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Friday April 26,1996This 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.

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Games on 1996-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5Baltimore Orioles4BoxMark BrandenburgDavid WellsMike Henneman
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox3BoxTim BelcherRoger ClemensJeff Montgomery
Oakland Athletics5Detroit Tigers14BoxMike ChristopherDoug Johns(none)
Seattle Mariners6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxRafael CarmonaMike PottsNorm Charlton
Minnesota Twins4New York Yankees5BoxMariano RiveraBrad RadkeJohn Wetteland
Cleveland Indians6Toronto Blue Jays3BoxOrel HershiserErik HansonJose Mesa
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds0BoxMike GraceDave BurbaRicky Bottalico
Montreal Expos6Colorado Rockies2BoxTavo AlvarezArmando Reynoso(none)
Chicago Cubs0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxPedro AstacioSteve TrachselTodd Worrell
New York Mets6Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxJason ChristiansenJason Isringhausen(none)
Houston Astros2San Diego Padres3BoxTim WorrellMike HamptonTrevor Hoffman
Florida Marlins3San Francisco Giants0BoxKevin BrownOsvaldo Fernandez(none)
Atlanta Braves6St. Louis Cardinals1BoxSteve AveryAndy Benes(none)

Standings as of 1996-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Baltimore Orioles22139.591--117124-74-69-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1407565.536
279New York Yankees20119.5501.01019475-76-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1428161.570
31123Toronto Blue Jays22913.4094.0127129-26-53-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1406575.464
41226Detroit Tigers24915.3755.0144188-444-115-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1384494.319
51428Boston Red Sox23617.2617.5100143-433-113-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1397960.568
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cleveland Indians21147.667--124101237-47-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1408555.607
268Chicago White Sox21129.5712.011097138-64-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1417368.518
3812Milwaukee Brewers211110.5243.0120102186-55-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1416972.489
41019Minnesota Twins211011.4764.0137116214-46-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1416873.482
51327Kansas City Royals23716.3048.084123-393-64-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1386870.493
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers22148.636--153113403-511-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1407664.543
235Seattle Mariners23149.6090.5144119255-49-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1387167.514
357California Angels21129.5711.5103113-103-79-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1405882.414
4915Oakland Athletics221111.5003.0132134-26-55-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1406773.479
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos23167.696--148103456-410-3W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1397267.518
2310Philadelphia Phillies221210.5453.510291118-44-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1405585.393
3411Atlanta Braves241311.5423.510883255-58-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1388355.601
41222Florida Marlins241014.4176.56999-305-85-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1387068.507
51425New York Mets21813.3817.0122129-73-65-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1416378.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1514St. Louis Cardinals241212.500--99122-235-67-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1387662.551
3918Pittsburgh Pirates231112.4780.511211027-74-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1396277.446
2716Houston Astros231112.4780.5129140-116-55-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1397168.511
41121Chicago Cubs231013.4351.511810992-68-7L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1396673.475
51324Cincinnati Reds23914.3912.5116150-344-85-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1397267.518
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
121San Diego Padres23167.696--13790479-47-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1397564.540
2613Los Angeles Dodgers241212.5004.5868514-108-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1387860.565
3817San Francisco Giants231112.4785.0120127-77-64-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1395782.410
41020Colorado Rockies221012.4555.5109137-286-54-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1407367.521


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Robbie BeckettP23.284Claimed on waivers by Rockies from Marlins. 
Adam HyzduCF-RF24.142Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Gregg OlsonP29.197Traded by Reds to Tigers for Yuri Sanchez. 
Yuri SanchezSS22.166Traded by Tigers to Reds for RHP Gregg Olson April 26 1996 
Yuri SanchezSS22.166Loaned by Tigers to coop Visalia March 31- 
Mike WalkerP29.204Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.