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Friday, August 2,1996

Friday, August 2,1996

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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 1996-08-02 Minnesota Twins 10 Boston Red Sox 11 box | pbp Fenway Park Mark Brandenburg Dan Naulty -- 28,041 3:20
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 Baltimore Orioles 1 Cleveland Indians 11 box | pbp Progressive Field Orel Hershiser Scott Erickson -- 42,465 2:50
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 Seattle Mariners 2 Detroit Tigers 8 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Omar Olivares Matt Wagner -- 23,405 2:35
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 New York Yankees 3 Kansas City Royals 4 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jeff Montgomery Mariano Rivera -- 28,618 2:57
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 Milwaukee Brewers 4 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Angel Miranda Billy Taylor Mike Fetters 10,056 3:14
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 Chicago White Sox 9 Texas Rangers 0 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Alex Fernandez Roger Pavlik -- 36,299 2:46
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 California Angels 2 Toronto Blue Jays 9 box | pbp Rogers Centre Pat Hentgen Chuck Finley -- 30,261 2:50
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 Colorado Rockies 7 Chicago Cubs 2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Kevin Ritz Amaury Telemaco -- 34,186 2:53
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 San Francisco Giants 1 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Doug Drabek Mark Gardner Xavier Hernandez 22,682 2:45
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 Atlanta Braves 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Scott Radinsky John Smoltz Mark Guthrie 49,012 2:52
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 Cincinnati Reds 1 Montreal Expos 11 box | pbp Stade Olympique Pedro Martinez Kevin Jarvis -- 12,988 2:26
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 St. Louis Cardinals 4 New York Mets 3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Todd Stottlemyre Bobby Jones Rick Honeycutt 34,091 2:45
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 Philadelphia Phillies 3 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Marc Wilkins Ron Blazier -- 24,505 2:41
1996 reg season 1996-08-02 Florida Marlins 1 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Trevor Hoffman Yorkis Perez -- 18,239 2:38
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
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 107 64 43 .598 0.0 548 511 37 L1 29-26 35-17 1 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 108 55 53 .509 9.5 619 615 4 L1 25-23 29-31 2 6 12 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 109 51 58 .468 14.0 564 573 -9 W2 25-31 26-27 3 10 20 -- dnq
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 107 48 59 .449 16.0 627 662 -35 W1 20-35 28-24 4 13 25 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 109 37 72 .339 28.0 549 767 -218 W5 17-41 20-31 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 109 66 43 .606 0.0 637 527 110 W1 34-23 32-20 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 109 60 49 .550 6.0 603 508 95 W2 30-26 30-23 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 109 53 56 .486 13.0 640 616 24 W1 25-29 28-27 3 8 17 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 108 51 57 .472 14.5 606 616 -10 L4 23-25 28-32 4 9 19 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 110 50 60 .455 16.5 507 555 -48 W2 27-29 23-31 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 110 61 49 .555 0.0 641 547 94 L2 24-28 37-21 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 108 59 49 .546 1.0 686 621 65 L1 29-24 30-25 2 5 6 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 110 55 55 .500 6.0 609 600 9 L2 31-27 24-28 3 7 15 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 109 51 58 .468 9.5 534 652 -118 L5 18-37 33-21 4 11 21 -- 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 108 66 42 .611 0.0 532 414 118 L1 28-24 38-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 108 59 49 .546 7.0 519 453 66 W1 26-27 33-22 2 2 7 Yes dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 110 52 58 .473 15.0 521 522 -1 L2 20-33 32-25 3 10 18 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 109 50 59 .459 16.5 448 472 -24 L1 16-36 34-23 4 11 23 -- dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 109 44 65 .404 22.5 440 536 -96 L2 22-38 22-27 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 109 58 51 .532 0.0 523 498 25 W2 31-28 27-23 1 3 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 110 58 52 .527 0.5 532 545 -13 W1 27-31 31-21 2 5 11 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 105 53 52 .505 3.0 486 511 -25 L1 27-26 26-26 3 7 13 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 108 53 55 .491 4.5 517 505 12 L1 23-29 30-26 4 9 16 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 109 50 59 .459 8.0 510 557 -47 W2 25-29 25-30 5 12 22 -- 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 111 59 52 .532 0.0 539 487 52 W1 29-24 30-28 1 4 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 110 58 52 .527 0.5 455 435 20 W1 27-29 31-23 2 6 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 109 55 54 .505 3.0 646 667 -21 W1 17-36 38-18 3 8 14 -- dnq
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 107 46 61 .430 11.0 498 564 -66 L3 20-33 26-28 4 13 26 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Esteban Beltre Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1996-1996 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Brent Cookson Baltimore Orioles Hist Traded by Boston Red Sox to Baltimore Orioles for future considerations
Yurendell DeCaster -- Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Curacao)
Oswaldo Mairena New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Milt Thompson -- Hist Released by Rockies
Arthur Rhodes Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
Greg Myers Minnesota Twins Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mike Maddux Boston Red Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
8 record(s)