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Baseball on Monday, May 05, 1997

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
New York Mets6Colorado Rockies1BoxBobby Jones (5-2)Kevin Ritz (3-4)NYN  T Hundley 2 (9)Todd Hundley (37.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Florida Marlins3BoxRick Helling (1-1)Jon Lieber (1-3)NoneGary Sheffield (11.1)
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros9BoxChris Holt (3-3)Mark Leiter (3-3)HOU  J Bagwell (9), C Biggio (4), L Gonzalez (1)  PHI  D Daulton (2)Bill Spiers (17.0)
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxHideo Nomo (4-2)Hector Carrasco (1-1)LAN  B Ashley (1)Billy Ashley (14.7)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants4BoxMark Gardner (3-1)Carlos Perez (4-2)SFN  J Kent (6), M Lewis (4)Jeff Kent (25.3)
Atlanta Braves2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDenny Neagle (5-0)Alan Benes (3-3)ATL  R Klesko (4)Ryan Klesko (16.5)
Los Angeles Angels7Baltimore Orioles2BoxJason Dickson (5-1)Scott Kamieniecki (2-1)ANA  T Salmon (4)  BAL  M Bordick (1)Tim Salmon (21.1)
Kansas City Royals2Boston Red Sox0BoxKevin Appier (4-1)Chris Hammond (1-1)KCA  J Bell (7)Jose Offerman (11.9)
Oakland Athletics7Milwaukee Brewers11BoxScott Karl (1-5)Dave Telgheder (0-2)MIL  J Burnitz (4), G Williams (2)  OAK  S Brosius (2), M McGwire (12)Dave Nilsson (31.9)
Minnesota Twins9New York Yankees8BoxGreg Swindell (2-1)Jim Mecir (0-2)MIN  C Knoblauch (3), P Meares (4), T Steinbach (2)  NYA  D Jeter (2), T Martinez (13)Chuck Knoblauch (25.1)
Detroit Tigers1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxRoger Clemens (5-0)Omar Olivares (1-2)NoneCarlos Garcia (33.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Milwaukee Brewers1413.519--1391485-99-4W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1414.5000.51301328-66-8W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1414.5000.51811817-77-7L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1318.4193.01431747-106-8W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1018.3574.51161454-86-10W2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles199.679--1581088-411-5L1Game Log
New York Yankees1615.5164.51871389-87-7L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1414.5005.01111106-68-8W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox1415.4835.51631448-96-6L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers1218.4008.01481646-116-7L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners1812.600--1821699-49-8W1Game Log
Texas Rangers1611.5931.51281157-59-6W2Game Log
Anaheim Angels1414.5003.01381477-77-7W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1417.4524.51411906-118-6L2Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros1813.581--1331087-711-6W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1515.5002.51011339-96-6L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1317.4334.51031055-128-5L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds921.3008.51071804-145-7L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs722.24110.01101523-144-8L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves228.733--151839-413-4W2Game Log
Florida Marlins1713.5675.01181114-1113-2W1Game Log
Montreal Expos1514.5176.51391416-109-4L1Game Log
New York Mets1516.4847.51391187-88-8W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies920.31012.51021526-113-9L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Colorado Rockies209.690--1971409-411-5L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1910.6551.0105918-411-6W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1712.5863.01101006-511-7W2Game Log
San Diego Padres1117.3938.51151164-77-10L1Game Log

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