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Sunday May 11,1997This 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 1997-05-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros3Florida Marlins6BoxAlex FernandezDonne WallRobb Nen
Montreal Expos6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxOmar DaalTom CandiottiMarc Valdes
Colorado Rockies1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCurt SchillingJohn Thomson(none)
Atlanta Braves8Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn SmoltzSteve Cooke(none)
Cincinnati Reds4San Diego Padres5BoxTrevor HoffmanMike Remlinger(none)
Chicago Cubs5San Francisco Giants11BoxMark GardnerKevin FosterDoug Henry
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxCory LidleDennis EckersleyJohn Franco
Seattle Mariners5Baltimore Orioles9BoxScott EricksonDennis Martinez(none)
Texas Rangers8Boston Red Sox6BoxJulio SantanaTom GordonJohn Wetteland
Oakland Athletics5Chicago White Sox8BoxWilson AlvarezWillie AdamsRoberto Hernandez
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers11BoxJustin ThompsonOrel Hershiser(none)
Anaheim Angels2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBen McDonaldChuck FinleyDoug Jones
Toronto Blue Jays3Minnesota Twins2BoxWoody WilliamsScott AldredMike Timlin
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees3BoxDavid WellsJose RosadoMariano Rivera

Standings as of 1997-05-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles342311.676--195131648-415-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1287553.586
248New York Yankees372116.5683.5217157609-812-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1257550.600
3610Toronto Blue Jays341915.5594.0131128310-79-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1285771.445
4919Boston Red Sox351520.4298.519518878-97-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1276364.496
51222Detroit Tigers361521.4179.0178181-36-129-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1266462.508
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Milwaukee Brewers321814.563--159163-45-913-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1296069.465
2816Cleveland Indians341717.5002.0204207-38-99-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1276958.543
3717Kansas City Royals341717.5002.0155159-411-96-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1275077.394
41020Chicago White Sox331419.4244.5152173-214-810-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1286662.516
51425Minnesota Twins371423.3786.5165212-478-126-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1255471.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners352114.600--208201712-69-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1276958.543
237Texas Rangers331914.5761.01621422010-89-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1295871.450
31121Anaheim Angels331419.4246.0151172-217-127-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1297059.543
41324Oakland Athletics371522.4057.0168226-587-168-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1255075.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves362511.694--1751086712-713-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1267650.603
2511Florida Marlins362016.5565.013612884-1116-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1267254.571
3713Montreal Expos341816.5296.0176157199-129-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1286068.469
4915New York Mets371918.5146.51741423211-108-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1256956.552
51226Philadelphia Phillies351322.37111.5127179-527-136-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1275572.433
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Houston Astros372017.541--148130188-912-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1256461.512
2814Pittsburgh Pirates361917.5280.5143161-1812-97-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1266066.476
31018St. Louis Cardinals361620.4443.5134135-15-1211-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1265769.452
41327Cincinnati Reds351124.3148.0129202-736-175-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1276562.512
51428Chicago Cubs351025.2869.0133179-466-174-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1275869.457
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants342113.618--129132-38-413-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1286959.539
234Colorado Rockies352114.6000.5226186409-712-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1276265.488
346Los Angeles Dodgers342014.5881.0126113136-514-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1286860.531
41123San Diego Padres341420.4127.0140144-44-710-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1286266.484


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ruben SierraRF31.217Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays.