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Thursday, July 3,1997

Thursday, July 3,1997

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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 Jul 3,1997 Cincinnati Reds  4  Houston Astros  3  box | pbp Astrodome John Smiley Ramon Garcia Jeff Shaw 14,708 2:33
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 Atlanta Braves  15  Montreal Expos  2  box | pbp Stade Olympique John Smoltz Jim Bullinger -- 18,064 2:37
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 Florida Marlins  10  New York Mets  4  box | pbp Shea Stadium Livan Hernandez Armando Reynoso -- 18,134 3:04
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 Chicago Cubs  5  Philadelphia Phillies  4  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Geremi Gonzalez Curt Schilling Mel Rojas 40,213 2:55
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 Seattle Mariners  8  San Diego Padres  10  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Rich Batchelor Greg McCarthy Trevor Hoffman 46,483 3:23
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 Oakland Athletics  4  San Francisco Giants  6  box | pbp Candlestick Park Doug Creek Brad Rigby Rod Beck 47,719 2:35
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 Pittsburgh Pirates  6  St. Louis Cardinals  4  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Esteban Loaiza Fernando Valenzuela Rich Loiselle 30,753 3:09
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 Los Angeles Dodgers  8  Anaheim Angels  2  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Hideo Nomo Allen Watson -- 35,295 3:33
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 Boston Red Sox  4  Chicago White Sox  1  box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Aaron Sele Doug Drabek -- 20,521 2:18
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 Baltimore Orioles  10  Detroit Tigers  1  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jimmy Key Felipe Lira -- 13,209 2:36
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 Minnesota Twins  8  Milwaukee Brewers  5  box | pbp County Stadium Brad Radke Jeff D'Amico Rick Aguilera 13,617 3:12
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 Colorado Rockies  3  Texas Rangers  8  box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Darren Oliver Kevin Ritz -- 38,907 2:32
1997 reg season Jul 3,1997 New York Yankees  3  Toronto Blue Jays  1  box | pbp Rogers Centre David Wells Woody Williams Mariano Rivera 31,227 2:54
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 81 54 27 .667 0.0 424 297 127 W4 29-14 25-13 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 82 47 35 .573 7.5 439 359 80 W1 24-17 23-18 2 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 80 38 42 .475 15.5 313 340 -27 L1 20-14 18-28 3 8 18 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 81 38 43 .469 16.0 421 389 32 L1 15-21 23-22 4 9 19 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 83 38 45 .458 17.0 452 467 -15 W1 19-21 19-24 5 11 21 -- 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 Cleveland Indians franchise | log 77 41 36 .532 0.0 436 413 23 L1 20-20 21-16 1 4 9 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 82 40 42 .488 3.5 401 414 -13 L4 17-23 23-19 2 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 80 37 43 .463 5.5 363 398 -35 L4 12-30 25-13 3 10 20 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 79 36 43 .456 6.0 363 378 -15 L5 17-22 19-21 4 12 22 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 82 36 46 .439 7.5 402 433 -31 W1 17-22 19-24 5 13 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 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 84 48 36 .571 0.0 498 455 43 L2 24-18 24-18 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 83 42 41 .506 5.5 422 418 4 L2 19-25 23-16 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 82 41 41 .500 6.0 399 395 4 W2 18-21 23-20 3 6 13 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 86 36 50 .419 13.0 420 510 -90 L1 17-31 19-19 4 14 26 -- 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 84 55 29 .655 0.0 437 292 145 W3 30-16 25-13 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 83 50 33 .602 4.5 359 322 37 W2 26-20 24-13 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 83 46 37 .554 8.5 378 365 13 L2 17-21 29-16 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 83 45 38 .542 9.5 393 360 33 L4 21-22 24-16 4 5 8 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 82 23 59 .280 31.0 290 475 -185 L10 10-34 13-25 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 Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 83 41 42 .494 0.0 356 320 36 L1 17-26 24-16 1 8 14 Yes dnq
1997 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 85 41 44 .482 1.0 370 370 0 L1 19-25 22-19 2 9 16 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 83 40 43 .482 1.0 349 385 -36 W4 20-22 20-21 3 10 17 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 83 37 46 .446 4.0 322 395 -73 W4 15-25 22-21 4 12 24 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 84 35 49 .417 6.5 349 376 -27 W4 13-32 22-17 5 13 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 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 84 48 36 .571 0.0 370 400 -30 W1 21-16 27-20 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 85 43 42 .506 5.5 500 483 17 L3 20-25 23-17 2 6 11 -- dnq
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 84 42 42 .500 6.0 348 323 25 W3 15-22 27-20 3 7 12 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 84 38 46 .452 10.0 433 475 -42 W2 18-21 20-25 4 11 23 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Scott Linebrink San Francisco Giants Minors Signed out of draft (Texas State)
Scott Linebrink San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (Texas State)
Todd Sears Colorado Rockies Hist Signed out of draft (Nebraska)
Greg Cadaret -- Hist Released by Indians
Aquilino Lopez Seattle Mariners Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Angel Miranda Cleveland Indians Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Darrin Fletcher Montreal Expos Hist Activated from Disabled List
Sterling Hitchcock San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
8 record(s)