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Wednesday, October 8,1997

Wednesday, October 8,1997

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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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 playoffs Oct 8,1997 Florida Marlins  1  Atlanta Braves  7  box | pbp Turner Field Tom Glavine Alex Fernandez -- 48,933 2:51
1997 playoffs Oct 8,1997 Cleveland Indians  0  Baltimore Orioles  3  box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Scott Erickson Chad Ogea Randy Myers 49,029 2:33
2 record(s)
1997 Final Standings
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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 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 162 98 64 .605 0.0 812 681 131 W2 52-29 46-35 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 162 96 66 .593 2.0 891 688 203 W5 49-33 47-33 2 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 162 79 83 .488 19.0 784 790 -6 L5 37-44 42-39 3 7 14 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 162 78 84 .481 20.0 851 857 -6 L3 39-42 39-42 4 9 18 -- dnq
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 162 76 86 .469 22.0 654 694 -40 W4 34-47 42-39 5 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 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 161 86 75 .534 0.0 868 815 53 L2 42-38 44-37 1 4 9 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 161 80 81 .497 6.0 779 833 -54 W1 35-45 45-36 2 6 13 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 161 78 83 .484 8.0 681 742 -61 L2 31-50 47-33 3 8 16 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 162 68 94 .420 18.5 772 861 -89 W2 33-48 35-46 4 12 26 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 161 67 94 .416 19.0 747 820 -73 L1 34-47 33-47 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 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 162 90 72 .556 0.0 925 833 92 L1 45-36 45-36 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 162 84 78 .519 6.0 829 794 35 L1 38-42 46-36 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 162 77 85 .475 13.0 807 823 -16 W1 38-43 39-42 3 10 19 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 162 65 97 .401 25.0 764 946 -182 W1 30-51 35-46 4 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 162 101 61 .623 0.0 791 581 210 L2 51-30 50-31 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 162 92 70 .568 9.0 740 669 71 L4 40-41 52-29 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 162 88 74 .543 13.0 777 709 68 W2 38-43 50-31 3 5 7 -- dnq
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 162 78 84 .481 23.0 691 740 -49 L1 33-48 45-36 4 9 17 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 162 68 94 .420 33.0 668 840 -172 W3 30-51 38-43 5 13 24 -- 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 162 84 78 .519 0.0 777 660 117 L1 38-43 46-35 1 6 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 162 79 83 .488 5.0 725 760 -35 W1 36-45 43-38 2 8 15 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 162 76 86 .469 8.0 651 764 -113 W1 36-45 40-41 3 10 22 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 162 73 89 .451 11.0 689 708 -19 W2 32-49 41-40 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 162 68 94 .420 16.0 687 759 -72 L2 26-55 42-39 5 14 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 West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 162 90 72 .556 0.0 784 793 -9 L1 42-39 48-33 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 162 88 74 .543 2.0 742 645 97 L1 41-40 47-34 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 162 83 79 .512 7.0 923 908 15 W1 36-45 47-34 3 7 12 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 162 76 86 .469 14.0 795 891 -96 W1 37-44 39-42 4 11 21 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Scott Aldred -- Hist Granted free agency
Tommy Greene -- Hist Released by Astros
Trenidad Hubbard -- Hist Granted free agency
Sherman Obando -- Hist Granted free agency
Dave Silvestri -- Hist Granted free agency
Mark Lemke Boston Red Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
John Jaha Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Roger Cedeno Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Steve Sparks Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bill Simas Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
Todd Greene Anaheim Angels Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jay Payton New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Chuck Finley Anaheim Angels Hist Activated from Disabled List
Damon Mashore Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
Luis Sojo New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
Herbert Perry Detroit Tigers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Brian Jordan Pensacola Hist Activated from Disabled List
Paul Wilson New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Randy Velarde Anaheim Angels Hist Activated from Disabled List
Armando Reynoso New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ariel Prieto Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
Barry Larkin Cincinnati Reds Hist Activated from Disabled List
Tim Bogar Houston Astros Hist Activated from Disabled List
Pedro Borbon Atlanta Braves Hist Activated from Disabled List
Karim Garcia Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Activated from Disabled List
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Alan Benes St. Louis Cardinals Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jose Canseco Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
Rocky Coppinger Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
Matt Mantei Florida Marlins Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jose Rijo Cincinnati Reds Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jeff Brantley Cincinnati Reds Hist Activated from Disabled List
Scott Ruffcorn Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mike Bielecki Atlanta Braves Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jaime Bluma Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
Billy Brewer Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Will Clark Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Tim Davis Seattle Mariners Hist Activated from Disabled List
John Ericks Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Activated from Disabled List
Tommy Greene Houston Astros Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mark Gubicza Anaheim Angels Hist Activated from Disabled List
Xavier Hernandez Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Rick Honeycutt St. Louis Cardinals Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mark Langston Anaheim Angels Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ben McDonald Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jack McDowell Cleveland Indians Hist Activated from Disabled List
Roberto Mejia St. Louis Cardinals Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ray Montgomery Houston Astros Hist Activated from Disabled List
Tim Naehring Boston Red Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
Marc Newfield Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Warren Newson Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Sherman Obando Montreal Expos Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mark Portugal Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Kevin Ritz Colorado Rockies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bruce Ruffin Colorado Rockies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Danny Tartabull Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mark Thompson Colorado Rockies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Andy Tomberlin New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ricky Trlicek New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Terrell Wade Atlanta Braves Hist Activated from Disabled List
Derek Wallace New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Steve Wojciechowski Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
61 record(s)