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Wednesday May 7,1997This 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 1997-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates14Colorado Rockies3BoxMarc WilkinsMark Thompson(none)
Atlanta Braves3Florida Marlins2BoxPaul ByrdJay PowellMike Bielecki
New York Mets4Houston Astros1BoxArmando ReynosoTom MartinJohn Franco
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxRamon MartinezPete SchourekTodd Worrell
Chicago Cubs3San Diego Padres6BoxWill CunnaneFrank CastilloTrevor Hoffman
Montreal Expos19San Francisco Giants3BoxJeff JudenOsvaldo Fernandez(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7St. Louis Cardinals14BoxJohn FrascatoreReggie Harris(none)
Anaheim Angels0Baltimore Orioles3BoxJimmy KeyAllen WatsonRandy Myers
Minnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox11BoxAaron SeleBrad Radke(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Cleveland Indians7BoxJack McDowellRobert Person(none)
Kansas City Royals3Detroit Tigers12BoxFelipe LiraJim Pittsley(none)
Oakland Athletics0Milwaukee Brewers1BoxMike FettersSteve MontgomeryDoug Jones
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees5BoxDavid ConeJohn BurkettMariano Rivera

Standings as of 1997-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles30219.700--169112578-413-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1327755.583
2410New York Yankees331815.5454.5199142579-89-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1297851.605
3715Toronto Blue Jays301515.5006.0114118-46-79-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1326171.462
4918Boston Red Sox311516.4846.5176154228-97-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1316368.481
51222Detroit Tigers321319.4069.0161169-86-127-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1306664.508
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians301614.533--19318677-79-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1317061.534
2614Milwaukee Brewers291514.5170.5145154-95-910-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1326369.477
3816Kansas City Royals301515.5001.0140146-69-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1315279.397
41324Minnesota Twins331320.3944.5148192-447-126-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1295574.426
51425Chicago White Sox291019.3455.5122152-304-86-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1327062.530
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners311912.613--1891751410-49-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1317160.542
237Texas Rangers291613.5522.013412597-79-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1336172.459
31020Anaheim Angels301416.4674.5142158-167-97-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1327062.530
41121Oakland Athletics331518.4555.0147196-497-128-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1295079.388
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves32239.719--157896810-513-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1307852.600
258Montreal Expos311714.5485.5168147218-109-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1316170.466
3712Florida Marlins321715.5316.012011824-1113-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1307555.577
4917New York Mets331617.4857.5154131238-98-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1297257.558
51226Philadelphia Phillies311021.32312.5114167-537-123-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1315873.443
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169Houston Astros331815.545--135117187-711-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1296663.512
2813Pittsburgh Pirates321715.5310.5119136-1711-96-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1306268.477
31019St. Louis Cardinals321517.4692.512111565-1210-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1305872.446
41327Cincinnati Reds321022.3137.5112186-745-155-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1306664.508
51428Chicago Cubs31823.2589.0115159-444-154-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1316071.458
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Colorado Rockies312110.677--212165479-412-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1316269.473
234San Francisco Giants311912.6132.0111120-98-411-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1317160.542
346Los Angeles Dodgers311813.5813.0116105116-512-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1317061.534
41123San Diego Padres301218.4008.512212114-78-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1326468.485


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dan WheelerP19.148signed