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Saturday July 5,1997This 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 1997-07-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros2BoxDarryl KileKent MerckerBilly Wagner
Atlanta Braves5Montreal Expos3BoxTom GlavinePedro MartinezMark Wohlers
Florida Marlins3New York Mets5BoxMark ClarkAlex FernandezJohn Franco
Chicago Cubs7Philadelphia Phillies9BoxReggie HarrisBob PattersonRicky Bottalico
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Diego Padres3BoxIsmael ValdezAndy Ashby(none)
Colorado Rockies1San Francisco Giants2BoxJulian TavarezMike MunozRod Beck
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJon LieberMatt MorrisMarc Wilkins
Seattle Mariners4Anaheim Angels5BoxTroy PercivalNorm Charlton(none)
Boston Red Sox8Chicago White Sox11BoxDanny DarwinSteve Avery(none)
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians8BoxCharles NagyJim Pittsley(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Detroit Tigers6BoxDan MiceliJesse OroscoTodd Jones
Minnesota Twins1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxCal EldredRich RobertsonDoug Jones
Oakland Athletics1Texas Rangers8BoxBobby WittDon Wengert(none)
New York Yankees8Toronto Blue Jays0BoxAndy PettittePat Hentgen(none)

Standings as of 1997-07-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles845529.655--44131712430-1625-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards784335.551
225New York Yankees844836.5717.04473608725-1823-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I784830.615
3818Detroit Tigers844044.47615.04414063515-2125-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium783939.500
4919Toronto Blue Jays823943.47615.0314348-3420-1419-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome803743.463
51121Boston Red Sox853847.44717.5465484-1919-2319-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park774037.519
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians794336.544--4514232820-2023-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field824339.524
2713Chicago White Sox844242.5003.5418427-917-2325-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II773839.494
31020Milwaukee Brewers823844.4636.5366412-4612-3026-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium794039.506
41223Kansas City Royals813645.4448.0373393-2017-2419-21L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium803149.388
51325Minnesota Twins843747.4408.5416436-2018-2319-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome783147.397
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners864937.570--5094634625-1924-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome764135.539
2510Texas Rangers844341.5125.04144021218-2125-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington783444.436
3612Anaheim Angels854342.5065.5430429119-2524-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field774136.532
41427Oakland Athletics883652.40914.0427525-9817-3319-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum742945.392
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves865729.663--44829815032-1625-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field764432.579
223Florida Marlins855035.5886.53643333126-2224-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium774235.545
347New York Mets854738.5539.54043653921-2226-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium774136.532
459Montreal Expos854639.54110.5384376817-2129-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium773245.416
51428Philadelphia Phillies842460.28632.0302491-18910-3414-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium784434.564
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Pittsburgh Pirates854243.494--360393-3322-2220-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium773740.481
2916Houston Astros874245.4831.0374375-119-2523-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome754233.560
31017St. Louis Cardinals854144.4821.03643313317-2624-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II773245.416
41122Cincinnati Reds853847.4474.0327399-7216-2622-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field773839.494
51326Chicago Cubs863650.4196.5365388-2314-3322-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field763244.421
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants865036.581--376401-2521-1629-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point764036.526
2611Los Angeles Dodgers864442.5126.03603283217-2227-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium764432.579
3714Colorado Rockies874344.4947.55014891220-2723-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field754035.533
41224San Diego Padres863848.44212.0438487-4918-2120-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium763838.500