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Thursday August 29,1996This 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 -- Transactions

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Games on 1996-08-29

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3California Angels14BoxMike HoltzWally Whitehurst(none)
Kansas City Royals1Detroit Tigers4BoxJoey EischenKevin AppierJose Lima
Minnesota Twins6Milwaukee Brewers1BoxFrankie RodriguezScott Karl(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Seattle Mariners9BoxNorm CharltonRandy Myers(none)
Cincinnati Reds18Colorado Rockies7BoxDave BurbaMark Thompson(none)
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros3BoxJaime NavarroShane ReynoldsTurk Wendell
Los Angeles Dodgers2Montreal Expos1BoxRamon MartinezPedro MartinezTodd Worrell
San Diego Padres3New York Mets2BoxJoey HamiltonPaul WilsonTrevor Hoffman
Atlanta Braves5Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxGreg MadduxJon LieberMark Wohlers
Florida Marlins10St. Louis Cardinals9BoxAl LeiterTodd StottlemyreRobb Nen

Standings as of 1996-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Yankees1337459.556--6896751432-3342-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I291811.621
249Baltimore Orioles1347163.5303.57947593534-2936-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards281711.607
3714Boston Red Sox1346965.5155.5768764429-3640-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park281612.571
41121Toronto Blue Jays1346371.47011.5673694-2133-3730-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome281117.393
51428Detroit Tigers1344886.35826.5660916-25622-4926-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium28523.179
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1338053.602--78464513942-2738-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field28199.679
2611Chicago White Sox1357164.52610.07456648135-3436-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II271413.519
3815Minnesota Twins1346767.50013.5757754334-3033-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome281117.393
4919Milwaukee Brewers1356471.47417.0757754333-3531-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium271611.593
51323Kansas City Royals1356174.45220.0631661-3032-3429-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium261412.538
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1347559.560--79065613432-3543-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington281513.536
2510Seattle Mariners1337063.5264.58257626335-3035-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome281513.536
31020Oakland Athletics1366472.47112.0718758-4034-3630-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum261412.538
41222California Angels1346272.46313.0663792-12925-4237-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium27819.296
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1328349.629--65148916235-2648-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium301317.433
247Montreal Expos1327161.53812.06355706532-3439-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium301713.567
31018Florida Marlins1346470.47820.0565599-3422-4442-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium281612.571
41124New York Mets1345975.44025.0629656-2725-4434-31L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium281216.429
51427Philadelphia Phillies1345480.40330.0529664-13527-4527-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium281315.464
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Houston Astros1357263.533--651661-1032-3540-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome271017.370
2713St. Louis Cardinals1346965.5152.56196001934-3435-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II28199.679
3916Chicago Cubs1316566.4965.06416122929-3536-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field311120.355
4817Cincinnati Reds1336667.4965.0629661-3233-3633-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium291514.517
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1335677.42115.0605694-8928-3928-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium291712.586
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres1357560.556--6615709137-2938-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium271611.593
236Los Angeles Dodgers1337261.5412.05675472035-3337-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium291811.621
3612Colorado Rockies1357065.5195.0820814623-4347-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field271314.481
41225San Francisco Giants1315774.43516.0620685-6525-3932-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park311120.355

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ricky BonesP27.144Traded by Brewers with Graeme Lloyd and Pat Listach to Yankees for Gerald Williams and Bob Wickman. Ricky Bones returned to Brewers. 
Dave Hollins3B30.096Traded by Twins to Mariners for David Ortiz. 
Pete IncavigliaLF32.149Traded by Phillies with Todd Zeile to Orioles for Garrett Stephenson and Calvin Maduro. 
Jeff Manto3B-1B32.006Claimed on waivers by Red Sox from Mariners. 
David OrtizDH20.285Traded by Mariners to Twins S completing trade in which Twins sent 3B Dave Hollins to Mariners for a player to be named 
Rene ReyesRF-CF18.189Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Rockies. 
Todd Zeile3B-1B30.354Traded by Phillies with Pete Incaviglia to Orioles for Garrett Stephenson and Calvin Maduro.