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Tuesday July 2,1996This 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 1996-07-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5California Angels6BoxMike JamesMike Henneman(none)
Minnesota Twins4Chicago White Sox7BoxAlex FernandezScott AldredRoberto Hernandez
Kansas City Royals2Cleveland Indians3BoxJim PooleTim Belcher(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers1BoxRamon GarciaA.J. SagerMike Fetters
Boston Red Sox5New York Yankees7BoxJeff NelsonJoe HudsonJohn Wetteland
Oakland Athletics11Seattle Mariners6BoxMike MohlerNorm Charlton(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Toronto Blue Jays2BoxScott EricksonPaul Quantrill(none)
Florida Marlins3Houston Astros4BoxJohn JohnstoneTerry Mathews(none)
Atlanta Braves1Montreal Expos5BoxRheal CormierGreg Maddux(none)
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxRuss SpringerPete HarnischRicky Bottalico
Chicago Cubs15Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxAmaury TelemacoPaul Wagner(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Diego Padres3BoxPedro AstacioFernando Valenzuela(none)
Colorado Rockies1San Francisco Giants5BoxMark GardnerKevin Ritz(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRick HoneycuttLee SmithDennis Eckersley

Standings as of 1996-07-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees814932.605--4233853822-1827-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I814338.531
257Baltimore Orioles814536.5564.04764482820-1924-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards814338.531
31124Toronto Blue Jays823646.43913.5424448-2418-2418-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome803842.475
41326Boston Red Sox813447.42015.0454504-5012-2822-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park815130.630
51428Detroit Tigers832360.27727.0383596-21311-3412-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium793049.380
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians825032.610--4763997725-1825-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field794930.620
246Chicago White Sox824735.5733.04763898720-2127-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II803842.475
3711Milwaukee Brewers814239.5197.54924524021-2021-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium813843.469
41017Minnesota Twins813942.48110.54374271018-2121-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome813942.481
51225Kansas City Royals833548.42215.5374430-5618-2217-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium784038.513
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers834934.590--4964059118-2231-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington794138.519
268Seattle Mariners804238.5255.55094713820-1722-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome814338.531
3814California Angels834241.5067.0408472-6415-2527-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium782850.359
4916Oakland Athletics834043.4829.0457459-224-2216-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum793841.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves825131.622--42031410620-1631-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium804535.563
225Montreal Expos824834.5853.04183467221-2027-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium804040.500
31019Florida Marlins823943.47612.0307329-2213-2626-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium804139.513
41322New York Mets823745.45114.0362392-3015-2722-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium803446.425
51427Philadelphia Phillies813447.42016.5328386-5817-2817-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium813348.407
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310Houston Astros844440.524--4404211922-2222-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome783840.487
2512St. Louis Cardinals824240.5121.0382389-720-2422-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II804634.575
3818Cincinnati Reds773740.4813.5358392-3418-2019-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium854441.518
4920Chicago Cubs823943.4764.0377381-416-2423-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field803743.463
51223Pittsburgh Pirates823745.4516.0378416-3821-2116-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium803644.450
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Los Angeles Dodgers844440.524--3483381022-2322-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium784632.590
2613San Diego Padres844341.5121.03923672523-1620-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium784830.615
3715Colorado Rockies814041.4942.5500508-813-2627-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field814338.531
41121San Francisco Giants813843.4694.5399430-3118-2120-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park813051.370


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
J.C. BoscanC16.189Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves 
Ramon Castro3B-SS16.253Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves 
Franklyn GermanP16.164Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Leonardo MayiP16.195Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves 
Jackson MelianOF16.177Signed as nondrafted free agent by Yankees 
Javier OrtizP16.217Signed as nondrafted free agent by Yankees 
Rodolfo PenaC17.117Signed as nondrafted free agent by Red Sox