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Thursday April 3,1997This 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.

1997 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1997-04-03

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies7Cincinnati Reds1BoxMark ThompsonPete Schourek(none)
Chicago Cubs2Florida Marlins8BoxAlex FernandezFrank Castillo(none)
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros2BoxTom GlavineDarryl KileMark Wohlers
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxIsmael ValdezMark LeiterTodd Worrell
St. Louis Cardinals4Montreal Expos9BoxCarlos PerezAlan Benes(none)
New York Mets4San Diego Padres1BoxBobby JonesFernando ValenzuelaJohn Franco
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants7BoxOsvaldo FernandezSteve CookeRod Beck
Boston Red Sox0Anaheim Angels2BoxJason DicksonTim Wakefield(none)
Kansas City Royals4Baltimore Orioles6BoxArthur RhodesJeff MontgomeryRandy Myers
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins10BoxTodd RitchieWillie BlairDan Naulty
Cleveland Indians4Oakland Athletics5BoxRichie LewisEric PlunkBilly Taylor

Standings as of 1997-04-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles2201.000--10640-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1609664.600
4816Toronto Blue Jays211.5001.011740-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1607585.469
3710New York Yankees211.5001.0186121-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1609565.594
21117Boston Red Sox211.5001.067-11-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1607783.481
51324Detroit Tigers303.0002.51724-70-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1597980.497
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
131Minnesota Twins3301.000--241770-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1596594.409
3919Cleveland Indians211.5001.5131211-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1598574.535
21018Chicago White Sox211.5001.5711-41-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1597980.497
51428Milwaukee Brewers101.0002.026-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1607882.488
41226Kansas City Royals202.0002.5610-40-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1596792.421
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Texas Rangers1101.000--6240-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1617685.472
2415Anaheim Angels211.5000.57610-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1608377.519
4514Seattle Mariners211.5000.5618-120-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1608971.556
3611Oakland Athletics211.5000.51213-10-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1606496.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Florida Marlins3301.000--16790-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1598970.560
214Montreal Expos3301.000--15690-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1597584.472
41022New York Mets312.3332.01419-51-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1598772.547
31123Atlanta Braves312.3332.078-11-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field15910059.629
5921Philadelphia Phillies312.3332.057-21-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1596792.421
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
259Houston Astros321.667--8710-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1598277.516
138Cincinnati Reds321.667--171430-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1597485.465
3812Pittsburgh Pirates211.5000.510911-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1607882.488
51427St. Louis Cardinals303.0002.0615-90-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1597386.459
41325Chicago Cubs303.0002.0716-90-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1596891.428
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
166Los Angeles Dodgers321.667--7520-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1598673.541
247San Diego Padres321.667--191450-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1597485.465
3713San Francisco Giants211.5000.5910-10-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1608971.556
41220Colorado Rockies312.3331.01417-31-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1598277.516

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason GrimsleyP29.240Signed as Free Agent by Brewers. 
Takashi KashiwadaP25.325Purchased by Mets from Yomiura Giants (Japan Central).