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Friday August 22,1997This 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 1997-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves6BoxGreg MadduxMike Remlinger(none)
Montreal Expos1Chicago Cubs3BoxSteve TrachselSteve KlineTerry Adams
St. Louis Cardinals7Florida Marlins3BoxMatt MorrisTony Saunders(none)
Colorado Rockies1Houston Astros9BoxDarryl KileJohn Thomson(none)
San Diego Padres8New York Mets9BoxJohn FrancoDoug Bochtler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxAntonio OsunaRicky BottalicoTodd Worrell
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxSteve CookeKirk RueterRich Loiselle
Boston Red Sox5Anaheim Angels8BoxAllen WatsonBret SaberhagenTroy Percival
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles3BoxScott EricksonBob TewksburyRandy Myers
Toronto Blue Jays5Kansas City Royals3BoxRoger ClemensJose RosadoKelvim Escobar
Detroit Tigers16Milwaukee Brewers1BoxBrian MoehlerSteve WoodardEddie Gaillard
Cleveland Indians5Oakland Athletics3BoxJaret WrightAriel PrietoJose Mesa
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners9BoxJeff FasseroKenny Rogers(none)
Chicago White Sox8Texas Rangers17BoxDarren OliverJaime Navarro(none)

Standings as of 1997-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1258144.648--64348216144-2237-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards371720.459
223New York Yankees1277651.5986.068653215438-2538-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I352015.571
3613Boston Red Sox1296465.49619.07257032231-3033-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park331419.424
4917Toronto Blue Jays1276166.48021.0512539-2730-3431-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome351520.429
51121Detroit Tigers1276067.47222.0638637126-3534-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium351916.543
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1256659.528--6706422831-2835-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field362016.556
2714Chicago White Sox1286365.4924.5622652-3028-3535-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II331716.515
3816Milwaukee Brewers1276265.4885.0550602-5225-4137-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium341618.471
41224Kansas City Royals1255273.41614.0571635-6425-3727-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium361521.417
51325Minnesota Twins1265274.41314.5598671-7326-3726-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome361620.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1287256.563--7286596936-2936-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome341816.529
249Anaheim Angels1297059.5432.56836245931-3439-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field331419.424
31018Texas Rangers1286167.47711.0626650-2430-3231-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington341618.471
41427Oakland Athletics1295178.39521.5602739-13723-4328-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331419.424
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1287949.617--61845416440-2639-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field342212.647
224Florida Marlins1267353.5795.05555173832-3041-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium361917.528
358New York Mets1276958.5439.55945544031-3538-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium351916.543
4815Montreal Expos1266264.49216.0548574-2625-3537-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium361620.444
51428Philadelphia Phillies1234578.36631.5506683-17721-4424-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium392316.590
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Houston Astros1286860.531--6115298231-3237-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome341618.471
2712Pittsburgh Pirates1286464.5004.0560605-4532-3532-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium341519.441
31122St. Louis Cardinals1275968.4658.55165041226-3833-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II351421.400
41223Cincinnati Reds1255570.44011.5486587-10123-3732-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field372116.568
51326Chicago Cubs1285177.39817.0523596-7319-4732-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field341717.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants1287157.555--606612-633-2938-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point341915.559
247Los Angeles Dodgers1287058.5471.05584807830-3240-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium341816.529
41019San Diego Padres1286167.47710.0643692-4931-3230-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium341519.441
3920Colorado Rockies1286167.47710.0714738-2426-4135-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field342212.647


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike PerezP32.307Released by Royals.