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Thursday August 1,1996This 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 1996-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays5Cleveland Indians3BoxErik HansonAlbie LopezMike Timlin
California Angels5Detroit Tigers13BoxBrian WilliamsShawn Boskie(none)
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Royals9BoxTim BelcherRoger Clemens(none)
Seattle Mariners9Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJamie MoyerBen McDonald(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Minnesota Twins2BoxDavid WellsRich RobertsonRandy Myers
Chicago White Sox8Oakland Athletics3BoxKevin TapaniJohn WasdinRoberto Hernandez
New York Yankees6Texas Rangers5BoxKenny RogersKen HillJohn Wetteland
Colorado Rockies1Chicago Cubs4BoxJaime NavarroMark ThompsonBob Patterson
Florida Marlins7Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxChris HammondDarren DreifortTerry Mathews
Cincinnati Reds9Montreal Expos7BoxJeff ShawMike DyerJeff Brantley
Pittsburgh Pirates13New York Mets9BoxRamon MorelDave MlickiJohn Ericks
St. Louis Cardinals1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRuss SpringerDonovan OsborneKen Ryan
St. Louis Cardinals7Philadelphia Phillies1BoxAndy BenesMike Mimbs(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres2BoxMike BieleckiTim WorrellMark Wohlers

Standings as of 1996-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1066442.604--5455073829-2535-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I562828.500
2612Baltimore Orioles1075552.5149.56186041425-2229-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards553322.600
31121Toronto Blue Jays1085058.46315.0555571-1625-3125-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome542430.444
41325Boston Red Sox1064759.44317.0616652-3620-3527-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park563818.679
51428Detroit Tigers1083672.33329.0541765-22417-4119-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium541737.315
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians1086543.602--62652610034-2331-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field533419.642
256Chicago White Sox1085949.5466.05945088629-2630-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II542628.481
3817Milwaukee Brewers1085256.48113.06366132324-2928-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium542826.519
4919Minnesota Twins1075156.47713.5596605-923-2428-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome552728.491
51224Kansas City Royals1094960.45016.5503552-4927-2922-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium522626.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1096148.560--64153810324-2837-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington532924.547
245Seattle Mariners1075948.5511.06846137129-2330-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome542628.481
3714Oakland Athletics1095554.5056.06065961031-2724-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532330.434
41020California Angels1085157.4729.5532643-11118-3633-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium531934.358
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1076641.617--53141211928-2338-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium553025.545
227Montreal Expos1075849.5428.05084525626-2732-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium553025.545
31018New York Mets1095257.47715.0518518020-3332-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium531934.358
41122Florida Marlins1085058.46316.5447470-2316-3534-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium543024.556
51427Philadelphia Phillies1084464.40722.5437528-9122-3822-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium542331.426
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138St. Louis Cardinals1085751.528--5194952430-2827-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II543123.574
2511Houston Astros1095752.5230.5527544-1727-3130-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome532528.472
3713Cincinnati Reds1045351.5102.0485500-1527-2526-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium582830.483
4916Chicago Cubs1075354.4953.55154981723-2930-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field552332.418
51223Pittsburgh Pirates1084959.4548.0502554-5224-2925-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium542430.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149San Diego Padres1105852.527--5374865129-2429-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium523319.635
2610Los Angeles Dodgers1095752.5230.54534341927-2930-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium533320.623
3815Colorado Rockies1085454.5003.0639665-2616-3638-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field542925.537
41326San Francisco Giants1064660.43410.0497559-6220-3226-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park562234.393


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al OsunaP30.356Signed as Free Agent by Padres. 
Greg Pirkl1B25.359Claimed on waivers by Red Sox from Mariners.