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Monday, August 18,1997

Monday, August 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 Aug 18,1997 Pittsburgh Pirates  7  Florida Marlins  2  box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Esteban Loaiza Antonio Alfonseca -- 30,200 3:01
1997 reg season Aug 18,1997 San Francisco Giants  3  Philadelphia Phillies  12  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Matt Beech Mark Gardner -- 15,478 2:52
1997 reg season Aug 18,1997 Anaheim Angels  1  Baltimore Orioles  2  box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Alan Mills Dennis Springer -- 47,804 3:21
1997 reg season Aug 18,1997 Seattle Mariners  0  Chicago White Sox  5  box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Scott Eyre Felipe Lira Keith Foulke 31,441 2:46
1997 reg season Aug 18,1997 Toronto Blue Jays  3  Cleveland Indians  5  box | pbp Progressive Field Orel Hershiser Woody Williams Jose Mesa 42,471 2:34
1997 reg season Aug 18,1997 Milwaukee Brewers  8  Texas Rangers  5  box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Scott Karl Tanyon Sturtze Doug Jones 0 2:49
1997 reg season Aug 18,1997 Milwaukee Brewers  0  Texas Rangers  2  box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Rick Helling Joel Adamson John Wetteland 28,637 2:13
7 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 120 77 43 .642 0.0 618 458 160 W3 41-21 36-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 122 73 49 .598 5.0 658 500 158 W1 35-23 38-26 2 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 125 62 63 .496 17.5 702 673 29 W4 29-28 33-35 3 6 13 -- dnq
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 122 59 63 .484 19.0 489 508 -19 L1 28-31 31-32 4 9 19 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 123 57 66 .463 21.5 611 622 -11 W1 24-35 33-31 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 121 64 57 .529 0.0 652 626 26 W1 29-26 35-31 1 5 11 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 123 60 63 .488 5.0 586 617 -31 W2 28-34 32-29 2 8 16 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 123 60 63 .488 5.0 534 580 -46 L1 23-41 37-22 3 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 120 51 69 .425 12.5 545 608 -63 L1 25-37 26-32 4 12 24 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 123 51 72 .415 14.0 584 659 -75 L9 25-35 26-37 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 124 69 55 .556 0.0 706 641 65 L2 36-29 33-26 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 124 68 56 .548 1.0 652 596 56 L3 31-34 37-22 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 125 60 65 .480 9.5 605 628 -23 W1 30-32 30-33 3 10 20 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 125 50 75 .400 19.5 577 716 -139 L2 23-43 27-32 4 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 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 125 76 49 .608 0.0 605 448 157 L1 38-26 38-23 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 123 71 52 .577 4.0 538 504 34 L1 32-30 39-22 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 123 67 56 .545 8.0 577 537 40 L3 31-35 36-21 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 122 61 61 .500 13.5 536 551 -15 L1 25-34 36-27 4 7 12 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 121 45 76 .372 29.0 498 669 -171 W1 21-44 24-32 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 Houston Astros franchise | log 124 66 58 .532 0.0 588 517 71 W1 31-32 35-26 1 6 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 124 61 63 .492 5.0 541 588 -47 W1 32-35 29-28 2 8 14 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 123 56 67 .455 9.5 489 490 -1 W1 23-37 33-30 3 11 22 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 122 54 68 .443 11.0 475 571 -96 W1 23-36 31-32 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 125 50 75 .400 16.5 514 581 -67 W1 19-45 31-30 5 13 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 West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 126 70 56 .556 0.0 595 604 -9 L1 32-28 38-28 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 124 67 57 .540 2.0 544 469 75 L1 27-31 40-26 2 5 9 -- dnq
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 124 60 64 .484 9.0 699 710 -11 W3 25-38 35-26 3 9 17 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 124 60 64 .484 9.0 620 667 -47 L1 30-29 30-35 4 10 18 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Mike Wuertz Chicago Cubs Hist Signed out of draft (Minnesota HS)
Bob Tewksbury Montreal Expos Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)