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Sunday May 4,1997This 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 1997-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates1Atlanta Braves3BoxTerrell WadeFrancisco CordovaMark Wohlers
Philadelphia Phillies0Colorado Rockies9BoxRoger BaileyCalvin Maduro(none)
Florida Marlins0Houston Astros1BoxDarryl KileKevin Brown(none)
Chicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxChan Ho ParkSteve TrachselTodd Worrell
St. Louis Cardinals8New York Mets2BoxTodd StottlemyreMark Clark(none)
Montreal Expos9San Diego Padres3BoxJim BullingerSterling Hitchcock(none)
Cincinnati Reds1San Francisco Giants2BoxRod BeckJeff Brantley(none)
Oakland Athletics0Baltimore Orioles11BoxRocky CoppingerAriel PrietoMike Johnson
Anaheim Angels2Chicago White Sox4BoxJaime NavarroPep HarrisRoberto Hernandez
Detroit Tigers2Cleveland Indians0BoxWillie BlairCharles NagyDoug Brocail
New York Yankees13Kansas City Royals5BoxBrian BoehringerGlendon Rusch(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Seattle Mariners9BoxJamie MoyerCal Eldred(none)
Boston Red Sox6Texas Rangers7BoxDanny PattersonButch HenryJohn Wetteland
Minnesota Twins0Toronto Blue Jays1BoxPat HentgenBob Tewksbury(none)

Standings as of 1997-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles27198.704--156101558-411-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1357956.585
2411New York Yankees301614.5334.5179129509-87-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1328052.606
3614Boston Red Sox281414.5005.5163142218-96-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1346470.478
41016Toronto Blue Jays271314.4816.0108109-16-67-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1356372.467
51222Detroit Tigers291217.4148.0147161-146-106-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1336766.504
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2515Milwaukee Brewers261313.500--128141-135-98-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1356570.481
1713Cleveland Indians281414.500--18118107-77-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1337261.541
3918Kansas City Royals271314.4810.5128132-47-66-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1345480.403
41323Minnesota Twins301218.4003.0134166-326-106-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1325676.424
51425Chicago White Sox281018.3574.0116145-294-86-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1337063.526
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners301812.600--182169139-49-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1327260.545
236Texas Rangers271611.5930.5128115137-59-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1356174.452
3817Anaheim Angels271314.4813.5131145-146-77-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1357164.526
41120Oakland Athletics301416.4674.0134179-456-108-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1325181.386
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves29218.724--14982678-413-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1338053.602
269Florida Marlins291613.5525.011511144-1112-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1337657.571
3710Montreal Expos281513.5365.513713706-99-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1346371.470
4919New York Mets301416.4677.5133117166-88-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1327458.561
51226Philadelphia Phillies28919.32111.5100143-436-103-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1345975.440
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Houston Astros301713.567--124106187-710-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1326765.508
2812Pittsburgh Pirates291514.5171.5101130-299-86-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1336469.481
31021St. Louis Cardinals291316.4483.5102103-15-128-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1336073.451
41327Cincinnati Reds29920.3107.5106177-714-135-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1336766.504
51428Chicago Cubs29722.2419.5110152-423-144-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1336172.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Colorado Rockies28208.714--196134629-411-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1346371.470
234San Francisco Giants281810.6432.010189128-410-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1347262.537
347Los Angeles Dodgers281612.5714.01079986-510-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1347262.537
41124San Diego Padres281117.3939.0115116-14-77-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1346569.485


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason DeweyC20.016signed