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Wednesday May 21,1997This 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 1997-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Montreal Expos2Atlanta Braves3BoxGreg MadduxUgueth Urbina(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Chicago Cubs7BoxKevin FosterEdgar Ramos(none)
New York Mets2Florida Marlins1BoxMark ClarkAl LeiterGreg McMichael
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros4BoxTom MartinScott Sullivan(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Diego Padres5BoxTrevor HoffmanAntonio Osuna(none)
Colorado Rockies10San Francisco Giants7BoxKevin RitzKirk RueterSteve Reed
Pittsburgh Pirates3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMatt RuebelTony FossasRich Loiselle
Seattle Mariners3Anaheim Angels18BoxChuck FinleyDennis Martinez(none)
Detroit Tigers0Baltimore Orioles2BoxScott EricksonJustin ThompsonRandy Myers
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox10BoxDoug DrabekChris Hammond(none)
Kansas City Royals0Cleveland Indians1BoxOrel HershiserKevin AppierMichael Jackson
Minnesota Twins4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBen McDonaldScott AldredDoug Jones
Toronto Blue Jays4New York Yankees1BoxRoger ClemensKenny Rogers(none)
Oakland Athletics7Texas Rangers3BoxDave TelghederJulio Santana(none)

Standings as of 1997-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles433013.698--2381607813-617-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1196851.571
237New York Yankees452520.5566.02561876913-1012-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1177146.607
348Toronto Blue Jays422319.5486.5158165-713-910-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1205367.442
41120Detroit Tigers441925.43211.522121389-1510-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1186058.508
51426Boston Red Sox421626.38113.5217241-249-157-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1206258.517
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Cleveland Indians422220.524--239233611-1211-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1196455.538
2817Milwaukee Brewers412021.4881.5196210-145-1415-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1205862.483
4919Kansas City Royals422022.4762.0192200-811-119-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1194772.395
31018Chicago White Sox422022.4762.0221227-68-1112-11W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1196059.504
51223Minnesota Twins451827.4005.5210253-439-139-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1175067.427
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers422418.571--2011851610-814-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1205367.442
2510Anaheim Angels432320.5351.523322947-1216-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1196158.513
3612Seattle Mariners452421.5331.5268273-514-910-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1176651.564
41324Oakland Athletics461828.3918.0207281-748-1710-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1164769.405
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves453213.711--2241398513-719-6W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1176948.590
223Florida Marlins442717.6144.5188152369-1118-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1186553.551
346Montreal Expos432419.5587.0230207239-1415-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1195465.454
4713New York Mets452421.5338.02031634012-1112-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1176453.547
51225Philadelphia Phillies441727.38614.5159237-788-149-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1185167.432
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Houston Astros462422.522--1901761411-1313-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1166056.517
2916Pittsburgh Pirates442222.5001.0173208-3513-109-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1185761.483
31122St. Louis Cardinals441826.4095.0163169-66-1712-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1185563.466
41327Chicago Cubs441628.3647.0193209-166-1710-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1185266.441
51428Cincinnati Reds441430.3189.0160241-817-187-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1186256.525
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants432518.581--181191-1011-814-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1196554.546
259Colorado Rockies442420.5451.52712383312-1312-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1185959.500
3611Los Angeles Dodgers432320.5352.015714899-1114-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1196554.546
41021San Diego Padres431825.4197.0190204-146-1212-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1195861.487


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pedro Castellano3B-1B27.071Released by Twins 
Pat GormanP19.278signed 
Derek LeeP22.274signed