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Wednesday July 31,1996This date in baseball
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Games on 1996-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays2Cleveland Indians4BoxPaul AssenmacherMike Timlin(none)
California Angels5Detroit Tigers10BoxJose LimaMike Holtz(none)
Boston Red Sox5Kansas City Royals3BoxTim WakefieldChris HaneyHeathcliff Slocumb
Seattle Mariners9Milwaukee Brewers3BoxSterling HitchcockJeff D'Amico(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Minnesota Twins3BoxMike MussinaMike Trombley(none)
Chicago White Sox4Oakland Athletics5BoxJay WitasickMatt KarchnerBilly Taylor
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers9BoxDarren OliverJimmy Key(none)
San Francisco Giants1Chicago Cubs4BoxSteve TrachselAllen WatsonTurk Wendell
Houston Astros0Cincinnati Reds10BoxJohn SmileyDonne Wall(none)
Florida Marlins0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRamon MartinezPat RappTodd Worrell
Colorado Rockies2Montreal Expos6BoxJeff FasseroRoger Bailey(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets3BoxJerry DiPotoDan Plesac(none)
Atlanta Braves7San Diego Padres4BoxTom GlavineBob TewksburyMark Wohlers

Standings as of 1996-07-31

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1056342.600--5395023728-2535-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I572928.509
2612Baltimore Orioles1065452.5099.56146021224-2229-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards563422.607
31121Toronto Blue Jays1074958.45815.0550568-1824-3125-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome552530.455
41224Boston Red Sox1054758.44816.0612643-3120-3427-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park573819.667
51428Detroit Tigers1073572.32729.0528760-23217-4118-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium551837.327
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1076542.607--62352110234-2331-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field543420.630
257Chicago White Sox1075849.5427.05865058128-2630-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II552728.491
3817Milwaukee Brewers1075255.48613.06346043024-2928-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium552827.509
4919Minnesota Twins1065155.48113.5594601-723-2428-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome562729.482
51325Kansas City Royals1084860.44417.5494548-5427-2921-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium532726.509
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1086147.565--63653210424-2837-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington542925.537
245Seattle Mariners1065848.5472.06756116428-2330-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome552728.491
3713Oakland Athletics1085553.5096.06035881531-2724-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum542331.426
41020California Angels1075156.4779.5527630-10318-3533-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium541935.352
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1066541.613--52841011827-2338-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium563125.554
226Montreal Expos1065848.5477.05014435826-2732-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium563026.536
31018New York Mets1085256.48114.0509505420-3332-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium541935.352
41122Florida Marlins1074958.45816.5440464-2415-3534-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium553124.564
51427Philadelphia Phillies1064363.40622.0434520-8622-3821-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium562432.429
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149St. Louis Cardinals1065650.528--5114921929-2727-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II563224.571
2611Houston Astros1095752.5230.5527544-1727-3130-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome532528.472
3714Cincinnati Reds1035251.5052.5476493-1726-2526-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium592930.492
4916Chicago Cubs1065254.4914.05114971423-2929-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field562432.429
51223Pittsburgh Pirates1074859.4498.5489545-5623-2925-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium552530.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138San Diego Padres1095851.532--5354835229-2429-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium533320.623
2510Los Angeles Dodgers1085751.5280.54474272027-2930-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium543321.611
3815Colorado Rockies1075453.5053.0638661-2316-3538-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field552926.527
41326San Francisco Giants1064660.43410.5497559-6220-3226-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park562234.393

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mark BrandenburgP26.017Traded by Rangers with Kerry Lacy to Red Sox for Dwayne Hosey and Mike Stanton. 
John CummingsP27.082Traded by Dodgers with Joey Eischen to Tigers for Chad Curtis. 
Chad CurtisCF-LF27.267Traded by Tigers to Dodgers for Joey Eischen and John Cummings. 
Damion Easley2B26.262Traded by Angels to Tigers for Greg Gohr. 
Joey EischenP26.067Traded by Dodgers with John Cummings to Tigers for Chad Curtis. 
Cecil Fielder1B32.314Traded by Tigers to Yankees for Matt Drews and Ruben Sierra. 
Bryce FlorieP26.071Traded by Padres with Ron Villone and Marc Newfield to Brewers for Gerald Parent and Greg Vaughn. 
Greg GohrP28.276Traded by Tigers to Angels for Damion Easley. 
Mark HuttonP26.175Traded by Yankees to Marlins for Dave Weathers. 
Kerry LacyP23.358Traded by Rangers with Mark Brandenburg to Red Sox for Dwayne Hosey and Mike Stanton. 
Dallas MahanP18.233signed 
Terry MulhollandP33.144Traded by Phillies to Mariners for Desi Relaford. 
Marc NewfieldLF23.285Traded by Padres with Ron Villone and Bryce Florie to Brewers for Gerald Parent and Greg Vaughn. 
Desi RelafordSS-2B22.318Traded by Mariners to Phillies for Terry Mulholland. 
Ruben SierraRF30.298Traded by Yankees with Matt Drews to Tigers for Cecil Fielder. 
Mike StantonP29.059Traded by Red Sox with Dwayne Hosey to Rangers for Kerry Lacy and Mark Brandenburg. 
Greg VaughnLF31.028Traded by Brewers with Gerald Parent to Padres for Ron Villone, Marc Newfield and Bryce Florie. 
Ron VilloneP26.196Traded by Padres with Marc Newfield and Bryce Florie to Brewers for Gerald Parent and Greg Vaughn. 
Dave WeathersP26.309Traded by Marlins to Yankees for Mark Hutton.