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Thursday April 4,1996This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.



1996 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Boxscores -- Leaders -- Transactions -- Births -- Deaths

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Month Day Year

Games on 1996-04-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3Baltimore Orioles5BoxArthur RhodesHipolito PichardoRandy Myers
Detroit Tigers10Oakland Athletics9BoxGreg KeagleAaron Small(none)
Boston Red Sox2Texas Rangers13BoxKevin GrossTim Wakefield(none)
San Francisco Giants7Atlanta Braves1BoxAllen WatsonJohn Smoltz(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs9BoxKevin FosterPedro Astacio(none)
Montreal Expos10Cincinnati Reds2BoxJose PaniaguaDave Burba(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Florida Marlins6BoxAl LeiterJohn Ericks(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9New York Mets10BoxJohn FrancoDennis Eckersley(none)
Colorado Rockies4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxTerry MulhollandBryan RekarRicky Bottalico

Standings as of 1996-04-04

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles3301.000--166100-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1598574.535
322Toronto Blue Jays2201.0000.5191092-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1607288.450
244New York Yankees2201.0000.5122102-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1609070.563
4816Detroit Tigers422.5001.53339-62-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium15851107.323
51425Boston Red Sox303.0003.0725-180-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1598574.535
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Minnesota Twins321.667--302370-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1597683.478
2715Milwaukee Brewers211.5000.5171251-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1607981.494
31018Chicago White Sox312.3331.08801-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1598475.528
51128Kansas City Royals303.0002.0616-100-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1587583.475
41326Cleveland Indians202.0001.5212-100-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1599960.623
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Texas Rangers3301.000--257180-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1598772.547
2510Seattle Mariners321.6671.08800-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1588375.525
3914California Angels211.5001.51217-50-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1596990.434
41227Oakland Athletics303.0003.01929-100-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1597881.491
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Atlanta Braves321.667--261790-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1599465.591
256Montreal Expos321.667--191092-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1598673.541
347New York Mets321.667--202000-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1596990.434
438Philadelphia Phillies321.667--131030-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1596594.409
5923Florida Marlins312.3331.0710-30-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1597980.497
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Chicago Cubs321.667--191540-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1597485.465
329Pittsburgh Pirates321.667--10732-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1597188.447
2612Houston Astros321.667--131030-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1598079.503
51321St. Louis Cardinals312.3331.0202001-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1598772.547
41120Cincinnati Reds312.3331.01019-90-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1598079.503
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1817San Diego Padres211.500--111011-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1609070.563
31219San Francisco Giants312.3330.51726-91-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1596792.421
21022Colorado Rockies312.3330.51013-31-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1598277.516
41424Los Angeles Dodgers413.2501.01422-81-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1588969.563

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mark DalesandroC-3B27.325Released by Yankees. 
Aaron FultzP22.212Signed as Free Agent by Giants. 
Jesse LevisC27.355Traded by Indians to Brewers for Jared Camp and Scott Nate. 
Darrell MayP23.295Claimed on waivers by Pirates from Braves. 
Mike RemlingerP30.012Claimed on waivers by Reds from Royals. 
Joe SlusarskiP29.106Released by Angels.