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Saturday August 24,1996This 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 1996-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike MussinaKyle AbbottRandy Myers
Seattle Mariners5Boston Red Sox9BoxKerry LacyBob Wells(none)
Toronto Blue Jays9Chicago White Sox2BoxWoody WilliamsJames Baldwin(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Cleveland Indians3BoxBob WickmanEric PlunkMike Fetters
Detroit Tigers2Kansas City Royals9BoxJose RosadoOmar Olivares(none)
Texas Rangers5Minnesota Twins6BoxFrankie RodriguezRoger PavlikMike Trombley
Oakland Athletics4New York Yankees5BoxWally WhitehurstDave TelghederDave Pavlas
Chicago Cubs5Atlanta Braves6BoxBrad ClontzLarry Casian(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Colorado Rockies9BoxMark ThompsonChris Peters(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Florida Marlins5BoxKevin BrownDave BurbaRobb Nen
St. Louis Cardinals1Houston Astros3BoxShane ReynoldsTodd Stottlemyre(none)
New York Mets5Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxTom CandiottiPaul WilsonTodd Worrell
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres7BoxJoey HamiltonMatt Beech(none)
Montreal Expos3San Francisco Giants0BoxPedro MartinezShawn EstesMel Rojas

Standings as of 1996-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1287454.578--6756363932-2942-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I341816.529
247Baltimore Orioles1296960.5355.57737225134-2834-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards331914.576
3815Boston Red Sox1306565.50010.0747753-626-3639-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park322012.625
41120Toronto Blue Jays1306169.46914.0649674-2533-3628-33W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome321319.406
51428Detroit Tigers1294683.35728.5643888-24521-4925-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium33726.212
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1297653.589--75363411939-2737-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field32239.719
2511Chicago White Sox1316962.5278.07296488135-3434-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II311615.516
3714Minnesota Twins1296564.50411.07397251432-2833-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331320.394
4918Milwaukee Brewers1306268.47714.57447341031-3331-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium321814.563
51324Kansas City Royals1315972.45018.0618644-2632-3327-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium301614.533
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1317457.565--77164612531-3343-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington311615.516
2612Seattle Mariners1286662.5166.57927415135-2931-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome331914.576
31019Oakland Athletics1326270.47012.5697739-4232-3430-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301614.533
41221California Angels1296069.46513.0630776-14624-4236-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium321022.313
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1288147.633--63347815533-2548-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium341519.441
225Montreal Expos1287058.54711.06255517432-3338-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium341816.529
31022Florida Marlins1306070.46222.0540580-4019-4441-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium322012.625
41123New York Mets1305971.45423.0617640-2325-4334-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium321220.375
51427Philadelphia Phillies1305377.40829.0518643-12526-4227-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium321418.438
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Houston Astros1306961.531--631644-1332-3537-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome321319.406
2610St. Louis Cardinals1296861.5270.56015752633-3335-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II332013.606
3816Cincinnati Reds1286464.5004.0588626-3831-3333-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium341717.500
4917Chicago Cubs1276364.4964.56255962927-3336-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field351322.371
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1295574.42613.5588665-7728-3827-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium331815.545
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Diego Padres1317160.542--6405617934-2937-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium312011.645
248Los Angeles Dodgers1296960.5351.05495341533-3236-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium332112.636
3713Colorado Rockies1306763.5153.5778769923-4344-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field321616.500
41326San Francisco Giants1275473.42515.0603674-7125-3929-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park351421.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brent Abernathy2B18.335signed 
Joselo DiazP16.133Signed as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers 
Jose GarciaOF16.002Signed as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers