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Thursday August 28,1997This 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 1997-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros2Atlanta Braves4BoxDenny NeagleDarryl KileMark Wohlers
Florida Marlins3Chicago Cubs4BoxTerry AdamsAntonio Alfonseca(none)
Seattle Mariners5Colorado Rockies9BoxPedro AstacioOmar Olivares(none)
Oakland Athletics1Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxHideo NomoEric Ludwick(none)
Anaheim Angels2San Diego Padres9BoxPaul MenhartJason Dickson(none)
Texas Rangers11San Francisco Giants5BoxMatt WhitesideRod Beck(none)
Montreal Expos5St. Louis Cardinals11BoxAndy BenesJose Paniagua(none)
Kansas City Royals5Baltimore Orioles1BoxJose RosadoMike Mussina(none)
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxPaul QuantrillChuck McElroy(none)

Standings as of 1997-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1308446.646--66550016544-2240-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards321418.438
223New York Yankees1317853.5956.572455516940-2738-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I311813.581
3714Boston Red Sox1346767.50019.07497321734-3233-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park281117.393
4815Toronto Blue Jays1326567.49220.0550564-1432-3433-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome301119.367
51121Detroit Tigers1326171.46224.0649664-1527-3934-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium301812.600
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians1296861.527--6956623333-3035-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field321814.563
2613Milwaukee Brewers1326666.5003.5580623-4325-4141-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium291217.414
3917Chicago White Sox1336568.4895.0645687-4230-3835-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II281513.536
41224Kansas City Royals1305476.41514.5597664-6727-3827-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium311318.419
51325Minnesota Twins1315477.41215.0619690-7126-3928-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311417.452
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1347460.552--7677016636-3038-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome281612.571
249Anaheim Angels1347262.5372.07056545131-3541-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field281216.429
31019Texas Rangers1346470.47810.0670685-1532-3432-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington281315.464
41427Oakland Athletics1345381.39621.0621779-15823-4430-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281216.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1338251.617--64747717040-2642-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field291910.655
224Florida Marlins1327755.5834.55845285634-3243-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium301515.500
358New York Mets1327161.53810.56235814231-3540-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium301713.567
4816Montreal Expos1326567.49216.5577612-3528-3837-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium301317.433
51428Philadelphia Phillies1294980.38031.0537705-16821-4428-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium331914.576
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Houston Astros1337063.526--6315518032-3438-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome291415.483
2712Pittsburgh Pirates1346767.5003.5590641-5132-3535-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium281216.429
31122St. Louis Cardinals1336172.4599.0538531726-4035-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II291217.414
41223Cincinnati Reds1315873.44311.0518627-10926-4032-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field311813.581
51326Chicago Cubs1345480.40316.5550627-7719-4735-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field281414.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1357659.563--60050010035-3341-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium271215.444
247San Francisco Giants1347361.5452.5640656-1635-3238-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point281711.607
3918Colorado Rockies1356570.48111.0756772-1627-4238-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field27189.667
41020San Diego Padres1356372.46713.0673732-5932-3731-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium271314.481


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rick AnkielRF-CF18.040signed 
Cristian GuerreroOF17.047Signed as nondrafted free agent by Brewers