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Wednesday, May 1,1996

Wednesday, May 1,1996

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 New York Yankees 11 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Andy Pettitte Kent Mercker -- 47,472 5:34
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 Detroit Tigers 1 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Roger Clemens Scott Aldred -- 20,828 2:23
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 Chicago White Sox 5 Cleveland Indians 9 box | pbp Progressive Field Jack McDowell Kirk McCaskill Eric Plunk 40,447 3:01
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 Kansas City Royals 5 Minnesota Twins 6 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Dave Stevens Jeff Montgomery -- 11,975 2:45
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 California Angels 6 Oakland Athletics 4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Shawn Boskie Todd Van Poppel Troy Percival 6,721 2:44
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 Seattle Mariners 4 Texas Rangers 5 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Jeff Russell Michael Jackson Mike Henneman 31,775 2:52
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 Milwaukee Brewers 3 Toronto Blue Jays 9 box | pbp Rogers Centre Juan Guzman Angel Miranda -- 25,684 2:27
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 St. Louis Cardinals 3 Chicago Cubs 9 box | pbp Wrigley Field Steve Trachsel Andy Benes -- 25,668 2:47
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Cinergy Field John Hope Dave Burba Dan Plesac 18,197 2:56
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 Philadelphia Phillies 6 Florida Marlins 5 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Ken Ryan Al Leiter Ricky Bottalico 14,672 3:24
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 Atlanta Braves 0 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome Mike Hampton Steve Avery -- 18,546 2:08
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 Colorado Rockies 4 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Mark Thompson Pedro Astacio Bruce Ruffin 30,377 2:43
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 Montreal Expos 4 New York Mets 0 box | pbp Shea Stadium Pedro Martinez Mark Clark -- 0 2:16
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 Montreal Expos 0 New York Mets 6 box | pbp Shea Stadium Jason Isringhausen Tavo Alvarez -- 16,937 2:57
1996 reg season 1996-05-01 San Francisco Giants 4 San Diego Padres 9 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Fernando Valenzuela Mark Gardner -- 14,878 2:35
15 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 24 14 10 .583 0.0 137 121 16 W3 7-7 7-3 1 4 6 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 1.5 147 164 -17 L2 4-6 10-7 2 8 12 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 3.0 159 163 -4 W2 6-5 6-9 3 11 20 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 28 9 19 .321 7.0 153 216 -63 L4 4-13 5-6 4 13 26 -- dnq
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 27 8 19 .296 7.5 125 167 -42 W2 3-11 5-8 5 14 28 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 25 17 8 .680 0.0 161 123 38 W3 8-5 9-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 26 15 11 .577 2.5 134 116 18 L2 8-8 7-3 2 5 7 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 3.5 181 146 35 W3 5-5 9-7 3 7 10 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 25 12 13 .480 5.0 152 135 17 L2 6-7 6-6 4 10 19 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 28 9 19 .321 9.5 121 163 -42 L3 5-9 4-10 5 12 27 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 27 17 10 .630 0.0 174 139 35 W1 5-6 12-4 1 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 27 16 11 .593 1.0 171 145 26 L1 7-6 9-5 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 2.5 121 136 -15 W2 5-10 9-2 3 6 11 -- dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 3.5 149 151 -2 L2 8-5 5-8 4 9 16 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 28 18 10 .643 0.0 180 127 53 L1 8-7 10-3 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 28 16 12 .571 2.0 126 94 32 L1 8-6 8-6 2 3 8 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 25 14 11 .560 2.5 113 105 8 W1 10-5 4-6 3 4 9 -- dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 5.0 145 144 1 W1 5-6 7-8 4 11 21 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 28 11 17 .393 7.0 88 123 -35 L1 5-10 6-7 5 13 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 0.0 145 131 14 W2 4-7 10-7 1 7 14 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 0.0 146 151 -5 W1 8-6 6-8 2 6 15 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 27 13 14 .481 0.5 135 134 1 W2 9-7 4-7 3 9 18 -- dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 2.0 111 149 -38 L6 5-8 7-8 4 12 23 -- Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 26 9 17 .346 4.0 128 167 -39 L9 4-8 5-9 5 14 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 28 18 10 .643 0.0 154 112 42 W1 9-4 9-6 1 2 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 3.5 149 147 2 L1 8-7 6-6 2 5 13 -- dnq
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 4.5 107 104 3 L1 4-10 10-5 3 8 17 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 5.0 132 171 -39 W1 7-6 5-8 4 10 22 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Dion James -- Hist Released by Yankees
Rob Lukachyk Montreal Expos Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Andy Tomberlin New York Mets Hist Traded by Oakland Athletics to New York Mets for future considerations
3 record(s)