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Friday September 6,1996This 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 1996-09-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles4BoxJohn CummingsTerry Mathews(none)
Boston Red Sox10Chicago White Sox3BoxTim WakefieldWilson Alvarez(none)
Texas Rangers7Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJohn BurkettCal Eldred(none)
California Angels2Minnesota Twins6BoxBrad RadkeChuck Finley(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees4BoxMariano RiveraBill Risley(none)
Kansas City Royals1Oakland Athletics7BoxWillie AdamsChris Haney(none)
New York Mets7Atlanta Braves8BoxMark WohlersDoug Henry(none)
San Francisco Giants2Cincinnati Reds0BoxOsvaldo FernandezJohn SmileyRod Beck
San Francisco Giants1Cincinnati Reds14BoxMike MorganSteve Bourgeois(none)
Montreal Expos0Florida Marlins4BoxMark HuttonJeff FasseroJay Powell
Colorado Rockies1Houston Astros2BoxXavier HernandezCurt Leskanic(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxAntonio OsunaMarc WilkinsTodd Worrell
Chicago Cubs6Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJim BullingerKen RyanTurk Wendell
San Diego Padres3St. Louis Cardinals8BoxMark PetkovsekBob Tewksbury(none)

Standings as of 1996-09-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1407961.564--7377003736-3543-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I22139.591
2510Baltimore Orioles1417566.5324.58297973238-3136-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards21138.619
3713Boston Red Sox1417368.5186.5811809233-3940-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park21129.571
41222Toronto Blue Jays1416477.45415.5689725-3633-3831-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome211011.476
51428Detroit Tigers1415190.36228.5690949-25924-5127-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium21219.095
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1398257.590--81367314044-3138-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field22175.773
249Chicago White Sox1427666.5357.57916979438-3438-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II20911.450
3814Minnesota Twins1417170.50412.07957851037-3334-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome21714.333
4919Milwaukee Brewers1426874.47915.5785788-333-3535-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium20128.600
51121Kansas City Royals1426577.45818.5645683-3836-3729-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium19109.526
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1417962.560--82969313633-3546-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington211110.524
2612Seattle Mariners1397267.5186.08628006235-3037-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome22139.591
31020Oakland Athletics1436875.47612.0756791-3534-3634-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum19109.526
41323California Angels1416477.45415.0694836-14225-4339-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium20614.300
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1408555.607--68154213936-3249-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium221111.500
226Montreal Expos1407763.5508.06715957633-3544-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium221111.500
31018Florida Marlins1426973.48617.0604645-4124-4545-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium20119.550
41124New York Mets1416279.44023.5667694-2725-4537-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium21912.429
51427Philadelphia Phillies1425785.40129.0568701-13327-4530-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium201010.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158St. Louis Cardinals1417665.539--6776284934-3442-31W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II21129.571
2611Houston Astros1427567.5281.5687701-1434-3941-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome20713.350
3815Cincinnati Reds1417170.5045.0691694-333-3638-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium211011.476
4917Chicago Cubs1407070.5005.56866473931-3839-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field22616.273
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1395881.41717.0627726-9928-4030-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium23158.652
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1407763.550--6075812639-3538-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium22139.591
247San Diego Padres1427864.549--6875998840-3338-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium20137.650
3716Colorado Rockies1417170.5046.5842848-624-4847-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field21129.571
41225San Francisco Giants1395980.42417.5641735-9427-4532-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park23914.391


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Robert Eenhoorn2B-SS28.210Claimed on waivers by Angels from Yankees. 
Darrell MayP24.085Claimed on waivers by Angels from Pirates.