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Games on 1996-06-08

Top1996 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP947,6343:09James BaldwinKent MerckerJames Baldwin (6-1)Kent Mercker (3-4)Roberto Hernandez (18)Terry BevingtonDavey JohnsonOriole Park at Ca
ALMilwaukee Brewers3Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP1030,3993:42Scott KarlRoger ClemensGraeme Lloyd (2-2)Joe Hudson (0-2)Mike Fetters (10)Phil GarnerKevin KennedyFenway Park
ALCalifornia Angels0Cleveland Indians5Boxscore - PBP942,2672:43Chuck FinleyOrel HershiserOrel Hershiser (5-4)Chuck Finley (7-4)-Marcel LachemannMike HargroveProgressive Field
ALNew York Yankees7Detroit Tigers9Boxscore - PBP920,1732:59Kenny RogersTom UrbaniGregg Olson (1-0)Kenny Rogers (4-2)Richie Lewis (2)Joe TorreBuddy BellTiger Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners8Kansas City Royals12Boxscore - PBP930,0223:03Bob MilackiKevin AppierKevin Appier (5-6)Bob Milacki (1-4)Jeff Montgomery (16)Lou PiniellaBob BooneKauffman Stadium
ALOakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP902:37Steve WojciechowskiRich RobertsonRich Robertson (2-7)Steve Wojciechowski (5-3)Eddie Guardado (2)Art HoweTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALOakland Athletics13Minnesota Twins7Boxscore - PBP922,1643:31John WasdinPat MahomesJohn Wasdin (3-0)Pat Mahomes (1-4)-Art HoweTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALToronto Blue Jays0Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP943,4392:30Juan GuzmanDarren OliverDarren Oliver (5-2)Juan Guzman (4-4)-Cito GastonJohnny OatesGlobe Life Park i
ALToronto Blue Jays0Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP943,4392:30Juan GuzmanDarren OliverDarren Oliver (5-2)Juan Guzman (4-4)-Cito GastonJohnny OatesRangers Ballpark
NLMontreal Expos4Chicago Cubs6Boxscore - PBP937,3732:52Pedro MartinezAmaury TelemacoAmaury Telemaco (3-2)Pedro Martinez (5-3)Turk Wendell (5)Felipe AlouJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLAtlanta Braves12Colorado Rockies13Boxscore - PBP948,0153:17Tom GlavineMike FarmerDarren Holmes (2-1)Greg McMichael (3-1)Bruce Ruffin (8)Bobby CoxDon BaylorCoors Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Houston Astros7Boxscore - PBP923,7392:57Curt SchillingDarryl KileBilly Wagner (1-0)Russ Springer (1-5)-Jim FregosiTerry CollinsAstrodome
NLCincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP1044,5753:20Mark PortugalPedro AstacioTodd Worrell (2-3)Hector Carrasco (1-1)-Ray KnightTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLFlorida Marlins6New York Mets7Boxscore - PBP922,5502:45David WeathersMark ClarkMark Clark (5-6)David Weathers (2-1)John Franco (12)Rene LachemannDallas GreenShea Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates9San Diego Padres8Boxscore - PBP1441,3785:03Matt RuebelJoey HamiltonFrancisco Cordova (2-2)Willie Blair (0-3)-Jim LeylandBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP920,4012:24Todd StottlemyreWilliam VanLandinghamRich DeLucia (2-1)Todd Stottlemyre (5-4)Rod Beck (15)Tony LaRussaDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP920,4012:24Todd StottlemyreWilliam VanLandinghamRich DeLucia (2-1)Todd Stottlemyre (5-4)Rod Beck (15)Tony LaRussaDusty BakerCandlestick Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 1996-06-08.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Yankees573324.579--3222784413-1520-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1055946.562
258Baltimore Orioles573225.5611.03443341011-1221-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1055649.533
31224Toronto Blue Jays602634.4338.5307329-2212-1914-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1024854.471
41327Boston Red Sox592435.40710.0333357-249-2015-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1036142.592
51428Detroit Tigers611546.24620.0275463-1887-298-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1013863.376
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians593920.661--3492757420-1319-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1026042.588
223Chicago White Sox593821.6441.035824910918-1620-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1034756.456
3715Minnesota Twins592930.49210.03303191113-1516-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1034954.476
4919Milwaukee Brewers582731.46611.53363241213-1614-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1045351.510
51020Kansas City Royals612833.45912.0276304-2815-1713-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1004753.470
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers603723.617--3452786713-1424-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1025349.520
269Seattle Mariners593128.5255.53673412613-1318-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1025448.529
3818Oakland Athletics602832.4679.0305328-2314-1514-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1025052.490
41121California Angels592732.4589.5264332-688-2119-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1024359.422
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves593821.644--32722610116-1122-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1035845.563
237Montreal Expos603426.5674.53122595315-1619-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1025448.529
3712Florida Marlins603030.5008.5234240-610-1620-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1025052.490
41017Philadelphia Phillies592831.47510.0266282-1617-1711-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1033964.379
51325New York Mets592534.42413.0267295-2811-1914-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1034657.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1813Houston Astros623131.500--318317115-1616-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1005149.510
2916St. Louis Cardinals602931.4831.0275304-2916-1713-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1025943.578
31122Pittsburgh Pirates612734.4433.5286307-2115-1512-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1014655.455
41223Chicago Cubs602634.4334.0267299-328-1818-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1025052.490
51426Cincinnati Reds542232.4075.0241307-6610-1512-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1085949.546
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres613625.590--3092446518-1018-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1015546.545
2410Los Angeles Dodgers623230.5164.52412202114-1818-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1005842.580
3511San Francisco Giants593029.5085.0303315-1218-1512-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1033865.369
4614Colorado Rockies582929.5005.5345376-3112-1917-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1045450.519


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kurt AirosoIF21.116signed 
Brent BillingsleyP21.050signed 
Wayne FranklinP22.091signed 
Cody McKayC-3B22.148signed 
Chad MoellerC21.110signed 
Gabe MolinaP21.036signed 
Nate MurphyOF21.054signed 
Jim Tatum1B-3B28.243Purchased by Padres from Red Sox. 
Tony Zuniga3B21.146signed