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Monday July 29,1996This 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.

1996 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1996-07-29

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros2Cincinnati Reds1BoxMike HamptonMark PortugalBilly Wagner
San Diego Padres5Florida Marlins3BoxScott SandersKevin BrownTrevor Hoffman
Colorado Rockies1Montreal Expos4BoxRheal CormierJamey WrightMel Rojas
Pittsburgh Pirates0New York Mets5BoxPete HarnischChris Peters(none)

Standings as of 1996-07-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1036340.612--5354785728-2335-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I592930.492
2714Baltimore Orioles1045252.50011.5589595-622-2229-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards583622.621
31123Toronto Blue Jays1054857.45716.0545563-1823-3025-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome572631.456
41224Boston Red Sox1034657.44717.0607633-2619-3327-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park593920.661
51428Detroit Tigers1053372.31431.0506746-24017-4116-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium572037.351
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians1056441.610--61851610234-2330-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field563521.625
256Chicago White Sox1055748.5437.05804998127-2530-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II572829.491
4816Minnesota Twins1045153.49012.55875761123-2428-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome582731.466
3917Milwaukee Brewers1045153.49012.56225863624-2927-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium582929.500
51325Kansas City Royals1064759.44317.5484543-5927-2920-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium552827.509
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1065947.557--6125288424-2835-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington563125.554
245Seattle Mariners1035647.5441.56575995826-2230-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome582929.500
3613Oakland Athletics1065452.5095.05975821531-2723-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562432.429
41018California Angels1055154.4867.5513608-9518-3333-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium561937.339
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1046440.615--52040411626-2238-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium583226.552
227Montreal Expos1045648.5388.04924405226-2730-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium583226.552
41121New York Mets1054956.46715.5497496120-3329-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium572235.386
31020Florida Marlins1054956.46715.5436456-2015-3334-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium573126.544
51427Philadelphia Phillies1054263.40022.5426513-8722-3820-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium572532.439
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138St. Louis Cardinals1055649.533--5044842029-2627-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II573225.561
2510Houston Astros1075750.533--523529-627-2930-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome552530.455
3815Cincinnati Reds1015051.4954.0461489-2826-2524-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium613130.508
4919Chicago Cubs1045054.4815.5503496723-2927-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field582632.448
51222Pittsburgh Pirates1044856.4627.5480533-5323-2625-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium582533.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149San Diego Padres1075750.533--5294755429-2428-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium553421.618
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1065551.5191.54394231627-2928-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium563521.625
3712Colorado Rockies1055451.5142.0635652-1716-3338-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field572928.509
41326San Francisco Giants1044658.4429.5496551-5520-3026-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park582236.379

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Carlos Baerga2B27.267Traded by Indians with Alvaro Espinoza to Mets for Jose Vizcaino and Jeff Kent. 
Hector CastanedaC24.271Loaned by Orioles to Minatitlan March 27- 
Alvaro EspinozaSS-3B34.160Traded by Indians with Carlos Baerga to Mets for Jose Vizcaino and Jeff Kent. 
Jeff Kent2B28.144Traded by Mets with Jose Vizcaino to Indians for Alvaro Espinoza and Carlos Baerga. 
Jose VizcainoSS-2B28.125Traded by Mets with Jeff Kent to Indians for Alvaro Espinoza and Carlos Baerga.