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Wednesday September 18,1996This 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 1996-09-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1California Angels3BoxChuck FinleyWillie AdamsTroy Percival
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox3BoxAlbie LopezJames BaldwinJose Mesa
Boston Red Sox4Detroit Tigers0BoxRoger ClemensJustin Thompson(none)
Minnesota Twins7Kansas City Royals4BoxTravis MillerTim Belcher(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMike FettersMike Timlin(none)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees3BoxMariano RiveraAlan Mills(none)
Texas Rangers2Seattle Mariners5BoxSterling HitchcockBobby WittNorm Charlton
Houston Astros2Atlanta Braves6BoxGreg MadduxMike Hampton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Colorado Rockies6BoxJohn BurkePedro AstacioBruce Ruffin
New York Mets3Montreal Expos4BoxUgueth UrbinaDave MlickiMel Rojas
Florida Marlins6Philadelphia Phillies8BoxToby BorlandKurt MillerRicky Bottalico
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJason SchmidtMike MorganDan Plesac
San Diego Padres8San Francisco Giants5BoxDoug BochtlerRich DeLuciaTrevor Hoffman
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxTodd StottlemyreSteve TrachselDennis Eckersley

Standings as of 1996-09-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1508664.573--7907286242-3644-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1266.500
237Baltimore Orioles1518368.5503.58938405341-3241-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1156.455
3713Boston Red Sox1517873.5178.5863866-335-4143-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1174.636
41222Toronto Blue Jays1526884.44719.0721771-5035-4033-44L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1064.600
51428Detroit Tigers15251101.33636.07281032-30424-5427-47L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1028.200
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians1519259.609--88872016847-3145-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1073.700
2611Chicago White Sox1538073.52313.08567599740-3840-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II954.556
3815Minnesota Twins1527577.49317.5838843-538-3537-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1037.300
4917Milwaukee Brewers1537578.49018.08428311138-3737-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium954.556
51121Kansas City Royals1527181.46721.5701737-3636-3935-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium945.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers1538469.549--87976111837-3947-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington963.667
2510Seattle Mariners1508070.5332.59228348840-3340-37W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1156.455
31020Oakland Athletics1537380.47711.0815846-3137-4136-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum954.556
41325California Angels1516685.43717.0722890-16826-5040-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1046.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1519061.596--73860213638-3752-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1165.545
246Montreal Expos1518467.5566.07056287735-3849-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1147.364
31019Florida Marlins1537380.47718.0647687-4027-5146-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium972.778
41123New York Mets1526785.44123.5706741-3526-4841-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1046.400
51326Philadelphia Phillies1526290.40828.5616748-13230-4832-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1055.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159St. Louis Cardinals1528270.539--7216675437-3845-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1064.600
2714Houston Astros1537875.5104.5728763-3534-4444-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome945.444
3816Chicago Cubs1507476.4937.07206843632-4142-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field12210.167
4918Cincinnati Reds1517477.4907.5725739-1434-4340-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1174.636
51224Pittsburgh Pirates1516685.43715.5702776-7434-4432-41W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1174.636
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1528666.566--6656194641-3645-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1046.400
235San Diego Padres1538667.5620.57446489643-3543-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium954.556
3612Colorado Rockies1538073.5236.59209071326-4954-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field936.333
41427San Francisco Giants1526191.40125.0689817-12827-4734-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1073.700


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jet Butler1B8.348Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Padres.