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Monday April 28,1997This 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 -- Boxscores -- Leaders -- Transactions -- Births -- Deaths

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Month Day Year

Games on 1997-04-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers0Atlanta Braves14BoxTom GlavineRamon Martinez(none)
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs5BoxTerry MulhollandDustin HermansonMel Rojas
New York Mets15Cincinnati Reds2BoxRick ReedJohn Smiley(none)
San Diego Padres9Florida Marlins12BoxFelix HerediaTim ScottRobb Nen
Colorado Rockies7Houston Astros6BoxJeff McCurryBilly WagnerBruce Ruffin
Pittsburgh Pirates9Philadelphia Phillies4BoxMarc WilkinsMike Mimbs(none)
San Francisco Giants2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxAndy BenesWilliam VanLandinghamDennis Eckersley
Texas Rangers8Milwaukee Brewers14BoxBen McDonaldDarren Oliver(none)
Seattle Mariners5New York Yankees6BoxJeff NelsonBobby AyalaMariano Rivera

Standings as of 1997-04-28

TopRecord 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
2511Boston Red Sox231211.5223.0131117147-75-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1396673.475
3612New York Yankees251312.5203.0148112367-76-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1378354.606
41118Toronto Blue Jays211011.4764.0938765-45-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1416675.468
51323Detroit Tigers251015.4006.0130148-185-95-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1376968.504
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Milwaukee Brewers211110.524--104111-73-68-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1406773.479
2917Cleveland Indians231112.4781.0148157-97-74-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1387563.543
31019Kansas City Royals211011.4761.010610337-63-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1405783.407
41220Minnesota Twins241113.4581.5117136-195-86-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1385781.413
51427Chicago White Sox23716.3045.0102131-294-83-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1387365.529
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Seattle Mariners251510.600--15214398-37-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1377562.547
237Texas Rangers22139.5910.51039496-47-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1406476.457
4713Oakland Athletics241212.5002.5113132-194-68-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1385385.384
3815Anaheim Angels221111.5002.5117120-34-47-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1407367.521
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves23185.783--12664626-412-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1398356.597
245Florida Marlins23149.6094.0999093-711-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1397861.561
3714Montreal Expos221111.5006.5103109-64-77-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1406773.479
4921New York Mets241014.4178.510794135-85-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1387860.565
51225Philadelphia Phillies22715.31810.577109-325-82-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1406179.436
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Houston Astros241410.583--10483217-57-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1387068.507
2610Pittsburgh Pirates231211.5221.588109-217-65-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1396772.482
31124St. Louis Cardinals23914.3914.57178-74-105-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1396475.460
41326Cincinnati Reds23716.3046.590153-632-125-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1396970.496
51428Chicago Cubs23518.2178.576114-382-103-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1396376.453
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Colorado Rockies22166.727--159112479-37-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1406773.479
222San Francisco Giants22166.727--8166157-29-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1407466.529
3816Los Angeles Dodgers221111.5005.07581-63-58-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1407763.550
41022San Diego Padres22913.4097.0979163-56-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1406773.479

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eric AnthonyRF-LF29.172Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers.