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Games on 1996-05-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians8BoxJack McDowellBrian Williams(none)
Chicago White Sox2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxGraeme LloydKevin TapaniMike Fetters
Toronto Blue Jays1Minnesota Twins4BoxBrad RadkePaul QuantrillDave Stevens
Houston Astros1Chicago Cubs13BoxAmaury TelemacoDoug Drabek(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxIsmael ValdezMike Mimbs(none)
New York Mets6San Diego Padres3BoxPete HarnischJoey HamiltonJohn Franco

Standings as of 1996-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees372215.595--213181328-914-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1257055.560
247Baltimore Orioles382117.5531.5208222-149-912-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1246757.540
31019Toronto Blue Jays391821.4625.0224228-49-119-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1235667.455
41327Boston Red Sox371423.3788.0193239-465-149-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1257154.568
51428Detroit Tigers421230.28612.5198307-1096-216-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1204179.342
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians382612.684--2251755014-912-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1237350.593
258Chicago White Sox392118.5385.52091783110-1311-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1236459.520
3917Minnesota Twins381820.4748.021921187-1211-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1246064.484
41120Milwaukee Brewers371720.4598.5229210197-1010-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1256362.504
51225Kansas City Royals411724.41510.5182226-4411-136-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1205862.483
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers402614.650--242178648-718-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1226458.525
269Seattle Mariners392118.5384.5231199328-713-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1226458.525
3712Oakland Athletics381919.5006.0211201109-710-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1245965.476
4814California Angels391920.4876.5176205-296-1213-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1225171.418
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos412714.659--2381786011-1016-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1216160.504
224Atlanta Braves402515.6251.51991366310-715-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1227151.582
3511Philadelphia Phillies392019.5136.0170182-1212-88-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1234776.382
4716Florida Marlins422022.4767.5159184-255-1315-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1206060.500
51426New York Mets391623.41010.0188199-117-149-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1235568.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Houston Astros422022.476--212224-1213-127-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1206258.517
2918Chicago Cubs411922.4630.5200185155-1214-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1215764.471
31021Cincinnati Reds351619.4570.5174201-277-89-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1276562.512
41223Pittsburgh Pirates401723.4252.0182211-2910-97-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1225666.459
51324St. Louis Cardinals401723.4252.0170213-438-119-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1227151.582
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Diego Padres412516.610--2151565912-713-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1216655.545
2410San Francisco Giants392019.5134.0219226-714-106-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1234875.390
3613Los Angeles Dodgers422121.5004.5162146168-1513-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1206951.575
41122Colorado Rockies371621.4327.0184231-478-138-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1256758.536


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Scott SandersonP39.298Released by Angels. 
Brian ShouseP27.232Released by Pirates.