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Monday May 5,1997This 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 1997-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets6Colorado Rockies1BoxBobby JonesKevin Ritz(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Florida Marlins3BoxRick HellingJon LieberRobb Nen
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros9BoxChris HoltMark Leiter(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxHideo NomoHector CarrascoTodd Worrell
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants4BoxMark GardnerCarlos PerezRod Beck
Atlanta Braves2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDenny NeagleAlan BenesMark Wohlers
Anaheim Angels7Baltimore Orioles2BoxJason DicksonScott KamienieckiMike James
Kansas City Royals2Boston Red Sox0BoxKevin AppierChris Hammond(none)
Oakland Athletics7Milwaukee Brewers11BoxScott KarlDave Telgheder(none)
Minnesota Twins9New York Yankees8BoxGreg SwindellJim Mecir(none)
Detroit Tigers1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxRoger ClemensOmar Olivares(none)

Standings as of 1997-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles28199.679--158108508-411-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1347955.590
2512New York Yankees311615.5164.5187138499-87-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1318051.611
3916Toronto Blue Jays281414.5005.011111016-68-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1346272.463
41019Boston Red Sox291415.4835.5163144198-96-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1336469.481
51323Detroit Tigers301218.4008.0148164-166-116-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1326765.508
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Milwaukee Brewers271413.519--139148-95-99-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1346470.478
2817Cleveland Indians281414.5000.518118107-77-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1337261.541
3715Kansas City Royals281414.5000.5130132-28-66-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1335380.398
41222Minnesota Twins311318.4193.0143174-317-106-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1315576.420
51425Chicago White Sox281018.3574.5116145-294-86-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1337063.526
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners301812.600--182169139-49-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1327260.545
236Texas Rangers271611.5930.5128115137-59-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1356174.452
3614Anaheim Angels281414.5003.0138147-97-77-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1347064.522
41120Oakland Athletics311417.4524.5141190-496-118-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1315180.389
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves30228.733--15183689-413-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1327953.598
269Florida Marlins301713.5675.011811174-1113-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1327557.568
3711Montreal Expos291514.5176.5139141-26-109-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1336370.474
4918New York Mets311516.4847.5139118217-88-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1317358.557
51226Philadelphia Phillies29920.31012.5102152-506-113-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1335974.444
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Houston Astros311813.581--133108257-711-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1316665.504
2813Pittsburgh Pirates301515.5002.5101133-329-96-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1326468.485
31021St. Louis Cardinals301317.4334.5103105-25-128-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1326072.455
41327Cincinnati Reds30921.3008.5107180-734-145-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1326765.508
51428Chicago Cubs29722.24110.0110152-423-144-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1336172.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Colorado Rockies29209.690--197140579-411-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1336370.474
234San Francisco Giants291910.6551.010591148-411-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1337162.534
347Los Angeles Dodgers291712.5863.0110100106-511-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1337162.534
41124San Diego Padres281117.3938.5115116-14-77-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1346569.485


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