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MLB Games on Wednesday April 16, 1997

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Cincinnati RedsNL1Atlanta BravesNL7Box | PBP938,411Turner FieldDay2:16Paul ByrdJohn Smiley---Blauser, Lofton
Colorado RockiesNL4Chicago CubsNL0Box | PBP913,890Wrigley FieldDay2:30Roger BaileyFrank Castillo------
St. Louis CardinalsNL1Florida MarlinsNL2Box | PBP922,293Joe Robbie StadiumNight2:53Pat RappDonovan OsborneRobb NenSheffield
Montreal ExposNL2Houston AstrosNL10Box | PBP914,046AstrodomeNight3:01Shane ReynoldsMarc Valdes---Hermanson
Los Angeles DodgersNL5New York MetsNL2Box | PBP913,759Shea StadiumDay2:54Pedro AstacioRick ReedTodd WorrellGuerrero, Karros
San Francisco GiantsNL6Philadelphia PhilliesNL5Box | PBP1012,109Veterans StadiumNight3:05Jim PooleReggie HarrisRod BeckHill (2), Lieberthal, Wilkins
San Diego PadresNL7Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Box | PBP96,777Three Rivers StadiumNight3:08Fernando ValenzuelaSteve CookeTrevor HoffmanAllensworth, Elster, Gwynn, Randa, Womack
Cleveland IndiansAL6Boston Red SoxAL11Box | PBP921,305Fenway ParkNight3:03Steve AveryChad Ogea---Naehring, Vaughn (2), Williams
Baltimore OriolesAL3Chicago White SoxAL9Box | PBP914,061Comiskey Park IINight2:44Doug DrabekShawn Boskie---Baines, Belle
Seattle MarinersAL7Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP98,090Tiger StadiumNight2:52Randy JohnsonA.J. Sager---Clark, Griffey, Nieves
Texas RangersAL2Kansas City RoyalsAL0Box | PBP912,239Kauffman StadiumNight2:41John BurkettJim PittsleyJohn WettelandStevens
New York YankeesAL4Milwaukee BrewersAL7Box | PBP97,263County StadiumNight3:13Jose MercedesDavid ConeDoug JonesBurnitz, Levis, Martinez
Anaheim AngelsAL2Minnesota TwinsAL4Box | PBP911,517Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeNight2:39Rich RobertsonAllen WatsonRick AguileraEdmonds
Oakland AthleticsAL3Toronto Blue JaysAL4Box | PBP926,139SkyDomeNight2:48Tim CrabtreeBilly Taylor---McGwire
14 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Wednesday, April 16, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East114Baltimore Orioles1293.750-6449153-36-01508961.593
AL East2411Boston Red Sox1486.5712.08863254-44-21487078.473
AL East3916Detroit Tigers1578.4673.58996-73-54-31477275.490
AL East41118Toronto Blue Jays1156.4553.5433492-13-51517180.470
AL East51322New York Yankees1459.3575.0746684-51-41489157.615
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central1310Milwaukee Brewers1064.600-363062-24-21517279.477
AL Central2613Kansas City Royals1266.5001.0555054-32-31496188.409
AL Central3815Minnesota Twins1477.5001.06980-112-55-21486187.412
AL Central41221Cleveland Indians1358.3852.58297-154-51-31488167.547
AL Central51424Chicago White Sox1349.3083.56074-142-52-41487672.514
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West127Seattle Mariners1495.643-857965-14-41488167.547
AL West2512Texas Rangers1165.5451.54445-12-34-21517180.470
AL West3714Oakland Athletics1477.5002.05972-132-45-31485890.392
AL West41017Anaheim Angels1367.4622.57083-133-23-51497871.523
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Atlanta Braves14113.786-7138333-28-11489058.608
NL East246Florida Marlins1394.6921.55642143-26-21498366.557
NL East3919Montreal Expos1257.4175.05874-162-43-31507377.487
NL East41226New York Mets14410.2867.04758-113-61-41488464.568
NL East51327Philadelphia Phillies13310.2317.53059-293-60-41496584.436
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central179Houston Astros1596.600-6050103-46-21477572.510
NL Central2820Pittsburgh Pirates1257.4172.54156-154-41-31507476.493
NL Central31023Cincinnati Reds1459.3573.55194-431-74-21487177.480
NL Central41125St. Louis Cardinals1349.3084.04148-71-73-21496980.463
NL Central51428Chicago Cubs12012.0007.53164-330-60-61506882.453
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West132Colorado Rockies13103.769-10563426-24-11497376.490
NL West223San Francisco Giants13103.769-5641155-05-31498069.537
NL West355Los Angeles Dodgers1394.6921.05436183-16-31497970.530
NL West468San Diego Padres1385.6152.06341223-15-41496881.456
28 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season