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Thursday, May 16,1996

Thursday, May 16,1996

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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 1996-05-16 Detroit Tigers 3 Cleveland Indians 8 box | pbp Progressive Field Jack McDowell Brian Williams -- 42,330 2:24
1996 reg season 1996-05-16 Chicago White Sox 2 Milwaukee Brewers 3 box | pbp County Stadium Graeme Lloyd Kevin Tapani Mike Fetters 13,849 2:40
1996 reg season 1996-05-16 Toronto Blue Jays 1 Minnesota Twins 4 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Brad Radke Paul Quantrill Dave Stevens 13,538 2:24
1996 reg season 1996-05-16 Houston Astros 1 Chicago Cubs 13 box | pbp Wrigley Field Amaury Telemaco Doug Drabek -- 15,902 2:39
1996 reg season 1996-05-16 Philadelphia Phillies 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Ismael Valdez Mike Mimbs -- 25,960 2:42
1996 reg season 1996-05-16 New York Mets 6 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Pete Harnisch Joey Hamilton John Franco 17,341 2:29
6 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 37 22 15 .595 0.0 213 181 32 L1 8-9 14-6 1 3 6 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 38 21 17 .553 1.5 208 222 -14 W2 9-9 12-8 2 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 39 18 21 .462 5.0 224 228 -4 L2 9-11 9-10 3 10 19 -- dnq
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 37 14 23 .378 8.0 193 239 -46 W2 5-14 9-9 4 13 27 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 42 12 30 .286 12.5 198 307 -109 L3 6-21 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 38 26 12 .684 0.0 225 175 50 W5 14-9 12-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 39 21 18 .538 5.5 209 178 31 L1 10-13 11-5 2 5 8 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 38 18 20 .474 8.0 219 211 8 W2 7-12 11-8 3 9 17 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 37 17 20 .459 8.5 229 210 19 W1 7-10 10-10 4 11 20 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 41 17 24 .415 10.5 182 226 -44 W1 11-13 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 40 26 14 .650 0.0 242 178 64 L1 8-7 18-7 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 39 21 18 .538 4.5 231 199 32 W1 8-7 13-11 2 6 9 Yes dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 38 19 19 .500 6.0 211 201 10 L2 9-7 10-12 3 7 12 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 39 19 20 .487 6.5 176 205 -29 L4 6-12 13-8 4 8 14 -- 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 41 27 14 .659 0.0 238 178 60 L2 11-10 16-4 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 40 25 15 .625 1.5 199 136 63 L1 10-7 15-8 2 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 6.0 170 182 -12 L1 12-8 8-11 3 5 11 -- dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 42 20 22 .476 7.5 159 184 -25 L1 5-13 15-9 4 7 16 -- dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 39 16 23 .410 10.0 188 199 -11 W1 7-14 9-9 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 Houston Astros franchise | log 42 20 22 .476 0.0 212 224 -12 L1 13-12 7-10 1 8 15 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 41 19 22 .463 0.5 200 185 15 W1 5-12 14-10 2 9 18 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 35 16 19 .457 0.5 174 201 -27 L2 7-8 9-11 3 10 21 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 40 17 23 .425 2.0 182 211 -29 W1 10-9 7-14 4 12 23 -- dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 40 17 23 .425 2.0 170 213 -43 W1 8-11 9-12 5 13 24 -- Lost NLCS (Braves)
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 41 25 16 .610 0.0 215 156 59 L1 12-7 13-9 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 4.0 219 226 -7 L2 14-10 6-9 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 4.5 162 146 16 W3 8-15 13-6 3 6 13 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 37 16 21 .432 7.0 184 231 -47 W1 8-13 8-8 4 11 22 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Scott Sanderson -- Hist Released by Angels
Brian Shouse -- Hist Released by Pirates
Darren Dreifort Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)