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Tuesday, August 5,1997

Tuesday, August 5,1997

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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 1997-08-05 San Francisco Giants 8 Chicago Cubs 2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Julian Tavarez Bob Patterson -- 32,259 2:53
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 San Diego Padres 3 Cincinnati Reds 7 box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike Remlinger Sterling Hitchcock -- 17,797 2:46
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 Houston Astros 5 Florida Marlins 6 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Robb Nen Billy Wagner -- 25,483 3:13
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Todd Worrell Ugueth Urbina -- 16,769 3:00
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 St. Louis Cardinals 4 New York Mets 5 box | pbp Shea Stadium Cory Lidle Tony Fossas -- 22,777 3:04
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 Colorado Rockies 4 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Darren Holmes Ricky Bottalico Jerry DiPoto 16,428 3:29
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 Atlanta Braves 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jason Schmidt Tom Glavine Rich Loiselle 20,069 2:30
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Anaheim Angels 6 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Jason Dickson Bryce Florie Troy Percival 20,268 2:47
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 Cleveland Indians 4 Detroit Tigers 6 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Justin Thompson Eric Plunk Todd Jones 24,824 3:29
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 New York Yankees 4 Kansas City Royals 1 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Kenny Rogers Kevin Appier -- 21,073 3:21
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 Toronto Blue Jays 8 Minnesota Twins 3 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Robert Person Travis Miller -- 17,920 2:31
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 Chicago White Sox 3 Oakland Athletics 0 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Doug Drabek Steve Karsay Matt Karchner 11,676 2:53
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 Baltimore Orioles 3 Seattle Mariners 4 box | pbp Kingdome Norm Charlton Terry Mathews -- 37,361 3:05
1997 reg season 1997-08-05 Boston Red Sox 17 Texas Rangers 1 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Tom Gordon Jose Alberro -- 36,289 3:03
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 109 69 40 .633 0.0 567 417 150 L1 38-20 31-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 110 65 45 .591 4.5 586 452 134 W3 31-21 34-24 2 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 113 54 59 .478 17.0 630 609 21 W2 27-28 27-31 3 8 16 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 110 52 58 .473 17.5 556 553 3 W1 20-29 32-29 4 9 18 -- dnq
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 110 52 58 .473 17.5 428 467 -39 W1 27-28 25-30 5 10 19 -- 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 107 57 50 .533 0.0 577 557 20 L1 29-24 28-26 1 5 11 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 110 55 55 .500 3.5 481 517 -36 L1 20-35 35-20 2 6 13 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 110 54 56 .491 4.5 533 555 -22 W1 26-31 28-25 3 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 111 50 61 .450 9.0 543 577 -34 L1 25-29 25-32 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 109 46 63 .422 12.0 496 545 -49 L2 21-32 25-31 5 13 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 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 111 63 48 .568 0.0 649 597 52 W3 33-26 30-22 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 113 64 49 .566 0.0 604 543 61 W1 29-29 35-20 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 111 51 60 .459 12.0 534 567 -33 L2 23-29 28-31 3 11 22 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 114 43 71 .377 21.5 523 664 -141 L3 20-40 23-31 4 14 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 114 71 43 .623 0.0 575 415 160 L1 37-24 34-19 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 111 65 46 .586 4.5 478 441 37 W3 28-26 37-20 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 111 63 48 .568 6.5 521 471 50 W2 29-31 34-17 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 110 57 53 .518 12.0 493 496 -3 L1 23-29 34-24 4 7 12 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 110 36 74 .327 33.0 429 626 -197 L1 15-42 21-32 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 113 61 52 .540 0.0 517 459 58 L2 28-29 33-23 1 6 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 113 56 57 .496 5.0 485 528 -43 W1 28-30 28-27 2 8 14 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 112 52 60 .464 8.5 458 450 8 L3 23-35 29-25 3 11 21 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 110 47 63 .427 12.5 420 528 -108 W1 19-33 28-30 4 12 24 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 113 45 68 .398 16.0 469 529 -60 L1 16-41 29-27 5 13 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 West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 113 63 50 .558 0.0 529 542 -13 W3 29-25 34-25 1 4 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 112 61 51 .545 1.5 503 423 80 W1 25-28 36-23 2 5 9 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 112 53 59 .473 9.5 574 620 -46 L3 27-27 26-32 3 9 17 -- dnq
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 114 53 61 .465 10.5 643 653 -10 W1 24-37 29-24 4 10 20 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Terry Shumpert -- Hist Released by Padres
Creighton Gubanich Colorado Rockies Hist Traded from Milwaukee Brewers to Colorado Rockies for Jeff Huson (4/23/1997)
Pat Rapp San Francisco Giants Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bill Simas Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
Pete Harnisch New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Brook Fordyce Cincinnati Reds Hist Activated from Disabled List
6 record(s)