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Tuesday May 27,1997This 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 1997-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds1BoxCurt SchillingBrett Tomko(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Colorado Rockies6BoxAlan BenesJohn ThomsonDennis Eckersley
Florida Marlins8Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxAl LeiterHideo NomoRobb Nen
New York Mets4Montreal Expos5BoxMarc ValdesMark ClarkLee Smith
Chicago Cubs8Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxGeremi GonzalezJon LieberTerry Adams
Atlanta Braves9San Diego Padres2BoxGreg MadduxJoey Hamilton(none)
Houston Astros4San Francisco Giants5BoxRod BeckBilly Wagner(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Boston Red Sox7BoxJim CorsiJoel AdamsonHeathcliff Slocumb
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox8BoxDoug DrabekAlbie Lopez(none)
Anaheim Angels2Detroit Tigers6BoxJustin ThompsonMatt PerishoMike Myers
Oakland Athletics8Kansas City Royals6BoxBilly TaylorHipolito PichardoDane Johnson
Seattle Mariners10Minnesota Twins11BoxRick AguileraNorm Charlton(none)
Baltimore Orioles10New York Yankees6BoxScott KamienieckiKenny RogersArmando Benitez
Texas Rangers15Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJohn BurkettRobert Person(none)

Standings as of 1997-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles483315.688--2711888316-817-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1146549.570
2410Toronto Blue Jays472522.5327.5178199-2113-912-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1155164.443
3614New York Yankees502624.5208.02772245313-1013-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1127042.625
4918Detroit Tigers492326.46910.5257229289-1514-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1135657.496
51222Boston Red Sox472027.42612.5246258-1211-169-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1155857.504
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians482622.542--2762611512-1314-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1136053.531
2817Milwaukee Brewers462224.4783.0225236-117-1715-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1155659.487
31019Chicago White Sox472225.4683.5249260-118-1114-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1145856.509
41120Kansas City Royals482226.4584.0219235-1611-1211-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1134568.398
51323Minnesota Twins502129.4206.0247294-479-1312-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1124765.420
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers482721.563--2412291212-1115-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1145064.439
2512Anaheim Angels482523.5212.025324859-1516-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1145955.518
3713Seattle Mariners502624.5202.0307311-416-1210-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1126448.571
41425Oakland Athletics522131.4048.0242316-7411-2010-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1104466.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves503515.700--2521609216-919-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1126646.589
223Florida Marlins493019.6124.52171774012-1318-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1136251.549
346Montreal Expos492722.5517.5258236229-1418-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1135162.451
468New York Mets502723.5408.02301805015-1312-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1126151.545
51327Philadelphia Phillies501931.38016.0179273-949-1610-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1124963.438
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Houston Astros512526.490--2162011512-1713-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1115952.532
2916Pittsburgh Pirates502426.4800.5202238-3615-129-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1125557.491
31021St. Louis Cardinals492128.4293.019619249-1912-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1135261.460
41226Chicago Cubs491930.3885.0212229-179-1910-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1134964.434
51428Cincinnati Reds501832.3606.5189261-727-1811-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1125854.518
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants492920.592--205218-1311-818-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1136152.540
259Colorado Rockies502723.5402.53042792512-1415-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1125656.500
3711Los Angeles Dodgers492623.5313.0182170129-1217-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1136251.549
41124San Diego Padres492029.4089.0216244-286-1214-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1135657.496


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Billy BrewerP29.042Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Larry CasianP31.211Claimed on waivers by Royals from Cubs. 
Dario Delgado3B17.058Signed as nondrafted free agent by Phillies 
John KellyP24.165Released by Mets 
Samir MartinezP17.171Signed as nondrafted free agent by Rockies 
Scott SamuelsOF26.008Signed by Expos 
Tim ScottP30.192Signed as Free Agent by Rockies. 
Don SlaughtC38.258Released by Padres. 
Tim SpehrC30.329Released by Royals.