Baseball on Friday, May 17, 1996


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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Seattle Mariners13Baltimore Orioles14BoxAlan Mills (1-0)Norm Charlton (1-1)BAL  C Hoiles (7), R Palmeiro (8), L Polonia (1), C Ripken (2)  SEA  J Buhner (12), A Rodriguez (7)Alex Rodriguez (85.4)
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox5BoxMike Stanton (2-1)Todd Van Poppel (0-4)BOS  W Cordero (2), M Vaughn (15)  OAK  J Giambi (6), M McGwire (5)John Valentin (29.1)
Texas Rangers10Cleveland Indians12BoxAlan Embree (1-0)Gil Heredia (1-3)CLE  E Murray (5), M Ramirez (9)  TEX  K Elster 2 (9)Manny Ramirez (69.0)
Chicago White Sox11Detroit Tigers6BoxRoberto Hernandez (1-0)Richie Lewis (1-3)CHA  H Baines (8), D Martinez (3)  DET  M Nieves (6)Harold Baines (61.8)
Toronto Blue Jays2Kansas City Royals4BoxTim Belcher (4-2)Juan Guzman (4-3)TOR  J Olerud (7), E Sprague (11)Bip Roberts (18.0)
Milwaukee Brewers12Minnesota Twins1BoxScott Karl (3-2)Jose Parra (1-2)MIL  D Nilsson 2 (3), F Vina (2)  MIN  R Coomer (3)Dave Nilsson (30.6)
California Angels5New York Yankees8BoxAndy Pettitte (6-2)Jim Abbott (1-6)CAL  J Howell (4), R Velarde (3)  NYA  P O'Neill (5)Paul O'Neill (29.1)
Cincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves8BoxGreg Maddux (5-3)John Smiley (3-4)ATL  J Dye (1), R Klesko (13), F McGriff (10)Marquis Grissom (22.4)
Florida Marlins1Chicago Cubs3BoxJim Bullinger (3-3)Al Leiter (6-3)CHN  R Sandberg (9)Ryne Sandberg (12.5)
St. Louis Cardinals11Colorado Rockies12BoxCurt Leskanic (3-2)Cory Bailey (2-1)COL  E Burks (8)  SLN  B Jordan (3), T Pagnozzi 2 (3)Tom Pagnozzi (50.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros4BoxShane Reynolds (6-2)Jon Lieber (0-1)HOU  B Hunter (1), D May (3)Derrick May (52.5)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxHideo Nomo (6-3)Mike Grace (6-1)LAN  R Mondesi (10), M Piazza (11)Mike Piazza (30.8)
Montreal Expos1San Diego Padres2BoxTrevor Hoffman (2-1)Mel Rojas (3-2)MON  M Lansing (2)  SDN  B Johnson (3)Andujar Cedeno (20.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians2712.692--23718514-913-3W6Game Log
Chicago White Sox2218.5505.522018411-1311-5W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1820.4748.52412118-1010-10W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins1821.4629.02202237-1211-9L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1824.42910.518622811-137-11W2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees2315.605--2211868-915-6W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2217.5641.52222359-913-8W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1822.4506.02262329-129-10L3Game Log
Boston Red Sox1523.3958.01982425-1410-9W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers1231.27913.52043186-216-10L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers2615.634--2521908-818-7L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners2119.5254.52442138-813-11L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1920.4876.02142069-810-12L3Game Log
California Angels1921.4756.51812136-1313-8L5Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros2122.488--21622613-128-10W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs2022.4760.52031865-1215-10W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1620.4443.51762097-99-11L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1724.4153.01812258-129-12L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1724.4153.018421510-107-14L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos2715.643--23918011-1116-4L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves2615.6340.520713810-716-8W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2020.5006.017318812-98-11L2Game Log
Florida Marlins2023.4657.51601875-1415-9L2Game Log
New York Mets1623.4109.51881997-149-9W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Diego Padres2616.619--21715712-714-9W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants2019.5134.521922614-106-9L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2221.5124.51681498-1514-6W4Game Log
Colorado Rockies1721.4477.01962428-139-8W2Game Log


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