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2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Major league affiliations
2004 information
Owner(s) Vince Naimoli
Manager(s) Lou Piniella
Local television FSN Florida
(Joe Magrane, Dewayne Staats)
Local radio WFLA
(Paul Olden, Charlie Slowes)

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 12 .481
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 70 91 30.5 .435
Toronto Blue Jays 67 94 33.5 .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]


2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


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
Relief pitchers
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



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  2. ^ Scott Kazmir Statistics -
  3. ^ a b Randall Simon Statistics -
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007


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