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Friday June 6,1997This 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 1997-06-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets2Cincinnati Reds5BoxBrett TomkoRick ReedJeff Shaw
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxAlan BenesChan Ho ParkDennis Eckersley
Chicago Cubs0Montreal Expos3BoxJim BullingerGeremi Gonzalez(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxMarc WilkinsJerry Spradlin(none)
Houston Astros8San Diego Padres7BoxJose LimaJoey HamiltonBilly Wagner
Atlanta Braves9San Francisco Giants5BoxPaul ByrdJoe Roa(none)
Cleveland Indians7Boston Red Sox3BoxOrel HershiserTom Gordon(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Chicago White Sox7BoxDoug DrabekScott EricksonRoberto Hernandez
Seattle Mariners6Detroit Tigers3BoxDerek LoweOmar OlivaresBobby Ayala
Texas Rangers1Kansas City Royals2BoxJose RosadoJohn Burkett(none)
Anaheim Angels7Minnesota Twins9BoxGreg SwindellPep HarrisRick Aguilera
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees6BoxKenny RogersJose MercedesMariano Rivera
Oakland Athletics1Toronto Blue Jays4BoxRoger ClemensMike OquistPaul Quantrill

Standings as of 1997-06-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles543816.704--3092139617-921-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1086048.556
248New York Yankees593227.5428.53322676518-1314-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1036439.621
3817Toronto Blue Jays562729.48212.0214246-3214-1313-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1064957.462
41121Detroit Tigers572631.45613.52932811212-1714-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1055352.505
51426Boston Red Sox572334.40416.5293320-2712-1811-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1055550.524
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians552926.527--3123001214-1515-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1065749.538
2714Milwaukee Brewers562828.5001.5277281-48-1920-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1055055.476
3918Chicago White Sox572730.4743.0301305-412-1615-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1045351.510
41020Kansas City Royals562630.4643.5245268-2314-1412-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1054164.390
51223Minnesota Twins592633.4415.0280336-5612-1514-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1034261.408
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Texas Rangers573126.544--2752561914-1317-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1054659.438
239Seattle Mariners593227.542--3513411018-1214-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1035845.563
3611Anaheim Angels573027.5261.03052881712-1618-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1055451.514
41324Oakland Athletics612536.4108.0297382-8512-2113-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1014061.396
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves594019.678--29519310219-921-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1036142.592
223Florida Marlins573324.5796.02422222013-1420-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1055946.562
345New York Mets593326.5597.02742126216-1417-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1035548.534
4612Montreal Expos583028.5179.5283283011-1719-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1044856.462
51428Philadelphia Phillies582038.34519.5206321-1159-2111-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1044856.462
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Pittsburgh Pirates593029.508--248268-2016-1314-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1034954.476
2815Houston Astros603030.5000.5260252814-1816-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1025448.529
31019St. Louis Cardinals582731.4662.52472291811-2016-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1044658.442
41225Chicago Cubs592435.4076.0247262-1510-2214-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1034459.427
51327Cincinnati Reds592336.3907.0218292-749-2114-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1035350.515
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants583325.569--242254-1215-1218-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1045747.548
256Colorado Rockies583226.5521.03593302916-1616-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1045153.490
3916Los Angeles Dodgers582830.4835.0207198910-1718-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1046044.577
41122San Diego Padres582632.4487.0280292-1212-1414-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1045054.481


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Robert AveretteP20.249signed 
Kevin Burford1B19.211signed 
Lance BurkhartC22.172signed 
Matt ChildersP18.185signed 
David EcksteinSS22.137signed 
Carlos FigueroaP17.245signed 
Brad GuyP21.225signed 
Kip Harkrider2B21.264signed 
Paul HooverC21.053signed 
Mike Lamb1B21.302signed 
Kyle LoganOF21.331signed 
Rusty McNamaraIF22.134signed 
Elvin NinaP21.194signed 
Carlos PaganC21.217signed 
Clark Parker2B21.254signed 
Horacio RamirezP17.195signed 
Edgar RamosP22.092Returned to Astros. 
Jason RoachP21.047signed 
Tino SanchezC18.124signed 
Jason StandridgeP18.209signed 
Greg StricklandOF21.211signed 
Todd Van PoppelP25.180Released by Royals. 
Randy WilliamsP21.262signed