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Wednesday, April 17,1996

Wednesday, April 17,1996

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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 1996-04-17 Boston Red Sox 5 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Arthur Rhodes Mike Maddux -- 40,258 4:24
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 Toronto Blue Jays 1 California Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Chuck Finley Paul Quantrill -- 15,361 2:31
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 Chicago White Sox 3 Kansas City Royals 1 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Alex Fernandez Kevin Appier Roberto Hernandez 13,350 2:53
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 New York Yankees 4 Milwaukee Brewers 8 box | pbp County Stadium Ricky Bones David Cone -- 7,124 3:00
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 Cleveland Indians 8 Minnesota Twins 9 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Greg Hansell Paul Shuey Dave Stevens 11,276 3:12
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 Detroit Tigers 3 Seattle Mariners 8 box | pbp Kingdome Michael Jackson Randy Veres -- 18,008 3:24
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 Oakland Athletics 1 Texas Rangers 12 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Ken Hill Carlos Reyes -- 24,120 2:22
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 Florida Marlins 2 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Greg Maddux John Burkett Mark Wohlers 28,884 2:18
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 Cincinnati Reds 6 Chicago Cubs 8 box | pbp Wrigley Field Turk Wendell Johnny Ruffin -- 13,023 2:52
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 San Diego Padres 11 Colorado Rockies 6 box | pbp Coors Field Bryce Florie Marvin Freeman -- 48,011 3:25
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 Philadelphia Phillies 9 Montreal Expos 3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Terry Mulholland Rheal Cormier -- 8,728 2:58
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 Houston Astros 7 New York Mets 5 box | pbp Shea Stadium Darryl Kile Paul Wilson Todd Jones 12,065 2:55
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 Los Angeles Dodgers 11 San Francisco Giants 2 box | pbp Candlestick Park Antonio Osuna Mark Leiter -- 17,039 3:26
1996 reg season 1996-04-17 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 St. Louis Cardinals 6 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Donovan Osborne Danny Darwin -- 23,074 2:22
14 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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 13 11 2 .846 0.0 65 41 24 W2 2-1 9-1 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 16 8 8 .500 4.5 101 119 -18 L1 4-6 4-2 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1996 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 12 6 6 .500 4.5 58 53 5 L2 2-5 4-1 3 6 16 -- Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 5.5 75 82 -7 L2 3-3 3-5 4 11 21 -- dnq
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 14 2 12 .143 9.5 46 89 -43 L7 1-7 1-5 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 13 7 6 .538 0.0 69 62 7 L1 5-3 2-3 1 4 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 12 6 6 .500 0.5 65 60 5 W3 2-3 4-3 2 7 14 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 13 6 7 .462 1.0 71 72 -1 W1 2-3 4-4 3 8 19 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 1.5 69 72 -3 W1 4-5 2-3 4 10 22 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 14 5 9 .357 2.5 51 65 -14 L1 2-6 3-3 5 13 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 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 15 11 4 .733 0.0 102 71 31 W7 4-2 7-2 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 14 10 4 .714 0.5 84 56 28 W2 2-3 8-1 2 3 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 4.5 89 86 3 L2 4-4 2-4 3 9 20 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 4.5 67 84 -17 W1 2-6 4-2 4 12 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 East Montreal Expos franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 0.0 77 64 13 L1 5-4 3-2 1 4 8 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 0.5 71 54 17 W3 3-4 5-3 2 6 10 -- Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 13 6 7 .462 1.5 61 59 2 W1 4-4 2-3 3 11 18 -- dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 13 4 9 .308 3.5 79 86 -7 L2 2-4 2-5 4 13 26 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 15 4 11 .267 4.5 32 69 -37 L4 2-7 2-4 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 15 9 6 .600 0.0 69 73 -4 W1 3-3 6-3 1 2 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 0.5 79 60 19 W2 2-3 6-3 2 5 7 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 1.0 83 99 -16 L2 3-2 5-5 3 7 11 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 14 7 7 .500 1.5 71 64 7 L1 5-3 2-4 4 9 15 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 15 7 8 .467 2.0 81 98 -17 W2 4-2 3-6 5 10 17 -- 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 15 10 5 .667 0.0 101 62 39 W2 6-2 4-3 1 1 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 1.5 70 70 0 L1 5-4 3-2 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 16 8 8 .500 2.5 62 56 6 W1 3-6 5-2 3 8 13 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 3.5 76 98 -22 L2 2-4 4-4 4 12 23 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Xavier Hernandez -- Hist Released by Reds
Terry Mathews Florida Marlins Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)