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Games on 1996-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals5California Angels3BoxJose RosadoMark LangstonJeff Montgomery
Baltimore Orioles3Chicago White Sox4BoxBill SimasRandy Myers(none)
Boston Red Sox9Milwaukee Brewers7BoxJeff SuppanTim VanEgmondHeathcliff Slocumb
Boston Red Sox4Milwaukee Brewers1BoxVaughn EshelmanRicky BonesStan Belinda
Detroit Tigers5New York Yankees3BoxJohn CummingsAndy PettitteMike Myers
Cleveland Indians10Oakland Athletics4BoxJack McDowellDave Telgheder(none)
Minnesota Twins6Seattle Mariners5BoxJose ParraBob WolcottFrankie Rodriguez
Texas Rangers5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxBobby WittPaul QuantrillMike Henneman
Colorado Rockies6Atlanta Braves4BoxJamey WrightTom GlavineBruce Ruffin
Los Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds9BoxMark PortugalIsmael Valdez(none)
New York Mets1Florida Marlins2BoxRobb NenDoug Henry(none)
Chicago Cubs11Montreal Expos9BoxJim BullingerRheal CormierBob Patterson
Houston Astros5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxShane ReynoldsDavid West(none)
San Diego Padres4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxFernando ValenzuelaDan MiceliTrevor Hoffman
San Francisco Giants8St. Louis Cardinals6BoxOsvaldo FernandezMike MorganRod Beck

Standings as of 1996-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1146846.596--5865464031-2737-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I482424.500
2612Baltimore Orioles1156055.5228.56776562130-2529-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards472819.596
3918Boston Red Sox1165561.47414.0679697-1822-3533-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park463016.652
41222Toronto Blue Jays1165363.45716.0593610-1726-3427-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome462125.457
51428Detroit Tigers1154174.35727.5572790-21818-4123-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium471235.255
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1167145.612--68656312338-2333-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field452817.622
235Chicago White Sox1166452.5527.06525559733-2931-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II462125.457
3817Minnesota Twins1155659.48714.5648646228-2728-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome472225.468
41020Milwaukee Brewers1175562.47016.56796671227-3028-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium452520.556
51121Kansas City Royals1175463.46217.5545576-3128-2926-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium442123.477
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Texas Rangers1176453.547--6775918626-3038-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington452619.578
259Seattle Mariners1146054.5262.57116476430-2530-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome472522.532
3716Oakland Athletics1175760.4877.0624649-2532-2925-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum452124.467
41324California Angels1155263.45211.0555691-13619-3833-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium461828.391
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1147044.614--57243613630-2440-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium482622.542
224Montreal Expos1146351.5537.05634857828-2835-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium482523.521
31019New York Mets1175562.47016.5546549-322-3633-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium451629.356
41123Florida Marlins1165363.45718.0480516-3618-3935-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium462719.587
51427Philadelphia Phillies1164868.41423.0464574-11023-4025-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium461927.413
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros1166254.534--564575-1128-3134-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome462026.435
2510St. Louis Cardinals1166155.5261.05495212832-2929-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II462719.587
3814Cincinnati Reds1115655.5053.5509542-3329-2927-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium512526.490
4915Chicago Cubs1145658.4915.0548542624-2932-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field482028.417
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1165165.44011.0535592-5725-3226-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium462224.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Diego Padres1186355.534--5665095732-2631-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium442816.636
2611Colorado Rockies1156055.5221.5698695320-3640-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field472324.489
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1155956.5132.5471468328-3131-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium473116.660
41326San Francisco Giants1144965.43012.0532593-6122-3527-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park481929.396


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Esteban BeltreSS28.227Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Felix FerminSS32.305Released by Cubs.