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Monday, August 26,1996

Monday, August 26,1996

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1996 reg season Aug 26,1996 Oakland Athletics  11  Baltimore Orioles  12  box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Randy Myers Mark Acre -- 43,361 4:07
1996 reg season Aug 26,1996 Boston Red Sox  4  California Angels  1  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Tim Wakefield Jason Dickson -- 16,886 2:08
1996 reg season Aug 26,1996 Milwaukee Brewers  3  Chicago White Sox  2  box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Cal Eldred Wilson Alvarez Doug Jones 19,637 3:19
1996 reg season Aug 26,1996 Cleveland Indians  2  Detroit Tigers  1  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Charles Nagy Felipe Lira -- 22,349 2:14
1996 reg season Aug 26,1996 New York Yankees  1  Seattle Mariners  2  box | pbp Kingdome Bobby Ayala Graeme Lloyd Norm Charlton 32,857 2:59
1996 reg season Aug 26,1996 Minnesota Twins  3  Toronto Blue Jays  5  box | pbp Rogers Centre Juan Guzman Brad Radke Mike Timlin 31,134 2:30
1996 reg season Aug 26,1996 Cincinnati Reds  5  Colorado Rockies  9  box | pbp Coors Field Bill Swift Kevin Jarvis Roger Bailey 48,093 2:06
1996 reg season Aug 26,1996 St. Louis Cardinals  3  Houston Astros  2  box | pbp Astrodome Andy Benes Mike Hampton Dennis Eckersley 21,624 3:07
1996 reg season Aug 26,1996 Philadelphia Phillies  0  San Francisco Giants  1  box | pbp Candlestick Park William VanLandingham Curt Schilling Rod Beck 8,640 2:17
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 130 74 56 .569 0.0 680 644 36 L2 32-30 42-26 1 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 131 70 61 .534 4.5 785 746 39 W1 34-28 35-34 2 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 132 67 65 .508 8.0 759 759 0 W3 27-36 40-29 3 7 14 -- dnq
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 132 62 70 .470 13.0 663 687 -24 W1 33-37 29-33 4 11 20 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 131 47 84 .359 27.5 651 894 -243 L1 22-49 25-35 5 14 28 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 131 78 53 .595 0.0 763 640 123 W2 40-27 38-26 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 133 70 63 .526 9.0 741 660 81 L1 35-34 35-29 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 131 65 66 .496 13.0 744 743 1 L2 32-29 33-37 3 8 16 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 132 63 69 .477 15.5 752 744 8 W1 32-34 31-35 4 9 18 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 132 59 73 .447 19.5 622 651 -29 L1 32-33 27-40 5 13 24 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 132 75 57 .568 0.0 784 648 136 W1 32-33 43-24 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 130 67 63 .515 7.0 799 750 49 W1 35-30 32-33 2 6 13 -- dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 134 63 71 .470 13.0 714 755 -41 L1 33-35 30-36 3 10 19 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 131 61 70 .466 13.5 644 780 -136 L1 25-42 36-28 4 12 22 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 129 81 48 .628 0.0 635 481 154 L1 33-25 48-23 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 129 70 59 .543 11.0 627 558 69 L1 32-34 38-25 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 131 61 70 .466 21.0 546 585 -39 W3 19-44 42-26 3 10 21 -- dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 131 59 72 .450 23.0 622 646 -24 L4 25-44 34-28 4 11 23 -- dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 132 53 79 .402 29.5 520 655 -135 L3 26-44 27-35 5 14 27 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 132 70 62 .530 0.0 637 648 -11 L1 32-35 38-27 1 5 9 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 131 69 62 .527 0.5 605 581 24 W1 34-34 35-28 2 6 10 -- Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 128 64 64 .500 4.0 628 598 30 W1 28-33 36-31 3 8 15 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 130 64 66 .492 5.0 598 641 -43 L4 31-35 33-31 4 9 17 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 130 55 75 .423 14.0 597 678 -81 L2 28-39 27-36 5 13 26 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 132 72 60 .545 0.0 651 563 88 W2 34-29 38-31 1 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 130 70 60 .538 1.0 555 539 16 W4 33-32 37-28 2 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 132 69 63 .523 3.0 800 783 17 W3 23-43 46-20 3 7 12 -- dnq
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 129 56 73 .434 14.5 611 676 -65 W2 25-39 31-34 4 12 25 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Adam Eaton Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed out of draft (Washington HS)
Seth Greisinger Detroit Tigers Hist Signed out of draft (Virginia)
Sean Spencer Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (Washington)
Pat Mahomes Boston Red Sox Hist Traded from Minnesota Twins to Boston Red Sox for Brian Looney (12/17/1996)
Gregg Olson Houston Astros Hist Traded from Detroit Tigers to Houston Astros for Kevin Gallaher (8/27/1996) and Pedro Santana (8/27/1996)
Armando Benitez Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bill Swift Colorado Rockies Hist Activated from Disabled List
7 record(s)