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Games on 1996-08-22

Top1996 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALSeattle Mariners10Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP947,3802:48Jamie MoyerRocky CoppingerJamie Moyer (10-2)Rocky Coppinger (7-5)-Lou PiniellaDavey JohnsonOriole Park at Ca
ALOakland Athletics1Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP930,5032:41Ariel PrietoRoger ClemensRoger Clemens (7-11)Mark Acre (0-1)-Art HoweKevin KennedyFenway Park
ALToronto Blue Jays1Chicago White Sox0Boxscore - PBP622,3941:26Erik HansonAlex FernandezErik Hanson (11-15)Alex Fernandez (12-8)-Cito GastonTerry BevingtonGuaranteed Rate F
ALToronto Blue Jays1Chicago White Sox0Boxscore - PBP622,3941:26Erik HansonAlex FernandezErik Hanson (11-15)Alex Fernandez (12-8)-Cito GastonTerry BevingtonU.S. Cellular Fie
ALDetroit Tigers10Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP914,6992:47Justin ThompsonTim BelcherJustin Thompson (1-2)Tim Belcher (12-8)-Buddy BellBob BooneKauffman Stadium
ALTexas Rangers11Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP917,3423:00Ken HillRich RobertsonKen Hill (14-7)Rich Robertson (6-12)-Johnny OatesTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALCalifornia Angels12New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP927,1912:37Chuck FinleyKenny RogersChuck Finley (12-12)Kenny Rogers (10-7)-Joe MaddonJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
NLCincinnati Reds3Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP1331,7293:41John SmileyTerrell WadeHector Carrasco (4-3)Joe Borowski (1-1)Jeff Brantley (34)Ray KnightBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Colorado Rockies10Boxscore - PBP948,0862:37Mike MorganRoger BaileyRoger Bailey (2-2)Mike Morgan (4-7)-Tony LaRussaDon BaylorCoors Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates8Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP914,8993:20Esteban LoaizaDoug DrabekMarc Wilkins (3-0)Billy Wagner (2-1)John Ericks (4)Jim LeylandTerry CollinsAstrodome
NLPhiladelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers8Boxscore - PBP929,6083:11Mike WilliamsPedro AstacioPedro Astacio (8-7)Mike Williams (4-12)Todd Worrell (32)Jim FregosiBill RussellDodger Stadium
NLMontreal Expos5San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP914,7442:58Jeff FasseroAllen WatsonJeff Fassero (13-7)Jose Bautista (3-2)Mel Rojas (23)Felipe AlouDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
NLMontreal Expos5San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP914,7442:58Jeff FasseroAllen WatsonJeff Fassero (13-7)Jose Bautista (3-2)Mel Rojas (23)Felipe AlouDusty BakerCandlestick Park
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1996-08-22.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Yankees1267254.571--6656293632-2940-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I362016.556
247Baltimore Orioles1276859.5354.57687165234-2833-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards352015.571
3716Boston Red Sox1286464.5009.0734742-826-3638-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park342113.618
41221Toronto Blue Jays1285969.46114.0636670-3431-3628-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome341519.441
51428Detroit Tigers1274582.35427.5638877-23920-4825-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium35827.229
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1277651.598--74562412139-2737-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field342311.676
258Chicago White Sox1296960.5358.07256359035-3434-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II331617.485
3817Minnesota Twins1276364.49613.0724718632-2831-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome351520.429
41019Milwaukee Brewers1286068.46916.5734726829-3331-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium342014.588
51324Kansas City Royals1295871.45019.0607639-3232-3326-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium321715.531
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1297455.574--76463113331-3143-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington331617.485
2612Seattle Mariners1266561.5167.57817285334-2831-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome352015.571
3918Oakland Athletics1306268.47712.5690729-3932-3230-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321616.500
41120California Angels1275968.46514.0624771-14723-4136-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium341123.324
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1267947.627--62347015333-2546-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium361719.472
236Montreal Expos1266858.54011.06125436930-3338-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium362016.556
31022New York Mets1285969.46121.0607626-1925-4134-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium341222.353
41123Florida Marlins1275869.45721.5522568-4619-4439-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium352213.629
51427Philadelphia Phillies1285276.40628.0510632-12225-4127-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium341519.441
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Houston Astros1286860.531--628642-1432-3536-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome341420.412
2511St. Louis Cardinals1276760.5280.55995722732-3235-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II352114.600
3915Chicago Cubs1256362.5043.56175863127-3136-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field371324.351
4814Cincinnati Reds1256362.5043.5576608-3230-3133-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium371819.486
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1275473.42513.5580653-7327-3727-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium351916.543
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres1297059.543--6295537634-2936-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium332112.636
2610Los Angeles Dodgers1276760.5282.05355241133-3234-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium352312.657
3713Colorado Rockies1286662.5163.5766761523-4343-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field341717.500
41225San Francisco Giants1255471.43214.0595661-6625-3929-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park371423.378

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luis AndujarP23.273Traded by White Sox with Allen Halley to Blue Jays for Domingo Cedeno and Tony Castillo. 
Tony CastilloP33.174Traded by Blue Jays with Domingo Cedeno to White Sox for Allen Halley and Luis Andujar. 
Domingo Cedeno2B-SS27.291Traded by Blue Jays with Tony Castillo to White Sox for Allen Halley and Luis Andujar. 
Fernando Gonzalez2B-3B46.064Signed as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers 
Warren Morris2B22.223signed 
Abraham NunezRF-LF19.198Signed as nondrafted free agent by Diamondbacks 
Luis Sojo2B-SS30.231Claimed on waivers by Yankees from Mariners.