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Wednesday July 30,1997This 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.



1997 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1997-07-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs5Atlanta Braves6BoxAlan EmbreeMel Rojas(none)
Montreal Expos6Colorado Rockies12BoxFrank CastilloJeff Juden(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Florida Marlins6BoxLivan HernandezPete Schourek(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Houston Astros7BoxDarryl KileTony FossasTom Martin
New York Mets5San Francisco Giants2BoxRick ReedJulian TavarezJohn Franco
Texas Rangers1Baltimore Orioles3BoxScott KamienieckiJohn BurkettRandy Myers
Seattle Mariners7Boston Red Sox8BoxJim CorsiEdwin Hurtado(none)
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox3BoxDoug DrabekScott SandersRoberto Hernandez
Anaheim Angels5Cleveland Indians2BoxKen HillCharles NagyMike James
Minnesota Twins11Kansas City Royals1BoxBrad RadkeGlendon Rusch(none)
Oakland Athletics0New York Yankees7BoxDavid WellsSteve Karsay(none)

Standings as of 1997-07-30

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1046638.635--53940313635-1831-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards583226.552
223New York Yankees1056144.5815.555943412529-2132-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I573522.614
3818Toronto Blue Jays1045054.48116.0399433-3425-2425-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome582632.448
4919Boston Red Sox1075156.47716.5585582324-2527-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park552728.491
51122Detroit Tigers1044856.46218.0526524220-2928-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium583127.534
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1025448.529--5445331126-2228-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field593227.542
2613Milwaukee Brewers1045252.5003.0452485-3319-3433-18W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium572631.456
3714Chicago White Sox1055253.4953.5512525-1324-2828-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II562828.500
41223Minnesota Twins1064858.4538.0518548-3024-2724-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome562036.357
51325Kansas City Royals1034360.41711.5470519-4921-3222-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium582434.414
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1066046.566--6215754631-2429-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome563026.536
247Anaheim Angels1076047.5610.55665155129-2931-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field552431.436
31021Texas Rangers1065056.47210.0512517-523-2927-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington562729.482
41427Oakland Athletics1094267.38519.5513636-12320-4022-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532330.434
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1086939.639--55539615935-2034-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field543222.593
224Florida Marlins1056045.5717.54544252928-2632-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium573225.561
335New York Mets1066046.5668.05024515128-2932-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium562828.500
4712Montreal Expos1055451.51413.5466478-1223-2931-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium572433.421
51428Philadelphia Phillies1043272.30835.0403614-21115-4217-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium583622.621
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Houston Astros1085949.546--4974395828-2731-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome542529.463
2816Pittsburgh Pirates1075255.4866.5456501-4528-3024-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium552728.491
31017St. Louis Cardinals1065155.4817.04474242322-3029-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II562234.393
41224Cincinnati Reds1054560.42912.5397499-10219-3326-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field573126.544
51326Chicago Cubs1084365.39816.0448500-5216-4127-24L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field542529.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1085949.546--495524-2925-2434-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point543123.574
2610Los Angeles Dodgers1075849.5420.54774007722-2636-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium553025.545
3915San Diego Padres1075255.4866.5558590-3226-2326-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium552431.436
41120Colorado Rockies1085157.4728.0619620-122-3329-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field543222.593

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Marcus JensenC24.228re-signed by Tigers 
Jason SimontacchiP23.259Released by Royals.