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Sunday May 18,1997This 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 1997-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals1Atlanta Braves5BoxTom GlavineAndy Benes(none)
San Francisco Giants3Chicago Cubs5BoxTurk WendellJulian TavarezTerry Adams
San Diego Padres0Cincinnati Reds5BoxDave BurbaFernando Valenzuela(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Montreal Expos7BoxPedro MartinezPedro AstacioUgueth Urbina
Colorado Rockies4New York Mets10BoxTakashi KashiwadaBruce Ruffin(none)
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxGarrett StephensonMike HamptonRicky Bottalico
Florida Marlins5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRobb NenRich LoiselleRob Stanifer
Milwaukee Brewers4Anaheim Angels5BoxDennis SpringerJose MercedesMike James
Detroit Tigers6Kansas City Royals5BoxJohn CummingsTim BelcherMike Myers
Boston Red Sox5Minnesota Twins7BoxRich RobertsonAaron SeleRick Aguilera
Chicago White Sox10Oakland Athletics4BoxJames BaldwinMike Mohler(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Seattle Mariners7BoxJesse OroscoNorm CharltonArmando Benitez
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers4BoxDarren OliverDavid ConeJohn Wetteland
Cleveland Indians8Toronto Blue Jays6BoxChad OgeaChris CarpenterMichael Jackson

Standings as of 1997-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles412813.683--2321577513-615-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1217051.579
225New York Yankees432518.5814.02551817413-1012-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1197148.597
3611Toronto Blue Jays402119.5256.5152164-1211-910-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1225567.451
41019Detroit Tigers421923.4529.5218207119-1310-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1206060.500
51222Boston Red Sox401624.40011.5211221-109-137-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1226260.508
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2715Kansas City Royals402020.500--189195-611-99-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1214774.388
1817Cleveland Indians402020.500--234230411-129-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1216655.545
3918Milwaukee Brewers391920.4870.5188202-145-1414-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1225963.484
41120Chicago White Sox401822.4502.0201221-208-1110-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1216259.512
51323Minnesota Twins431726.3954.5202245-438-129-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1195168.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Texas Rangers402317.575--1901751510-813-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1225468.443
2410Seattle Mariners422319.5481.0243240313-710-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1206753.558
3512Anaheim Angels402119.5252.0200204-47-1214-7W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1226359.516
41425Oakland Athletics441727.3868.0197270-737-1610-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1184870.407
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves422913.690--2101327813-716-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1207248.600
223Florida Marlins422616.6193.0181145369-1117-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1206654.550
346Montreal Expos402317.5755.0224199259-1214-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1225567.451
4713New York Mets422220.5247.01921533911-1011-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1206654.550
51124Philadelphia Phillies411625.39012.5151219-687-139-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1215269.430
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1814Houston Astros432221.512--1731611210-1312-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1196257.521
2916Pittsburgh Pirates422121.5000.5169203-3412-99-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1205862.483
31021St. Louis Cardinals411724.4154.0155158-36-1611-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1215665.463
41327Chicago Cubs411427.3417.0169202-336-178-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1215467.446
51428Cincinnati Reds411328.3178.0144220-766-177-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1216358.521
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants402416.600--164163111-713-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1226656.541
257Los Angeles Dodgers402317.5751.0149134159-814-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1226557.533
369Colorado Rockies412318.5611.52552213411-1112-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1216061.496
41226San Diego Padres401525.3759.0165191-265-1210-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1226161.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jorge FabregasC27.066Traded by Angels with Chuck McElroy to White Sox for Chad Kreuter and Tony Phillips. 
Chad KreuterC32.265Traded by White Sox with Tony Phillips to Angels for Jorge Fabregas and Chuck McElroy. 
Chuck McElroyP29.230Traded by Angels with Jorge Fabregas to White Sox for Chad Kreuter and Tony Phillips. 
Roy OswaltP19.262signed 
Tony Phillips2B-LF38.023Traded by White Sox with Chad Kreuter to Angels for Jorge Fabregas and Chuck McElroy. 
Scott SamuelsOF25.365Released by Cubs 
Tim ScottP30.183Released by Padres.