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Games on 1996-06-29

Top1996 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALDetroit Tigers6Boston Red Sox13Boxscore - PBP933,5093:08Greg GohrAaron SeleVaughn Eshelman (3-2)Greg Keagle (3-6)-Buddy BellKevin KennedyFenway Park
ALOakland Athletics11California Angels9Boxscore - PBP926,5653:55Steve WojciechowskiJason GrimsleyBuddy Groom (3-0)Rich Monteleone (0-1)-Art HoweMarcel LachemannAngel Stadium of
ALCleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP1043,6013:30Jack McDowellWilson AlvarezPaul Shuey (2-1)Matt Karchner (5-2)-Mike HargroveTerry BevingtonGuaranteed Rate F
ALCleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP1043,6013:30Jack McDowellWilson AlvarezPaul Shuey (2-1)Matt Karchner (5-2)-Mike HargroveTerry BevingtonU.S. Cellular Fie
ALMinnesota Twins12Kansas City Royals7Boxscore - PBP923,2323:26Rich RobertsonDoug LintonMike Trombley (2-0)Doug Linton (2-4)-Tom KellyBob BooneKauffman Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles3New York Yankees4Boxscore - PBP945,2952:47Mike MussinaAndy PettitteAndy Pettitte (12-4)Mike Mussina (10-5)John Wetteland (25)Davey JohnsonJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALTexas Rangers9Seattle Mariners5Boxscore - PBP937,5562:59Darren OliverRusty MeachamDarren Oliver (7-2)Rusty Meacham (0-1)-Johnny OatesLou PiniellaThe Kingdome
ALMilwaukee Brewers7Toronto Blue Jays4Boxscore - PBP931,1702:36Scott KarlMarty JanzenScott Karl (8-3)Marty Janzen (4-3)-Phil GarnerCito GastonRogers Centre
NLChicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds9Boxscore - PBP932,2732:57Mike CampbellMark PortugalMark Portugal (4-5)Jim Bullinger (3-6)-Jim RigglemanRay KnightCinergy Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers13Colorado Rockies10Boxscore - PBP948,0093:31Ismael ValdezBryan RekarIsmael Valdez (8-5)Bryan Rekar (2-3)-Bill RussellDon BaylorCoors Field
NLAtlanta Braves3Florida Marlins5Boxscore - PBP940,9522:49John SmoltzPat RappPat Rapp (4-10)John Smoltz (14-3)-Bobby CoxRene LachemannSun Life Stadium
NLNew York Mets1Houston Astros9Boxscore - PBP935,4542:49Robert PersonShane ReynoldsShane Reynolds (9-5)Robert Person (1-3)-Dallas GreenTerry CollinsAstrodome
NLMontreal Expos1Philadelphia Phillies0Boxscore - PBP922,8982:16Jeff FasseroCurt SchillingJeff Fassero (8-5)Curt Schilling (2-3)-Felipe AlouJim FregosiVeterans Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP924,5402:49Joey HamiltonMark LeiterWillie Blair (1-5)Rod Beck (0-4)Trevor Hoffman (15)Bruce BochyDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
NLSan Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP924,5402:49Joey HamiltonMark LeiterWillie Blair (1-5)Rod Beck (0-4)Trevor Hoffman (15)Bruce BochyDusty BakerCandlestick Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals6Boxscore - PBP934,4263:16Elmer DessensAndy BenesRick Honeycutt (1-0)Dan Miceli (1-4)-Jim LeylandTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 1996-06-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees784731.603--4133714222-1825-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I844539.536
257Baltimore Orioles784236.5385.04524411117-1924-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards844638.548
31124Toronto Blue Jays793544.44312.5403431-2818-2417-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome833944.470
41326Boston Red Sox783345.42314.0440491-5112-2621-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park845232.619
51428Detroit Tigers802357.28825.0378583-20511-3312-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium823052.366
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians794831.608--4673917624-1824-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field825131.622
245Chicago White Sox794633.5822.04603718920-2126-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II833944.470
3711Milwaukee Brewers784038.5137.54864365019-1921-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium844044.476
41019Minnesota Twins783741.47410.5418411716-2021-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome844143.488
51225Kansas City Royals803446.42514.5366420-5417-2117-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium814140.506
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers804832.600--4803899117-2031-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington824240.512
268Seattle Mariners774136.5325.54954514420-1721-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome844440.524
3814California Angels804040.5008.0395459-6415-2525-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium813051.370
4918Oakland Athletics803842.47510.0440448-822-2116-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum824042.488
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves794930.620--40730310418-1531-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium834736.566
226Montreal Expos794633.5823.04053337220-2026-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium834241.506
3816Florida Marlins793940.49410.0298314-1613-2426-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium834142.494
41120New York Mets793742.46812.0353374-2115-2422-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium833449.410
51427Philadelphia Phillies783246.41016.5314374-6017-2815-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium843549.417
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512St. Louis Cardinals794039.506--363375-1220-2420-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II834835.578
2613Houston Astros814140.506--421413822-2219-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome814140.506
3917Cincinnati Reds743638.4861.5347377-3017-1919-19W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium884543.511
41021Chicago Cubs793742.4683.0355370-1514-2323-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field833944.470
51323Pittsburgh Pirates793643.4564.0364390-2621-2015-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium833746.446
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2410San Diego Padres814239.519--3803463422-1620-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium814932.605
139Los Angeles Dodgers814239.519--316317-120-2222-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium814833.593
3715Colorado Rockies783939.5001.5477479-213-2426-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field844440.524
41222San Francisco Giants783642.4624.5381416-3518-2118-21L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park843252.381