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Monday April 8,1996This 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 -- Transactions

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Games on 1996-04-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets6Cincinnati Reds7BoxPete SchourekBobby JonesJeff Brantley
Chicago Cubs9Colorado Rockies6BoxTerry AdamsKevin RitzDoug Jones
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros6BoxMike HamptonWilliam VanLandingham(none)
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxHideo NomoTom Glavine(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxSid FernandezDenny Neagle(none)
Florida Marlins2San Diego Padres9BoxJoey HamiltonChris Hammond(none)
Montreal Expos4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMel RojasJeff Parrett(none)

Standings as of 1996-04-08

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles651.833--251782-13-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1568373.532
2410Toronto Blue Jays532.6001.5322483-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1577186.452
3716Detroit Tigers734.4292.54760-133-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium15550105.323
4918New York Yankees523.4002.5171702-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1579067.573
51428Boston Red Sox615.1674.01738-211-50-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1568472.538
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Minnesota Twins633.500--413290-03-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1567581.481
21020Cleveland Indians523.4000.51625-90-02-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1569759.622
3819Milwaukee Brewers523.4000.5332942-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1577879.497
41322Chicago White Sox624.3331.0272522-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1568373.532
51123Kansas City Royals624.3331.01926-70-32-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1557382.471
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers6601.000--4012280-06-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1568472.538
236Seattle Mariners642.6672.0252410-04-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1558174.523
359California Angels532.6002.52936-70-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1566789.429
41224Oakland Athletics624.3334.04043-30-02-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1567680.487
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Montreal Expos752.714--4223193-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1558372.535
2611Philadelphia Phillies633.5001.5282711-02-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1566492.410
3813Atlanta Braves734.4292.04529160-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1559362.600
41225New York Mets624.3332.53139-80-12-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1566987.442
51327Florida Marlins725.2863.01840-220-12-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1557877.503
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Chicago Cubs752.714--4529161-04-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1557184.458
247Cincinnati Reds642.6670.53134-32-02-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1567779.494
358Pittsburgh Pirates642.6670.5251874-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1566987.442
51014St. Louis Cardinals734.4292.03443-93-30-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1558570.548
4917Houston Astros734.4292.02947-180-03-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1557976.510
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Diego Padres651.833--5522334-11-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1568670.551
2715San Francisco Giants734.4292.54041-13-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1556590.419
31121Los Angeles Dodgers835.3753.02339-162-51-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1548767.565
41426Colorado Rockies725.2863.52641-152-40-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1558174.523

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John FarrellP33.247Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Matt Franco1B-3B26.232Traded by Cubs to Mets for Chris DeWitt. 
Pablo Ozuna2B-CF21.226Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals.