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Games on 1996-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3California Angels10BoxMark LangstonDavid Wells(none)
Detroit Tigers0Chicago White Sox9BoxKevin TapaniFelipe Lira(none)
Cleveland Indians10Milwaukee Brewers4BoxDennis MartinezBen McDonald(none)
New York Yankees4Oakland Athletics1BoxJimmy KeyDoug JohnsJohn Wetteland
Boston Red Sox6Seattle Mariners9BoxBob WellsRich Garces(none)
Minnesota Twins2Texas Rangers7BoxKen HillFrankie Rodriguez(none)
Kansas City Royals2Toronto Blue Jays4BoxPat HentgenMark GubiczaMike Timlin
Atlanta Braves9Cincinnati Reds1BoxSteve AveryPete Schourek(none)
Chicago Cubs2Florida Marlins1BoxJaime NavarroPat Rapp(none)
San Francisco Giants4Montreal Expos7BoxOmar DaalRich DeLuciaDave Veres
Los Angeles Dodgers10New York Mets3BoxRamon MartinezBobby Jones(none)
San Diego Padres4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxAndy AshbyTerry MulhollandTrevor Hoffman
Colorado Rockies4Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxDenny NeagleArmando ReynosoFrancisco Cordova
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals6BoxDonovan OsborneGreg SwindellTony Fossas

Standings as of 1996-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Yankees502921.580--2732393411-1318-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1126349.563
258Baltimore Orioles502822.5601.0295298-310-1118-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1126052.536
3918Toronto Blue Jays532429.4536.5273287-1411-1513-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1095059.459
41326Boston Red Sox522131.4049.0297321-248-1913-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1106446.582
51428Detroit Tigers541341.24118.0236405-1697-246-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1084068.370
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians523517.673--3062446219-1216-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1096445.587
235Chicago White Sox523220.6153.03132229114-1518-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1105357.482
41121Minnesota Twins512328.45111.5272279-711-1512-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1115556.495
31020Milwaukee Brewers512328.45111.53002851512-1511-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1115754.514
51222Kansas City Royals542430.44412.0236269-3313-1411-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1075156.477
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers533419.642--3082387012-1222-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1095653.514
269Seattle Mariners522824.5385.53262913511-1017-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1095752.523
3713California Angels522626.5007.5243278-358-1618-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1094465.404
4817Oakland Athletics522428.4629.5265287-2212-1412-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1105456.491
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves523517.673--28016711315-820-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1106149.555
237Montreal Expos543123.5745.02912355613-1418-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1085751.528
3614Florida Marlins542727.5009.0203222-199-1518-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1085355.491
4812Philadelphia Phillies522626.5009.0225232-716-1310-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1104169.373
51123New York Mets522230.42313.0232254-2210-1712-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1104961.445
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1916Houston Astros552728.491--269279-1015-1412-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1075552.514
21019St. Louis Cardinals532429.4532.0240281-4113-1511-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1096445.587
31224Chicago Cubs532231.4154.0235258-237-1715-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1095455.495
41325Cincinnati Reds471928.4044.0219271-529-1410-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1156253.539
51427Pittsburgh Pirates532132.3965.0242282-4011-1410-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1095257.477
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Diego Padres543420.630--2741957917-917-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1085751.528
2410Los Angeles Dodgers552926.5275.52201972313-1716-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1076146.570
3515Colorado Rockies502525.5007.0284317-3310-1515-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1125854.518
4711San Francisco Giants522626.5007.0264288-2415-1311-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1104268.382


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eloy AranoOF22.087Loaned by Tigers to Visalia March 29- 
Danny BautistaRF-LF24.007Traded by Tigers to Braves for Anton French. 
Anton FrenchOF20.311Traded by Braves to Tigers for OF Danny Bautista