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Saturday June 8,1996This 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 1996-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles1BoxJames BaldwinKent MerckerRoberto Hernandez
Milwaukee Brewers3Boston Red Sox2BoxGraeme LloydJoe HudsonMike Fetters
California Angels0Cleveland Indians5BoxOrel HershiserChuck Finley(none)
New York Yankees7Detroit Tigers9BoxGregg OlsonKenny RogersRichie Lewis
Seattle Mariners8Kansas City Royals12BoxKevin AppierBob MilackiJeff Montgomery
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins4BoxRich RobertsonSteve WojciechowskiEddie Guardado
Oakland Athletics13Minnesota Twins7BoxJohn WasdinPat Mahomes(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0Texas Rangers2BoxDarren OliverJuan Guzman(none)
Montreal Expos4Chicago Cubs6BoxAmaury TelemacoPedro MartinezTurk Wendell
Atlanta Braves12Colorado Rockies13BoxDarren HolmesGreg McMichaelBruce Ruffin
Philadelphia Phillies3Houston Astros7BoxBilly WagnerRuss Springer(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTodd WorrellHector Carrasco(none)
Florida Marlins6New York Mets7BoxMark ClarkDavid WeathersJohn Franco
Pittsburgh Pirates9San Diego Padres8BoxFrancisco CordovaWillie Blair(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants4BoxRich DeLuciaTodd StottlemyreRod Beck

Standings as of 1996-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Yankees573324.579--3222784413-1520-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1055946.562
258Baltimore Orioles573225.5611.03443341011-1221-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1055649.533
31224Toronto Blue Jays602634.4338.5307329-2212-1914-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1024854.471
41327Boston Red Sox592435.40710.0333357-249-2015-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1036142.592
51428Detroit Tigers611546.24620.0275463-1887-298-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1013863.376
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians593920.661--3492757420-1319-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1026042.588
223Chicago White Sox593821.6441.035824910918-1620-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1034756.456
3715Minnesota Twins592930.49210.03303191113-1516-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1034954.476
4919Milwaukee Brewers582731.46611.53363241213-1614-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1045351.510
51020Kansas City Royals612833.45912.0276304-2815-1713-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1004753.470
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers603723.617--3452786713-1424-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1025349.520
269Seattle Mariners593128.5255.53673412613-1318-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1025448.529
3818Oakland Athletics602832.4679.0305328-2314-1514-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1025052.490
41121California Angels592732.4589.5264332-688-2119-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1024359.422
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves593821.644--32722610116-1122-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1035845.563
237Montreal Expos603426.5674.53122595315-1619-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1025448.529
3712Florida Marlins603030.5008.5234240-610-1620-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1025052.490
41017Philadelphia Phillies592831.47510.0266282-1617-1711-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1033964.379
51325New York Mets592534.42413.0267295-2811-1914-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1034657.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1813Houston Astros623131.500--318317115-1616-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1005149.510
2916St. Louis Cardinals602931.4831.0275304-2916-1713-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1025943.578
31122Pittsburgh Pirates612734.4433.5286307-2115-1512-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1014655.455
41223Chicago Cubs602634.4334.0267299-328-1818-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1025052.490
51426Cincinnati Reds542232.4075.0241307-6610-1512-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1085949.546
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres613625.590--3092446518-1018-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1015546.545
2410Los Angeles Dodgers623230.5164.52412202114-1818-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1005842.580
3511San Francisco Giants593029.5085.0303315-1218-1512-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1033865.369
4614Colorado Rockies582929.5005.5345376-3112-1917-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1045450.519


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kurt AirosoIF21.116signed 
Brent BillingsleyP21.050signed 
Wayne FranklinP22.091signed 
Cody McKayC-3B22.148signed 
Chad MoellerC21.110signed 
Gabe MolinaP21.036signed 
Nate MurphyOF21.054signed 
Jim Tatum1B-3B28.243Purchased by Padres from Red Sox. 
Tony Zuniga3B21.146signed