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Games on 1996-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers5BoxFelipe LiraBobby WittBrian Williams
Chicago White Sox1New York Yankees5BoxDavid ConeAlex Fernandez(none)
California Angels3Oakland Athletics1BoxJim AbbottDoug JohnsTroy Percival
Cleveland Indians6Seattle Mariners4BoxOrel HershiserBob WolcottJose Mesa
Milwaukee Brewers5Toronto Blue Jays7BoxErik HansonScott KarlMike Timlin
Philadelphia Phillies2Florida Marlins0BoxMike GraceKevin BrownRicky Bottalico

Standings as of 1996-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135New York Yankees251510.600--142122207-78-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1377760.562
2812Baltimore Orioles271413.5192.0147164-174-610-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1357461.548
31017Toronto Blue Jays271314.4813.0166168-26-57-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1356174.452
41226Detroit Tigers291019.3457.0158218-604-136-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1334390.323
51428Boston Red Sox27819.2968.0125167-423-115-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1357758.570
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians26188.692--167127409-59-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1358154.600
2610Chicago White Sox271512.5563.5135121148-97-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1357065.519
3711Minnesota Twins261412.5384.0181146355-59-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1366472.471
41122Milwaukee Brewers261214.4626.0157142156-86-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1366868.500
51327Kansas City Royals28919.32110.0121163-425-94-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1336667.496
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers281711.607--176144325-712-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1347361.545
248Seattle Mariners281612.5711.0175151247-69-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1336964.519
359California Angels271512.5561.5124137-136-109-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1345579.410
4919Oakland Athletics271314.4813.5150154-48-55-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1356570.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos281810.643--180127538-710-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1347064.522
236Philadelphia Phillies261511.5772.01151051011-54-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1365284.382
347Atlanta Braves281612.5712.012694328-68-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1348054.597
41120New York Mets261214.4625.014514415-67-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1365977.434
51324Florida Marlins291118.3797.588125-375-106-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1336964.519
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2614Houston Astros281414.500--146151-58-66-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1346866.507
1715Chicago Cubs281414.500--145131144-710-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1346272.463
3918Pittsburgh Pirates271314.4810.513513419-74-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1356075.444
41223St. Louis Cardinals281216.4292.0111149-385-87-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1347658.567
51425Cincinnati Reds26917.3464.0128167-394-85-9L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1367264.529
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Diego Padres281810.643--154112429-49-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1347361.545
2513San Francisco Giants271413.5193.514914728-76-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1355481.400
3816Los Angeles Dodgers291415.4834.510710434-1010-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1337657.571
41021Colorado Rockies261214.4625.0132171-397-65-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1367165.522


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Greg CadaretP34.064Released by Pirates. 
J.R. Phillips1B26.003Sent to Phillies by Giants for future considerations.