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Monday, May 6,1996

Monday, May 6,1996

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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 1996-05-06 Kansas City Royals 9 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Tim Belcher Phil Leftwich Hipolito Pichardo 14,447 3:08
1996 reg season 1996-05-06 Detroit Tigers 5 New York Yankees 10 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bob Wickman Mike Myers -- 12,838 3:22
1996 reg season 1996-05-06 Cleveland Indians 3 Oakland Athletics 5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Billy Taylor Paul Assenmacher Mike Mohler 47,313 2:52
1996 reg season 1996-05-06 Minnesota Twins 4 Seattle Mariners 5 box | pbp Kingdome Bob Wells Brad Radke Norm Charlton 32,203 2:38
1996 reg season 1996-05-06 Colorado Rockies 1 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Steve Avery Mark Thompson -- 28,725 2:07
1996 reg season 1996-05-06 New York Mets 1 Florida Marlins 4 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Al Leiter Mark Clark Robb Nen 16,819 2:38
1996 reg season 1996-05-06 Chicago Cubs 2 Montreal Expos 6 box | pbp Stade Olympique Pedro Martinez Jim Bullinger -- 46,893 2:50
1996 reg season 1996-05-06 Houston Astros 11 Philadelphia Phillies 5 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Doug Drabek Rich Hunter -- 15,906 3:10
1996 reg season 1996-05-06 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Hideo Nomo John Hope Scott Radinsky 9,415 2:50
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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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 New York Yankees franchise | log 29 18 11 .621 0.0 166 139 27 W2 7-7 11-4 1 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 2.5 166 184 -18 L1 4-6 12-8 2 6 9 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 4.5 188 188 0 W1 7-7 7-9 3 9 18 -- dnq
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 30 10 20 .333 8.5 145 189 -44 L1 3-11 7-9 4 13 27 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 33 10 23 .303 10.0 166 245 -79 L4 4-14 6-9 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 30 20 10 .667 0.0 178 139 39 L1 11-7 9-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 4.0 147 135 12 L1 9-11 7-3 2 7 11 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 6.0 189 165 24 L4 5-9 9-7 3 10 20 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 29 13 16 .448 6.5 177 161 16 W1 7-10 6-6 4 11 22 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 32 12 20 .375 9.0 137 173 -36 W2 6-9 6-11 5 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 31 20 11 .645 0.0 193 147 46 W3 8-7 12-4 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 2.0 142 150 -8 L1 6-10 12-3 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 32 18 14 .563 2.5 187 163 24 W1 7-6 11-8 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 31 15 16 .484 5.0 161 164 -3 W1 9-7 6-9 4 8 17 -- 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 32 21 11 .656 0.0 194 134 60 W3 10-8 11-3 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 32 19 13 .594 2.0 150 112 38 W3 8-6 11-7 2 3 6 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 4.0 137 136 1 L3 12-7 4-7 3 4 10 -- dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 30 13 17 .433 7.0 159 160 -1 L2 6-9 7-8 4 12 23 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 33 12 21 .364 9.5 106 157 -51 W1 5-13 7-8 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 Chicago Cubs franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 0.0 159 150 9 L1 4-8 12-8 1 7 13 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 0.0 162 164 -2 W1 9-6 7-10 2 6 14 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 31 15 16 .484 0.5 151 156 -5 L1 9-7 6-9 3 9 16 -- dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 1.5 122 163 -41 L1 7-9 7-8 4 11 21 -- Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 29 12 17 .414 2.5 154 183 -29 W3 7-8 5-9 5 13 24 -- 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 31 19 12 .613 0.0 168 123 45 W1 9-4 10-8 1 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 3.5 164 189 -25 L1 7-7 8-8 2 5 12 -- dnq
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 4.0 129 120 9 W1 6-12 10-5 3 8 15 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 4.5 165 173 -8 L4 8-7 6-9 4 10 19 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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
Ruben Amaro Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed to 1-year contract for 1996-1996 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Joel Bennett -- Hist Released by Red Sox
Brandon Puffer -- Hist Released by Twins
3 record(s)