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Saturday May 18,1996This 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 1996-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners7Baltimore Orioles3BoxBob MilackiKent Mercker(none)
Oakland Athletics6Boston Red Sox5BoxBuddy GroomRich GarcesBilly Taylor
Texas Rangers6Cleveland Indians3BoxDarren OliverBrian AndersonMike Henneman
Chicago White Sox16Detroit Tigers4BoxKirk McCaskillJohn FarrellBill Simas
Toronto Blue Jays6Kansas City Royals2BoxFrank ViolaKevin Appier(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Minnesota Twins3BoxAngel MirandaPat MahomesMike Fetters
California Angels3New York Yankees7BoxKenny RogersShad WilliamsMariano Rivera
Cincinnati Reds1Atlanta Braves2BoxBrad ClontzJohnny RuffinMark Wohlers
Florida Marlins3Chicago Cubs2BoxJohn BurkettSteve TrachselRobb Nen
St. Louis Cardinals8Colorado Rockies9BoxJohn HabyanDennis Eckersley(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros1BoxFrancisco CordovaAnthony YoungDan Plesac
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxPedro AstacioSid FernandezAntonio Osuna
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres2BoxUgueth UrbinaFernando ValenzuelaMel Rojas
New York Mets14San Francisco Giants5BoxMark ClarkWilliam VanLandingham(none)

Standings as of 1996-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135New York Yankees392415.615--228189398-916-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1236855.553
258Baltimore Orioles402218.5502.5225242-179-913-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1226656.541
3918Toronto Blue Jays411922.4636.0232234-210-129-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1215566.455
41327Boston Red Sox391524.3859.0203248-455-1410-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1237053.569
51428Detroit Tigers441232.27314.5208334-1266-216-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1184177.347
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians402713.675--2401914914-913-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1217249.595
247Chicago White Sox412318.5614.52361884812-1311-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1216259.512
3814Milwaukee Brewers391920.4877.5248214349-1010-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1236162.496
41121Minnesota Twins401822.4509.0223230-77-1211-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1226062.492
51225Kansas City Royals431825.41910.5188234-4611-137-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1185761.483
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers422715.643--258193659-818-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1206357.525
269Seattle Mariners412219.5374.5251216359-813-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1206357.525
3712Oakland Athletics402020.5006.0220211910-810-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1225864.475
41019California Angels411922.4637.5184220-366-1413-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1205169.425
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos432815.651--2421826012-1116-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1196059.504
223Atlanta Braves422715.6430.52091397010-717-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1206951.575
3613Philadelphia Phillies412021.4887.0175195-2012-108-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1214774.388
4716Florida Marlins442123.4777.5163189-266-1415-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1185959.500
51324New York Mets401723.4259.5202204-28-149-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1225468.443
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Houston Astros442123.477--217228-1113-128-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1186157.517
2917Chicago Cubs432023.4650.5205189165-1215-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1195663.471
31122Cincinnati Reds371621.4321.5177211-347-109-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1256560.520
41223Pittsburgh Pirates421824.4292.0186216-3011-107-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1205565.458
51426St. Louis Cardinals421725.4053.0189234-458-139-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1207149.592
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Diego Padres432617.605--2191605912-714-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1196554.546
2410Los Angeles Dodgers442321.5233.5175151248-1515-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1186751.568
3511San Francisco Giants402020.5004.5224240-1614-106-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1224874.393
41020Colorado Rockies391821.4626.0205250-458-1310-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1236558.528


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe KlinkP34.104Granted Free Agency.