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Baseball on Saturday, August 31, 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
New York Yankees14California Angels3BoxJimmy Key (10-10)Jason Dickson (1-2)CAL  G Arias (5), C Davis (27)Paul O'Neill (17.2)
Kansas City Royals3Detroit Tigers1BoxDoug Linton (6-9)Felipe Lira (6-12)DET  T Clark (18)  KCA  C Paquette (19)Craig Paquette (36.0)
Minnesota Twins2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDoug Jones (5-2)Rich Robertson (6-13)MIL  M Mieske (12)Matt Mieske (61.4)
Boston Red Sox0Oakland Athletics8BoxWillie Adams (2-2)Tim Wakefield (11-12)OAK  G Berroa (35), B Lesher (2), M McGwire (46)Tony Batista (16.7)
Baltimore Orioles7Seattle Mariners6BoxScott Erickson (9-11)Chris Bosio (4-4)BAL  B Anderson (41), B Bonilla (22), P Incaviglia (18)  SEA  K Griffey (41)Bobby Bonilla (32.4)
Cleveland Indians3Texas Rangers6BoxDarren Oliver (11-6)Jack McDowell (10-9)CLE  S Alomar (8), A Belle (44)  TEX  W Newson (9), D Palmer (33)Juan Gonzalez (16.0)
Chicago White Sox5Toronto Blue Jays1BoxWilson Alvarez (15-7)Huck Flener (2-1)CHA  R Ventura (30)Jacob Brumfield (22.5)
Atlanta Braves0Chicago Cubs12BoxFrank Castillo (7-14)Denny Neagle (14-7)CHN  L Gonzalez (12), B McRae (12), O Timmons (3)Brian McRae (21.2)
Florida Marlins8Cincinnati Reds22BoxKevin Jarvis (7-7)Kurt Miller (1-2)CIN  W Greene (11), L Harris (5), K Mitchell (6), H Morris (12), E Taubensee (11)  FLO  D White (13)Kevin Mitchell (41.3)
San Diego Padres2Montreal Expos4BoxOmar Daal (3-2)Bob Tewksbury (10-9)NoneMike Lansing (12.1)
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets7BoxRobert Person (3-5)Tim Scott (4-6)NYN  A Espinoza (7), R Petagine (3)  SFN  R Wilkins (11)Rey Ordonez (16.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers11Philadelphia Phillies7BoxIsmael Valdez (12-7)Curt Schilling (6-8)LAN  R Mondesi (21)  PHI  J Eisenreich (3)Wayne Kirby (26.6)
Houston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxXavier Hernandez (4-4)John Ericks (3-4)PIT  J Allensworth (4), J Kendall (2)Derek Bell (38.7)
Colorado Rockies1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxAndy Benes (15-9)Roger Bailey (2-3)SLN  R Lankford (21)Ray Lankford (26.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians8055.593--79065642-2938-26L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox7364.5338.076166737-3436-30W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins6769.49313.576376234-3233-37L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6671.48215.076576033-3533-36W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals6275.45319.063466633-3529-40W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7659.563--70968034-3342-26W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7363.5373.580676736-2936-35W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6967.5077.576877929-3840-29L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays6373.46313.567671033-3730-36L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers4987.36027.566591922-4927-38L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers7759.566--80166232-3545-24W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners7065.5196.583377435-3035-35L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6672.47812.073375834-3632-36W3Game Log
California Angels6274.45615.066881225-4237-32L2Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros7463.540--66666534-3540-28W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals7165.5222.562860534-3437-31W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6767.5005.566162029-3538-32W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6768.4966.065267233-3634-32W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5679.41517.060970928-3928-40L4Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves8451.622--65950936-2848-23L1Game Log
Montreal Expos7262.53711.563957832-3440-28W1Game Log
Florida Marlins6571.47819.557662223-4542-26L1Game Log
New York Mets6076.44124.564066425-4435-32W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5482.39730.554268227-4527-37L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Diego Padres7661.555--66957438-3038-31L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7461.5481.058556037-3337-28W3Game Log
Colorado Rockies7067.5116.082582323-4547-22L3Game Log
San Francisco Giants5875.43616.062869626-4032-35L1Game Log

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