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Monday, May 20,1996

Monday, May 20,1996

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Games on this date
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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.
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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 1996-05-20 California Angels 1 Baltimore Orioles 13 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards David Wells Jason Grimsley -- 43,492 3:12
1996 reg season 1996-05-20 Oakland Athletics 4 Boston Red Sox 16 box | pbp Fenway Park Tom Gordon Doug Johns -- 20,890 3:07
1996 reg season 1996-05-20 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Chris Haney Pat Hentgen Jeff Montgomery 14,303 2:05
1996 reg season 1996-05-20 Milwaukee Brewers 3 Minnesota Twins 2 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Ricky Bones Frankie Rodriguez Mike Fetters 13,376 2:22
1996 reg season 1996-05-20 Chicago Cubs 1 Atlanta Braves 18 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Steve Avery Frank Castillo -- 29,984 2:27
1996 reg season 1996-05-20 Florida Marlins 5 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Cinergy Field Pat Rapp Dave Burba Robb Nen 18,023 2:56
1996 reg season 1996-05-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 Colorado Rockies 10 box | pbp Coors Field Armando Reynoso Denny Neagle -- 48,042 2:59
1996 reg season 1996-05-20 St. Louis Cardinals 5 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome Donovan Osborne Doug Drabek -- 14,547 3:03
1996 reg season 1996-05-20 New York Mets 7 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Bobby Jones Tom Candiotti -- 26,625 2:54
1996 reg season 1996-05-20 Montreal Expos 6 San Francisco Giants 9 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mark Dewey Mike Dyer Rod Beck 10,062 3:19
10 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.
  • 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.
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 40 24 16 .600 0.0 229 199 30 L1 8-9 16-7 1 3 6 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 42 24 18 .571 1.0 246 250 -4 W2 9-9 15-9 2 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 43 20 23 .465 5.5 239 241 -2 L1 11-13 9-10 3 9 18 -- dnq
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 41 17 24 .415 7.5 231 254 -23 W2 5-14 12-10 4 13 24 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 45 12 33 .267 14.5 211 348 -137 L6 6-21 6-12 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 41 28 13 .683 0.0 248 196 52 W1 14-9 14-4 1 1 1 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 42 24 18 .571 4.5 250 191 59 W3 13-13 11-5 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 41 21 20 .512 7.0 255 218 37 W5 11-10 10-10 3 7 11 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 42 18 24 .429 10.5 227 237 -10 L4 7-12 11-12 4 11 21 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 45 19 26 .422 11.0 195 241 -46 W1 11-13 8-13 5 12 22 -- 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 43 27 16 .628 0.0 263 201 62 L1 9-9 18-7 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 42 22 20 .524 4.5 258 224 34 L1 9-9 13-11 2 6 10 -- dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 42 20 22 .476 6.5 226 239 -13 L2 10-10 10-12 3 8 17 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 43 20 23 .465 7.0 195 234 -39 L1 7-15 13-8 4 10 19 -- 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 Atlanta Braves franchise | log 44 29 15 .659 0.0 236 145 91 W4 10-7 19-8 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 45 28 17 .622 1.5 251 195 56 L2 12-13 16-4 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 46 23 23 .500 7.0 176 199 -23 W3 8-14 15-9 3 5 14 -- dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 7.0 180 199 -19 W1 13-10 8-11 4 7 12 -- dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 43 18 25 .419 10.5 211 212 -1 W1 9-16 9-9 5 11 23 -- 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 46 22 24 .478 0.0 224 236 -12 L1 13-12 9-12 1 9 16 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 45 20 25 .444 1.5 213 215 -2 L3 5-13 15-12 2 10 20 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 39 16 23 .410 2.5 185 225 -40 L6 7-11 9-12 3 12 25 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 44 18 26 .409 3.0 196 230 -34 L2 11-12 7-14 4 13 27 -- dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 44 18 26 .409 3.0 197 247 -50 W1 9-14 9-12 5 14 26 -- 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 44 27 17 .614 0.0 223 163 60 W1 12-7 15-10 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 43 23 20 .535 3.5 240 248 -8 W3 14-10 9-10 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 46 23 23 .500 5.0 180 163 17 L2 8-15 15-8 3 6 13 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 41 20 21 .488 5.5 225 260 -35 W5 8-13 12-8 4 8 15 -- 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
Joaquin Benoit Texas Rangers Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Orlando Merced Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)