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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 1997-05-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds7BoxPete SchourekKent BottenfieldJeff Shaw
Houston Astros5Colorado Rockies8BoxRoger BaileyRamon GarciaMike Munoz
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxIsmael ValdezDenny NeagleTodd Worrell
Pittsburgh Pirates8Montreal Expos6BoxMarc WilkinsOmar DaalRich Loiselle
Florida Marlins6San Diego Padres2BoxKevin BrownSterling Hitchcock(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9San Francisco Giants3BoxTodd StottlemyreWilliam VanLandingham(none)
Milwaukee Brewers11Chicago White Sox7BoxJoel AdamsonJames BaldwinBob Wickman
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians7BoxCharles NagyArthur RhodesAlvin Morman
Texas Rangers5Detroit Tigers13BoxFelipe LiraBobby WittA.J. Sager
Seattle Mariners3Kansas City Royals4BoxJamie WalkerBobby Ayala(none)
Oakland Athletics6Minnesota Twins7BoxRick AguileraBilly Taylor(none)
Anaheim Angels3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxMike TimlinRich DeLucia(none)

Standings as of 1997-05-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles463115.674--2531767714-817-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1166749.578
2511New York Yankees482622.5426.02652065913-1013-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1147044.614
3612Toronto Blue Jays452421.5336.5165183-1813-911-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1175265.444
41120Detroit Tigers472126.44710.5245227189-1512-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1155857.504
51324Boston Red Sox451827.40012.5236250-1411-167-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1176057.513
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians462521.543--2642491511-1214-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1156154.530
2816Milwaukee Brewers442222.5002.0217226-97-1515-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1175661.479
3918Kansas City Royals462224.4783.0212225-1311-1211-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1154570.391
41019Chicago White Sox452124.4673.5237248-118-1113-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1165957.509
51223Minnesota Twins482028.4176.0228271-439-1311-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1144866.421
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers462620.565--225216911-1015-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1165165.440
237Anaheim Angels462521.5431.0251236159-1316-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1165957.509
3714Seattle Mariners482523.5212.0284292-815-1110-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1146549.570
41426Oakland Athletics501931.3809.0232309-779-2010-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1124666.411
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves483315.688--2311537814-919-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1146846.596
223Florida Marlins472918.6173.52061673911-1218-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1156352.548
346Montreal Expos472621.5536.5250228229-1417-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1155263.452
4610New York Mets482622.5427.02221725014-1212-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1146252.544
51225Philadelphia Phillies471829.38314.5168256-888-1410-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1155065.435
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Houston Astros492524.510--2091921712-1513-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1135954.522
2917Pittsburgh Pirates482424.5000.5194228-3415-129-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1145559.482
31121St. Louis Cardinals472027.4264.018117748-1812-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1155362.461
41327Chicago Cubs471730.3627.0202221-197-1910-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1155164.443
51428Cincinnati Reds471631.3408.0172250-787-189-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1156055.522
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants472720.574--196211-1511-816-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1156352.548
259Colorado Rockies482622.5421.52892642512-1414-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1145757.500
3713Los Angeles Dodgers472522.5322.0172159139-1216-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1156352.548
41022San Diego Padres472027.4267.0209223-146-1214-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1155659.487


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul ByrdP26.173Braves acquired RHP Andy Zwirchitz to complete trade 
Gregg OlsonP30.226Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
Andrew ZwirchitzP-SS21.022Traded by Mets to Braves completing trade in which Braves sent RHP Greg McMichael to Mets for RHP Paul Byrd and a player to be named (Nov. 25 1996) 
Andrew ZwirchitzP-SS21.022Loaned by Mets to Braves March 19-