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Friday, August 23,1996

Friday, August 23,1996

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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 1996-08-23 California Angels 2 Baltimore Orioles 0 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Shawn Boskie David Wells Troy Percival 47,291 3:09
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Seattle Mariners 6 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Chris Bosio Mark Brandenburg Bobby Ayala 33,079 3:13
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Pat Hentgen Scott Ruffcorn -- 19,132 2:34
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Milwaukee Brewers 6 Cleveland Indians 5 box | pbp Progressive Field Doug Jones Jose Mesa Mike Fetters 42,405 3:37
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Detroit Tigers 3 Kansas City Royals 2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium A.J. Sager Kevin Appier Gregg Olson 15,603 2:38
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Texas Rangers 2 Minnesota Twins 9 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Rick Aguilera Darren Oliver -- 16,166 2:59
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Oakland Athletics 3 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Dwight Gooden Don Wengert Mariano Rivera 34,244 3:21
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Chicago Cubs 3 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Greg Maddux Steve Trachsel Mark Wohlers 38,210 2:37
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Colorado Rockies 3 box | pbp Coors Field Jon Lieber Kevin Ritz Francisco Cordova 48,038 2:51
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Cincinnati Reds 6 Florida Marlins 5 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Giovanni Carrara Marc Valdes Jeff Brantley 0 3:12
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Cincinnati Reds 3 Florida Marlins 8 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Al Leiter Kevin Jarvis -- 21,497 2:50
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Houston Astros 0 box | pbp Astrodome Donovan Osborne Darryl Kile Dennis Eckersley 35,554 2:56
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 New York Mets 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Ramon Martinez Mark Clark Todd Worrell 36,909 2:54
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Philadelphia Phillies 7 San Diego Padres 4 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Rich Hunter Tim Worrell Ricky Bottalico 22,102 2:42
1996 reg season 1996-08-23 Montreal Expos 10 San Francisco Giants 8 box | pbp Candlestick Park Omar Daal Doug Creek Mel Rojas 18,739 3:23
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 127 73 54 .575 0.0 670 632 38 W1 32-29 41-25 1 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 128 68 60 .531 5.5 768 718 50 L2 34-28 33-33 2 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 129 64 65 .496 10.0 738 748 -10 L1 26-36 38-29 3 8 17 -- dnq
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 129 60 69 .465 14.0 640 672 -32 W6 32-36 28-33 4 12 21 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 128 46 82 .359 27.5 641 879 -238 W4 21-48 25-34 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 128 76 52 .594 0.0 750 630 120 L2 39-27 37-25 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 130 69 61 .531 8.0 727 639 88 L4 35-34 34-27 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 128 64 64 .500 12.0 733 720 13 W1 32-28 32-36 3 7 15 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 129 61 68 .473 15.5 740 731 9 W2 30-33 31-35 4 10 19 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 130 58 72 .446 19.0 609 642 -33 L6 32-33 26-39 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 130 74 56 .569 0.0 766 640 126 L1 31-32 43-24 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 127 66 61 .520 6.5 787 732 55 W2 35-28 31-33 2 6 12 -- dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 131 62 69 .473 12.5 693 734 -41 L4 32-33 30-36 3 9 18 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 128 60 68 .469 13.0 626 771 -145 W3 24-41 36-27 4 11 20 -- 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 Atlanta Braves franchise | log 127 80 47 .630 0.0 627 473 154 W1 33-25 47-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 127 69 58 .543 11.0 622 551 71 W2 31-33 38-25 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 129 59 70 .457 22.0 535 577 -42 W1 19-44 40-26 3 10 23 -- dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 129 59 70 .457 22.0 612 633 -21 L2 25-42 34-28 4 11 22 -- dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 129 53 76 .411 28.0 517 636 -119 W1 26-41 27-35 5 14 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 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 128 68 60 .531 0.0 600 572 28 W1 33-32 35-28 1 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 129 68 61 .527 0.5 628 643 -15 L3 32-35 36-26 2 6 11 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 127 64 63 .504 3.5 585 621 -36 L1 31-32 33-31 3 8 14 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 126 63 63 .500 4.0 620 590 30 L1 27-32 36-31 4 9 16 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 128 55 73 .430 13.0 585 656 -71 W3 28-37 27-36 5 12 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 130 70 60 .538 0.0 633 560 73 L1 34-29 36-31 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 128 68 60 .531 1.0 542 529 13 W2 33-32 35-28 2 5 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 129 66 63 .512 3.5 769 766 3 L1 23-43 43-20 3 7 13 -- dnq
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 126 54 72 .429 14.0 603 671 -68 L2 25-39 29-33 4 13 26 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Billy Koch Toronto Blue Jays Minors Signed out of draft (Clemson)
Gregg Zaun Florida Marlins Hist Traded from Baltimore Orioles to Florida Marlins for Terry Mathews (8/21/1996)
Bob Wickman Milwaukee Brewers Hist Traded from New York Yankees with Gerald Williams and Pat Listach to Milwaukee Brewers for Pat Listach, Graeme Lloyd and Ricky Bones (8/29/1996)
Gerald Williams Milwaukee Brewers Hist Traded from New York Yankees with Bob Wickman and Pat Listach to Milwaukee Brewers for Pat Listach, Graeme Lloyd and Ricky Bones (8/29/1996)
Pat Listach New York Yankees Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers with Graeme Lloyd and Ricky Bones to New York Yankees for Bob Wickman and Gerald Williams
Graeme Lloyd New York Yankees Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers with Pat Listach and Ricky Bones to New York Yankees for Bob Wickman, Gerald Williams and Pat Listach (10/2/1996)
Rich DeLucia San Francisco Giants Hist Activated from Disabled List
7 record(s)