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Wednesday, April 23,1997

Wednesday, April 23,1997

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • 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.
year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Florida Marlins  3  Colorado Rockies  7  box | pbp Coors Field Jamey Wright Kevin Brown Bruce Ruffin 50,017 2:50
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 St. Louis Cardinals  1  Los Angeles Dodgers  2  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Mark Guthrie Mark Petkovsek Todd Worrell 30,434 2:34
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Chicago Cubs  3  Montreal Expos  4  box | pbp Stade Olympique Jim Bullinger Terry Mulholland Lee Smith 11,807 2:47
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Cincinnati Reds  2  New York Mets  10  box | pbp Shea Stadium Mark Clark Mike Morgan -- 26,492 2:33
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Philadelphia Phillies  2  Pittsburgh Pirates  3  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Ricardo Rincon Jerry Spradlin -- 8,850 2:42
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Houston Astros  11  San Diego Padres  7  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Ramon Garcia Tim Worrell -- 15,534 3:09
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Atlanta Braves  3  San Francisco Giants  4  box | pbp Candlestick Park Doug Henry Alan Embree -- 17,050 2:37
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Toronto Blue Jays  4  Anaheim Angels  5  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Rich DeLucia Paul Spoljaric -- 13,117 3:13
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Chicago White Sox  11  Baltimore Orioles  9  box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Tony Castillo Armando Benitez Roberto Hernandez 42,902 3:56
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Boston Red Sox  7  Cleveland Indians  11  box | pbp Progressive Field Jack McDowell Ricky Trlicek -- 42,430 3:27
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Milwaukee Brewers  5  New York Yankees  10  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Kenny Rogers Ben McDonald Graeme Lloyd 22,704 3:04
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Minnesota Twins  1  Oakland Athletics  6  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Ariel Prieto Rich Robertson Aaron Small 8,494 2:36
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Kansas City Royals  12  Seattle Mariners  10  box | pbp Kingdome Randy Veres Edwin Hurtado Hipolito Pichardo 21,855 3:16
1997 reg season Apr 23,1997 Detroit Tigers  1  Texas Rangers  2  box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington John Wetteland Doug Brocail -- 35,230 2:21
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • 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.
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 17 12 5 .706 0.0 90 67 23 L1 5-4 7-1 1 1 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 19 10 9 .526 3.0 111 93 18 L1 5-5 5-4 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 18 9 9 .500 3.5 80 69 11 L1 5-4 4-5 3 6 16 -- dnq
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 21 10 11 .476 4.0 122 95 27 W3 7-7 3-4 4 9 18 -- Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 21 9 12 .429 5.0 118 130 -12 L1 4-6 5-6 5 13 22 -- 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 Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 20 11 9 .550 0.0 99 105 -6 L1 5-7 6-2 1 3 8 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 16 8 8 .500 1.0 68 73 -5 L4 3-6 5-2 2 8 17 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 19 9 10 .474 1.5 118 135 -17 W1 5-5 4-5 3 10 19 -- Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 18 8 10 .444 2.0 83 92 -9 W1 5-5 3-5 4 12 21 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 20 6 14 .300 5.0 90 111 -21 W1 3-6 3-8 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 21 13 8 .619 0.0 129 124 5 L1 6-1 7-7 1 2 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 17 9 8 .529 2.0 72 71 1 W1 3-3 6-5 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 20 10 10 .500 2.5 90 98 -8 W1 4-6 6-4 3 7 14 -- dnq
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 19 9 10 .474 3.0 103 110 -7 W1 4-4 5-6 4 11 20 -- 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 19 14 5 .737 0.0 102 58 44 L1 6-4 8-1 1 2 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 19 10 9 .526 4.0 71 73 -2 L5 3-7 7-2 2 6 10 -- Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 18 9 9 .500 4.5 86 97 -11 W4 4-6 5-3 3 9 15 -- dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 20 8 12 .400 6.5 85 77 8 W2 3-6 5-6 4 10 23 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 19 6 13 .316 8.0 61 83 -22 L1 4-7 2-6 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 20 13 7 .650 0.0 91 67 24 W4 7-5 6-2 1 4 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 18 9 9 .500 3.0 61 84 -23 W1 4-4 5-5 2 8 13 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 19 7 12 .368 5.5 54 65 -11 L1 4-10 3-2 3 11 24 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 20 6 14 .300 7.0 71 126 -55 L4 2-12 4-2 4 13 26 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 18 2 16 .111 10.0 50 94 -44 L2 2-10 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 18 14 4 .778 0.0 70 54 16 W1 5-0 9-4 1 1 1 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 18 13 5 .722 1.0 141 94 47 W3 6-2 7-3 2 3 3 Yes dnq
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 18 11 7 .611 3.0 67 51 16 W1 3-1 8-6 3 5 7 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 18 9 9 .500 5.0 82 69 13 L2 3-1 6-8 4 7 12 -- dnq
28 record(s)