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Friday May 17,1996This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1996-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners13Baltimore Orioles14BoxAlan MillsNorm Charlton(none)
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox5BoxMike StantonTodd Van Poppel(none)
Texas Rangers10Cleveland Indians12BoxAlan EmbreeGil HerediaJose Mesa
Chicago White Sox11Detroit Tigers6BoxRoberto HernandezRichie Lewis(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Kansas City Royals4BoxTim BelcherJuan GuzmanJeff Montgomery
Milwaukee Brewers12Minnesota Twins1BoxScott KarlJose Parra(none)
California Angels5New York Yankees8BoxAndy PettitteJim AbbottMariano Rivera
Cincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves8BoxGreg MadduxJohn Smiley(none)
Florida Marlins1Chicago Cubs3BoxJim BullingerAl LeiterTurk Wendell
St. Louis Cardinals11Colorado Rockies12BoxCurt LeskanicCory BaileyBruce Ruffin
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros4BoxShane ReynoldsJon LieberTodd Jones
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxHideo NomoMike GraceTodd Worrell
Montreal Expos1San Diego Padres2BoxTrevor HoffmanMel Rojas(none)

Standings as of 1996-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees382315.605--221186358-915-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1246955.556
247Baltimore Orioles392217.5641.5222235-139-913-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1236657.537
31120Toronto Blue Jays401822.4506.0226232-69-129-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1225666.459
41327Boston Red Sox381523.3958.0198242-445-1410-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1247054.565
51428Detroit Tigers431231.27913.5204318-1146-216-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1194178.345
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians392712.692--2371855214-913-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1227250.590
258Chicago White Sox402218.5505.52201843611-1311-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1226359.516
3917Milwaukee Brewers381820.4748.5241211308-1010-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1246262.500
41019Minnesota Twins391821.4629.0220223-37-1211-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1236063.488
51223Kansas City Royals421824.42910.5186228-4211-137-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1195762.479
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers412615.634--252190628-818-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1216457.529
269Seattle Mariners402119.5254.5244213318-813-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1216457.529
3714Oakland Athletics391920.4876.021420689-810-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1235964.480
4816California Angels401921.4756.5181213-326-1313-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1215170.421
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos422715.643--2391805911-1116-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1206159.508
223Atlanta Braves412615.6340.52071386910-716-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1217051.579
3612Philadelphia Phillies402020.5006.0173188-1512-98-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1224775.385
4918Florida Marlins432023.4657.5160187-275-1415-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1196059.504
51426New York Mets391623.4109.5188199-117-149-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1235568.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Houston Astros432122.488--216226-1013-128-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1196158.513
2815Chicago Cubs422022.4760.5203186175-1215-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1205664.467
31122Cincinnati Reds361620.4441.5176209-337-99-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1266561.516
41224Pittsburgh Pirates411724.4153.0184215-3110-107-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1215665.463
51325St. Louis Cardinals411724.4153.0181225-448-129-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1217150.587
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Diego Padres422616.619--2171576012-714-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1206555.542
2410San Francisco Giants392019.5134.5219226-714-106-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1234875.390
3511Los Angeles Dodgers432221.5124.5168149198-1514-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1196851.571
41021Colorado Rockies381721.4477.0196242-468-139-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1246658.532


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Larry Bethea1B19.220Released by Dodgers 
Randy KnorrC27.186Purchased by Astros from Blue Jays. 
Brad PenningtonP27.033Claimed on waivers by Angels from Red Sox.