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1997 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  98-64   .605
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Davey Johnson
General Manager:   Pat Gillick
Stadium:  Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Attendance:  3,711,132
Payroll:  $54,871,399
Playoffs: Season in progress

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jesse Orosco (40)
Youngest Player:  Mike Johnson (21)
Longest Tenure:  Cal Ripken (17)
Top Hitter:  Brady Anderson (21)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Mussina (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Jayson Werth (#22)

Roster Continuity:  62.92%
Top Prospect:   Nerio Rodriguez
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore9864.605--
NY Yankees9666.5932.0
Detroit7983.48819.0
Boston7884.48120.0
Toronto7686.46922.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Armando Benitez1997-04-041997W  5-4 @ TEXSv 1.2000015000627141352%672-5Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Mike Johnson1997-04-061997L  9-3 @ TEX  44221020001764412364%10-01st career game
Terry Mathews1997-04-091997W  4-2 @ KCA  220000000082318578%22916-15Threw 78% strikes
Jimmy Key1997-04-131997W  9-0 vs TEXWSHO960001700032120724860%414166-104Complete game/Shutout
Mike Johnson1997-04-261997W  14-5 vs BOSSv 32000030001044291566%30-01st career save
Shawn Boskie1997-04-271997L  13-7 vs BOS  2522102000113426876%18842-55Threw 76% strikes
Shawn Boskie1997-05-281997W  8-1 @ DETSv 3100004000103022873%19544-561st career save
Mike Mussina1997-05-301997W  3-0 vs CLEWSHO9100001000028000--17297-4210 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
Mike Johnson1997-06-111997L  10-1 @ BOSL 268703510017000--90-1Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Shawn Boskie1997-06-241997W  6-2 @ MILW 54220210002191583364%20046-57200th career game
Mike Mussina1997-06-251997W  9-1 @ MILW 9311011210032125854068%17799-4312 Strikeouts
Mike Mussina1997-06-301997W  8-1 vs PHIW 861101900031000--178100-43100th career win
Randy Myers1997-07-011997W  4-1 vs PHISv 10000130004000--63939-56300th career save
Mike Mussina1997-07-051997L  6-5 @ DET  7644131400028128794962%179100-4314 Strikeouts
Arthur Rhodes1997-07-121997L  3-2 vs MIL  2.2300002000113628878%12432-27Threw 78% strikes
Terry Mathews1997-07-141997W  9-5 vs TORW 2.130000100093225778%25718-16Threw 78% strikes
Randy Myers1997-07-181997L  3-0 vs CHA  131100100052217577%64239-56Threw 77% strikes
Arthur Rhodes1997-07-311997W  4-0 @ OAK  1.210000400062517868%13033-27Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Jesse Orosco1997-08-021997W  13-3 @ OAK  100000200031710759%93277-721000th career strikeout
Scott Erickson1997-08-121997W  8-0 vs OAKWSHO930001800130101623961%23197-81Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Armando Benitez1997-08-191997W  12-9 @ KCA  1.210001400072417771%1205-8Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Mike Mussina1997-08-231997W  5-4 vs MIN  5722011100124000--188103-4611 Strikeouts, Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Mike Mussina1997-08-281997L  5-1 vs KCAL 7522111000027102713170%189103-4710 Strikeouts
Mike Mussina1997-09-131997W  6-1 vs NYAWCG931001900031115783768%192104-483-hitter
Nerio Rodriguez1997-09-201997W  12-8 vs DETW 3.1411003000144334979%121-21st career win, Threw 79% strikes


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