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Monday, May 12,1997

Monday, May 12,1997

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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 1997-05-12 Houston Astros 4 Florida Marlins 11 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Rob Stanifer Shane Reynolds -- 15,342 2:51
1997 reg season 1997-05-12 Colorado Rockies 9 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Mike DeJean Bobby Munoz -- 12,603 2:31
1997 reg season 1997-05-12 Atlanta Braves 10 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Greg Maddux Jason Schmidt -- 12,114 2:40
1997 reg season 1997-05-12 Chicago White Sox 8 Anaheim Angels 16 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Rich DeLucia Al Levine -- 14,540 3:44
1997 reg season 1997-05-12 Seattle Mariners 8 Milwaukee Brewers 9 box | pbp County Stadium Jeff D'Amico Bob Wolcott Doug Jones 10,587 3:05
1997 reg season 1997-05-12 Toronto Blue Jays 2 Minnesota Twins 12 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Brad Radke Chris Carpenter -- 10,830 2:45
1997 reg season 1997-05-12 Baltimore Orioles 5 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jimmy Key Steve Karsay Armando Benitez 11,352 2:28
1997 reg season 1997-05-12 Cleveland Indians 2 Texas Rangers 4 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington John Burkett Jack McDowell John Wetteland 25,327 2:29
8 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 35 24 11 .686 0.0 200 132 68 W2 9-4 15-7 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 37 21 16 .568 4.0 217 157 60 W2 9-8 12-8 2 5 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 35 19 16 .543 5.0 133 140 -7 L1 10-8 9-8 3 6 11 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 35 15 20 .429 9.0 195 188 7 L4 8-9 7-11 4 10 20 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 36 15 21 .417 9.5 178 181 -3 W2 6-12 9-9 5 11 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 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 33 19 14 .576 0.0 168 171 -3 W5 5-9 14-5 1 4 8 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 34 17 17 .500 2.5 155 159 -4 L2 11-9 6-8 2 7 16 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 35 17 18 .486 3.0 206 211 -5 L3 8-10 9-8 3 8 17 -- Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 34 14 20 .412 5.5 160 189 -29 L1 4-9 10-11 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 38 15 23 .395 6.5 177 214 -37 W1 8-12 7-11 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 West Texas Rangers franchise | log 34 20 14 .588 0.0 166 144 22 W4 10-8 10-6 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 36 21 15 .583 0.0 216 210 6 L2 12-7 9-8 2 3 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 34 15 19 .441 5.0 167 180 -13 W1 7-12 8-7 3 9 19 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 38 15 23 .395 7.0 169 231 -62 L6 7-16 8-7 4 14 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 37 26 11 .703 0.0 185 110 75 W3 13-7 13-4 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 37 21 16 .568 5.0 147 132 15 W2 4-11 17-5 2 5 10 -- Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 6.5 176 157 19 W1 9-12 9-4 3 6 12 -- dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 37 19 18 .514 7.0 174 142 32 W3 11-10 8-8 4 8 15 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 36 13 23 .361 12.5 129 188 -59 L1 7-13 6-10 5 12 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 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 38 20 18 .526 0.0 152 141 11 L2 8-10 12-8 1 7 13 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 37 19 18 .514 0.5 145 171 -26 L3 12-9 7-9 2 9 14 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 36 16 20 .444 3.0 134 135 -1 L3 5-12 11-8 3 10 18 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 35 11 24 .314 7.5 129 202 -73 L2 6-17 5-7 4 13 27 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 35 10 25 .286 8.5 133 179 -46 L2 6-17 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 San Francisco Giants franchise | log 34 21 13 .618 0.0 129 132 -3 W2 8-4 13-9 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 36 22 14 .611 0.0 235 188 47 W1 10-7 12-7 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 34 20 14 .588 1.0 126 113 13 L1 6-5 14-9 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 34 14 20 .412 7.0 140 144 -4 W2 4-7 10-13 4 11 22 -- 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
Ricky Bones Milwaukee Brewers Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Brad Thomas Minnesota Twins Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Mitch Williams -- Hist Released by Royals
Ricky Trlicek New York Mets Hist Traded from Boston Red Sox to New York Mets for Toby Borland
Toby Borland Boston Red Sox Hist Traded from New York Mets to Boston Red Sox for Ricky Trlicek
Lance Painter St. Louis Cardinals Hist Activated from Disabled List
6 record(s)