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2004 standings

Atlanta;96-66;.593; --

Philadephia;86-76;.531;10

Florida;83-79;.512;13

New York;71-91;.438;25

Montreal;67-95;.414;29

1. FLORIDA MARLINS

Lineup

CF Juan Pierre

2B Luis Castillo

RF Miguel Cabrera

1B Carlos Delgado

3B Mike Lowell

LF Jeff Conine

C Paul LoDuca

SS Alex Gonzalez

Rotation

RHP Josh Beckett

RHP A.J. Burnett

LHP Dontrelle Willis

LHP Al Leiter

RHP Ismael Valdez

Closer:

RHP Guillermo Mota

Best move: Delgado has hit more than 30 homers for eight straight seasons, and provides a perfect left-handed bat to place between righties Cabrera and Lowell.

Biggest loss: Closer Armando Benitez finally caputred his enormous potential with 49 saves and a 1.29 ERA, but signed with San Francisco.


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