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Baseball on Friday, August 16, 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
California Angels6Boston Red Sox3BoxDennis Springer (3-1)Tim Wakefield (10-11)BOS  W Cordero (3), T Naehring (17), T O'Leary (11)  CAL  G Anderson (10), C Davis (23), T Salmon (26)Garret Anderson (22.8)
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians3BoxPaul Assenmacher (3-2)Richie Lewis (3-6)CLE  S Alomar (7)Omar Vizquel (16.8)
Chicago White Sox7Milwaukee Brewers9Box G1Angel Miranda (6-5)Al Levine (0-1)CHA  O Guillen (3), D Martinez (8)Jeff Cirillo (48.5)
Chicago White Sox2Milwaukee Brewers3Box G2Tim VanEgmond (2-3)Kevin Tapani (11-7)MIL  J Valentin (19)Dave Nilsson (23.3)
Toronto Blue Jays4Minnesota Twins5BoxJose Parra (4-3)Paul Quantrill (4-12)MIN  M Cordova (10)  TOR  A Gonzalez (8)Marty Cordova (48.5)
Seattle Mariners6New York Yankees5BoxSterling Hitchcock (12-5)Dale Polley (1-1)SEA  M Whiten (11)Doug Strange (38.3)
Baltimore Orioles14Oakland Athletics3Box G1Scott Erickson (7-10)John Wasdin (7-6)BAL  C Hoiles (21)  OAK  G Berroa 2 (33)Brent Bowers (32.8)
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics4Box G2Randy Myers (2-3)Mike Mohler (4-1)BAL  E Murray (19)  OAK  G Berroa (34)Rafael Palmeiro (46.6)
Kansas City Royals3Texas Rangers5BoxJohn Burkett (8-10)Chris Haney (9-11)KCA  M Tucker (11)  TEX  J Gonzalez (35)Mark McLemore (18.6)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves5BoxJohn Smoltz (20-6)Denny Neagle (12-6)ATL  A Jones (1)Jermaine Dye (21.6)
Houston Astros8Chicago Cubs3BoxMike Hampton (10-7)Frank Castillo (5-14)CHN  O Timmons (2)  HOU  C Biggio (12)Jeff Bagwell (15.0)
Colorado Rockies8Cincinnati Reds4BoxArmando Reynoso (7-8)Roger Salkeld (6-4)COL  V Castilla (30), L Walker (15)Vinny Castilla (37.7)
Montreal Expos2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxPedro Astacio (7-7)Ugueth Urbina (7-4)LAN  C Curtis (12), E Karros (26), R Mondesi (18)  MON  S Andrews (17)Eric Karros (15.6)
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies4BoxWilliam VanLandingham (7-13)Mike Williams (4-11)NoneGlenallen Hill (14.6)
New York Mets10San Diego Padres15BoxFernando Valenzuela (10-7)Robert Person (2-4)NYN  A Tomberlin (3)  SDN  K Caminiti (24), S Finley (20), J Flaherty (13), G Vaughn (35)Steve Finley (19.3)
Florida Marlins2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxAndy Benes (13-8)Pat Rapp (6-13)FLO  G Colbrunn (9)Gary Gaetti (21.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians7349.598--70759439-2734-22W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox6756.5456.568559433-3134-25L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins6160.50411.568967732-2829-32W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals5766.46316.558960431-3226-34L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5766.46316.570169327-3230-34W2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7050.583--61957732-2938-21L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6656.5415.074468834-2631-31W5Game Log
Boston Red Sox5963.48412.070372126-3633-27L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5468.44317.061464926-3528-33L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers4279.34728.559283019-4623-33L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers7053.569--71860128-3042-23W7Game Log
Seattle Mariners6258.5176.573868631-2531-33W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6065.48011.067071032-2928-36L5Game Log
California Angels5665.46313.058673120-3836-27W3Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6656.541--59860232-3334-23W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6557.5331.057954132-2933-28W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5959.5005.054358029-2930-30L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5961.4926.057656727-3132-30L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5269.43013.556062525-3327-36L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves7546.620--60446133-2542-21W2Game Log
Montreal Expos6654.5508.558951228-2938-25L2Game Log
Florida Marlins5765.46718.550854018-4039-25L1Game Log
New York Mets5766.46319.057859523-3834-28L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4974.39827.048560923-4026-34L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6557.533--51649733-3232-25W2Game Log
San Diego Padres6658.5321.060154134-2932-29W1Game Log
Colorado Rockies6259.5122.572372422-4040-19W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5168.42912.555762324-3827-30W1Game Log

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