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Wednesday May 15,1996This date in baseball
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Month Day Year

Games on 1996-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels6Boston Red Sox17BoxJamie MoyerJason Grimsley(none)
Detroit Tigers2Cleveland Indians5BoxDennis MartinezJose LimaJose Mesa
Chicago White Sox20Milwaukee Brewers8BoxWilson AlvarezRicky BonesBrian Keyser
Toronto Blue Jays1Minnesota Twins2BoxFrankie RodriguezPat Hentgen(none)
Seattle Mariners10New York Yankees5BoxEdwin HurtadoJimmy Key(none)
Kansas City Royals3Texas Rangers1BoxChris HaneyRoger PavlikJeff Montgomery
Pittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves0BoxDenny NeagleSteve Avery(none)
Houston Astros7Chicago Cubs5BoxDonne WallFrank CastilloTodd Jones
St. Louis Cardinals6Florida Marlins0BoxTodd StottlemyrePat Rapp(none)
Montreal Expos2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxTom CandiottiJeff Fassero(none)
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxRicky BottalicoRod Beck(none)
New York Mets3San Diego Padres4BoxTim WorrellJohn Franco(none)

Standings as of 1996-05-15

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees372215.595--213181328-914-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1257055.560
248Baltimore Orioles382117.5531.5208222-149-912-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1246757.540
3917Toronto Blue Jays381820.4744.5223224-19-109-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1245668.452
41327Boston Red Sox371423.3788.0193239-465-149-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1257154.568
51428Detroit Tigers411229.29312.0195299-1046-206-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1214180.339
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians372512.676--2171724514-911-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1247450.597
257Chicago White Sox382117.5534.52071753210-1211-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1246460.516
31018Minnesota Twins371720.4598.021521057-1210-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1256164.488
41121Milwaukee Brewers361620.4448.5226208187-109-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1266462.508
51225Kansas City Royals411724.41510.0182226-4411-136-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1205862.483
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers402614.650--242178648-718-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1226458.525
269Seattle Mariners392118.5384.5231199328-713-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1226458.525
3712Oakland Athletics381919.5006.0211201109-710-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1245965.476
4815California Angels391920.4876.5176205-296-1213-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1225171.418
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos412714.659--2381786011-1016-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1216160.504
235Atlanta Braves402515.6251.51991366310-715-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1227151.582
3410Philadelphia Phillies382018.5265.5168174-612-78-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1244777.379
4816Florida Marlins422022.4767.5159184-255-1315-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1206060.500
51426New York Mets381523.39510.5182196-146-149-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1245668.452
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Houston Astros412021.488--211211013-117-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1216259.512
2919Cincinnati Reds351619.4571.0174201-277-89-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1276562.512
31020Chicago Cubs401822.4501.518718435-1213-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1225864.475
41223Pittsburgh Pirates401723.4252.5182211-2910-97-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1225666.459
51324St. Louis Cardinals401723.4252.5170213-438-119-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1227151.582
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Diego Padres402515.625--2121506212-713-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1226656.541
2511San Francisco Giants392019.5134.5219226-714-106-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1234875.390
3714Los Angeles Dodgers412021.4885.5154144108-1512-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1217051.579
41122Colorado Rockies371621.4327.5184231-478-138-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1256758.536

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
D.J. BostonIF24.252Traded by Blue Jays to Pirates for OF Jacob Brumfield 
Jacob BrumfieldCF-LF30.353Traded by Pirates to Blue Jays for D. J. Boston. 
Julio MateoP18.266Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mariners. 
Omar RamirezOF25.194Released by Indians