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Sunday April 27,1997This 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 1997-04-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres0Atlanta Braves2BoxGreg MadduxFernando Valenzuela(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Chicago Cubs0BoxJason SchmidtAmaury Telemaco(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Florida Marlins4BoxMark HuttonDarren Hall(none)
San Francisco Giants3Houston Astros2BoxOsvaldo FernandezShane ReynoldsRod Beck
New York Mets5Montreal Expos3BoxGreg McMichaelLee SmithJohn Franco
Colorado Rockies2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxDonovan OsborneMark Thompson(none)
Detroit Tigers5Anaheim Angels6BoxMike JamesMike Myers(none)
Boston Red Sox13Baltimore Orioles7BoxButch HenryArthur Rhodes(none)
Cleveland Indians5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxDoug JonesEric Plunk(none)
Texas Rangers7Minnesota Twins3BoxDanny PattersonDan Naulty(none)
Chicago White Sox1New York Yankees7BoxAndy PettitteDoug Drabek(none)
Kansas City Royals7Oakland Athletics1BoxTim BelcherMike Mohler(none)
Seattle Mariners2Toronto Blue Jays1BoxRandy JohnsonRobert PersonNorm Charlton

Standings as of 1997-04-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Baltimore Orioles21147.667--11487275-49-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1418457.596
2411Boston Red Sox231211.5223.0131117147-75-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1396673.475
3712New York Yankees241212.5003.5142107357-75-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1388454.609
41118Toronto Blue Jays211011.4764.0938765-45-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1416675.468
51322Detroit Tigers251015.4006.0130148-185-95-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1376968.504
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1816Milwaukee Brewers201010.500--90103-133-67-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1416873.482
2917Cleveland Indians231112.4780.5148157-97-74-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1387563.543
31019Kansas City Royals211011.4760.510610337-63-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1405783.407
41220Minnesota Twins241113.4581.0117136-195-86-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1385781.413
51427Chicago White Sox23716.3044.5102131-294-83-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1387365.529
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners24159.625--147137108-27-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1387563.543
236Texas Rangers21138.6190.59580156-37-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1416477.454
4613Oakland Athletics241212.5003.0113132-194-68-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1385385.384
3515Anaheim Angels221111.5003.0117120-34-47-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1407367.521
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves22175.773--11264486-411-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1408456.600
258Florida Marlins22139.5914.0878163-710-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1407961.564
3610Montreal Expos211110.5245.5101104-34-67-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1416774.475
41023New York Mets23914.3918.5929204-85-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1397960.568
51225Philadelphia Phillies21714.3339.573100-275-82-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1416180.433
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Houston Astros23149.609--9876227-57-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1397069.504
2814Pittsburgh Pirates221111.5002.579105-266-65-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1406872.486
31124St. Louis Cardinals22814.3645.56676-104-104-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1406575.464
41326Cincinnati Reds22715.3186.588138-502-125-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1406971.493
51428Chicago Cubs22418.1829.571112-412-102-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1406476.457
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Francisco Giants21165.762--7961187-19-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1417467.525
233Colorado Rockies21156.7141.0152106468-37-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1416873.482
379Los Angeles Dodgers211110.5245.0756783-48-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1417764.546
4921San Diego Padres21912.4297.0887993-46-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1416774.475