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Games on 1996-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox6BoxAaron SeleFrankie RodriguezJoe Hudson
Minnesota Twins6Boston Red Sox0BoxScott AldredJeff Suppan(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Cleveland Indians4BoxJesse OroscoChad Ogea(none)
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers6BoxGregg OlsonNorm Charlton(none)
New York Yankees4Kansas City Royals11BoxDoug LintonDavid Weathers(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Oakland Athletics0BoxRicky BonesDoug Johns(none)
Chicago White Sox11Texas Rangers9BoxRoberto HernandezJeff Russell(none)
California Angels11Toronto Blue Jays6BoxMark LangstonTony Castillo(none)
Colorado Rockies8Chicago Cubs2BoxJamey WrightJim Bullinger(none)
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros4BoxShane ReynoldsShawn Estes(none)
Atlanta Braves5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBrad WoodallRamon Martinez(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Montreal Expos6BoxRheal CormierMark PortugalMel Rojas
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets5BoxPete HarnischAlan BenesJohn Franco
Pittsburgh Pirates6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxRicky BottalicoDan Plesac(none)
Florida Marlins5San Diego Padres2BoxKevin BrownScott SandersRobb Nen

Standings as of 1996-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1086444.593--5525223029-2735-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I542826.519
2612Baltimore Orioles1095653.5148.5628619926-2329-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards533221.604
31121Toronto Blue Jays1105159.46414.0570584-1425-3126-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome522329.442
41325Boston Red Sox1094960.45015.5633671-3820-3529-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park533617.679
51428Detroit Tigers1103872.34527.0555770-21517-4121-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium521537.288
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1106644.600--64153610534-2332-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field513318.647
234Chicago White Sox1106149.5555.06145179731-2630-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II522428.462
3816Milwaukee Brewers1105456.49112.06476163126-2928-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium522626.500
4919Minnesota Twins1105258.47314.0615622-724-2628-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome522626.500
51223Kansas City Royals1115160.45915.5518559-4127-2924-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium502426.480
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Texas Rangers1116150.550--6505589224-2837-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington512922.569
257Seattle Mariners1095950.5411.06896276229-2530-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome522626.500
3715Oakland Athletics1115556.4956.0609607231-2724-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512328.451
41020California Angels1105258.4738.5545658-11319-3733-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium511833.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1096742.615--53741712029-2438-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium532924.547
225Montreal Expos1096049.5507.05254557026-2734-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium532825.528
31018New York Mets1115358.47715.0526526020-3333-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium511833.353
41122Florida Marlins1105159.46416.5453474-2117-3634-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium522923.558
51427Philadelphia Phillies1104565.40922.5447542-9522-3823-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium522230.423
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Houston Astros1115952.532--536546-1027-3132-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome512328.451
249St. Louis Cardinals1105852.5270.55275032431-2927-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II523022.577
3814Cincinnati Reds1065353.5003.5488517-2927-2726-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium562828.500
4917Chicago Cubs1095356.4865.0519513623-2930-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field532330.434
51224Pittsburgh Pirates1105060.4558.5516564-4825-3025-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium522329.442
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510San Diego Padres1125953.527--5414924929-2430-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium503218.640
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1115853.5230.54584401827-2931-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium513219.627
3713Colorado Rockies1105654.5092.0654669-1518-3638-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field522725.519
41326San Francisco Giants1084662.42611.0499568-6920-3426-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park542232.407