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Sunday August 3,1997This 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
Games -- Standings -- Boxscores -- Leaders -- Transactions -- Births -- Deaths

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Games on 1997-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers3Chicago Cubs4BoxRamon TatisTodd Worrell(none)
San Francisco Giants8Cincinnati Reds3BoxRoberto HernandezJeff Shaw(none)
Atlanta Braves4Florida Marlins8BoxAlex FernandezKevin Millwood(none)
New York Mets2Houston Astros3BoxTom MartinGreg McMichael(none)
San Diego Padres3Montreal Expos6BoxPedro MartinezAndy Ashby(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Philadelphia Phillies10BoxMark LeiterDonovan Osborne(none)
Colorado Rockies4Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxMatt RuebelSteve Reed(none)
Chicago White Sox1Anaheim Angels4BoxChuck FinleyJames BaldwinTroy Percival
Toronto Blue Jays2Detroit Tigers5BoxWillie BlairWoody WilliamsTodd Jones
Boston Red Sox2Kansas City Royals5BoxRicky BonesTim WakefieldJeff Montgomery
Seattle Mariners6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxRandy JohnsonAlberto ReyesHeathcliff Slocumb
Minnesota Twins5New York Yankees6BoxDwight GoodenLaTroy HawkinsMariano Rivera
Baltimore Orioles7Oakland Athletics5BoxShawn BoskieT.J. MathewsRandy Myers
Cleveland Indians7Texas Rangers8BoxJohn WettelandMichael Jackson(none)

Standings as of 1997-08-03

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1086939.639--56441315138-1931-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards542925.537
223New York Yankees1086345.5836.057744713029-2134-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I543321.611
4919Toronto Blue Jays1085157.47218.0417455-3826-2725-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome542529.463
3818Detroit Tigers1085157.47218.0548542620-2931-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium542826.519
51020Boston Red Sox1115259.46818.5602603-125-2827-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park512625.510
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1055649.533--5665491728-2328-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field563026.536
2613Milwaukee Brewers1085454.5003.5471509-3819-3435-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium532429.453
3715Chicago White Sox1095356.4865.0530555-2525-3128-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II522725.519
41223Minnesota Twins1094960.4509.0531566-3525-2924-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome531934.358
51324Kansas City Royals1074661.43011.0491536-4521-3225-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium542133.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Anaheim Angels1116348.568--5965336329-2934-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field512130.412
246Seattle Mariners1106248.5640.56455945133-2629-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome522824.538
31121Texas Rangers1095158.46811.0528539-1123-2928-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington532627.491
41427Oakland Athletics1134370.38121.0523661-13820-4023-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum492227.449
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1127042.625--56541015536-2334-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field503119.620
224Florida Marlins1096346.5785.54684353328-2635-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium532924.547
337New York Mets1096148.5607.55124654729-3132-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium532726.509
4712Montreal Expos1095752.52311.5489491-223-2934-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium532132.396
51428Philadelphia Phillies1083573.32433.0420619-19915-4220-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium543321.611
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Houston Astros1116150.550--5114496228-2733-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome512328.451
2814Pittsburgh Pirates1115556.4956.0480518-3828-3027-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium512427.471
31017St. Louis Cardinals1105258.4738.54524411123-3329-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II522131.404
41225Cincinnati Reds1084662.42613.5412516-10419-3327-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field543024.556
51326Chicago Cubs1124567.40216.5467521-5416-4129-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field502327.460
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1116150.550--512539-2727-2534-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point512922.569
2610Los Angeles Dodgers1116051.5411.04984197924-2836-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium512823.549
3916San Diego Padres1115358.4778.0571613-4227-2626-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium512328.451
41122Colorado Rockies1125260.4649.5636644-823-3629-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field503119.620

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Adan AmezcuaC23.147Loaned by Astros to Reynosa (Mexican) March 30-