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MLB Games on Saturday May 17, 1997

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
St. Louis CardinalsNL6Atlanta BravesNL11Box | PBP948,366Turner FieldNight2:37John SmoltzMatt Morris---Blauser, Franklin, Gant, Lankford
San Francisco GiantsNL4Chicago CubsNL1Box | PBP934,309Wrigley FieldNight2:25Mark GardnerAmaury TelemacoRod BeckKent, Wilkins
San Diego PadresNL6Cincinnati RedsNL2Box | PBP921,469Cinergy FieldDay2:50Joey HamiltonKent MerckerTrevor HoffmanGwynn, Harris, Shipley
Los Angeles DodgersNL8Montreal ExposNL3Box | PBP928,871Olympic StadiumNight2:33Hideo NomoCarlos Perez------
Colorado RockiesNL1New York MetsNL3Box | PBP923,987Shea StadiumDay2:36Bobby JonesJohn ThomsonJohn FrancoGalarraga
Houston AstrosNL2Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Box | PBP917,138Veterans StadiumNight2:27Curt SchillingShane ReynoldsRicky BottalicoBagwell, Rolen
Florida MarlinsNL11Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Box | PBP932,066Three Rivers StadiumNight2:52Pat RappSteve Cooke---Rapp
Milwaukee BrewersAL5Anaheim AngelsAL6Box | PBP934,922Edison International FieldNight3:12Troy PercivalMike Fetters---Jaha, Williams
Detroit TigersAL9Kansas City RoyalsAL2Box | PBP922,891Kauffman StadiumNight2:53Tim PughJim Pittsley---Clark (2), Higginson, Hunter
Boston Red SoxAL4Minnesota TwinsAL0Box | PBP918,388Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeNight2:40Tom GordonBrad Radke---O'Leary
Chicago White SoxAL7Oakland AthleticsAL6Box | PBP920,140Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay3:05Danny DarwinSteve KarsayRoberto HernandezMartinez, McGwire, Spiezio
Baltimore OriolesAL4Seattle MarinersAL3Box | PBP957,304The KingdomeNight3:30Jimmy KeyScott SandersArmando BenitezRodriguez, Surhoff
New York YankeesAL11Texas RangersAL5Box | PBP946,625The Ballpark in ArlingtonNight3:21Ramiro MendozaJohn Burkett---Martinez, O'Neill
Cleveland IndiansAL8Toronto Blue JaysAL1Box | PBP936,220SkyDomeDay2:47Albie LopezWoody Williams---Thome
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 Saturday, May 17, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East112Baltimore Orioles402713.675-2241507412-615-71227151.582
AL East225New York Yankees422517.5953.02531777613-912-81207149.592
AL East3511Toronto Blue Jays392118.5385.5146156-1011-910-91235568.447
AL East41019Detroit Tigers411823.4399.5212202108-1310-101216160.504
AL East51222Boston Red Sox391623.41010.5206214-89-127-111236261.504
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central1714Kansas City Royals392019.513-184189-511-99-101224775.385
AL Central2817Milwaukee Brewers381919.5000.5184197-135-1314-61235964.480
AL Central3918Cleveland Indians391920.4871.0226224210-129-81226755.549
AL Central41120Chicago White Sox391722.4363.0191217-267-1110-111226359.516
AL Central51425Minnesota Twins421626.3815.5195240-458-128-141205268.433
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West139Texas Rangers392217.564-1861731310-812-91235568.447
AL West2410Seattle Mariners412318.561-236232413-710-111216754.554
AL West3613Anaheim Angels392019.5132.0195200-57-1213-71236459.520
AL West41323Oakland Athletics431726.3957.0193260-677-1610-101194871.403
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Atlanta Braves412813.683-2051317413-715-61217348.603
NL East234Florida Marlins412516.6103.0176142348-1117-51216754.554
NL East368Montreal Expos392217.5645.0217195229-1213-51235667.455
NL East4816New York Mets412120.5127.01821493311-1010-101216754.554
NL East51226Philadelphia Phillies401525.37512.5146216-707-138-121225369.434
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central1712Houston Astros422220.524-1701561410-1212-81206258.517
NL Central2915Pittsburgh Pirates412120.5120.5166198-3212-99-111215863.479
NL Central31021St. Louis Cardinals401723.4254.015415316-1511-81225666.459
NL Central41327Chicago Cubs401327.3258.0164199-356-177-101225567.451
NL Central51428Cincinnati Reds401228.3009.0139220-816-176-111226458.525
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West123San Francisco Giants392415.615-161158311-613-91236657.537
NL West246Los Angeles Dodgers392316.5901.0145127189-714-91236558.528
NL West357Colorado Rockies402317.5751.52512114011-1012-71226062.492
NL West41124San Diego Padres391524.3859.0165186-215-1110-131236162.496
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