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Friday, May 16,1997

Friday, May 16,1997

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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 1997-05-16 St. Louis Cardinals 0 Atlanta Braves 1 box | pbp Turner Field Joe Borowski John Frascatore -- 46,626 4:09
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 San Diego Padres 7 Chicago Cubs 16 box | pbp Wrigley Field Kevin Foster Tim Worrell -- 25,036 2:43
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike Morgan Chan Ho Park Jeff Shaw 24,556 2:17
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 San Francisco Giants 13 Montreal Expos 14 box | pbp Stade Olympique Ugueth Urbina Rod Beck -- 22,365 3:46
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 Colorado Rockies 2 New York Mets 1 box | pbp Shea Stadium Mike Munoz Greg McMichael Bruce Ruffin 15,261 2:38
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 Houston Astros 12 Philadelphia Phillies 7 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Chris Holt Mark Leiter -- 13,456 3:09
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 Florida Marlins 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Alex Fernandez Jon Lieber Robb Nen 17,156 2:10
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 Milwaukee Brewers 1 Anaheim Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Chuck Finley Ben McDonald -- 26,033 2:46
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 Detroit Tigers 10 Kansas City Royals 2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Justin Thompson Jose Rosado -- 17,787 2:53
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 Boston Red Sox 5 Minnesota Twins 11 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Scott Aldred Chris Hammond -- 15,311 2:43
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 Chicago White Sox 6 Oakland Athletics 2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Wilson Alvarez Willie Adams Roberto Hernandez 14,237 3:24
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 Baltimore Orioles 6 Seattle Mariners 3 box | pbp Kingdome Scott Erickson Dennis Martinez -- 39,455 2:45
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 New York Yankees 0 Texas Rangers 6 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Julio Santana David Wells Danny Patterson 42,420 2:36
1997 reg season 1997-05-16 Cleveland Indians 2 Toronto Blue Jays 5 box | pbp Rogers Centre Roger Clemens Orel Hershiser Mike Timlin 35,195 3:00
14 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 39 26 13 .667 0.0 220 147 73 W1 11-6 15-7 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 41 24 17 .585 3.0 242 172 70 L1 12-9 12-8 2 2 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 38 21 17 .553 4.5 145 148 -3 W2 11-9 10-8 3 5 11 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 40 17 23 .425 9.5 203 200 3 W1 7-13 10-10 4 10 20 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 38 15 23 .395 10.5 202 214 -12 L7 8-12 7-11 5 13 23 -- 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 Kansas City Royals franchise | log 38 20 18 .526 0.0 182 180 2 L1 11-9 9-9 1 6 13 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 37 19 18 .514 0.5 179 191 -12 L4 5-12 14-6 2 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 38 18 20 .474 2.0 218 223 -5 L2 9-12 9-8 3 9 18 -- Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 38 16 22 .421 4.0 184 211 -27 W2 6-11 10-11 4 11 21 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 41 16 25 .390 5.5 195 236 -41 W1 8-12 8-13 5 14 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 38 22 16 .579 0.0 181 162 19 W1 10-8 12-8 1 3 9 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 40 23 17 .575 0.0 233 228 5 L2 13-7 10-10 2 4 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 38 19 19 .500 3.0 189 195 -6 W5 7-12 12-7 3 8 16 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 42 17 25 .405 7.0 187 253 -66 L1 7-16 10-9 4 12 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 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 40 27 13 .675 0.0 194 125 69 W1 13-7 14-6 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 40 24 16 .600 3.0 165 141 24 W5 7-11 17-5 2 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 38 22 16 .579 4.0 214 187 27 W5 9-12 13-4 3 5 7 -- dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 7.0 179 148 31 L2 11-10 9-10 4 9 17 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 39 14 25 .359 12.5 142 214 -72 L2 7-13 7-12 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 41 22 19 .537 0.0 168 152 16 W2 10-11 12-8 1 7 12 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 40 21 19 .525 0.5 165 187 -22 L1 12-9 9-10 2 8 14 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 39 17 22 .436 4.0 148 142 6 L1 6-14 11-8 3 10 19 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 39 13 26 .333 8.0 163 195 -32 W2 6-17 7-9 4 13 27 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 39 12 27 .308 9.0 137 214 -77 W1 6-17 6-10 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 38 23 15 .605 0.0 157 157 0 L2 10-6 13-9 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 39 23 16 .590 0.5 250 208 42 W1 11-9 12-7 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 38 22 16 .579 1.0 137 124 13 L1 8-7 14-9 3 6 8 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 38 14 24 .368 9.0 159 184 -25 L4 4-11 10-13 4 11 25 -- 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)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Marcus Thames New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (East Central CC)
Victor Alvarez Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Gregg Olson -- Hist Released by Twins
Troy Percival Anaheim Angels Hist Activated from Disabled List
Edgar Ramos Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
Scott Stahoviak Minnesota Twins Hist Activated from Disabled List
6 record(s)