2004 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record76–86 (.469)
Divisional place4th
Other information
Owner(s)Carl Lindner
General manager(s)Dan O'Brien Jr.
Manager(s)Dave Miley
Local televisionFSN Ohio
(George Grande, Chris Welsh)
Local radioWLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall, Steve Stewart)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 2004 Cincinnati Reds season was the 135th season for the franchise in Major League Baseball, and their second season at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. They improved on their 69–93 record from 2003 but missed the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season.

Offseason

Regular season

Season summary

The Reds finished with a final record of 76–86. That earned them fourth place in their division. They finished 29 games behind the division winner and eventual National League champion, the St. Louis Cardinals. The Reds also finished 16 games behind the second place team and National League wild card winner, the Houston Astros. The Reds finished 13 games behind the third place team, the Chicago Cubs. They finished 3½ games ahead of the fifth place team, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and 8½ games ahead of the sixth place team, the Milwaukee Brewers.

Season standings

National League Central

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 105 57 0.648 53–28 52–29
Houston Astros 92 70 0.568 13 48–33 44–37
Chicago Cubs 89 73 0.549 16 45–37 44–36
Cincinnati Reds 76 86 0.469 29 40–41 36–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 72 89 0.447 32½ 39–41 33–48
Milwaukee Brewers 67 94 0.416 37½ 36–45 31–49


Record vs. opponents


Source: [1]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 2–4 4–2 3–3 6–13 3–4 2–4 3–16 3–3 0–6 3–4 1–5 2–4 7–12 5–14 1–5 6–12
Atlanta 4–2 3–3 2–4 4–2 14–5 3–3 4–3 4–2 15–4 12–7 10–9 4–2 3–3 4–3 2–4 8–10
Chicago 2–4 3–3 9–8 5–1 3–3 10–9 2–4 10–7 3–3 4–2 3–3 13–5 4–2 2–4 8–11 8–4
Cincinnati 3–3 4–2 8–9 3–3 4–2 6–11 4–2 10–8 4–2 3–3 3–3 9–10 2–4 3–3 5–14 5-7
Colorado 13–6 2–4 1–5 3–3 1–5 1–5 8–11 2–4 2–4 1–5 5–3 2–4 10–9 8–11 1–5 8–10
Florida 4–3 5–14 3–3 2–4 5–1 3–3 3–3 4–2 11–8 15–4 12–7 1–5 4–2 2–5 2–4 7–11
Houston 4–2 3–3 9–10 11–6 5–1 3-3 1–5 13–6 2–4 2–4 6–0 12–5 2–4 2–4 10–8 7–5
Los Angeles 16–3 3–4 4–2 2–4 11–8 3–3 5–1 3–3 4–3 3–3 1–5 6–0 10–9 10–9 2–4 10–8
Milwaukee 3–3 2–4 7–10 8–10 4–2 2–4 6–13 3–3 5–1 2–4 0–6 6–12 2–4 1–5 8–9 8–4
Montreal 6–0 4–15 3–3 2–4 4–2 8-11 4–2 3–4 1–5 9–10 7–12 4–2 1–6 1–5 3–3 7–11
New York 4–3 7–12 2–4 3–3 5–1 4–15 4–2 3–3 4–2 10–9 8–11 1–5 1–6 4–2 1–5 10–8
Philadelphia 5-1 9–10 3–3 3–3 3–5 7–12 0–6 5–1 6–0 12–7 11–8 3–3 5–1 2–4 3–3 9–9
Pittsburgh 4–2 2–4 5–13 10–9 4–2 5–1 5–12 0–6 12–6 2–4 5–1 3–3 3–3 5–1 5–12 2–10
San Diego 12–7 3–3 2–4 4–2 9–10 2–4 4–2 9–10 4–2 6–1 6–1 1–5 3–3 12–7 2–4 8–10
San Francisco 14–5 3–4 4–2 3–3 11–8 5–2 4–2 9–10 5–1 5–1 2–4 4–2 1–5 7–12 3–3 11–7
St. Louis 5–1 4–2 11–8 14–5 5–1 4-2 8–10 4–2 9–8 3–3 5–1 3–3 12–5 4–2 3–3 11–1


Notable transactions

Roster

2004 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
C Jason LaRue 114 390 98 .251 14 55
1B Sean Casey 146 571 185 .324 24 99
2B D'Angelo Jiménez 152 563 152 .270 12 67
SS Barry Larkin 111 346 100 .289 8 44
3B Ryan Freel 143 505 140 .277 3 28
LF Adam Dunn 161 568 151 .266 46 102
CF Ken Griffey Jr. 83 300 76 .253 20 60
RF Austin Kearns 64 217 50 .230 9 32

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
Wily Mo Peña 110 336 87 .259 26 66
Juan Castro 111 299 73 .244 5 26
Felipe López 79 264 64 .242 7 31
Javier Valentín 82 202 47 .233 6 20
Jacob Cruz 96 147 33 .224 3 28
Brandon Larson 40 118 25 .212 3 14
Tim Hummel 56 110 24 .218 1 7
Darren Bragg 38 94 18 .191 4 9
Anderson Machado 17 56 15 .268 0 4
John Vander Wal 42 51 6 .118 2 4
Corky Miller 13 39 1 .026 0 3
Jermaine Clark 14 30 4 .133 0 2
Jason Romano 22 26 4 .154 1 3
Ray Olmedo 8 1 0 .000 0 0

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
Paul Wilson 29 183.2 11 6 4.36 117
Aaron Harang 28 161.0 10 9 4.86 125
Cory Lidle 24 149.0 7 10 5.32 93
Brandon Claussen 14 66.0 2 8 6.14 45
Josh Hancock 12 54.2 5 1 4.45 31
Luke Hudson 9 48.1 4 2 2.42 38
Jung Bong 3 15.1 1 1 4.70 11
Jesús Sánchez 3 14.1 0 2 7.53 8

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
José Acevedo 39 157.2 5 12 5.94 117
Todd Van Poppel 48 115.1 4 6 6.09 72
Jimmy Haynes 5 15.0 0 3 9.60 8

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
John Riedling 70 5 3 0 5.10 46
Phil Norton 69 2 5 0 5.07 48
Danny Graves 68 1 6 41 3.95 40
Todd Jones 51 8 2 1 3.79 37
Ryan Wagner 49 3 2 0 4.70 37
Gabe White 40 1 2 1 6.23 33
Mike Matthews 35 2 1 0 6.30 15
Joe Valentine 24 2 3 4 5.22 29
Brian Reith 22 2 2 0 7.27 24
Juan Padilla 12 1 0 0 10.67 12
Aaron Myette 5 0 0 0 8.31 6

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Bats International League Rick Burleson
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Jayhawk Owens
A Potomac Cannons Carolina League Edgar Caceres
A Dayton Dragons Midwest League Alonzo Powell
Rookie GCL Reds Gulf Coast League Freddie Benavides
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Donnie Scott

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References

  1. ^ a b c John Vander Wal Statistics – Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Kenny Kelly Statistics – Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007