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Wednesday, May 8,1996

Wednesday, May 8,1996

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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 1996-05-08 Kansas City Royals 3 California Angels 1 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Hipolito Pichardo Mark Eichhorn -- 16,210 4:19
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 Baltimore Orioles 2 Chicago White Sox 11 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field James Baldwin Scott Erickson -- 14,974 2:31
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 Detroit Tigers 3 New York Yankees 10 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Dwight Gooden Greg Keagle -- 18,729 2:45
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 Cleveland Indians 7 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Charles Nagy Carlos Reyes -- 9,288 2:46
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 Minnesota Twins 7 Seattle Mariners 5 box | pbp Kingdome Eddie Guardado Bob Wells Dave Stevens 22,175 3:33
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 Toronto Blue Jays 2 Texas Rangers 4 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Bobby Witt Erik Hanson Mike Henneman 20,694 2:56
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 Colorado Rockies 1 Atlanta Braves 5 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Tom Glavine Armando Reynoso -- 29,363 2:30
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Pete Schourek Chan Ho Park Jeff Shaw 17,820 2:50
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 New York Mets 3 Florida Marlins 6 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Yorkis Perez Doug Henry Robb Nen 21,357 2:45
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 Chicago Cubs 2 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Rheal Cormier Jaime Navarro Mel Rojas 12,484 2:39
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 Houston Astros 1 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Ken Ryan Jeff Tabaka -- 16,284 3:15
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 San Diego Padres 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bob Tewksbury Darrell May Trevor Hoffman 0 2:09
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 San Diego Padres 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jason Christiansen Scott Sanders Francisco Cordova 8,508 2:52
1996 reg season 1996-05-08 San Francisco Giants 10 St. Louis Cardinals 7 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Mark Gardner Andy Benes Rod Beck 22,517 3:27
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 31 20 11 .645 0.0 188 147 41 W4 7-7 13-4 1 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 4.5 170 198 -28 L3 4-8 12-8 2 8 12 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 32 14 18 .438 6.5 191 197 -6 L2 7-9 7-9 3 10 21 -- dnq
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 31 11 20 .355 9.0 149 191 -42 W1 4-11 7-9 4 13 27 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 35 10 25 .286 12.0 174 267 -93 L6 4-16 6-9 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 32 21 11 .656 0.0 189 150 39 W1 12-8 9-3 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 32 18 14 .563 3.0 161 139 22 W2 9-11 9-3 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 5.0 198 170 28 W2 7-9 9-7 3 7 11 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 30 13 17 .433 7.0 179 165 14 L1 7-10 6-7 4 11 22 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 34 14 20 .412 8.0 145 177 -32 W4 8-9 6-11 5 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 33 22 11 .667 0.0 202 150 52 W5 8-7 14-4 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 33 18 15 .545 4.0 146 158 -12 L3 6-10 12-5 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 4.5 192 172 20 L2 7-6 11-10 3 6 10 -- dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 6.0 172 175 -3 L1 9-7 7-10 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 34 23 11 .676 0.0 206 139 67 W5 10-8 13-3 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 34 21 13 .618 2.0 161 118 43 W5 8-6 13-7 2 2 5 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 32 17 15 .531 5.0 144 144 0 W1 12-7 5-8 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 32 13 19 .406 9.0 164 169 -5 L4 6-11 7-8 4 13 25 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 35 14 21 .400 9.5 115 162 -47 W3 5-13 9-8 5 14 26 -- 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 Houston Astros franchise | log 34 17 17 .500 0.0 170 171 -1 L1 10-7 7-10 1 6 13 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 0.5 159 164 -5 W1 9-7 7-10 2 7 15 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 34 16 18 .471 1.0 164 162 2 L3 4-10 12-8 3 8 17 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 1.5 162 185 -23 W5 7-8 7-9 4 11 20 -- dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 33 14 19 .424 2.5 131 177 -46 L3 7-9 7-10 5 12 23 -- Lost NLCS (Braves)
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 33 20 13 .606 0.0 176 131 45 L1 10-5 10-8 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 3.5 179 182 -3 W2 10-7 6-9 2 5 14 -- dnq
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 4.5 170 200 -30 L3 7-9 8-8 3 9 18 -- dnq
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 35 16 19 .457 5.0 131 128 3 L2 6-14 10-5 4 10 19 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Felix Fermin New York Yankees Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1996-1996 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Stacy Jones Chicago White Sox Hist Signed to minor league contract
Dave Nilsson Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Craig Shipley San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)