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Thursday August 22,1996This 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 1996-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners10Baltimore Orioles3BoxJamie MoyerRocky Coppinger(none)
Oakland Athletics1Boston Red Sox2BoxRoger ClemensMark Acre(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Chicago White Sox0BoxErik HansonAlex Fernandez(none)
Detroit Tigers10Kansas City Royals3BoxJustin ThompsonTim Belcher(none)
Texas Rangers11Minnesota Twins2BoxKen HillRich Robertson(none)
California Angels12New York Yankees3BoxChuck FinleyKenny Rogers(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Atlanta Braves2BoxHector CarrascoJoe BorowskiJeff Brantley
St. Louis Cardinals5Colorado Rockies10BoxRoger BaileyMike Morgan(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Houston Astros6BoxMarc WilkinsBilly WagnerJohn Ericks
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxPedro AstacioMike WilliamsTodd Worrell
Montreal Expos5San Francisco Giants4BoxJeff FasseroJose BautistaMel Rojas

Standings as of 1996-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord 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


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.