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Games on 1997-07-15

Top1997 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies8Atlanta Braves1Boxscore - PBP939,4942:08Garrett StephensonJohn SmoltzGarrett Stephenson (3-4)John Smoltz (8-8)-Terry FranconaBobby CoxTurner Field
NLHouston Astros5Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP919,3232:42Darryl KileKevin FosterDarryl Kile (12-3)Mel Rojas (0-3)Mike Magnante (1)Larry DierkerJim RigglemanWrigley Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals7Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP921,2323:12Alan BenesBrett TomkoAlan Benes (9-7)Brett Tomko (5-2)Dennis Eckersley (21)Tony LaRussaRay KnightCinergy Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Colorado Rockies5Boxscore - PBP948,6213:03Chan Ho ParkRoger BaileyChan Ho Park (7-5)Roger Bailey (8-7)Todd Worrell (23)Bill RussellDon BaylorCoors Field
NLMontreal Expos5Florida Marlins0Boxscore - PBP916,6702:57Dustin HermansonTony SaundersDustin Hermanson (4-4)Tony Saunders (2-2)-Felipe AlouJim LeylandSun Life Stadium
NLNew York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP912,2442:45Dave MlickiJason SchmidtJason Christiansen (1-0)Juan Acevedo (1-1)Rich Loiselle (13)Bobby ValentineGene LamontThree Rivers Stad
NLSan Francisco Giants16San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP928,5393:07Kirk RueterAndy AshbyKirk Rueter (6-4)Andy Ashby (5-6)-Dusty BakerBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
ALTexas Rangers2Anaheim Angels6Boxscore - PBP918,1972:50Ken HillJason DicksonJason Dickson (10-4)Ken Hill (5-7)-Johnny OatesTerry CollinsAngel Stadium of
ALToronto Blue Jays4Baltimore Orioles8Boxscore - PBP947,0622:41Juan GuzmanShawn BoskieShawn Boskie (5-3)Juan Guzman (3-6)-Cito GastonDavey JohnsonOriole Park at Ca
ALDetroit Tigers7Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP1225,8224:07Omar OlivaresTom GordonTodd Jones (2-3)John Wasdin (3-5)-Buddy BellJimy WilliamsFenway Park
ALMilwaukee Brewers5Kansas City Royals2Boxscore - PBP915,8752:56Scott KarlKevin AppierScott Karl (3-10)Kevin Appier (6-8)-Phil GarnerTony MuserKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins8Boxscore - PBP914,5062:39Jaime NavarroBrad RadkeBrad Radke (12-5)Jaime Navarro (7-8)-Terry BevingtonTom KellyHubert H. Humphre
ALCleveland Indians6New York Yankees12Boxscore - PBP934,5033:13Charles NagyHideki IrabuHideki Irabu (2-0)Charles Nagy (9-6)Ramiro Mendoza (1)Mike HargroveJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALSeattle Mariners5Oakland Athletics8Boxscore - PBP920,0933:09Jamie MoyerBrad RigbyMike Mohler (1-8)Jamie Moyer (9-3)Billy Taylor (17)Lou PiniellaArt HoweOakland-Alameda C
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 1997-07-15.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles905733.633--47435212230-1727-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards724131.569
224New York Yankees915239.5715.548137910225-1927-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I714427.620
3918Toronto Blue Jays894346.48313.5346380-3423-1720-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome733340.452
41019Detroit Tigers914348.47314.54744581617-2526-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium713635.507
51224Boston Red Sox924052.43518.0508522-1419-2421-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park703832.543
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians864838.558--4944603424-2224-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field753837.507
2612Chicago White Sox914744.5163.5461463-221-2526-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II703337.471
3817Milwaukee Brewers884345.4896.0390425-3516-3127-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium733538.479
41123Minnesota Twins914051.44010.5447475-2818-2422-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome712843.394
51325Kansas City Royals883751.42012.0402437-3517-2520-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium733043.411
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners935241.559--5445103426-2126-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome693831.551
2510Anaheim Angels925042.5431.54834503323-2527-17W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field703436.486
3715Texas Rangers914546.4956.04584471120-2525-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington713239.451
41427Oakland Athletics953857.40015.0460577-11718-3320-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum672740.403
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves935934.634--48834814032-1727-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field694227.609
223Florida Marlins915338.5825.03913682326-2327-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium713932.549
348New York Mets925141.5547.54444034124-2527-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium703733.529
459Montreal Expos915041.5498.04093892020-2330-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium712843.394
51428Philadelphia Phillies902664.28931.5343530-18712-3714-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium724230.583
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Pittsburgh Pirates924745.511--383423-4023-2224-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium703238.457
2814Houston Astros944747.5001.04143981623-2724-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome683731.544
3916St. Louis Cardinals924547.4892.03933603321-2824-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II702842.400
41222Cincinnati Reds914051.4406.5346424-7816-2724-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field713635.507
51326Chicago Cubs933855.4099.5398423-2515-3323-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field693039.435
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants935340.570--415439-2423-2030-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point693732.536
2611Los Angeles Dodgers935043.5383.04163605620-2230-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium693831.551
31020Colorado Rockies944450.4689.5547556-920-2824-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field683929.574
41121San Diego Padres934251.45211.0487540-5321-2221-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium693435.493


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Terry BurrowsP28.229Released by Padres. 
Hector CarrascoP27.266Traded by Reds with Scott Service to Royals for Chris Stynes and Jon Nunnally. 
Frank CastilloP28.105Traded by Cubs to Rockies for Matt Pool. 
Steve GreenP19.170signed 
Bobby MunozP29.134Released by Padres. 
Kevin NicholsonSS21.108signed 
Jon NunnallyRF-CF25.249Traded by Royals with Chris Stynes to Reds for Scott Service and Hector Carrasco. 
Jose RodriguezP22.209signed 
Scott ServiceP30.139Traded by Reds with Hector Carrasco to Royals for Chris Stynes and Jon Nunnally. 
Chris Stynes3B-2B24.177Traded by Royals with Jon Nunnally to Reds for Scott Service and Hector Carrasco. 
Fernando ValenzuelaP36.256Released by Cardinals.