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Games on 1997-06-04

Top1997 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLHouston Astros5Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP918,8492:29Chris HoltDave BurbaChris Holt (6-4)Dave Burba (4-5)Billy Wagner (10)Larry DierkerRay KnightCinergy Field
NLSan Diego Padres7Colorado Rockies5Boxscore - PBP948,0492:52Will CunnaneRoger BaileyWill Cunnane (4-1)Roger Bailey (5-5)Doug Bochtler (2)Bruce BochyDon BaylorCoors Field
NLSan Francisco Giants1Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP930,3572:51Keith FoulkeRamon MartinezRamon Martinez (5-3)Keith Foulke (0-1)-Dusty BakerBill RussellDodger Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves6Montreal Expos3Boxscore - PBP916,4292:26Tom GlavineJeff JudenTom Glavine (6-3)Jeff Juden (5-2)-Bobby CoxFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLFlorida Marlins5New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP917,0832:42Pat RappDave MlickiPat Rapp (4-2)Dave Mlicki (1-5)Robb Nen (15)Jim LeylandBobby ValentineShea Stadium
NLChicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies1Boxscore - PBP912,8722:50Frank CastilloGarrett StephensonFrank Castillo (3-7)Garrett Stephenson (2-2)-Jim RigglemanTerry FranconaVeterans Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals10Pittsburgh Pirates0Boxscore - PBP919,1813:10Andy BenesJason SchmidtAndy Benes (4-2)Jason Schmidt (1-4)-Tony LaRussaGene LamontThree Rivers Stad
ALKansas City Royals3Anaheim Angels7Boxscore - PBP913,2202:39Glendon RuschAllen WatsonAllen Watson (4-3)Glendon Rusch (3-3)-Bob BooneTerry CollinsAngel Stadium of
ALNew York Yankees7Baltimore Orioles9Boxscore - PBP947,7483:46Andy PettitteMike MussinaJesse Orosco (2-0)Jeff Nelson (2-5)Randy Myers (18)Joe TorreDavey JohnsonOriole Park at Ca
ALChicago White Sox9Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP942,9923:37James BaldwinAlbie LopezJames Baldwin (3-7)Albie Lopez (2-4)-Terry BevingtonMike HargroveProgressive Field
ALBoston Red Sox11Milwaukee Brewers13Boxscore - PBP913,0892:58Chris HammondCal EldredCal Eldred (6-5)Mark Brandenburg (0-1)Doug Jones (14)Jimy WilliamsPhil GarnerCounty Stadium
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 1997-06-04.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles533815.717--30620610017-821-7W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1096049.550
238New York Yankees583127.5349.53262646218-1313-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1046539.625
3817Toronto Blue Jays542628.48112.5207241-3414-1312-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1085058.463
4918Detroit Tigers552629.47313.02842612312-1714-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1075354.495
51426Boston Red Sox552233.40017.0288312-2411-1811-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1075651.523
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Milwaukee Brewers542826.519--27327308-1820-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1075057.467
2713Cleveland Indians532726.5090.5300293713-1514-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1085949.546
31019Chicago White Sox552629.4732.5290297-712-1514-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1065452.509
41122Kansas City Royals542529.4633.0240261-2114-1411-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1074265.393
51223Minnesota Twins572532.4394.5271326-5512-1513-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1054362.410
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Texas Rangers553025.545--2682511713-1217-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1074760.439
249Anaheim Angels552926.5271.02952791611-1518-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1075552.514
3510Seattle Mariners573027.5261.0331332-116-1214-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1056045.571
41325Oakland Athletics592435.4078.0292375-8311-2013-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1034162.398
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves573819.667--2771888917-921-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1056342.600
223Florida Marlins563323.5894.52422162613-1320-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1065947.557
345New York Mets573225.5616.02662075916-1316-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1055649.533
4612Montreal Expos562927.5188.5280274611-1718-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1064957.462
51428Philadelphia Phillies561937.33918.5193308-1159-2010-17L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1064957.462
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1814Houston Astros582929.500--247239813-1716-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1045549.529
2916Pittsburgh Pirates572829.4910.5234261-2716-1312-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1055154.486
31121St. Louis Cardinals562630.4642.02412192210-1916-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1064759.443
41224Chicago Cubs572433.4214.5239250-1110-2014-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1054461.419
51327Cincinnati Reds572136.3687.5207285-789-2112-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1055550.524
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants563224.571--232241-914-1218-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1065848.547
257Colorado Rockies573126.5441.53503232716-1615-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1055253.495
3715Los Angeles Dodgers562828.5004.02021901210-1718-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1066046.566
41020San Diego Padres562630.4646.0266275-912-1314-17W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1065056.472


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike AmrheinC21.356signed 
Richard BellP25.011signed 
Matt BlankP21.060signed 
Shawn CampP21.199signed 
Benny CraigOF22.140signed 
Roberto GironP21.072Released by Reds 
Jason GoodingP22.310signed 
Dustin HennisOF11.191signed 
Bucky Jacobsen1B21.279signed 
Mark MangumP18.284signed 
Sam McConnellP21.156signed 
Ruben RiveraCF-RF23.202Traded by Yankees with RHP Rafael Medina and cash to Padres for RHP Hideki Irabu OF Gordon Amerson OF Vernon Maxwell and 2B Homer Bush June 4 1997 
Mike RobertsOF21.281signed