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Games on 1996-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees16California Angels5BoxAndy PettitteJim Abbott(none)
Detroit Tigers4Kansas City Royals5BoxJeff MontgomeryRandy Veres(none)
Boston Red Sox10Oakland Athletics3BoxTim WakefieldSteve Wojciechowski(none)
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers3BoxRoger PavlikJack McDowell(none)
Chicago White Sox4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxMarty JanzenAlex FernandezMike Timlin
Atlanta Braves9Chicago Cubs1BoxTom GlavineAmaury Telemaco(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Florida Marlins6BoxAl LeiterJohn Smiley(none)
San Diego Padres4Montreal Expos3BoxJoey HamiltonJeff FasseroTrevor Hoffman
Houston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDarryl KileZane Smith(none)
Colorado Rockies5St. Louis Cardinals2BoxKevin RitzTodd StottlemyreBruce Ruffin

Standings as of 1996-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Yankees472819.596--2692333610-1118-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1156451.557
257Baltimore Orioles472720.5741.027227119-918-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1156154.530
31222Toronto Blue Jays502228.4407.5258272-1411-1511-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1125260.464
41325Boston Red Sox482028.4178.5273298-257-1613-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1146549.570
51428Detroit Tigers511239.23518.0229384-1556-226-17L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1114170.369
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians483315.688--2872246317-1016-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1136647.584
235Chicago White Sox482919.6044.02832097413-1416-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1145658.491
3817Milwaukee Brewers472225.46810.52822622012-1510-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1155857.504
4918Kansas City Royals522428.46211.0230260-3013-1311-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1095158.468
51019Minnesota Twins482226.45811.0259258110-1312-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1145658.491
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers503119.620--2852295612-1219-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1125953.527
269Seattle Mariners482622.5424.02992554411-1015-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1135954.522
3716California Angels492326.4697.5228275-478-1615-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1124765.420
41120Oakland Athletics492227.4498.5251275-2412-1410-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1135657.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves503317.660--26916610313-820-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1126349.563
238Montreal Expos512922.5694.52732244913-1416-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1115952.532
3713Florida Marlins522626.5008.0196218-229-1517-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1105456.491
4915Philadelphia Phillies482424.5008.0209220-1116-138-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1144371.377
51224New York Mets482028.41712.0222240-1810-1710-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1145163.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1814Houston Astros522626.500--253263-1014-1212-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1105654.509
21021St. Louis Cardinals502228.4403.0223266-4313-159-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1126646.589
31123Cincinnati Reds451926.4223.5216256-409-1310-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1176255.530
41326Chicago Cubs512130.4124.5233255-226-1715-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1115556.495
51427Pittsburgh Pirates501931.3806.0224266-4211-148-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1125458.482
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres513219.627--2631828115-817-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1115952.532
2410Los Angeles Dodgers512724.5295.02021802211-1516-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1116348.568
3511San Francisco Giants482523.5215.5256274-1814-1011-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1144371.377
4612Colorado Rockies472423.5116.0269298-299-1315-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1155956.513


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al BenjaminOF18.260signed 
Wes ChamberlainRF-LF30.044Released by Blue Jays. 
Tim McClaskeyP20.137signed 
Neal McDadeP19.345signed 
Chuck McElroyP28.239Traded by Reds to Angels for Lee Smith. 
Kevin McGlinchyP18.333signed 
Lee SmithP38.174Traded by Angels to Reds for Chuck McElroy.