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Friday April 11,1997This 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 1997-04-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins10Cincinnati Reds0BoxPat RappJohn Smiley(none)
San Diego Padres8Philadelphia Phillies3BoxSterling HitchcockCurt Schilling(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxRamon MartinezFrancisco Cordova(none)
Houston Astros2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRich BatchelorShane ReynoldsDennis Eckersley
Texas Rangers3Baltimore Orioles9BoxMike MussinaJohn Burkett(none)
Seattle Mariners5Boston Red Sox3BoxRandy JohnsonSteve AveryNorm Charlton
Anaheim Angels3Cleveland Indians15BoxChad OgeaMark Gubicza(none)
Chicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers5BoxOmar OlivaresDoug DrabekTodd Jones
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees1BoxAaron SmallJeff Nelson(none)

Standings as of 1997-04-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles862.750--453783-23-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1549262.597
2310Toronto Blue Jays743.5711.53018122-02-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1557283.465
3815Detroit Tigers1055.5002.0716832-43-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1527478.487
5918New York Yankees945.4442.55739184-40-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1539261.601
41017Boston Red Sox945.4442.5524844-40-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1537479.484
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2611Minnesota Twins954.556--5059-91-24-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1536390.412
1513Cleveland Indians954.556--686444-41-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1528171.533
3714Milwaukee Brewers633.5000.51821-32-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1557580.484
41120Kansas City Royals734.4291.0332942-31-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1546490.416
51426Chicago White Sox826.2502.53551-161-21-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1537875.510
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Oakland Athletics963.667--444401-05-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1535994.386
2412Seattle Mariners954.5561.05863-51-04-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1538568.556
31219Texas Rangers734.4292.0343311-22-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1557481.477
41324Anaheim Angels936.3333.04970-210-13-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1538172.529
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Florida Marlins981.889--4624223-05-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1538469.549
245Atlanta Braves963.6672.03827111-25-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1539558.621
3921Montreal Expos734.4294.02534-90-13-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1557580.484
41023New York Mets936.3335.03138-73-60-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1538568.556
51225Philadelphia Phillies1037.3005.52042-223-60-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1526587.428
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
178Houston Astros1064.600--322841-35-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1527874.513
2816Pittsburgh Pirates945.4441.52833-54-40-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1537578.490
31122Cincinnati Reds936.3332.53764-271-42-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1537380.477
41327St. Louis Cardinals826.2503.01830-120-62-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1547183.461
51428Chicago Cubs808.0005.01942-230-60-2L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1546886.442
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Colorado Rockies862.750--6632344-22-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1547777.500
234Los Angeles Dodgers1073.700--3524111-06-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1528171.533
357San Francisco Giants853.6251.0272340-05-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1548569.552
469San Diego Padres1064.6001.05132191-05-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1527082.461


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gustavo EscobarIF17.072Signed as nondrafted free agent by Cardinals 
Mike MadduxP35.227Signed as Free Agent by Mariners. 
Rolando VallesP17.259Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros