2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays season

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2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Vince Naimoli
General manager(s) Chuck LaMar
Manager(s) Lou Piniella
Local television FSN Florida
WXPX
(Joe Magrane, Dewayne Staats)
Local radio WFLA
(Paul Olden, Charlie Slowes)
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The 2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays season was their 7th since the franchise was created. This season, they finished fourth in the AL East division, Toronto Blue Jays in last place. They managed to finish the season with a record of 70-91, finishing out of last for the first time in their 7 year history. Their manager was Lou Piniella who entered his 2nd season with the Devil Rays.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 101 61 0.623 57–24 44–37
Boston Red Sox 98 64 0.605 3 55–26 43–38
Baltimore Orioles 78 84 0.481 23 38–43 40–41
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 70 91 0.435 30½ 41–39 29–52
Toronto Blue Jays 67 94 0.416 33½ 40–41 27–53


Record vs. opponents[edit]

2004 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

Team ANA BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL 
Anaheim 6–3 4–5 5–4 4–5 7–2 7–0 5–4 5–4 10–9 13–7 6–1 9–10 4–5 7–11
Baltimore 3–6 10–9 2–4 3–3 6–0 6–3 4–5 5–14 0–7 7–2 11–8 5–2 11–8 5–13
Boston 5–4 9–10 4–2 3–4 6–1 4–2 2–4 11–8 8–1 5–4 14–5 4–5 14–5 9–9
Chicago 4–5 4–2 2–4 10–9 8–11 13–6 9–10 3–4 2–7 7–2 4–2 6–3 3–4 8–10
Cleveland 5–4 3–3 4–3 9–10 9–10 11–8 7–12 2–4 6–3 5–4 3–3 1–8 5–2 10–8
Detroit 2–7 0–6 1–6 11–8 10–9 8–11 7–12 4–3 4–5 5–4 3–3 4–5 4–2 9–9
Kansas City 0–7 3–6 2–4 6–13 8–11 11–8 7–12 1–5 2–7 2–5 3–6 4–5 3–3 6–12
Minnesota 4–5 5–4 4–2 10–9 12–7 12–7 12–7 2–4 2–5 5–4 4–5 5–2 4–2 11–7
New York 4–5 14–5 8–11 4–3 4–2 3–4 5–1 4–2 7–2 6–3 15–4 5–4 12–7 10–8
Oakland 9–10 7–0 1–8 7–2 3–6 5–4 7–2 5–2 2–7 11–8 7–2 11–9 6–3 10–8
Seattle 7–13 2–7 4–5 2–7 4–5 4–5 5–2 4–5 3–6 8–11 2–5 7–12 2–7 9–9
Tampa Bay 1–6 8–11 5–14 2–4 3–3 3–3 6–3 5–4 4–15 2–7 5–2 2–7 9–9 15–3
Texas 10–9 2–5 5–4 3–6 8–1 5–4 5–4 2–5 4–5 9–11 12–7 7–2 7–2 10–8
Toronto 5–4 8–11 5–14 4–3 2–5 2–4 3–3 2–4 7–12 3–6 7–2 9–9 2–7 8–10


Notable transactions[edit]

  • February 10, 2004: Midre Cummings was signed as a Free Agent with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.[1]
  • July 30, 2004: Scott Kazmir was traded by the New York Mets with Jose Diaz to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Bartolomé Fortunato and Víctor Zambrano.[2]
  • August 19, 2004: Randall Simon was signed as a Free Agent with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.[3]
  • September 10, 2004: Randall Simon was released by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.[3]

Roster[edit]

2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[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

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Durham Bulls International League Bill Evers
AA Montgomery Biscuits Southern League Charlie Montoyo
A Bakersfield Blaze California League Mako Oliveras
A Charleston RiverDogs South Atlantic League Steve Livesey
A-Short Season Hudson Valley Renegades New York–Penn League Dave Howard
Rookie Princeton Devil Rays Appalachian League Jamie Nelson

[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/cummimi01.shtml
  2. ^ Scott Kazmir Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ a b Randall Simon Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]