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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 1997-08-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Montreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxIsmael ValdezPedro MartinezScott Radinsky
Cincinnati Reds4San Diego Padres5BoxTrevor HoffmanJeff Shaw(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants7BoxShawn EstesKevin Tapani(none)
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBobby JonesDonovan Osborne(none)
Minnesota Twins1Boston Red Sox6BoxJeff SuppanBrad Radke(none)
Oakland Athletics12Chicago White Sox5BoxBuddy GroomChuck McElroy(none)
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians12BoxCharles NagyScott Sanders(none)
Anaheim Angels5Milwaukee Brewers1BoxDennis SpringerJose Mercedes(none)
Kansas City Royals5New York Yankees10BoxDavid WellsGregg OlsonMariano Rivera

Standings as of 1997-08-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1157342.635--59443316141-2132-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards472522.532
223New York Yankees1197148.5974.064049015035-2336-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I432518.581
3614Toronto Blue Jays1185860.49216.5468485-1727-2831-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome441826.409
4816Boston Red Sox1225963.48417.56756601529-2830-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park401921.475
51121Detroit Tigers1205664.46719.5599611-1224-3532-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium422319.548
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1176156.521--6296052429-2632-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field442519.568
2715Chicago White Sox1185860.4923.5562588-2628-3430-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II432221.512
31018Milwaukee Brewers1185761.4834.5512561-4922-4035-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium432122.488
41224Minnesota Twins1205169.42511.5571632-6125-3226-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome421725.405
51325Kansas City Royals1174968.41912.0534596-6223-3626-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium441826.409
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1186652.559--6776166133-2633-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome442420.545
246Anaheim Angels1206753.558--6335765730-3137-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field421725.405
3917Texas Rangers1205862.4839.0588602-1429-3029-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington421923.452
41426Oakland Athletics1224973.40219.0559699-14022-4127-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum401624.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1227547.615--59743915837-2438-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field402614.650
224Florida Marlins1196950.5804.55154803532-3037-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium432320.535
337New York Mets1206753.5587.05665184831-3236-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium422121.500
4712Montreal Expos1196059.50413.5520532-1224-3236-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium431825.419
51428Philadelphia Phillies1174275.35930.5470651-18119-4323-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium452619.578
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Houston Astros1216556.537--5735017231-3234-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome411922.463
2813Pittsburgh Pirates1205961.4925.5517565-4830-3329-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium422022.476
31122St. Louis Cardinals1205466.45010.5480482-223-3731-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II421923.452
41223Cincinnati Reds1195267.43712.0462563-10121-3531-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field432419.558
51327Chicago Cubs1224973.40216.5504567-6318-4331-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field401921.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1226854.557--573576-332-2736-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point402218.550
259Los Angeles Dodgers1216655.5451.55364568027-3139-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium412219.537
3919San Diego Padres1215863.4799.5606657-5130-2928-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium411823.439
41020Colorado Rockies1215764.47110.5680699-1925-3832-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field412615.634


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Manny AlexanderSS-2B26.147Traded by Mets with Mark Clark and Lance Johnson to Cubs for Turk Wendell, Mel Rojas and Brian McRae. 
Angel BerroaSS-2B17.200Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Greg Colbrunn1B28.019Traded by Twins to Braves for Mark Lewis. 
Mark DavisP36.299Sent to Brewers by Diamondbacks for future considerations. 
Julio FrancoSS-2B38.356Signed by Brewers 
Ryan HankinsIF21.045signed 
Angel MirandaP27.278Released by Indians. 
Eddie Murray1B41.172Released by Angels. 
Jorge PiedraCF-LF18.119Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Julien TuckerP24.117Traded by Astros to White Sox for C Tony Pena