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Thursday, August 15,1996

Thursday, August 15,1996

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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 1996-08-15 Baltimore Orioles 18 Oakland Athletics 5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Mike Mussina Willie Adams -- 14,026 3:35
1996 reg season 1996-08-15 San Diego Padres 2 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Cinergy Field Dave Burba Bob Tewksbury Jeff Brantley 23,143 2:05
1996 reg season 1996-08-15 Colorado Rockies 6 Florida Marlins 7 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Jay Powell Bruce Ruffin Robb Nen 21,723 2:48
1996 reg season 1996-08-15 Atlanta Braves 8 Philadelphia Phillies 5 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Terrell Wade Curt Schilling -- 28,011 2:56
1996 reg season 1996-08-15 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Hideo Nomo Mike Morgan Todd Worrell 32,930 2:47
5 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 119 70 49 .588 0.0 614 571 43 W1 32-29 38-20 1 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 120 64 56 .533 6.5 725 681 44 W3 32-26 31-31 2 5 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 121 59 62 .488 12.0 700 715 -15 W2 26-36 33-26 3 9 18 -- dnq
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 121 54 67 .446 17.0 610 644 -34 L2 26-34 28-33 4 13 24 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 120 42 78 .350 28.5 591 827 -236 L4 19-45 23-33 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 121 72 49 .595 0.0 704 593 111 L2 39-27 33-22 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 121 67 54 .554 5.0 676 582 94 L1 33-29 34-25 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 120 60 60 .500 11.5 684 673 11 W2 32-28 28-32 3 7 15 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 122 57 65 .467 15.5 586 599 -13 W1 31-31 26-34 4 10 21 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 121 55 66 .455 17.0 689 684 5 L9 27-32 28-34 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 122 69 53 .566 0.0 713 598 115 W6 28-30 41-23 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 119 61 58 .513 6.5 732 681 51 L1 30-25 31-33 2 6 12 -- dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 123 60 63 .488 9.5 663 691 -28 L3 32-29 28-34 3 8 17 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 120 55 65 .458 13.0 580 728 -148 W2 19-38 36-27 4 11 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 120 74 46 .617 0.0 599 457 142 W1 33-25 41-21 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 119 66 53 .555 7.5 587 504 83 L1 28-28 38-25 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 121 57 64 .471 17.5 506 534 -28 W3 18-39 39-25 3 10 19 -- dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 122 57 65 .467 18.0 568 580 -12 W1 23-37 34-28 4 11 20 -- dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 122 49 73 .402 26.0 481 603 -122 L1 23-40 26-33 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 Houston Astros franchise | log 121 65 56 .537 0.0 590 599 -9 W1 31-33 34-23 1 3 7 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 121 64 57 .529 1.0 573 539 34 L1 32-29 32-28 2 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 117 59 58 .504 4.0 539 572 -33 W3 29-29 30-29 3 8 14 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 119 59 60 .496 5.0 573 559 14 L1 27-31 32-29 4 9 16 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 120 52 68 .433 12.5 556 620 -64 W1 25-32 27-36 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 Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 121 64 57 .529 0.0 508 495 13 W1 33-32 31-25 1 5 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 123 65 58 .528 0.0 586 531 55 L3 34-29 31-29 2 6 11 -- Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 120 61 59 .508 2.5 715 720 -5 L4 21-40 40-19 3 7 13 -- dnq
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 118 50 68 .424 12.5 551 619 -68 L1 23-38 27-30 4 13 26 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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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
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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)
  • 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
Mark Kotsay Florida Marlins Hist Signed out of draft (Cal State Fullerton)
Bartolome Fortunato -- Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Tim Pugh Cincinnati Reds Hist Claimed on waivers from Royals by Reds
Rafael Quirico New York Yankees Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Bobby Seay -- Hist Granted free agency
Larry Walker Colorado Rockies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mike Munoz Colorado Rockies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Kevin Wickander Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
8 record(s)