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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 1997-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros2Florida Marlins3BoxRobb NenJose Lima(none)
Montreal Expos1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxScott RadinskyUgueth Urbina(none)
Colorado Rockies1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCalvin MaduroRoger BaileyRicky Bottalico
Atlanta Braves0Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxFrancisco CordovaTerrell Wade(none)
Cincinnati Reds7San Diego Padres2BoxJohn SmileyTim Worrell(none)
Chicago Cubs5San Francisco Giants3BoxKent BottenfieldJoe Roa(none)
New York Mets10St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMark ClarkTodd Stottlemyre(none)
Seattle Mariners8Baltimore Orioles2BoxJamie MoyerRocky Coppinger(none)
Texas Rangers5Boston Red Sox1BoxBobby WittJohn Wasdin(none)
Oakland Athletics2Chicago White Sox3BoxRoberto HernandezAaron Small(none)
Cleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers0BoxCharles NagyA.J. Sager(none)
Anaheim Angels4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxCal EldredShigetoshi HasegawaDoug Jones
Toronto Blue Jays4Minnesota Twins1BoxPat HentgenFrankie RodriguezMike Timlin
Kansas City Royals7New York Yankees5BoxRandy VeresBrian Boehringer(none)

Standings as of 1997-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles322210.688--184123618-414-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1307654.585
2411New York Yankees351916.5434.5209153569-810-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1277750.606
3614Toronto Blue Jays321715.5315.012212208-79-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1305971.454
4919Boston Red Sox331518.4557.5184169158-97-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1296366.488
51424Detroit Tigers341321.38210.0161178-176-127-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1286662.516
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Milwaukee Brewers301614.533--150158-85-911-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1316269.473
2816Cleveland Indians321715.531--201190118-79-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1296960.535
3715Kansas City Royals321715.531--151151011-76-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1295079.388
41222Minnesota Twins351421.4004.5159203-448-126-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1275473.425
51323Chicago White Sox311219.3874.5135160-254-88-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1306862.523
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Seattle Mariners332013.606--2001901011-59-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1297059.543
239Texas Rangers311714.5482.0143131128-89-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1316071.458
31020Anaheim Angels311417.4525.0146163-177-107-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1317061.534
41121Oakland Athletics351520.4296.0155209-547-148-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1275077.394
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves342311.676--1581035510-713-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1287850.609
268Florida Marlins341915.5594.012812174-1115-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1287355.570
3813Montreal Expos321715.5315.0169152178-119-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1306169.469
4917New York Mets351718.4866.5166138289-108-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1277156.559
51226Philadelphia Phillies331122.33311.5119174-557-134-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1295772.442
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Pittsburgh Pirates341915.559--138144-612-97-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1286068.469
2710Houston Astros351916.5430.5141122197-812-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1276562.512
31018St. Louis Cardinals341618.4713.013012735-1211-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1285771.445
41327Cincinnati Reds331122.3337.5119188-696-155-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1296564.504
51428Chicago Cubs331023.3038.5126164-386-154-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1295871.450
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Colorado Rockies332112.636--221178439-512-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1296267.481
245Los Angeles Dodgers321913.5941.5121106156-513-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1306961.531
336San Francisco Giants321913.5941.5114125-118-411-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1307159.546
41125San Diego Padres321220.3758.5126134-84-78-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1306466.492


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose CabreraP25.046Traded by Indians to Astros for Alvin Morman. 
Kevin JarvisP27.281Claimed on waivers by Twins from Tigers. 
Alvin MormanP28.123Traded by Astros to Indians for Jose Cabrera. 
Ruben SierraRF31.215Released by Reds. 
Brad ThomasP19.199Released by Dodgers.