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Friday, June 20,1997

Friday, June 20,1997

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Games on this date
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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 1997-06-20 Chicago Cubs 3 Houston Astros 7 box | pbp Astrodome Darryl Kile Steve Trachsel -- 30,085 2:49
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Florida Marlins 2 Montreal Expos 1 box | pbp Stade Olympique Alex Fernandez Pedro Martinez -- 21,121 2:18
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 New York Mets 1 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bobby Jones Steve Cooke John Franco 18,737 2:29
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Atlanta Braves 4 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Tom Glavine Mark Leiter -- 20,648 2:26
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Colorado Rockies 2 San Diego Padres 5 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Andy Ashby Mike Munoz Trevor Hoffman 20,602 2:59
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Los Angeles Dodgers 11 San Francisco Giants 7 box | pbp Candlestick Park Todd Worrell Doug Henry -- 33,976 3:43
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Cincinnati Reds 4 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Kent Mercker Matt Morris Jeff Shaw 42,091 2:48
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Oakland Athletics 2 Anaheim Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Kevin Gross Don Wengert Troy Percival 19,503 2:18
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Minnesota Twins 3 Chicago White Sox 0 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Bob Tewksbury Danny Darwin Rick Aguilera 22,043 2:39
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 New York Yankees 7 Cleveland Indians 1 box | pbp Progressive Field Dwight Gooden Charles Nagy -- 43,019 3:16
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Boston Red Sox 6 Detroit Tigers 12 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Justin Thompson Tim Wakefield A.J. Sager 20,091 3:13
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Kansas City Royals 5 Milwaukee Brewers 7 box | pbp County Stadium Cal Eldred Tim Belcher Doug Jones 19,110 2:35
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Seattle Mariners 5 Texas Rangers 4 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Bob Wolcott Bobby Witt Scott Sanders 46,013 2:53
1997 reg season 1997-06-20 Baltimore Orioles 0 Toronto Blue Jays 3 box | pbp Rogers Centre Pat Hentgen Mike Mussina -- 30,266 2:49
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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.
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 68 46 22 .676 0.0 362 264 98 L2 24-13 22-9 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 70 40 30 .571 7.0 386 299 87 W3 20-15 20-15 2 2 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 67 33 34 .493 12.5 263 283 -20 W2 16-14 17-20 3 8 15 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 68 31 37 .456 15.0 334 323 11 W2 12-20 19-17 4 12 21 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 70 31 39 .443 16.0 380 386 -6 L1 14-20 17-19 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 Cleveland Indians franchise | log 67 35 32 .522 0.0 366 357 9 L2 17-17 18-15 1 4 10 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 68 34 34 .500 1.5 323 324 -1 W4 10-25 24-9 2 7 13 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 68 33 35 .485 2.5 309 323 -14 L1 16-16 17-19 3 9 17 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 70 33 37 .471 3.5 354 371 -17 W3 15-16 18-21 4 10 18 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 69 32 37 .464 4.0 340 362 -22 L1 14-19 18-18 5 11 20 -- 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 Seattle Mariners franchise | log 71 40 31 .563 0.0 409 388 21 W2 22-16 18-15 1 3 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 69 36 33 .522 3.0 339 330 9 L3 16-17 20-16 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 70 36 34 .514 3.5 369 355 14 W2 15-20 21-14 3 6 12 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 73 30 43 .411 11.0 352 440 -88 L2 15-26 15-17 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 71 45 26 .634 0.0 348 248 100 W1 24-13 21-13 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 70 42 28 .600 2.5 306 271 35 W1 20-17 22-11 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 70 40 30 .571 4.5 338 316 22 L1 13-18 27-12 3 4 5 Yes dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 71 39 32 .549 6.0 326 270 56 W2 19-18 20-14 4 5 8 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 69 22 47 .319 22.0 239 386 -147 L6 10-27 12-20 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 Central Houston Astros franchise | log 72 35 37 .486 0.0 313 310 3 W1 17-23 18-14 1 8 16 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 71 33 38 .465 1.5 291 337 -46 L4 17-19 16-19 2 9 19 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 70 31 39 .443 3.0 299 283 16 L5 14-25 17-14 3 10 22 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 70 30 40 .429 4.0 266 335 -69 W2 12-22 18-18 4 11 24 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 71 28 43 .394 6.5 296 322 -26 L3 11-28 17-15 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 West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 71 41 30 .577 0.0 302 312 -10 L1 18-13 23-17 1 3 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 72 38 34 .528 3.5 441 417 24 L1 18-20 20-14 2 6 9 -- dnq
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 71 35 36 .493 6.0 280 269 11 W1 12-21 23-15 3 7 14 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 71 30 41 .423 11.0 338 388 -50 W1 13-17 17-24 4 12 25 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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
Pat Daneker Chicago White Sox Hist Signed out of draft (Virginia)
Hansel Izquierdo Chicago White Sox Hist Signed to minor league contract
Richie Lewis Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Todd Van Poppel Texas Rangers Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Lance Painter St. Louis Cardinals Hist Activated from Disabled List
Tony Pena Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
6 record(s)