On April 12, 2004 — In front of a sellout crowd of 41,626 fans, the Phillies play their first game in their $458 million Pattison Avenue ballpark. On a cloudy day, the Citizens Bank Park history begins with a 4-1 loss to the Reds with right fielder Bobby Abreu hitting the park’s first homer, accounting for Philadelphia’s only run. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will display the bat used by Abreu. Abreu’s opposite field blast came off Paul Wilson in the bottom of the first tying the game at 1.

Randy Wolf the Phillies starter allowed single runs in 1st and 2nd the Red and allowed 4 over 6. The Philles could not solve Wilson leading to the opening day loss.

 

 

 

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Cincinnati Reds 4, Philadelphia Phillies 1

Game Played on Monday, April 12, 2004 (D) at Citizens Bank Park

CIN N    1  1  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   4 11  0
PHI N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0

BOX+PBP
WP: Wilson (2-0)
LP: Wolf (0-1)
SV: Graves (4)
HR: Abreu (1)

Play by Play

 

REDS 1ST: Jimenez doubled; Larkin grounded out (second to first)
[Jimenez to third]; Wolf threw a wild pitch [Jimenez scored];
Griffey struck out; Kearns struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Byrd grounded out (second to first); Polanco flied
to left; Abreu homered; Thome doubled to right; Burrell lined to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Phillies 1.

REDS 2ND: Casey lined to shortstop; Dunn doubled; LaRue walked;
Freel singled to center [Dunn scored, LaRue to second]; Wilson
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [LaRue to third,
Freel to second]; Jimenez flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 2, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 2ND: Lieberthal lined to left; Rollins grounded out
(first unassisted); Bell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Phillies 1.

REDS 3RD: Larkin flied to center; Griffey flied to right; Kearns
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 3RD: Wolf singled to center [Wolf out at second (center
to second to first)]; Byrd walked; Byrd stole second; Polanco
grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilson threw a wild pitch
[Byrd to third]; Abreu walked; Thome grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Phillies 1.

REDS 4TH: Casey grounded out (second to first); Dunn flied to
left; LaRue singled to left; Freel walked [LaRue to second];
Wilson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 4TH: Burrell flied to left; Lieberthal grounded out
(third to first); Rollins grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Phillies 1.

REDS 5TH: Jimenez singled to center; Larkin singled to right
[Jimenez to second]; Griffey doubled to left [Jimenez scored,
Larkin to third]; Kearns grounded out (third to first); Casey
hit a sacrifice fly to left [Larkin scored]; Dunn walked; LaRue
flied to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 5TH: CASTRO REPLACED LARKIN (PLAYING SS); Bell popped
to second; GLANVILLE BATTED FOR WOLF; Glanville grounded out
(second to first); Byrd struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
4, Phillies 1.

REDS 6TH: MADSON REPLACED GLANVILLE (PITCHING); Freel struck
out; Wilson singled to left; Jimenez grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Wilson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 6TH: Polanco popped to first; Abreu flied to center;
Thome singled to center; Burrell forced Thome (third to second);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Phillies 1.

REDS 7TH: Castro grounded out (third to first); Griffey walked;
Kearns struck out; Casey flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 4, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 7TH: Lieberthal lined to left; Rollins grounded out
(second to first); Bell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
4, Phillies 1.

REDS 8TH: Dunn singled to right; LaRue struck out; Freel singled
to right [Dunn to second]; On a bunt Wilson struck out; Jimenez
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4,
Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 8TH: LEDEE BATTED FOR MADSON; CASTRO CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 3B); OLMEDO REPLACED FREEL (PLAYING SS); Ledee singled
to left; Byrd lined to center; Polanco singled to right [Ledee
to second]; NORTON REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Abreu flied to
left; Thome was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 4, Phillies 1.

REDS 9TH: CORMIER REPLACED LEDEE (PITCHING); Castro struck out;
Griffey grounded out (first to pitcher); Kearns tripled to
center; Casey grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 4, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 9TH: GRAVES REPLACED NORTON (PITCHING); Burrell popped
to shortstop; Lieberthal grounded out (third to first); Rollins
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4,
Phillies 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             4  11   0   10
 Phillies         1   6   0    6