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Baseball on Saturday, May 31, 1997

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
San Francisco Giants6Atlanta Braves4BoxJim Poole (2-0)Joe Borowski (2-1)ATL  R Klesko (9)  SFN  G Hill (6)Ryan Klesko (34.2)
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs7BoxKevin Foster (7-3)Mike Morgan (2-5)CIN  B Larkin (3)Kevin Orie (32.4)
Colorado Rockies8Florida Marlins4BoxKevin Ritz (5-4)Kevin Brown (5-3)COL  A Galarraga (14)Vinny Castilla (12.8)
San Diego Padres12Houston Astros5BoxSterling Hitchcock (5-5)Shane Reynolds (4-5)HOU  J Bagwell (17)Wally Joyner (16.6)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets10BoxArmando Reynoso (4-0)Mark Leiter (4-6)PHI  D Daulton (6)Carlos Baerga (23.5)
Montreal Expos4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDustin Hermanson (2-3)Esteban Loaiza (4-2)MON  D Fletcher (9), R White (9)  PIT  J Kendall (2)Darrin Fletcher (22.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers3St. Louis Cardinals6BoxTodd Stottlemyre (4-3)Ismael Valdez (3-6)LAN  E Anthony (2), T Hollandsworth (2)  SLN  J Mabry (2)Gary Gaetti (35.5)
Minnesota Twins3Los Angeles Angels5BoxChuck Finley (3-4)Scott Aldred (2-8)ANA  D Hollins 2 (7)  MIN  R Coomer (5)Dave Hollins (18.3)
Cleveland Indians5Baltimore Orioles8BoxShawn Boskie (3-2)Jose Mesa (0-3)BAL  M Bordick (2), J Hammonds (5), C Ripken (9), T Tarasco (2)  CLE  P Borders (3), D Justice (16), M Ramirez (8)Roberto Alomar (29.2)
New York Yankees7Boston Red Sox2BoxAndy Pettitte (7-3)Tim Wakefield (1-4)NYA  P O'Neill 2 (10)Scott Pose (19.8)
Chicago White Sox3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBen McDonald (6-3)Jaime Navarro (4-4)MIL  J Burnitz 2 (6)Frank Thomas (27.8)
Toronto Blue Jays13Oakland Athletics3BoxRoger Clemens (10-0)Dave Telgheder (1-3)TOR  J Carter (7), A Gonzalez (4), E Sprague (10)Jason Giambi (12.3)
Detroit Tigers4Seattle Mariners2BoxOmar Olivares (4-3)Bob Wolcott (2-3)NoneBob Hamelin (16.3)
Kansas City Royals1Texas Rangers3BoxJulio Santana (3-2)Kevin Appier (4-4)TEX  R Greer (6), I Rodriguez (5)Ivan Rodriguez (20.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians2724.529--29127513-1514-9L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2525.5001.52422468-1817-7W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox2328.4514.02602769-1414-14L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals2328.4514.022625012-1311-15L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins2331.4265.526131010-1413-17L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles3615.706--29019417-819-7W5Game Log
New York Yankees2925.5378.529824016-1113-14W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2625.51010.020222414-1012-15W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers2527.48111.526724111-1514-12W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox2229.43114.026527711-1611-13L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers2923.558--25424013-1216-11W1Game Log
Anaheim Angels2824.5381.028226611-1517-9W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2727.5003.031832816-1211-15L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics2234.3939.026835711-2011-14L1Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2627.491--21824515-1211-15L1Game Log
Houston Astros2628.4810.523322812-1714-11L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2428.4621.52081989-1915-9W4Game Log
Chicago Cubs2132.3965.02232439-2012-12W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2034.3706.52012718-2012-14L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves3617.679--26117216-920-8L1Game Log
Florida Marlins3121.5964.523019412-1319-8L1Game Log
New York Mets3023.5666.025418616-1314-10W3Game Log
Montreal Expos2824.5387.526425510-1518-9W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1934.35817.01852929-1910-15L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants3121.596--21722713-918-12W1Game Log
Colorado Rockies2924.5472.532129214-1515-9W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2626.5005.01881829-1517-11L4Game Log
San Diego Padres2230.4239.02432618-1314-17W2Game Log

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