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Saturday May 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.

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Games on 1996-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers5Baltimore Orioles10BoxMike MussinaSteve Sparks(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox8BoxTom GordonFrank ViolaHeathcliff Slocumb
Minnesota Twins2California Angels5BoxJason GrimsleyFrankie Rodriguez(none)
Texas Rangers3Detroit Tigers1BoxRoger PavlikGreg Gohr(none)
Oakland Athletics5Kansas City Royals2BoxSteve WojciechowskiMark GubiczaBuddy Groom
Chicago White Sox11New York Yankees5BoxMatt KarchnerJeff Nelson(none)
Cleveland Indians1Seattle Mariners5BoxPaul MenhartAlbie Lopez(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Atlanta Braves6BoxGreg McMichaelKen RyanBrad Clontz
New York Mets7Chicago Cubs3BoxBobby JonesFrank CastilloDoug Henry
Florida Marlins5Colorado Rockies17BoxMarvin FreemanChris Hammond(none)
Montreal Expos2Houston Astros1BoxDave VeresXavier HernandezMel Rojas
Los Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxPaul WagnerTom Candiotti(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Diego Padres3BoxTodd StottlemyreSean BergmanDennis Eckersley
Cincinnati Reds9San Francisco Giants7BoxMarcus MooreMark LeiterJeff Brantley

Standings as of 1996-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135New York Yankees271611.593--149133167-79-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1357659.563
2610Baltimore Orioles291613.5521.0165171-64-612-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1337261.541
31022Toronto Blue Jays291316.4484.0177184-76-77-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1336172.459
41226Boston Red Sox291019.3457.0141178-373-117-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1337558.564
51428Detroit Tigers311021.3238.0159232-734-136-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1314388.328
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians28199.679--1731343910-69-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1338053.602
2711Chicago White Sox291613.5523.5146128189-107-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1336964.519
3812Minnesota Twins281414.5005.0184155295-79-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1346470.478
41123Milwaukee Brewers281216.4297.016416046-106-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1346866.507
51327Kansas City Royals301020.33310.0126169-435-95-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1316566.496
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Texas Rangers301911.633--190145457-712-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1327161.538
246California Angels291712.5861.5133140-76-1011-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1325379.402
358Seattle Mariners301713.5672.0182157257-610-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1316863.519
4919Oakland Athletics291415.4834.5156159-39-65-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1336469.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos301911.633--183132519-810-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1326963.523
237Philadelphia Phillies281612.5712.01241141012-64-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1345183.381
349Atlanta Braves301713.5672.0135103328-69-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1327953.598
41221New York Mets281315.4645.015415136-77-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1345876.433
51425Florida Marlins311120.3558.598151-535-126-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1316962.527
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2513Houston Astros301515.500--151154-38-67-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1326765.508
1714Chicago Cubs301515.500--152140124-711-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1326171.462
31018Pittsburgh Pirates291415.4830.5143146-39-75-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1335974.444
41120St. Louis Cardinals301416.4671.0118153-357-87-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1327458.561
51324Cincinnati Reds281117.3933.0142177-356-85-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1347064.522
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Diego Padres301812.600--158119399-49-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1327359.553
2615Colorado Rockies281414.5003.0158181-237-67-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1346965.515
3816Los Angeles Dodgers311516.4843.511911275-1110-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1317556.573
4917San Francisco Giants291415.4833.5159161-28-76-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1335479.406


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian Hunter1B28.061Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.