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1997 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

+ Starting Pitcher Log
Nickname:
W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 812-681 + 131
Roster Continuity 62.92% 17/28
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Pat Gillick
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Payroll: $ 54,871,399 2/28
Attendance: 3,711,132 2/28
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Indians)
Top Draft Pick: Jayson Werth (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Andy Etchebarren
Bullpen Coach: Ellie Hendricks
First Base Coach: John Stearns
Hitting Coach: Rick Down
Pitching Coach: Ray Miller
Third Base Coach: Sam Perlozzo

#1 Draft Picks

B.J. Surhoff (#1), Harold Baines (#1), Jeff Hammonds (#4), Pete Incaviglia (#8), Mike Mussina (#20), Rafael Palmeiro (#22), Brian Williams (#31)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9666.5932.0
7983.48819.0
7884.48120.0
7686.46922.0
  • A complete listing of starting pitchers and boxscore results for the selected team and season.
  • A Quality start (QS) is defined as pitching 6 or more innings with 3 or least earned runs.
  • Game Score (Gsc) was derived by Bill James was created to provide a more precise measure of a pitcher's start. See calculation
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    11997-04-02W 4-2 vs KCAJimmy KeyW1-0Q1141234564200140012463 0.000.8376472961.84810111352.6
    21997-04-03W 6-4 vs KCAScott Kamieniecki-0-0-11114954.25441321002335 7.201.6081483359.2684181171.6
    31997-04-04W 5-4 @TEXScott EricksonW1-0-1120720465440430002645 6.001.5092494353.26154111635.3
    41997-04-05W 9-7 @TEXShawn Boskie-0-0-1118511944441250012041 9.001.5088523659.09121315480.5
    51997-04-06L 3-9 @TEXMike MussinaL0-1-1116216249770230002317 15.752.7572452762.5011511991.0
    61997-04-07L 5-6 @KCAJimmy Key-1-0Q2241334669331220002742 2.251.33109694063.3017101912111.1
    71997-04-09W 4-2 @KCAScott Kamieniecki-0-0Q221159664221240002458 4.911.27102624060.78194218100.8
    81997-04-11W 9-3 vs TEXMike MussinaW1-1Q2216316373110240002469 6.551.4594544057.45167131171.6
    91997-04-13W 9-0 vs TEXJimmy KeyW2-0Q3341434796000170003281 1.291.10120724860.0012112512121.0
    101997-04-14W 4-2 vs MINScott EricksonW2-0Q2220820585220240012966 3.861.1495643167.37225151572.1
    111997-04-15W 3-1 vs MINScott KamienieckiW1-0-331169752110440002059 3.941.25101524951.4914521480.5
    121997-04-16L 3-9 @CHAShawn BoskieL0-1-2218612046982420002314 13.502.00-------470.6
    131997-04-17W 1-0 @CHAMike MussinaW2-1Q3316416483000060002682 3.791.00102683466.67208207130.5
    141997-04-20W 11-1 @BOSJimmy KeyW3-0-444153485.25110630002750 1.331.26118605850.85126247110.6
    151997-04-21L 2-4 @BOSScott EricksonL2-1-332092065.18431220002537 4.261.3779502963.29153111291.3
    161997-04-22W 3-2 vs CHAMike MussinaW3-1Q4416516577220170002961 3.461.04109694063.3019111811101.1
    171997-04-23L 9-11 vs CHARocky Coppinger-0-0-2125232.24662631001717 7.711.8665293644.622316160.2
    181997-04-24L 1-2 vs BOSScott Kamieniecki-1-0Q441179876110240002963 3.131.2288573164.77971813111.2
    191997-04-25W 2-0 vs BOSScott EricksonW3-1Q4421020783000120002977 3.001.1185572867.06124151972.7
    201997-04-26W 14-5 vs BOSJimmy KeyW4-0-5541634968552440103036 2.451.39107584954.211013135170.3
    211997-04-27L 7-13 vs BOSMike Mussina-3-1-5516616668552150002540 4.221.1398692970.41227218110.7
    221997-04-29W 6-4 @MINRocky Coppinger-0-0-3226244.13330350012046 7.361.73122675554.9229621290.2
    231997-04-30W 12-3 @MINScott KamienieckiW2-0Q55118996.14331450012753 3.411.24-------881.0
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    241997-05-01W 3-2 @MINScott EricksonW4-1Q552112088.15221072003071 2.750.9799663366.671413161581.9
    251997-05-02W 7-1 vs OAKJimmy KeyW5-0Q6641735084110150002874 2.201.24-------1635.3
    261997-05-03L 3-4 vs OAKMike Mussina-3-1Q661671676.14221270002561 4.031.11-------751.4
    271997-05-04W 11-0 vs OAKRocky CoppingerW1-0Q43272563000490002371 4.761.53-------441.0
    281997-05-05L 2-7 vs ANAScott KamienieckiL2-1-6611910076440320002948 3.751.25-------1362.2
    291997-05-06W 8-4 vs ANAScott EricksonW5-1Q6621220988430230003653 2.861.02-------1682.0
    301997-05-07W 3-0 vs ANAJimmy KeyW6-0Q7741835166000311002558 1.911.28-------881.0
    311997-05-08W 13-3 vs SEAMike MussinaW4-1Q7716816875311180002866 3.601.0799643564.651413181181.4
    321997-05-09L 2-8 vs SEARocky CoppingerL1-1-54282638550340002022 6.301.8578443456.4112118670.9
    331997-05-10L 2-3 vs SEAScott Kamieniecki-2-1Q7712010177111070002766 3.351.2199623762.631132810101.0
    341997-05-11W 9-5 vs SEAScott EricksonW6-1Q7721321065221431012753 2.881.08110634757.27210231181.4
    351997-05-12W 5-1 @OAKJimmy KeyW7-0Q884193527.26110000002861 1.831.22108614756.481641314141.0
    361997-05-13W 7-3 @OAKMike MussinaW5-1Q8816916966331140002551 3.711.0899594059.60196149110.8
    371997-05-14L 5-6 @ANAMike Johnson-0-0-616144442110001738 3.500.9466382857.5854143120.3
    381997-05-15L 2-3 @ANAScott KamienieckiL2-2Q8812110268330330002844 3.491.29-------771.0
    391997-05-16W 6-3 @SEAScott EricksonW7-1Q8821421185310040002968 2.641.02105683764.761891615101.5
    401997-05-17W 4-3 @SEAJimmy KeyW8-0-994203535.26111330002551 1.801.25107584954.21154205140.4
    411997-05-18W 8-7 @SEAMike Mussina-5-1-9917017058663230002428 4.341.1699633663.641911146130.5
    421997-05-20W 4-3 vs DETScott KamienieckiW3-2Q991221037.24331240002959 3.471.21113734064.6014112510130.8
    431997-05-21W 2-0 vs DETScott EricksonW8-1Q992152127.24000531002967 2.351.0597574058.76910171653.2
    441997-05-23L 1-6 @CLEJimmy KeyL8-1-10104213544.110650200002518 2.391.36-------942.3
    451997-05-24W 8-3 @CLEMike MussinaW6-1Q101017117179330190002955 4.291.19-------824.0
    461997-05-25L 6-7 @CLEMike Johnson-0-0-727236331310001731 4.291.24-------340.8
    471997-05-26W 8-6 @NYAScott Erickson-8-1-101021621359661231002526 2.961.1399544554.55174131191.2
    481997-05-27W 10-6 @NYAScott KamienieckiW4-2-101012310457421420002739 3.481.29105594656.19144201381.6
    491997-05-28W 8-1 @DETJimmy KeyW9-1Q111142235566110221012756 2.311.36127775060.63268211391.4
    501997-05-30W 3-0 vs CLEMike MussinaW7-1Q1111172172910000100002895 3.751.06-------1161.8
    511997-05-31W 8-5 vs CLEMike Johnson-0-0-83833.15553210001726 5.401.32-------360.5
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    521997-06-03W 7-5 vs NYAJimmy Key-9-1-121242335678551260003045 2.691.36112684460.711752411111.0
    531997-06-04W 9-7 vs NYAMike Mussina-7-1Q12121731736.15220220002554 3.651.05101653664.362251711101.1
    541997-06-06L 3-7 @CHAScott EricksonL8-2-1111217214510771131002621 3.601.2083552866.271351512101.2
    551997-06-07L 0-1 @CHAScott Kamieniecki-4-2Q111112410573000210002470 3.131.23-------9100.9
    561997-06-08W 2-1 @CHAJimmy KeyW10-1Q131342435776110190002869 2.571.33-------661.0
    571997-06-09W 10-2 @CHAMike MussinaW8-1Q131317417495222160003174 3.481.01116803668.972392411130.8
    581997-06-10W 7-2 @BOSScott EricksonW9-2Q12122182157.27221240003057 3.471.19-------1252.4
    591997-06-10W 4-2 @BOSShawn Boskie-3-2-13319712147221040001944 6.191.66-------632.0
    601997-06-11L 1-10 @BOSMike JohnsonL0-1-949426870351001712 7.331.56-------321.5
    611997-06-12L 5-9 @BOSScott KamienieckiL4-3-121212510649882421002410 3.951.34-------818.0
    621997-06-13W 4-3 @ATLJimmy KeyW11-1Q14144253586.25110360002761 2.471.32101614060.40176208100.8
    631997-06-14W 6-4 @ATLMike Mussina-8-1Q141417517567331180002553 3.541.03-------541.3
    641997-06-15W 5-3 @ATLScott Erickson-9-2Q131321921668331220002644 3.541.2266452168.1811481481.8
    651997-06-16L 4-6 vs MONShawn BoskieL3-3-15419912257551320002432 6.631.6896583860.4224699100.9
    661997-06-17W 5-4 vs MONScott KamienieckiW5-3-131312610756321140002348 3.921.3591573462.64157171171.6
    671997-06-18L 0-1 vs MONJimmy KeyL11-2Q15154263597.13111340002868 2.391.29-------991.0
    681997-06-20L 0-3 @TORMike MussinaL8-2Q15151761766.28320650013345 3.511.11-------580.6
    691997-06-21W 5-1 @TORScott EricksonW10-2Q15142212177.16110130002663 3.341.20-------1152.2
    701997-06-22W 5-2 @TORScott KamienieckiW6-3Q141412710867220241002652 3.861.36113664758.41227171191.2
    711997-06-23L 0-5 @MILJimmy KeyL11-3-161642736069441170002644 2.601.31106664062.26218191170.1
    721997-06-24W 6-2 @MILShawn BoskieW4-3-16520012354220210002150 6.281.6391583363.74175186120.5
    731997-06-25W 9-1 @MILMike MussinaW9-2Q1616177177931101121003288 3.301.06125854068.002218268110.7
    741997-06-26L 0-3 vs TORScott EricksonL10-3Q161522221874220341002862 3.291.18-------1252.4
    751997-06-27L 1-2 vs TORScott KamienieckiL6-4Q151512810975220210002758 3.761.3396564058.331451310140.7
    761997-06-28L 2-5 vs TORJimmy KeyL11-4-171742836143222220001748 2.671.31110100.00000551.0
    771997-06-29L 2-3 vs TORShawn Boskie-4-3Q17620112475210050002666 5.581.5084592570.241810109120.8
    781997-06-30W 8-1 vs PHIMike MussinaW10-2Q171717817886110190003174 3.151.04-------871.1
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    791997-07-01W 4-1 vs PHIScott EricksonW11-3Q17162232197.17100220003161 3.081.19-------1553.0
    801997-07-02W 10-6 vs PHIScott Kamieniecki-6-4-16161291105.29443130002635 3.941.36102614159.80205149130.7
    811997-07-03W 10-1 @DETJimmy KeyW12-4Q181842936285111230002969 2.561.28110654559.09168176180.3
    821997-07-04L 8-11 @DETMike Johnson-0-1-12512535772340001620 8.231.6663392461.9011136270.3
    831997-07-04W 4-3 @DETShawn Boskie-4-3-18720212548331210002233 5.671.5792524056.52182137120.6
    841997-07-05L 5-6 @DETMike Mussina-10-2-1818179179764413140002860 3.271.06128794961.72242024560.8
    851997-07-06L 9-14 @DETScott EricksonL11-4-18172242204.110121124320127-5 3.801.26109634657.801811157120.6
    861997-07-11L 1-3 vs MILJimmy KeyL12-5Q191943036366321350012452 2.581.29-------450.8
    871997-07-12L 2-3 vs MILScott EricksonL11-5Q19182252216.19332010012843 3.841.2789602967.42203111791.9
    881997-07-13L 4-6 vs MILMike MussinaL10-3-19191801806.18552151002740 3.441.07102653763.73189177140.5
    891997-07-14W 9-5 vs TORScott Kamieniecki-6-4-17171301115.17332240002443 3.971.3781493260.49165107110.6
    901997-07-15W 8-4 vs TORShawn BoskieW5-3-1982031265.24222070002158 5.401.4890622868.89181515771.0
    911997-07-16L 1-4 vs BOSJimmy KeyL12-6-20204313646.28441341003041 2.721.30107624557.9499219140.6
    921997-07-17L 9-12 vs BOSScott Erickson-11-5-20192262224.212550010002519 4.041.31-------13113.0
    931997-07-18L 0-3 vs CHAMike MussinaL10-4Q202018118187221282003366 3.371.07119675256.3016101813101.3
    941997-07-19W 8-3 vs CHAScott Kamieniecki-6-4-18181311125.18330250002642 4.041.40107634458.88227151091.1
    951997-07-20L 2-10 vs CHAShawn BoskieL5-4-209204127510771220002719 5.951.55-------4100.4
    961997-07-21W 5-1 @TEXJimmy KeyW13-6Q212143236566110170002562 2.671.30112724064.292311214130.3
    971997-07-22W 9-3 @TEXScott EricksonW12-5-21202272235.19110350002847 3.951.36110664460.00206208120.7
    981997-07-23W 3-2 @TEXMike Mussina-10-4Q212118218285221420003262 3.311.07109624756.881451711150.7
    991997-07-25L 2-5 @MINScott KamienieckiL6-5-191913211358553150002335 4.261.4287503757.479816981.1
    1001997-07-26W 2-1 @MINJimmy Key-13-6Q222243336678111050002862 2.601.29-------961.5
    1011997-07-27W 9-0 @MINScott EricksonW13-5Q222122822495000090003186 3.701.30102653763.731781812101.2
    1021997-07-28W 7-2 vs TEXMike MussinaW11-4Q222218318376221160002862 3.271.0795682771.581972110110.9
    1031997-07-29W 5-4 vs TEXRick KrivdaW1-0-1136255.15331330002345 5.401.6094573760.64155201252.4
    1041997-07-30W 3-1 vs TEXScott KamienieckiW7-5Q20201331146.23110460012764 4.081.39107634458.88188211152.2
    1051997-07-31W 4-0 @OAKJimmy Key-13-6Q232343436774000340002770 2.481.28105614458.10128218120.7
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1061997-08-01L 1-2 @OAKScott Erickson-13-5Q232222922584100261002976 3.501.2895583761.0585241653.2
    1071997-08-02W 13-3 @OAKMike MussinaW12-4Q232318418477310140002958 3.191.07110723865.451582514101.4
    1081997-08-03W 7-5 @OAKRick Krivda-1-0-22372645441240001938 7.001.6771413057.758317490.4
    1091997-08-05L 3-4 @SEAJimmy Key-13-6-242443536853331550002449 2.571.29111605154.0519720680.8
    1101997-08-06W 4-3 @SEAScott Erickson-13-5Q242323022678331130002951 3.521.2897564157.73742014111.3
    1111997-08-08W 6-2 @ANAMike MussinaW13-4Q24241851857.13220361002866 3.161.07104683665.38199218110.7
    1121997-08-09L 3-4 @ANAScott Kamieniecki-7-5Q212113411573110070012474 3.931.3493623166.67171217790.8
    1131997-08-10W 4-3 @ANAJimmy Key-13-6Q25254363696.26332450003049 2.631.29114664857.891312208130.6
    1141997-08-12W 8-0 vs OAKScott EricksonW14-5Q252423122793000180013088 3.331.23101623961.39159181553.0
    1151997-08-13L 2-4 vs OAKMike MussinaL13-5-252518618657443280002443 3.281.09109723766.06231124680.8
    1161997-08-15W 4-3 vs SEAScott KamienieckiW8-5Q222213511675110370002767 3.791.33115724362.6120530981.1
    1171997-08-15L 3-8 vs SEAJimmy KeyL13-7-26264373704.19662440002420 2.891.3488493955.68123186100.6
    1181997-08-16W 10-9 vs ANARick Krivda-1-0-33382736663110101521 9.751.83-------350.6
    1191997-08-17W 5-4 vs ANAScott Erickson-14-5-26252322287.210440150003245 3.381.24100673367.001362213131.0
    1201997-08-18W 2-1 vs ANAMike Mussina-13-5Q26261871877.27110360003162 3.181.09120764463.3320102411111.0
    1211997-08-19W 12-9 @KCAScott Kamieniecki-8-5-23231361173.18770200001911 4.171.3874433158.1112212890.9
    1221997-08-19L 2-9 @KCAEsteban YanL0-1-11514.11188131001276 18.003.5093573661.29169105170.3
    1231997-08-20W 4-2 @KCAJimmy KeyW14-7Q272743837174110250002468 2.831.32101594258.4217520890.9
    1241997-08-21W 4-3 @KCARick KrivdaW2-0-4439285.14110160002060 7.001.5083513261.45121511761.2
    1251997-08-22W 3-1 vs MINScott EricksonW15-5Q27262332298.15111281003274 3.281.22-------1443.5
    1261997-08-23W 5-4 vs MINMike Mussina-13-5-2727188188572201110012455 3.191.11-------414.0
    1271997-08-24W 5-1 vs MINScott KamienieckiW9-5Q242413711874110181002672 4.031.34-------580.6
    1281997-08-26L 4-5 vs KCAJimmy Key-14-7Q28284393726.27432170002950 2.871.31115734263.481320191381.6
    1291997-08-27W 7-3 vs KCAScott Erickson-15-5Q282723423076331170002759 3.301.21101633862.381614141635.3
    1301997-08-28L 1-5 vs KCAMike MussinaL13-6Q2828189189752211100002768 3.171.10102713169.61201421971.3
    1311997-08-29W 4-3 vs NYNScott Kamieniecki-9-5Q252513811978331100013148 4.021.34107723567.29262157220.3
    1321997-08-30L 6-13 vs NYNRick Krivda-2-0-5540294.18550200102324 7.771.68-------851.6
    1331997-08-31L 1-4 vs NYNJimmy KeyL14-8-292944037366442430022843 2.971.32102574555.88165178110.7
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1341997-09-01L 4-10 @FLOScott Erickson-15-5-292823523154441310002141 3.401.22109595054.13216151071.4
    1351997-09-02L 2-3 @FLOMike Mussina-13-6Q292919019076221090002666 3.151.09104733170.191619217100.7
    1361997-09-03L 6-7 @FLOScott Kamieniecki-9-5-262613912058330230002240 4.061.3696583860.42191481071.4
    1371997-09-04W 5-2 @NYARick KrivdaW3-0Q66413067220330002550 6.751.6886513559.30145131091.1
    1381997-09-05W 13-9 @NYAJimmy KeyW15-8-303044137458440230002336 3.081.34114664857.89205231081.3
    1391997-09-06W 4-1 @NYAScott EricksonW16-5Q302923623294110250003478 3.301.19113724163.722161815121.3
    1401997-09-07L 3-10 @NYAMike MussinaL13-7-303019119136442200001727 3.281.1153292454.725092130.2
    1411997-09-08L 1-2 @CLEScott Kamieniecki-9-5Q272714012166110240002458 3.971.3693543958.06126188100.8
    1421997-09-09W 9-3 @CLERick KrivdaW4-0Q7742316.16320310002948 6.091.65-------1091.1
    1431997-09-11L 2-14 vs NYAJimmy KeyL15-9-31314423755.16860260002531 3.281.3599574257.58154211071.4
    1441997-09-12L 5-13 vs NYAScott EricksonL16-6-31302372332.1988042000200 3.621.2584483657.14201134100.4
    1451997-09-13W 6-1 vs NYAMike MussinaW14-7Q313119219293100190003187 3.141.08115783767.83168331472.0
    1461997-09-14L 2-8 vs NYAScott KamienieckiL9-6-282814112255330140002048 4.011.3677443357.145915871.1
    1471997-09-15W 6-5 vs CLEEsteban Yan-0-1-22624.26441331002334 12.002.56101574456.4421811890.9
    1481997-09-15L 1-4 vs CLERick KrivdaL4-1Q8843326.19331230002943 5.711.63113763767.262372212121.0
    1491997-09-16L 2-4 vs CLENerio RodriguezL0-1Q311126.27330260013050 5.541.38105644160.952211107140.5
    1501997-09-16W 7-2 vs CLEJimmy KeyW16-9Q32324433767.24200310002863 3.151.33118744462.71279141591.7
    1511997-09-17L 3-8 vs MILScott EricksonL16-7-32312382344.19660130002322 3.791.2680503062.50164111271.7
    1521997-09-18W 4-3 vs MILMike MussinaW15-7Q323219319367331350012948 3.181.10105683764.76185251281.5
    1531997-09-19L 3-5 vs DETScott Kamieniecki-9-6Q29291421236.18330421002942 4.031.38107654260.75154231944.8
    1541997-09-20W 12-8 vs DETRick Krivda-4-1-9944334.19550060002130 6.201.6926131350.00304641.5
    1551997-09-21L 3-11 vs DETJimmy KeyL16-10-33334443774.27551351002430 3.301.35105604557.1412824790.8
    1561997-09-22L 4-5 vs DETScott Erickson-16-7Q333223923576210360002862 3.711.2685523361.1867201252.4
    1571997-09-23W 3-2 @TORNerio RodriguezW2-1-521335.12220220002055 4.711.2469422760.8796115110.5
    1581997-09-24W 9-3 @TORScott KamienieckiW10-6Q303014312476332220002853 4.021.37109674261.472261510140.7
    1591997-09-25L 3-4 @TORMike MussinaL15-8Q3333194194710432170002849 3.201.12105753071.431814238120.7
    1601997-09-26L 2-4 @MILRick KrivdaL4-2-1010453458441120002136 6.301.7083503360.24132178100.8
    1611997-09-27W 5-4 @MILScott Erickson-16-7Q343324023666321050002455 3.691.26113664758.41158241091.1
    1621997-09-28W 7-6 @MILJimmy Key-16-10-343444537859551340002630 3.441.38102594357.84173208110.7


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