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Tuesday April 22,1997This 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 1997-04-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins4Colorado Rockies13BoxRoger BaileyPat Rapp(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxJohn FrascatoreTodd WorrellDennis Eckersley
Chicago Cubs1Montreal Expos5BoxDustin HermansonDave Swartzbaugh(none)
Cincinnati Reds2New York Mets7BoxRick ReedJohn Smiley(none)
Houston Astros12San Diego Padres3BoxShane ReynoldsFernando Valenzuela(none)
Atlanta Braves4San Francisco Giants0BoxGreg MadduxWilliam VanLandingham(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Anaheim Angels6BoxPaul QuantrillMike JamesDan Plesac
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxMike MussinaDanny DarwinRandy Myers
Boston Red Sox8Cleveland Indians2BoxSteve AveryChad OgeaButch Henry
Milwaukee Brewers2New York Yankees10BoxAndy PettitteJeff D'Amico(none)
Minnesota Twins5Oakland Athletics3BoxBrad RadkeMike MohlerRick Aguilera
Kansas City Royals2Seattle Mariners7BoxJeff FasseroTim Belcher(none)

Standings as of 1997-04-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles16124.750--8156255-47-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1468660.589
249Boston Red Sox18108.5563.010482225-45-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1446876.472
3612Toronto Blue Jays1798.5293.57664125-34-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1456778.462
51019New York Yankees20911.4505.011290227-72-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1428755.613
4918Detroit Tigers20911.4505.0117128-114-55-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1427072.493
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Minnesota Twins19118.579--9899-15-66-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1435786.399
2511Milwaukee Brewers1587.5331.0636303-55-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1467076.479
31121Cleveland Indians18810.4442.5107128-215-53-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1437865.545
41322Kansas City Royals17710.4123.07182-114-53-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1446084.417
51427Chicago White Sox19514.2636.079102-232-63-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1427567.528
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners20137.650--11911276-17-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1427765.542
2714Texas Rangers1688.5003.0707003-35-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1466977.473
3815Oakland Athletics19910.4743.58497-134-65-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1435687.392
41220Anaheim Angels18810.4444.098106-84-44-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1447668.528
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves18144.778--9954456-38-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1448757.604
2610Florida Marlins18108.5564.0686623-67-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1448262.569
3916Montreal Expos1789.4715.58294-124-64-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1457075.483
41124New York Mets19712.3687.5757503-64-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1438162.566
51225Philadelphia Phillies18612.3338.05980-214-62-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1446282.431
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Houston Astros19127.632--8060206-56-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1437271.503
2817Pittsburgh Pirates1789.4713.05882-244-44-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1457174.490
31023St. Louis Cardinals18711.3894.55363-104-93-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1446678.458
41326Cincinnati Reds19613.3166.069116-472-114-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1437073.490
51428Chicago Cubs17215.1189.04790-432-90-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1456679.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Francisco Giants17134.765--6651155-08-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1457768.531
234Colorado Rockies17125.7061.013491436-26-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1457174.490
357Los Angeles Dodgers17107.5883.06550153-17-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1457867.538
4713San Diego Padres1798.5294.07558173-16-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1456778.462


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Homer Bush2B24.161Traded by Padres with Vernon Maxwell, Hideki Irabu and Gordon Amerson to Yankees for Ruben Rivera, Rafael Medina and Cash. 
Rene Gonzales3B-2B36.231Released by Padres. 
Rafael MedinaP22.066Traded by Yankees with Ruben Rivera and Cash to Padres for Vernon Maxwell, Hideki Irabu, Gordon Amerson and Homer Bush. 
Ruben RiveraCF-RF23.159Traded by Yankees with Rafael Medina and Cash to Padres for Vernon Maxwell, Hideki Irabu, Gordon Amerson and Homer Bush. 
Turner WardRF-CF32.011Signed as Free Agent by Pirates.