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Games on 1997-05-19

Top1997 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals3Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP933,4972:35Todd StottlemyreDenny NeagleDenny Neagle (7-0)Todd Stottlemyre (2-3)-Tony LaRussaBobby CoxTurner Field
NLSan Francisco Giants4Chicago Cubs15Boxscore - PBP923,1343:04Osvaldo FernandezSteve TrachselSteve Trachsel (2-4)Osvaldo Fernandez (3-4)-Dusty BakerJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres13Cincinnati Reds6Boxscore - PBP917,8983:35Andy AshbyPete SchourekWill Cunnane (2-1)Pete Schourek (2-4)-Bruce BochyRay KnightCinergy Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1Montreal Expos2Boxscore - PBP924,5692:35Ramon MartinezJeff JudenJeff Juden (4-0)Ramon Martinez (3-3)Ugueth Urbina (6)Bill RussellFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLColorado Rockies3New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP914,2482:52John BurkeArmando ReynosoCory Lidle (2-0)Jeff McCurry (1-1)-Don BaylorBobby ValentineShea Stadium
NLHouston Astros9Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP915,1223:01Darryl KileCalvin MaduroDarryl Kile (4-2)Calvin Maduro (3-5)-Larry DierkerTerry FranconaVeterans Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners13Anaheim Angels4Boxscore - PBP917,2793:08Jamie MoyerMark LangstonJamie Moyer (4-0)Mark Langston (2-3)-Lou PiniellaTerry CollinsAngel Stadium of
7 Games on this date

Standings as of 1997-05-19.

TopRecord 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
226New York Yankees432518.5814.02551817413-1012-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1197148.597
3512Toronto 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
137Texas Rangers402317.575--1901751510-813-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1225468.443
249Seattle Mariners432419.5580.52562441214-710-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1196653.555
3614Anaheim Angels412120.5122.5204217-137-1214-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1216358.521
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 Braves433013.698--2171358213-717-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1197148.597
223Florida Marlins422616.6193.5181145369-1117-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1206654.550
344Montreal Expos412417.5855.0226200269-1215-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1215467.446
4711New York Mets432320.5357.01961564011-1012-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1196554.546
51226Philadelphia Phillies421626.38113.5156228-727-139-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1205268.433
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1813Houston Astros442321.523--1821661611-1312-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1186157.517
2916Pittsburgh Pirates422121.5001.0169203-3412-99-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1205862.483
31021St. Louis Cardinals421725.4055.0158165-76-1711-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1205664.467
41327Chicago Cubs421527.3577.0184206-226-179-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1205367.442
51428Cincinnati Reds421329.3109.0150233-836-177-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1206357.525
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants412417.585--168178-1011-813-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1216655.545
258Los Angeles Dodgers412318.5611.0150136149-914-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1216556.537
3610Colorado Rockies422319.5481.52582253311-1212-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1206060.500
41124San Diego Padres411625.3908.0178197-196-1210-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1216061.496


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby MunozP29.077Granted Free Agency. 
Lyle PrempasP22.167Signed by Red Sox