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Saturday, August 23,1997

Saturday, August 23,1997

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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 1997-08-23 Cincinnati Reds 3 Atlanta Braves 10 box | pbp Turner Field Denny Neagle Brett Tomko -- 48,499 2:54
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 Montreal Expos 9 Chicago Cubs 5 box | pbp Wrigley Field Anthony Telford Bob Patterson -- 34,191 3:05
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 St. Louis Cardinals 0 Florida Marlins 3 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Kevin Brown Andy Benes -- 40,242 2:23
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 Colorado Rockies 6 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome Steve Reed John Hudek Jerry DiPoto 32,374 3:17
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 San Diego Padres 5 New York Mets 9 box | pbp Shea Stadium Dave Mlicki Paul Menhart John Franco 34,823 3:09
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Philadelphia Phillies 3 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Hideo Nomo Tyler Green Todd Worrell 31,159 3:17
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 San Francisco Giants 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Esteban Loaiza Danny Darwin Rich Loiselle 42,502 3:15
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 Boston Red Sox 1 Anaheim Angels 6 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Jason Dickson Aaron Sele -- 20,994 2:49
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 Minnesota Twins 4 Baltimore Orioles 5 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Jesse Orosco Greg Swindell Randy Myers 48,263 3:07
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 Toronto Blue Jays 6 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Marty Janzen Jamie Walker Paul Quantrill 19,249 3:04
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 Detroit Tigers 2 Milwaukee Brewers 5 box | pbp County Stadium Scott Karl Greg Keagle Doug Jones 19,524 2:28
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 Cleveland Indians 7 Oakland Athletics 4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Orel Hershiser Brad Rigby Jose Mesa 17,066 2:52
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 New York Yankees 10 Seattle Mariners 8 box | pbp Kingdome Mariano Rivera Heathcliff Slocumb Mike Stanton 57,282 4:46
1997 reg season 1997-08-23 Chicago White Sox 8 Texas Rangers 13 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Danny Patterson Nelson Cruz -- 46,090 3:28
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 126 82 44 .651 0.0 648 486 162 W4 44-22 38-22 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 128 77 51 .602 6.0 696 540 156 W1 39-25 38-26 2 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 130 64 66 .492 20.0 726 709 17 L3 31-31 33-35 3 6 14 -- dnq
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 128 62 66 .484 21.0 518 544 -26 W2 31-34 31-32 4 9 17 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 128 60 68 .469 23.0 640 642 -2 L1 26-36 34-32 5 11 21 -- 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 126 67 59 .532 0.0 677 646 31 W2 32-28 35-31 1 5 10 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 128 63 65 .492 5.0 555 604 -49 W1 25-41 38-24 2 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 129 63 66 .488 5.5 630 665 -35 L2 28-36 35-30 3 8 16 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 126 52 74 .413 15.0 576 641 -65 L4 25-37 27-37 4 12 24 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 127 52 75 .409 15.5 602 676 -74 L2 26-38 26-37 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 129 72 57 .558 0.0 736 669 67 L1 36-29 36-28 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 130 71 59 .546 1.5 689 625 64 W2 31-34 40-25 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 129 62 67 .481 10.0 639 658 -19 W2 30-32 32-35 3 10 18 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 130 51 79 .392 21.5 606 746 -140 L2 23-43 28-36 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 129 80 49 .620 0.0 628 457 171 W4 40-26 40-23 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 127 74 53 .583 5.0 558 517 41 W1 32-30 42-23 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 128 70 58 .547 9.5 603 559 44 W2 31-35 39-23 3 5 8 -- dnq
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 127 63 64 .496 16.0 557 579 -22 W1 26-35 37-29 4 8 13 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 124 45 79 .363 32.5 509 687 -178 L3 21-44 24-35 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 129 68 61 .527 0.0 614 535 79 L1 31-32 37-29 1 6 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 129 65 64 .504 3.0 566 609 -43 W2 32-35 33-29 2 7 12 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 128 59 69 .461 8.5 516 507 9 L1 26-39 33-30 3 11 22 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 126 55 71 .437 11.5 489 597 -108 L3 23-38 32-33 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 129 51 78 .395 17.0 528 605 -77 L1 19-47 32-31 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 Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 129 71 58 .550 0.0 562 483 79 W3 31-32 40-26 1 4 6 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 129 71 58 .550 0.0 610 618 -8 L2 33-30 38-28 2 3 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 129 62 67 .481 9.0 720 741 -21 W1 27-41 35-26 3 9 19 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 129 61 68 .473 10.0 648 701 -53 L2 31-33 30-35 4 10 20 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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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
Angelo Encarnacion Anaheim Angels Hist Traded from San Diego Padres to Anaheim Angels for Aaron Guiel
Aaron Guiel San Diego Padres Hist Traded from Anaheim Angels to San Diego Padres for Angelo Encarnacion
Brad Rigby Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)