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Thursday, May 2,1996

Thursday, May 2,1996

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1996 reg season May 2,1996 Texas Rangers  2  Detroit Tigers  5  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Felipe Lira Bobby Witt Brian Williams 7,416 2:35
1996 reg season May 2,1996 Chicago White Sox  1  New York Yankees  5  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I David Cone Alex Fernandez -- 19,773 2:11
1996 reg season May 2,1996 California Angels  3  Oakland Athletics  1  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jim Abbott Doug Johns Troy Percival 9,102 2:41
1996 reg season May 2,1996 Cleveland Indians  6  Seattle Mariners  4  box | pbp Kingdome Orel Hershiser Bob Wolcott Jose Mesa 21,711 2:41
1996 reg season May 2,1996 Milwaukee Brewers  5  Toronto Blue Jays  7  box | pbp Rogers Centre Erik Hanson Scott Karl Mike Timlin 31,299 2:47
1996 reg season May 2,1996 Philadelphia Phillies  2  Florida Marlins  0  box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Mike Grace Kevin Brown Ricky Bottalico 14,888 2:52
6 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 25 15 10 .600 0.0 142 122 20 W4 7-7 8-3 1 3 5 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 2.0 147 164 -17 L2 4-6 10-7 2 8 12 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 27 13 14 .481 3.0 166 168 -2 W3 6-5 7-9 3 10 17 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 29 10 19 .345 7.0 158 218 -60 W1 4-13 6-6 4 12 26 -- dnq
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 27 8 19 .296 8.0 125 167 -42 W2 3-11 5-8 5 14 28 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 26 18 8 .692 0.0 167 127 40 W4 9-5 9-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 27 15 12 .556 3.5 135 121 14 L3 8-9 7-3 2 6 10 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 4.0 181 146 35 W3 5-5 9-7 3 7 11 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 6.0 157 142 15 L3 6-8 6-6 4 11 22 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 28 9 19 .321 10.0 121 163 -42 L3 5-9 4-10 5 13 27 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 28 17 11 .607 0.0 176 144 32 L1 5-7 12-4 1 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 28 16 12 .571 1.0 175 151 24 L2 7-6 9-6 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 27 15 12 .556 1.5 124 137 -13 W3 6-10 9-2 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 27 13 14 .481 3.5 150 154 -4 L3 8-5 5-9 4 9 19 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 28 18 10 .643 0.0 180 127 53 L1 8-7 10-3 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 26 15 11 .577 2.0 115 105 10 W2 11-5 4-6 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 28 16 12 .571 2.0 126 94 32 L1 8-6 8-6 3 4 7 -- Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 5.0 145 144 1 W1 5-6 7-8 4 11 20 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 29 11 18 .379 7.5 88 125 -37 L2 5-10 6-8 5 13 24 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 0.0 145 131 14 W2 4-7 10-7 1 7 15 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 0.0 146 151 -5 W1 8-6 6-8 2 6 14 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 27 13 14 .481 0.5 135 134 1 W2 9-7 4-7 3 9 18 -- dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 2.0 111 149 -38 L6 5-8 7-8 4 12 23 -- Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 26 9 17 .346 4.0 128 167 -39 L9 4-8 5-9 5 14 25 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 28 18 10 .643 0.0 154 112 42 W1 9-4 9-6 1 2 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 3.5 149 147 2 L1 8-7 6-6 2 5 13 -- dnq
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 4.5 107 104 3 L1 4-10 10-5 3 8 16 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 5.0 132 171 -39 W1 7-6 5-8 4 10 21 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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 team name statusshort Transaction Description
Greg Cadaret -- Hist Released by Pirates
J.R. Phillips Philadelphia Phillies Hist Traded by San Francisco Giants to Philadelphia Phillies for future considerations
Rich DeLucia San Francisco Giants Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)