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Tuesday, August 6,1996

Tuesday, August 6,1996

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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 Aug 6,1996 Toronto Blue Jays  2  Boston Red Sox  3  box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Maddux Erik Hanson Heathcliff Slocumb 25,264 2:26
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 Minnesota Twins  4  California Angels  1  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Brad Radke Dennis Springer Eddie Guardado 20,058 3:01
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 Texas Rangers  4  Detroit Tigers  2  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Ken Hill Felipe Lira Mike Henneman 10,931 2:55
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 Oakland Athletics  2  Kansas City Royals  9  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Tim Belcher John Wasdin -- 14,028 2:32
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 Baltimore Orioles  13  Milwaukee Brewers  3  box | pbp County Stadium Mike Mussina Ben McDonald -- 17,075 2:56
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 Chicago White Sox  2  New York Yankees  9  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Kenny Rogers Kevin Tapani -- 33,025 2:29
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 Cleveland Indians  4  Seattle Mariners  3  box | pbp Kingdome Albie Lopez Bob Wells Jose Mesa 31,472 3:07
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 Philadelphia Phillies  4  Atlanta Braves  10  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Mike Bielecki Russ Springer -- 32,036 2:20
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 New York Mets  0  Chicago Cubs  3  box | pbp Wrigley Field Jaime Navarro Mark Clark Bob Patterson 24,558 2:20
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 Florida Marlins  0  Colorado Rockies  11  box | pbp Coors Field Mark Thompson John Burkett -- 48,339 2:55
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 Montreal Expos  7  Houston Astros  5  box | pbp Astrodome Jeff Fassero Darryl Kile Mel Rojas 17,658 3:30
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 Los Angeles Dodgers  3  Pittsburgh Pirates  1  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Pedro Astacio Steve Parris Todd Worrell 11,824 2:26
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 Cincinnati Reds  3  San Francisco Giants  2  box | pbp Candlestick Park Hector Carrasco Rod Beck Jeff Brantley 12,434 2:37
1996 reg season Aug 6,1996 San Diego Padres  1  St. Louis Cardinals  0  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Tim Worrell Donovan Osborne Trevor Hoffman 25,782 2:43
14 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 111 67 44 .604 0.0 571 529 42 W3 31-27 36-17 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 112 58 54 .518 9.5 656 646 10 W2 28-24 29-31 2 6 12 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 112 52 60 .464 15.5 652 680 -28 W3 20-35 32-25 3 10 20 -- dnq
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 113 52 61 .460 16.0 580 591 -11 L2 25-33 27-28 4 12 23 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 112 38 74 .339 29.5 560 783 -223 L2 17-41 21-33 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 113 68 45 .602 0.0 669 554 115 W1 35-23 33-22 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 113 62 51 .549 6.0 636 540 96 L1 32-28 30-23 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 113 55 58 .487 13.0 665 636 29 L1 27-30 28-28 3 8 17 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 112 53 59 .473 14.5 625 636 -11 W1 25-27 28-32 4 9 18 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 114 52 62 .456 16.5 532 571 -39 W1 27-29 25-33 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 114 63 51 .553 0.0 668 580 88 W1 25-28 38-23 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 111 60 51 .541 1.5 701 634 67 L1 30-25 30-26 2 5 7 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 114 56 58 .491 7.0 618 631 -13 L2 31-28 25-30 3 7 15 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 112 52 60 .464 10.0 547 669 -122 L2 19-38 33-22 4 11 21 -- 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 Atlanta Braves franchise | log 111 69 42 .622 0.0 553 425 128 W3 30-24 39-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 111 62 49 .559 7.0 539 463 76 W4 27-27 35-22 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 114 53 61 .465 17.5 531 540 -9 L3 20-35 33-26 3 10 19 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 113 52 61 .460 18.0 473 500 -27 L1 18-38 34-23 4 11 22 -- dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 113 47 66 .416 23.0 458 554 -96 L1 22-39 25-27 5 13 26 -- 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 Houston Astros franchise | log 113 60 53 .531 0.0 548 559 -11 L1 27-31 33-22 1 4 9 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 113 60 53 .531 0.0 539 508 31 L1 32-29 28-24 2 3 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 109 55 54 .505 3.0 498 529 -31 W2 29-28 26-26 3 8 14 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 112 55 57 .491 4.5 530 522 8 W2 23-29 32-28 4 9 16 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 113 50 63 .442 10.0 519 574 -55 L4 25-32 25-31 5 12 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 115 61 54 .530 0.0 550 504 46 W1 30-25 31-29 1 5 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 113 59 54 .522 1.0 465 447 18 W1 28-29 31-25 2 6 11 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 113 58 55 .513 2.0 680 686 -6 W1 19-36 39-19 3 7 13 -- dnq
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 111 46 65 .414 13.0 510 582 -72 L7 20-35 26-30 4 14 27 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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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 team name statusshort Transaction Description
Jacque Jones Minnesota Twins Hist Signed out of draft (USC)
Mike Milchin Baltimore Orioles Hist Claimed on waivers from Twins by Orioles
Todd Van Poppel Detroit Tigers Hist Claimed on waivers from Athletics by Tigers
Randy Johnson Seattle Mariners Hist Activated from Disabled List
Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)