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Monday May 6,1996This 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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Month Day Year

Games on 1996-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals9California Angels4BoxTim BelcherPhil LeftwichHipolito Pichardo
Detroit Tigers5New York Yankees10BoxBob WickmanMike Myers(none)
Cleveland Indians3Oakland Athletics5BoxBilly TaylorPaul AssenmacherMike Mohler
Minnesota Twins4Seattle Mariners5BoxBob WellsBrad RadkeNorm Charlton
Colorado Rockies1Atlanta Braves4BoxSteve AveryMark Thompson(none)
New York Mets1Florida Marlins4BoxAl LeiterMark ClarkRobb Nen
Chicago Cubs2Montreal Expos6BoxPedro MartinezJim Bullinger(none)
Houston Astros11Philadelphia Phillies5BoxDoug DrabekRich Hunter(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxHideo NomoJohn HopeScott Radinsky

Standings as of 1996-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Yankees291811.621--166139277-711-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1337459.556
269Baltimore Orioles301614.5332.5166184-184-612-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1327260.545
3918Toronto Blue Jays301416.4674.518818807-77-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1326072.455
41327Boston Red Sox301020.3338.5145189-443-117-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1327557.568
51428Detroit Tigers331023.30310.0166245-794-146-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1294386.333
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians302010.667--1781393911-79-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1317952.603
2711Chicago White Sox301614.5334.0147135129-117-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1326963.523
31020Minnesota Twins301416.4676.0189165245-99-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1326468.485
41122Milwaukee Brewers291316.4486.5177161167-106-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1336766.504
51225Kansas City Royals321220.3759.0137173-366-96-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1296366.488
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers312011.645--193147468-712-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1317061.534
247California Angels311813.5812.0142150-86-1012-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1305278.400
358Seattle Mariners321814.5632.5187163247-611-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1296762.519
4817Oakland Athletics311516.4845.0161164-39-76-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1316368.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos322111.656--1941346010-811-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1306763.515
236Atlanta Braves321913.5942.0150112388-611-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1307753.592
3410Philadelphia Phillies301614.5334.0137136112-74-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1325181.386
41223New York Mets301317.4337.0159160-16-97-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1325874.439
51426Florida Marlins331221.3649.5106157-515-137-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1296861.527
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2614Houston Astros321616.500--162164-29-67-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1306664.508
1713Chicago Cubs321616.500--15915094-812-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1306070.462
3916Pittsburgh Pirates311516.4840.5151156-59-76-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1315873.443
41121St. Louis Cardinals311417.4521.5122163-417-97-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1317457.565
51324Cincinnati Reds291217.4142.5154183-297-85-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1336964.519
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres311912.613--168123459-410-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1317259.550
2512Colorado Rockies301515.5003.5164189-257-78-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1326864.515
3815Los Angeles Dodgers331617.4854.012912096-1210-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1297455.574
41019San Francisco Giants301416.4674.5165173-88-76-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1325478.409


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alex AhumadaIF17.106Signed as nondrafted free agent by Red Sox 
Ruben AmaroRF-LF31.083Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Joel BennettP26.095Released by Red Sox. 
Brandon PufferP20.214Released by Twins.