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Sunday August 18,1996This 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 1996-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Boston Red Sox3BoxMike HoltzMark BrandenburgTroy Percival
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians11BoxChad OgeaBrian Williams(none)
Chicago White Sox7Milwaukee Brewers8BoxAngel MirandaJeff DarwinMike Fetters
Toronto Blue Jays6Minnesota Twins2BoxPat HentgenRick Aguilera(none)
Seattle Mariners13New York Yankees12BoxBobby AyalaJim MecirMichael Jackson
Baltimore Orioles6Oakland Athletics9BoxDon WengertDavid Wells(none)
Kansas City Royals3Texas Rangers10BoxKevin GrossKevin Appier(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Atlanta Braves2BoxJoe BorowskiFrancisco Cordova(none)
Houston Astros8Chicago Cubs10BoxJaime NavarroDoug BrocailTurk Wendell
Colorado Rockies4Cincinnati Reds9BoxKevin JarvisKevin RitzJeff Shaw
Montreal Expos7Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxMark LeiterTom Candiotti(none)
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxToby BorlandMark GardnerRicky Bottalico
New York Mets0San Diego Padres8BoxJoey HamiltonPaul Wilson(none)
Florida Marlins3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxTodd StottlemyreAl LeiterDennis Eckersley

Standings as of 1996-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1227052.574--6346003432-2938-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I402218.550
259Baltimore Orioles1246658.5325.07517005134-2831-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards382216.579
3918Boston Red Sox1246064.48411.0712725-1326-3634-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park382513.658
41324Toronto Blue Jays1245569.44416.0621662-4127-3628-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome381919.500
51428Detroit Tigers1234281.34128.5598847-24919-4823-33L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium391128.282
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1247549.605--72460012439-2736-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field372413.649
246Chicago White Sox1256857.5447.56986049434-3234-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II371720.459
3714Minnesota Twins1236261.50412.57026841832-2830-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome391623.410
41120Kansas City Royals1255867.46417.5596615-1932-3326-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium361719.472
51019Milwaukee Brewers1255867.46417.5711706527-3231-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium372215.595
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1257154.568--72960812128-3043-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington371918.514
2612Seattle Mariners1226458.5255.57617016033-2531-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome392118.538
3817Oakland Athletics1276265.48810.0682717-3532-2930-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351619.457
41222California Angels1235766.46313.0590740-15021-3936-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium381325.342
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1237746.626--61346315033-2544-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium391920.487
225Montreal Expos1226755.5499.56025228029-3038-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium402119.525
31021New York Mets1255867.46420.0585606-2124-3934-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium371324.351
41123Florida Marlins1245767.46020.5514549-3518-4239-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium382315.605
51427Philadelphia Phillies1255075.40028.0496623-12723-4027-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium371720.459
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137St. Louis Cardinals1246757.540--5885474132-2935-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II382117.553
2410Houston Astros1246658.5321.0609624-1532-3534-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome381622.421
3713Cincinnati Reds1216259.5123.5566592-2629-2933-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium411922.463
4815Chicago Cubs1226161.5005.05985782027-3134-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field401525.375
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1235271.42314.5562634-7225-3527-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium392118.538
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Los Angeles Dodgers1246658.532--5265101633-3233-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium382414.632
2611San Diego Padres1266759.532--6125486434-2933-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium362412.667
3916Colorado Rockies1246262.5004.0735747-1222-4340-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field382117.553
41225San Francisco Giants1215269.43012.5571634-6325-3927-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park411625.390