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Games on 1996-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels6Boston Red Sox3BoxDennis SpringerTim WakefieldTroy Percival
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians3BoxPaul AssenmacherRichie Lewis(none)
Chicago White Sox7Milwaukee Brewers9BoxAngel MirandaAl LevineRon Villone
Chicago White Sox2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxTim VanEgmondKevin TapaniMike Fetters
Toronto Blue Jays4Minnesota Twins5BoxJose ParraPaul Quantrill(none)
Seattle Mariners6New York Yankees5BoxSterling HitchcockDale PolleyMichael Jackson
Baltimore Orioles14Oakland Athletics3BoxScott EricksonJohn Wasdin(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics4BoxRandy MyersMike Mohler(none)
Kansas City Royals3Texas Rangers5BoxJohn BurkettChris HaneyMike Henneman
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves5BoxJohn SmoltzDenny NeagleMark Wohlers
Houston Astros8Chicago Cubs3BoxMike HamptonFrank Castillo(none)
Colorado Rockies8Cincinnati Reds4BoxArmando ReynosoRoger Salkeld(none)
Montreal Expos2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxPedro AstacioUgueth Urbina(none)
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies4BoxWilliam VanLandinghamMike WilliamsRod Beck
New York Mets10San Diego Padres15BoxFernando ValenzuelaRobert Person(none)
Florida Marlins2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxAndy BenesPat Rapp(none)

Standings as of 1996-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1207050.583--6195774232-2938-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I422220.524
257Baltimore Orioles1226656.5415.07446885634-2631-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards402218.550
3817Boston Red Sox1225963.48412.0703721-1826-3633-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park402614.650
41324Toronto Blue Jays1225468.44317.0614649-3526-3528-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome402020.500
51428Detroit Tigers1214279.34728.5592830-23819-4623-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium411130.268
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1227349.598--70759411339-2734-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field392613.667
246Chicago White Sox1236756.5456.56855949133-3134-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II391821.462
3714Minnesota Twins1216160.50411.56896771232-2829-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome411724.415
41121Kansas City Royals1235766.46316.5589604-1531-3226-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium381820.474
51020Milwaukee Brewers1235766.46316.5701693827-3230-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium392316.590
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1237053.569--71860111728-3042-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington392019.513
2612Seattle Mariners1206258.5176.57386865231-2531-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome412318.561
3918Oakland Athletics1256065.48011.0670710-4032-2928-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum371819.486
41223California Angels1215665.46313.0586731-14520-3836-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium401426.350
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1217546.620--60446114333-2542-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium412120.512
225Montreal Expos1206654.5508.55895127728-2938-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium422220.524
31019Florida Marlins1225765.46718.5508540-3218-4039-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium402317.575
41122New York Mets1235766.46319.0578595-1723-3834-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium391425.359
51427Philadelphia Phillies1234974.39827.0485609-12423-4026-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium391821.462
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Houston Astros1226656.541--598602-432-3334-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome401624.400
249St. Louis Cardinals1226557.5331.05795413832-2933-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II402317.575
3815Cincinnati Reds1185959.5005.0543580-3729-2930-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium442222.500
4916Chicago Cubs1205961.4926.0576567927-3132-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field421725.405
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1215269.43013.5560625-6525-3327-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium412120.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Los Angeles Dodgers1226557.533--5164971933-3232-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium402515.625
2611San Diego Padres1246658.532--6015416034-2932-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium382513.658
3713Colorado Rockies1216259.5122.5723724-122-4040-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field412120.512
41326San Francisco Giants1195168.42912.5557623-6624-3827-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park431726.395


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ryan KohlmeierP19.052signed