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Wednesday April 9,1997This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1997-04-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros3Atlanta Braves4BoxAlan EmbreeJose Lima(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Colorado Rockies13BoxMark ThompsonRicky Bones(none)
New York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTom CandiottiBrian Bohanon(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres2BoxEsteban LoaizaTim WorrellJohn Ericks
Philadelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants3BoxKirk RueterBobby MunozRod Beck
New York Yankees12Anaheim Angels5BoxDavid WellsAllen Watson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Chicago White Sox0BoxRoger ClemensWilson Alvarez(none)
Minnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers10BoxJohn CummingsTodd Ritchie(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Royals2BoxAlan MillsBrian BevilRandy Myers
Boston Red Sox3Oakland Athletics4BoxAaron SmallRicky Trlicek(none)
Cleveland Indians1Seattle Mariners11BoxBob WolcottBartolo Colon(none)

Standings as of 1997-04-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Baltimore Orioles752.714--363423-22-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1559362.600
5715Toronto Blue Jays633.5001.5261881-02-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1567383.468
4512New York Yankees844.5001.55636204-40-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1549262.597
21018Boston Red Sox844.5001.5494364-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1547480.481
3816Detroit Tigers844.5001.5635762-42-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1547579.487
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Milwaukee Brewers532.600--1819-12-21-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1567581.481
2917Cleveland Indians844.5000.55361-84-40-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1538271.536
3614Minnesota Twins844.5000.54356-130-24-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1546490.416
41119Kansas City Royals734.4291.0332942-31-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1546490.416
51424Chicago White Sox624.3331.53142-111-11-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1557877.503
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Oakland Athletics853.625--4143-20-05-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1546094.390
2413Seattle Mariners844.5001.05360-70-04-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1548668.558
31221Texas Rangers523.4001.5292450-12-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1577582.478
41323Anaheim Angels835.3752.04655-90-03-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1548173.526
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Florida Marlins761.857--3524111-05-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1558669.555
222Atlanta Braves862.7500.53522131-25-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1549559.617
3920Montreal Expos734.4293.02534-90-13-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1557580.484
51225Philadelphia Phillies936.3334.01734-173-60-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1536588.425
41126New York Mets936.3334.03138-73-60-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1538568.556
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
166Houston Astros853.625--252140-25-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1547975.513
2811Pittsburgh Pirates844.5001.0272614-40-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1547579.487
31022Cincinnati Reds835.3752.03754-171-42-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1547381.474
41327St. Louis Cardinals716.1433.51428-140-61-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1557283.465
51428Chicago Cubs707.0004.51941-220-60-1L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1556887.439
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Colorado Rockies862.750--6632344-22-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1547777.500
245Los Angeles Dodgers963.6670.5282350-06-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1538271.536
358San Francisco Giants853.6251.0272340-05-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1548569.552
4710San Diego Padres954.5561.54329140-05-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1537182.464


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose BautistaSS17.308Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.