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Games on 1997-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres2Chicago Cubs8BoxFrank CastilloSterling Hitchcock(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds1BoxIsmael ValdezJohn SmileyTodd Worrell
San Francisco Giants7Montreal Expos8BoxAnthony TelfordJulian TavarezUgueth Urbina
Colorado Rockies3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxFrancisco CordovaRoger BaileyRicardo Rincon
Baltimore Orioles2Anaheim Angels3BoxJason DicksonScott KamienieckiMike James
Detroit Tigers9Kansas City Royals10BoxJamie WalkerDoug Brocail(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Oakland Athletics6BoxDon WengertBob WickmanBilly Taylor
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners3BoxBill SimasNorm CharltonRoberto Hernandez
New York Yankees8Texas Rangers2BoxKenny RogersJose Alberro(none)

Standings as of 1997-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles382513.658--2141447010-615-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1247351.589
224New York Yankees402416.6002.02421667612-812-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1227250.590
3512Toronto Blue Jays372017.5414.5140146-611-99-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1255669.448
41121Detroit Tigers391623.4109.5193198-56-1310-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1236360.512
51322Boston Red Sox371522.4059.5197203-68-117-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1256362.504
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Kansas City Royals372017.541--1801701011-99-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1244777.379
2714Milwaukee Brewers361917.5280.5178186-85-1114-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1255966.472
3818Cleveland Indians371819.4862.0216218-29-119-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1246856.548
41223Chicago White Sox371522.4055.0178209-315-1110-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1246559.524
51425Minnesota Twins401525.3756.5184231-478-127-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1225369.434
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners392316.590--230222813-710-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1236756.545
249Texas Rangers372116.5681.01751621310-811-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1255669.448
3917Anaheim Angels371819.4864.0184194-107-1211-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1256659.528
41020Oakland Athletics411724.4157.0185247-627-1610-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1214873.397
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves392613.667--1931256813-713-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1237548.610
247Florida Marlins392316.5903.0162140226-1117-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1236954.561
3610Montreal Expos372116.5684.0200174269-1212-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1255768.456
4916New York Mets392019.5136.01781463211-109-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1236855.553
51226Philadelphia Phillies381424.36811.5135202-677-137-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1245470.435
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Pittsburgh Pirates392118.538--164184-2012-99-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1235865.472
2815Houston Astros402119.5250.5156145119-1112-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1226359.516
31019St. Louis Cardinals381721.4473.514814176-1311-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1245668.452
41327Chicago Cubs381226.3168.5147188-416-176-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1245668.452
51428Cincinnati Reds381127.2899.5133212-796-175-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1246559.524
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants372314.622--144143110-513-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1256758.536
235Los Angeles Dodgers372215.5951.0135120158-614-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1256659.528
358Colorado Rockies382216.5791.52482074110-912-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1246163.492
41124San Diego Padres371423.3789.0152168-164-1010-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1256263.496


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Greg JonesP20.181signed 
Brian WarrenP30.019Signed by Rangers