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Tuesday August 27,1996This 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 1996-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Baltimore Orioles3BoxDavid WellsAriel PrietoRandy Myers
Boston Red Sox2California Angels1BoxRoger ClemensChuck FinleyHeathcliff Slocumb
Milwaukee Brewers4Chicago White Sox2BoxTim VanEgmondAlex FernandezMike Fetters
Cleveland Indians12Detroit Tigers2BoxAlbie LopezJustin Thompson(none)
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals4BoxJeff MontgomeryJeff Russell(none)
New York Yankees4Seattle Mariners7BoxJamie MoyerGraeme Lloyd(none)
Minnesota Twins6Toronto Blue Jays4BoxMike TrombleyPaul Quantrill(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Colorado Rockies3BoxJohn SmileyArmando ReynosoJeff Brantley
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros6BoxAlvin MormanTerry AdamsXavier Hernandez
Los Angeles Dodgers5Montreal Expos1BoxHideo NomoJeff Fassero(none)
San Diego Padres4New York Mets3BoxWillie BlairDave MlickiTrevor Hoffman
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDenny NeagleJohn SmoltzDan Plesac
Philadelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants2BoxMike WilliamsJose BautistaRicky Bottalico
Florida Marlins6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMark HuttonMike MorganRobb Nen

Standings as of 1996-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1317457.565--6846513332-3142-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I311813.581
248Baltimore Orioles1327161.5383.57887474134-2836-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards301713.567
3714Boston Red Sox1336865.5117.0761760128-3640-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park291712.586
41121Toronto Blue Jays1336271.46613.0667693-2633-3729-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome291217.414
51428Detroit Tigers1324785.35627.5653906-25322-4925-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium30624.200
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1327953.598--77564213341-2738-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field29209.690
2511Chicago White Sox1347064.52210.07436647935-3435-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II281513.536
3815Minnesota Twins1326666.50013.0750747333-2933-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome301218.400
4918Milwaukee Brewers1336469.48115.57567461033-3431-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium291613.552
51323Kansas City Royals1336073.45119.5626654-2832-3328-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium281513.536
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1337558.564--78765213532-3443-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington291514.517
2612Seattle Mariners1316863.5196.08067545235-3033-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome301713.567
31020Oakland Athletics1356372.46713.0715758-4333-3630-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum271512.556
41222California Angels1326171.46213.5645782-13725-4236-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium29920.310
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1308149.623--63748415333-2648-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium321517.469
247Montreal Expos1307060.53811.06285636532-3438-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium321814.563
31019Florida Marlins1326270.47020.0552588-3620-4442-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium301812.600
41124New York Mets1325973.44723.0625650-2525-4434-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium301218.400
51427Philadelphia Phillies1335479.40628.5523657-13427-4427-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium291316.448
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Houston Astros1337162.534--643653-1032-3539-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome291118.379
2610St. Louis Cardinals1326963.5231.56085872134-3435-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II301911.633
3816Cincinnati Reds1316566.4965.0602644-4232-3533-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium311615.516
4917Chicago Cubs1296465.4965.06336042928-3436-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field331221.364
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1315675.42714.0600680-8028-3928-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium311714.548
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres1337360.549--6555668935-2938-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium291811.621
236Los Angeles Dodgers1317160.5421.05605402034-3237-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium311912.613
3713Colorado Rockies1336964.5194.08037871623-4346-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field291415.483
41225San Francisco Giants1305674.43115.5613679-6625-3931-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park321220.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eric Chavez3B18.263signed 
Mark ParentC34.345Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Pedro SantanaIF19.340Traded by Astros with Kevin Gallaher to Tigers for Gregg Olson.