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Friday August 29,1997This 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.

1997 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1997-08-29

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5Colorado Rockies6BoxJerry DiPotoMike Timlin(none)
Oakland Athletics4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxAntonio OsunaT.J. Mathews(none)
Anaheim Angels3San Diego Padres1BoxKen HillPete SmithTroy Percival
Texas Rangers4San Francisco Giants5BoxRich RodriguezBryan Eversgerd(none)
New York Mets3Baltimore Orioles4BoxArthur RhodesJohn Franco(none)
Atlanta Braves9Boston Red Sox1BoxJohn SmoltzAaron Sele(none)
Houston Astros4Chicago White Sox5BoxKeith FoulkeJohn HudekMatt Karchner
Chicago Cubs6Cleveland Indians7BoxJose MesaDave Stevens(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Detroit Tigers7BoxWillie BlairTyler Green(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Kansas City Royals7BoxRigo BeltranHector CarrascoDennis Eckersley
Pittsburgh Pirates1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxScott KarlEsteban LoaizaDoug Jones
Cincinnati Reds5Minnesota Twins3BoxBrett TomkoFrankie RodriguezJeff Shaw
Montreal Expos4New York Yankees3BoxAnthony TelfordMariano RiveraUgueth Urbina
Florida Marlins8Toronto Blue Jays0BoxAl LeiterRobert Person(none)

Standings as of 1997-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1318546.649--66950316644-2241-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards311318.419
223New York Yankees1327854.5917.572755916840-2738-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I301812.600
3714Boston Red Sox1356768.49620.0750741934-3233-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park271116.407
4917Toronto Blue Jays1336568.48921.0550572-2232-3433-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome291118.379
51120Detroit Tigers1336271.46624.0656666-1027-3935-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium291712.586
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians1306961.531--7026683433-3036-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field311714.548
2612Milwaukee Brewers1336766.5043.5584624-4025-4142-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium281117.393
3816Chicago White Sox1346668.4935.0650691-4130-3836-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II271413.519
41224Kansas City Royals1315477.41215.5604673-6927-3827-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium301317.433
51325Minnesota Twins1325478.40916.0622695-7326-3928-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome301416.467
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1357461.548--7727076536-3138-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome271611.593
248Anaheim Angels1357362.5411.07086555332-3541-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field271116.407
31019Texas Rangers1356471.47410.0674690-1632-3532-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington271314.481
41427Oakland Athletics1355382.39321.0625784-15923-4530-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum271215.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1348351.619--65647817841-2642-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field281810.643
224Florida Marlins1337855.5864.55925286435-3243-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium291415.483
359New York Mets1337162.53411.56265854131-3640-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium291712.586
4815Montreal Expos1336667.49616.5581615-3429-3837-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium291217.414
51428Philadelphia Phillies1304981.37732.0539712-17321-4528-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium321913.594
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Houston Astros1347064.522--6355567932-3538-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome281414.500
2713Pittsburgh Pirates1356768.4963.5591645-5432-3635-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium271215.444
31122St. Louis Cardinals1346272.4638.0547538927-4035-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II281117.393
41223Cincinnati Reds1325973.44710.0523630-10727-4032-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field301713.567
51326Chicago Cubs1355481.40016.5556634-7819-4835-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field271413.519
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1367759.566--60550410135-3342-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium261115.423
247San Francisco Giants1357461.5482.5645660-1535-3239-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point271611.593
3918Colorado Rockies1366670.48511.0762777-1527-4239-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field26179.654
41021San Diego Padres1366373.46314.0674735-6132-3731-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium261313.500

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mark Johnson1B29.317Claimed on waivers by Reds from Pirates.