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Monday August 26,1996This 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 1996-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics11Baltimore Orioles12BoxRandy MyersMark Acre(none)
Boston Red Sox4California Angels1BoxTim WakefieldJason Dickson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Chicago White Sox2BoxCal EldredWilson AlvarezDoug Jones
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers1BoxCharles NagyFelipe Lira(none)
New York Yankees1Seattle Mariners2BoxBobby AyalaGraeme LloydNorm Charlton
Minnesota Twins3Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJuan GuzmanBrad RadkeMike Timlin
Cincinnati Reds5Colorado Rockies9BoxBill SwiftKevin JarvisRoger Bailey
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros2BoxAndy BenesMike HamptonDennis Eckersley
Philadelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants1BoxWilliam VanLandinghamCurt SchillingRod Beck

Standings as of 1996-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1307456.569--6806443632-3042-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I321814.563
248Baltimore Orioles1317061.5344.57857463934-2835-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards311813.581
3714Boston Red Sox1326765.5088.0759759027-3640-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park301812.600
41120Toronto Blue Jays1326270.47013.0663687-2433-3729-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome301218.400
51428Detroit Tigers1314784.35927.5651894-24322-4925-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium31625.194
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1317853.595--76364012340-2738-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field30219.700
2511Chicago White Sox1337063.5269.07416608135-3435-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II291514.517
3816Minnesota Twins1316566.49613.0744743132-2933-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311318.419
4918Milwaukee Brewers1326369.47715.5752744832-3431-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium301713.567
51324Kansas City Royals1325973.44719.5622651-2932-3327-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium291613.552
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1327557.568--78464813632-3343-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington301515.500
2613Seattle Mariners1306763.5157.07997504935-3032-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome311813.581
31019Oakland Athletics1346371.47013.0714755-4133-3530-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281513.536
41222California Angels1316170.46613.5644780-13625-4236-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium30921.300
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1298148.628--63548115433-2548-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium331518.455
236Montreal Expos1297059.54311.06275586932-3438-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium331815.545
31021Florida Marlins1316170.46621.0546585-3919-4442-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium311912.613
41123New York Mets1315972.45023.0622646-2425-4434-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium311219.387
51427Philadelphia Phillies1325379.40229.5520655-13526-4427-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium301416.467
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Houston Astros1327062.530--637648-1132-3538-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome301218.400
2610St. Louis Cardinals1316962.5270.56055812434-3435-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II311912.613
3815Chicago Cubs1286464.5004.06285983028-3336-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field341222.353
4917Cincinnati Reds1306466.4925.0598641-4331-3533-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium321715.531
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1305575.42314.0597678-8128-3927-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium321814.563
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres1327260.545--6515638834-2938-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium301911.633
247Los Angeles Dodgers1307060.5381.05555391633-3237-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium322012.625
3712Colorado Rockies1326963.5233.08007831723-4346-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field301416.467
41225San Francisco Giants1295673.43414.5611676-6525-3931-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park331221.364


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Hugo CastellanosP16.057Signed as nondrafted free agent by Devil Rays 
Adam EatonP18.276signed 
Seth GreisingerP21.028signed 
Pat MahomesP26.017Traded by Twins to Red Sox for Brian Looney. 
Gregg OlsonP29.319Traded by Tigers to Astros for Pedro Santana and Kevin Gallaher.