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Wednesday July 23,1997This 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 1997-07-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves1Chicago Cubs3BoxKevin TapaniKevin MillwoodMel Rojas
Florida Marlins8Cincinnati Reds1BoxAlex FernandezMike Morgan(none)
New York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBrian BohanonDennys ReyesJohn Franco
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Diego Padres9BoxPete SmithJon Lieber(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4San Francisco Giants16BoxShawn EstesMark Leiter(none)
Houston Astros7St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMike MagnanteTodd Stottlemyre(none)
Oakland Athletics5Boston Red Sox2BoxDon WengertTim WakefieldBilly Taylor
Seattle Mariners6Cleveland Indians3BoxOmar OlivaresBartolo ColonMark Holzemer
Chicago White Sox6Detroit Tigers8BoxWillie BlairJames BaldwinTodd Jones
Kansas City Royals5Minnesota Twins1BoxTim BelcherLaTroy Hawkins(none)
Anaheim Angels4New York Yankees5BoxJeff NelsonShigetoshi Hasegawa(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Texas Rangers2BoxRandy MyersDanny Patterson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Toronto Blue Jays8BoxRoger ClemensJamie McAndrew(none)

Standings as of 1997-07-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles986137.622--51139012133-1728-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards643727.578
223New York Yankees995841.5863.553140712429-2129-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I633825.603
3715Toronto Blue Jays964749.49013.0379404-2525-2022-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome662937.439
4819Detroit Tigers994752.47514.55125001219-2828-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium633231.508
51121Boston Red Sox1004654.46016.0548551-324-2522-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park623230.516
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians945242.553--5214913026-2226-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field673433.507
2613Chicago White Sox995049.5054.5496502-624-2826-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II623032.484
31020Milwaukee Brewers964551.4698.0412466-5416-3329-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium653332.508
41222Minnesota Twins984553.4599.0482506-2422-2523-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome642341.359
51326Kansas City Royals953956.41113.5432479-4719-3020-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium662838.424
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Seattle Mariners1005644.560--5835523127-2229-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome623428.548
259Anaheim Angels995445.5451.55184823623-2731-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field633033.476
3918Texas Rangers994752.4758.5487490-320-2527-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington633033.476
41427Oakland Athletics1024161.40216.0499604-10519-3422-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum602436.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1026438.627--52037714333-1931-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field603723.617
224Florida Marlins995742.5765.54314072427-2430-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium633528.556
335New York Mets1005743.5706.04824315125-2632-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium623131.500
4510Montreal Expos985246.53110.0437433421-2431-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium642638.406
51428Philadelphia Phillies982969.29633.0379582-20312-3917-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium643925.609
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Houston Astros1015348.525--4534124128-2725-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome613130.508
2814Pittsburgh Pirates1004951.4903.5417468-5125-2624-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium623032.484
31017St. Louis Cardinals1004852.4804.54244012321-2827-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II622537.403
41224Cincinnati Reds994356.4349.0380470-9018-3125-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field633330.524
51325Chicago Cubs1014358.42610.0434455-2116-3427-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field612536.410
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146San Francisco Giants1015744.564--466480-1425-2432-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point613328.541
2712Los Angeles Dodgers1015348.5254.04503915922-2631-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium613526.574
3916San Diego Padres1014952.4858.0529560-3126-2323-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium612734.443
41123Colorado Rockies1014655.45511.0579601-2222-3324-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field613724.607


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Amado GermanOF16.027Signed as nondrafted free agent by Devil Rays 
Mike MadduxP35.330Released by Mariners.