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Wednesday June 18,1997This 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 1997-06-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers9Colorado Rockies10BoxCurt LeskanicJohn Wetteland(none)
Anaheim Angels5Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDarren DreifortMike HoltzTodd Worrell
Oakland Athletics11San Diego Padres9BoxCarlos ReyesDoug BochtlerBuddy Groom
Seattle Mariners2San Francisco Giants4BoxMark GardnerDerek LoweRod Beck
Montreal Expos1Baltimore Orioles0BoxCarlos PerezJimmy Key(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Boston Red Sox4BoxJeff SuppanCurt SchillingChris Hammond
Chicago Cubs0Chicago White Sox3BoxWilson AlvarezTerry Mulholland(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Cleveland Indians2BoxMike RemlingerChad Ogea(none)
Florida Marlins2Detroit Tigers6BoxOmar OlivaresAl Leiter(none)
Houston Astros2Kansas City Royals6BoxJim PittsleyDonne Wall(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxJeff D'AmicoAndy Benes(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Minnesota Twins8BoxBrad RadkeFrancisco Cordova(none)
New York Mets2New York Yankees3BoxMike StantonGreg McMichael(none)
Atlanta Braves3Toronto Blue Jays5BoxWoody WilliamsJohn SmoltzMike Timlin

Standings as of 1997-06-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles674621.687--36226110124-1222-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards955243.547
226New York Yankees693930.5658.03792988119-1520-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I935736.613
3916Toronto Blue Jays663234.48513.5260283-2316-1416-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome964452.458
41221Boston Red Sox693138.44916.0374374014-1917-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park934746.505
51323Detroit Tigers673037.44816.0322317512-2018-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium954946.516
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians663531.530--3653501517-1718-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field955144.537
3714Milwaukee Brewers673334.4932.5316319-310-2523-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium944549.479
2815Kansas City Royals673334.4932.5304316-1216-1517-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium943460.362
41019Chicago White Sox683236.4714.0340359-1914-1918-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II934845.516
51120Minnesota Twins693237.4644.5351371-2014-1618-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome933657.387
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Seattle Mariners693831.551--4023831920-1618-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome935241.559
248Texas Rangers673631.5371.03343231116-1720-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington954154.432
3612Anaheim Angels683434.5003.53603501015-2019-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field945044.532
41424Oakland Athletics713041.4239.0347431-8415-2415-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum913556.385
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves704426.629--3442479723-1321-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field925735.620
223Florida Marlins694128.5942.53042703419-1722-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium935142.548
344Montreal Expos694029.5803.53373142313-1827-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium933855.409
459New York Mets693732.5366.53182645419-1818-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium935142.548
51428Philadelphia Phillies682246.32421.0238382-14410-2712-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium944648.489
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1817Houston Astros713437.479--306307-117-2317-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome915041.549
2918Pittsburgh Pirates693336.478--285329-4417-1716-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium934647.495
31022St. Louis Cardinals693138.4492.02972791814-2517-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II934251.452
41125Cincinnati Reds692940.4204.0262333-7111-2218-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field934746.505
51327Chicago Cubs702842.4005.5293315-2211-2717-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field924052.435
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants694029.580--290299-918-1322-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point935043.538
2611Colorado Rockies703733.5293.54314082317-1920-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field924646.500
3713Los Angeles Dodgers693435.4936.02672571011-2023-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium935439.581
41226San Diego Padres692940.42011.0329378-4913-1716-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium934746.505


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chris AguilaLF18.115signed 
Alex Eckelman2B22.337Contract purchased by Cardinals from Richmond 
Adam Kennedy3B21.160signed 
Rudy PembertonRF27.183Granted Free Agency. 
Bill SylvesterP20.260Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves