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Thursday, May 29,1997

Thursday, May 29,1997

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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 1997-05-29 San Francisco Giants 4 Atlanta Braves 2 box | pbp Turner Field Shawn Estes John Smoltz Rod Beck 38,844 2:53
1997 reg season 1997-05-29 Cincinnati Reds 1 Chicago Cubs 2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Steve Trachsel Stan Belinda Terry Adams 23,005 2:30
1997 reg season 1997-05-29 Colorado Rockies 6 Florida Marlins 5 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Darren Holmes Robb Nen Steve Reed 19,145 2:52
1997 reg season 1997-05-29 San Diego Padres 6 Houston Astros 10 box | pbp Astrodome Darryl Kile Fernando Valenzuela -- 13,793 3:23
1997 reg season 1997-05-29 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Matt Morris Pedro Astacio Dennis Eckersley 28,497 2:30
1997 reg season 1997-05-29 Chicago White Sox 5 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Roberto Hernandez John Wasdin Bill Simas 27,775 3:43
1997 reg season 1997-05-29 Milwaukee Brewers 7 Minnesota Twins 4 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Jeff D'Amico Rich Robertson -- 14,642 2:46
1997 reg season 1997-05-29 Anaheim Angels 7 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Allen Watson Don Wengert -- 10,335 2:36
1997 reg season 1997-05-29 Texas Rangers 8 Seattle Mariners 2 box | pbp Kingdome Ken Hill Jamie Moyer -- 28,722 2:58
1997 reg season 1997-05-29 New York Yankees 4 Toronto Blue Jays 0 box | pbp Rogers Centre David Cone Woody Williams Jeff Nelson 43,155 2:39
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 49 34 15 .694 0.0 279 189 90 W3 17-8 17-7 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 52 28 24 .538 7.5 287 228 59 W2 15-10 13-14 2 5 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 49 25 24 .510 9.0 182 209 -27 L3 13-9 12-15 3 7 14 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 50 23 27 .460 11.5 258 237 21 L1 9-15 14-12 4 10 19 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 49 21 28 .429 13.0 253 266 -13 L1 11-16 10-12 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 49 27 22 .551 0.0 286 264 22 W1 13-13 14-9 1 3 6 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 48 23 25 .479 3.5 233 243 -10 W1 8-18 15-7 2 8 17 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 49 23 26 .469 4.0 257 267 -10 W1 9-12 14-14 3 9 18 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 49 22 27 .449 5.0 222 245 -23 L3 11-12 11-15 4 11 20 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 52 22 30 .423 6.5 254 302 -48 L1 9-13 13-17 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 50 28 22 .560 0.0 249 236 13 W1 13-12 15-10 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 50 27 23 .540 1.0 274 259 15 W2 11-15 16-8 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 52 27 25 .519 2.0 314 319 -5 L1 16-12 11-13 3 6 13 -- Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 54 21 33 .389 9.0 253 337 -84 L2 11-20 10-13 4 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 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 51 35 16 .686 0.0 254 164 90 L1 16-9 19-7 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 50 30 20 .600 4.5 222 183 39 L1 12-13 18-7 2 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 51 28 23 .549 7.0 237 180 57 W1 16-13 12-10 3 4 7 -- dnq
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 50 27 23 .540 7.5 258 243 15 L1 9-14 18-9 4 6 9 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 51 19 32 .373 16.0 179 275 -96 L1 9-17 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 52 26 26 .500 0.0 226 207 19 W1 12-17 14-9 1 8 15 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 51 25 26 .490 0.5 206 239 -33 W1 15-12 10-14 2 9 16 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 50 22 28 .440 3.0 200 194 6 W2 9-19 13-9 3 10 21 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 51 20 31 .392 5.5 215 234 -19 W1 9-20 11-11 4 12 25 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 52 19 33 .365 7.0 192 263 -71 L1 7-19 12-14 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 50 30 20 .600 0.0 209 220 -11 W3 12-8 18-12 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 51 28 23 .549 2.5 310 284 26 W1 13-14 15-9 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 50 26 24 .520 4.0 184 174 10 L2 9-13 17-11 3 7 12 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 50 20 30 .400 10.0 222 254 -32 L5 6-13 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.
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Doug Johns -- Hist Released by Royals
Bob Scanlan San Diego Padres Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Hideki Irabu New York Yankees Hist Traded from San Diego Padres with Homer Bush, Gordie Amerson and Vernon Maxwell to New York Yankees for Rafael Medina (4/22/1997) and Ruben Rivera (4/22/1997)
Dmitri Young St. Louis Cardinals Hist Activated from Disabled List
Brian Barber St. Louis Cardinals Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)