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Saturday August 30,1997This 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 1997-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Colorado Rockies4BoxJerry DiPotoMike Mohler(none)
Seattle Mariners2Los Angeles Dodgers11BoxRamon MartinezBob WolcottDarren Dreifort
Texas Rangers1San Diego Padres4BoxAndy AshbyTerry ClarkTrevor Hoffman
Anaheim Angels3San Francisco Giants7BoxShawn EstesDennis Springer(none)
New York Mets13Baltimore Orioles6BoxBrian BohanonTerry MathewsCory Lidle
Atlanta Braves15Boston Red Sox2BoxKevin MillwoodTim Wakefield(none)
Houston Astros2Chicago White Sox9BoxJason BereMike Hampton(none)
Chicago Cubs9Cleveland Indians4BoxKevin TapaniJohn Smiley(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Detroit Tigers0BoxMatt BeechScott SandersRicky Bottalico
St. Louis Cardinals5Kansas City Royals16BoxTim BelcherManny Aybar(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxJon LieberJose MercedesRich Loiselle
Cincinnati Reds1Minnesota Twins4BoxLaTroy HawkinsMike MorganRick Aguilera
Montreal Expos7New York Yankees2BoxPedro MartinezDavid Wells(none)
Florida Marlins4Toronto Blue Jays1BoxAlex FernandezChris CarpenterRobb Nen

Standings as of 1997-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1328547.644--67551615944-2241-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards301317.433
224New York Yankees1337855.5867.572956616340-2738-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I291811.621
3816Boston Red Sox1366769.49320.0752756-434-3233-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park261115.423
4918Toronto Blue Jays1346569.48521.0551576-2532-3433-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome281117.393
51121Detroit Tigers1346272.46324.0656668-1227-3935-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium281711.607
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians1316962.527--7066772933-3036-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field301713.567
2614Milwaukee Brewers1346767.5003.5585627-4225-4142-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium271116.407
3715Chicago White Sox1356768.4964.0659693-3430-3837-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II261313.500
41224Kansas City Royals1325577.41714.5620678-5827-3828-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium291217.414
51325Minnesota Twins1335578.41415.0626696-7026-3929-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome291316.448
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Seattle Mariners1367462.544--7747185636-3238-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome261610.615
249Anaheim Angels1367363.5371.07116624932-3641-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field261115.423
31019Texas Rangers1366472.47110.0675694-1932-3632-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington261313.500
41427Oakland Athletics1365383.39021.0628788-16023-4630-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum261214.462
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1358451.622--67148019142-2642-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field271710.630
223Florida Marlins1347955.5904.55965296736-3243-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium281315.464
358New York Mets1347262.53711.56395914832-3640-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium281612.571
4812Montreal Expos1346767.50016.5588617-2930-3837-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium281117.393
51428Philadelphia Phillies1315081.38232.0541712-17122-4528-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium311813.581
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Houston Astros1357065.519--6375657232-3638-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome271413.519
2713Pittsburgh Pirates1366868.5002.5594646-5233-3635-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium261115.423
31122St. Louis Cardinals1356273.4598.0552554-227-4135-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II271116.407
41223Cincinnati Reds1335974.44410.0524634-11027-4132-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field291712.586
51326Chicago Cubs1365581.40415.5565638-7320-4835-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field261313.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1377859.569--61650611035-3343-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium251015.400
246San Francisco Giants1367561.5512.5652663-1135-3240-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point261511.577
3917Colorado Rockies1376770.48911.0766780-1427-4240-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field25169.640
41020San Diego Padres1376473.46714.0678736-5832-3732-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium251213.480


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Roland De La MazaP25.295Traded by Indians to Royals for Bip Roberts. 
Darrin JacksonCF-RF34.008Traded by Twins to Brewers for Mick Fieldbinder. 
Edwin MinayaP17.071Signed as nondrafted free agent by Athletics 
Curtis PrideLF-RF28.256Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Bip Roberts2B-LF33.308Traded by Royals to Indians for Roland De La Maza. 
Bill SwiftP35.307Released by Orioles.