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MLB Games on Thursday August 21, 1997

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Colorado RockiesNL4Houston AstrosNL10Box | PBP922,962AstrodomeNight3:00Chris HoltRoger Bailey---Bagwell, Biggio, Burks
St. Louis CardinalsNL2Montreal ExposNL3Box | PBP914,378Olympic StadiumDay2:23Mike JohnsonDonovan OsborneUgueth Urbina---
Los Angeles DodgersNL1New York MetsNL3Box | PBP90Shea StadiumDay2:28Joe CrawfordTom CandiottiJohn FrancoBaerga, Piazza
Los Angeles DodgersNL4New York MetsNL3Box | PBP943,500Shea StadiumNight2:52Chan Ho ParkRick ReedTodd Worrell---
San Diego PadresNL9Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Box | PBP913,129Three Rivers StadiumNight3:06Sterling HitchcockFrancisco Cordova---Caminiti, Finley, Smith, Vaughn
New York YankeesAL4Anaheim AngelsAL3Box | PBP1227,102Edison International FieldNight4:11Mike StantonPep HarrisJeff NelsonMartinez, Williams
Toronto Blue JaysAL3Chicago White SoxAL6Box | PBP920,120Comiskey Park IIDay2:52Doug DrabekPat HentgenMatt KarchnerThomas
Baltimore OriolesAL4Kansas City RoyalsAL3Box | PBP918,279Kauffman StadiumNight3:23Rick KrivdaKevin AppierRandy Myers---
Detroit TigersAL2Milwaukee BrewersAL1Box | PBP1218,117County StadiumNight3:32Dan MiceliBob WickmanTodd Jones---
Boston Red SoxAL6Oakland AthleticsAL13Box | PBP911,570Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:44Andrew LorraineSteve Avery---Bellhorn, Canseco, Giambi, McDonald, Spiezio, Vaughn, Young
Cleveland IndiansAL6Seattle MarinersAL7Box | PBP930,395The KingdomeNight3:25Jamie MoyerBartolo ColonHeathcliff SlocumbRodriguez, Thome
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, August 21, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1248044.645-64048115944-2236-22381820.474
AL East223New York Yankees1267650.6035.068152315838-2438-26362016.556
AL East3612Boston Red Sox1286464.50018.07206952531-2933-35341420.412
AL East4919Toronto Blue Jays1266066.47621.0507536-2929-3431-32361620.444
AL East51121Detroit Tigers1265967.46822.0622636-1425-3534-32362016.556
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central1511Cleveland Indians1246559.524-6656392630-2835-31372116.568
AL Central2714Chicago White Sox1276364.4963.5614635-2128-3435-30341717.500
AL Central3816Milwaukee Brewers1266264.4924.0549586-3725-4137-23351619.457
AL Central41224Kansas City Royals1245272.41913.0568630-6225-3727-35371522.405
AL Central51325Minnesota Twins1255273.41613.5597668-7126-3626-37371621.432
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West135Seattle Mariners1277156.559-7196546536-2935-27351916.543
AL West249Anaheim Angels1286959.5392.56756195631-3438-25341519.441
AL West31020Texas Rangers1276067.47211.0609642-3330-3230-35351718.486
AL West41426Oakland Athletics1285177.39820.5599734-13523-4328-34341420.412
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Atlanta Braves1277849.614-61245216040-2638-23352312.657
NL East224Florida Marlins1257352.5844.05525104232-3041-22371918.514
NL East358New York Mets1266858.5409.55855463931-3537-23362016.556
NL East4815Montreal Expos1256263.49615.0547571-2425-3437-29371621.432
NL East51428Philadelphia Phillies1224577.36930.5503678-17521-4424-33402317.575
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central1610Houston Astros1276760.528-6025287431-3236-28351718.486
NL Central2713Pittsburgh Pirates1276364.4964.0557603-4632-3531-29351619.457
NL Central31122St. Louis Cardinals1265868.4608.5509501825-3833-30361521.417
NL Central41223Cincinnati Reds1245569.44410.5484581-9723-3632-33382117.553
NL Central51327Chicago Cubs1275077.39417.0520595-7519-4731-30351817.514
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West136San Francisco Giants1277156.559-604609-533-2838-28351916.543
NL West247Los Angeles Dodgers1276958.5432.05534777629-3240-26351916.543
NL West3917Colorado Rockies1276166.48010.0713729-1626-4035-26352213.629
NL West41018San Diego Padres1276166.48010.0635683-4831-3130-35351520.429
28 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season