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Games on 1997-06-11

Top1997 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLNew York Mets4Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP924,7032:41Armando ReynosoGeremi GonzalezTerry Adams (1-3)Greg McMichael (3-5)-Bobby ValentineJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates1Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP920,8542:21Esteban LoaizaBrett TomkoBrett Tomko (2-1)Esteban Loaiza (5-3)Jeff Shaw (12)Gene LamontRay KnightCinergy Field
NLAtlanta Braves6Colorado Rockies9Boxscore - PBP948,6332:50Chris BrockJohn ThomsonJohn Thomson (2-4)Brad Clontz (2-1)-Bobby CoxDon BaylorCoors Field
NLHouston Astros5Los Angeles Dodgers10Boxscore - PBP952,8733:09Mike HamptonChan Ho ParkChan Ho Park (5-3)Mike Hampton (2-5)-Larry DierkerBill RussellDodger Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Montreal Expos4Boxscore - PBP910,4752:33Matt BeechJim BullingerJim Bullinger (4-5)Jerry Spradlin (1-3)Ugueth Urbina (10)Terry FranconaFelipe AlouOlympic Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals8San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP913,7202:51Alan BenesJoey HamiltonAlan Benes (6-5)Terry Burrows (0-2)Mark Petkovsek (1)Tony LaRussaBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
NLFlorida Marlins6San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP910,1183:12Rick HellingKirk RueterRick Helling (2-4)Kirk Rueter (2-2)Robb Nen (17)Jim LeylandDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
NLFlorida Marlins6San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP910,1183:12Rick HellingKirk RueterRick Helling (2-4)Kirk Rueter (2-2)Robb Nen (17)Jim LeylandDusty BakerCandlestick Park
ALBaltimore Orioles1Boston Red Sox10Boxscore - PBP926,4792:55Mike JohnsonTom GordonTom Gordon (4-6)Mike Johnson (0-1)-Davey JohnsonJimy WilliamsFenway Park
ALMilwaukee Brewers3Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP1142,8643:30Ben McDonaldOrel HershiserPaul Assenmacher (2-0)Doug Jones (3-3)-Phil GarnerMike HargroveProgressive Field
ALOakland Athletics2Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP911,5343:01Mike OquistFelipe LiraDoug Brocail (1-4)Aaron Small (5-2)Todd Jones (8)Art HoweBuddy BellTiger Stadium
ALAnaheim Angels1Kansas City Royals6Boxscore - PBP915,2742:47Chuck FinleyJose RosadoJose Rosado (6-3)Chuck Finley (3-5)-Terry CollinsBob BooneKauffman Stadium
ALTexas Rangers9Minnesota Twins6Boxscore - PBP911,4983:17John BurkettScott AldredJohn Burkett (5-5)Scott Aldred (2-9)John Wetteland (13)Johnny OatesTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALChicago White Sox5New York Yankees7Boxscore - PBP922,1903:10Doug DrabekKenny RogersMike Stanton (1-0)Chuck McElroy (0-1)Mariano Rivera (20)Terry BevingtonJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALSeattle Mariners5Toronto Blue Jays1Boxscore - PBP941,0993:03Jeff FasseroRoger ClemensJeff Fassero (6-2)Roger Clemens (11-1)-Lou PiniellaCito GastonRogers Centre
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1997-06-11.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles604218.700--33323110221-1121-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1025646.549
224New York Yankees633627.5717.53562748218-1318-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I996039.606
3716Toronto Blue Jays602931.48313.0231262-3114-1315-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1024755.461
4919Detroit Tigers612932.47513.53062901612-1717-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1015051.495
51325Boston Red Sox622537.40318.0324347-2312-1813-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1005347.530
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Cleveland Indians593227.542--3363241215-1617-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1025448.529
2818Kansas City Royals612932.4754.0272293-2114-1415-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1003862.380
31020Milwaukee Brewers602832.4674.5285295-108-2320-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1015051.495
41121Chicago White Sox622834.4525.5311336-2512-1816-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II995247.525
51223Minnesota Twins632835.4446.0308355-4712-1516-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome994059.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Seattle Mariners633429.540--362353920-1414-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome995643.566
2511Anaheim Angels623329.5320.53333132015-1818-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1005149.510
3612Texas Rangers613229.5251.0291286515-1617-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1014556.446
41426Oakland Athletics652639.4009.0311400-8913-2413-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum973958.402
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves644222.656--32022010021-1221-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field985939.602
223Florida Marlins633726.5874.52792453417-1620-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium995544.556
355Montreal Expos633528.5566.53113001111-1724-11W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium994356.434
446New York Mets633528.5566.52972356218-1617-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium995346.535
51428Philadelphia Phillies622141.33920.0219344-12510-2411-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1004753.470
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Houston Astros653233.492--287278916-2116-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome975245.536
2914Pittsburgh Pirates633132.492--265283-1816-1515-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium994851.485
31017St. Louis Cardinals633033.4761.02802473314-2216-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II994356.434
41224Cincinnati Reds632637.4135.0240307-679-2117-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field995049.505
51327Chicago Cubs642539.3916.5267292-2510-2515-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field984355.439
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Francisco Giants633528.556--259281-2215-1220-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point995544.556
268Colorado Rockies643529.5470.53923652716-1619-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field984850.490
3815Los Angeles Dodgers633132.4924.02362231310-1721-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium995742.576
41122San Diego Padres632835.4447.0295327-3212-1416-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium994851.485


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt CarnesP21.298signed 
Matt EricksonSS-2B21.317signed 
Kevin MobleyP22.136signed 
Jason PhillipsC-1B20.257signed