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Wednesday June 19,1996This 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 1996-06-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Baltimore Orioles2BoxBobby WittMike MussinaJeff Russell
Chicago White Sox2California Angels14BoxChuck McElroyWilson Alvarez(none)
Boston Red Sox4Cleveland Indians11BoxOrel HershiserTom Gordon(none)
Oakland Athletics10Detroit Tigers3BoxJohn WasdinGreg Keagle(none)
Kansas City Royals8Milwaukee Brewers4BoxHipolito PichardoJose Mercedes(none)
Toronto Blue Jays9Seattle Mariners2BoxErik HansonTim Harikkala(none)
San Diego Padres1Atlanta Braves5BoxJohn SmoltzBob Tewksbury(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs3BoxChan Ho ParkTerry AdamsTodd Worrell
Montreal Expos6Colorado Rockies7BoxBruce RuffinTim Scott(none)
Cincinnati Reds10Houston Astros7BoxMark PortugalMike HamptonJeff Brantley
New York Mets5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxDan PlesacJason Isringhausen(none)
New York Mets5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDave MlickiFrancisco CordovaJohn Franco
Florida Marlins4San Francisco Giants7BoxJose BautistaTerry Mathews(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxAndy BenesRicky Bottalico(none)

Standings as of 1996-06-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145New York Yankees673928.582--3593233616-1623-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I955342.558
257Baltimore Orioles683731.5442.5408404415-1521-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards945143.543
31225Toronto Blue Jays703040.42910.5366381-1515-2315-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome924448.478
41326Boston Red Sox692940.42011.0391432-4111-2318-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park935637.602
51428Detroit Tigers711853.25423.0325529-2049-309-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium913556.385
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians694524.652--4153268922-1523-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field925438.587
234Chicago White Sox694128.5944.04123169620-2121-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II934449.473
3816Milwaukee Brewers693435.49311.04353944115-1819-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium934647.495
4917Minnesota Twins683335.48511.5377368914-1619-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome944549.479
51124Kansas City Royals723141.43115.5331378-4716-1915-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium894445.494
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers714328.606--4213358616-1827-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington914744.516
269Seattle Mariners683632.5295.54204031716-1420-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome934944.527
3710California Angels703733.5295.5346388-4212-2125-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium913358.363
41019Oakland Athletics713338.46510.0376405-2919-2114-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum914546.495
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves704426.629--37326610718-1326-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium925240.565
226Montreal Expos704030.5714.03623016119-1921-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium924844.522
3918Florida Marlins713338.46511.5273295-2213-2420-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium914744.516
41222New York Mets703139.44313.0313342-2914-2317-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium924052.435
51427Philadelphia Phillies692940.42014.5290333-4317-2412-16L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium933855.409
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714St. Louis Cardinals693534.507--311334-2317-1918-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II935340.570
2815Houston Astros733637.4931.0379386-718-2018-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome894643.517
31021Chicago Cubs713338.4653.0321335-1410-1923-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field914348.473
41120Pittsburgh Pirates713338.4653.0341350-918-1515-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium914051.440
51323Cincinnati Reds642836.4384.5295346-5115-1713-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium985345.541
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Los Angeles Dodgers723933.542--2822552719-2020-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium905139.567
3511San Francisco Giants693633.5221.5359367-818-1518-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park933261.344
2412Colorado Rockies693633.5221.5419434-1512-1924-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field934746.505
4613San Diego Padres723735.5142.03343082619-1618-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium905436.600


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joel HinojosaP22.074Signed as nondrafted free agent by independent Devil rays 
Dion JamesLF-CF33.222Signed as Free Agent by Brewers. 
Brett LaxtonP22.257signed 
Travis Lee1B21.024Granted Free Agency. 
Rob MackowiakRF-3B19.364signed 
Luis MatosCF17.232signed 
Denny StarkP21.235signed