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1996 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

+ Starting Pitcher Log
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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 1st in National League Central
Run Differential: 759-706 + 53
Roster Continuity 49.22% 28/28
Manager(s): Tony La Russa
General Manager: Walt Jocketty
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Payroll: $ 38,741,666 9/28
Attendance: 2,654,718 8/28
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Braves)
Top Draft Pick: Braden Looper (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Ron Hassey
Bullpen Coach: Mark DeJohn
First Base Coach: Dave McKay
Hitting Coach: George Hendrick
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Tommie Reynolds

#1 Draft Picks

Andy Benes (#1), Dmitri Young (#4), Mike Morgan (#4), Donovan Osborne (#13), Royce Clayton (#15), Alan Benes (#16), Aaron Holbert (#18), Brian Barber (#22), Luis Alicea (#23), Mark Petkovsek (#29), Brian Jordan (#29)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8280.5066.0
8181.5007.0
7686.46912.0
7389.45115.0
  • A complete listing of starting pitchers and boxscore results for the selected team and season.
  • A Quality start (QS) is defined as pitching 6 or more innings with 3 or least earned runs.
  • Game Score (Gsc) was derived by Bill James was created to provide a more precise measure of a pitcher's start. See calculation
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    11996-04-01L 6-7 @NYNAndy Benes-0-0Q1120019964332150002356 4.500.8374512368.92157126110.5
    21996-04-03W 5-3 @NYNTodd StottlemyreW1-0Q112382077.25331350003057 3.381.00106654161.321713131481.8
    31996-04-04L 9-10 @NYNAlan Benes-0-0-11443.17730251002126 9.003.0074452960.8110813590.6
    41996-04-05W 5-4 @ATLTom Urbani-0-0-11633368442210002739 6.001.6793563760.221261413111.2
    51996-04-06W 3-2 @ATLAndy Benes-0-0Q2220120084221250003169 3.210.79108664261.1115101714101.4
    61996-04-07L 3-13 @ATLMike BusbyL0-1-111149138444001282 18.003.25-------741.8
    71996-04-08L 3-4 vs MONTodd Stottlemyre-1-0Q222392087.14321260002863 3.000.93114744064.9121161710101.0
    81996-04-10W 4-1 vs MONAlan BenesW1-0Q2255941112110003384 3.001.25124853968.552215287130.5
    91996-04-11W 2-1 vs PHIAndy BenesW1-0Q332022017.23110270002772 2.450.73-------971.3
    101996-04-12W 6-1 vs PHITom UrbaniW1-0-2264345.13110100002056 4.091.2770383254.2931159100.9
    111996-04-13L 2-4 vs PHITodd Stottlemyre-1-0-3324020952110320002058 2.700.9579443555.707715690.7
    121996-04-14W 6-5 vs PHIBrian Barber-0-0-1110534550610012024 15.003.3380404050.006319480.5
    131996-04-15W 6-4 vs PITAlan BenesW2-0-33665.27431271002844 3.501.33105673863.811713187130.5
    141996-04-16L 3-13 vs PITAndy BenesL1-1-44203202512751100002718 3.671.0784552965.481231412140.9
    151996-04-17W 6-1 vs PITDonovan OsborneW1-0Q1180756.22111140002367 1.290.43-------1071.4
    161996-04-18L 2-6 vs PITTodd StottlemyreL1-1-44241210511662150002725 4.321.24-------842.0
    171996-04-19W 1-0 @PHIMark Petkovsek-0-0-11572343000230001657 0.001.2565372856.927613651.2
    181996-04-20W 1-0 @PHIAlan BenesW3-0Q447782000450013179 2.421.15118694958.47128281562.5
    191996-04-21L 2-4 @PHIAndy BenesL1-2Q5520420366431460002748 3.821.18111595253.1515819890.9
    201996-04-22L 0-8 @MONDonovan OsborneL1-1-22817658551130002233 4.501.0084523261.90111495130.4
    211996-04-23L 11-12 @MONTodd Stottlemyre-1-1-5524221136662301011818 5.791.4357292850.88528771.0
    221996-04-24W 9-4 vs NYNMark PetkovsekW1-0-22582457442130002239 4.001.4476463060.531369991.0
    231996-04-25L 3-9 vs NYNAlan BenesL3-1-558868762220002930 3.661.25109664360.55177179160.6
    241996-04-26L 1-6 vs ATLAndy BenesL1-3-662052046.19661150002934 4.621.26109674261.47179189140.6
    251996-04-27L 2-7 vs ATLDonovan OsborneL1-2-33827779440050002648 4.741.11-------951.8
    261996-04-29L 1-4 vs ATLTodd StottlemyreL1-2-6624321275441640003249 5.661.46118605850.85127191572.1
    271996-04-30L 6-7 @CHNAlan Benes-3-1-669937660240001821 4.891.4072423058.3371112390.3
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    281996-05-01L 3-9 @CHNAndy BenesL1-4-7720620535642350001829 5.141.3693494452.69131115370.4
    291996-05-03W 3-1 @SDNDonovan OsborneW2-2Q44837876111210002860 3.811.12-------1281.5
    301996-05-04W 4-3 @SDNTodd StottlemyreW2-2Q772442136.27220270002855 5.141.43108624657.411411189100.9
    311996-05-05L 4-10 @SDNAlan BenesL3-2-7710102688131000156 6.571.57-------230.7
    321996-05-07L 2-4 vs SFNMark Petkovsek-1-0-53612555111310002251 4.001.6170373352.8672101171.6
    331996-05-08L 7-10 vs SFNAndy BenesL1-5-882072065.29770351002923 5.811.44124695555.652162110110.9
    341996-05-09W 16-8 vs SFNDonovan Osborne-2-2Q5584796.15811340003045 3.381.16-------1081.3
    351996-05-10L 2-3 vs LANTodd Stottlemyre-2-2Q88245214862204110003369 4.681.40121744761.16211421991.0
    361996-05-11L 2-4 vs LANAlan BenesL3-3-881111854434100003262 6.201.49-------1033.3
    371996-05-12W 6-5 vs LANMark PetkovsekW2-0Q64622665221220012654 3.751.50-------1152.2
    381996-05-13L 2-5 @FLOAndy BenesL1-6-992082075.23220050012258 5.601.3678512765.38611185110.5
    391996-05-14L 5-11 @FLODonovan Osborne-2-2Q66858066221031002555 3.321.1389652473.031811148140.6
    401996-05-15W 6-0 @FLOTodd StottlemyreW3-2Q99246215940002131003490 3.971.29-------971.3
    411996-05-17L 11-12 @COLAlan Benes-3-3-9912121.15661300001110 7.241.6333132039.39104441.0
    421996-05-18L 8-9 @COLMike Morgan-0-0-113673075.25222230002450 3.001.1787503757.4787169100.9
    431996-05-19L 3-10 @COLAndy BenesL1-7-101020920868660050002637 5.951.3697663168.041710186150.4
    441996-05-20W 5-3 @HOUDonovan OsborneW3-2Q77868198331251003762 3.261.13130854565.3829101614160.9
    451996-05-21W 8-2 @HOUTodd StottlemyreW4-2Q10102472167.111221690013750 3.821.41136756155.1518221410110.9
    461996-05-22W 5-2 @HOUAlan BenesW4-3Q101013138.25220240113366 6.381.49109694063.30229129170.5
    471996-05-24W 4-2 @FLOMike MorganW1-0Q223683086.23221330002558 3.001.0886503658.1496168110.7
    481996-05-25W 5-0 @FLOAndy BenesW2-7Q111121020995000070003084 5.161.25122814166.392915147160.4
    491996-05-26L 2-8 @FLODonovan OsborneL3-3-88878249883250002315 4.411.25-------431.3
    501996-05-27L 2-5 vs COLTodd StottlemyreL4-3-111124821777442180002954 3.951.38-------780.9
    511996-05-28L 5-6 vs COLAlan Benes-4-3Q1111141477331370003055 6.101.48121715058.681718167130.5
    521996-05-29W 6-5 vs COLMike Morgan-1-0-333693096.15551530003040 4.261.21114635155.26184191391.4
    531996-05-31W 6-4 vs HOUDonovan OsborneW4-3Q99888376330260002757 4.341.24114704461.402511158110.7
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    541996-06-01W 5-4 vs HOUAndy Benes-2-7Q131221221067331060012552 5.041.2399633663.64196207110.6
    551996-06-02W 2-0 vs HOUTodd StottlemyreW5-3Q121224921897000550003873 3.511.38146875959.5919172312160.8
    561996-06-03W 3-0 @SDNAlan BenesW5-3Q1212151596000330003475 5.321.42116724462.0716101815131.2
    571996-06-04W 11-5 @SDNMike Morgan-1-0-4437031055332510002341 4.501.3893494452.6994191071.4
    581996-06-05L 4-6 @SDNDonovan Osborne-4-3Q1010898477220240002957 4.151.25104624259.62149169140.6
    591996-06-07W 9-4 @SFNAndy BenesW3-7-14132132117.28441330013545 5.051.26132805260.613071510180.6
    601996-06-08L 1-4 @SFNTodd StottlemyreL5-4-131325021985440681003458 3.601.38124745059.682316151281.5
    611996-06-09L 0-9 @SFNAlan BenesL5-4-131316165.210620220003031 5.141.47104683665.38229118180.4
    621996-06-10L 1-2 @LANMike MorganL1-1Q5537131175220131002661 4.061.26106604656.601162110120.8
    631996-06-11W 6-3 @LANDonovan OsborneW5-3Q111190857.29110030102958 3.821.23113724163.721511201791.9
    641996-06-13L 1-2 vs NYNAndy BenesL3-8Q151421421277222340002956 4.851.2786523460.471181110120.8
    651996-06-14W 13-4 vs NYNTodd StottlemyreW6-4-14142512206.26441481013248 3.711.38113694461.061915168110.7
    661996-06-15W 4-2 vs NYNAlan BenesW6-4Q141417177.16221130002759 4.931.4396623464.58179139140.6
    671996-06-16W 5-4 vs NYNMike Morgan-1-1-6637231255221210002148 4.001.2866402660.61111107110.6
    681996-06-18W 3-2 vs PHIDonovan OsborneW6-3Q1212918675221140002762 3.711.20100653565.001810157150.5
    691996-06-19W 3-2 vs PHIAndy BenesW4-8Q161521521395221472013672 4.591.24-------6130.5
    701996-06-20L 3-8 @MONTodd StottlemyreL6-5-151525222157773160002330 4.151.3974522270.271210144120.3
    711996-06-21L 3-4 @MONAlan Benes-6-4Q1515181864210230002559 4.701.4087533460.92135151281.5
    721996-06-22W 9-4 @MONMike MorganW2-1-7737331389441230003449 4.091.30107683963.551651819101.9
    731996-06-23L 2-3 @MONDonovan OsborneL6-4Q1313928776221140002760 3.621.1889612868.541510149130.7
    741996-06-24W 9-2 @ATLAndy BenesW5-8Q171621621479221210003050 4.461.2799584158.591331514131.1
    751996-06-25L 3-4 @ATLTodd StottlemyreL6-6Q161625322265432120002549 4.171.3784533163.105121410120.8
    761996-06-26W 11-7 @ATLAlan BenesW7-4-1616191966552120002541 4.881.3984523261.901271111111.0
    771996-06-27L 0-3 @ATLMike MorganL2-2Q8837431477330530002949 4.061.35101584357.431371711101.1
    781996-06-28W 6-1 vs PITDonovan OsborneW7-4Q1414938885110151002972 3.411.15101663565.3517121413101.3
    791996-06-29W 6-5 vs PITAndy Benes-5-8-181721721567440220002842 4.541.28-------1071.4
    801996-06-30W 10-3 vs PITTodd StottlemyreW7-6Q171725422364110140002263 4.031.3498623663.271710181071.4
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    811996-07-01L 5-8 vs CINAlan BenesL7-5-1717202056771520002424 5.261.4390494154.44126145120.4
    821996-07-02W 4-3 vs CINMike Morgan-2-2Q9937531568220260002852 3.951.39105683764.761710211281.5
    831996-07-03W 4-0 vs CINDonovan OsborneW8-4Q1515948994000140003282 3.121.10128884068.7523132512150.8
    841996-07-04W 7-1 @PITAndy BenesW6-8Q191821821676111150002565 4.351.2699633663.64276117120.6
    851996-07-05W 7-4 @PITTodd StottlemyreW8-6Q18182552246.26332250002851 4.051.34108634558.331714111381.6
    861996-07-06W 9-5 @PITAlan BenesW8-5-1818212155310250002152 5.091.4289503956.1818612680.8
    871996-07-07L 2-8 @PITMike MorganL2-3-10103763164.112881040002410 4.871.4960441673.3377101191.2
    881996-07-11L 0-6 @CHNDonovan OsborneL8-5Q1616959075431180002760 3.161.0894603463.831113181081.3
    891996-07-12W 13-3 @CHNAndy BenesW7-8Q201921921789321120003355 4.211.26111704163.061691512180.7
    901996-07-13W 10-5 @CHNTodd StottlemyreW9-6Q191925622576220260002961 3.971.33111723964.861517196150.4
    911996-07-14W 7-6 @CHNAlan BenesW9-5-1919222255441330012541 5.191.4385493657.65147108100.8
    921996-07-15W 8-3 @CINMike MorganW3-3Q111137731776321140002758 4.631.4484493558.3375151572.1
    931996-07-16W 5-4 @CINDonovan OsborneW9-5Q1717969166321440002750 3.151.11118694958.472310177120.6
    941996-07-17W 6-4 @CINAndy BenesW8-8Q212022021888432130003354 4.161.25100663466.001291614150.9
    951996-07-18L 5-6 vs CHNTodd Stottlemyre-9-6Q202025722688431270003457 3.931.33113734064.6017102112130.9
    961996-07-19W 9-1 vs CHNAlan BenesW10-5-2020232353111180011864 5.041.4175482764.0018913260.3
    971996-07-20L 0-3 vs CHNMike MorganL3-4Q121237831884110210002869 4.261.3788563263.64115151963.2
    981996-07-21W 6-5 vs CHNDonovan Osborne-9-5Q1818979267331240002648 3.221.1391573462.64157155150.3
    991996-07-22L 6-8 vs ATLAndy Benes-8-8-222122121967551421002836 4.311.28109624756.88127219130.7
    1001996-07-23L 2-3 vs ATLTodd StottlemyreL9-7Q212125822798332230003660 3.881.31124764861.291242912190.6
    1011996-07-24L 1-4 vs ATLAlan BenesL10-6-2121242466442400002640 5.091.4299495049.49127812101.2
    1021996-07-25L 2-4 vs MONMike Morgan-3-4Q131337931977210430003356 4.011.39-------1371.9
    1031996-07-26L 1-5 vs MONDonovan OsborneL9-6-19199893712440190003345 3.321.17125844167.2023211713101.3
    1041996-07-27W 6-3 vs MONAndy BenesW9-8Q232222222084331270002867 4.261.25112704262.502214157120.6
    1051996-07-28W 6-4 vs MONTodd Stottlemyre-9-7Q222225922866220370112756 3.841.32104584655.771315144120.3
    1061996-07-30L 7-8 @PHIAlan Benes-10-6-222225253.210661230002214 5.361.4780463457.50113156110.5
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1071996-08-01L 1-2 @PHIDonovan OsborneL9-7Q2020999468220221002748 3.311.19102663664.711282313101.3
    1081996-08-01W 7-1 @PHIAndy BenesW10-8Q242322322194110270003380 4.071.22126774961.11222295190.3
    1091996-08-02W 4-3 @NYNTodd StottlemyreW10-7Q23232602297.26221240003059 3.761.30108703864.811514178160.5
    1101996-08-03L 4-5 @NYNAlan BenesL10-7-2323262646551420002028 5.541.5077374048.0592124100.4
    1111996-08-04W 4-2 @NYNMike MorganW4-4Q141438032065221040002358 3.941.3567452267.16112131271.7
    1121996-08-05W 8-2 vs SDNAndy BenesW11-8Q25242242226.24221420002854 4.011.21106604656.60136197150.5
    1131996-08-06L 0-1 vs SDNDonovan OsborneL9-8Q21211009573111340002468 3.211.1790504055.56132182150.1
    1141996-08-07W 1-0 vs SDNTodd Stottlemyre-10-7Q242426123084000460003176 3.581.29122744860.661513259120.8
    1151996-08-08L 3-5 vs SFNAlan Benes-10-7Q2424272776110430002960 5.321.50109634657.801832011111.0
    1161996-08-09L 6-8 vs SFNMike MorganL4-5-151538132139550121001720 4.301.4153292454.726451042.5
    1171996-08-10W 7-1 vs SFNAndy BenesW12-8Q262522522386111190003074 3.871.20115773866.962010279110.8
    1181996-08-11W 5-3 vs SFNDonovan OsborneW10-8Q2222101967.15331230002856 3.241.17107644359.81184196170.4
    1191996-08-13L 4-8 vs LANTodd StottlemyreL10-8-25252622312.16760320001613 3.861.3365353053.851248560.8
    1201996-08-14W 6-1 vs LANAlan BenesW11-7Q2525282895111310003471 5.051.46122774563.111872214160.9
    1211996-08-15L 2-5 vs LANMike MorganL4-6-16163823225.29431170002741 4.321.43-------670.9
    1221996-08-16W 6-2 vs FLOAndy BenesW13-8Q2726226224872211100003069 3.801.19115734263.481815211362.2
    1231996-08-17W 4-3 vs FLODonovan Osborne-10-8Q23231029764330260002556 3.291.1689563362.921311156110.5
    1241996-08-18W 5-3 vs FLOTodd StottlemyreW11-8Q26262632327.24331470003160 3.841.31111674460.361612195150.3
    1251996-08-20L 4-5 @COLAlan Benes-11-7Q2626292976333270002958 5.001.44101604159.411315129110.8
    1261996-08-21L 2-10 @COLAndy BenesL13-9-28272272252.2137703000020-5 4.081.2671333846.488177100.7
    1271996-08-22L 5-10 @COLMike MorganL4-7-17173833233888222000189 4.901.4967363153.73976580.6
    1281996-08-23W 1-0 @HOUDonovan OsborneW11-8Q24241039875000661003167 3.151.18127725556.69287185140.4
    1291996-08-24L 1-3 @HOUTodd StottlemyreL11-9Q27272642338.17331441003556 3.821.32117704759.839102410170.6
    1301996-08-25L 1-4 @HOUAlan BenesL11-8Q2727303065331040022454 4.981.4296544256.251410124140.3
    1311996-08-26W 3-2 @HOUAndy BenesW14-9Q2928228226752215100013264 4.031.26129735656.59241221790.8
    1321996-08-27L 3-6 vs FLOMike MorganL4-8-18183843242.16550220001520 5.241.5353302356.603214560.8
    1331996-08-28L 2-3 vs FLODonovan Osborne-11-8Q25251049969221250002749 3.141.20104653962.502271610101.0
    1341996-08-29L 9-10 vs FLOTodd StottlemyreL11-10-28282652342788422100146 4.161.3552292355.776211370.4
    1351996-08-30W 7-4 vs COLAlan BenesW12-8Q2828313166331330002548 4.961.4279463358.2388111181.4
    1361996-08-31W 2-1 vs COLAndy BenesW15-9Q302922922784110581003173 3.911.26-------780.9
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1371996-09-01W 15-6 vs COLDanny Jackson-0-0-7132930746330210001937 4.501.5770403057.1411494120.3
    1381996-09-02W 8-7 vs HOUDonovan Osborne-11-8-26261051003.18771130001815 3.451.23-------531.7
    1391996-09-03W 12-3 vs HOUTodd StottlemyreW12-10Q292926623584220291002973 4.081.32-------5100.5
    1401996-09-04W 6-4 vs HOUAndy BenesW16-9Q313023022874211250002866 3.821.24111694262.161811191381.6
    1411996-09-06W 8-3 vs SDNAlan Benes-13-8-302933324.23200340002153 4.821.4293534056.9917715771.0
    1421996-09-07W 8-3 vs SDNDonovan OsborneW12-8Q27271061017.15331350003057 3.451.22-------890.9
    1431996-09-08L 4-5 vs SDNTodd StottlemyreL12-11-303026723675441370003055 4.121.32-------981.1
    1441996-09-09W 6-2 @SFNAndy BenesW17-9Q323123122964220541002755 3.801.25111684361.262212167110.6
    1451996-09-10W 1-0 @SFNMark PetkovsekW11-2-435992752000330001963 3.561.3565343152.317311942.3
    1461996-09-11L 2-4 @SFNDanny Jackson-0-0-10233230854221230002052 4.091.6483513261.45206105100.5
    1471996-09-12L 1-4 @LANDonovan OsborneL12-9-282810710266441451012845 3.531.24130755557.692510224140.3
    1481996-09-13W 2-0 @LANTodd Stottlemyre-12-11-31312682375.12000141001966 4.001.2982503260.98131013951.8
    1491996-09-14L 5-9 @LANAndy BenesL17-10-333223223066441230002645 3.861.25106644260.38189161562.5
    1501996-09-15L 5-6 @LANAlan Benes-13-9Q323035336.210220330003244 4.781.46127765159.841512238180.4
    1511996-09-17W 5-3 vs CHNDonovan OsborneW13-9Q292910810388331250003457 3.531.24129824763.57247249180.5
    1521996-09-18W 5-3 vs CHNTodd StottlemyreW13-11Q323226923874220370002765 3.951.29108624657.41189185120.4
    1531996-09-19W 5-4 vs CHNAndy Benes-17-10Q343323323176321220012855 3.821.25116635354.311372011120.9
    1541996-09-20L 2-4 @CINAlan BenesL13-10Q3331363475430490003058 4.741.45132775558.33232017981.1
    1551996-09-22L 3-6 @CINDonovan Osborne-13-9-303010910455221350002351 3.531.25103663764.08171222690.7
    1561996-09-22L 0-6 @CINDanny JacksonL0-1-1233343096.23660680002944 5.591.66112694361.612213193120.3
    1571996-09-23W 3-2 @CINTodd StottlemyreW14-11Q33332702397.26221390003263 3.911.29118754363.562215186140.4
    1581996-09-24W 7-1 @PITAndy BenesW18-10Q353423423265111320002457 3.761.25103554853.40147151181.4
    1591996-09-25W 8-7 @PITAlan Benes-13-10-3432373555660432012332 4.901.46111565550.4521911690.7
    1601996-09-27W 2-1 vs CINMark Petkovsek-11-2-4861042854110040001859 3.541.3355381769.097611771.0
    1611996-09-28W 5-2 vs CINDanny JacksonW1-1Q13433531071000060002281 4.501.3678522666.6713815971.3
    1621996-09-29L 3-6 vs CINEric LudwickL0-1-616157553040002337 9.001.4086652175.58246165140.4


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