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Events on this Date

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Event NameNotes
Retired Number#35 Retired by San Diego Padres for Randy Jones
1 record(s)
Notes For Stats, displays whether Rated Prospect or any awards voting

MLB Games on Friday May 9, 1997

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Houston AstrosNL2Florida MarlinsNL3Box | PBP930,525Joe Robbie StadiumNight3:04Robb NenJose Lima------
Montreal ExposNL1Los Angeles DodgersNL5Box | PBP941,234Dodger StadiumNight2:46Scott RadinskyUgueth Urbina------
Colorado RockiesNL1Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Box | PBP913,564Veterans StadiumNight2:17Calvin MaduroRoger BaileyRicky BottalicoWalker
Atlanta BravesNL0Pittsburgh PiratesNL9Box | PBP918,006Three Rivers StadiumNight2:29Francisco CordovaTerrell Wade---Guillen
Cincinnati RedsNL7San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP922,695Qualcomm StadiumNight2:33John SmileyTim Worrell---Boone, Cianfrocco, Greene, Oliver, Vaughn
Chicago CubsNL5San Francisco GiantsNL3Box | PBP1410,3093Com ParkNight4:57Kent BottenfieldJoe Roa---Grace, Hill, McRae, Sandberg
New York MetsNL10St. Louis CardinalsNL3Box | PBP932,054Busch Stadium IINight2:48Mark ClarkTodd Stottlemyre---Huskey, Young
Seattle MarinersAL8Baltimore OriolesAL2Box | PBP947,257Oriole Park at Camden YardsNight3:11Jamie MoyerRocky Coppinger---Cora, Griffey, Surhoff
Texas RangersAL5Boston Red SoxAL1Box | PBP923,514Fenway ParkNight2:44Bobby WittJohn Wasdin------
Oakland AthleticsAL2Chicago White SoxAL3Box | PBP1016,295Comiskey Park IINight3:32Roberto HernandezAaron Small---Spiezio
Cleveland IndiansAL5Detroit TigersAL0Box | PBP920,393Tiger StadiumNight2:49Charles NagyA.J. Sager---Justice, Williams
Anaheim AngelsAL4Milwaukee BrewersAL5Box | PBP912,135County StadiumNight3:00Cal EldredShigetoshi HasegawaDoug JonesErstad, Leyritz, Salmon
Toronto Blue JaysAL4Minnesota TwinsAL1Box | PBP913,277Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeNight2:48Pat HentgenFrankie RodriguezMike Timlin---
Kansas City RoyalsAL7New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP1220,098Yankee Stadium INight4:33Randy VeresBrian Boehringer---Jeter, King
14 record(s)
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Friday, May 09, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles322210.688-184123618-414-61307654.585
AL East2411New York Yankees351916.5434.5209153569-810-81277750.606
AL East3614Toronto Blue Jays321715.5315.012212208-79-81305971.454
AL East4919Boston Red Sox331518.4557.5184169158-97-91296366.488
AL East51424Detroit Tigers341321.38210.0161178-176-127-91286662.516
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central1512Milwaukee Brewers301614.533-150158-85-911-51316269.473
AL Central2816Cleveland Indians321715.531-201190118-79-81296960.535
AL Central3715Kansas City Royals321715.531-151151011-76-81295079.388
AL Central41222Minnesota Twins351421.4004.5159203-448-126-91275473.425
AL Central51323Chicago White Sox311219.3874.5135160-254-88-111306862.523
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West124Seattle Mariners332013.606-2001901011-59-81297059.543
AL West239Texas Rangers311714.5482.0143131128-89-61316071.458
AL West31020Anaheim Angels311417.4525.0146163-177-107-71317061.534
AL West41121Oakland Athletics351520.4296.0155209-547-148-61275077.394
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Atlanta Braves342311.676-1581035510-713-41287850.609
NL East268Florida Marlins341915.5594.012812174-1115-41287355.570
NL East3813Montreal Expos321715.5315.0169152178-119-41306169.469
NL East4917New York Mets351718.4866.5166138289-108-81277156.559
NL East51226Philadelphia Phillies331122.33311.5119174-557-134-91295772.442
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central157Pittsburgh Pirates341915.559-138144-612-97-61286068.469
NL Central2710Houston Astros351916.5430.5141122197-812-81276562.512
NL Central31018St. Louis Cardinals341618.4713.013012735-1211-61285771.445
NL Central41327Cincinnati Reds331122.3337.5119188-696-155-71296564.504
NL Central51428Chicago Cubs331023.3038.5126164-386-154-81295871.450
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West123Colorado Rockies332112.636-221178439-512-71296267.481
NL West245Los Angeles Dodgers321913.5941.5121106156-513-81306961.531
NL West336San Francisco Giants321913.5941.5114125-118-411-91307159.546
NL West41125San Diego Padres321220.3758.5126134-84-78-131306466.492
28 record(s)
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season