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Tuesday May 7,1996This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1996-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals5California Angels3BoxJulio ValeraJim AbbottJeff Montgomery
Baltimore Orioles2Chicago White Sox3BoxAlex FernandezDavid WellsRoberto Hernandez
Boston Red Sox4Milwaukee Brewers2BoxRoger ClemensAngel MirandaHeathcliff Slocumb
Detroit Tigers5New York Yankees12BoxJim MecirRichie LewisJeff Nelson
Cleveland Indians4Oakland Athletics8BoxDoug JohnsOrel Hershiser(none)
Minnesota Twins2Seattle Mariners0BoxJose ParraBob WolcottDave Stevens
Toronto Blue Jays1Texas Rangers5BoxDarren OliverJuan Guzman(none)
Colorado Rockies5Atlanta Braves6BoxBrad ClontzCurt Leskanic(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds3BoxMarcus MooreTodd Worrell(none)
New York Mets2Florida Marlins3BoxChris HammondJason IsringhausenRobb Nen
Chicago Cubs3Montreal Expos8BoxDave VeresTerry Adams(none)
Houston Astros7Philadelphia Phillies5BoxAnthony YoungRuss SpringerTodd Jones
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxAllen WatsonTony FossasRod Beck

Standings as of 1996-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Yankees301911.633--178144347-712-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1327359.553
2710Baltimore Orioles311615.5163.5168187-194-712-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1317259.550
31020Toronto Blue Jays311417.4525.5189193-47-87-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1316071.458
41327Boston Red Sox311120.3558.5149191-424-117-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1317457.565
51428Detroit Tigers341024.29411.0171257-864-156-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1284385.336
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians312011.645--1821473511-89-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1307951.608
258Chicago White Sox311714.5483.0150137139-118-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1316863.519
3918Minnesota Twins311516.4845.0191165266-99-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1316368.481
41123Milwaukee Brewers301317.4336.5179165147-106-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1326765.508
51225Kansas City Royals331320.3948.0142176-347-96-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1286266.484
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers322111.656--198148508-713-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1306961.531
247California Angels321814.5633.0145155-106-1012-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1295277.403
369Seattle Mariners331815.5453.5187165227-611-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1286761.523
4813Oakland Athletics321616.5005.016916819-77-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1306268.477
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos332211.667--2021376510-812-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1296663.512
236Atlanta Braves332013.6062.0156117398-612-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1297653.589
3411Philadelphia Phillies311615.5165.0142143-112-74-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1315180.389
41324New York Mets311318.4198.0161163-26-107-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1315873.443
51426Florida Marlins341321.3829.5109159-505-138-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1286761.523
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Houston Astros331716.515--169169010-67-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1296564.504
2614Chicago Cubs331617.4851.016215844-912-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1296069.465
3915Pittsburgh Pirates311516.4841.0151156-59-76-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1315873.443
41121St. Louis Cardinals321418.4382.5124167-437-97-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1307456.569
51222Cincinnati Reds301317.4332.5157185-287-86-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1326864.515
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres311912.613--168123459-410-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1317259.550
3816San Francisco Giants311516.4844.0169175-69-76-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1315378.405
2717Colorado Rockies311516.4844.0169195-267-88-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1316863.519
41019Los Angeles Dodgers341618.4714.513112386-1310-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1287454.578


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Archie CorbinP28.129Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Shane HalterSS-3B26.180Loaned by Royals to Marlins April 11- 
Reggie HarrisP27.268Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Jeff Manto3B-1B31.257Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Kenny RobinsonP26.185Claimed on waivers by Blue Jays from Royals.