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Monday August 18,1997This 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 1997-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates7Florida Marlins2BoxEsteban LoaizaAntonio Alfonseca(none)
San Francisco Giants3Philadelphia Phillies12BoxMatt BeechMark Gardner(none)
Anaheim Angels1Baltimore Orioles2BoxAlan MillsDennis Springer(none)
Seattle Mariners0Chicago White Sox5BoxScott EyreFelipe LiraKeith Foulke
Toronto Blue Jays3Cleveland Indians5BoxOrel HershiserWoody WilliamsJose Mesa
Milwaukee Brewers8Texas Rangers5BoxScott KarlTanyon SturtzeDoug Jones
Milwaukee Brewers0Texas Rangers2BoxRick HellingJoel AdamsonJohn Wetteland

Standings as of 1997-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1207743.642--61845816041-2136-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards422121.500
223New York Yankees1227349.5985.065850015835-2338-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I402317.575
3613Boston Red Sox1256263.49617.57026732929-2833-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park371621.432
4919Toronto Blue Jays1225963.48419.0489508-1928-3131-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome401723.425
51121Detroit Tigers1235766.46321.5611622-1124-3533-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium392217.564
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1216457.529--6526262629-2635-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field402218.550
3715Milwaukee Brewers1236063.4885.0534580-4623-4137-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium381820.474
2816Chicago White Sox1236063.4885.0586617-3128-3432-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II382018.526
41224Kansas City Royals1205169.42512.5545608-6325-3726-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium411625.390
51325Minnesota Twins1235172.41514.0584659-7525-3526-37L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome391722.436
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1246955.556--7066416536-2933-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome382117.553
247Anaheim Angels1246856.5481.06525965631-3437-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field381622.421
31020Texas Rangers1256065.4809.5605628-2330-3230-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington371720.459
41427Oakland Athletics1255075.40019.5577716-13923-4327-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum371522.405
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1257649.608--60544815738-2638-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field372512.676
224Florida Marlins1237152.5774.05385043432-3039-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium392118.538
348New York Mets1236756.5458.05775374031-3536-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium392118.538
4712Montreal Expos1226161.50013.5536551-1525-3436-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium401723.425
51428Philadelphia Phillies1214576.37229.0498669-17121-4424-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium412318.561
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Houston Astros1246658.532--5885177131-3235-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome381820.474
2814Pittsburgh Pirates1246163.4925.0541588-4732-3529-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium381820.474
31122St. Louis Cardinals1235667.4559.5489490-123-3733-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II391722.436
41223Cincinnati Reds1225468.44311.0475571-9623-3631-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field402218.550
51326Chicago Cubs1255075.40016.5514581-6719-4531-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field371819.486
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants1267056.556--595604-932-2838-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point362016.556
259Los Angeles Dodgers1246757.5402.05444697527-3140-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium382117.553
3917Colorado Rockies1246064.4849.0699710-1125-3835-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field382315.605
41018San Diego Padres1246064.4849.0620667-4730-2930-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium381622.421


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pedro AstacioP27.263Traded by Dodgers to Rockies for 2B Eric Young 
Mike WuertzP18.246signed 
Eric Young2B30.092Traded by Rockies to Dodgers for RHP Pedro Astacio