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Wednesday May 22,1996This 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 1996-05-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels5Baltimore Orioles10BoxJimmy HaynesJim AbbottRoger McDowell
Seattle Mariners6Boston Red Sox1BoxBob WolcottTim Wakefield(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Chicago White Sox2BoxKirk McCaskillMike Timlin(none)
Milwaukee Brewers10Cleveland Indians8BoxScott KarlJack McDowellMike Fetters
Kansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers4BoxTim BelcherJohn FarrellJeff Montgomery
Texas Rangers6Minnesota Twins5BoxRoger PavlikJose ParraMike Henneman
Oakland Athletics5New York Yankees1BoxSteve WojciechowskiAndy PettitteMike Mohler
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves9BoxTom GlavineJim Bullinger(none)
Florida Marlins1Cincinnati Reds4BoxJohn SmileyAl LeiterJeff Brantley
Pittsburgh Pirates3Colorado Rockies6BoxKevin RitzZane SmithBruce Ruffin
St. Louis Cardinals5Houston Astros2BoxAlan BenesDarryl KileT.J. Mathews
New York Mets3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMark ClarkHideo NomoJohn Franco
Philadelphia Phillies2San Diego Padres5BoxJoey HamiltonMike GraceTrevor Hoffman
Montreal Expos4San Francisco Giants3BoxPedro MartinezWilliam VanLandinghamMel Rojas

Standings as of 1996-05-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees422517.595--237207308-917-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1206753.558
258Baltimore Orioles442519.5681.0258260-29-916-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1186355.534
31121Toronto Blue Jays452025.4446.5241245-411-159-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1175463.462
41326Boston Red Sox431726.3958.5239273-345-1412-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1196851.571
51428Detroit Tigers471235.25515.5216361-1456-216-14L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1154174.357
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians432914.674--2622115114-915-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1187048.593
247Chicago White Sox442618.5913.52541936113-1313-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1185959.500
3712Milwaukee Brewers432221.5127.02702323812-1110-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1195861.487
41019Kansas City Royals472126.44710.0208246-3813-138-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1145460.474
51223Minnesota Twins441925.43210.5236246-107-1212-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1185959.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers452817.622--2722106210-1018-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1176255.530
269Seattle Mariners442420.5453.52772324511-913-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1176156.521
3816Oakland Athletics442123.4776.5234247-1311-1110-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1185761.483
4917California Angels452124.4677.0205246-418-1613-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1164967.422
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves463016.652--2471539410-720-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1166650.569
224Montreal Expos472918.6171.52602065413-1416-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1155956.513
4815Philadelphia Phillies442222.5007.0187208-2114-118-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1184573.381
3613Florida Marlins482424.5007.0180205-259-1515-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1145658.491
51224New York Mets451926.42210.5218220-210-179-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1175265.444
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1918Houston Astros482226.458--228249-2113-129-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1146054.526
21020Chicago Cubs472126.4470.5221226-56-1415-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1155560.478
31122St. Louis Cardinals462026.4351.0210251-4111-149-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1166848.586
41325Cincinnati Reds411724.4151.5191229-387-1110-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1216457.529
51427Pittsburgh Pirates461828.3913.0209248-3911-147-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1165561.474
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Diego Padres462818.609--2321706212-716-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1166353.543
2410San Francisco Giants452421.5333.5251257-614-1010-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1174473.376
3511Colorado Rockies432221.5124.5243273-308-1314-8W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1196158.513
4714Los Angeles Dodgers482424.5005.0188170188-1516-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1146648.579


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Felix FerminSS32.226Released by Yankees. 
Quincy FosterOF21.204signed 
Mel HallLF-OF35.248Released by Giants. 
Brian ShouseP27.238Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.