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Games on 1997-06-07

Top1997 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLNew York Mets5Cincinnati Reds10Boxscore - PBP923,8302:57Cory LidleMike MorganScott Sullivan (1-1)Cory Lidle (3-1)-Bobby ValentineRay KnightCinergy Field
NLFlorida Marlins7Colorado Rockies5Boxscore - PBP948,0523:04Rick HellingJohn ThomsonFelix Heredia (3-0)Darren Holmes (2-1)Robb Nen (16)Jim LeylandDon BaylorCoors Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP943,1742:37Danny JacksonHideo NomoHideo Nomo (6-5)Danny Jackson (1-2)-Tony LaRussaBill RussellDodger Stadium
NLChicago Cubs0Montreal Expos5Boxscore - PBP921,8122:08Terry MulhollandCarlos PerezCarlos Perez (6-4)Terry Mulholland (5-5)-Jim RigglemanFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates9Boxscore - PBP925,6642:54Ryan NyeJon LieberJon Lieber (3-7)Ryan Nye (0-1)-Terry FranconaGene LamontThree Rivers Stad
NLHouston Astros4San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP1034,7633:24Donne WallHeath MurrayTrevor Hoffman (3-3)Ramon Garcia (2-4)-Larry DierkerBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves5San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP930,4402:16Greg MadduxMark GardnerGreg Maddux (7-2)Doug Henry (2-2)Mark Wohlers (13)Bobby CoxDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
NLAtlanta Braves5San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP930,4402:16Greg MadduxMark GardnerGreg Maddux (7-2)Doug Henry (2-2)Mark Wohlers (13)Bobby CoxDusty BakerCandlestick Park
ALCleveland Indians9Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP932,7803:08Bartolo ColonAaron SeleBartolo Colon (1-2)Aaron Sele (6-5)-Mike HargroveJimy WilliamsFenway Park
ALBaltimore Orioles0Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP1131,5484:19Scott KamienieckiWilson AlvarezRoberto Hernandez (4-1)Randy Myers (1-3)-Davey JohnsonTerry BevingtonGuaranteed Rate F
ALBaltimore Orioles0Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP1131,5484:19Scott KamienieckiWilson AlvarezRoberto Hernandez (4-1)Randy Myers (1-3)-Davey JohnsonTerry BevingtonU.S. Cellular Fie
ALSeattle Mariners1Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP918,8962:34Bob WolcottJustin ThompsonJustin Thompson (6-4)Bob Wolcott (2-4)Todd Jones (6)Lou PiniellaBuddy BellTiger Stadium
ALTexas Rangers4Kansas City Royals10Boxscore - PBP926,5422:45Darren OliverJim PittsleyJim Pittsley (1-4)Darren Oliver (3-7)-Johnny OatesBob BooneKauffman Stadium
ALAnaheim Angels1Minnesota Twins6Boxscore - PBP916,3952:36Matt PerishoBrad RadkeBrad Radke (5-5)Matt Perisho (0-2)-Terry CollinsTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALMilwaukee Brewers0New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP928,0742:30Scott KarlDavid WellsDavid Wells (7-3)Scott Karl (2-7)Mariano Rivera (18)Phil GarnerJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALOakland Athletics1Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP928,4902:35Steve KarsayRobert PersonRobert Person (1-4)Steve Karsay (1-7)Paul Quantrill (3)Art HoweCito GastonRogers Centre
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 1997-06-07.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles553817.691--3092149517-1021-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1076047.561
226New York Yankees603327.5507.53342676718-1315-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1026339.618
3816Toronto Blue Jays572829.49111.0217247-3014-1314-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1054857.457
41120Detroit Tigers582731.46612.52962821412-1715-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1045252.500
51427Boston Red Sox582335.39716.5298329-3112-1811-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1045549.529
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Cleveland Indians563026.536--3213051615-1515-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1055649.533
2717Milwaukee Brewers572829.4912.5277283-68-2020-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1045054.481
3918Chicago White Sox582830.4833.0302305-312-1616-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1035251.505
41019Kansas City Royals572730.4743.5255272-1714-1413-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1044064.385
51223Minnesota Twins602733.4505.0286337-5112-1515-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1024161.402
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Texas Rangers583127.534--2792661314-1417-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1044658.442
2510Seattle Mariners603228.533--352344818-1314-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1025844.569
3612Anaheim Angels583028.5171.03062941212-1718-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1045450.519
41324Oakland Athletics622537.4038.0298385-8712-2213-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1004060.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves604119.683--30019510520-921-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1026042.588
223Florida Marlins583424.5866.02492272214-1420-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1045846.558
345New York Mets603327.5508.02792225716-1517-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1025547.539
4611Montreal Expos593128.5259.5288283511-1720-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1034756.456
51428Philadelphia Phillies592039.33920.5208330-1229-2211-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1034855.466
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Pittsburgh Pirates603129.517--257270-1316-1315-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1024854.471
2814Houston Astros613031.4921.5264257714-1916-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1015447.535
31121St. Louis Cardinals592732.4583.52492341511-2116-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1034657.447
51226Cincinnati Reds602436.4007.0228297-699-2115-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1025250.510
41325Chicago Cubs602436.4007.0247267-2010-2314-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1024458.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants593326.559--244259-1515-1218-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1035746.553
257Colorado Rockies593227.5421.03643372716-1616-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1035152.495
3915Los Angeles Dodgers592930.4924.02122001210-1719-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1035944.573
41022San Diego Padres592732.4586.0285296-1112-1415-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1034954.476


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Caleb CurryOF11.045signed 
Andy Dominique1B21.221signed 
Eddie FitzpatrickC22.106Contract purchased by Pirates from Columbia 
Jon GarlandP17.254signed 
Jason KarnuthP21.023signed 
Matt MontgomeryP21.025signed 
Joel PineiroP18.255signed 
Bryan RupertC22.109signed 
Dave UlleryC22.173signed 
Sam WaltonP18.188signed 
Kris WilsonP20.305signed 
Doug YoungP21.136signed