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Games on 1996-07-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers8California Angels1BoxRoger PavlikChuck Finley(none)
Minnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox5BoxBrad RadkeLuis AndujarDave Stevens
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians6BoxJulian TavarezMike MagnantePaul Shuey
Milwaukee Brewers5Detroit Tigers8BoxBrian WilliamsJeff D'Amico(none)
Oakland Athletics3Seattle Mariners4BoxBobby AyalaCarlos Reyes(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJuan GuzmanRick KrivdaMike Timlin
Florida Marlins3Houston Astros4BoxDoug DrabekAl LeiterTodd Jones
Atlanta Braves3Montreal Expos1BoxTom GlavineTim ScottMark Wohlers
New York Mets10Philadelphia Phillies6BoxPaul ByrdKen RyanDoug Henry
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDenny NeagleFrank CastilloDan Plesac
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres3BoxJoey HamiltonRamon MartinezTrevor Hoffman
Colorado Rockies3San Francisco Giants2BoxCurt LeskanicRod BeckBruce Ruffin
Cincinnati Reds0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxDonovan OsborneJohn Smiley(none)

Standings as of 1996-07-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees814932.605--4233853822-1827-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I814338.531
257Baltimore Orioles824537.5494.54784532520-2024-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards804337.538
31124Toronto Blue Jays833746.44613.0429450-2118-2419-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome793742.468
41225Boston Red Sox813447.42015.0454504-5012-2822-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park815130.630
51428Detroit Tigers842460.28626.5391601-21011-3413-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium782949.372
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians835132.614--4824037925-1826-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field784830.615
246Chicago White Sox834736.5664.04813958620-2127-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II793841.481
3713Milwaukee Brewers824240.5128.54974603721-2121-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium803842.475
4916Minnesota Twins824042.48810.54434321119-2121-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome803842.475
51326Kansas City Royals843549.41716.5378436-5818-2317-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium774037.519
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers845034.595--5044069819-2231-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington784038.513
268Seattle Mariners814338.5315.55134743920-1723-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome804238.525
3814California Angels844242.5008.0409480-7115-2527-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium772849.364
41017Oakland Athletics844044.47610.0460463-324-2316-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum783840.487
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves835231.627--42331510821-1631-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium794435.557
225Montreal Expos834835.5784.04193497021-2027-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium794039.506
31020Florida Marlins833944.47013.0310333-2313-2726-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium794138.519
41322New York Mets833845.45814.0372398-2616-2722-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium793346.418
51427Philadelphia Phillies823448.41517.5334396-6217-2817-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium803347.413
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Houston Astros854540.529--4444242022-2223-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome773740.481
2410St. Louis Cardinals834340.5181.0386389-320-2423-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II794534.570
3818Cincinnati Reds783741.4744.5358396-3818-2119-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium844440.524
4919Chicago Cubs833944.4705.0379384-516-2523-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field793742.468
51223Pittsburgh Pirates833845.4586.0381418-3721-2117-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium793544.443
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2512San Diego Padres854441.518--3953692623-1621-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium774730.610
1611Los Angeles Dodgers854441.518--350341922-2422-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium774631.597
3715Colorado Rockies824141.5001.5503510-714-2627-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field804238.525
41121San Francisco Giants823844.4634.5401433-3218-2120-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park803050.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Giovanni CarraraP28.121Claimed on waivers by Reds from Blue Jays. 
Cesar IzturisSS-2B16.144Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
John StephensP16.231Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
Jeff WilliamsP24.027Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers.