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Tuesday July 30,1996This 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 1996-07-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays3Cleveland Indians1BoxHuck FlenerDennis MartinezMike Timlin
California Angels9Detroit Tigers12BoxC.J. NitkowskiJason Grimsley(none)
Boston Red Sox0Kansas City Royals7BoxJose RosadoVaughn Eshelman(none)
Seattle Mariners6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBob WellsCal EldredBobby Ayala
Seattle Mariners3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxTim VanEgmondBob WolcottMike Fetters
Baltimore Orioles16Minnesota Twins4BoxRocky CoppingerFrankie Rodriguez(none)
Chicago White Sox2Oakland Athletics1BoxJames BaldwinDave TelghederRoberto Hernandez
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers15BoxBobby WittAndy Pettitte(none)
San Francisco Giants0Chicago Cubs4BoxFrank CastilloWilliam VanLandinghamTerry Adams
Houston Astros4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJeff ShawTerry Clark(none)
Florida Marlins4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxAntonio OsunaDavid Weathers(none)
Colorado Rockies1Montreal Expos3BoxUgueth UrbinaArmando ReynosoMel Rojas
Pittsburgh Pirates4New York Mets5BoxJason IsringhausenFrancisco CordovaJohn Franco
Pittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets4BoxJohn FrancoJon Lieber(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Philadelphia Phillies8BoxKen RyanT.J. Mathews(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres2BoxFernando ValenzuelaGreg MadduxTrevor Hoffman

Standings as of 1996-07-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1046341.606--5374934428-2435-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I582929.500
2613Baltimore Orioles1055352.50510.5605599623-2229-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards573522.614
31122Toronto Blue Jays1064957.46215.0548564-1624-3025-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome562531.446
41325Boston Red Sox1044658.44217.0607640-3319-3427-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park583919.672
51428Detroit Tigers1063472.32130.0518755-23717-4117-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium561937.339
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians1066442.604--61951910034-2330-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field553520.636
245Chicago White Sox1065848.5476.05825008228-2530-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II562729.482
3816Milwaukee Brewers1065254.49112.06315953624-2928-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium562828.500
4917Minnesota Twins1055154.48612.5591592-123-2428-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome572730.474
51224Kansas City Royals1074859.44916.5491543-5227-2921-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium542727.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1076047.561--6275309724-2836-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington553025.545
256Seattle Mariners1055748.5432.06666085827-2330-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome562828.500
3714Oakland Athletics1075453.5056.05985841431-2723-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum552431.436
41019California Angels1065155.4818.5522620-9818-3433-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium551936.345
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1056441.610--52140611526-2338-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium573225.561
227Montreal Expos1055748.5437.04954415426-2731-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium573126.544
31020New York Mets1075156.47714.0506503320-3331-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium552035.364
41121Florida Marlins1064957.46215.5440461-2115-3434-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium563125.554
51427Philadelphia Phillies1064363.40621.5434520-8622-3821-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium562432.429
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149St. Louis Cardinals1065650.528--5114921929-2727-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II563224.571
2510Houston Astros1085751.528--527534-727-3030-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome542529.463
3815Cincinnati Reds1025151.5003.0466493-2726-2525-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium603030.500
4918Chicago Cubs1055154.4864.55074961123-2928-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field572532.439
51223Pittsburgh Pirates1064858.4538.0487542-5523-2825-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium562531.446
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138San Diego Padres1085850.537--5314765529-2429-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium543321.611
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1075651.5231.54444271727-2929-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium553421.618
3712Colorado Rockies1065452.5093.0636655-1916-3438-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field562927.518
41326San Francisco Giants1054659.43810.5496555-5920-3126-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park572235.386


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eric AnthonyRF-LF28.265Purchased by Rockies from Reds. 
Darren BraggRF-CF26.326Traded by Mariners to Red Sox for Jamie Moyer. 
Mark LeiterP33.108Traded by Giants to Expos for Tim Scott and Kirk Rueter. 
Roberto Mejia2B24.107Traded by Reds with Brad Tweedie to Red Sox for Kevin Mitchell. 
Frank MendibleP16.361Signed as nondrafted free agent by Pirates 
Kevin MitchellLF-3B34.198Traded by Red Sox to Reds for Brad Tweedie and Roberto Mejia. 
Jamie MoyerP33.264Traded by Red Sox to Mariners for Darren Bragg. 
Kirk RueterP25.241Traded by Expos with Tim Scott to Giants for Mark Leiter. 
Tim ScottP29.256Traded by Expos with Kirk Rueter to Giants for Mark Leiter.