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Thursday, May 1,1997

Thursday, May 1,1997

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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 1997-05-01 Atlanta Braves 4 Cincinnati Reds 2 box | pbp Cinergy Field John Smoltz Dave Burba Mark Wohlers 19,991 2:22
1997 reg season 1997-05-01 Chicago Cubs 4 Colorado Rockies 5 box | pbp Coors Field Bill Swift Frank Castillo Steve Reed 48,052 3:03
1997 reg season 1997-05-01 Houston Astros 0 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Pedro Martinez Chris Holt -- 12,328 2:11
1997 reg season 1997-05-01 San Diego Padres 7 New York Mets 3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Andy Ashby Dave Mlicki -- 12,344 2:32
1997 reg season 1997-05-01 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Philadelphia Phillies 0 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Pedro Astacio Curt Schilling -- 16,546 2:14
1997 reg season 1997-05-01 San Francisco Giants 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Steve Cooke Shawn Estes Ricardo Rincon 10,507 2:38
1997 reg season 1997-05-01 Florida Marlins 2 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Matt Morris Alex Fernandez Dennis Eckersley 28,087 2:28
1997 reg season 1997-05-01 Oakland Athletics 1 Cleveland Indians 7 box | pbp Progressive Field Jack McDowell Willie Adams -- 42,398 2:42
1997 reg season 1997-05-01 Toronto Blue Jays 0 Kansas City Royals 8 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jose Rosado Woody Williams -- 12,046 2:46
1997 reg season 1997-05-01 Baltimore Orioles 3 Minnesota Twins 2 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Scott Erickson Scott Aldred Randy Myers 11,678 2:26
10 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 24 17 7 .708 0.0 135 96 39 W3 8-4 9-3 1 1 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 25 13 12 .520 4.5 146 124 22 W1 7-7 6-5 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 4.5 156 121 35 W1 7-7 7-6 3 6 13 -- Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 24 11 13 .458 6.0 99 101 -2 L1 6-6 5-7 4 11 20 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 27 11 16 .407 7.5 139 154 -15 W1 5-9 6-7 5 13 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 Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 23 12 11 .522 0.0 110 120 -10 L1 4-7 8-4 1 4 10 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 0.5 174 173 1 W1 7-7 6-6 2 9 16 -- Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 0.5 120 109 11 W1 7-6 5-6 3 8 17 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 27 11 16 .407 3.0 126 157 -31 L8 5-8 6-8 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 25 8 17 .320 5.0 106 138 -32 L1 4-8 4-9 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 27 16 11 .593 0.0 161 151 10 L1 9-4 7-7 1 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 24 14 10 .583 0.5 110 98 12 W1 7-5 7-5 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 2.5 124 135 -11 L1 5-5 7-7 3 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 27 13 14 .481 3.0 129 158 -29 L1 5-8 8-6 4 10 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 26 20 6 .769 0.0 144 75 69 W2 8-4 12-2 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 26 15 11 .577 5.0 105 100 5 L2 3-9 12-2 2 4 7 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 25 13 12 .520 6.5 123 129 -6 W2 4-8 9-4 3 7 12 -- dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 27 12 15 .444 8.5 119 104 15 L1 6-8 6-7 4 10 21 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 25 8 17 .320 11.5 90 123 -33 L2 5-8 3-9 5 12 25 -- 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 27 15 12 .556 0.0 113 96 17 L2 7-7 8-5 1 6 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 1.5 94 125 -31 W1 7-7 6-6 2 8 14 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 26 12 14 .462 2.5 89 89 0 W5 4-10 8-4 3 9 19 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 26 7 19 .269 7.5 96 172 -76 L4 2-12 5-7 4 13 27 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 26 6 20 .231 8.5 99 138 -39 L2 2-12 4-8 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 Colorado Rockies franchise | log 25 18 7 .720 0.0 176 124 52 W2 9-4 9-3 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 25 17 8 .680 1.0 96 79 17 L1 8-4 9-4 2 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 25 14 11 .560 4.0 93 88 5 W3 6-5 8-6 3 5 8 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 25 10 15 .400 8.0 107 102 5 W1 4-7 6-8 4 11 24 -- 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
Bryan Eversgerd Texas Rangers Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Johnny Ruffin -- Hist Sold by Boston Red Sox to Kintetsu Buffaloes (Japan Pacific)
2 record(s)