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Monday, May 5,1997

Monday, May 5,1997

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1997 reg season 1997-05-05 New York Mets 6 Colorado Rockies 1 box | pbp Coors Field Bobby Jones Kevin Ritz -- 48,036 2:33
1997 reg season 1997-05-05 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 Florida Marlins 3 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Rick Helling Jon Lieber Robb Nen 16,616 2:17
1997 reg season 1997-05-05 Philadelphia Phillies 2 Houston Astros 9 box | pbp Astrodome Chris Holt Mark Leiter -- 11,268 2:33
1997 reg season 1997-05-05 Cincinnati Reds 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Hideo Nomo Hector Carrasco Todd Worrell 26,955 2:32
1997 reg season 1997-05-05 Montreal Expos 2 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mark Gardner Carlos Perez Rod Beck 8,966 2:17
1997 reg season 1997-05-05 Atlanta Braves 2 St. Louis Cardinals 1 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Denny Neagle Alan Benes Mark Wohlers 26,113 2:42
1997 reg season 1997-05-05 Anaheim Angels 7 Baltimore Orioles 2 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Jason Dickson Scott Kamieniecki Mike James 41,296 3:00
1997 reg season 1997-05-05 Kansas City Royals 2 Boston Red Sox 0 box | pbp Fenway Park Kevin Appier Chris Hammond -- 19,061 2:38
1997 reg season 1997-05-05 Oakland Athletics 7 Milwaukee Brewers 11 box | pbp County Stadium Scott Karl Dave Telgheder -- 7,762 3:27
1997 reg season 1997-05-05 Minnesota Twins 9 New York Yankees 8 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Greg Swindell Jim Mecir -- 16,599 3:04
1997 reg season 1997-05-05 Detroit Tigers 1 Toronto Blue Jays 3 box | pbp Rogers Centre Roger Clemens Omar Olivares -- 27,169 2:32
11 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 28 19 9 .679 0.0 158 108 50 L1 8-4 11-5 1 1 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 31 16 15 .516 4.5 187 138 49 L1 9-8 7-7 2 5 12 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 5.0 111 110 1 W3 6-6 8-8 3 9 16 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 5.5 163 144 19 L3 8-9 6-6 4 10 19 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 30 12 18 .400 8.0 148 164 -16 L1 6-11 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 Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 0.0 139 148 -9 W1 5-9 9-4 1 4 10 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 0.5 181 181 0 L1 7-7 7-7 2 8 17 -- Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 0.5 130 132 -2 W1 8-6 6-8 3 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 31 13 18 .419 3.0 143 174 -31 W1 7-10 6-8 4 12 22 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 28 10 18 .357 4.5 116 145 -29 W2 4-8 6-10 5 14 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 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 30 18 12 .600 0.0 182 169 13 W1 9-4 9-8 1 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 27 16 11 .593 0.5 128 115 13 W2 7-5 9-6 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 3.0 138 147 -9 W1 7-7 7-7 3 6 14 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 4.5 141 190 -49 L2 6-11 8-6 4 11 20 -- 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 30 22 8 .733 0.0 151 83 68 W2 9-4 13-4 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 30 17 13 .567 5.0 118 111 7 W1 4-11 13-2 2 6 9 -- Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 29 15 14 .517 6.5 139 141 -2 L1 6-10 9-4 3 7 11 -- dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 31 15 16 .484 7.5 139 118 21 W1 7-8 8-8 4 9 18 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 29 9 20 .310 12.5 102 152 -50 L3 6-11 3-9 5 12 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 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 0.0 133 108 25 W2 7-7 11-6 1 5 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 2.5 101 133 -32 L2 9-9 6-6 2 8 13 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 30 13 17 .433 4.5 103 105 -2 L1 5-12 8-5 3 10 21 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 30 9 21 .300 8.5 107 180 -73 L2 4-14 5-7 4 13 27 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 29 7 22 .241 10.0 110 152 -42 L1 3-14 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 29 20 9 .690 0.0 197 140 57 L1 9-4 11-5 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 29 19 10 .655 1.0 105 91 14 W2 8-4 11-6 2 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 29 17 12 .586 3.0 110 100 10 W2 6-5 11-7 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 28 11 17 .393 8.5 115 116 -1 L1 4-7 7-10 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.
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Marquis Grissom Cleveland Indians Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jose Valentin Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mike Fetters Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Rex Hudler Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)