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Sunday August 11,1996This date in baseball
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Games on 1996-08-11

Top1996 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals5California Angels6Boxscore - PBP918,5913:02Tim BelcherDennis SpringerDennis Springer (2-1)Tim Belcher (11-7)-Bob BooneMarcel LachemannAngel Stadium of
ALBaltimore Orioles5Chicago White Sox8Boxscore - PBP927,0883:23Scott EricksonKevin TapaniKevin Tapani (11-6)Alan Mills (1-1)Roberto Hernandez (32)Davey JohnsonTerry BevingtonGuaranteed Rate F
ALBaltimore Orioles5Chicago White Sox8Boxscore - PBP927,0883:23Scott EricksonKevin TapaniKevin Tapani (11-6)Alan Mills (1-1)Roberto Hernandez (32)Davey JohnsonTerry BevingtonU.S. Cellular Fie
ALBoston Red Sox2Milwaukee Brewers0Boxscore - PBP919,1782:53Roger ClemensBen McDonaldRoger Clemens (5-11)Ben McDonald (10-7)Stan Belinda (2)Kevin KennedyPhil GarnerCounty Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers0New York Yankees12Boxscore - PBP933,5173:00Felipe LiraKenny RogersKenny Rogers (10-5)Felipe Lira (6-10)-Buddy BellJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALCleveland Indians3Oakland Athletics9Boxscore - PBP921,9142:51Albie LopezJohn WasdinJohn Wasdin (7-5)Albie Lopez (2-4)-Mike HargroveArt HoweOakland-Alameda C
ALMinnesota Twins6Seattle Mariners3Boxscore - PBP936,1142:49Brad RadkeBob WellsBrad Radke (8-13)Bob Wells (11-5)Frankie Rodriguez (2)Tom KellyLou PiniellaThe Kingdome
ALTexas Rangers6Toronto Blue Jays0Boxscore - PBP932,1622:26John BurkettErik HansonJohn Burkett (7-10)Erik Hanson (10-14)-Johnny OatesCito GastonRogers Centre
NLColorado Rockies1Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP932,9612:44Roger BaileyJohn SmoltzJohn Smoltz (19-6)Marvin Freeman (7-9)Mark Wohlers (28)Don BaylorBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLLos Angeles Dodgers10Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP927,8973:15Pedro AstacioRoger SalkeldAntonio Osuna (8-4)Hector Carrasco (3-3)-Bill RussellRay KnightCinergy Field
NLNew York Mets5Florida Marlins3Boxscore - PBP921,0922:27Mark ClarkMarc ValdesMark Clark (11-9)Marc Valdes (0-1)John Franco (25)Dallas GreenJohn BolesSun Life Stadium
NLChicago Cubs3Montreal Expos4Boxscore - PBP1020,1203:02Steve TrachselJeff FasseroMel Rojas (6-4)Kent Bottenfield (2-2)-Jim RigglemanFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLHouston Astros10Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP924,1502:52Darryl KileMike WilliamsDarryl Kile (10-6)Mike Williams (4-10)-Terry CollinsJim FregosiVeterans Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres7Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP927,2273:11Tim WorrellSteve ParrisSean Bergman (5-7)Steve Parris (0-3)Trevor Hoffman (28)Bruce BochyJim LeylandThree Rivers Stad
NLSan Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals5Boxscore - PBP930,1392:31Allen WatsonDonovan OsborneDonovan Osborne (10-8)Allen Watson (7-10)Dennis Eckersley (19)Dusty BakerTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1996-08-11.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1166947.595--6055594631-2738-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I462323.500
2510Baltimore Orioles1176156.5218.56956682731-2629-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards452718.600
3918Boston Red Sox1185761.48313.0684699-1524-3533-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park442816.636
41324Toronto Blue Jays1185365.44917.0594628-3426-3427-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome442123.477
51428Detroit Tigers1174275.35927.5585809-22419-4223-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium451134.244
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1187147.602--69057711338-2533-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field432815.651
246Chicago White Sox1186553.5516.06645739133-2932-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II442024.455
3815Minnesota Twins1175859.49612.56646531130-2728-32W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome452025.444
41121Kansas City Royals1195564.46216.5568585-1729-3026-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium422022.476
51020Milwaukee Brewers1195564.46216.5681672927-3028-34L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium432518.581
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1196653.555--69559210328-3038-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington432419.558
2613Seattle Mariners1166056.5174.57186635530-2530-31L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome452520.556
3714Oakland Athletics1195960.4967.0638653-1532-2927-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431924.442
41223California Angels1175364.45312.0564714-15019-3834-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium441727.386
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1167145.612--58344613730-2441-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium462521.543
225Montreal Expos1166452.5527.05694917828-2836-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium462422.522
31019New York Mets1195663.47116.5557561-423-3733-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium431528.349
41122Florida Marlins1185464.45818.0492527-3518-3936-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium442618.591
51427Philadelphia Phillies1184870.40724.0470587-11723-4025-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium441925.432
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros1186454.542--577581-430-3134-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome441826.409
259St. Louis Cardinals1186355.5341.05615253632-2931-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II442519.568
3816Cincinnati Reds1135657.4965.5519559-4029-2927-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium492524.510
4917Chicago Cubs1165759.4916.0554548625-3032-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field461927.413
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1185167.43213.0542605-6325-3226-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium442222.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Diego Padres1206555.542--5795166334-2631-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium422616.619
2612Colorado Rockies1176156.5212.5708706221-3740-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field452223.489
3711Los Angeles Dodgers1176156.5212.54884781030-3131-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium452916.644
41326San Francisco Giants1164967.42214.0536605-6922-3727-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park461927.413

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kris BensonP21.277signed