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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 1997-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies2Atlanta Braves8BoxGreg MadduxBill Swift(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Florida Marlins8BoxAl LeiterTom CandiottiRobb Nen
San Francisco Giants3Houston Astros1BoxMark GardnerChris HoltRod Beck
Chicago Cubs3New York Mets4BoxJohn FrancoKent Bottenfield(none)
Montreal Expos5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxCarlos PerezMatt BeechUgueth Urbina
Cincinnati Reds9Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJohn SmileyFrancisco Cordova(none)
San Diego Padres3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJoey HamiltonAndy BenesTrevor Hoffman
Detroit Tigers4Anaheim Angels9BoxDennis SpringerFelipe Lira(none)
Boston Red Sox12Baltimore Orioles9BoxRon MahayJesse OroscoHeathcliff Slocumb
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox2BoxDavid ConeDanny DarwinMariano Rivera
Cleveland Indians3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxOrel HershiserCal EldredMichael Jackson
Kansas City Royals3Oakland Athletics11BoxSteve KarsayTim Belcher(none)
Minnesota Twins9Seattle Mariners7BoxRick AguileraNorm CharltonEddie Guardado
Toronto Blue Jays9Texas Rangers1BoxRoger ClemensJohn Burkett(none)

Standings as of 1997-07-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles925735.620--48436811630-1727-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards704129.586
224New York Yankees935439.5813.549638611027-1927-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I694227.609
3816Toronto Blue Jays914447.48412.5355387-3224-1820-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome713239.451
41020Detroit Tigers934350.46214.5481472917-2726-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium693633.522
51123Boston Red Sox944252.44716.0524532-821-2421-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park683632.529
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians885038.568--5014653626-2224-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field733637.493
2612Chicago White Sox934746.5055.5468478-1021-2526-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II683335.485
3918Milwaukee Brewers904347.4788.0395432-3716-3127-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium713536.493
41224Minnesota Twins934152.44111.5463490-2719-2522-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome692742.391
51426Kansas City Royals903753.41114.0408459-5117-2720-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium713041.423
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Seattle Mariners955342.558--5595263326-2127-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome673730.552
259Anaheim Angels945242.5530.54974574023-2529-17W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field683236.471
3715Texas Rangers934647.4956.0465456920-2526-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington693138.449
41325Oakland Athletics974057.41214.0482583-10118-3322-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum652540.385
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves956134.642--49835114732-1729-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field674027.597
223Florida Marlins935538.5915.04043762826-2329-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium693732.536
348New York Mets945242.5538.54534124124-2528-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium683632.529
4510Montreal Expos935142.5489.04143991521-2430-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium692742.391
51428Philadelphia Phillies922765.29332.5353535-18212-3715-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium704129.586
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2813Pittsburgh Pirates944747.500--391439-4823-2224-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium683236.471
1714Houston Astros964848.500--4234022123-2725-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome663630.545
3917St. Louis Cardinals944549.4792.03973673021-2824-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II682840.412
41222Cincinnati Reds934251.4524.5362432-7018-2724-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field693435.493
51327Chicago Cubs953956.4118.5407432-2516-3423-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field672938.433
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants955441.568--419448-2924-2130-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point673631.537
2611Los Angeles Dodgers955045.5264.04243735120-2430-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium673829.567
31019San Diego Padres954451.46310.0494544-5023-2221-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium673235.478
41121Colorado Rockies964452.45810.5550566-1620-3024-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field663927.591


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Josias ManzanilloP29.275Released by Mariners. 
Blas MinorP31.119Granted Free Agency.