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Thursday May 29,1997This 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 1997-05-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves2BoxShawn EstesJohn SmoltzRod Beck
Cincinnati Reds1Chicago Cubs2BoxSteve TrachselStan BelindaTerry Adams
Colorado Rockies6Florida Marlins5BoxDarren HolmesRobb NenSteve Reed
San Diego Padres6Houston Astros10BoxDarryl KileFernando Valenzuela(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxMatt MorrisPedro AstacioDennis Eckersley
Chicago White Sox5Boston Red Sox2BoxRoberto HernandezJohn WasdinBill Simas
Milwaukee Brewers7Minnesota Twins4BoxJeff D'AmicoRich Robertson(none)
Anaheim Angels7Oakland Athletics1BoxAllen WatsonDon Wengert(none)
Texas Rangers8Seattle Mariners2BoxKen HillJamie Moyer(none)
New York Yankees4Toronto Blue Jays0BoxDavid ConeWoody WilliamsJeff Nelson

Standings as of 1997-05-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles493415.694--2791899017-817-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1136449.566
2511New York Yankees522824.5387.52872285915-1013-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1106842.618
3714Toronto Blue Jays492524.5109.0182209-2713-912-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1135162.451
41019Detroit Tigers502327.46011.5258237219-1514-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1125656.500
51222Boston Red Sox492128.42913.0253266-1311-1610-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1135756.504
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians492722.551--2862642213-1314-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1125953.527
2817Milwaukee Brewers482325.4793.5233243-108-1815-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1135558.487
3918Chicago White Sox492326.4694.0257267-109-1214-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1125755.509
41120Kansas City Royals492227.4495.0222245-2311-1211-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1124567.402
51323Minnesota Twins522230.4236.5254302-489-1313-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1104664.418
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers502822.560--2492361313-1215-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1124963.438
2410Anaheim Angels502723.5401.02742591511-1516-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1125755.509
3613Seattle Mariners522725.5192.0314319-516-1211-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1106347.573
41426Oakland Athletics542133.3899.0253337-8411-2010-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1084464.407
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves513516.686--2541649016-919-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1116645.595
234Florida Marlins503020.6004.52221833912-1318-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1126250.554
347New York Mets512823.5497.02371805716-1312-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1116051.541
469Montreal Expos502723.5407.5258243159-1418-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1125161.455
51327Philadelphia Phillies511932.37316.0179275-969-1710-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1114962.441
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Houston Astros522626.500--2262071912-1714-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1105852.527
2916Pittsburgh Pirates512526.4900.5206239-3315-1210-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1115457.486
31021St. Louis Cardinals502228.4403.020019469-1913-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1125161.455
41225Chicago Cubs512031.3925.5215234-199-2011-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1114863.432
51428Cincinnati Reds521933.3657.0192263-717-1912-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1105753.518
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants503020.600--209220-1112-818-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1126052.536
258Colorado Rockies512823.5492.53102842613-1415-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1115556.495
3712Los Angeles Dodgers502624.5204.0184174109-1317-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1126250.554
41124San Diego Padres502030.40010.0222254-326-1314-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1125656.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Hideki IrabuP28.024Traded by Padres with Vernon Maxwell, Gordon Amerson and Homer Bush to Yankees for Ruben Rivera, Rafael Medina and Cash. 
Doug JohnsP29.162Released by Royals. 
Bob ScanlanP30.293Signed as Free Agent by Padres.