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Friday April 12,1996This 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 1996-04-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles3BoxMike MussinaRich Robertson(none)
Cleveland Indians3Boston Red Sox1BoxCharles NagyAaron SeleJose Mesa
Oakland Athletics7Chicago White Sox2BoxCarlos ReyesAlex Fernandez(none)
California Angels5Detroit Tigers4BoxChuck FinleyFelipe LiraTroy Percival
Kansas City Royals4Milwaukee Brewers1BoxKevin AppierRicky BonesJeff Montgomery
Texas Rangers3New York Yankees4BoxDavid ConeKen HillJohn Wetteland
Seattle Mariners9Toronto Blue Jays6BoxSterling HitchcockPaul Quantrill(none)
Houston Astros10Cincinnati Reds8BoxTodd JonesMarcus MooreJeff Tabaka
New York Mets5Colorado Rockies6BoxMarvin FreemanMark ClarkCurt Leskanic
Florida Marlins3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJohn BurkettIsmael Valdez(none)
Montreal Expos13Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxKirk RueterDanny Darwin(none)
Atlanta Braves5San Diego Padres3BoxJason SchmidtSean BergmanMark Wohlers
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants4BoxMark LeiterJaime NavarroRod Beck
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxTom UrbaniMike Williams(none)

Standings as of 1996-04-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles981.889--4525202-16-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1538073.523
235New York Yankees853.6252.5332672-33-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1548767.565
3510Toronto Blue Jays954.5563.05139123-22-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1536984.451
4716Detroit Tigers1156.4554.06986-173-42-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium15148103.318
51428Boston Red Sox927.2226.03248-161-51-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1538370.542
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1917Minnesota Twins945.444--504911-23-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1537479.484
21122Cleveland Indians835.3750.52543-181-22-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1539657.627
31023Milwaukee Brewers835.3750.54448-42-31-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1547777.500
41326Chicago White Sox936.3331.03940-12-41-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1538271.536
51225Kansas City Royals936.3331.02939-101-52-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1527280.474
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Texas Rangers972.778--5126251-26-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1538370.542
247Seattle Mariners1064.6001.5554872-24-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1517972.523
3611California Angels954.5562.04053-132-23-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1526587.428
4820Oakland Athletics945.4443.0625572-12-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1537479.484
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos1073.700--6235275-22-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1528171.533
2814Atlanta Braves1156.4552.55644122-33-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1519160.603
31119Philadelphia Phillies945.4442.53741-42-22-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1536390.412
41324Florida Marlins1147.3643.52651-252-32-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1517675.503
51427New York Mets1037.3004.05866-81-42-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1526884.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146St. Louis Cardinals1064.600--464603-33-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1528270.539
259Chicago Cubs954.5560.55543121-24-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1537182.464
3713Cincinnati Reds1055.5001.05772-152-03-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1527676.500
4915Houston Astros1156.4551.55473-192-03-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1517774.510
51018Pittsburgh Pirates945.4441.53944-54-10-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1536984.451
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1073.700--6533324-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1528468.553
238San Francisco Giants1064.6001.05848105-41-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1526290.408
3612Colorado Rockies1055.5002.04958-92-43-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1527874.513
41221Los Angeles Dodgers1257.4173.03947-82-53-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1508565.567


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Juan RiveraOF17.283Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.