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Friday August 30,1996This 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 1996-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6California Angels2BoxAndy PettitteDennis Springer(none)
Kansas City Royals0Detroit Tigers4BoxTodd Van PoppelJose Rosado(none)
Minnesota Twins4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBob WickmanJose Parra(none)
Boston Red Sox0Oakland Athletics7BoxDave TelghederMike Maddux(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Seattle Mariners2BoxRocky CoppingerSterling HitchcockAlan Mills
Cleveland Indians3Texas Rangers5BoxRoger PavlikChad OgeaJeff Russell
Chicago White Sox11Toronto Blue Jays2BoxKevin TapaniWoody Williams(none)
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs3BoxKevin FosterTom GlavineBob Patterson
Atlanta Braves6Chicago Cubs5BoxJoe BorowskiKent BottenfieldMark Wohlers
Florida Marlins3Cincinnati Reds1BoxKevin BrownMike Remlinger(none)
San Diego Padres6Montreal Expos0BoxScott SandersJose Paniagua(none)
San Francisco Giants6New York Mets4BoxShawn EstesPete HarnischRod Beck
Los Angeles Dodgers7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxDarren DreifortJeff ParrettTodd Worrell
Houston Astros10Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxDonne WallChris Peters(none)
Colorado Rockies4St. Louis Cardinals7BoxAlan BenesJamey WrightDennis Eckersley

Standings as of 1996-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Yankees1347559.560--6956771833-3342-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I281711.607
249Baltimore Orioles1357263.5333.57997613835-2936-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards271611.593
3714Boston Red Sox1356966.5116.5768771-329-3740-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park271611.593
41121Toronto Blue Jays1356372.46712.5675705-3033-3730-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome271116.407
51428Detroit Tigers1354986.36326.5664916-25222-4927-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium27423.148
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1348054.597--78765013742-2838-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field27198.704
2510Chicago White Sox1367264.5299.07566669036-3436-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II261313.500
3815Minnesota Twins1356768.49613.5761759234-3133-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome271116.407
4919Milwaukee Brewers1366571.47816.0762758433-3532-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium261511.577
51323Kansas City Royals1366175.44920.0631665-3432-3529-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium251411.560
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1357659.563--79565913632-3544-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington271413.519
2611Seattle Mariners1347064.5225.58277676035-3035-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome271512.556
31020Oakland Athletics1376572.47412.0725758-3334-3631-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum251312.520
41222California Angels1356273.45914.0665798-13325-4237-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium26818.308
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1348450.627--65949716236-2748-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium281216.429
258Montreal Expos1337162.53412.56355765932-3439-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium291712.586
31018Florida Marlins1356570.48119.5568600-3223-4442-26W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium271512.556
41225New York Mets1355976.43725.5633662-2925-4434-32L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium271215.444
51427Philadelphia Phillies1355481.40030.5535671-13627-4527-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium271314.481
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Houston Astros1367363.537--661661033-3540-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome26917.346
2612St. Louis Cardinals1357065.5192.56266042234-3436-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II27189.667
3816Chicago Cubs1336667.4965.56496202929-3537-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field291019.345
4917Cincinnati Reds1346668.4936.0630664-3433-3633-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium281513.536
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1345678.41816.0605704-9928-3928-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium281711.607
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres1367660.559--6675709738-2938-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium261511.577
236Los Angeles Dodgers1347361.5452.05745532136-3337-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium281711.607
3713Colorado Rockies1367066.5156.0824821323-4447-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field261313.500
41124San Francisco Giants1325874.43916.0626689-6326-3932-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park301020.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Charlie Hayes3B31.093Traded by Pirates to Yankees for Chris Corn. 
Mark JohnsonP21.120signed 
Braden LooperP21.245signed 
Dave RobertsCF-LF24.091Loaned by Tigers to coop Visalia March 30- 
Duaner SanchezP16.290Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
Jason SchmidtP23.213Traded by Braves with Ron Wright to Pirates for Denny Neagle. 
Rafael SorianoP16.255Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mariners.