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Thursday August 15,1996This 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 1996-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles18Oakland Athletics5BoxMike MussinaWillie Adams(none)
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds3BoxDave BurbaBob TewksburyJeff Brantley
Colorado Rockies6Florida Marlins7BoxJay PowellBruce RuffinRobb Nen
Atlanta Braves8Philadelphia Phillies5BoxTerrell WadeCurt Schilling(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5St. Louis Cardinals2BoxHideo NomoMike MorganTodd Worrell

Standings as of 1996-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1197049.588--6145714332-2938-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I432221.512
258Baltimore Orioles1206456.5336.57256814432-2631-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards422418.571
3918Boston Red Sox1215962.48812.0700715-1526-3633-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park412615.634
41324Toronto Blue Jays1215467.44617.0610644-3426-3428-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome412021.488
51428Detroit Tigers1204278.35028.5591827-23619-4523-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium421131.262
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1217249.595--70459311139-2733-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field402713.675
246Chicago White Sox1216754.5545.06765829433-2934-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II411823.439
3715Minnesota Twins1206060.50011.56846731132-2828-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome421824.429
41021Kansas City Royals1225765.46715.5586599-1331-3126-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium391821.462
51223Milwaukee Brewers1215566.45517.0689684527-3228-34L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium412516.610
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1226953.566--71359811528-3041-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington402119.525
2612Seattle Mariners1196158.5136.57326815130-2531-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome422418.571
3817Oakland Athletics1236063.4889.5663691-2832-2928-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum391821.462
41122California Angels1205565.45813.0580728-14819-3836-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium411526.366
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1207446.617--59945714233-2541-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium422220.524
225Montreal Expos1196653.5557.55875048328-2838-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium432221.512
31019Florida Marlins1215764.47117.5506534-2818-3939-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium412318.561
41120New York Mets1225765.46718.0568580-1223-3734-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium401426.350
51427Philadelphia Phillies1224973.40226.0481603-12223-4026-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium401822.450
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros1216556.537--590599-931-3334-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome411724.415
249St. Louis Cardinals1216457.5291.05735393432-2932-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II412417.585
3814Cincinnati Reds1175958.5044.0539572-3329-2930-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium452223.489
4916Chicago Cubs1195960.4965.05735591427-3132-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field431726.395
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1205268.43312.5556620-6425-3227-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium422121.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Los Angeles Dodgers1216457.529--5084951333-3231-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium412615.634
2611San Diego Padres1236558.528--5865315534-2931-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium392613.667
3713Colorado Rockies1206159.5082.5715720-521-4040-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field422220.524
41326San Francisco Giants1185068.42412.5551619-6823-3827-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park441826.409


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Narciso ElviraP28.291Loaned to Monterrey (Mexican) March 29- 
Bartolome FortunatoP16.019Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
Mark KotsayLF20.257signed 
Carlos MendozaLF-CF16.262Signed as nondrafted free agent by Giants 
Tim PughP29.201Claimed on waivers by Reds from Royals. 
Rafael QuiricoP26.342Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Bobby SeayP18.056Granted Free Agency.