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Baseball on Thursday, May 08, 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
Pittsburgh Pirates10Colorado Rockies8BoxEsteban Loaiza (4-0)Jamey Wright (4-2)COL  L Walker (12)  PIT  K Elster (6), A Martin (3)Jason Kendall (30.5)
Atlanta Braves1Florida Marlins5BoxTony Saunders (1-1)Tom Glavine (4-2)FLO  T Saunders (1)Moises Alou (18.6)
New York Mets2Houston Astros4BoxMike Hampton (2-3)Rick Reed (3-2)HOU  D Bell (1)Derek Bell (21.8)
Chicago Cubs6San Diego Padres2BoxTerry Mulholland (3-3)Fernando Valenzuela (1-4)CHN  J Hernandez (1), B McRae (2)  SDN  A Cianfrocco (1)Brian McRae (17.3)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxAndy Benes (2-1)Mike Mimbs (0-3)SLN  M DiFelice (1)Gary Gaetti (26.2)
Seattle Mariners3Baltimore Orioles13BoxMike Mussina (4-1)Randy Johnson (4-1)BAL  B Anderson (3), C Hoiles 2 (6)  SEA  R Davis (5)Chris Hoiles (38.9)
Minnesota Twins10Boston Red Sox7BoxRich Robertson (3-1)Rich Garces (0-1)BOS  T Naehring (7), R Pemberton (2)Rudy Pemberton (45.2)
Oakland Athletics6Chicago White Sox10BoxJames Baldwin (1-4)Mike Mohler (0-4)CHA  N Martin (2), L Mouton (2), F Thomas (3)  OAK  D Magadan (2)Lyle Mouton (22.6)
Toronto Blue Jays4Cleveland Indians3BoxJuan Guzman (3-2)Chad Ogea (2-3)CLE  D Justice (11)Julio Franco (13.6)
Kansas City Royals4Detroit Tigers0BoxTim Belcher (4-3)Brian Moehler (2-2)KCA  J Bell (8)Jay Bell (16.2)
Texas Rangers4New York Yankees5BoxAndy Pettitte (6-1)Darren Oliver (1-3)NYA  C Hayes (1)Cecil Fielder (29.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Milwaukee Brewers1514.517--1451545-910-5W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1615.5161.014414610-76-8W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1615.5161.01961907-79-8L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1420.4123.51581998-126-8W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1119.3674.51321584-87-11W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles229.710--1821158-414-5W3Game Log
New York Yankees1915.5594.52041469-810-7W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1615.5166.01181217-79-8W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1517.4697.51831648-97-8L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers1320.39410.01611736-127-8L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners1913.594--19218810-59-8L1Game Log
Texas Rangers1614.5332.01381307-89-6L3Game Log
Anaheim Angels1416.4674.01421587-97-7L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics1519.4415.01532067-138-6L2Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros1915.559--1391197-712-8W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1815.5450.512914412-96-6W3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1617.4852.51271175-1211-5W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1022.3128.01121865-155-7L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs923.2819.01211615-154-8W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves2310.697--1589410-613-4L1Game Log
Montreal Expos1714.5485.01681478-109-4W2Game Log
Florida Marlins1815.5455.01251194-1114-4W1Game Log
New York Mets1618.4717.51561358-108-8L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1022.31212.51161737-133-9L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Colorado Rockies2111.656--2201759-412-7L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants1912.6131.51111208-411-8L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1813.5812.51161056-512-8W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1219.3878.51241274-78-12L1Game Log

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