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Baseball on Friday, August 23, 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 Angels2Baltimore Orioles0BoxShawn Boskie (12-6)David Wells (9-12)CAL  C Davis (26), J Edmonds (23)Chili Davis (15.4)
Seattle Mariners6Boston Red Sox4BoxChris Bosio (4-3)Mark Brandenburg (4-5)BOS  M Vaughn (37)  SEA  K Griffey (39)Dan Wilson (37.7)
Toronto Blue Jays4Chicago White Sox2BoxPat Hentgen (16-7)Scott Ruffcorn (0-1)CHA  P Borders (4)  TOR  E Sprague (31)Ed Sprague (21.1)
Milwaukee Brewers6Cleveland Indians5BoxDoug Jones (4-2)Jose Mesa (2-4)MIL  J Jaha (27)Brian Giles (47.5)
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Royals2BoxA.J. Sager (3-2)Kevin Appier (11-9)DET  T Clark (15), T Fryman (18), B Higginson (20)  KCA  B Hamelin (8)Travis Fryman (20.1)
Texas Rangers2Minnesota Twins9BoxRick Aguilera (7-5)Darren Oliver (10-6)TEX  K Elster (21)Matt Walbeck (21.4)
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees5BoxDwight Gooden (11-5)Don Wengert (6-9)NYA  C Fielder (32)Joe Girardi (13.1)
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves4BoxGreg Maddux (12-10)Steve Trachsel (11-7)ATL  C Jones 2 (28)  CHN  M Grace (7), J Hernandez (10)Marquis Grissom (26.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Colorado Rockies3BoxJon Lieber (6-4)Kevin Ritz (13-10)COL  V Castilla (31)Jermaine Allensworth (20.0)
Cincinnati Reds6Florida Marlins5Box G1Giovanni Carrara (1-1)Marc Valdes (0-2)FLO  G Colbrunn (11), E Renteria (3)Luis Castillo (20.5)
Cincinnati Reds3Florida Marlins8Box G2Al Leiter (13-11)Kevin Jarvis (6-6)CIN  B Larkin (25)  FLO  G Sheffield (36)Joe Orsulak (27.0)
St. Louis Cardinals1Houston Astros0BoxDonovan Osborne (11-8)Darryl Kile (10-8)SLN  R Lankford (20)Ray Lankford (19.4)
New York Mets5Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxRamon Martinez (10-6)Mark Clark (12-10)NYN  B Gilkey (27)Eric Karros (44.9)
Philadelphia Phillies7San Diego Padres4BoxRich Hunter (2-4)Tim Worrell (7-7)PHI  T Zeile (20)Tim Worrell (21.4)
Montreal Expos10San Francisco Giants8BoxOmar Daal (2-2)Doug Creek (0-2)MON  M Lansing (11), H Rodriguez 2 (32), F Santangelo (6), R White (6)  SFN  T Lampkin (6)Tom Lampkin (55.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians7652.594--75063039-2737-25L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox6961.5318.072763935-3434-27L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins6464.50012.073372032-2832-36W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6168.47315.574073130-3331-35W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals5872.44619.060964232-3326-39L6Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7354.575--67063232-2941-25W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6860.5315.576871834-2833-33L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6465.49610.073874826-3638-29L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays6069.46514.064067232-3628-33W6Game Log
Detroit Tigers4682.35927.564187921-4825-34W4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers7456.569--76664031-3243-24L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners6661.5206.578773235-2831-33W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6269.47312.569373432-3330-36L4Game Log
California Angels6068.46913.062677124-4136-27W3Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals6860.531--60057233-3235-28W1Game Log
Houston Astros6861.5270.562864332-3536-26L3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6463.5043.558562131-3233-31L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6363.5004.062059027-3236-31L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5573.43013.058565628-3727-36W3Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves8047.630--62747333-2547-22W1Game Log
Montreal Expos6958.54311.062255131-3338-25W2Game Log
Florida Marlins5970.45722.053557719-4440-26W1Game Log
New York Mets5970.45722.061263325-4234-28L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5376.41128.051763626-4127-35W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Diego Padres7060.538--63356034-2936-31L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6860.5311.054252933-3235-28W2Game Log
Colorado Rockies6663.5123.576976623-4343-20L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5472.42914.060367125-3929-33L2Game Log

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