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Monday September 2,1996This 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 1996-09-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles12California Angels8BoxMike MussinaShawn Boskie(none)
Detroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox6BoxMike MyersRoberto HernandezJose Lima
Cleveland Indians6Milwaukee Brewers7BoxDoug JonesJose Mesa(none)
New York Yankees5Oakland Athletics0BoxDavid ConeAriel Prieto(none)
Boston Red Sox9Seattle Mariners8BoxHeathcliff SlocumbRafael Carmona(none)
Minnesota Twins6Texas Rangers4BoxRick AguileraKen HillEddie Guardado
Kansas City Royals2Toronto Blue Jays0BoxTim BelcherErik Hanson(none)
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds7BoxJeff ShawGreg McMichaelJeff Brantley
Chicago Cubs3Florida Marlins4BoxMarc ValdesSteve TrachselRobb Nen
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos4BoxBarry ManuelRod Beck(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8New York Mets5BoxPedro AstacioMark ClarkTodd Worrell
San Diego Padres5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxFernando ValenzuelaRich Hunter(none)
Colorado Rockies8Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxKevin RitzEsteban Loaiza(none)
Houston Astros7St. Louis Cardinals8BoxAlan BenesDoug Brocail(none)

Standings as of 1996-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1377760.562--7146843035-3442-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I251510.600
248Baltimore Orioles1387464.5363.58197803937-3036-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards241410.583
3713Boston Red Sox1387167.5146.5785790-531-3840-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park241410.583
41222Toronto Blue Jays1386375.45714.5678716-3833-3730-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome241113.458
51428Detroit Tigers1385088.36227.5675928-25323-4927-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium24321.125
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1378156.591--80466513943-3038-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field24186.750
259Chicago White Sox1397465.5328.07716779438-3436-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II231112.478
3815Minnesota Twins1386969.50012.5775768736-3233-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome24915.375
4919Milwaukee Brewers1396772.48215.0774772233-3534-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium231310.565
51121Kansas City Royals1396475.46018.0639668-2935-3529-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium221111.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1387761.558--80767613132-3545-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington241311.542
2612Seattle Mariners1377166.5185.58467846235-3036-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome241410.583
31020Oakland Athletics1406674.47112.0736771-3534-3632-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum221210.545
41323California Angels1386375.45714.0680824-14425-4238-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium23716.304
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1378453.613--66651814836-3048-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium251213.480
247Montreal Expos1367462.5449.56505876332-3442-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium261412.538
31018Florida Marlins1386771.48617.5586626-4024-4543-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium241311.542
41124New York Mets1386177.44223.5651677-2625-4436-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium241014.417
51427Philadelphia Phillies1385583.39929.5549690-14127-4528-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium241212.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Houston Astros1397465.532--678682-434-3740-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome23815.348
2611St. Louis Cardinals1387365.5290.56516183334-3439-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II24159.625
3816Chicago Cubs1366868.5004.56666254129-3639-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field26818.308
4917Cincinnati Reds1376869.4965.0660684-2433-3635-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium251312.520
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1375780.41616.0621722-10128-3929-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium25169.640
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Diego Padres1397762.554--6805829839-3138-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium23149.609
236Los Angeles Dodgers1377562.5471.05965712538-3437-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium251510.600
3714Colorado Rockies1397168.5116.0839841-224-4647-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field231211.522
41225San Francisco Giants1355877.43017.0636706-7026-4232-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park271017.370


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rich MonteleoneP33.164Released by Angels. 
Ricardo RodriguezP18.104Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers.