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Games on 1996-06-21

Top1996 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals3Baltimore Orioles9Boxscore - PBP947,6442:58Chris HaneyRocky CoppingerArthur Rhodes (8-0)Chris Haney (4-6)-Bob BooneDavey JohnsonOriole Park at Ca
ALSeattle Mariners12Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP923,2532:31Matt WagnerJoe MagraneMatt Wagner (1-1)Joe Magrane (1-5)-Lou PiniellaTerry BevingtonGuaranteed Rate F
ALSeattle Mariners12Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP923,2532:31Matt WagnerJoe MagraneMatt Wagner (1-1)Joe Magrane (1-5)-Lou PiniellaTerry BevingtonU.S. Cellular Fie
ALNew York Yankees8Cleveland Indians7Boxscore - PBP1042,1763:56Brian BoehringerCharles NagyJeff Nelson (2-2)Jose Mesa (0-2)John Wetteland (20)Joe TorreMike HargroveProgressive Field
ALNew York Yankees9Cleveland Indians3Boxscore - PBP942,4543:00Ramiro MendozaJulian TavarezRamiro Mendoza (2-3)Julian Tavarez (2-4)-Joe TorreMike HargroveProgressive Field
ALMinnesota Twins0Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP913,1272:17Rick AguileraFelipe LiraFelipe Lira (4-7)Rick Aguilera (1-2)-Tom KellyBuddy BellTiger Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels5Milwaukee Brewers10Boxscore - PBP916,2743:40Jim AbbottBen McDonaldBen McDonald (7-3)Jim Abbott (1-11)-Marcel LachemannPhil GarnerCounty Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays7Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP910,2782:43Paul QuantrillDoug JohnsPaul Quantrill (4-7)Doug Johns (4-9)Mike Timlin (13)Cito GastonArt HoweOakland-Alameda C
ALBoston Red Sox4Texas Rangers14Boxscore - PBP940,7262:58Nate MincheyKen HillKen Hill (8-5)Nate Minchey (0-1)-Kevin KennedyJohnny OatesGlobe Life Park i
ALBoston Red Sox4Texas Rangers14Boxscore - PBP940,7262:58Nate MincheyKen HillKen Hill (8-5)Nate Minchey (0-1)-Kevin KennedyJohnny OatesRangers Ballpark
NLSan Francisco Giants7Atlanta Braves8Boxscore - PBP1138,4323:10Allen WatsonSteve AveryTerrell Wade (2-0)Rod Beck (0-2)-Dusty BakerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLPittsburgh Pirates0Florida Marlins4Boxscore - PBP920,4422:21Danny DarwinKevin BrownKevin Brown (6-5)Danny Darwin (5-7)-Jim LeylandRene LachemannSun Life Stadium
NLHouston Astros11Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP933,2733:21Doug DrabekTom CandiottiDoug Drabek (3-5)Tom Candiotti (5-6)-Terry CollinsTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals3Montreal Expos4Boxscore - PBP1216,1364:04Alan BenesRheal CormierMel Rojas (4-3)Dennis Eckersley (0-5)-Tony LaRussaFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds4New York Mets9Boxscore - PBP919,4322:53Roger SalkeldPete HarnischJerry DiPoto (2-1)Roger Salkeld (3-2)Dave Mlicki (1)Ray KnightDallas GreenShea Stadium
NLColorado Rockies3Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP1025,0853:10Armando ReynosoMike WilliamsToby Borland (4-2)Bruce Ruffin (2-2)-Don BaylorJim FregosiVeterans Stadium
NLChicago Cubs1San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP1049,5032:48Frank CastilloFernando ValenzuelaTrevor Hoffman (5-2)Turk Wendell (4-2)-Jim RigglemanBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 1996-06-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Yankees694128.594--3763334318-1623-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I935142.548
257Baltimore Orioles703931.5572.54204091115-1523-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards924943.533
31123Toronto Blue Jays723240.44410.5374386-1217-2315-17W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome904248.467
41327Boston Red Sox712942.40813.0399451-5211-2518-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park915635.615
51428Detroit Tigers731954.26024.0330536-2069-3010-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium893455.382
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians724626.639--4303478322-1524-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field895336.596
246Chicago White Sox714130.5774.54193368320-2121-9L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II914447.484
3816Milwaukee Brewers713536.49310.54484093915-1820-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium914546.495
4917Minnesota Twins703436.48611.03843731115-1719-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome924448.478
51226Kansas City Royals733142.42515.5334387-5316-2015-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium884444.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers734429.603--4373429516-1928-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington894643.517
268Seattle Mariners703832.5434.54404103018-1420-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome914744.516
379California Angels723834.5285.5361401-4013-2225-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium893257.360
41021Oakland Athletics733340.45211.0381413-3219-2114-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum894544.506
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves714526.634--38127310818-1327-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium915140.560
225Montreal Expos724230.5833.53743076719-1923-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium904644.511
3918Florida Marlins723438.47211.5277295-1813-2421-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium904644.511
41222New York Mets723240.44413.5325351-2614-2318-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium903951.433
51425Philadelphia Phillies703040.42914.5294336-4217-2413-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium923755.402
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Houston Astros753837.507--394391320-2018-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome874443.506
2815St. Louis Cardinals713536.4931.0317346-2917-2118-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II915338.582
31019Chicago Cubs733439.4663.0325339-1411-2023-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field894247.472
41120Pittsburgh Pirates723339.4583.5341354-1318-1615-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium904050.444
51324Cincinnati Reds662937.4394.5304358-5416-1813-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium965244.542
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310Los Angeles Dodgers743935.527--2872701719-2020-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium885137.580
3511San Francisco Giants703634.5141.0366375-918-1618-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park923260.348
2412Colorado Rockies703634.5141.0422438-1612-2024-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field924745.511
4613San Diego Padres743836.5141.03383122619-1619-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium885335.602


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Buddy CarlyleP18.182signed 
Doug DavisP20.274signed 
Elmer DessensP24.160Loaned to Mexico City May 7- 
Rusty MeachamP28.146Traded by Royals to Mariners for Jose Amado.