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Wednesday August 21,1996This 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 1996-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5Baltimore Orioles10BoxScott EricksonSterling Hitchcock(none)
Oakland Athletics4Boston Red Sox6BoxMark BrandenburgDoug JohnsHeathcliff Slocumb
Texas Rangers10Cleveland Indians8BoxEd VosbergJulian Tavarez(none)
Chicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers7BoxJose LimaBill SimasGregg Olson
Toronto Blue Jays6Kansas City Royals2BoxJuan GuzmanChris Haney(none)
Milwaukee Brewers10Minnesota Twins7BoxDoug JonesDave StevensMike Fetters
California Angels7New York Yankees1BoxJason DicksonJimmy KeyTroy Percival
Cincinnati Reds3Atlanta Braves4BoxPedro BorbonJeff Brantley(none)
Florida Marlins3Chicago Cubs8BoxFrank CastilloPat Rapp(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Colorado Rockies10BoxArmando ReynosoAndy Benes(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Houston Astros2BoxDenny NeagleMike HamptonJohn Ericks
Philadelphia Phillies6Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxCurt SchillingHideo Nomo(none)
Montreal Expos2San Diego Padres7BoxFernando ValenzuelaUgueth Urbina(none)
New York Mets11San Francisco Giants12BoxMark DeweyRobert PersonRod Beck

Standings as of 1996-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1257253.576--6626174532-2940-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I372017.541
246Baltimore Orioles1266858.5404.57657065934-2833-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards362016.556
3817Boston Red Sox1276364.49610.0732741-926-3637-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park352213.629
41222Toronto Blue Jays1275869.45715.0635670-3530-3628-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome351619.457
51428Detroit Tigers1264482.34928.5628874-24619-4825-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium36927.250
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1277651.598--74562412139-2737-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field342311.676
257Chicago White Sox1286959.5397.57256349135-3434-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II341618.471
3715Minnesota Twins1266363.50012.57227071532-2831-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome361521.417
41019Milwaukee Brewers1286068.46916.5734726829-3331-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium342014.588
51324Kansas City Royals1285870.45318.5604629-2532-3326-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium331716.515
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1287355.570--75362912430-3143-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington341717.500
2612Seattle Mariners1256461.5127.57717254633-2831-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome362115.583
3918Oakland Athletics1296267.48111.5689727-3832-3130-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331617.485
41121California Angels1265868.46014.0612768-15622-4136-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium351223.343
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1257946.632--62146715433-2546-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium371720.459
238Montreal Expos1256758.53612.06075396829-3338-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium372116.568
31020New York Mets1285969.46121.5607626-1925-4134-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium341222.353
41123Florida Marlins1275869.45722.0522568-4619-4439-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium352213.629
51427Philadelphia Phillies1275275.40928.0505624-11925-4027-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium351520.429
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Houston Astros1276859.535--622634-1232-3536-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome351421.400
2510St. Louis Cardinals1266759.5320.55945623232-3135-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II362115.583
3814Chicago Cubs1256362.5044.06175863127-3136-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field371324.351
4916Cincinnati Reds1246262.5004.5573606-3329-3133-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium381919.500
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1265373.42114.5572647-7526-3727-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium362016.556
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres1297059.543--6295537634-2936-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium332112.636
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1266660.5242.5527519833-3233-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium362412.667
3713Colorado Rockies1276562.5124.0756756023-4342-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field351817.514
41225San Francisco Giants1245470.43513.5591656-6525-3929-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park381424.368


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve DeckerC30.300Purchased by Rockies from Giants. 
Trenidad HubbardLF-CF30.102Claimed on waivers by Giants from Rockies. 
Terry MathewsP31.320Traded by Marlins to Orioles for Gregg Zaun. 
Mark ParentC34.339Released by Tigers.