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Games on 1996-05-07

Top1996 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals5California Angels3Boxscore - PBP914,6572:42Doug LintonJim AbbottJulio Valera (1-1)Jim Abbott (1-5)Jeff Montgomery (8)Bob BooneMarcel LachemannAngel Stadium of
ALBaltimore Orioles2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP916,1302:17David WellsAlex FernandezAlex Fernandez (5-2)David Wells (2-3)Roberto Hernandez (10)Davey JohnsonTerry BevingtonGuaranteed Rate F
ALBaltimore Orioles2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP916,1302:17David WellsAlex FernandezAlex Fernandez (5-2)David Wells (2-3)Roberto Hernandez (10)Davey JohnsonTerry BevingtonU.S. Cellular Fie
ALBoston Red Sox4Milwaukee Brewers2Boxscore - PBP97,0393:24Roger ClemensAngel MirandaRoger Clemens (2-4)Angel Miranda (1-2)Heathcliff Slocumb (7)Kevin KennedyPhil GarnerCounty Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers5New York Yankees12Boxscore - PBP912,7603:20Felipe LiraScott KamienieckiJim Mecir (1-0)Richie Lewis (1-2)Jeff Nelson (2)Buddy BellJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALCleveland Indians4Oakland Athletics8Boxscore - PBP910,1262:58Orel HershiserDoug JohnsDoug Johns (3-3)Orel Hershiser (3-3)-Mike HargroveArt HoweOakland-Alameda C
ALMinnesota Twins2Seattle Mariners0Boxscore - PBP915,6262:44Jose ParraBob WolcottJose Parra (1-0)Bob Wolcott (1-5)Dave Stevens (6)Tom KellyLou PiniellaThe Kingdome
ALToronto Blue Jays1Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP923,0052:30Juan GuzmanDarren OliverDarren Oliver (2-0)Juan Guzman (4-2)-Cito GastonJohnny OatesGlobe Life Park i
ALToronto Blue Jays1Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP923,0052:30Juan GuzmanDarren OliverDarren Oliver (2-0)Juan Guzman (4-2)-Cito GastonJohnny OatesRangers Ballpark
NLColorado Rockies5Atlanta Braves6Boxscore - PBP1029,9762:43Mike FarmerGreg MadduxBrad Clontz (1-2)Curt Leskanic (2-1)-Don BaylorBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP1218,1473:44Pedro AstacioDave BurbaMarcus Moore (3-2)Todd Worrell (0-1)-Tom LasordaRay KnightCinergy Field
NLNew York Mets2Florida Marlins3Boxscore - PBP920,1272:48Jason IsringhausenKevin BrownChris Hammond (2-5)Jason Isringhausen (2-3)Robb Nen (6)Dallas GreenRene LachemannSun Life Stadium
NLChicago Cubs3Montreal Expos8Boxscore - PBP913,2362:47Steve TrachselTavo AlvarezDave Veres (4-0)Terry Adams (1-1)-Jim RigglemanFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLHouston Astros7Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP916,5693:14Mike HamptonMike GraceAnthony Young (1-1)Russ Springer (1-3)Todd Jones (6)Terry CollinsJim FregosiVeterans Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP923,4922:56Allen WatsonMark PetkovsekAllen Watson (3-3)Tony Fossas (0-3)Rod Beck (6)Dusty BakerTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1996-05-07.

TopRecord 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.