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Sunday, May 18,1997

Sunday, May 18,1997

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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 1997-05-18 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Atlanta Braves 5 box | pbp Turner Field Tom Glavine Andy Benes -- 35,046 2:14
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 San Francisco Giants 3 Chicago Cubs 5 box | pbp Wrigley Field Turk Wendell Julian Tavarez Terry Adams 37,598 2:38
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 San Diego Padres 0 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Dave Burba Fernando Valenzuela -- 23,265 3:13
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Montreal Expos 7 box | pbp Stade Olympique Pedro Martinez Pedro Astacio Ugueth Urbina 31,949 2:51
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 Colorado Rockies 4 New York Mets 10 box | pbp Shea Stadium Takashi Kashiwada Bruce Ruffin -- 22,845 3:13
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 Houston Astros 3 Philadelphia Phillies 5 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Garrett Stephenson Mike Hampton Ricky Bottalico 17,367 2:29
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 Florida Marlins 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Robb Nen Rich Loiselle Rob Stanifer 28,702 3:05
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 Milwaukee Brewers 4 Anaheim Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dennis Springer Jose Mercedes Mike James 16,665 2:26
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 Detroit Tigers 6 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium John Cummings Tim Belcher Mike Myers 15,333 3:36
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 Boston Red Sox 5 Minnesota Twins 7 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Rich Robertson Aaron Sele Rick Aguilera 13,879 2:40
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 Chicago White Sox 10 Oakland Athletics 4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis James Baldwin Mike Mohler -- 45,227 2:53
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 Baltimore Orioles 8 Seattle Mariners 7 box | pbp Kingdome Jesse Orosco Norm Charlton Armando Benitez 57,432 3:35
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 New York Yankees 2 Texas Rangers 4 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Darren Oliver David Cone John Wetteland 46,850 2:50
1997 reg season 1997-05-18 Cleveland Indians 8 Toronto Blue Jays 6 box | pbp Rogers Centre Chad Ogea Chris Carpenter Michael Jackson 31,137 2:58
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 41 28 13 .683 0.0 232 157 75 W3 13-6 15-7 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 43 25 18 .581 4.0 255 181 74 L1 13-10 12-8 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 40 21 19 .525 6.5 152 164 -12 L2 11-9 10-10 3 6 11 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 42 19 23 .452 9.5 218 207 11 W3 9-13 10-10 4 10 19 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 40 16 24 .400 11.5 211 221 -10 L1 9-13 7-11 5 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 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 0.0 234 230 4 W2 11-12 9-8 1 8 17 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 40 20 20 .500 0.0 189 195 -6 L3 11-9 9-11 2 7 15 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 39 19 20 .487 0.5 188 202 -14 L6 5-14 14-6 3 9 18 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 40 18 22 .450 2.0 201 221 -20 W4 8-11 10-11 4 11 20 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 43 17 26 .395 4.5 202 245 -43 W1 8-12 9-14 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 West Texas Rangers franchise | log 40 23 17 .575 0.0 190 175 15 W1 10-8 13-9 1 3 8 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 42 23 19 .548 1.0 243 240 3 L4 13-7 10-12 2 4 10 -- Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 40 21 19 .525 2.0 200 204 -4 W7 7-12 14-7 3 5 12 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 44 17 27 .386 8.0 197 270 -73 L3 7-16 10-11 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 42 29 13 .690 0.0 210 132 78 W3 13-7 16-6 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 42 26 16 .619 3.0 181 145 36 W7 9-11 17-5 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 40 23 17 .575 5.0 224 199 25 W1 9-12 14-5 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 42 22 20 .524 7.0 192 153 39 W2 11-10 11-10 4 7 13 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 41 16 25 .390 12.5 151 219 -68 W2 7-13 9-12 5 11 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 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 43 22 21 .512 0.0 173 161 12 L2 10-13 12-8 1 8 14 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 0.5 169 203 -34 L3 12-9 9-12 2 9 16 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 41 17 24 .415 4.0 155 158 -3 L3 6-16 11-8 3 10 21 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 41 14 27 .341 7.0 169 202 -33 W1 6-17 8-10 4 13 27 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 41 13 28 .317 8.0 144 220 -76 W1 6-17 7-11 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 40 24 16 .600 0.0 164 163 1 L1 11-7 13-9 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 40 23 17 .575 1.0 149 134 15 L1 9-8 14-9 2 5 7 -- dnq
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 41 23 18 .561 1.5 255 221 34 L2 11-11 12-7 3 6 9 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 40 15 25 .375 9.0 165 191 -26 L1 5-12 10-13 4 12 26 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Roy Oswalt Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (Holmes CC)
Tim Scott -- Hist Released by Padres
Chuck McElroy Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from Anaheim Angels with Jorge Fabregas to Chicago White Sox for Tony Phillips and Chad Kreuter
Jorge Fabregas Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from Anaheim Angels with Chuck McElroy to Chicago White Sox for Tony Phillips and Chad Kreuter
Tony Phillips Anaheim Angels Hist Traded from Chicago White Sox with Chad Kreuter to Anaheim Angels for Chuck McElroy and Jorge Fabregas
Chad Kreuter Anaheim Angels Hist Traded from Chicago White Sox with Tony Phillips to Anaheim Angels for Chuck McElroy and Jorge Fabregas
Paul Shuey Cleveland Indians Hist Activated from Disabled List
Angel Miranda Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
8 record(s)