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Tuesday July 29,1997This 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 1997-07-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves7BoxKevin MillwoodSteve Trachsel(none)
Montreal Expos3Colorado Rockies0BoxPedro MartinezJamey Wright(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Florida Marlins7BoxAlex FernandezMike Morgan(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Houston Astros5BoxShane ReynoldsDonovan OsborneBilly Wagner
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxPedro AstacioSteve CookeTodd Worrell
Philadelphia Phillies6San Diego Padres5BoxTyler GreenAndy AshbyRicky Bottalico
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants5BoxShawn EstesGreg McMichaelRod Beck
Texas Rangers4Baltimore Orioles5BoxRick KrivdaJose AlberroRandy Myers
Seattle Mariners0Boston Red Sox4BoxTim WakefieldRandy Johnson(none)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox1BoxWillie BlairJames Baldwin(none)
Anaheim Angels7Cleveland Indians2BoxChuck FinleyTerry Clark(none)
Minnesota Twins11Kansas City Royals8BoxLaTroy HawkinsRicky Bones(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJose MercedesWoody WilliamsMike Fetters
Toronto Blue Jays2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxScott KarlChris CarpenterMike Fetters
Oakland Athletics4New York Yankees7BoxDwight GoodenCarlos ReyesMariano Rivera

Standings as of 1997-07-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1036538.631--53640213435-1830-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards593326.559
223New York Yankees1046044.5775.555243411829-2131-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I583622.621
3818Toronto Blue Jays1045054.48115.5399433-3425-2425-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome582632.448
41020Boston Red Sox1065056.47216.5577575224-2526-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park562828.500
51122Detroit Tigers1034855.46617.0524521320-2828-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium593128.525
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1015447.535--5425281426-2228-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field603228.533
2613Milwaukee Brewers1045252.5003.5452485-3319-3433-18W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium572631.456
3714Chicago White Sox1045153.4904.5509523-1424-2827-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II572928.509
41223Minnesota Twins1054758.4489.0507547-4023-2724-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome572136.368
51325Kansas City Royals1024359.42211.5469508-3921-3222-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium592435.407
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Seattle Mariners1056045.571--6145674731-2329-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome573027.526
247Anaheim Angels1065947.5571.55615134828-2931-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field562531.446
3919Texas Rangers1055055.47610.0511514-323-2827-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington572730.474
41427Oakland Athletics1084266.38919.5513629-11620-3922-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum542331.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1076839.636--54939115835-2033-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field553322.600
225Florida Marlins1045945.5677.54484252328-2631-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium583325.569
336New York Mets1055946.5628.04974494827-2932-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium572928.509
4712Montreal Expos1045450.51912.5460466-623-2831-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium582434.414
51428Philadelphia Phillies1043272.30834.5403614-21115-4217-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium583622.621
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Houston Astros1075849.542--4904355528-2730-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome552629.473
2816Pittsburgh Pirates1075255.4866.0456501-4528-3024-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium552728.491
31017St. Louis Cardinals1055154.4866.04434172622-2929-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II572235.386
41224Cincinnati Reds1044559.43311.5397493-9619-3226-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field583127.534
51326Chicago Cubs1074364.40215.0443494-5116-4027-24L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field552530.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1075948.551--493519-2625-2434-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point553124.564
2610Los Angeles Dodgers1075849.5421.04774007722-2636-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium553025.545
3915San Diego Padres1075255.4867.0558590-3226-2326-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium552431.436
41121Colorado Rockies1075057.4679.0607614-722-3328-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field553322.600


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cory BaileyP26.186Traded by Rangers to Giants for Chad Hartvigson. 
Harold BainesOF38.136Traded by White Sox to Orioles for Juan Bautista. 
Jamie BrewingtonP25.305Traded by Royals to Brewers for Jason Grimsley. 
Bobby BrownOF23.066Released by Royals 
Mariano Duncan2B-SS34.138Traded by Yankees with Cash to Blue Jays for Angel Ramirez. 
Mike Gallego2B-SS36.271Released by Cardinals. 
Jason GrimsleyP29.357Traded by Brewers to Royals for Jamie Brewington. 
Ken HillP31.227Traded by Rangers to Angels for Rob Sasser and Jim Leyritz. 
Jim LeyritzC-1B33.215Traded by Angels with Rob Sasser to Rangers for Ken Hill. 
Matt TreanorC21.148Traded by Royals to Marlins for Matt Whisenant. 
Tyler WalkerP21.075signed 
Matt WhisenantP26.051Traded by Marlins to Royals for Matt Treanor.