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Saturday May 3,1997This 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 1997-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves0BoxEsteban LoaizaTom GlavineRicardo Rincon
Philadelphia Phillies3Colorado Rockies7BoxJamey WrightMark Portugal(none)
Florida Marlins9Houston Astros8BoxFelix HerediaRamon GarciaJay Powell
Chicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxTerry MulhollandIsmael ValdezTerry Adams
St. Louis Cardinals1New York Mets5BoxRick ReedAndy Benes(none)
Montreal Expos0San Diego Padres1BoxTim WorrellDustin HermansonTrevor Hoffman
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants1BoxJohn SmileyRich RodriguezJeff Brantley
Oakland Athletics4Baltimore Orioles3BoxAaron SmallRandy MyersBilly Taylor
Anaheim Angels3Chicago White Sox2BoxAllen WatsonJames BaldwinRich DeLucia
Anaheim Angels2Chicago White Sox4BoxDoug DrabekDennis SpringerRoberto Hernandez
Detroit Tigers6Cleveland Indians7BoxEric PlunkDoug Brocail(none)
New York Yankees1Kansas City Royals2BoxTim BelcherAndy Pettitte(none)
Milwaukee Brewers17Seattle Mariners4BoxBryce FlorieJeff Fassero(none)
Boston Red Sox6Texas Rangers7BoxEd VosbergHeathcliff Slocumb(none)
Minnesota Twins5Toronto Blue Jays6BoxPaul QuantrillTodd Ritchie(none)

Standings as of 1997-05-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles26188.692--145101448-410-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1368056.588
2513Boston Red Sox271413.5194.5157135228-86-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1356471.474
3715New York Yankees291514.5174.5166124428-87-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1338152.609
41120Toronto Blue Jays261214.4626.0107109-26-66-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1366472.471
51324Detroit Tigers281117.3938.0145161-165-106-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1346866.507
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Milwaukee Brewers251312.520--128132-45-88-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1366571.478
2612Cleveland Indians271413.519--18117927-77-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1347262.537
3917Kansas City Royals261313.5000.512311947-66-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1355481.400
41222Minnesota Twins291217.4143.0134165-316-96-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1335677.421
51425Chicago White Sox27918.3335.0112143-314-85-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1347163.530
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners291712.586--17316949-48-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1337360.549
236Texas Rangers261511.5770.5121109127-58-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1366274.456
3816Anaheim Angels261313.5002.5129141-126-67-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1367165.522
41019Oakland Athletics291415.4833.0134168-346-98-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1335182.383
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves28208.714--14681658-412-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1348153.604
247Florida Marlins281612.5714.011511054-1012-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1347658.567
3814Montreal Expos271413.5195.5128134-65-99-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1356471.474
4918New York Mets291415.4836.5131109226-88-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1337459.556
51226Philadelphia Phillies27918.33310.5100134-346-93-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1355976.437
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169Houston Astros291613.552--123106177-79-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1336865.511
2710Pittsburgh Pirates281513.5360.5100127-279-76-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1346470.478
31021St. Louis Cardinals281216.4293.594101-74-128-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1346173.455
41327Cincinnati Reds28919.3216.5105175-704-125-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1346767.500
51428Chicago Cubs28721.2508.5108147-393-134-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1346173.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Colorado Rockies27198.704--187134539-410-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1356471.474
234San Francisco Giants271710.6302.09988118-49-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1357362.541
358Los Angeles Dodgers271512.5564.01029756-59-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1357362.541
41123San Diego Padres271116.4078.011210754-77-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1356570.481


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
DJ BostonIF25.240Signed by Athletics 
Rene Gonzales3B-2B36.242Signed as Free Agent by Rockies. 
Scott NeubergerOF19.262signed