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Monday June 2,1997This 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 1997-06-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres5Atlanta Braves4BoxHeath MurrayGreg MadduxTrevor Hoffman
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs3BoxTerry MulhollandJon LieberTerry Adams
San Francisco Giants2Florida Marlins4BoxAl LeiterMark GardnerRobb Nen
Los Angeles Dodgers0Houston Astros2BoxDonne WallHideo NomoJose Lima
Montreal Expos10New York Mets0BoxCarlos PerezMark Clark(none)
Colorado Rockies11St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJohn BurkeDanny Jackson(none)
New York Yankees5Boston Red Sox2BoxDavid WellsAaron SeleMariano Rivera
Chicago White Sox8Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBill SimasDoug JonesRoberto Hernandez
Detroit Tigers8Oakland Athletics7BoxBrian MoehlerSteve KarsayDoug Brocail
Toronto Blue Jays0Seattle Mariners3BoxRandy JohnsonLuis Andujar(none)
Minnesota Twins0Texas Rangers8BoxDarren OliverBrad Radke(none)

Standings as of 1997-06-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles513615.706--2901949617-819-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1116249.559
238New York Yankees563125.5547.53142486618-1113-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1066541.613
3816Toronto Blue Jays532627.49111.0204235-3114-1212-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1095059.459
4918Detroit Tigers542628.48111.52762522412-1614-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1085355.491
51325Boston Red Sox532231.41515.0273293-2011-1611-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1095653.514
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Cleveland Indians512724.529--2912751613-1514-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1105951.536
2713Milwaukee Brewers522626.5001.5254258-48-1818-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1095257.477
31019Kansas City Royals522428.4623.5232252-2013-1311-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1094366.394
41120Chicago White Sox532429.4534.0272288-1610-1514-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1085652.519
51223Minnesota Twins562432.4295.5266322-5611-1513-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1064462.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Texas Rangers543024.556--2642461813-1217-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1084761.435
2511Anaheim Angels532825.5281.52862711511-1517-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1095653.514
3612Seattle Mariners562927.5182.0325329-416-1213-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1066145.575
41426Oakland Athletics582335.3979.0283367-8411-2012-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1044262.404
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves553718.673--2691808916-921-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1076443.598
223Florida Marlins543222.5934.52362053112-1320-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1086048.556
346New York Mets553124.5646.02622016116-1315-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1075750.533
469Montreal Expos542925.5377.52762661011-1618-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1084959.454
51428Philadelphia Phillies541935.35217.5190300-1109-2010-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1084959.454
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Pittsburgh Pirates552728.491--231250-1915-1312-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1075255.486
2917Houston Astros562729.4820.5238234412-1715-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1065749.538
31121St. Louis Cardinals542430.4442.521621519-1915-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1084959.454
41224Chicago Cubs552332.4184.0233246-139-2014-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1074562.421
51327Cincinnati Reds552035.3647.0202278-768-2112-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1075651.523
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants543123.574--222235-1313-1118-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1085949.546
255Colorado Rockies553124.5640.53413014016-1515-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1075255.486
3714Los Angeles Dodgers542727.5004.0194185910-1617-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1086147.565
41022San Diego Padres542430.4447.0254268-1410-1314-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1085256.481


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim ConverseP25.290Released by Royals. 
Travis HafnerDH19.364signed 
Reed SecristC27.026Contract purchased by Hanshin (Japan)) from Pirates 
Gary ThurmanRF-LF32.202Released by Mets.