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Tuesday August 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 1997-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants8Chicago Cubs2BoxJulian TavarezBob Patterson(none)
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds7BoxMike RemlingerSterling Hitchcock(none)
Houston Astros5Florida Marlins6BoxRobb NenBilly Wagner(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Montreal Expos4BoxTodd WorrellUgueth Urbina(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets5BoxCory LidleTony Fossas(none)
Colorado Rockies4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDarren HolmesRicky BottalicoJerry DiPoto
Atlanta Braves4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJason SchmidtTom GlavineRich Loiselle
Milwaukee Brewers5Anaheim Angels6BoxJason DicksonBryce FlorieTroy Percival
Cleveland Indians4Detroit Tigers6BoxJustin ThompsonEric PlunkTodd Jones
New York Yankees4Kansas City Royals1BoxKenny RogersKevin Appier(none)
Toronto Blue Jays8Minnesota Twins3BoxRobert PersonTravis Miller(none)
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics0BoxDoug DrabekSteve KarsayMatt Karchner
Baltimore Orioles3Seattle Mariners4BoxNorm CharltonTerry Mathews(none)
Boston Red Sox17Texas Rangers1BoxTom GordonJose Alberro(none)

Standings as of 1997-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1096940.633--56741715038-2031-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards532924.547
223New York Yankees1106545.5914.558645213431-2134-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I523121.596
3816Boston Red Sox1135459.47817.06306092127-2827-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park492425.490
51019Toronto Blue Jays1105258.47317.5428467-3927-2825-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome522428.462
4918Detroit Tigers1105258.47317.5556553320-2932-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium522725.519
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1075750.533--5775572029-2428-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field542925.537
2613Milwaukee Brewers1105555.5003.5481517-3620-3535-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium512328.451
3715Chicago White Sox1105456.4914.5533555-2226-3128-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II512625.510
41223Minnesota Twins1115061.4509.0543577-3425-2925-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome511833.353
51325Kansas City Royals1094663.42212.0496545-4921-3225-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium522131.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1116348.568--6495975233-2630-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome512724.529
247Anaheim Angels1136449.566--6045436129-2935-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field492029.408
31122Texas Rangers1115160.45912.0534567-3323-2928-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington512625.510
41427Oakland Athletics1144371.37721.5523664-14120-4023-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum482226.458
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1147143.623--57541516037-2434-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field483018.625
224Florida Marlins1116546.5864.54784413728-2637-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium512724.529
335New York Mets1116348.5686.55214715029-3134-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium512526.490
4712Montreal Expos1105753.51812.0493496-323-2934-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium522131.404
51428Philadelphia Phillies1103674.32733.0429626-19715-4221-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium523220.615
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Houston Astros1136152.540--5174595828-2933-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome492326.469
2814Pittsburgh Pirates1135657.4965.0485528-4328-3028-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium492326.469
31121St. Louis Cardinals1125260.4648.5458450823-3529-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II502129.420
41224Cincinnati Reds1104763.42712.5420528-10819-3328-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field522923.558
51326Chicago Cubs1134568.39816.0469529-6016-4129-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field492326.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1136350.558--529542-1329-2534-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point492722.551
259Los Angeles Dodgers1126151.5451.55034238025-2836-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium502723.540
3917San Diego Padres1125359.4739.5574620-4627-2726-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium502327.460
41020Colorado Rockies1145361.46510.5643653-1024-3729-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field483018.625


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Creighton GubanichC25.131Traded by Brewers to Rockies for Jeff Huson. 
Terry Shumpert2B-3B30.354Released by Padres.