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Friday, April 18,1997

Friday, April 18,1997

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1997 reg season Apr 18,1997 Atlanta Braves  14  Colorado Rockies  0  box | pbp Coors Field Tom Glavine Jamey Wright -- 48,070 2:48
1997 reg season Apr 18,1997 Houston Astros  3  Los Angeles Dodgers  5  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Ramon Martinez Mike Hampton Todd Worrell 38,937 3:25
1997 reg season Apr 18,1997 Montreal Expos  3  Philadelphia Phillies  8  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Calvin Maduro Jim Bullinger -- 11,883 2:41
1997 reg season Apr 18,1997 Cincinnati Reds  6  Pittsburgh Pirates  1  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Dave Burba Francisco Cordova -- 9,082 2:57
1997 reg season Apr 18,1997 Florida Marlins  4  San Francisco Giants  5  box | pbp Candlestick Park Doug Henry Robb Nen -- 10,518 3:30
1997 reg season Apr 18,1997 New York Yankees  10  Chicago White Sox  4  box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Ramiro Mendoza Jaime Navarro -- 18,603 3:12
1997 reg season Apr 18,1997 Milwaukee Brewers  10  Cleveland Indians  2  box | pbp Progressive Field Ben McDonald Jack McDowell -- 40,343 3:04
1997 reg season Apr 18,1997 Oakland Athletics  9  Detroit Tigers  5  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Buddy Groom Mike Myers -- 7,748 3:49
1997 reg season Apr 18,1997 Minnesota Twins  10  Seattle Mariners  3  box | pbp Kingdome Frankie Rodriguez Scott Sanders -- 33,574 2:53
1997 reg season Apr 18,1997 Toronto Blue Jays  6  Texas Rangers  5  box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Pat Hentgen Roger Pavlik Mike Timlin 30,452 2:54
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 13 10 3 .769 0.0 65 49 16 W1 4-3 6-0 1 1 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 13 7 6 .538 3.0 54 43 11 W3 3-1 4-5 2 6 12 Yes dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 3.0 91 67 24 L1 4-4 4-3 3 7 14 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 17 7 10 .412 5.0 100 113 -13 L3 3-5 4-5 4 11 19 -- dnq
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 16 6 10 .375 5.5 88 75 13 W1 5-6 1-4 5 13 22 -- Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 12 8 4 .667 0.0 51 36 15 W3 3-2 5-2 1 2 7 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 1.0 83 86 -3 W3 3-5 6-2 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 13 6 7 .462 2.5 56 55 1 L2 4-3 2-4 3 9 16 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 15 6 9 .400 3.5 88 110 -22 L1 5-5 1-4 4 12 20 -- Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 15 4 11 .267 5.5 64 85 -21 L2 2-5 2-6 5 14 27 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 16 10 6 .625 0.0 96 95 1 L1 6-1 4-5 1 3 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 13 7 6 .538 1.5 54 52 2 L1 3-3 4-3 2 5 13 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 16 8 8 .500 2.0 72 82 -10 W1 3-5 5-3 3 8 15 -- dnq
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 3.0 73 87 -14 L2 3-3 3-5 4 10 18 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 15 12 3 .800 0.0 85 38 47 W6 4-2 8-1 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 15 10 5 .667 2.0 62 48 14 L1 3-3 7-2 2 5 6 -- Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 13 5 8 .385 6.0 61 82 -21 L2 2-5 3-3 3 9 21 -- dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 14 4 10 .286 7.5 47 58 -11 L1 3-6 1-4 4 11 26 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 14 4 10 .286 7.5 38 62 -24 W1 3-6 1-4 5 12 25 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 0.0 63 55 8 L1 3-5 6-2 1 7 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 2.0 45 64 -19 L1 4-4 2-4 2 8 17 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 16 6 10 .375 3.0 59 98 -39 W1 2-8 4-2 3 10 23 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 14 4 10 .286 4.0 42 50 -8 L2 1-8 3-2 4 13 24 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 12 0 12 .000 7.0 31 64 -33 L12 0-6 0-6 5 14 28 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 14 11 3 .786 0.0 61 45 16 W7 5-0 6-3 1 2 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 14 10 4 .714 1.0 105 77 28 L1 6-2 4-2 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 14 10 4 .714 1.0 59 39 20 W2 3-1 7-3 3 4 4 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 13 8 5 .615 2.5 63 41 22 W1 3-1 5-4 4 6 9 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Clemente Alvarez Chicago White Sox Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Kevin Tolar New York Mets Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Salomon Torres Montreal Expos Hist Claimed on waivers from Mariners by Expos
Will Clark Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Paul Spoljaric Toronto Blue Jays Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)