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Games on 1996-07-03

Top1996 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALTexas Rangers8California Angels1Boxscore - PBP945,9793:13Roger PavlikChuck FinleyRoger Pavlik (11-2)Chuck Finley (9-7)-Johnny OatesMarcel LachemannAngel Stadium of
ALMinnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP926,1133:16Brad RadkeLuis AndujarBrad Radke (5-10)Luis Andujar (0-1)Dave Stevens (11)Tom KellyTerry BevingtonGuaranteed Rate F
ALMinnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP926,1133:16Brad RadkeLuis AndujarBrad Radke (5-10)Luis Andujar (0-1)Dave Stevens (11)Tom KellyTerry BevingtonU.S. Cellular Fie
ALKansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP942,4702:40Kevin AppierJulian TavarezJulian Tavarez (3-5)Mike Magnante (1-2)Paul Shuey (2)Bob BooneMike HargroveProgressive Field
ALMilwaukee Brewers5Detroit Tigers8Boxscore - PBP911,0473:23Jeff D'AmicoBrian WilliamsBrian Williams (2-5)Jeff D'Amico (1-1)-Phil GarnerBuddy BellTiger Stadium
ALOakland Athletics3Seattle Mariners4Boxscore - PBP936,6192:29Bobby ChouinardBob WolcottBobby Ayala (1-1)Carlos Reyes (4-10)-Art HoweLou PiniellaThe Kingdome
ALBaltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP932,3652:38Rick KrivdaJuan GuzmanJuan Guzman (7-6)Rick Krivda (2-4)Mike Timlin (15)Davey JohnsonCito GastonRogers Centre
NLFlorida Marlins3Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP924,5372:56Al LeiterDoug DrabekDoug Drabek (4-6)Al Leiter (9-7)Todd Jones (16)Rene LachemannTerry CollinsAstrodome
NLAtlanta Braves3Montreal Expos1Boxscore - PBP926,8372:39Tom GlavineUgueth UrbinaTom Glavine (9-5)Tim Scott (2-3)Mark Wohlers (18)Bobby CoxFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLNew York Mets10Philadelphia Phillies6Boxscore - PBP943,1583:05Mark ClarkTerry MulhollandPaul Byrd (1-1)Ken Ryan (2-3)Doug Henry (6)Dallas GreenJim FregosiVeterans Stadium
NLChicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP922,1572:49Frank CastilloDenny NeagleDenny Neagle (9-4)Frank Castillo (2-11)Dan Plesac (5)Jim RigglemanJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP948,8412:43Ramon MartinezJoey HamiltonJoey Hamilton (10-4)Ramon Martinez (6-3)Trevor Hoffman (17)Bill RussellBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
NLColorado Rockies3San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP944,3562:57Jamey WrightOsvaldo FernandezCurt Leskanic (5-3)Rod Beck (0-5)Bruce Ruffin (13)Don BaylorDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
NLColorado Rockies3San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP944,3562:57Jamey WrightOsvaldo FernandezCurt Leskanic (5-3)Rod Beck (0-5)Bruce Ruffin (13)Don BaylorDusty BakerCandlestick Park
NLCincinnati Reds0St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP932,6582:22John SmileyDonovan OsborneDonovan Osborne (8-4)John Smiley (8-7)-Ray KnightTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1996-07-03.

TopRecord 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.