2004 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record72–89 (.447)
Divisional place5th
Other information
Owner(s)Kevin McClatchy
General manager(s)Dave Littlefield
Manager(s)Lloyd McClendon
Local televisionFox Sports Net Pittsburgh
Local radioKDKA-AM
(Steve Blass, Greg Brown, Lanny Frattare, Bob Walk)
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The 2004 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 123rd season of the franchise; the 118th in the National League. This was their fourth season at PNC Park. The Pirates finished fifth in the National League Central with a record of 72–89.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

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


Game log

2004 Game Log (72–89)
April (10–11)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
1 April 5 Phillies 2–1 Wells Millwood Mesa 35,702 1–0
2 April 7 Phillies 4–5 Cormier Boehringer Wagner 15,126 1–1
3 April 8 Phillies 6–2 Vogelsong Padilla Mesa 9,689 2–1
4 April 9 @ Reds 1–5 Harang Fogg 27,713 2–2
5 April 10 @ Reds 1–3 Lidle Wells Graves 23,449 2–3
6 April 11 @ Reds 4–3 Perez Haynes Mesa 16,925 3–3
7 April 12 @ Cubs 13–2 Benson Maddux Meadows 40,483 4–3
8 April 14 @ Cubs 3–8 Clement Vogelsong 38,968 4–4
9 April 15 @ Cubs 5–10 Zambrano Fogg 39,450 4–5
10 April 16 @ Mets 7–6 Wells Moreno Mesa 18,554 5–5
11 April 17 @ Mets 2–1 Meadows Trachsel Mesa 40,172 6–5
12 April 18 @ Mets 8–1 Benson Seo 44,345 7–5
13 April 20 Cubs 1–9 Zambrano Vogelsong 11,746 7–6
14 April 21 Cubs 1–12 Mitre Fogg 9,933 7–7
15 April 23 Reds 4–6 Wilson Wells Graves 17,350 7–8
16 April 24 Reds 7–9 Van Poppel Benson Graves 24,732 7–9
17 April 25 Reds 6–0 Perez Acevedo 13,264 8–9
18 April 26 Reds 2–5 Harang Vogelsong Graves 8,579 8–10
19 April 28 Astros 4–2 Torres Oswalt Mesa 9,813 9–10
20 April 29 Astros 0–2 Pettitte Wells Dotel 19,485 9–11
21 April 30 @ Brewers 4–2 Benson Sheets Mesa 17,533 10–11
May (13–13)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
22 May 1 @ Brewers 8–7 (10) Boyd Vizcaino Mesa 25,134 11–11
23 May 2 @ Brewers 4–3 (11) Meadows Bennett Mesa 16,392 12–11
24 May 4 @ Astros 3–4 Pettitte Fogg Lidge 31,083 12–12
25 May 5 @ Astros 2–6 Clemens Wells 35,883 12–13
26 May 6 @ Astros 2–5 Miller Benson 36,055 12–14
27 May 7 Dodgers 0–4 Alvarez Perez 20,944 12–15
28 May 8 Dodgers 3–4 Mota Torres Gagne 26,610 12–16
29 May 9 Dodgers 7–9 (14) Falkenborg Grabow 16,554 12–17
30 May 11 @ Rockies 15–10 (12) Torres Lopez 21,123 13–17
31 May 13 @ Rockies 5–7 Estes Benson Chacon 13–18
32 May 13 @ Rockies 11–2 Perez Jennings 20,041 14–18
33 May 14 @ Giants 4–2 Boehringer Rodriguez Mesa 39,955 15–18
34 May 15 @ Giants 6–4 Fogg Tomko Mesa 41,042 16–18
35 May 16 @ Giants 8–1 Wells Williams 40,705 17–18
36 May 19 Padres 3–6 Lawrence Johnston Hoffman 17–19
37 May 19 Padres 3–7 Peavy Perez 13,366 17–20
38 May 20 Padres 9–7 Gonzalez Puffer Mesa 11,029 18–20
39 May 22 Brewers 3–1 Fogg Sheets Mesa 25,736 19–20
40 May 23 Brewers 1–2 Vizcaino Meadows Kolb 19,326 19–21
41 May 26 @ Cardinals 11–8 Benson Marquis 29,526 20–21
42 May 27 @ Cardinals 3–6 Suppan Vogelsong Isringhausen 31,107 20–22
43 May 28 Cubs 9–5 Torres Borowski 21–22
44 May 28 Cubs 5–4 (10) Gonzalez Beltran 24,657 22–22
45 May 29 Cubs 10–7 Fogg Mitre 37,806 23–22
46 May 30 Cubs 1–12 Zambrano Grabow 30,392 23–23
47 May 31 Cardinals 3–8 Marquis Benson 12,582 23–24
June (9–19)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
48 June 1 Cardinals 1–8 Suppan Vogelsong 11,540 23–25
49 June 2 Cardinals 3–5 Carpenter Johnston Isringhausen 12,100 23–26
50 June 3 Cardinals 2–4 Williams Perez Isringhausen 15,386 23–27
51 June 4 @ Cubs 2–1 Torres Borowski Mesa 40,024 24–27
52 June 5 @ Cubs 1–6 Zambrano Benson 39,387 24–28
53 June 6 @ Cubs 1–4 Maddux Vogelsong Hawkins 39,016 24–29
54 June 7 @ Rangers 5–6 (10) Cordero Johnston 25,286 24–30
55 June 10 @ Rangers 7–9 Francisco Meadows Cordero 24–31
56 June 10 @ Rangers 4–10 Rogers Fogg 27,219 24–32
57 June 11 @ Athletics 1–6 Hudson Benson 23,435 24–33
58 June 12 @ Athletics 11–12 Rhodes Corey 24,606 24–34
59 June 13 @ Athletics 3–13 Mulder Wells 34,328 24–35
60 June 15 Angels 2–4 Shields Torres Rodriguez 19,035 24–36
61 June 16 Angels 5–3 Fogg Lackey Mesa 22,404 25–36
62 June 17 Angels 5–2 Benson Colon Mesa 15,395 26–36
63 June 18 Mariners 4–5 Moyer Vogelsong Guardado 29,601 26–37
64 June 19 Mariners 1–5 Piñeiro Burnett 24,341 26–38
65 June 20 Mariners 4–5 Garcia Perez Guardado 30,217 26–39
66 June 21 @ Astros 5–7 Bullinger Fogg Dotel 33,443 26–40
67 June 22 @ Astros 4–5 Oswalt Benson Lidge 31,819 26–41
68 June 23 @ Astros 7–2 Vogelsong Munro 34,242 27–41
69 June 24 @ Astros 2–3 Clemens Burnett Lidge 39,851 27–42
70 June 25 @ Reds 4–6 Acevedo Torres Graves 41,959 27–43
71 June 26 @ Reds 1–0 Corey Jones Mesa 41,376 28–43
72 June 27 @ Reds 14–4 Fogg Wilson 35,262 29–43
73 June 28 Cardinals 2–1 Mesa Tavarez 15,544 30–43
74 June 29 Cardinals 3–0 Burnett Carpenter Mesa 18,152 31–43
75 June 30 Cardinals 6–5 Mesa Tavarez 22,368 32–43
July (17–10)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
76 July 2 Brewers 8–1 Perez Davis 33–43
77 July 2 Brewers 13–2 Fogg Wise 30,047 34–43
78 July 3 Brewers 5–3 Benson Obermueller Mesa 28,443 35–43
79 July 4 Brewers 6–2 Burnett Capuano Mesa 19,029 36–43
80 July 5 @ Marlins 3–1 Wells Beckett Mesa 13,224 37–43
81 July 6 @ Marlins 3–6 Bump Corey Benitez 12,330 37–44
82 July 7 @ Marlins 4–3 Perez Pavano Mesa 15,135 38–44
83 July 8 @ Expos 1–2 Ayala Grabow Cordero 7,746 38–45
84 July 9 @ Expos 11–0 Burnett Hill 7,436 39–45
85 July 10 @ Expos 0–4 Biddle Wells 8,780 39–46
86 July 11 @ Expos 1–2 Downs Fogg Cordero 8,101 39–47
87 July 16 Marlins 6–2 Benson Burnett Mesa 28,563 40–47
88 July 17 Marlins 4–2 Torres Benitez Mesa 26,729 41–47
89 July 18 Marlins 4–2 Torres Koch Mesa 18,048 42–47
90 July 19 Expos 2–6 Horgan Grabow 14,787 42–48
91 July 20 Expos 2–1 Burnett Hernandez Mesa 18,075 43–48
92 July 21 @ Braves 4–3 Benson Byrd Mesa 30,131 44–48
93 July 22 @ Braves 1–2 (10) Reitsma Torres 32,963 44–49
94 July 23 Reds 6–3 Perez Acevedo Mesa 37,703 45–49
95 July 24 Reds 14–4 Grabow Harang 37,752 46–49
96 July 25 Reds 6–5 Burnett Van Poppel Mesa 24,962 47–49
97 July 26 Braves 2–4 Wright Benson Smoltz 19,164 47–50
98 July 27 Braves 8–4 Gonzalez Gryboski 15,946 48–50
99 July 28 Braves 0–1 Ortiz Perez Smoltz 22,977 48–51
100 July 29 Braves 2–3 Cruz Mesa Smoltz 25,988 48–52
101 July 30 @ Brewers 0–5 Davis Burnett 34,702 48–53
102 July 31 @ Brewers 4–1 Vogelsong Santos Mesa 35,152 49–53
August (12–17)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
103 August 1 @ Brewers 7–8 Vizcaino Meadows 25,047 49–54
104 August 3 @ Dodgers 2–3 Penny Perez Gagne 34,581 49–55
105 August 4 @ Dodgers 1–2 Lima Fogg Gagne 34,792 49–56
106 August 5 @ Dodgers 3–8 Weaver Burnett 38,852 49–57
107 August 6 @ Padres 1–13 Peavy Vogelsong 40,026 49–58
108 August 7 @ Padres 3–1 Wells Wells Mesa 40,681 50–58
109 August 8 @ Padres 4–2 Perez Lawrence Mesa 39,742 51–58
110 August 10 Giants 8–7 Mesa Herges 24,930 52–58
111 August 11 Giants 8–6 (11) Grabow Hermanson 25,814 53–58
112 August 12 Giants 0–7 Schmidt Vogelsong 24,446 53–59
113 August 13 Rockies 3–9 Fassero Wells 27,522 53–60
114 August 14 Rockies 6–1 Perez Wright 37,312 54–60
115 August 15 Rockies 3–0 Fogg Kennedy Mesa 24,862 55–60
116 August 16 @ Diamondbacks 8–7 (10) Mesa Aquino Gonzalez 28,768 56–60
117 August 17 @ Diamondbacks 7–1 Vogelsong Randolph 30,030 57–60
118 August 18 @ Diamondbacks 3–6 Fossum Van Benschoten Aquino 28,066 57–61
119 August 19 @ Cardinals 3–2 (10) Mesa Kline Grabow 33,854 58–61
120 August 20 @ Cardinals 4–5 Haren Fogg Isringhausen 32,062 58–62
121 August 20 @ Cardinals 3–5 Carpenter Gonzalez Isringhausen 38,640 58–63
122 August 21 @ Cardinals 6–10 Suppan Burnett 46,017 58–64
123 August 22 @ Cardinals 4–11 Morris Vogelsong Kline 35,345 58–65
124 August 23 Diamondbacks 4–5 Nance Grabow Aquino 25,154 58–66
125 August 24 Diamondbacks 3–1 Perez Gonzalez Mesa 16,332 59–66
126 August 25 Diamondbacks 2–1 Fogg Johnson Mesa 24,853 60–66
127 August 27 Cardinals 5–8 Suppan Vogelsong Isringhausen 27,475 60–67
128 August 28 Cardinals 4–6 Morris Figueroa Isringhausen 19,167 60–68
129 August 29 Cardinals 0–4 Marquis Perez Tavarez 25,005 60–69
130 August 30 @ Brewers 5–1 Fogg Hendrickson 23,512 61–69
131 August 31 @ Brewers 2–4 Wise Van Benschoten Kolb 13,704 61–70
September (9–18)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
132 September 1 @ Brewers 5–2 (10) Torres Bennett Mesa 15,625 62–70
133 September 2 @ Brewers 1–7 Sheets Williams 11,763 62–71
134 September 3 @ Astros 6–8 Clemens Perez Lidge 40,992 62–72
135 September 4 @ Astros 5–6 Qualls Figueroa Lidge 38,605 62–73
136 September 5 @ Astros 5–10 Munro Van Benschoten 40,569 62–74
137 September 6 Brewers 5–9 Glover Vogelsong Kolb 12,771 62–75
138 September 7 Brewers 2–0 Williams Sheets Mesa 20,563 63–75
139 September 9 Astros 3–1 Perez Hernandez Mesa 64–75
140 September 9 Astros 2–9 Gallo Fogg 10,495 64–76
141 September 10 Astros 6–1 Van Benschoten Munro 26,097 65–76
142 September 11 Astros 5–2 Vogelsong Backe Mesa 14,877 66–76
143 September 12 Astros 4–5 (10) Lidge Mesa Qualls 11,521 66–77
144 September 13 @ Cubs 2–7 Maddux Brooks 38,326 66–78
145 September 14 @ Cubs 2–3 (12) Wellemeyer Meadows 38,676 66–79
146 September 15 @ Cubs 5–13 Wuertz Perez Dempster 38,395 66–80
147 September 18 Mets 7–8 (10) Yates Torres Looper 19,236 66–81
148 September 19 Mets 1–0 Vogelsong Heilman Mesa 67–81
149 September 19 Mets 6–1 Williams Benson 18,219 68–81
150 September 21 Cubs 4–5 (10) Hawkins Torres Dempster 12,701 68–82
151 September 22 Cubs 0–1 Zambrano Perez Remlinger 22,257 68–83
152 September 23 Cubs 3–6 Maddux Figueroa Hawkins 13,298 68–84
153 September 24 Reds 8–14 Harang Vogelsong 29,066 68–85
154 September 25 Reds 4–7 Wilson Williams Valentine 26,500 68–86
155 September 26 Reds 4–2 Fogg Acevedo Mesa 23,841 69–86
156 September 27 @ Phillies 6–1 Perez Milton 30,268 70–86
157 September 29 @ Phillies 4–8 Padilla Snell 70–87
158 September 29 @ Phillies 3–8 Myers Torres 33,127 70–88
October (2–1)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
159 October 1 @ Reds 1–5 Wilson Williams 26,841 70–89
160 October 2 @ Reds 3–1 Fogg Van Poppel Mesa 26,128 71–89
161 October 3 @ Reds 2–0 Perez Claussen Mesa 30,854 72–89
Legend:        = Win        = Loss
Bold = Pirates team member

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


Detailed records

Roster

2004 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Opening Day lineup

Opening Day Starters
Name Position
Tike Redman CF
Jason Kendall C
Raúl Mondesí LF
Randall Simon 1B
Craig Wilson RF
Bobby Hill 2B
Chris Stynes 3B
Jack Wilson SS
Kip Wells SP

Awards and honors

2004 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Statistics

Hitting
Pitching

Transactions

Draft picks

Main article: 2004 Major League Baseball draft

2004 Top 10 Rounds Draft Picks[9]
Rd # Player Pos DOB and Age School
1 11 Neil Walker C (1985-09-10)September 10, 1985 (aged 18) Pine-Richland High School (Gibsonia, Pennsylvania)
2 52 Brian Bixler SS (1982-10-22)October 22, 1982 (aged 21) Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, Michigan)
3 82 Eddie Prasch 3B (1986-01-25)January 25, 1986 (aged 18) Milton High School (Milton, Georgia)
4 112 Joe Bauserman RHP (1985-10-04)October 4, 1985 (aged 18) Lincoln High School (Tallahassee, Florida)
5 142 Kyle Bloom LHP (1983-02-21)February 21, 1983 (aged 21) Illinois State University (Normal, Illinois)
6 172 A.J. Johnson OF (1983-09-26)September 26, 1983 (aged 20) Tallahassee Community College (Tallahassee, Florida)
7 202 Jason Quarles RHP (1983-04-20)April 20, 1983 (aged 21) Southern University and A&M College (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
8 232 Eric Ridener RHP (1985-09-11)September 11, 1985 (aged 18) J. P. Taravella High School (Coral Springs, Florida)
9 262 Chris Covington OF (1985-12-12)December 12, 1985 (aged 18) Brookwood High School (Snellville, Georgia)
10 292 Derek Hankins RHP (1983-07-01)July 1, 1983 (aged 20) University of Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee)
Note

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

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
A-Short Season Williamsport Crosscutters New York–Penn League Jeff Branson
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Hickory

References

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ "Jeff D'Amico Stats | Baseball-Reference.com".
  3. ^ a b Randall Simon Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ a b Raúl Mondesí Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  6. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  7. ^ "Scott Sheldon Stats".
  8. ^ Kris Benson Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ "2004 Pittsburgh Pirates Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft". Baseball-Reference.