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Saturday, May 4,1996

Saturday, May 4,1996

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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 1996-05-04 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Baltimore Orioles 10 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Mike Mussina Steve Sparks -- 44,175 2:59
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Boston Red Sox 8 box | pbp Fenway Park Tom Gordon Frank Viola Heathcliff Slocumb 29,785 3:30
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 Minnesota Twins 2 California Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Jason Grimsley Frankie Rodriguez -- 29,264 2:26
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 Texas Rangers 3 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Roger Pavlik Greg Gohr -- 10,734 2:32
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 Oakland Athletics 5 Kansas City Royals 2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Steve Wojciechowski Mark Gubicza Buddy Groom 15,987 2:44
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 Chicago White Sox 11 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Matt Karchner Jeff Nelson -- 20,661 3:37
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 Cleveland Indians 1 Seattle Mariners 5 box | pbp Kingdome Paul Menhart Albie Lopez -- 57,133 2:44
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 Philadelphia Phillies 3 Atlanta Braves 6 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Greg McMichael Ken Ryan Brad Clontz 44,429 2:57
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 New York Mets 7 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Bobby Jones Frank Castillo Doug Henry 30,041 2:35
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 Florida Marlins 5 Colorado Rockies 17 box | pbp Coors Field Marvin Freeman Chris Hammond -- 48,101 2:51
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 Montreal Expos 2 Houston Astros 1 box | pbp Astrodome Dave Veres Xavier Hernandez Mel Rojas 22,810 2:48
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Paul Wagner Tom Candiotti -- 20,321 2:48
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 St. Louis Cardinals 4 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Todd Stottlemyre Sean Bergman Dennis Eckersley 44,375 2:44
1996 reg season 1996-05-04 Cincinnati Reds 9 San Francisco Giants 7 box | pbp Candlestick Park Marcus Moore Mark Leiter Jeff Brantley 18,989 3:28
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 New York Yankees franchise | log 27 16 11 .593 0.0 149 133 16 L1 7-7 9-4 1 3 5 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 29 16 13 .552 1.0 165 171 -6 W2 4-6 12-7 2 6 10 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 29 13 16 .448 4.0 177 184 -7 L2 6-7 7-9 3 10 22 -- dnq
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 29 10 19 .345 7.0 141 178 -37 W4 3-11 7-8 4 12 26 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 31 10 21 .323 8.0 159 232 -73 L2 4-13 6-8 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 28 19 9 .679 0.0 173 134 39 L1 10-6 9-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 29 16 13 .552 3.5 146 128 18 W1 9-10 7-3 2 7 11 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 5.0 184 155 29 L2 5-7 9-7 3 8 12 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 7.0 164 160 4 L5 6-10 6-6 4 11 23 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 30 10 20 .333 10.0 126 169 -43 L1 5-9 5-11 5 13 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 30 19 11 .633 0.0 190 145 45 W2 7-7 12-4 1 2 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 29 17 12 .586 1.5 133 140 -7 W5 6-10 11-2 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 30 17 13 .567 2.0 182 157 25 W1 7-6 10-7 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 4.5 156 159 -3 W1 9-6 5-9 4 9 19 -- 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 30 19 11 .633 0.0 183 132 51 W1 9-8 10-3 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 28 16 12 .571 2.0 124 114 10 L1 12-6 4-6 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 30 17 13 .567 2.0 135 103 32 W1 8-6 9-7 3 4 9 -- Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 5.0 154 151 3 W1 6-7 7-8 4 12 21 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 31 11 20 .355 8.5 98 151 -53 L4 5-12 6-8 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 Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 0.0 152 140 12 L1 4-7 11-8 1 7 14 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 0.0 151 154 -3 L1 8-6 7-9 2 5 13 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 0.5 143 146 -3 W1 9-7 5-8 3 10 18 -- dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 1.0 118 153 -35 W2 7-8 7-8 4 11 20 -- Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 28 11 17 .393 3.0 142 177 -35 W2 6-8 5-9 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 West San Diego Padres franchise | log 30 18 12 .600 0.0 158 119 39 L2 9-4 9-8 1 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 3.0 158 181 -23 W3 7-6 7-8 2 6 15 -- dnq
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 31 15 16 .484 3.5 119 112 7 L1 5-11 10-5 3 8 16 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 3.5 159 161 -2 L3 8-7 6-8 4 9 17 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Brian Hunter Seattle Mariners Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1996-1996 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Kim Batiste San Francisco Giants Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jeff Blauser Atlanta Braves Hist Activated from Disabled List
Brian Givens Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Chris Gwynn San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)