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Monday August 5,1996This 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 1996-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays1Boston Red Sox3BoxTim WakefieldJuan Guzman(none)
Baltimore Orioles13Cleveland Indians10BoxDavid WellsPaul Assenmacher(none)
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals2BoxJimmy KeyHipolito PichardoJohn Wetteland
Milwaukee Brewers13Oakland Athletics3BoxCal EldredWillie Adams(none)
Chicago White Sox15Texas Rangers5BoxWilson AlvarezDarren Oliver(none)
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs7BoxSteve TrachselPaul Wilson(none)
Florida Marlins16Colorado Rockies9BoxMark HuttonMarvin Freeman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCurt SchillingDenny Neagle(none)
Cincinnati Reds4San Francisco Giants3BoxRoger SalkeldWilliam VanLandinghamJeff Brantley
San Diego Padres2St. Louis Cardinals8BoxAndy BenesBob Tewksbury(none)

Standings as of 1996-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1106644.600--5625273531-2735-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I522626.500
2612Baltimore Orioles1115754.5149.5643643027-2429-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards513120.608
31121Toronto Blue Jays1125260.46415.0578588-1025-3227-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome502228.440
41223Boston Red Sox1115160.45915.5649678-2920-3531-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park513417.667
51428Detroit Tigers1113873.34228.5558779-22117-4121-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium511536.294
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians1126745.598--66555111434-2333-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field493217.653
235Chicago White Sox1126250.5545.063453110332-2730-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II502327.460
3816Milwaukee Brewers1125557.49112.06626233927-3028-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium502525.500
4919Minnesota Twins1115259.46814.5621635-1424-2728-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome512625.510
51324Kansas City Royals1135162.45116.5523569-4627-2924-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium482424.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Texas Rangers1136251.549--6645788624-2838-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington492821.571
257Seattle Mariners1106050.5450.56986306830-2530-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome512526.490
3715Oakland Athletics1135657.4966.0616622-631-2725-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum492227.449
41020California Angels1115259.4689.0546665-11919-3833-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium501832.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1106842.618--54342112230-2438-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium522824.538
224Montreal Expos1106149.5557.05324587426-2735-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium522725.519
31018New York Mets1135360.46916.5531537-620-3433-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium491831.367
41122Florida Marlins1125260.46417.0473489-1618-3734-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium502822.560
51326Philadelphia Phillies1124765.42022.0454544-9022-3825-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium502030.400
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Houston Astros1126052.536--543552-927-3133-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome502228.440
239St. Louis Cardinals1126052.536--5395073232-2928-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II502822.560
3814Cincinnati Reds1085454.5004.0495527-3228-2826-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium542727.500
4917Chicago Cubs1115457.4865.5527522523-2931-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field512229.431
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1125062.44610.0518571-5325-3225-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium502327.460
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510San Diego Padres1146054.526--5495044529-2531-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium483117.646
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1125854.5181.04624461627-2931-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium503218.640
3713Colorado Rockies1125755.5092.0669686-1719-3638-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field502624.520
41427San Francisco Giants1104664.41812.0508579-7120-3526-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park522230.423


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Esteban BeltreSS28.223Released by Phillies. 
Harry BerriosOF24.247Signed by Indians 
Kevin DoughertyP18.154signed