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Monday August 19,1996This 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.

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Games on 1996-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels9Boston Red Sox10BoxKerry LacyGreg GohrHeathcliff Slocumb
Texas Rangers10Cleveland Indians3BoxRoger PavlikJack McDowell(none)
Chicago White Sox12Detroit Tigers7BoxBill SimasJose Lima(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Kansas City Royals1BoxPaul SpoljaricJose RosadoMike Timlin
Milwaukee Brewers6Minnesota Twins1BoxJeff D'AmicoFrankie Rodriguez(none)
Seattle Mariners4New York Yankees10BoxAndy PettitteRafael Carmona(none)
Florida Marlins4Chicago Cubs3BoxKevin BrownAmaury TelemacoRobb Nen
Colorado Rockies6Cincinnati Reds3BoxMark ThompsonMark Portugal(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Houston Astros2BoxAlvin MormanRamon Morel(none)
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres7BoxScott SandersPedro MartinezTrevor Hoffman
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants5BoxTim ScottPete HarnischRod Beck

Standings as of 1996-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1237152.577--6446044032-2939-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I392118.538
2510Baltimore Orioles1246658.5325.57517005134-2831-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards382216.579
3918Boston Red Sox1256164.48811.0722734-1226-3635-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park372413.649
41324Toronto Blue Jays1255669.44816.0623663-4028-3628-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome371819.486
51428Detroit Tigers1244282.33929.5605859-25419-4823-34L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium381127.289
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1257550.600--72761011739-2736-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field362412.667
245Chicago White Sox1266957.5486.57106119935-3234-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II361620.444
3715Minnesota Twins1246262.50012.57036901332-2830-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome381622.421
41019Milwaukee Brewers1265967.46816.57177071028-3231-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium362115.583
51121Kansas City Royals1265868.46017.5597617-2032-3326-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium351718.486
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1267254.571--73961112829-3043-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington361818.500
2612Seattle Mariners1236459.5206.57657115433-2631-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome382117.553
3817Oakland Athletics1276265.48810.5682717-3532-2930-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351619.457
41223California Angels1245767.46014.0599750-15121-4036-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium371324.351
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1237746.626--61346315033-2544-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium391920.487
226Montreal Expos1236756.54510.06055297629-3138-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium392118.538
31020Florida Marlins1255867.46420.0518552-3419-4239-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium372215.595
41122New York Mets1265868.46020.5589611-2224-4034-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium361323.361
51427Philadelphia Phillies1255075.40028.0496623-12723-4027-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium371720.459
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137St. Louis Cardinals1246757.540--5885474132-2935-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II382117.553
248Houston Astros1256758.5360.5611625-1432-3535-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome371522.405
3713Cincinnati Reds1226260.5084.0569598-2929-2933-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium401921.475
4916Chicago Cubs1236162.4965.56015821927-3134-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field391524.385
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1245272.41915.0563636-7325-3627-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium382117.553
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159San Diego Padres1276859.535--6195516834-2934-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium352312.657
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1246658.5320.55265101633-3233-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium382414.632
3814Colorado Rockies1256362.5044.0741750-923-4340-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field372017.541
41225San Francisco Giants1225369.43412.5576638-6225-3928-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park401525.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jeff HusonSS-2B32.004Signed as Free Agent by Rockies. 
Mitch WilliamsP31.275Released by Phillies.