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Tuesday August 20,1996This date in baseball
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Games on 1996-08-20

Top1996 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALSeattle Mariners1Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP947,6793:01Matt WagnerMike MussinaMike Mussina (16-8)Matt Wagner (3-4)Randy Myers (24)Lou PiniellaDavey JohnsonOriole Park at Ca
ALOakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP925,0942:39Willie AdamsMike MadduxRich Garces (3-2)Mike Mohler (4-2)Heathcliff Slocumb (21)Art HoweKevin KennedyFenway Park
ALTexas Rangers4Cleveland Indians10Boxscore - PBP942,3703:01Bobby WittAlbie LopezAlbie Lopez (3-4)Bobby Witt (12-9)-Johnny OatesMike HargroveProgressive Field
ALChicago White Sox11Detroit Tigers16Boxscore - PBP912,1193:09Kevin TapaniTodd Van PoppelRichie Lewis (4-6)Kevin Tapani (11-8)-Terry BevingtonBuddy BellTiger Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays6Kansas City Royals5Boxscore - PBP1414,5684:08Huck FlenerDoug LintonMike Timlin (1-4)Rick Huisman (0-1)-Cito GastonBob BooneKauffman Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers7Minnesota Twins12Boxscore - PBP914,6303:15Ricky BonesScott KlingenbeckJose Parra (5-3)Ricky Bones (7-14)-Phil GarnerTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALCalifornia Angels6New York Yankees17Boxscore - PBP920,7953:16Dennis SpringerDavid WeathersBrian Boehringer (1-2)Dennis Springer (3-2)-John McNamaraJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
NLCincinnati Reds1Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP932,6582:28Dave BurbaTom GlavineTom Glavine (13-7)Dave Burba (7-12)Mark Wohlers (31)Ray KnightBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLFlorida Marlins1Chicago Cubs8Boxscore - PBP922,1192:29Mark HuttonKevin FosterKevin Foster (4-2)Mark Hutton (1-3)-John BolesJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4Colorado Rockies5Boxscore - PBP1348,1263:52Alan BenesJamey WrightMike Munoz (1-2)T.J. Mathews (2-5)-Tony LaRussaDon BaylorCoors Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros9Boxscore - PBP919,8662:44Dan MiceliDonne WallDonne Wall (7-4)Dan Miceli (2-9)Xavier Hernandez (3)Jim LeylandTerry CollinsAstrodome
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP935,4572:34David WestIsmael ValdezRicardo Jordan (1-1)Antonio Osuna (8-5)Ricky Bottalico (26)Jim FregosiBill RussellDodger Stadium
NLMontreal Expos0San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP918,4262:15Rheal CormierBob TewksburyBob Tewksbury (10-8)Rheal Cormier (7-9)Trevor Hoffman (30)Felipe AlouBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
NLNew York Mets7San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP910,8852:51Bobby JonesOsvaldo FernandezBobby Jones (11-7)Osvaldo Fernandez (5-13)John Franco (27)Dallas GreenDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
NLNew York Mets7San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP910,8852:51Bobby JonesOsvaldo FernandezBobby Jones (11-7)Osvaldo Fernandez (5-13)John Franco (27)Dallas GreenDusty BakerCandlestick Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1996-08-20.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1247252.581--6616105132-2940-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I382018.526
2510Baltimore Orioles1256758.5365.57557015434-2832-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards372116.568
3817Boston Red Sox1266264.49211.0726737-1126-3636-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park362313.639
41324Toronto Blue Jays1265769.45216.0629668-3929-3628-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome361719.472
51428Detroit Tigers1254382.34429.5621870-24919-4824-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium371027.270
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1267650.603--73761412339-2737-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field352312.657
245Chicago White Sox1276958.5437.57216279435-3334-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II351619.457
3715Minnesota Twins1256362.50412.57156971832-2831-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome371522.405
41019Milwaukee Brewers1275968.46517.5724719528-3331-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium352114.600
51122Kansas City Royals1275869.45718.5602623-2132-3326-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium341717.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1277255.567--74362112229-3143-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington351817.514
2612Seattle Mariners1246460.5166.57667155133-2731-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome372116.568
3918Oakland Athletics1286266.48410.5685721-3632-3030-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341618.471
41223California Angels1255768.45614.0605767-16221-4136-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium361323.361
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1247846.629--61746415333-2545-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium381820.474
226Montreal Expos1246757.54011.06055327329-3238-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium382117.553
31020New York Mets1275968.46520.5596614-1825-4034-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium351223.343
41121Florida Marlins1265868.46021.0519560-4119-4339-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium362214.611
51427Philadelphia Phillies1265175.40528.0499624-12524-4027-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium361620.444
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros1266858.540--620629-932-3536-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome361422.389
259St. Louis Cardinals1256758.5360.55925524032-3035-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II372116.568
3814Cincinnati Reds1236261.5044.5570602-3229-3033-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium391920.487
4916Chicago Cubs1246262.5005.06095832627-3135-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field381424.368
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1255273.41615.5567645-7825-3727-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium372116.568
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Diego Padres1286959.539--6225517134-2935-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium342212.647
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1256659.5281.55275131433-3233-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium372413.649
3713Colorado Rockies1266462.5084.0746754-823-4341-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field361917.528
41225San Francisco Giants1235370.43113.5579645-6625-3928-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park391524.385

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mark CarrollC17.305signed