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Tuesday September 9,1997This 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 1997-09-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds5BoxMike MorganGeremi GonzalezJeff Shaw
Houston Astros7Colorado Rockies4BoxMike HamptonJamey WrightRuss Springer
Atlanta Braves4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJohn SmoltzIsmael ValdezMark Wohlers
Pittsburgh Pirates4Montreal Expos5BoxUgueth UrbinaRich Loiselle(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1New York Mets0BoxTyler GreenDave MlickiRicky Bottalico
Florida Marlins6San Diego Padres7BoxTim WorrellKirt Ojala(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5San Francisco Giants3BoxManny AybarTerry MulhollandDennis Eckersley
New York Yankees8Boston Red Sox6BoxWillie BanksDerek LoweMariano Rivera
Milwaukee Brewers1Chicago White Sox4BoxScott EyreJose MercedesTony Castillo
Baltimore Orioles9Cleveland Indians3BoxRick KrivdaChad Ogea(none)
Texas Rangers0Detroit Tigers4BoxScott SandersRick Helling(none)
Seattle Mariners4Kansas City Royals3BoxMike TimlinHipolito PichardoHeathcliff Slocumb
Oakland Athletics5Minnesota Twins1BoxJimmy HaynesLaTroy Hawkins(none)
Anaheim Angels0Toronto Blue Jays2BoxChris CarpenterKen Hill(none)

Standings as of 1997-09-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1428953.627--72356715648-2741-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards20911.450
224New York Yankees1428161.5708.076761415341-3040-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I20155.750
4915Toronto Blue Jays1447074.48620.0588617-2932-3738-37W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome18612.333
3716Detroit Tigers1447074.48620.0706697929-4041-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1899.500
51019Boston Red Sox1446975.47921.0790793-334-3535-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1899.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians1407664.543--7637164735-3141-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field211011.476
2613Milwaukee Brewers1437271.5035.5615668-5329-4543-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium18612.333
3817Chicago White Sox1447074.4868.0689742-5331-4339-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II17107.588
41225Minnesota Twins1435984.41318.5679768-8927-4132-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome19910.474
51327Kansas City Royals1425884.40819.0666736-7028-4030-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium19910.474
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1458065.552--8317646741-3439-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome17107.588
2510Anaheim Angels1457570.5175.07467133334-4141-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1798.529
31122Texas Rangers1456778.46213.0706736-3033-4234-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington17107.588
41428Oakland Athletics1455887.40022.0686837-15127-4931-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum17710.412
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1449054.625--71651620047-2743-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field18117.611
223Florida Marlins1438459.5875.56525807238-3646-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium19811.421
359New York Mets1437766.53812.56796304934-3843-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium19118.579
4712Montreal Expos1437271.50317.5621645-2430-3942-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium19613.316
51426Philadelphia Phillies1415883.41130.5585738-15327-4731-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium211011.476
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Houston Astros1447371.507--6725957734-4039-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome18117.611
2918Pittsburgh Pirates1457075.4833.5638695-5734-4136-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1798.529
31121St. Louis Cardinals1446777.4656.0600601-130-4437-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II18612.333
41223Cincinnati Reds1436578.4557.5573686-11327-4238-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field19118.579
51324Chicago Cubs1456085.41413.5622686-6421-5039-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1789.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1458164.559--66355311035-3546-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium17710.412
247San Francisco Giants1447965.5491.5686708-2236-3343-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point18117.611
3814Colorado Rockies1457372.5038.0823818529-4244-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field17107.588
41020San Diego Padres1456877.46913.0716782-6633-3835-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1789.471


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Scott KlingenbeckP26.218Released by Reds. 
Danilo SanchezC16.319Signed as nondrafted free agent by Tigers