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Thursday May 22,1997This 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 1997-05-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates9Montreal Expos3BoxJon LieberCarlos PerezRicardo Rincon
New York Mets10Philadelphia Phillies3BoxBobby JonesCurt Schilling(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Diego Padres4BoxJoey HamiltonHideo NomoDoug Bochtler
Colorado Rockies2San Francisco Giants7BoxMark GardnerJohn Thomson(none)
Kansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians9BoxAlbie LopezJose Rosado(none)
Boston Red Sox8New York Yankees2BoxTom GordonDavid Wells(none)
Oakland Athletics7Texas Rangers10BoxJohn BurkettMike OquistJohn Wetteland

Standings as of 1997-05-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles433013.698--2381607813-617-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1196851.571
236Toronto Blue Jays422319.5486.5158165-713-910-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1205367.442
349New York Yankees462521.5436.52581956313-1012-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1167145.612
41121Detroit Tigers441925.43211.522121389-1510-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1186058.508
51324Boston Red Sox431726.39513.0225243-1810-157-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1196158.513
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Cleveland Indians432320.535--2482341411-1212-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1186355.534
2817Milwaukee Brewers412021.4882.0196210-145-1415-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1205862.483
3918Chicago White Sox422022.4762.5221227-68-1112-11W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1196059.504
41019Kansas City Royals432023.4653.0193209-1611-129-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1184771.398
51223Minnesota Twins451827.4006.0210253-439-139-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1175067.427
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers432518.581--2111921910-815-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1195267.437
2510Anaheim Angels432320.5352.023322947-1216-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1196158.513
3712Seattle Mariners452421.5332.0268273-514-910-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1176651.564
41425Oakland Athletics471829.3839.0214291-778-1810-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1154768.409
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves453213.711--2241398513-719-6W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1176948.590
223Florida Marlins442717.6144.5188152369-1118-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1186553.551
347Montreal Expos442420.5457.5233216179-1415-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1185464.458
458New York Mets462521.5437.52131664713-1112-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1166353.543
51226Philadelphia Phillies451728.37815.0162247-858-149-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1175166.436
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Houston Astros462422.522--1901761411-1313-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1166056.517
2916Pittsburgh Pirates452322.5110.5182211-2914-109-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1175661.479
31122St. Louis Cardinals441826.4095.0163169-66-1712-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1185563.466
41327Chicago Cubs441628.3647.0193209-166-1710-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1185266.441
51428Cincinnati Reds441430.3189.0160241-817-187-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1186256.525
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants442618.591--188193-511-815-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1186454.542
2613Colorado Rockies452421.5332.52732452812-1412-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1175958.504
3714Los Angeles Dodgers442321.5233.015815269-1214-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1186553.551
41020San Diego Padres441925.4327.0194205-116-1213-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1185761.483


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Billy BrewerP29.037Released by Athletics. 
Humberto CotaC18.104Signed as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
Brian MoonC19.311signed 
Luis PinedaP18.346Released by Rangers. 
Omar RamirezOF26.201Released by Indians