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Wednesday April 2,1997This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1997-04-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies3Cincinnati Reds5BoxDave BurbaBill SwiftJeff Shaw
Chicago Cubs3Florida Marlins4BoxAl LeiterSteve TrachselRobb Nen
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros4BoxMike HamptonGreg MadduxBilly Wagner
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxHideo NomoCalvin MaduroDarren Dreifort
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos4BoxJeff JudenMark PetkovsekLee Smith
New York Mets5San Diego Padres6BoxSean BergmanRicardo Jordan(none)
Boston Red Sox6Anaheim Angels5BoxPat MahomesTroy PercivalHeathcliff Slocumb
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles4BoxJimmy KeyJamie WalkerRandy Myers
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins7BoxRick AguileraTodd Jones(none)
Cleveland Indians9Oakland Athletics7BoxSteve KlineDon WengertPaul Shuey
New York Yankees16Seattle Mariners2BoxAndy PettitteScott Sanders(none)
Chicago White Sox1Toronto Blue Jays6BoxRoger ClemensWilson Alvarez(none)

Standings as of 1997-04-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1210Baltimore Orioles1101.000--4220-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1619764.602
239Boston Red Sox1101.000--6511-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1617784.478
4713Toronto Blue Jays211.5000.511740-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1607585.469
3915New York Yankees211.5000.5186121-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1609565.594
51324Detroit Tigers202.0001.51114-30-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1607981.494
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
245Minnesota Twins2201.0000.5141130-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1606694.413
156Cleveland Indians1101.000--9721-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1608575.531
3817Chicago White Sox211.5000.5711-41-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1597980.497
51122Milwaukee Brewers101.0001.026-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1607882.488
41223Kansas City Royals101.0001.024-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1606793.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1111Texas Rangers1101.000--6240-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1617685.472
2616Seattle Mariners211.5000.5618-120-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1608971.556
31428Anaheim Angels101.0001.056-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1618477.522
41020Oakland Athletics101.0001.079-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1616596.404
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
143Florida Marlins2201.000--8530-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1609070.563
218Montreal Expos2201.000--6240-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1607684.475
3812Philadelphia Phillies211.5001.045-11-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1606793.419
51021New York Mets202.0002.01018-80-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1608872.550
41127Atlanta Braves202.0002.046-20-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field16010159.631
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
252Houston Astros2201.000--6420-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1608278.513
364Pittsburgh Pirates1101.0000.55231-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1617883.484
127Cincinnati Reds2201.000--16790-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1607486.463
51418St. Louis Cardinals202.0002.026-40-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1607387.456
41326Chicago Cubs202.0002.058-30-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1606892.425
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
131San Diego Padres2201.000--181080-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1607486.463
2714Los Angeles Dodgers211.5001.05410-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1608773.544
4919San Francisco Giants101.0001.525-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1619071.559
31225Colorado Rockies202.0002.0716-90-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1608377.519


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alvaro EspinozaSS-3B35.042Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.