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Tuesday April 9,1996This 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 1996-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins1Boston Red Sox9BoxTom GordonFrankie Rodriguez(none)
Texas Rangers3Chicago White Sox2BoxKevin GrossLarry ThomasMike Henneman
Seattle Mariners9Detroit Tigers10BoxGreg KeaglePaul MenhartBrian Williams
Oakland Athletics4Milwaukee Brewers10BoxBen McDonaldTodd Van Poppel(none)
Kansas City Royals3New York Yankees7BoxAndy PettitteChris Haney(none)
California Angels0Toronto Blue Jays5BoxPat HentgenMark Langston(none)
New York Mets12Cincinnati Reds5BoxJason IsringhausenJohn SmileyJohn Franco
San Francisco Giants3Houston Astros1BoxJeff JudenJeff TabakaRod Beck
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJohn SmoltzPedro AstacioMark Wohlers
Florida Marlins5San Diego Padres2BoxAl LeiterWillie Blair(none)

Standings as of 1996-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles651.833--251782-13-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1568373.532
236Toronto Blue Jays642.6671.03724133-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1567086.449
4511New York Yankees633.5002.0242042-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1568967.571
3816Detroit Tigers844.5002.05769-123-41-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium15449105.318
51427Boston Red Sox725.2863.52639-131-51-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1558372.535
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1715Milwaukee Brewers633.500--4333102-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1567779.494
2919Minnesota Twins734.4290.5424110-13-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1557580.484
31020Cleveland Indians523.4000.51625-90-02-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1569759.622
41326Chicago White Sox725.2861.5292812-40-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1558372.535
51125Kansas City Royals725.2861.52233-110-42-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1547381.474
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers7701.000--4314291-06-0W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1558372.535
249Seattle Mariners743.5713.0343400-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1548173.526
3614California Angels633.5003.52941-120-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1556788.432
41224Oakland Athletics725.2865.04453-90-12-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1557679.490
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos752.714--4223193-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1558372.535
2810Atlanta Braves844.5001.54830181-13-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1549262.597
3712Philadelphia Phillies633.5001.5282711-02-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1566492.410
4917New York Mets734.4292.04344-11-12-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1556887.439
51222Florida Marlins835.3752.52342-191-12-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1547777.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs752.714--4529161-04-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1557184.458
247Pittsburgh Pirates642.6670.5251874-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1566987.442
358Cincinnati Reds743.5711.03646-102-02-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1557778.497
41018St. Louis Cardinals734.4292.03443-93-30-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1558570.548
51121Houston Astros835.3752.53050-200-03-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1547975.513
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Diego Padres752.714--5727304-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1558669.555
2613San Francisco Giants844.5001.5434214-40-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1546490.416
31323Los Angeles Dodgers936.3333.02442-182-51-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1538766.569
41428Colorado Rockies725.2863.02641-152-40-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1558174.523


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rich RodriguezP33.039Signed as Free Agent by Royals.