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Saturday, April 20,1996

Saturday, April 20,1996

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 Detroit Tigers 1 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Jason Grimsley Greg Keagle Troy Percival 25,685 2:29
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 Boston Red Sox 1 Cleveland Indians 2 box | pbp Progressive Field Jack McDowell Tim Wakefield Jose Mesa 40,498 2:37
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 Milwaukee Brewers 12 Kansas City Royals 4 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Angel Miranda Jason Jacome -- 17,220 3:02
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 New York Yankees 7 Minnesota Twins 6 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Bob Wickman Eddie Guardado John Wetteland 24,586 3:14
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 Chicago White Sox 8 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Kevin Tapani Todd Van Poppel -- 16,480 2:46
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Seattle Mariners 1 box | pbp Kingdome Juan Guzman Paul Menhart Mike Timlin 47,487 2:41
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 Baltimore Orioles 3 Texas Rangers 8 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Kevin Gross Jimmy Haynes -- 45,358 2:36
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 San Diego Padres 5 Atlanta Braves 6 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Greg McMichael Doug Bochtler Mark Wohlers 31,893 2:47
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 San Francisco Giants 8 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Mark Gardner Jim Bullinger -- 28,047 2:54
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Florida Marlins 7 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Al Leiter Hideo Nomo Robb Nen 35,542 3:00
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 Cincinnati Reds 6 Houston Astros 1 box | pbp Astrodome John Smiley Doug Drabek -- 34,098 2:56
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Montreal Expos 11 box | pbp Stade Olympique Pedro Martinez John Ericks -- 14,022 2:11
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 Colorado Rockies 3 New York Mets 4 box | pbp Shea Stadium John Franco John Habyan -- 20,847 2:40
1996 reg season 1996-04-20 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Philadelphia Phillies 0 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Alan Benes Ricky Bottalico Dennis Eckersley 23,630 2:46
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 16 11 5 .688 0.0 82 85 -3 L3 2-3 9-2 1 2 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 14 7 7 .500 3.0 66 66 0 W1 3-6 4-1 2 7 15 -- Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 17 8 9 .471 3.5 94 96 -2 W2 5-4 3-5 3 9 17 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 19 8 11 .421 4.5 108 136 -28 L4 4-9 4-2 4 11 23 -- dnq
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 17 3 14 .176 8.5 61 107 -46 L2 2-9 1-5 5 14 28 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 15 9 6 .600 0.0 80 67 13 W2 5-3 4-3 1 4 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 15 9 6 .600 0.0 93 68 25 W6 5-3 4-3 2 5 5 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 16 8 8 .500 1.5 81 78 3 W3 6-5 2-3 3 8 14 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 15 7 8 .467 2.0 84 80 4 L1 2-3 5-5 4 10 19 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 17 5 12 .294 5.0 59 93 -34 L4 2-6 3-6 5 13 27 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 16 12 4 .750 0.0 118 66 52 W4 2-3 10-1 1 1 1 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 18 12 6 .667 1.0 118 87 31 L2 4-2 8-4 2 3 3 Yes dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 17 9 8 .529 3.5 82 94 -12 W4 2-6 7-2 3 6 12 -- dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 16 6 10 .375 6.0 95 98 -3 L4 4-4 2-6 4 12 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 17 10 7 .588 0.0 98 76 22 W2 5-4 5-3 1 3 9 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 18 10 8 .556 0.5 87 65 22 W2 3-4 7-4 2 5 10 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 2.5 70 69 1 L2 5-4 2-5 3 11 21 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 18 7 11 .389 3.5 49 76 -27 W3 3-7 4-4 4 13 24 -- dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 15 5 10 .333 4.0 86 94 -8 W1 2-4 3-6 5 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 18 11 7 .611 0.0 73 79 -6 W2 5-3 6-4 1 1 4 Yes Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 17 10 7 .588 0.5 100 80 20 L1 2-3 8-4 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 17 9 8 .529 1.5 94 113 -19 W1 4-3 5-5 3 7 13 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 17 8 9 .471 2.5 95 109 -14 L1 4-2 4-7 4 8 18 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 17 8 9 .471 2.5 80 79 1 L2 6-5 2-4 5 9 16 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1996 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 17 10 7 .588 0.0 107 75 32 L2 6-4 4-3 1 2 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 17 9 8 .529 1.0 90 91 -1 W1 6-6 3-2 2 6 11 -- dnq
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 18 8 10 .444 2.5 66 68 -2 L2 3-8 5-2 3 10 20 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 2.5 84 105 -21 L1 3-5 4-4 4 12 22 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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 teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Matt Williams Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Thomas Howard Cincinnati Reds Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)