2004 Baltimore Orioles season

The 2004 Baltimore Orioles season involved the Orioles finishing 3rd in the American League East with a record of 78 wins and 84 losses. The team led Major League Baseball in at bats (5,736) and hits (1,614).[1]

2004 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record78–84 (.481)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Peter Angelos
General manager(s)Jim Beattie/Mike Flanagan
Manager(s)Lee Mazzilli
Local televisionWJZ-TV
WNUV
WDCA
Comcast SportsNet
(Jim Palmer, Michael Reghi, Buck Martinez, Fred Manfra)
Local radioWBAL (AM)
(Fred Manfra, Jim Hunter, Joe Angel)
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Offseason

  • December 3, 2003: Bill Haselman was signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Orioles.[2]
  • February 5, 2004: Clay Bellinger was signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Orioles.[3]
  • March 15, 2004: B.J. Surhoff was signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Orioles.[4]

Regular season

Season standings

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

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

July 6, 2004: Ken Huckaby was selected off waivers by the Baltimore Orioles from the Texas Rangers.[5]

Roster

2004 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Ottawa Lynx International League Tim Leiper
AA Bowie Baysox Eastern League Dave Trembley
A Frederick Keys Carolina League Tom Lawless
A Delmarva Shorebirds South Atlantic League Bien Figueroa
A-Short Season Aberdeen IronBirds New York–Penn League Don Buford
Rookie Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Gary Kendall

[6][7]

References

  1. ^ "2004 MLB Team Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/h/haselbi01.shtml
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/b/bellicl01.shtml
  4. ^ B.J. Surhoff Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ Ken Huckaby Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
  7. ^ Baseball America 2005 Directory.
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