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Sunday, April 20,1997

Sunday, April 20,1997

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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 1997-04-20 Atlanta Braves 2 Colorado Rockies 9 box | pbp Coors Field Darren Holmes John Smoltz -- 48,155 2:43
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Houston Astros 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Chris Holt Tom Candiotti John Hudek 33,250 2:21
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Chicago Cubs 2 New York Mets 8 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bobby Jones Steve Trachsel -- 0 2:44
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Chicago Cubs 4 New York Mets 3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Kevin Foster Dave Mlicki Turk Wendell 18,484 3:17
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Montreal Expos 5 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jeff Juden Bobby Munoz Dave Veres 0 2:32
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Montreal Expos 3 Philadelphia Phillies 0 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Pedro Martinez Mark Portugal Ugueth Urbina 20,262 2:22
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Cincinnati Reds 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jon Lieber Kent Mercker John Ericks 14,542 2:40
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 St. Louis Cardinals 2 San Diego Padres 8 box | pbp Aloha Stadium Andy Ashby Brady Raggio -- 40,050 2:53
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Florida Marlins 0 San Francisco Giants 2 box | pbp Candlestick Park Osvaldo Fernandez Alex Fernandez Rod Beck 24,514 2:38
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Baltimore Orioles 11 Boston Red Sox 1 box | pbp Fenway Park Jimmy Key Tom Gordon -- 32,290 3:13
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 New York Yankees 7 Chicago White Sox 8 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Al Levine Brian Boehringer -- 23,601 4:20
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Milwaukee Brewers 4 Cleveland Indians 6 box | pbp Progressive Field Orel Hershiser Bob Wickman Jose Mesa 42,285 3:15
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Oakland Athletics 2 Detroit Tigers 9 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Brian Moehler Steve Karsay -- 9,281 2:34
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Anaheim Angels 11 Kansas City Royals 1 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jason Dickson Glendon Rusch -- 17,176 2:25
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Minnesota Twins 6 Seattle Mariners 10 box | pbp Kingdome Bob Wolcott Todd Ritchie Norm Charlton 34,678 3:09
1997 reg season 1997-04-20 Toronto Blue Jays 5 Texas Rangers 10 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Bobby Witt Juan Guzman -- 34,333 3:02
16 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 14 11 3 .786 0.0 76 50 26 W2 5-3 6-0 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 3.5 65 53 12 L1 4-2 4-5 2 6 12 Yes dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 16 8 8 .500 4.0 92 78 14 L2 4-4 4-4 3 8 14 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 19 8 11 .421 5.5 110 122 -12 W1 3-5 5-6 4 12 21 -- dnq
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 18 7 11 .389 6.0 98 85 13 L1 6-7 1-4 5 13 22 -- Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
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 Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 0.0 61 53 8 L2 3-4 5-2 1 3 9 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 18 10 8 .556 0.0 93 96 -3 L1 4-6 6-2 2 4 11 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 17 8 9 .471 1.5 105 120 -15 W2 5-5 3-4 3 9 17 -- Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 15 7 8 .467 1.5 64 69 -5 L1 4-3 3-5 4 10 18 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 17 5 12 .294 4.5 74 95 -21 W1 2-5 3-7 5 14 26 -- 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 Seattle Mariners franchise | log 18 11 7 .611 0.0 106 105 1 W1 6-1 5-6 1 2 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 1.5 64 63 1 W1 3-3 5-4 2 5 13 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 18 9 9 .500 2.0 81 92 -11 L1 4-6 5-3 3 7 16 -- dnq
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 3.0 87 95 -8 W1 4-4 3-5 4 11 19 -- 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 Atlanta Braves franchise | log 17 13 4 .765 0.0 95 54 41 L1 5-3 8-1 1 2 3 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 17 10 7 .588 3.0 64 53 11 L3 3-5 7-2 2 6 8 -- Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 5.5 77 93 -16 W2 4-6 3-3 3 9 20 -- dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 17 6 11 .353 7.0 64 67 -3 L1 3-6 3-5 4 10 23 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 17 5 12 .294 8.0 49 78 -29 L2 3-6 2-6 5 13 27 -- 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 Houston Astros franchise | log 18 11 7 .611 0.0 68 57 11 W2 5-5 6-2 1 5 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 16 8 8 .500 2.0 56 72 -16 W2 4-4 4-4 2 8 15 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 17 6 11 .353 4.5 47 59 -12 L1 3-9 3-2 3 11 24 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 18 6 12 .333 5.0 67 109 -42 L2 2-10 4-2 4 12 25 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 15 1 14 .067 8.5 40 81 -41 W1 1-8 0-6 5 14 28 -- 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 Francisco Giants franchise | log 16 13 3 .813 0.0 66 47 19 W9 5-0 8-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 16 11 5 .688 2.0 121 87 34 W1 6-2 5-3 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 16 10 6 .625 3.0 61 44 17 L2 3-1 7-5 3 4 5 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 4.0 72 46 26 W1 3-1 6-6 4 7 10 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Mark Portugal Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Warren Newson Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)