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Wednesday, August 7,1996

Wednesday, August 7,1996

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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 1996-08-07 Toronto Blue Jays 0 Boston Red Sox 8 box | pbp Fenway Park Tom Gordon Pat Hentgen -- 30,443 2:00
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 Minnesota Twins 4 California Angels 0 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Rich Robertson Chuck Finley -- 18,611 2:25
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 Texas Rangers 2 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium John Cummings Roger Pavlik Mike Myers 10,297 3:00
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 Oakland Athletics 0 Kansas City Royals 7 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Kevin Appier Ariel Prieto -- 15,517 2:05
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 Baltimore Orioles 12 Milwaukee Brewers 2 box | pbp County Stadium Scott Erickson Scott Karl -- 20,287 2:51
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 Chicago White Sox 8 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Roberto Hernandez Jeff Nelson -- 31,098 3:28
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 Cleveland Indians 5 Seattle Mariners 4 box | pbp Kingdome Julian Tavarez Norm Charlton Jose Mesa 30,431 3:04
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 Philadelphia Phillies 1 Atlanta Braves 14 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium John Smoltz Bobby Munoz -- 29,920 2:24
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 New York Mets 11 Chicago Cubs 7 box | pbp Wrigley Field Jerry DiPoto Terry Adams -- 27,086 3:10
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 Florida Marlins 5 Colorado Rockies 12 box | pbp Coors Field Kevin Ritz Al Leiter -- 48,622 3:00
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 Montreal Expos 13 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Mark Leiter Donne Wall -- 19,703 3:07
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 12 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jon Lieber Ramon Martinez Marc Wilkins 12,232 2:47
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 Cincinnati Reds 2 San Francisco Giants 9 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mark Gardner Kevin Jarvis -- 15,829 2:24
1996 reg season 1996-08-07 San Diego Padres 0 St. Louis Cardinals 1 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Mark Petkovsek Doug Bochtler -- 24,823 2:34
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 112 67 45 .598 0.0 575 537 38 L1 31-27 36-18 1 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 113 59 54 .522 8.5 668 648 20 W3 29-24 29-31 2 6 11 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 113 53 60 .469 14.5 660 680 -20 W4 20-35 33-25 3 10 20 -- dnq
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 114 52 62 .456 16.0 580 599 -19 L3 25-34 27-28 4 13 24 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 113 39 74 .345 28.5 564 785 -221 W1 17-41 22-33 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 114 69 45 .605 0.0 674 558 116 W2 36-23 33-22 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 114 63 51 .553 6.0 644 544 100 W1 33-28 30-23 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 114 55 59 .482 14.0 667 648 19 L2 27-30 28-29 3 8 17 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 113 54 59 .478 14.5 629 636 -7 W2 26-27 28-32 4 9 18 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 115 53 62 .461 16.5 539 571 -32 W2 27-29 26-33 5 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 115 63 52 .548 0.0 670 584 86 L1 25-29 38-23 1 4 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 112 60 52 .536 1.5 705 639 66 L2 30-25 30-27 2 5 7 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 115 56 59 .487 7.0 618 638 -20 L3 31-29 25-30 3 7 15 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 113 52 61 .460 10.0 547 673 -126 L3 19-38 33-23 4 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 112 70 42 .625 0.0 567 426 141 W4 30-24 40-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 112 63 49 .563 7.0 552 468 84 W5 28-27 35-22 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 115 54 61 .470 17.5 542 547 -5 W1 21-35 33-26 3 10 19 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 114 52 62 .456 19.0 478 512 -34 L2 18-39 34-23 4 11 23 -- dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 114 47 67 .412 24.0 459 568 -109 L2 22-40 25-27 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 114 61 53 .535 0.0 540 508 32 W1 32-29 29-24 1 3 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 114 60 54 .526 1.0 553 572 -19 L2 27-31 33-23 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 110 55 55 .500 4.0 500 538 -38 L1 29-29 26-26 3 8 14 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 113 55 58 .487 5.5 537 533 4 L1 23-29 32-29 4 9 16 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 114 51 63 .447 10.0 531 576 -45 W1 25-32 26-31 5 12 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 West San Diego Padres franchise | log 116 61 55 .526 0.0 550 505 45 L1 30-26 31-29 1 5 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 114 59 55 .518 1.0 692 691 1 W2 19-36 40-19 2 6 12 -- dnq
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 114 59 55 .518 1.0 467 459 8 L1 28-30 31-25 3 7 13 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 112 47 65 .420 12.0 519 584 -65 W1 20-35 27-30 4 13 26 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Chad Allen Minnesota Twins Hist Signed out of draft (Texas A&M)
Dee Brown Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (New York HS)
Matt Miller Detroit Tigers Hist Signed out of draft (Texas Tech)
Tony Eusebio Houston Astros Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jose Malave Boston Red Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)