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Sunday June 8,1997This 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 1997-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins2Colorado Rockies7BoxJohn BurkeAl LeiterJerry DiPoto
Florida Marlins9Colorado Rockies1BoxAlex FernandezJamey Wright(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxMatt MorrisPedro Astacio(none)
Chicago Cubs4Montreal Expos5BoxAnthony TelfordTerry Adams(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxCurt SchillingSteve CookeRicky Bottalico
Houston Astros9San Diego Padres0BoxDarryl KileFernando Valenzuela(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants5BoxJim PooleJohn SmoltzRod Beck
Cleveland Indians6Boston Red Sox12BoxJoe HudsonChad Ogea(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Chicago White Sox1BoxJimmy KeyDanny DarwinRandy Myers
Seattle Mariners2Detroit Tigers0BoxRandy JohnsonBrian MoehlerBobby Ayala
Texas Rangers2Kansas City Royals4BoxTim BelcherKen HillMike Williams
Anaheim Angels8Minnesota Twins6BoxDennis SpringerMike TrombleyTroy Percival
Milwaukee Brewers1New York Yankees3BoxDavid ConeJeff D'AmicoMariano Rivera
Oakland Athletics7Toronto Blue Jays5BoxDon WengertLuis AndujarBilly Taylor

Standings as of 1997-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles563917.696--3112159618-1021-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1065947.557
225New York Yankees613427.5577.53372686918-1316-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1016239.614
3916Toronto Blue Jays582830.48312.0222254-3214-1314-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1044856.462
41121Detroit Tigers592732.45813.52962841212-1715-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1035251.505
51425Boston Red Sox592435.40716.5310335-2512-1812-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1035449.524
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Cleveland Indians573027.526--3273171015-1615-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1045648.538
3717Milwaukee Brewers582830.4832.5278286-88-2120-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1035053.485
2818Kansas City Royals582830.4832.5259274-1514-1414-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1033964.379
41019Chicago White Sox592831.4753.0303307-412-1616-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1025250.510
51223Minnesota Twins612734.4435.0292345-5312-1515-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1014160.406
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Seattle Mariners613328.541--3543441019-1314-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1015744.564
2512Anaheim Angels593128.5251.03143001413-1718-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1035350.515
3611Texas Rangers593128.5251.02812701114-1517-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1034657.447
41324Oakland Athletics632637.4138.0305390-8513-2213-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum993960.394
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves614120.672--30320010320-1021-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1016041.594
223Florida Marlins603525.5835.52602352515-1520-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1025745.559
346New York Mets603327.5507.52792225716-1517-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1025547.539
469Montreal Expos603228.5338.5293287611-1721-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1024656.451
51428Philadelphia Phillies602139.35019.5211332-12110-2211-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1024755.461
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Pittsburgh Pirates613130.508--259273-1416-1315-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1014853.475
2814Houston Astros623131.5000.52732571615-1916-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1005347.530
31020St. Louis Cardinals602832.4672.52582372112-2116-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1024557.441
41226Cincinnati Reds602436.4006.5228297-699-2115-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1025250.510
51327Chicago Cubs612437.3937.0251272-2110-2414-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1014457.436
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants603426.567--249262-1315-1219-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1025646.549
258Colorado Rockies613328.5411.53723482416-1617-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1015051.495
3915Los Angeles Dodgers602931.4835.0215209610-1719-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1025943.578
41122San Diego Padres602733.4507.0285305-2012-1415-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1024953.480


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cory AldridgeRF17.361signed 
Billy BrownOF21.091signed 
Gookie Dawkins3B18.027signed 
Lance DowningIF18.091signed 
Justin LamberP21.017signed 
Robbie Macrory2B22.110signed 
Jake MeyerP22.152signed 
J.C. RomeroP21.004signed 
Matt WiseP21.203signed