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Friday, May 2,1997

Friday, May 2,1997

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 Pittsburgh Pirates  3 Atlanta Braves  2 box | pbp Turner Field Chris Peters Mike Bielecki Rich Loiselle 37,577 2:26
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 Philadelphia Phillies  7 Colorado Rockies  4 box | pbp Coors Field Bobby Munoz Mark Thompson Ricky Bottalico 48,031 2:28
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 Florida Marlins  1 Houston Astros  2 box | pbp Astrodome Shane Reynolds Pat Rapp Billy Wagner 25,421 2:32
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 Chicago Cubs  7 Los Angeles Dodgers  8 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Tom Candiotti Bob Patterson -- 41,313 3:38
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 St. Louis Cardinals  4 New York Mets  7 box | pbp Shea Stadium Greg McMichael T.J. Mathews John Franco 14,877 2:46
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 Montreal Expos  5 San Diego Padres  4 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Dave Veres Doug Bochtler Ugueth Urbina 22,503 3:18
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 Cincinnati Reds  6 San Francisco Giants  2 box | pbp Candlestick Park Pete Schourek Osvaldo Fernandez -- 11,959 2:47
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 Oakland Athletics  1 Baltimore Orioles  7 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Jimmy Key Steve Karsay -- 46,181 2:21
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 New York Yankees  9 Kansas City Royals  1 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium David Cone Jim Pittsley Mariano Rivera 24,258 3:34
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 Milwaukee Brewers  1 Seattle Mariners  8 box | pbp Kingdome Randy Johnson Jeff D'Amico -- 37,430 2:24
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 Boston Red Sox  5 Texas Rangers  4 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Butch Henry Danny Patterson Heathcliff Slocumb 35,338 3:38
1997 reg season 1997-05-02 Minnesota Twins  3 Toronto Blue Jays  2 box | pbp Rogers Centre Brad Radke Tim Crabtree Rick Aguilera 30,226 2:42
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 25 18 7 .720 0.0 142 97 45 W4 8-4 10-3 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 4.5 151 128 23 W2 8-7 6-5 2 4 11 -- dnq
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 28 15 13 .536 4.5 165 122 43 W2 8-7 7-6 3 5 12 -- Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 25 11 14 .440 7.0 101 104 -3 L2 6-6 5-8 4 11 21 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 27 11 16 .407 8.0 139 154 -15 W1 5-9 6-7 5 13 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 0.0 174 173 1 W1 7-7 6-6 1 8 16 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 0.0 111 128 -17 L2 4-8 8-4 2 7 15 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 25 12 13 .480 0.5 121 118 3 L1 7-6 5-7 3 9 17 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 2.0 129 159 -30 W1 6-8 6-8 4 12 22 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 25 8 17 .320 4.5 106 138 -32 L1 4-8 4-9 5 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 28 17 11 .607 0.0 169 152 17 W1 9-4 8-7 1 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 25 14 11 .560 1.5 114 103 11 L1 7-5 7-6 2 3 8 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 3.0 124 135 -11 L1 5-5 7-7 3 6 14 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 4.0 130 165 -35 L2 5-9 8-6 4 10 19 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 27 20 7 .741 0.0 146 78 68 L1 8-4 12-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 27 15 12 .556 5.0 106 102 4 L3 3-10 12-2 2 6 9 -- Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 5.5 128 133 -5 W3 5-8 9-4 3 7 10 -- dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 28 13 15 .464 7.5 126 108 18 W1 6-8 7-7 4 9 18 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 26 9 17 .346 10.5 97 127 -30 W1 6-8 3-9 5 12 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 28 16 12 .571 0.0 115 97 18 W1 7-7 9-5 1 5 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 1.5 97 127 -30 W2 8-7 6-6 2 8 13 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 27 12 15 .444 3.5 93 96 -3 L1 4-11 8-4 3 10 20 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 27 8 19 .296 7.5 102 174 -72 W1 3-12 5-7 4 13 27 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 27 6 21 .222 9.5 106 146 -40 L3 2-13 4-8 5 14 28 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 26 18 8 .692 0.0 180 131 49 L1 9-4 9-4 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 26 17 9 .654 1.0 98 85 13 L2 8-4 9-5 2 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 26 15 11 .577 3.0 101 95 6 W4 6-5 9-6 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 26 10 16 .385 8.0 111 107 4 L1 4-7 6-9 4 11 24 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Kevin Jarvis Detroit Tigers Hist Claimed on waivers from Reds by Tigers
Mike Perez Kansas City Royals Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Juan Gonzalez Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Vladimir Guerrero Montreal Expos Hist Activated from Disabled List
Paul Molitor Minnesota Twins Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)