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Games on 1996-07-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles10Boston Red Sox6BoxRandy MyersMike Stanton(none)
Seattle Mariners6California Angels2BoxSterling HitchcockJim Abbott(none)
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox6BoxWilson AlvarezChris HaneyRoberto Hernandez
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians7BoxJack McDowellBrad RadkePaul Shuey
New York Yankees2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJeff D'AmicoJimmy KeyMike Fetters
Oakland Athletics11Texas Rangers8BoxBuddy GroomMark BrandenburgMike Mohler
Detroit Tigers4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxPaul SpoljaricJose Lima(none)
Philadelphia Phillies12Florida Marlins3BoxCurt SchillingJohn BurkettRicky Bottalico
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros4BoxXavier HernandezGreg McMichael(none)
Montreal Expos4New York Mets3BoxJeff FasseroMark ClarkMel Rojas
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxDenny NeagleJohn SmileyDan Plesac
Colorado Rockies0San Diego Padres2BoxBob TewksburyMarvin FreemanTrevor Hoffman
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Francisco Giants6BoxAntonio OsunaRich DeLuciaTodd Worrell
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxMark PetkovsekTurk Wendell(none)

Standings as of 1996-07-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees965838.604--5014564528-2330-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I663432.515
2610Baltimore Orioles975146.5267.5545540522-2228-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards653728.569
31122Boston Red Sox964452.45814.0564584-2018-3026-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park664125.621
41223Toronto Blue Jays984454.44915.0526536-1023-3021-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome643034.469
51428Detroit Tigers993069.30329.5466713-24714-3816-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium632340.365
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians985939.602--5714789329-2130-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field634023.635
245Chicago White Sox985543.5614.05484668227-2528-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II643034.469
3714Milwaukee Brewers974948.5059.55925464622-2427-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium653134.477
41021Minnesota Twins974552.46413.5529541-1220-2425-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome653332.508
51324Kansas City Royals994455.44415.5456501-4524-2520-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium623131.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers995643.566--5914999221-2435-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington633429.540
258Seattle Mariners965244.5422.56095505926-2226-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome653332.508
3815Oakland Athletics995049.5056.05655541127-2423-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum632835.444
4918California Angels994752.4759.0488587-9918-3329-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium622339.371
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves976037.619--49237311922-1938-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium653629.554
237Montreal Expos975344.5467.04674145324-2329-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium653530.538
4817New York Mets984751.48013.5453453019-2828-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium642440.375
3916Florida Marlins984751.48013.5406413-715-3332-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium643331.516
51427Philadelphia Phillies974156.42319.0399469-7021-3520-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium652639.400
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126St. Louis Cardinals985444.551--4804532729-2625-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II643430.531
2511Houston Astros1005248.5203.0498506-826-2926-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome623032.484
31019Cincinnati Reds934449.4737.5427462-3522-2522-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium693732.536
41120Chicago Cubs974552.4648.5445459-1418-2727-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field653134.477
51225Pittsburgh Pirates974354.44310.5444505-6123-2520-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium653035.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149San Diego Padres1005347.530--4884414725-2128-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium623824.613
2612Los Angeles Dodgers1005248.5201.04154041124-2628-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium623824.613
3713Colorado Rockies975047.5151.5579585-616-3234-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field653332.508
41326San Francisco Giants974255.4339.5464520-5620-3022-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park652639.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Harry BerriosOF24.232Released by Orioles 
Kent MerckerP28.171Traded by Orioles to Indians for Eddie Murray. 
Eddie Murray1B40.148Traded by Indians to Orioles for Kent Mercker. 
Jared Sandberg3B18.141signed