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Tuesday, May 27,1997

Tuesday, May 27,1997

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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 1997-05-27 Philadelphia Phillies 2 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Cinergy Field Curt Schilling Brett Tomko -- 17,297 2:22
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 St. Louis Cardinals 8 Colorado Rockies 6 box | pbp Coors Field Alan Benes John Thomson Dennis Eckersley 50,010 3:08
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 Florida Marlins 8 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Al Leiter Hideo Nomo Robb Nen 31,185 3:22
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 New York Mets 4 Montreal Expos 5 box | pbp Stade Olympique Marc Valdes Mark Clark Lee Smith 11,703 2:54
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 Chicago Cubs 8 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Geremi Gonzalez Jon Lieber Terry Adams 9,641 2:54
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 Atlanta Braves 9 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Greg Maddux Joey Hamilton -- 18,231 2:47
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 Houston Astros 4 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Rod Beck Billy Wagner -- 8,437 3:18
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 Milwaukee Brewers 6 Boston Red Sox 7 box | pbp Fenway Park Jim Corsi Joel Adamson Heathcliff Slocumb 24,396 3:15
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 Cleveland Indians 2 Chicago White Sox 8 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Doug Drabek Albie Lopez -- 20,847 2:50
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 Anaheim Angels 2 Detroit Tigers 6 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Justin Thompson Matt Perisho Mike Myers 8,042 2:42
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 Oakland Athletics 8 Kansas City Royals 6 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Billy Taylor Hipolito Pichardo Dane Johnson 11,886 3:27
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 Seattle Mariners 10 Minnesota Twins 11 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Rick Aguilera Norm Charlton -- 14,629 3:39
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 Baltimore Orioles 10 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Scott Kamieniecki Kenny Rogers Armando Benitez 29,392 3:50
1997 reg season 1997-05-27 Texas Rangers 15 Toronto Blue Jays 5 box | pbp Rogers Centre John Burkett Robert Person -- 28,126 2:48
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 48 33 15 .688 0.0 271 188 83 W2 16-8 17-7 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 47 25 22 .532 7.5 178 199 -21 L1 13-9 12-13 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 50 26 24 .520 8.0 277 224 53 L2 13-10 13-14 3 6 14 -- Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 49 23 26 .469 10.5 257 229 28 W3 9-15 14-11 4 9 18 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 47 20 27 .426 12.5 246 258 -12 W2 11-16 9-11 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 48 26 22 .542 0.0 276 261 15 L1 12-13 14-9 1 3 7 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 46 22 24 .478 3.0 225 236 -11 L2 7-17 15-7 2 8 17 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 47 22 25 .468 3.5 249 260 -11 W1 8-11 14-14 3 10 19 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 48 22 26 .458 4.0 219 235 -16 L2 11-12 11-14 4 11 20 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 50 21 29 .420 6.0 247 294 -47 W1 9-13 12-16 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 48 27 21 .563 0.0 241 229 12 W1 12-11 15-10 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 48 25 23 .521 2.0 253 248 5 L3 9-15 16-8 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 50 26 24 .520 2.0 307 311 -4 L1 16-12 10-12 3 7 13 -- Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 52 21 31 .404 8.0 242 316 -74 W2 11-20 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 50 35 15 .700 0.0 252 160 92 W2 16-9 19-6 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 49 30 19 .612 4.5 217 177 40 W1 12-13 18-6 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 49 27 22 .551 7.5 258 236 22 W1 9-14 18-8 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 50 27 23 .540 8.0 230 180 50 L1 15-13 12-10 4 6 8 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 50 19 31 .380 16.0 179 273 -94 W1 9-16 10-15 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 51 25 26 .490 0.0 216 201 15 L3 12-17 13-9 1 8 15 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 50 24 26 .480 0.5 202 238 -36 L2 15-12 9-14 2 9 16 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 49 21 28 .429 3.0 196 192 4 W1 9-19 12-9 3 10 21 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 49 19 30 .388 5.0 212 229 -17 W2 9-19 10-11 4 12 26 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 50 18 32 .360 6.5 189 261 -72 L1 7-18 11-14 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 49 29 20 .592 0.0 205 218 -13 W2 11-8 18-12 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 50 27 23 .540 2.5 304 279 25 L1 12-14 15-9 2 5 9 -- dnq
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 49 26 23 .531 3.0 182 170 12 L1 9-12 17-11 3 7 11 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 49 20 29 .408 9.0 216 244 -28 L4 6-12 14-17 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)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Billy Brewer Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Larry Casian Kansas City Royals Hist Claimed on waivers from Cubs by Royals
Tim Scott Colorado Rockies Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Don Slaught -- Hist Released by Padres
Tim Spehr -- Hist Released by Royals
Lyle Mouton Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ken Caminiti San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
Tony Castillo Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
8 record(s)