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Monday August 12,1996This date in baseball
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Games on 1996-08-12

Top1996 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians5California Angels4Boxscore - PBP919,4993:02Orel HershiserChuck FinleyOrel Hershiser (12-7)Chuck Finley (11-11)Jose Mesa (29)Mike HargroveJohn McNamaraAngel Stadium of
ALNew York Yankees2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP1032,4923:02Dwight GoodenAlex FernandezRoberto Hernandez (4-1)John Wetteland (1-3)-Joe TorreTerry BevingtonGuaranteed Rate F
ALNew York Yankees2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP1032,4923:02Dwight GoodenAlex FernandezRoberto Hernandez (4-1)John Wetteland (1-3)-Joe TorreTerry BevingtonU.S. Cellular Fie
ALMinnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics11Boxscore - PBP910,0712:32Rich RobertsonAriel PrietoAriel Prieto (3-5)Rich Robertson (5-11)-Tom KellyArt HoweOakland-Alameda C
ALKansas City Royals10Seattle Mariners4Boxscore - PBP943,4763:02Kevin AppierJamie MoyerKevin Appier (11-7)Jamie Moyer (8-2)Rick Huisman (1)Bob BooneLou PiniellaThe Kingdome
ALDetroit Tigers0Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP925,2102:33Brian WilliamsKen HillKen Hill (13-6)Brian Williams (3-9)-Buddy BellJohnny OatesGlobe Life Park i
ALDetroit Tigers0Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP925,2102:33Brian WilliamsKen HillKen Hill (13-6)Brian Williams (3-9)-Buddy BellJohnny OatesRangers Ballpark
ALBoston Red Sox1Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP933,2502:26Tom GordonPat HentgenPat Hentgen (14-7)Tom Gordon (9-6)-Kevin KennedyCito GastonRogers Centre
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP921,6772:47Ramon MartinezJohn SmileyRamon Martinez (9-6)John Smiley (10-10)Todd Worrell (30)Bill RussellRay KnightCinergy Field
NLHouston Astros1Montreal Expos8Boxscore - PBP935,4582:28Danny DarwinMark LeiterMark Leiter (6-10)Danny Darwin (9-10)-Terry CollinsFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLChicago Cubs11New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP917,6362:43Jaime NavarroJason IsringhausenJaime Navarro (11-9)Jason Isringhausen (5-13)-Jim RigglemanDallas GreenShea Stadium
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 1996-08-12.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1176948.590--6075624531-2838-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I452322.511
2511Baltimore Orioles1176156.5218.06956682731-2629-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards452718.600
3918Boston Red Sox1195762.47913.0685704-1924-3633-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park432815.651
41223Toronto Blue Jays1195465.45416.0599629-3026-3428-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome432023.465
51428Detroit Tigers1184276.35627.5585816-23119-4323-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium441133.250
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1197247.605--69558111439-2533-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field422715.643
246Chicago White Sox1196653.5556.06675759233-2933-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II431924.442
3816Minnesota Twins1185860.49213.5665664130-2828-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome442024.455
41020Kansas City Royals1205664.46716.5578589-1130-3026-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium411922.463
51121Milwaukee Brewers1195564.46217.0681672927-3028-34L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium432518.581
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1206753.558--70259211028-3039-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington422319.548
2613Seattle Mariners1176057.5135.57226734930-2530-32L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome442519.568
3714Oakland Athletics1206060.5007.0649654-532-2928-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum421824.429
41324California Angels1185365.44913.0568719-15119-3834-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium431726.395
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 Expos1176552.5566.55774928528-2837-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium452322.511
31019New York Mets1205664.46717.0558572-1423-3733-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium421527.357
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
148Houston Astros1196455.538--578589-1130-3234-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome431825.419
259St. Louis Cardinals1186355.5340.55615253632-2931-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II442519.568
3815Chicago Cubs1175859.4965.05655491626-3032-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field451827.400
4917Cincinnati Reds1145658.4915.5524565-4129-2927-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium482523.521
51225Pittsburgh Pirates1185167.43212.5542605-6325-3226-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium442222.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Diego Padres1206555.542--5795166334-2631-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium422616.619
2610Los Angeles Dodgers1186256.5252.04944831131-3131-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium442816.636
3712Colorado Rockies1176156.5212.5708706221-3740-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field452223.489
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
Luis PoloniaLF31.304Released by Orioles. 
Rafael QuiricoP26.339Released by Phillies. 
Kevin WickanderP31.220Released by Brewers. 
Ed YarnallP20.252signed