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Thursday, August 1,1996

Thursday, August 1,1996

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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 1996-08-01 Toronto Blue Jays 5 Cleveland Indians 3 box | pbp Progressive Field Erik Hanson Albie Lopez Mike Timlin 42,249 2:46
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 California Angels 5 Detroit Tigers 13 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Brian Williams Shawn Boskie -- 14,591 2:49
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 Boston Red Sox 4 Kansas City Royals 9 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Tim Belcher Roger Clemens -- 18,934 2:28
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 Seattle Mariners 9 Milwaukee Brewers 2 box | pbp County Stadium Jamie Moyer Ben McDonald -- 18,425 3:03
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 Baltimore Orioles 4 Minnesota Twins 2 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome David Wells Rich Robertson Randy Myers 20,379 2:39
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 Chicago White Sox 8 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Kevin Tapani John Wasdin Roberto Hernandez 10,514 2:54
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 New York Yankees 6 Texas Rangers 5 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Kenny Rogers Ken Hill John Wetteland 34,855 3:01
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 Colorado Rockies 1 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Jaime Navarro Mark Thompson Bob Patterson 25,564 2:52
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 Florida Marlins 7 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Chris Hammond Darren Dreifort Terry Mathews 41,197 4:41
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 Cincinnati Reds 9 Montreal Expos 7 box | pbp Stade Olympique Jeff Shaw Mike Dyer Jeff Brantley 13,725 3:25
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 Pittsburgh Pirates 13 New York Mets 9 box | pbp Shea Stadium Ramon Morel Dave Mlicki John Ericks 20,327 3:31
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Russ Springer Donovan Osborne Ken Ryan 0 2:38
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 St. Louis Cardinals 7 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Andy Benes Mike Mimbs -- 22,934 2:23
1996 reg season 1996-08-01 Atlanta Braves 3 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mike Bielecki Tim Worrell Mark Wohlers 24,089 3:16
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 106 64 42 .604 0.0 545 507 38 W1 29-25 35-17 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 107 55 52 .514 9.5 618 604 14 W3 25-22 29-31 2 6 12 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 108 50 58 .463 15.0 555 571 -16 W1 25-31 25-27 3 11 21 -- dnq
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 106 47 59 .443 17.0 616 652 -36 L1 20-35 27-24 4 13 25 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 108 36 72 .333 29.0 541 765 -224 W4 17-41 19-31 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 108 65 43 .602 0.0 626 526 100 L1 34-23 31-20 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 108 59 49 .546 6.0 594 508 86 W1 29-26 30-23 2 5 6 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 108 52 56 .481 13.0 636 613 23 L2 24-29 28-27 3 8 17 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 107 51 56 .477 13.5 596 605 -9 L3 23-24 28-32 4 9 19 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 109 49 60 .450 16.5 503 552 -49 W1 27-29 22-31 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 109 61 48 .560 0.0 641 538 103 L1 24-28 37-20 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 107 59 48 .551 1.0 684 613 71 W2 29-23 30-25 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 109 55 54 .505 6.0 606 596 10 L1 31-27 24-27 3 7 14 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 108 51 57 .472 9.5 532 643 -111 L4 18-36 33-21 4 10 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 107 66 41 .617 0.0 531 412 119 W2 28-23 38-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 107 58 49 .542 8.0 508 452 56 L1 26-27 32-22 2 2 7 Yes dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 109 52 57 .477 15.0 518 518 0 L1 20-33 32-24 3 10 18 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 108 50 58 .463 16.5 447 470 -23 W1 16-35 34-23 4 11 22 -- dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 108 44 64 .407 22.5 437 528 -91 L1 22-38 22-26 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 108 57 51 .528 0.0 519 495 24 W1 30-28 27-23 1 3 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 109 57 52 .523 0.5 527 544 -17 L2 27-31 30-21 2 5 11 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 104 53 51 .510 2.0 485 500 -15 W3 27-25 26-26 3 7 13 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 107 53 54 .495 3.5 515 498 17 W4 23-29 30-25 4 9 16 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 108 49 59 .454 8.0 502 554 -52 W1 24-29 25-30 5 12 23 -- 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 110 58 52 .527 0.0 537 486 51 L2 29-24 29-28 1 4 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 109 57 52 .523 0.5 453 434 19 L1 27-29 30-23 2 6 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 108 54 54 .500 3.0 639 665 -26 L5 16-36 38-18 3 8 15 -- dnq
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 106 46 60 .434 10.0 497 559 -62 L2 20-32 26-28 4 13 26 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Al Osuna San Diego Padres Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1996-1996 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Greg Pirkl Boston Red Sox Hist Claimed on waivers from Mariners by Red Sox
Mel Hall San Francisco Giants Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)