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Friday July 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 1997-07-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers1Atlanta Braves4BoxDenny NeagleDennys ReyesMark Wohlers
San Diego Padres5Florida Marlins3BoxPete SmithAlex FernandezTim Worrell
Houston Astros2Montreal Expos0BoxRamon GarciaPedro MartinezBilly Wagner
Cincinnati Reds3New York Mets4BoxJoe CrawfordMike MorganJohn Franco
Pittsburgh Pirates6Philadelphia Phillies8BoxMark LeiterJon LieberRicky Bottalico
San Francisco Giants5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxTodd StottlemyreShawn EstesDennis Eckersley
Toronto Blue Jays2Anaheim Angels1BoxWoody WilliamsAllen WatsonKelvim Escobar
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles0BoxJames BaldwinMike MussinaRoberto Hernandez
Boston Red Sox7Cleveland Indians0BoxTim WakefieldBartolo Colon(none)
New York Yankees4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJeff D'AmicoDwight GoodenMike Fetters
Minnesota Twins7Oakland Athletics3BoxLaTroy HawkinsSteve Wojciechowski(none)
Kansas City Royals4Seattle Mariners5BoxRandy JohnsonRicky Bones(none)
Detroit Tigers5Texas Rangers4BoxWillie BlairBobby WittTodd Jones

Standings as of 1997-07-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles935736.613--48437111330-1727-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards694128.594
224New York Yankees945440.5743.550039210827-2027-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I684226.618
3816Toronto Blue Jays924547.48911.5357388-3125-1820-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome703139.443
41020Detroit Tigers944450.46813.54864761018-2726-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium683533.515
51122Boston Red Sox954352.45315.0531532-122-2421-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park673532.522
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians895039.562--5014722926-2224-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field723636.500
2612Chicago White Sox944846.5114.5471478-722-2526-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II673235.478
3918Milwaukee Brewers914447.4847.0401436-3516-3128-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium703436.486
41224Minnesota Twins944252.44710.5470493-2320-2522-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome682642.382
51427Kansas City Royals913754.40714.0412464-5217-2820-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium703040.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners965442.563--5645303426-2128-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome663630.545
259Anaheim Angels955243.5471.54984593923-2529-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field673235.478
3715Texas Rangers944648.4897.0469461820-2526-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington683137.456
41326Oakland Athletics984058.40815.0485590-10518-3322-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum642539.391
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves966234.646--50235215032-1730-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field663927.591
223Florida Marlins945539.5856.04073812626-2329-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium683731.544
348New York Mets955342.5588.54574154224-2529-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium673532.522
4510Montreal Expos945143.54310.04144011321-2430-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium682741.397
51428Philadelphia Phillies932865.30132.5361541-18012-3716-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium694029.580
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Houston Astros974948.505--4254022324-2725-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome653530.538
2814Pittsburgh Pirates954748.4951.0397447-5023-2324-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium673235.478
3917St. Louis Cardinals954649.4842.04033723121-2825-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II672740.403
41223Cincinnati Reds944252.4475.5365436-7118-2824-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field683434.500
51325Chicago Cubs953956.4119.0407432-2516-3423-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field672938.433
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants965442.563--424454-3024-2230-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point663630.545
2611Los Angeles Dodgers965046.5214.04253774820-2530-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium663828.576
31019San Diego Padres964551.4699.0499547-4824-2221-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium663135.470
41121Colorado Rockies964452.45810.0550566-1620-3024-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field663927.591


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dean CrowP24.331Traded by Mariners with Carlos Villalobos and Scott Sanders to Tigers for Omar Olivares and Felipe Lira. 
Kevin DavidC9.099Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Felipe LiraP25.083Traded by Tigers with Omar Olivares to Mariners for Carlos Villalobos, Scott Sanders and Dean Crow. 
Omar OlivaresP30.012Traded by Tigers with Felipe Lira to Mariners for Carlos Villalobos, Scott Sanders and Dean Crow. 
Pat RappP30.005Traded by Marlins to Giants for Bobby Rector and Brandon Leese. 
Scott SandersP28.115Traded by Mariners with Carlos Villalobos and Dean Crow to Tigers for Omar Olivares and Felipe Lira. 
Carlos Villalobos3B23.104Traded by Mariners with RHP Scott Sanders and RHP Dean Crow to Tigers for RHP Omar Olivares and RHP Felipe Lira July 18 1997