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Tuesday May 6,1997This 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.

1997 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1997-05-06

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets11Colorado Rockies12BoxBill SwiftToby BorlandSteve Reed
Pittsburgh Pirates4Florida Marlins0BoxSteve CookeAlex Fernandez(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Houston Astros1BoxCurt SchillingRamon Garcia(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJeff BrantleyMark GuthrieMike Remlinger
Chicago Cubs2San Diego Padres1BoxKevin FosterAndy AshbyMel Rojas
Montreal Expos10San Francisco Giants3BoxPedro MartinezShawn Estes(none)
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxT.J. MathewsMike BieleckiDennis Eckersley
Anaheim Angels4Baltimore Orioles8BoxScott EricksonChuck FinleyRandy Myers
Kansas City Royals7Boston Red Sox2BoxJose RosadoTom GordonHipolito Pichardo
Seattle Mariners7Chicago White Sox6BoxBobby AyalaTony CastilloNorm Charlton
Texas Rangers4Cleveland Indians5BoxOrel HershiserRoger PavlikMichael Jackson
Oakland Athletics6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxWillie AdamsBryce FlorieBilly Taylor
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees7BoxDavid WellsScott Aldred(none)
Detroit Tigers1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxTim CrabtreeTodd Jones(none)

Standings as of 1997-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles29209.690--166112548-412-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1337855.586
2411New York Yankees321715.5314.5194140549-88-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1307951.608
3514Toronto Blue Jays291514.5175.011311126-69-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1336172.459
41120Boston Red Sox301416.4676.5165151148-96-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1326468.485
51323Detroit Tigers311219.3879.0149166-176-126-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1316764.511
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2712Kansas City Royals291514.517--13713439-66-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1325280.394
1613Cleveland Indians291514.517--18618517-78-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1327161.538
3816Milwaukee Brewers281414.5000.5144154-105-99-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1336469.481
41222Minnesota Twins321319.4063.5145181-367-116-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1305575.423
51425Chicago White Sox291019.3455.0122152-304-86-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1327062.530
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners311912.613--1891751410-49-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1317160.542
236Texas Rangers281612.5711.5132120127-69-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1346173.455
3917Anaheim Angels291415.4834.0142155-137-87-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1337063.526
41019Oakland Athletics321517.4694.5147195-487-118-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1305080.385
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves31229.710--15487679-513-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1317952.603
269Florida Marlins311714.5485.011811534-1113-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1317556.573
3710Montreal Expos301614.5335.514914457-109-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1326270.470
4918New York Mets321517.4697.5150130207-98-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1307357.562
51226Philadelphia Phillies301020.33311.5107153-467-113-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1325874.439
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Houston Astros321814.563--134113217-711-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1306664.508
2815Pittsburgh Pirates311615.5161.5105133-2810-96-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1316368.481
31021St. Louis Cardinals311417.4523.5107108-15-129-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1315972.450
41327Cincinnati Reds311021.3237.5110182-725-145-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1316665.504
51428Chicago Cubs30822.2679.0112153-414-144-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1326072.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Colorado Rockies30219.700--209151589-412-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1326270.470
234San Francisco Giants301911.6332.010810178-411-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1327161.538
347Los Angeles Dodgers301713.5674.011210396-511-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1327161.538
41124San Diego Padres291118.3799.5116118-24-77-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1336568.489

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ricky BonesP28.029Released by Reds. 
Rusty MeachamP29.100Signed by Red Sox 
Steve ParrisP29.151Signed as Free Agent by Reds.