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Tuesday April 30,1996This 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 1996-04-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees13Baltimore Orioles10BoxJeff NelsonKeith ShepherdJohn Wetteland
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox13BoxTim WakefieldJose Lima(none)
Chicago White Sox3Cleveland Indians5BoxDennis MartinezKevin TapaniJose Mesa
Kansas City Royals7Minnesota Twins16BoxDan NaultyMike Magnante(none)
California Angels7Oakland Athletics3BoxMark LangstonAriel Prieto(none)
Seattle Mariners8Texas Rangers0BoxChris BosioKevin Gross(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Toronto Blue Jays9BoxTim CrabtreeMarshall Boze(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs7BoxTurk WendellDennis Eckersley(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Cincinnati Reds7BoxDenny NeagleJohn SmileyFrancisco Cordova
Philadelphia Phillies2Florida Marlins7BoxPat RappMike WilliamsRobb Nen
Atlanta Braves7Houston Astros5BoxJohn SmoltzTodd JonesGreg McMichael
Colorado Rockies4Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxHideo NomoKevin RitzTodd Worrell
San Francisco Giants9San Diego Padres4BoxAllen WatsonBob Tewksbury(none)

Standings as of 1996-04-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158New York Yankees231310.565--126115116-77-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1397960.568
2611Baltimore Orioles261412.5380.5141153-124-610-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1367462.544
31122Toronto Blue Jays251114.4403.0150160-106-55-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1376374.460
41326Detroit Tigers27918.3336.0152211-594-125-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1354491.326
51428Boston Red Sox26719.2697.5120166-463-114-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1367858.574
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians24168.667--152118348-58-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1378354.606
246Chicago White Sox251510.6001.5129107228-77-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1377067.511
3813Minnesota Twins251312.5203.5175141345-58-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1376572.474
41015Milwaukee Brewers241212.5004.0149126236-66-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1386870.493
51227Kansas City Royals27918.3338.5116157-415-84-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1346668.493
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
224Texas Rangers261610.615--169135345-611-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1367462.544
135Seattle Mariners261610.615--167140277-59-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1356966.511
3712Oakland Athletics251312.5202.514514508-55-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1376572.474
4914California Angels251312.5202.5115132-174-109-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1365779.419
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos26179.654--176121557-610-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1367165.522
237Atlanta Braves271611.5931.512691358-58-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1358055.593
349Philadelphia Phillies241311.5423.010710079-54-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1385484.391
41020New York Mets241113.4585.0139140-15-66-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1386078.435
51324Florida Marlins271116.4076.583117-345-106-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1356966.511
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2717Houston Astros271314.481--143151-88-65-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1356966.511
1818Chicago Cubs271314.481--13612884-79-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1356372.467
3919Pittsburgh Pirates261214.4620.513113108-74-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1366175.449
41121St. Louis Cardinals271215.4441.0108140-325-77-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1357659.563
51425Cincinnati Reds25916.3603.0125163-384-85-8L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1377265.526
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres271710.630--145108379-48-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1357461.548
2510San Francisco Giants261412.5382.514513878-66-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1365482.397
3616Los Angeles Dodgers281414.5003.510610064-1010-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1347658.567
41223Colorado Rockies251114.4405.0128170-426-65-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1377265.526


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Erik PlantenbergP27.182Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Trevor WilsonP29.327Released by Reds.