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Monday May 12,1997This 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 1997-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros4Florida Marlins11BoxRob StaniferShane Reynolds(none)
Colorado Rockies9Philadelphia Phillies2BoxMike DeJeanBobby Munoz(none)
Atlanta Braves10Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxGreg MadduxJason Schmidt(none)
Chicago White Sox8Anaheim Angels16BoxRich DeLuciaAl Levine(none)
Seattle Mariners8Milwaukee Brewers9BoxJeff D'AmicoBob WolcottDoug Jones
Toronto Blue Jays2Minnesota Twins12BoxBrad RadkeChris Carpenter(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics1BoxJimmy KeySteve KarsayArmando Benitez
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers4BoxJohn BurkettJack McDowellJohn Wetteland

Standings as of 1997-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles352411.686--200132689-415-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1277453.583
259New York Yankees372116.5684.0217157609-812-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1257550.600
3611Toronto Blue Jays351916.5435.0133140-710-89-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1275770.449
41020Boston Red Sox351520.4299.019518878-97-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1276364.496
51121Detroit Tigers361521.4179.5178181-36-129-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1266462.508
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Milwaukee Brewers331914.576--168171-35-914-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1285969.461
2716Kansas City Royals341717.5002.5155159-411-96-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1275077.394
3817Cleveland Indians351718.4863.0206211-58-109-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1266957.548
41223Chicago White Sox341420.4125.5160189-294-910-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1276661.520
51324Minnesota Twins381523.3956.5177214-378-127-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1245371.427
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers342014.588--1661442210-810-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1285771.445
237Seattle Mariners362115.583--216210612-79-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1266957.548
3919Anaheim Angels341519.4415.0167180-137-128-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1286959.539
41425Oakland Athletics381523.3957.0169231-627-168-7L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1245074.403
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves372611.703--1851107513-713-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1257550.600
2510Florida Marlins372116.5685.0147132154-1117-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1257154.568
3612Montreal Expos341816.5296.5176157199-129-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1286068.469
4815New York Mets371918.5147.01741423211-108-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1256956.552
51226Philadelphia Phillies361323.36112.5129188-597-136-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1265571.437
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Houston Astros382018.526--152141118-1012-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1246460.516
2914Pittsburgh Pirates371918.5140.5145171-2612-97-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1256065.480
31018St. Louis Cardinals361620.4443.0134135-15-1211-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1265769.452
41327Cincinnati Reds351124.3147.5129202-736-175-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1276562.512
51428Chicago Cubs351025.2868.5133179-466-174-8L2T 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 Rockies362214.611--2351884710-712-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1266165.484
346Los Angeles Dodgers342014.5881.0126113136-514-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1286860.531
41122San 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
Ricky BonesP28.035Signed as Free Agent by Brewers. 
Toby BorlandP27.348Traded by Mets to Red Sox for Ricky Trlicek. 
Brad ThomasP19.202Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Ricky TrlicekP28.016Traded by Red Sox to Mets for Toby Borland. 
Mitch WilliamsP32.176Released by Royals.