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Wednesday August 28,1996This 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 1996-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Baltimore Orioles0BoxDon WengertMike Mussina(none)
Boston Red Sox7California Angels4BoxTom GordonShawn Boskie(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Chicago White Sox2BoxJames BaldwinBen McDonaldRoberto Hernandez
Cleveland Indians9Detroit Tigers3BoxOrel HershiserA.J. Sager(none)
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals4BoxRick HuismanKevin Gross(none)
New York Yankees2Seattle Mariners10BoxTerry MulhollandDwight Gooden(none)
Minnesota Twins1Toronto Blue Jays6BoxPat HentgenRick Aguilera(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Colorado Rockies10BoxBruce RuffinJeff Shaw(none)
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros5BoxGregg OlsonKent Bottenfield(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Montreal Expos6BoxMel RojasChan Ho Park(none)
San Diego Padres3New York Mets2BoxSean BergmanDerek WallaceTrevor Hoffman
Atlanta Braves9Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxTerrell WadeEsteban Loaiza(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6San Francisco Giants7BoxMark DeweyRicardo JordanRod Beck
Florida Marlins3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxChris HammondCory BaileyRobb Nen

Standings as of 1996-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1327458.561--6866612532-3242-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I301812.600
249Baltimore Orioles1337162.5343.57887503834-2836-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards291712.586
3714Boston Red Sox1346965.5156.0768764429-3640-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park281612.571
41121Toronto Blue Jays1346371.47012.0673694-2133-3730-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome281117.393
51428Detroit Tigers1334786.35327.5656915-25922-4925-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium29623.207
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1338053.602--78464513942-2738-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field28199.679
2510Chicago White Sox1357164.52610.07456648135-3436-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II271413.519
3815Minnesota Twins1336667.49614.0751753-233-3033-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome291217.414
4918Milwaukee Brewers1346470.47816.5756748833-3531-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium281612.571
51323Kansas City Royals1346173.45519.5630657-2732-3329-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium271413.519
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1347559.560--79065613432-3543-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington281513.536
2611Seattle Mariners1326963.5235.08167566035-3034-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome291613.552
31020Oakland Athletics1366472.47112.0718758-4034-3630-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum261412.538
41222California Angels1336172.45913.5649789-14025-4236-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium28919.321
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1318249.626--64648815834-2648-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium311417.452
236Montreal Expos1317160.54211.06345686632-3439-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium311714.548
31019Florida Marlins1336370.47420.0555590-3521-4442-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium291712.586
41124New York Mets1335974.44424.0627653-2625-4434-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium291217.414
51427Philadelphia Phillies1345480.40329.5529664-13527-4527-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium281315.464
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Houston Astros1347262.537--648657-932-3540-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome281018.357
2713St. Louis Cardinals1336964.5192.56105902034-3435-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II291910.655
3816Cincinnati Reds1326567.4926.0611654-4332-3633-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium301614.533
4917Chicago Cubs1306466.4926.06376092828-3536-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field321220.375
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1325676.42415.0604689-8528-3928-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium301713.567
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres1347460.552--6585689036-2938-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium281711.607
247Los Angeles Dodgers1327161.5382.05655461934-3337-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium301911.633
3612Colorado Rockies1347064.5224.08137961723-4347-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field281315.464
41225San Francisco Giants1315774.43515.5620685-6525-3932-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park311120.355


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike MorganP36.325Released by Cardinals. 
Denny NeagleP27.349Traded by Pirates to Braves for Jason Schmidt and Ron Wright. 
Ron Wright1B20.220Traded by Braves with Jason Schmidt to Pirates for Denny Neagle.