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Tuesday, August 20,1996

Tuesday, August 20,1996

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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 1996-08-20 Seattle Mariners 1 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Mike Mussina Matt Wagner Randy Myers 47,679 3:01
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 Oakland Athletics 3 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Rich Garces Mike Mohler Heathcliff Slocumb 25,094 2:39
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 Texas Rangers 4 Cleveland Indians 10 box | pbp Progressive Field Albie Lopez Bobby Witt -- 42,370 3:01
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 Chicago White Sox 11 Detroit Tigers 16 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Richie Lewis Kevin Tapani -- 12,119 3:09
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 Toronto Blue Jays 6 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Mike Timlin Rick Huisman -- 14,568 4:08
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 Milwaukee Brewers 7 Minnesota Twins 12 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Jose Parra Ricky Bones -- 14,630 3:15
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 California Angels 6 New York Yankees 17 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Brian Boehringer Dennis Springer -- 20,795 3:16
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 Cincinnati Reds 1 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Tom Glavine Dave Burba Mark Wohlers 32,658 2:28
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 Florida Marlins 1 Chicago Cubs 8 box | pbp Wrigley Field Kevin Foster Mark Hutton -- 22,119 2:29
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Colorado Rockies 5 box | pbp Coors Field Mike Munoz T.J. Mathews -- 48,126 3:52
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Houston Astros 9 box | pbp Astrodome Donne Wall Dan Miceli Xavier Hernandez 19,866 2:44
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 Philadelphia Phillies 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Ricardo Jordan Antonio Osuna Ricky Bottalico 35,457 2:34
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 Montreal Expos 0 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Bob Tewksbury Rheal Cormier Trevor Hoffman 18,426 2:15
1996 reg season 1996-08-20 New York Mets 7 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Bobby Jones Osvaldo Fernandez John Franco 10,885 2:51
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 124 72 52 .581 0.0 661 610 51 W2 32-29 40-23 1 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 125 67 58 .536 5.5 755 701 54 W1 34-28 32-31 2 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 126 62 64 .492 11.0 726 737 -11 W2 26-36 36-28 3 8 17 -- dnq
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 126 57 69 .452 16.0 629 668 -39 W3 29-36 28-33 4 13 24 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 125 43 82 .344 29.5 621 870 -249 W1 19-48 24-34 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 126 76 50 .603 0.0 737 614 123 W1 39-27 37-23 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 127 69 58 .543 7.5 721 627 94 L1 35-33 34-25 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 125 63 62 .504 12.5 715 697 18 W1 32-28 31-34 3 7 15 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 127 59 68 .465 17.5 724 719 5 L1 28-33 31-35 4 10 19 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 127 58 69 .457 18.5 602 623 -21 L3 32-33 26-36 5 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 127 72 55 .567 0.0 743 621 122 L1 29-31 43-24 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 124 64 60 .516 6.5 766 715 51 L2 33-27 31-33 2 6 12 -- dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 128 62 66 .484 10.5 685 721 -36 L1 32-30 30-36 3 9 18 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 125 57 68 .456 14.0 605 767 -162 L2 21-41 36-27 4 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 124 78 46 .629 0.0 617 464 153 W5 33-25 45-21 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 124 67 57 .540 11.0 605 532 73 L2 29-32 38-25 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 127 59 68 .465 20.5 596 614 -18 W1 25-40 34-28 3 10 20 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 126 58 68 .460 21.0 519 560 -41 L1 19-43 39-25 4 11 21 -- dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 126 51 75 .405 28.0 499 624 -125 W2 24-40 27-35 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 126 68 58 .540 0.0 620 629 -9 W2 32-35 36-23 1 3 7 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 125 67 58 .536 0.5 592 552 40 L1 32-30 35-28 2 5 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 123 62 61 .504 4.5 570 602 -32 L2 29-30 33-31 3 8 14 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 124 62 62 .500 5.0 609 583 26 W1 27-31 35-31 4 9 16 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 125 52 73 .416 15.5 567 645 -78 L5 25-37 27-36 5 13 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 West San Diego Padres franchise | log 128 69 59 .539 0.0 622 551 71 W3 34-29 35-30 1 4 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 125 66 59 .528 1.5 527 513 14 L2 33-32 33-27 2 6 11 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 126 64 62 .508 4.0 746 754 -8 W2 23-43 41-19 3 7 13 -- dnq
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 123 53 70 .431 13.5 579 645 -66 L1 25-39 28-31 4 12 25 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Rich Garces Boston Red Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)