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Thursday July 3,1997This 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 1997-07-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds4Houston Astros3BoxJohn SmileyRamon GarciaJeff Shaw
Atlanta Braves15Montreal Expos2BoxJohn SmoltzJim Bullinger(none)
Florida Marlins10New York Mets4BoxLivan HernandezArmando Reynoso(none)
Chicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxGeremi GonzalezCurt SchillingMel Rojas
Seattle Mariners8San Diego Padres10BoxRich BatchelorGreg McCarthyTrevor Hoffman
Oakland Athletics4San Francisco Giants6BoxDoug CreekBrad RigbyRod Beck
Pittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxEsteban LoaizaFernando ValenzuelaRich Loiselle
Los Angeles Dodgers8Anaheim Angels2BoxHideo NomoAllen Watson(none)
Boston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox1BoxAaron SeleDoug Drabek(none)
Baltimore Orioles10Detroit Tigers1BoxJimmy KeyFelipe Lira(none)
Minnesota Twins8Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBrad RadkeJeff D'AmicoRick Aguilera
Colorado Rockies3Texas Rangers8BoxDarren OliverKevin Ritz(none)
New York Yankees3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxDavid WellsWoody WilliamsMariano Rivera

Standings as of 1997-07-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles815427.667--42429712729-1425-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards814437.543
224New York Yankees824735.5737.54393598024-1723-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I804931.613
3818Toronto Blue Jays803842.47515.5313340-2720-1418-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome823844.463
4919Detroit Tigers813843.46916.04213893215-2123-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium814140.506
51121Boston Red Sox833845.45817.0452467-1519-2119-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park794039.506
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians774136.532--4364132320-2021-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field844539.536
2715Chicago White Sox824042.4883.5401414-1317-2323-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II794039.506
31020Milwaukee Brewers803743.4635.5363398-3512-3025-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium814140.506
41222Kansas City Royals793643.4566.0363378-1517-2219-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium823151.378
51325Minnesota Twins823646.4397.5402433-3117-2219-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome803248.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners844836.571--4984554324-1824-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome784236.538
2510Anaheim Angels834241.5065.5422418419-2523-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field794237.532
3613Texas Rangers824141.5006.0399395418-2123-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington803644.450
41426Oakland Athletics863650.41913.0420510-9017-3119-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum762947.382
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves845529.655--43729214530-1625-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field784632.590
223Florida Marlins835033.6024.53593223726-2024-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium794237.532
347Montreal Expos834637.5548.53783651317-2129-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium793247.405
458New York Mets834538.5429.53933603321-2224-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium794336.544
51428Philadelphia Phillies822359.28031.0290475-18510-3413-25L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium804535.563
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1814St. Louis Cardinals834142.494--3563203617-2624-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II793247.405
2916Houston Astros854144.4821.0370370019-2522-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome774334.558
31017Pittsburgh Pirates834043.4821.0349385-3620-2220-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium793940.494
41224Cincinnati Reds833746.4464.0322395-7315-2522-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field793940.494
51327Chicago Cubs843549.4176.5349376-2713-3222-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field783345.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants844836.571--370400-3021-1627-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point784236.538
2611Colorado Rockies854342.5065.55004831720-2523-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field774037.519
3712Los Angeles Dodgers844242.5006.03483232515-2227-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium784632.590
41123San Diego Padres843846.45210.0433475-4218-2120-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium783840.487


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Greg CadaretP35.126Released by Indians. 
Scott LinebrinkP20.333signed 
Aquilino LopezP22.073Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mariners. 
Angel MirandaP27.236Signed as Free Agent by Indians. 
Brandon ParkerP21.207signed 
Todd Sears1B21.254signed