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Baseball on Thursday, August 08, 1996

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Toronto Blue Jays9Boston Red Sox6BoxWoody Williams (1-0)Aaron Sele (5-9)BOS  D Bragg (9), M Stanley (20)Alex Gonzalez (29.2)
Minnesota Twins13California Angels5BoxRick Aguilera (5-4)Shawn Boskie (10-6)CAL  J Edmonds 2 (20), J Howell (7)  MIN  P Meares (6), P Molitor (8)Pat Meares (28.4)
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers3BoxOmar Olivares (7-7)Gil Heredia (2-4)DET  A Cedeno (7)Andujar Cedeno (41.9)
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals1BoxDon Wengert (5-7)Doug Linton (5-7)NoneScott Brosius (8.4)
Baltimore Orioles6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxRocky Coppinger (7-3)Jeff D'Amico (3-5)BAL  B Anderson (35), B Bonilla (16), E Murray (15)Bobby Bonilla (18.8)
Chicago White Sox4New York Yankees8BoxBob Wickman (4-1)Luis Andujar (0-2)CHA  D Lewis (4)  NYA  D Strawberry 2 (8)Darryl Strawberry (17.7)
Cleveland Indians2Seattle Mariners1BoxChad Ogea (6-3)Terry Mulholland (8-8)SEA  A Rodriguez (26)Jeff Kent (12.2)
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves1BoxMatt Beech (1-0)Greg Maddux (10-10)PHI  B Santiago (21)Greg Maddux (13.7)
New York Mets3Florida Marlins0BoxPete Harnisch (8-7)Kevin Brown (10-10)NYN  B Gilkey (26), T Hundley (35)Bernard Gilkey (47.9)
Montreal Expos2Houston Astros6BoxDoug Drabek (6-7)Pedro Martinez (9-7)HOU  B Spiers (5)Doug Drabek (13.5)
San Diego Padres12Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxScott Sanders (5-4)Chris Peters (0-2)PIT  D Clark (6)  SDN  K Caminiti (22)Archi Cianfrocco (28.3)
San Francisco Giants5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJim Poole (5-0)Rick Honeycutt (2-1)SFN  D McCarty (6)  SLN  R Gant (22)Gary Gaetti (56.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians7045.609--67655937-2333-22W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox6352.5487.064855233-2930-23L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5559.48214.564264127-2728-32W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5560.47815.067165427-3028-30L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals5363.45717.554057327-2926-34L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees6845.602--58354131-2737-18W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6054.5268.567465230-2429-31W4Game Log
Boston Red Sox5361.46515.566668920-3533-26L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5362.46116.058960526-3427-28W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers4074.35128.556778717-4123-33W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers6353.543--67258725-3038-23L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners6053.5311.570664130-2530-28L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics5759.4916.062063932-2925-30W1Game Log
California Angels5262.45610.055268619-3833-24L4Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals6154.530--54351332-2929-25L1Game Log
Houston Astros6154.530--55957427-3134-23W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5555.5003.550053829-2926-26L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5558.4875.053753323-2932-29L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5164.44310.053458825-3226-32L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves7043.619--56843030-2440-19L1Game Log
Montreal Expos6350.5587.055447428-2835-22L1Game Log
New York Mets5561.47416.554554722-3533-26W2Game Log
Florida Marlins5263.45219.047851518-3934-24L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4867.41723.046356923-4025-27W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Diego Padres6255.530--56250831-2631-29W1Game Log
Colorado Rockies5955.5181.569269119-3640-19W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5955.5181.546745928-3031-25L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants4865.42512.052458721-3527-30W2Game Log

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