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Saturday, August 31,1996

Saturday, August 31,1996

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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 31,1996 New York Yankees  14  California Angels  3  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Jimmy Key Jason Dickson -- 28,749 2:55
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 Kansas City Royals  3  Detroit Tigers  1  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Doug Linton Felipe Lira Jeff Montgomery 16,270 2:53
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 Minnesota Twins  2  Milwaukee Brewers  3  box | pbp County Stadium Doug Jones Rich Robertson Mike Fetters 20,187 2:59
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 Boston Red Sox  0  Oakland Athletics  8  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Willie Adams Tim Wakefield -- 32,116 2:17
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 Baltimore Orioles  7  Seattle Mariners  6  box | pbp Kingdome Scott Erickson Chris Bosio Armando Benitez 42,092 3:32
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 Cleveland Indians  3  Texas Rangers  6  box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Darren Oliver Jack McDowell Ed Vosberg 46,319 2:32
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 Chicago White Sox  5  Toronto Blue Jays  1  box | pbp Rogers Centre Wilson Alvarez Huck Flener -- 32,141 2:42
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 Atlanta Braves  0  Chicago Cubs  12  box | pbp Wrigley Field Frank Castillo Denny Neagle Terry Adams 38,691 2:54
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 Florida Marlins  8  Cincinnati Reds  22  box | pbp Cinergy Field Kevin Jarvis Kurt Miller -- 25,196 3:16
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 San Diego Padres  2  Montreal Expos  4  box | pbp Stade Olympique Omar Daal Bob Tewksbury Mel Rojas 18,235 2:28
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 San Francisco Giants  2  New York Mets  7  box | pbp Shea Stadium Robert Person Tim Scott Doug Henry 23,636 2:59
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 Los Angeles Dodgers  11  Philadelphia Phillies  7  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Ismael Valdez Curt Schilling Antonio Osuna 24,821 2:53
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 Houston Astros  5  Pittsburgh Pirates  4  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Xavier Hernandez John Ericks John Hudek 27,559 3:22
1996 reg season Aug 31,1996 Colorado Rockies  1  St. Louis Cardinals  2  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Andy Benes Roger Bailey Dennis Eckersley 35,804 2:36
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 135 76 59 .563 0.0 709 680 29 W2 34-33 42-26 1 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 136 73 63 .537 3.5 806 767 39 W2 36-29 36-35 2 4 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 136 69 67 .507 7.5 768 779 -11 L2 29-38 40-29 3 7 14 -- dnq
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 136 63 73 .463 13.5 676 710 -34 L2 33-37 30-36 4 11 21 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 136 49 87 .360 27.5 665 919 -254 L1 22-49 27-38 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 135 80 55 .593 0.0 790 656 134 L2 42-29 38-26 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 137 73 64 .533 8.0 761 667 94 W3 37-34 36-30 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 136 67 69 .493 13.5 763 762 1 L2 34-32 33-37 3 8 17 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 137 66 71 .482 15.0 765 760 5 W2 33-35 33-36 4 9 18 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 137 62 75 .453 19.0 634 666 -32 W1 33-35 29-40 5 13 23 -- 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 136 77 59 .566 0.0 801 662 139 W2 32-35 45-24 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 135 70 65 .519 6.5 833 774 59 L2 35-30 35-35 2 6 12 -- dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 138 66 72 .478 12.0 733 758 -25 W3 34-36 32-36 3 10 19 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 136 62 74 .456 15.0 668 812 -144 L2 25-42 37-32 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 135 84 51 .622 0.0 659 509 150 L1 36-28 48-23 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 134 72 62 .537 11.5 639 578 61 W1 32-34 40-28 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 136 65 71 .478 19.5 576 622 -46 L1 23-45 42-26 3 10 20 -- dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 136 60 76 .441 24.5 640 664 -24 W1 25-44 35-32 4 11 24 -- dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 136 54 82 .397 30.5 542 682 -140 L3 27-45 27-37 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 137 74 63 .540 0.0 666 665 1 W2 34-35 40-28 1 4 7 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 136 71 65 .522 2.5 628 605 23 W2 34-34 37-31 2 6 11 -- Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 134 67 67 .500 5.5 661 620 41 W1 29-35 38-32 3 8 15 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 135 67 68 .496 6.0 652 672 -20 W1 33-36 34-32 4 9 16 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 135 56 79 .415 17.0 609 709 -100 L4 28-39 28-40 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 137 76 61 .555 0.0 669 574 95 L1 38-30 38-31 1 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 135 74 61 .548 1.0 585 560 25 W3 37-33 37-28 2 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 137 70 67 .511 6.0 825 823 2 L3 23-45 47-22 3 7 13 -- dnq
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 133 58 75 .436 16.0 628 696 -68 L1 26-40 32-35 4 12 25 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Jeromy Burnitz Milwaukee Brewers Minors Traded from Indians to Brewers for Kevin Seitzer
Marvin Freeman Chicago White Sox Hist Claimed on waivers from Rockies by White Sox
Lino Urdaneta Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Don Slaught Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from California Angels to Chicago White Sox
Jeromy Burnitz Milwaukee Brewers Hist Traded from Cleveland Indians to Milwaukee Brewers for Kevin Seitzer
Kevin Seitzer Cleveland Indians Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers to Cleveland Indians for Jeromy Burnitz
Dave Clark Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates to Los Angeles Dodgers for Carl South
7 record(s)