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Tuesday April 2,1996This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1996-04-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike MussinaKevin AppierRandy Myers
Milwaukee Brewers15California Angels9BoxKevin WickanderChuck Finley(none)
New York Yankees7Cleveland Indians1BoxDavid ConeDennis Martinez(none)
Detroit Tigers10Minnesota Twins6BoxClint SodowskyRich Robertson(none)
Chicago White Sox2Seattle Mariners3BoxSterling HitchcockWilson AlvarezNorm Charlton
Montreal Expos1Cincinnati Reds4BoxPete SchourekJeff FasseroMarcus Moore
Pittsburgh Pirates4Florida Marlins1BoxJason ChristiansenAlejandro PenaDan Miceli
Los Angeles Dodgers4Houston Astros5BoxTodd JonesJohn Cummings(none)
Colorado Rockies5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxKevin RitzSid Fernandez(none)

Standings as of 1996-04-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1111Baltimore Orioles1101.000--4220-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1618774.540
3210Toronto Blue Jays1101.000--9631-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1617388.453
253New York Yankees1101.000--7161-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1619170.565
4815Detroit Tigers211.5000.5161421-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium16052108.325
51318Boston Red Sox101.0001.035-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1618576.528
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Milwaukee Brewers1101.000--15961-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1617982.491
2713Minnesota Twins211.5000.51416-20-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1607783.481
41121Cleveland Indians101.0001.017-60-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1609961.619
31219Chicago White Sox202.0001.546-20-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1608575.531
5924Kansas City Royals101.0001.024-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1607585.469
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
238Texas Rangers1101.0000.55320-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1618972.553
146Seattle Mariners2201.000--6420-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1598376.522
31026Oakland Athletics101.0001.569-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1617883.484
41428California Angels101.0001.5915-60-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1607090.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1101.000--10820-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1619566.590
222New York Mets1101.000--7610-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1617091.435
51125Philadelphia Phillies101.0001.035-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1616794.416
31327Florida Marlins202.0001.518-70-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1608080.500
41217Montreal Expos101.0001.014-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1618873.547
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
334Pittsburgh Pirates2201.0000.58172-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1607189.444
169Chicago Cubs1101.000--5410-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1617586.466
257Cincinnati Reds1101.000--4130-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1618081.497
4816Houston Astros211.5000.58800-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1608179.506
51420St. Louis Cardinals101.0001.067-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1618873.547
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Colorado Rockies1101.000--5321-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1618279.509
2714Los Angeles Dodgers211.5000.58801-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1608971.556
4922San Francisco Giants101.0001.0810-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1616893.422
31023San Diego Padres101.0001.045-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1619170.565


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Scott ServiceP29.035Signed as Free Agent by Reds. 
Edgar TovarIF22.125Released by Expos 
Derrick White1B-LF26.172Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.