2004 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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2004 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Kevin McClatchy
General manager(s) Dave Littlefield
Manager(s) Lloyd McClendon
Local television Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
Local radio KDKA
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
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Offseason[edit]

  • October 2, 2003: Jeff D'Amico was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates.[1]
  • February 19, 2004: Randall Simon was signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates.[2]
  • February 24, 2004: Raúl Mondesí signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates.[3]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

  • Bobby Hill
  • Jason Kendall
  • Raúl Mondesí
  • Tike Redman
  • Randall Simon
  • Chris Stynes
  • Kip Wells
  • Craig Wilson
  • Jack Wilson [4]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 105 57 -- .644
Houston Astros 92 70 13 .564
Chicago Cubs 89 73 16 .536
Cincinnati Reds 76 86 29 .466
Pittsburgh Pirates 72 89 32½ .419
Milwaukee Brewers 67 94 37½ .411

Notable transactions[edit]

  • May 21, 2004: Raúl Mondesí was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates.[3]
  • June 29, 2004: Scott Sheldon was signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates.[5]
  • July 30, 2004: Kris Benson was traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates with Jeff Keppinger to the New York Mets for José Bautista, Ty Wigginton, and Matt Peterson (minors).[6]
  • August 4, 2004: Chris Stynes was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • August 18, 2004: Randall Simon was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates.[2]

Roster[edit]

2004 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Batting[edit]

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

2004 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League Trent Jewett
AA Altoona Curve Eastern League Tony Beasley
A Lynchburg Hillcats Carolina League Jay Loviglio and Tom Prince
A Hickory Crawdads South Atlantic League Dave Clark
Short-Season A Williamsport Crosscutters New York–Penn League Jeff Branson
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Hickory

References[edit]