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Games on 1997-04-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds0Atlanta Braves3BoxJohn SmoltzKent Mercker(none)
Colorado Rockies10Chicago Cubs7BoxMark ThompsonKevin Foster(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Florida Marlins3BoxBrady RaggioAlex Fernandez(none)
Montreal Expos7Houston Astros5BoxPedro MartinezChris Holt(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0New York Mets5BoxArmando ReynosoIsmael ValdezToby Borland
San Francisco Giants8Philadelphia Phillies4BoxWilliam VanLandinghamBobby Munoz(none)
San Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJohn EricksAndy Ashby(none)
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles3BoxScott KamienieckiScott AldredRandy Myers
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox7BoxAaron SeleSteve Karsay(none)
Seattle Mariners8Cleveland Indians4BoxBob WellsMichael JacksonNorm Charlton
Detroit Tigers3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxWillie BlairScott KarlTodd Jones
Anaheim Angels6New York Yankees5BoxShigetoshi HasegawaMariano RiveraMike James
Chicago White Sox2Texas Rangers5BoxBobby WittJames BaldwinJohn Wetteland
Kansas City Royals7Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJose RosadoJuan GuzmanHipolito Pichardo

Standings as of 1997-04-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1192.818--6140213-26-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1518962.589
2513Boston Red Sox1376.5383.07757204-43-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1497178.477
3916Detroit Tigers1477.5003.58689-33-54-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1487276.486
41221Toronto Blue Jays1046.4004.5393182-12-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1527280.474
51323New York Yankees1358.3855.07059114-41-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1499158.611
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310Milwaukee Brewers954.556--292632-23-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1527379.480
2411Kansas City Royals1165.545--554874-32-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1506189.407
31017Minnesota Twins1367.4621.06578-132-54-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1496287.416
41120Cleveland Indians1257.4171.57686-104-41-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1498168.544
51427Chicago White Sox1239.2503.55171-202-51-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1497772.517
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Seattle Mariners1385.615--787624-14-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1498267.550
2612Oakland Athletics1376.5381.05668-122-35-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1495891.389
3815Anaheim Angels1266.5001.56879-113-13-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1507872.520
4714Texas Rangers1055.5001.54245-31-34-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1527280.474
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves13103.769--6437273-27-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1499158.611
246Florida Marlins1284.6671.55441133-25-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1508466.560
3919Montreal Expos1156.4554.05664-82-33-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1517378.483
41225New York Mets1349.3086.04553-83-61-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1498465.564
51326Philadelphia Phillies1239.2506.52553-283-60-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1506585.433
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
179Houston Astros1486.571--504823-45-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1487672.514
2818Pittsburgh Pirates1156.4551.53649-134-41-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1517477.490
31022Cincinnati Reds1358.3852.55087-371-64-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1497178.477
41124St. Louis Cardinals1248.3333.04046-61-63-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1506981.460
51428Chicago Cubs11011.0006.53160-290-60-5L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1516883.450
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Colorado Rockies1293.750--10163385-24-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1507476.493
224San Francisco Giants1293.750--5036144-05-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1508169.540
355Los Angeles Dodgers1284.6671.04934152-16-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1508070.533
468San Diego Padres1275.5832.05636202-15-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1506981.460


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Carlos HernandezP16.358Signed as nondrafted free agent by Astros