2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays season

2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays season

Template:MLB yearly infobox 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, and managed to finish the season with a record of 70-91, finishing out of last for the first time ever. Their manager was Lou Piniella who entered his 2nd season with the Devil Rays.

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L GB Pct.
New York Yankees 101 61 -- .623
Boston Red Sox 98 64 3 .605
Baltimore Orioles 78 84 23 .481
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 70 91 30½ .435
Toronto Blue Jays 67 94 33½ .416

Notable transactions

  • 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 Bartolome Fortunato and Victor 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

2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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

Starting pitchers

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

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

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

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
Short-Season A Hudson Valley Renegades New York-Penn League Dave Howard
Rookie Princeton Devil Rays Appalachian League Jamie Nelson
[4]

References

External links

  • 2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays team page at www.baseball-almanac.com