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Sunday August 4,1996This 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 -- Boxscores -- Leaders -- Transactions -- Births -- Deaths

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Games on 1996-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6Boston Red Sox13BoxVaughn EshelmanScott Klingenbeck(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Cleveland Indians14BoxBrian AndersonRocky Coppinger(none)
Seattle Mariners9Detroit Tigers3BoxBob WolcottC.J. Nitkowski(none)
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals3BoxAndy PettitteJose Rosado(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Oakland Athletics4BoxDave TelghederTim VanEgmondBilly Taylor
Chicago White Sox5Texas Rangers9BoxBobby WittJames Baldwin(none)
California Angels1Toronto Blue Jays7BoxHuck FlenerJim Abbott(none)
Colorado Rockies6Chicago Cubs1BoxArmando ReynosoFrank Castillo(none)
San Francisco Giants6Houston Astros7BoxMike HamptonOsvaldo FernandezBilly Wagner
Atlanta Braves6Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxPedro BorbonMark GuthrieMark Wohlers
Cincinnati Reds3Montreal Expos7BoxUgueth UrbinaDave BurbaMel Rojas
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets2BoxMike MorganJason IsringhausenDennis Eckersley
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxMike WilliamsDan MiceliKen Ryan
Florida Marlins4San Diego Padres6BoxFernando ValenzuelaChris HammondTrevor Hoffman

Standings as of 1996-08-04

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1096544.596--5575253230-2735-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I532726.509
2613Baltimore Orioles1105654.5099.5630633-326-2429-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards523220.615
3919Toronto Blue Jays1115259.46814.0577585-825-3127-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome512229.431
41324Boston Red Sox1105060.45515.5646677-3120-3530-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park523517.673
51428Detroit Tigers1113873.34228.0558779-22117-4121-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium511536.294
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1116744.604--65553811734-2333-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field503218.640
246Chicago White Sox1116150.5506.06195269331-2730-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II512427.471
3816Milwaukee Brewers1115457.48613.06496202926-3028-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium512625.510
41020Minnesota Twins1115259.46815.0621635-1424-2728-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome512625.510
51223Kansas City Royals1125161.45516.5521564-4327-2924-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium492425.490
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers1126250.554--6595639624-2838-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington502822.560
257Seattle Mariners1106050.5451.06986306830-2530-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome512526.490
3714Oakland Athletics1125656.5006.0613609431-2725-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum502228.440
41121California Angels1115259.4689.5546665-11919-3833-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium501832.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1106842.618--54342112230-2438-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium522824.538
224Montreal Expos1106149.5557.05324587426-2735-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium522725.519
31018New York Mets1125359.47316.0528530-220-3333-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium501832.360
41122Florida Marlins1115160.45917.5457480-2317-3734-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium512922.569
51427Philadelphia Phillies1114665.41422.5451544-9322-3824-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium512130.412
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Houston Astros1126052.536--543552-927-3133-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome502228.440
249St. Louis Cardinals1115952.5320.55315052632-2927-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II512922.569
3815Cincinnati Reds1075354.4954.5491524-3327-2826-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium552827.509
4917Chicago Cubs1105357.4826.0520519123-2930-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field522329.442
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1115061.4509.5518568-5025-3125-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium512328.451
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510San Diego Padres1136053.531--5474965129-2431-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium493118.633
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1125854.5181.54624461627-2931-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium503218.640
3712Colorado Rockies1115754.5142.0660670-1019-3638-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field512625.510
41326San Francisco Giants1094663.42212.0505575-7020-3526-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park532231.415

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luke AllenRF18.000Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers.