit]

  • Josh Beckett
  • Miguel Cabrera
  • Luis Castillo
  • Ramon Castro
  • Hee-Seop Choi
  • Jeff Conine
  • Álex González
  • Mike Lowell
  • Juan Pierre[3]

Transactions[edit]

  • May 6, 2004: Josías Manzanillo was signed as a Free Agent with the Florida Marlins.[4]
  • June 17, 2004: Billy Koch was traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Florida Marlins for Wilson Valdez and cash.[5]
  • July 30, 2004: Paul Lo Duca was traded by the Los Angeles Dodgers with Juan Encarnación and Guillermo Mota to the Florida Marlins for Hee-seop Choi, Brad Penny, and Bill Murphy.[6]
  • September 8, 2004: Dave Weathers was signed as a Free Agent with the Florida Marlins.[7]

Roster[edit]

2004 Florida Marlins
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In; SB = Stolen Bases

Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. SB
Mike Redmond
Hee-seop Choi
Luis Castillo
Mike Lowell
Álex González
Jeff Conine 140 521 55 146 14 83 .280 5
Juan Pierre 162 678 100 221 3 49 .326 45
Miguel Cabrera 160 603 101 177 33 112 .294 5

[8]

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. SB
Matt Treanor 29 55 7 13 0 1 .236 0

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Relief pitchers[edit]
Player G IP W L ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Albuquerque Isotopes Pacific Coast League Tracy Woodson
AA Carolina Mudcats Southern League Ron Hassey
A Jupiter Hammerheads Florida State League Luis Dorante
A Greensboro Bats South Atlantic League Steve Phillips
Short-Season A Jamestown Jammers New York–Penn League Benny Castillo
Rookie GCL Marlins Gulf Coast League Tim Cossins

[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/l/leede02.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/t/treanma01.shtml
  3. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=2004&t=FLO
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/manzajo01.shtml
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/k/kochbi01.shtml
  6. ^ Paul Lo Duca Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/weathda01.shtml
  8. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/FLA/2004.shtml
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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