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Wednesday July 24,1996This 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 1996-07-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins11Baltimore Orioles4BoxFrankie RodriguezScott Erickson(none)
Kansas City Royals2Boston Red Sox12BoxJamie MoyerDoug Linton(none)
Oakland Athletics6Chicago White Sox5BoxJim CorsiBill SimasBilly Taylor
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees4BoxAndy PettitteJose AlberroJohn Wetteland
Milwaukee Brewers7Seattle Mariners8BoxBobby AyalaMike Fetters(none)
Cleveland Indians10Toronto Blue Jays0BoxDennis MartinezMarty Janzen(none)
New York Mets6Colorado Rockies7BoxCurt LeskanicPaul Byrd(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Florida Marlins3BoxKevin BrownHideo NomoRobb Nen
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros6BoxXavier HernandezRon Villone(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDave BurbaMike WilliamsJeff Brantley
Montreal Expos4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJohn EricksMel Rojas(none)
Chicago Cubs7San Francisco Giants1BoxFrank CastilloWilliam VanLandingham(none)
Atlanta Braves4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxTerrell WadeAlan BenesGreg McMichael

Standings as of 1996-07-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees996039.606--5124644828-2332-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I633231.508
2714Baltimore Orioles1005149.5109.5556563-722-2228-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards623725.597
31123Boston Red Sox994554.45515.0583598-1518-3027-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park634023.635
41325Toronto Blue Jays1014556.44616.0531551-2023-3022-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome612932.475
51428Detroit Tigers1013170.30730.0474717-24315-3916-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium612239.361
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians1016140.604--58648310331-2230-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field603822.633
256Chicago White Sox1015546.5456.05624867627-2528-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II613031.492
3815Milwaukee Brewers1005050.50010.56095654423-2627-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium623032.484
4917Minnesota Twins1004852.48012.5552552023-2425-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome623032.484
51224Kansas City Royals1024656.45115.5470520-5026-2620-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium592930.492
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1025745.559--5995108922-2635-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington603327.550
245Seattle Mariners995445.5451.56285676126-2228-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome623131.500
3612Oakland Athletics1025349.5204.05855681730-2423-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum602535.417
41019California Angels1014853.4758.5492595-10318-3330-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium602238.367
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1006337.630--50738212525-1938-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium623329.532
227Montreal Expos995346.5359.54724244824-2529-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium633528.556
3918Florida Marlins1004852.48015.0410420-1015-3333-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium623230.516
41121New York Mets1014754.46516.5476481-519-3128-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium612437.393
51427Philadelphia Phillies1014160.40622.5408487-7921-3520-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium612635.426
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138St. Louis Cardinals1015447.535--4894682129-2625-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II613427.557
2610Houston Astros1035449.5241.0509517-826-2928-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome592831.475
3816Cincinnati Reds974849.4954.0445471-2626-2522-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium653332.508
41020Chicago Cubs1004753.4706.5463469-620-2827-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field622933.468
51222Pittsburgh Pirates994554.4558.0454510-5623-2522-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium632835.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Colorado Rockies1005347.530--607608-116-3237-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field623032.484
2511San Diego Padres1035449.5240.54994524726-2328-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium593722.627
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1025349.5201.04224081425-2728-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium603723.617
41326San Francisco Giants1004357.43010.0474538-6420-3023-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park622537.403


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jack CressendP21.072Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Chris EddyP26.239Traded by Royals to Brewers for Mark Kiefer. 
Mark KieferP27.253Traded by Brewers to Royals for Chris Eddy. 
Kirk McCaskillP35.109Released by White Sox. 
Jeff ParrettP34.332Released by Cardinals. 
Boi Rodriguez3B30.101Signed by Royals