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Games on 1997-08-14

Top1997 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLMontreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP938,7452:24Pedro MartinezIsmael ValdezIsmael Valdez (7-10)Pedro Martinez (14-6)Scott Radinsky (2)Felipe AlouBill RussellDodger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds4San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP1016,7742:47Gabe WhiteAndy AshbyTrevor Hoffman (5-4)Jeff Shaw (3-2)-Jack McKeonBruce BochyQualcomm Stadium
NLChicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants7Boxscore - PBP916,9492:48Kevin TapaniShawn EstesShawn Estes (15-4)Kevin Tapani (2-2)-Jim RigglemanDusty Baker3Com Park at Cand
NLChicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants7Boxscore - PBP916,9492:48Kevin TapaniShawn EstesShawn Estes (15-4)Kevin Tapani (2-2)-Jim RigglemanDusty BakerCandlestick Park
NLNew York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP928,4112:38Bobby JonesDonovan OsborneBobby Jones (13-7)Donovan Osborne (2-5)-Bobby ValentineTony LaRussaBusch Stadium II
ALMinnesota Twins1Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP931,2072:29Brad RadkeJeff SuppanJeff Suppan (6-1)Brad Radke (16-7)-Tom KellyJimy WilliamsFenway Park
ALOakland Athletics12Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP921,5703:11Willie AdamsCarlos CastilloBuddy Groom (2-2)Chuck McElroy (0-2)-Art HoweTerry BevingtonGuaranteed Rate F
ALOakland Athletics12Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP921,5703:11Willie AdamsCarlos CastilloBuddy Groom (2-2)Chuck McElroy (0-2)-Art HoweTerry BevingtonU.S. Cellular Fie
ALDetroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians12Boxscore - PBP942,9362:40Scott SandersCharles NagyCharles Nagy (12-8)Scott Sanders (4-10)-Buddy BellMike HargroveProgressive Field
ALAnaheim Angels5Milwaukee Brewers1Boxscore - PBP922,4122:23Dennis SpringerJose MercedesDennis Springer (8-5)Jose Mercedes (4-7)-Terry CollinsPhil GarnerCounty Stadium
ALKansas City Royals5New York Yankees10Boxscore - PBP928,9913:30Ricky BonesDavid WellsDavid Wells (14-5)Gregg Olson (1-1)Mariano Rivera (37)Tony MuserJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 1997-08-14.

TopRecord 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

Transactions

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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