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Baseball on Saturday, August 17, 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 Angels0Boston Red Sox6BoxRoger Clemens (6-11)Chuck Finley (11-12)BOS  M Stanley (23)Bill Haselman (14.5)
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians6BoxOrel Hershiser (13-7)Justin Thompson (0-2)CLE  J Thome (25)Jim Thome (24.6)
Chicago White Sox6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxAlex Fernandez (12-7)Ben McDonald (10-8)CHA  R Ventura (28)  MIL  M Mieske (11), M Newfield (8)Robin Ventura (17.3)
Toronto Blue Jays1Minnesota Twins11BoxRich Robertson (6-11)Erik Hanson (10-15)MIN  D Hollins (13)Paul Molitor (12.2)
Seattle Mariners10New York Yankees3BoxJamie Moyer (9-2)Kenny Rogers (10-6)NYA  B Williams (23)  SEA  J Buhner (35), K Griffey (37), A Rodriguez (28)Alex Rodriguez (17.7)
Baltimore Orioles1Oakland Athletics3BoxAriel Prieto (4-5)Rocky Coppinger (7-4)BAL  R Palmeiro (30)  OAK  T Steinbach (29)Terry Steinbach (14.8)
Kansas City Royals4Texas Rangers1BoxTim Belcher (12-7)Ken Hill (13-7)NoneMike Sweeney (23.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Atlanta Braves7BoxMike Bielecki (4-2)Matt Ruebel (1-1)ATL  J Dye (7), R Klesko (29)Ryan Klesko (19.4)
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs12BoxSteve Trachsel (11-6)Darryl Kile (10-7)CHN  L Gonzalez (10)Jose Hernandez (12.2)
Colorado Rockies3Cincinnati Reds5Box G1John Smiley (11-10)Mike Munoz (0-2)COL  D Bichette (22), E Burks (33)Thomas Howard (47.7)
Colorado Rockies5Cincinnati Reds9Box G2Jeff Shaw (5-4)Steve Reed (3-3)CIN  J Branson (7), B Larkin (22), R Sanders (14), E Taubensee (8)  COL  D Bichette (23), E Burks (34), L Walker (16)Eddie Taubensee (52.5)
Montreal Expos6Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxTodd Worrell (4-5)Dave Veres (4-3)LAN  M Piazza (30)Rondell White (25.3)
San Francisco Giants8Philadelphia Phillies4BoxAllen Watson (8-10)Rich Hunter (1-4)PHI  B Santiago (22)  SFN  B Bonds (33)Barry Bonds (20.4)
New York Mets7San Diego Padres3BoxMark Clark (12-9)Tim Worrell (7-6)NoneEdgardo Alfonzo (14.7)
Florida Marlins3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxT.J. Mathews (2-4)Jay Powell (3-1)SLN  R Gant (25)Royce Clayton (18.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians7449.602--71359739-2735-22W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox6856.5486.569159634-3134-25W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6260.50811.570067832-2830-32W4Game Log
Kansas City Royals5866.46816.559360532-3226-34W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5767.46017.570369927-3230-35L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7051.579--62258732-2938-22L2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6657.5375.074569134-2731-31L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6063.48811.070972126-3634-27W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5469.43917.061566026-3628-33L4Game Log
Detroit Tigers4280.34428.559583619-4723-33L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers7054.565--71960528-3042-24L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners6358.5215.574868932-2531-33W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6165.48410.067371132-2929-36W1Game Log
California Angels5666.45913.058673720-3936-27L1Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals6657.537--58354432-2934-28W2Game Log
Houston Astros6657.537--60161432-3434-23L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6159.5083.555758829-2932-30W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6061.4965.058857027-3133-30W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5270.42613.556163225-3427-36L2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves7646.623--61146233-2543-21W3Game Log
Montreal Expos6655.5459.559551928-3038-25L3Game Log
New York Mets5866.46819.058559824-3834-28W1Game Log
Florida Marlins5766.46319.551154418-4139-25L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4975.39528.048961723-4026-35L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6657.537--52350333-3233-25W3Game Log
San Diego Padres6659.5281.060454834-2932-30L1Game Log
Colorado Rockies6261.5044.073173822-4240-19L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants5268.43312.556562725-3827-30W2Game Log

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