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1996 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 96-66 .593
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 773-648 + 125
Manager(s): Bobby Cox
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Payroll: $ 47,390,000 3/28
Attendance: 2,901,242 5/28
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: A.J. Zapp (#27) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jim Beauchamp
Bullpen Coach: Ned Yost
First Base Coach: Pat Corrales
Hitting Coach: Clarence Jones
Pitching Coach: Leo Mazzone
Third Base Coach: Jimy Williams

#1 Draft Picks

Chipper Jones (#1), Tyler Houston (#2), Steve Avery (#3)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9666.593--
8874.5438.0
8082.49416.0
7191.43825.0
6795.41429.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Tyler HoustonATLSFNW 15-2 vs SFN211100000010000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Fred McGriffATLSFNW 15-2 vs SFN423000600000001012936 RBIs
    Fred McGriffATLSLNL 4-5 vs SLN714001201010000012954 hits
    David JusticeATLSLNL 2-3 vs SLN5220011000200000782500th career RBI
    Chipper JonesATLSLNW 13-3 vs SLN42401140010000001504 hits
    Jason SchmidtATLSDNW 5-3 @SDN2000001001200000111st career RBI
    Mark LemkeATLSDNW 4-0 @SDN52200220001000018052 home runs
    Ed GiovanolaATLFLOL 3-5 vs FLO2111001000100000161st career RBI
    Tony GraffaninoATLSDNW 7-1 vs SDN311000000021000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Ryan KleskoATLSDNW 6-5 vs SDN42411010000000002524 hits
    Ryan KleskoATLSDNL 1-2 vs SDN50000000014000002534 strikeouts
    Rafael BelliardATLLANW 4-1 vs LAN300000000010000010001000th career game
    Chipper JonesATLSFNW 8-3 @SFN52410120001000001664 hits
    Fred McGriffATLHOUW 7-5 @HOU525001200000000013185 hits
    David JusticeATLPHIW 11-8 vs PHI52200240000000008082 home runs
    Fred McGriffATLPHIW 11-8 vs PHI434011100000000013224 hits
    Javy LopezATLPHIW 11-0 @PHI52410020000000002284 hits
    Jeff BlauserATLPHIW 11-3 @PHI52200270000000009682 home runs, 7 RBIs
    Mark LemkeATLPITW 9-3 vs PIT52410010000000008274 hits
    Marquis GrissomATLPITW 7-3 vs PIT5020001100100000876300th career stolen base
    Javy LopezATLPITW 7-3 vs PIT41410130000000002314 hits
    Jermaine DyeATLCINW 8-2 vs CIN211001100000000111st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Chipper JonesATLCINW 9-5 vs CIN52420020001000001874 hits
    Fred McGriffATLCINW 9-5 vs CIN414201400100000013344 hits, 300th career home run
    Tyler HoustonATLCHNW 18-1 vs CHN2120015000000000145 RBIs, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Chipper JonesATLCHNW 18-1 vs CHN53300150000000001885 RBIs
    Chipper JonesATLCHNW 9-4 vs CHN43300230000000001902 home runs
    Tony GraffaninoATLPITW 5-3 @PIT111000100000000061st career RBI
    Javy LopezATLPITW 6-3 @PIT52200220010000012402 home runs
    Fred McGriffATLCINW 9-1 @CIN524002200000000013432 home runs, 4 hits
    Eddie PerezATLCINW 9-1 @CIN5230022000100000262 home runs
    Chipper JonesATLNYNW 8-6 vs NYN42400111000000002014 hits
    Jeff BlauserATLCOLL 12-13 @COL52400140000000019914 hits
    Fred McGriffATLCOLL 12-13 @COL534100110000000013504 hits
    Jeff BlauserATLNYNL 3-8 @NYN50500000000000009935 hits
    Mike MordecaiATLNYNW 4-3 @NYN3010000100000000931st career stolen base
    Jeff BlauserATLSDNW 5-1 vs SDN412100000000000010001000th career game
    Chipper JonesATLMONW 3-1 @MON42200230001000002272 home runs
    Marquis GrissomATLFLOW 15-10 vs FLO54411001000000009284 runs scored, 4 hits, 1000th career hit
    Ryan KleskoATLFLOW 15-10 vs FLO42200260001000103222 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Pablo MartinezATLHOUL 1-2 @HOU000000000000000011st career game
    Javy LopezATLSLNW 4-1 @SLN42410110000000002834 hits
    Marquis GrissomATLSDNW 7-4 @SDN51400000001000009434 hits
    Pablo MartinezATLLANW 5-3 @LAN201000000000010031st career hit
    Pedro BorbonATLLANW 6-4 @LAN1010000000000000811st career hit
    Fred McGriffATLLANW 6-4 @LAN414000000100000014014 hits
    Mark LemkeATLPHIW 14-1 vs PHI21200030000000208842 sacrifice flies
    Ed GiovanolaATLPHIW 2-0 @PHI4110000100000000491st career stolen base
    Andruw JonesATLPHIW 8-5 @PHI511000100020000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Terrell WadeATLPHIW 8-5 @PHI3020001000100000361st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Andruw JonesATLPITW 5-4 vs PIT522011100010000021st career home run
    Marquis GrissomATLPITW 2-1 vs PIT61400011002100009604 hits
    Andruw JonesATLCINL 2-3 vs CIN622002200010000062 home runs
    Chipper JonesATLCHNW 4-3 vs CHN42200220000000002712 home runs
    Fred McGriffATLCHNW 6-5 vs CHN525102400000000014192 home runs, 5 hits
    Ryan KleskoATLPITW 9-4 @PIT52200230002000003592 home runs
    Joe AyraultATLCHNL 1-2 @CHN000000000000000011st career game
    Marquis GrissomATLCINL 6-7 @CIN52401110000000009734 hits
    Carl SchutzATLCINL 1-5 @CIN000000000000000011st career game
    Andruw JonesATLCINL 6-12 @CIN3120013101000000151st career stolen base
    Jermaine DyeATLNYNW 8-7 vs NYN4120000100000000781st career stolen base
    Javy LopezATLNYNW 8-7 vs NYN42200220000000003182 home runs
    Javy LopezATLCOLL 8-9 @COL33300021020000003211st career stolen base
    Terry PendletonATLNYNL 5-6 @NYN535100010100000017505 hits
    Terry PendletonATLHOUW 5-4 vs HOU110000010410000017534 walks
    Greg MadduxATLHOUW 6-2 vs HOU10000000000003003383 sacrifice hits
    Fred McGriffATLHOUW 6-2 vs HOU322002400100100014422 home runs
    Andruw JonesATLMONW 8-2 vs MON5142002100000000244 hits
    Luis PoloniaATLFLOL 1-12 @FLO504000001000000011704 hits
    Joe AyraultATLFLOL 0-3 @FLO101000000000000041st career hit
    Javy LopezATLMONW 6-4 @MON52200220001000003342 home runs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Brad ClontzATLSLNL 4-5 vs SLN 200000100072519676%628-1Threw 76% strikes
    John SmoltzATLLANW 3-1 @LANW 7.1511021010028100653565%23391-8310 Strikeouts
    John SmoltzATLSDNW 4-0 @SDNW 8100011300026129844565%23492-8313 Strikeouts
    Greg McMichaelATLFLOL 3-5 vs FLO 11000000003000--20013-11200th career game
    John SmoltzATLSDNW 7-1 vs SDNWCG931102600032115744164%23593-833-hitter
    John SmoltzATLHOUW 7-5 @HOUW 8533111000029130844665%23795-8310 Strikeouts
    Greg MadduxATLCOLW 6-5 vs COL 87441060013394712376%309154-95Threw 76% strikes
    Greg MadduxATLCINW 8-2 vs CINW 710220070002899752476%311155-96Threw 76% strikes
    John SmoltzATLPITW 5-3 @PITW 66220331002696554157%242100-83100th career win
    Terrell WadeATLPITW 6-3 @PITW 21000310001041231856%171-11st career win
    John SmoltzATLCHNW 2-0 @CHNW 9400021300033128893970%243101-8313 Strikeouts
    John SmoltzATLNYNW 5-4 vs NYN 6844111000027107773072%244101-8310 Strikeouts
    John SmoltzATLCOLW 8-3 @COLW 8.1733121010031142984469%245102-8310 Strikeouts
    Terrell WadeATLNYNW 4-3 @NYNSv 10000020003159660%211-11st career save
    Greg MadduxATLSDNW 9-3 vs SDNW 84110080002898742476%317156-98Threw 76% strikes
    John SmoltzATLSDNW 5-1 vs SDNWCG92110080002994712376%247104-832-hitter, Threw 76% strikes
    Greg MadduxATLSLNW 3-0 vs SLNW 73000050002467511676%319158-98Threw 76% strikes
    Greg MadduxATLMONL 1-5 @MONL 7115400800033100782278%320158-99Threw 78% strikes
    Brad ClontzATLHOUW 9-1 vs HOU 230000100092418675%10413-3Threw 75% strikes
    John SmoltzATLFLOW 3-0 vs FLOWSHO9200031000031111644758%251105-8610 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Brad WoodallATLHOUL 6-7 @HOUL 2.166502510016000--111-3Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    John SmoltzATLSLNW 3-2 @SLNW 8522021000031123754861%253107-8610 Strikeouts
    John SmoltzATLLANL 1-2 @LANL 89221212101341501005067%255107-8812 Strikeouts
    Mike BieleckiATLLANW 5-3 @LAN 2.110002600010000--28365-65Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    John SmoltzATLCOLW 4-1 vs COLW 8411131000029114763867%257109-8810 Strikeouts
    Joe BorowskiATLPITW 2-1 vs PITW 3.21000010001240241660%131-01st career win
    Greg MadduxATLPITW 5-1 @PITW 74000030002462491379%331163-103Threw 79% strikes
    Carl SchutzATLCINL 1-5 @CIN 210000300052014670%10-01st career game
    John SmoltzATLNYNW 6-1 vs NYNWCG9711011300034122843869%262111-8913 Strikeouts
    Steve AveryATLNYNL 5-6 @NYN 52000210001969402958%20072-60200th career game
    Mark WohlersATLNYNL 5-6 @NYN 1.2000024000733201361%28026-13Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Tom GlavineATLNYNW 3-2 @NYNW 8.21021011000036129854466%295138-9110 Strikeouts
    John SmoltzATLMONW 8-2 vs MONW 8522121001031000--265113-9010 Strikeouts
    Denny NeagleATLFLOL 1-7 @FLOL 4.29771310002497544356%20045-39200th career game


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