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Tuesday, August 27,1996

Tuesday, August 27,1996

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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 1996-08-27 Oakland Athletics 1 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards David Wells Ariel Prieto Randy Myers 43,641 2:46
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 Boston Red Sox 2 California Angels 1 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Roger Clemens Chuck Finley Heathcliff Slocumb 19,947 3:11
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 Milwaukee Brewers 4 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Tim VanEgmond Alex Fernandez Mike Fetters 15,443 2:52
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 Cleveland Indians 12 Detroit Tigers 2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Albie Lopez Justin Thompson -- 19,602 3:27
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 Texas Rangers 3 Kansas City Royals 4 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jeff Montgomery Jeff Russell -- 12,907 3:06
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 New York Yankees 4 Seattle Mariners 7 box | pbp Kingdome Jamie Moyer Graeme Lloyd -- 32,975 2:52
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 Minnesota Twins 6 Toronto Blue Jays 4 box | pbp Rogers Centre Mike Trombley Paul Quantrill -- 30,033 3:20
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 Cincinnati Reds 4 Colorado Rockies 3 box | pbp Coors Field John Smiley Armando Reynoso Jeff Brantley 50,046 3:04
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 Chicago Cubs 5 Houston Astros 6 box | pbp Astrodome Alvin Morman Terry Adams Xavier Hernandez 15,374 2:40
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Montreal Expos 1 box | pbp Stade Olympique Hideo Nomo Jeff Fassero -- 21,040 3:15
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 San Diego Padres 4 New York Mets 3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Willie Blair Dave Mlicki Trevor Hoffman 17,925 2:35
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 Atlanta Braves 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Denny Neagle John Smoltz Dan Plesac 14,603 2:11
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 Philadelphia Phillies 3 San Francisco Giants 2 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mike Williams Jose Bautista Ricky Bottalico 9,549 3:02
1996 reg season 1996-08-27 Florida Marlins 6 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Mark Hutton Mike Morgan Robb Nen 24,784 2:30
14 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 131 74 57 .565 0.0 684 651 33 L3 32-31 42-26 1 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Braves)
1996 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 132 71 61 .538 3.5 788 747 41 W2 34-28 36-34 2 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1996 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 133 68 65 .511 7.0 761 760 1 W4 28-36 40-29 3 7 14 -- dnq
1996 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 133 62 71 .466 13.0 667 693 -26 L1 33-37 29-34 4 11 21 -- dnq
1996 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 132 47 85 .356 27.5 653 906 -253 L2 22-49 25-36 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 132 79 53 .598 0.0 775 642 133 W3 41-27 38-26 1 1 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1996 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 134 70 64 .522 10.0 743 664 79 L2 35-34 35-30 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1996 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 132 66 66 .500 13.0 750 747 3 W1 33-29 33-37 3 8 15 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 133 64 69 .481 15.5 756 746 10 W2 33-34 31-35 4 9 18 -- dnq
1996 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 133 60 73 .451 19.5 626 654 -28 W1 32-33 28-40 5 13 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 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 133 75 58 .564 0.0 787 652 135 L1 32-34 43-24 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
1996 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 131 68 63 .519 6.0 806 754 52 W2 35-30 33-33 2 6 12 -- dnq
1996 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 135 63 72 .467 13.0 715 758 -43 L2 33-36 30-36 3 10 20 -- dnq
1996 AL West California Angels franchise | log 132 61 71 .462 13.5 645 782 -137 L2 25-42 36-29 4 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 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 130 81 49 .623 0.0 637 484 153 L2 33-26 48-23 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Yankees)
1996 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 130 70 60 .538 11.0 628 563 65 L2 32-34 38-26 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1996 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 132 62 70 .470 20.0 552 588 -36 W4 20-44 42-26 3 10 19 -- dnq
1996 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 132 59 73 .447 23.0 625 650 -25 L5 25-44 34-29 4 11 24 -- dnq
1996 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 133 54 79 .406 28.5 523 657 -134 W1 27-44 27-35 5 14 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 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 133 71 62 .534 0.0 643 653 -10 W1 32-35 39-27 1 5 9 Yes dnq
1996 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 132 69 63 .523 1.5 608 587 21 L1 34-34 35-29 2 6 10 -- Lost NLCS (Braves)
1996 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 131 65 66 .496 5.0 602 644 -42 W1 32-35 33-31 3 8 16 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 129 64 65 .496 5.0 633 604 29 L1 28-34 36-31 4 9 17 -- dnq
1996 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 131 56 75 .427 14.0 600 680 -80 W1 28-39 28-36 5 13 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 West San Diego Padres franchise | log 133 73 60 .549 0.0 655 566 89 W3 35-29 38-31 1 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1996 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 131 71 60 .542 1.0 560 540 20 W5 34-32 37-28 2 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 133 69 64 .519 4.0 803 787 16 L1 23-43 46-21 3 7 13 -- dnq
1996 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 130 56 74 .431 15.5 613 679 -66 L1 25-39 31-35 4 12 25 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Eric Chavez Oakland Athletics Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Mark Parent Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1996-1996 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Pedro Santana Detroit Tigers Hist Traded from Houston Astros with Kevin Gallaher to Detroit Tigers for Gregg Olson (8/26/1996)
Carlos Garcia Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Activated from Disabled List
Dennis Martinez Cleveland Indians Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)