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Games on 1996-07-07

Top1996 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox7Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP947,5322:53Tom GordonScott EricksonJoe Hudson (3-3)Randy Myers (0-2)Heathcliff Slocumb (11)Kevin KennedyDavey JohnsonOriole Park at Ca
ALChicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP942,3432:40Alex FernandezChad OgeaChad Ogea (4-1)Alex Fernandez (8-5)Paul Assenmacher (1)Terry BevingtonMike HargroveProgressive Field
ALToronto Blue Jays0Detroit Tigers9Boxscore - PBP915,7842:26Jeff WareFelipe LiraFelipe Lira (6-7)Jeff Ware (1-5)-Cito GastonBuddy BellTiger Stadium
ALKansas City Royals8Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP914,2512:42Tim BelcherScott AldredTim Belcher (7-4)Scott Aldred (3-7)-Bob BooneTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALMilwaukee Brewers4New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP935,2423:01Ben McDonaldKenny RogersBen McDonald (9-3)Kenny Rogers (6-4)Mike Fetters (16)Phil GarnerJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALCalifornia Angels9Oakland Athletics4Boxscore - PBP916,5263:19Shawn BoskieDoug JohnsShawn Boskie (9-3)Doug Johns (5-10)-Marcel LachemannArt HoweOakland-Alameda C
ALSeattle Mariners3Texas Rangers8Boxscore - PBP936,9332:40Bob WellsKen HillKen Hill (9-5)Bob Wells (9-2)-Lou PiniellaJohnny OatesGlobe Life Park i
ALSeattle Mariners3Texas Rangers8Boxscore - PBP936,9332:40Bob WellsKen HillKen Hill (9-5)Bob Wells (9-2)-Lou PiniellaJohnny OatesRangers Ballpark
NLHouston Astros1Atlanta Braves9Boxscore - PBP928,7162:36Donne WallGreg MadduxGreg Maddux (9-6)Donne Wall (6-1)-Terry CollinsBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLCincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs7Boxscore - PBP1336,3524:16Roger SalkeldAmaury TelemacoTanyon Sturtze (1-0)Johnny Ruffin (1-3)-Ray KnightJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLColorado Rockies3Los Angeles Dodgers0Boxscore - PBP938,2692:33Kevin RitzPedro AstacioKevin Ritz (10-5)Pedro Astacio (4-7)-Don BaylorBill RussellDodger Stadium
NLNew York Mets3Montreal Expos4Boxscore - PBP916,0762:38Pete HarnischRheal CormierRheal Cormier (5-5)Pete Harnisch (4-6)Mel Rojas (12)Dallas GreenFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLFlorida Marlins7Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP1028,1833:23David WeathersRuss SpringerTerry Mathews (2-3)Ricardo Jordan (0-1)Robb Nen (17)Cookie RojasJim FregosiVeterans Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates8Boxscore - PBP916,2552:06Mike MorganDan MiceliJon Lieber (2-2)Mike Morgan (2-3)-Tony LaRussaJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
NLSan Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres10Boxscore - PBP932,6932:56Osvaldo FernandezFernando ValenzuelaFernando Valenzuela (5-6)Osvaldo Fernandez (4-9)-Dusty BakerBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1996-07-07.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees855233.612--4423934922-1830-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I774037.519
257Baltimore Orioles864739.5475.54984762220-2026-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards764135.539
31124Toronto Blue Jays873849.43715.0448469-2119-2719-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome753639.480
41327Boston Red Sox853649.42416.0477524-4714-3022-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park774928.636
51428Detroit Tigers882761.30726.5410620-21011-3416-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium742648.351
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians875235.598--4954207525-1827-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field744727.635
245Chicago White Sox875037.5752.04984089023-2227-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II753540.467
3713Milwaukee Brewers864343.5008.55054792622-2421-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium763739.487
41017Minnesota Twins864145.47710.5462461119-2122-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome763739.487
51225Kansas City Royals883850.43214.5407455-4821-2417-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium733736.507
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers885137.580--5254339219-2232-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington743935.527
268Seattle Mariners854639.5413.55404954523-1823-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome763937.513
3814Oakland Athletics884345.4898.0494492224-2319-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum743539.473
4915California Angels884345.4898.0438514-7616-2827-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium732746.370
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves875433.621--43933010921-1633-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium754233.560
226Montreal Expos874938.5635.04323765621-2028-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium753936.520
31020New York Mets874146.47113.0399411-1219-2822-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium753045.400
41121Florida Marlins874047.46014.0327354-2714-3026-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium754035.533
51426Philadelphia Phillies863749.43016.5355413-5817-2820-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium763046.395
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410St. Louis Cardinals874641.529--411407423-2523-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II754233.560
2511Houston Astros894742.528--4594401924-2423-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome733538.479
3818Cincinnati Reds823943.4764.5371410-3920-2319-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium804238.525
4919Chicago Cubs874146.4715.0393397-416-2525-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field753540.467
51222Pittsburgh Pirates873948.4487.0399443-4421-2118-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium753441.453
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139San Diego Padres894841.539--4273854223-1625-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium734330.589
2612Los Angeles Dodgers894742.5281.03703511922-2425-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium734330.589
3716Colorado Rockies864244.4884.5513530-1715-2927-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field764135.539
41323San Francisco Giants863848.4428.5417465-4818-2520-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park763046.395


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ryan Minor3B22.183signed