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Wednesday August 7,1996This 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 1996-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays0Boston Red Sox8BoxTom GordonPat Hentgen(none)
Minnesota Twins4California Angels0BoxRich RobertsonChuck Finley(none)
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers4BoxJohn CummingsRoger PavlikMike Myers
Oakland Athletics0Kansas City Royals7BoxKevin AppierAriel Prieto(none)
Baltimore Orioles12Milwaukee Brewers2BoxScott EricksonScott Karl(none)
Chicago White Sox8New York Yankees4BoxRoberto HernandezJeff Nelson(none)
Cleveland Indians5Seattle Mariners4BoxJulian TavarezNorm CharltonJose Mesa
Philadelphia Phillies1Atlanta Braves14BoxJohn SmoltzBobby Munoz(none)
New York Mets11Chicago Cubs7BoxJerry DiPotoTerry Adams(none)
Florida Marlins5Colorado Rockies12BoxKevin RitzAl Leiter(none)
Montreal Expos13Houston Astros5BoxMark LeiterDonne Wall(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxJon LieberRamon MartinezMarc Wilkins
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants9BoxMark GardnerKevin Jarvis(none)
San Diego Padres0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxMark PetkovsekDoug Bochtler(none)

Standings as of 1996-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1126745.598--5755373831-2736-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I502525.500
2611Baltimore Orioles1135954.5228.56686482029-2429-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards492920.592
31020Boston Red Sox1135360.46914.5660680-2020-3533-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park493217.653
41324Toronto Blue Jays1145262.45616.0580599-1925-3427-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome482226.458
51428Detroit Tigers1133974.34528.5564785-22117-4122-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium491435.286
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1146945.605--67455811636-2333-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field473017.638
235Chicago White Sox1146351.5536.064454410033-2830-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II482226.458
3817Milwaukee Brewers1145559.48214.06676481927-3028-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium482523.521
4918Minnesota Twins1135459.47814.5629636-726-2728-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome492425.490
51121Kansas City Royals1155362.46116.5539571-3227-2926-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium462224.478
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Texas Rangers1156352.548--6705848625-2938-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington472720.574
257Seattle Mariners1126052.5361.57056396630-2530-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome492524.510
3715Oakland Athletics1155659.4877.0618638-2031-2925-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum472225.468
41222California Angels1135261.46010.0547673-12619-3833-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium481830.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1127042.625--56742614130-2440-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium502624.520
224Montreal Expos1126349.5637.05524688428-2735-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium502525.500
31019New York Mets1155461.47017.5542547-521-3533-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium471730.362
41123Florida Marlins1145262.45619.0478512-3418-3934-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium482820.583
51427Philadelphia Phillies1144767.41224.0459568-10922-4025-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium482028.417
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138St. Louis Cardinals1146153.535--5405083232-2929-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II482721.563
249Houston Astros1146054.5261.0553572-1927-3133-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome482226.458
3814Cincinnati Reds1105555.5004.0500538-3829-2926-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium522626.500
4916Chicago Cubs1135558.4875.5537533423-2932-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field492128.429
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1145163.44710.0531576-4525-3226-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium482226.458
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510San Diego Padres1166155.526--5505054530-2631-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium463016.652
2612Colorado Rockies1145955.5181.0692691119-3640-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field482424.500
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1145955.5181.0467459828-3031-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium483117.646
41326San Francisco Giants1124765.42012.0519584-6520-3527-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park502129.420


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chad AllenLF21.182signed 
Dee BrownLF18.133signed