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Wednesday, April 2,1997

Wednesday, April 2,1997

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 Colorado Rockies 3 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Dave Burba Bill Swift Jeff Shaw 20,210 2:45
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 Chicago Cubs 3 Florida Marlins 4 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Al Leiter Steve Trachsel Robb Nen 25,142 3:05
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 Atlanta Braves 3 Houston Astros 4 box | pbp Astrodome Mike Hampton Greg Maddux Billy Wagner 16,308 2:34
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 Philadelphia Phillies 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Hideo Nomo Calvin Maduro Darren Dreifort 37,195 2:31
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Jeff Juden Mark Petkovsek Lee Smith 10,420 2:14
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 New York Mets 5 San Diego Padres 6 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Sean Bergman Ricardo Jordan -- 16,465 4:08
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 Boston Red Sox 6 Anaheim Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Pat Mahomes Troy Percival Heathcliff Slocumb 30,874 3:47
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 Kansas City Royals 2 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Jimmy Key Jamie Walker Randy Myers 46,588 3:36
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 Detroit Tigers 6 Minnesota Twins 7 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Rick Aguilera Todd Jones -- 10,827 3:10
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 Cleveland Indians 9 Oakland Athletics 7 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Steve Kline Don Wengert Paul Shuey 41,235 3:16
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 New York Yankees 16 Seattle Mariners 2 box | pbp Kingdome Andy Pettitte Scott Sanders -- 30,951 3:53
1997 reg season 1997-04-02 Chicago White Sox 1 Toronto Blue Jays 6 box | pbp Rogers Centre Roger Clemens Wilson Alvarez -- 31,310 2:52
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 1 1 0 1.000 0.0 4 2 2 W1 0-0 1-0 1 2 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 1 1 0 1.000 0.0 6 5 1 W1 1-0 0-0 2 3 9 Yes dnq
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 0.5 18 6 12 W1 1-1 0-0 3 9 15 -- Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 0.5 11 7 4 W1 0-0 1-1 4 7 13 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 1.5 11 14 -3 L2 0-2 0-0 5 13 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 1 1 0 1.000 0.0 9 7 2 W1 1-0 0-0 1 5 6 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.5 14 11 3 W2 0-0 2-0 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 0.5 7 11 -4 L1 1-1 0-0 3 8 17 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 1 0 1 .000 1.0 2 4 -2 L1 0-1 0-0 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 1 0 1 .000 1.0 2 6 -4 L1 0-1 0-0 5 11 22 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 1 1 0 1.000 0.0 6 2 4 W1 0-0 1-0 1 1 11 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 0.5 6 18 -12 L1 0-0 1-1 2 6 16 -- Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 1 0 1 .000 1.0 5 6 -1 L1 0-0 0-1 3 14 28 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 1 0 1 .000 1.0 7 9 -2 L1 0-0 0-1 4 10 20 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 8 5 3 W2 0-0 2-0 1 4 3 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 6 2 4 W2 0-0 2-0 2 1 8 Yes dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.0 4 5 -1 L1 1-1 0-0 3 8 12 -- dnq
1997 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.0 4 6 -2 L2 0-2 0-0 4 11 27 -- Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.0 10 18 -8 L2 0-2 0-0 5 10 21 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 16 7 9 W2 0-0 2-0 1 2 7 Yes dnq
1997 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 6 4 2 W2 0-0 2-0 2 5 2 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 1 1 0 1.000 0.5 5 2 3 W1 1-0 0-0 3 6 4 Yes dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.0 5 8 -3 L2 0-2 0-0 4 13 26 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.0 2 6 -4 L2 0-2 0-0 5 14 18 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 2 2 0 1.000 0.0 18 10 8 W2 0-0 2-0 1 3 1 Yes dnq
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 2 1 1 .500 1.0 5 4 1 W1 0-0 1-1 2 7 14 -- dnq
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 2 0 2 .000 2.0 7 16 -9 L2 0-2 0-0 3 12 25 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 1 0 1 .000 1.5 2 5 -3 L1 0-0 0-1 4 9 19 -- Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Alvaro Espinoza Seattle Mariners Hist Signed to Minor League contract
John Burkett Texas Rangers Hist Signed to 2-year contract for 1998-1999 ($8m) [Extension]
2 record(s)