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Tuesday August 6,1996This 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 1996-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays2Boston Red Sox3BoxMike MadduxErik HansonHeathcliff Slocumb
Minnesota Twins4California Angels1BoxBrad RadkeDennis SpringerEddie Guardado
Texas Rangers4Detroit Tigers2BoxKen HillFelipe LiraMike Henneman
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals9BoxTim BelcherJohn Wasdin(none)
Baltimore Orioles13Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMike MussinaBen McDonald(none)
Chicago White Sox2New York Yankees9BoxKenny RogersKevin Tapani(none)
Cleveland Indians4Seattle Mariners3BoxAlbie LopezBob WellsJose Mesa
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves10BoxMike BieleckiRuss Springer(none)
New York Mets0Chicago Cubs3BoxJaime NavarroMark ClarkBob Patterson
Florida Marlins0Colorado Rockies11BoxMark ThompsonJohn Burkett(none)
Montreal Expos7Houston Astros5BoxJeff FasseroDarryl KileMel Rojas
Los Angeles Dodgers3Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxPedro AstacioSteve ParrisTodd Worrell
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants2BoxHector CarrascoRod BeckJeff Brantley
San Diego Padres1St. Louis Cardinals0BoxTim WorrellDonovan OsborneTrevor Hoffman

Standings as of 1996-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1116744.604--5715294231-2736-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I512526.490
2612Baltimore Orioles1125854.5189.56566461028-2429-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards503020.600
31020Boston Red Sox1125260.46415.5652680-2820-3532-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park503317.660
41223Toronto Blue Jays1135261.46016.0580591-1125-3327-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome492227.449
51428Detroit Tigers1123874.33929.5560783-22317-4121-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium501535.300
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians1136845.602--66955411535-2333-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field483117.646
246Chicago White Sox1136251.5496.06365409632-2830-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II492326.469
3817Milwaukee Brewers1135558.48713.06656362927-3028-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium492524.510
4918Minnesota Twins1125359.47314.5625636-1125-2728-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome502525.500
51324Kansas City Royals1145262.45616.5532571-3927-2925-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium472324.489
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers1146351.553--6685808825-2838-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington482721.563
257Seattle Mariners1116051.5411.57016346730-2530-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome502525.500
3715Oakland Athletics1145658.4917.0618631-1331-2825-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum482226.458
41121California Angels1125260.46410.0547669-12219-3833-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium491831.367
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1116942.622--55342512830-2439-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium512724.529
224Montreal Expos1116249.5597.05394637627-2735-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium512625.510
31019New York Mets1145361.46517.5531540-920-3533-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium481830.375
41122Florida Marlins1135261.46018.0473500-2718-3834-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium492821.571
51326Philadelphia Phillies1134766.41623.0458554-9622-3925-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium492029.408
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Houston Astros1136053.531--548559-1127-3133-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome492227.449
238St. Louis Cardinals1136053.531--5395083132-2928-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II492821.571
3814Cincinnati Reds1095554.5053.0498529-3129-2826-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium532627.491
4916Chicago Cubs1125557.4914.5530522823-2932-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field502129.420
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1135063.44210.0519574-5525-3225-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium492326.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510San Diego Padres1156154.530--5505044630-2531-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium473017.638
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1135954.5221.04654471828-2931-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium493118.633
3713Colorado Rockies1135855.5132.0680686-619-3639-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field492524.510
41427San Francisco Giants1114665.41413.0510582-7220-3526-30L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park512229.431


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kevin GrijakIF24.359Loaned by Braves to Mexico City Tigers (Mexican) April 1- 
Jacque JonesLF-RF21.103signed 
Mike MilchinP28.160Claimed on waivers by Orioles from Twins. 
Todd Van PoppelP24.241Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Athletics.