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Wednesday June 5,1996This 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 1996-06-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Baltimore Orioles6BoxArthur RhodesMike MyersRandy Myers
Chicago White Sox8Boston Red Sox6BoxBrian KeyserHeathcliff Slocumb(none)
Seattle Mariners5Cleveland Indians13BoxEric PlunkBob Milacki(none)
Texas Rangers4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBen McDonaldKen HillMike Fetters
California Angels3Minnesota Twins14BoxScott AldredMark LangstonGreg Hansell
Toronto Blue Jays12New York Yankees7BoxPat HentgenJimmy Key(none)
Kansas City Royals5Oakland Athletics2BoxChris HaneyDoug JohnsJeff Montgomery
New York Mets6Atlanta Braves8BoxGreg McMichaelDave MlickiMark Wohlers
Philadelphia Phillies6Chicago Cubs9BoxTerry AdamsToby BorlandTurk Wendell
San Francisco Giants15Cincinnati Reds4BoxMark GardnerKevin Jarvis(none)
Montreal Expos2Florida Marlins1BoxRheal CormierPat RappDave Veres
Colorado Rockies1Houston Astros4BoxDonne WallArmando Reynoso(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxMarc WilkinsPedro AstacioFrancisco Cordova
St. Louis Cardinals4San Diego Padres6BoxTrevor HoffmanTony Fossas(none)

Standings as of 1996-06-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Yankees543222.593--3022624013-1319-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1086048.556
257Baltimore Orioles543123.5741.03283181011-1220-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1085751.528
31120Toronto Blue Jays572631.4567.5299309-1012-1614-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1054857.457
41327Boston Red Sox562234.39311.0314343-299-2013-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1066343.594
51428Detroit Tigers581345.22421.0254438-1847-286-17L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1044064.385
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians563719.661--3382677120-1317-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1056243.590
223Chicago White Sox563620.6431.034423910516-1520-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1064957.462
3712Minnesota Twins562828.5009.03152981713-1515-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1065056.472
4919Milwaukee Brewers562630.46411.03263121412-1514-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1065452.509
51222Kansas City Royals592633.44112.5255291-3615-1711-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1024953.480
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers583523.603--3332716213-1422-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1045549.529
269Seattle Mariners563026.5364.03493183112-1118-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1055550.524
3817California Angels572730.4747.5261323-628-1919-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1044361.413
41021Oakland Athletics572631.4568.5284313-2912-1414-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1055253.495
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves573819.667--30719411316-922-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1055847.552
238Montreal Expos583325.5695.52992504914-1519-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1045549.529
3613Florida Marlins582929.5009.5216231-159-1520-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1045153.490
4815Philadelphia Phillies572829.49110.0258264-617-1511-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1053966.371
51325New York Mets572433.42114.0258277-1911-1913-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1054758.448
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Houston Astros592930.492--293295-215-1614-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1035350.515
2916St. Louis Cardinals582830.4830.5265296-3115-1613-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1046044.577
31223Chicago Cubs582533.4313.5258286-288-1817-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1045153.490
41124Pittsburgh Pirates582533.4313.5264291-2713-1412-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1044856.462
51426Cincinnati Reds522131.4044.5235301-669-1412-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1106050.545
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Diego Padres593623.610--3012257618-1018-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1035548.534
2410San Francisco Giants572928.5096.0295305-1018-1511-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1053966.371
3511Los Angeles Dodgers593029.5086.02272111614-1816-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1036043.583
41018Colorado Rockies552629.4738.0299349-5011-1915-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1075750.533


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pat AhearneP26.177Contract purchased by Dodgers from Duluth-Superior 
Clayton AndrewsP18.021signed 
Joe Crede3B18.040signed 
Mark DeRosa2B-3B21.123signed 
Chad DurbinP18.184signed 
Jeff FarnsworthP20.243signed 
Todd FrohwirthP33.250Granted Free Agency. 
Jeff Frye2B29.278Released by Rangers. 
Jeff Frye2B29.278Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Jamie GannP21.035signed 
John McDonaldSS-3B21.254signed 
Scott MullenP21.139signed 
Joe NelsonP21.223signed 
Kit PellowRF-3B22.281signed 
Tike RedmanCF19.087signed 
Frank ViolaP36.047Released by Blue Jays.