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Friday April 4,1997This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1997-04-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves5BoxBrad ClontzTerry AdamsMark Wohlers
Cincinnati Reds9Florida Marlins7BoxKent MerckerMark HuttonJeff Shaw
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros3BoxRuss SpringerEric Ludwick(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTom CandiottiDave WainhouseTodd Worrell
Colorado Rockies5Montreal Expos4BoxJamey WrightMarc ValdesBruce Ruffin
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres13BoxTim WorrellBobby Munoz(none)
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants6BoxRich RodriguezRicardo JordanRod Beck
Cleveland Indians6Anaheim Angels8BoxMike HoltzPaul Shuey(none)
Detroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox7BoxTodd JonesAl LevineA.J. Sager
Kansas City Royals2Minnesota Twins1BoxTim BelcherBob TewksburyHipolito Pichardo
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics4BoxMark AcreDavid WeathersBilly Taylor
Boston Red Sox10Seattle Mariners5BoxAaron SeleBob WolcottButch Henry
Baltimore Orioles5Texas Rangers4BoxScott EricksonDanny PattersonArmando Benitez
Milwaukee Brewers2Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJuan GuzmanScott KarlTim Crabtree

Standings as of 1997-04-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles3301.000--151051-02-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1599564.597
3510Toronto Blue Jays321.6671.017980-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1597485.465
2613Boston Red Sox321.6671.0161242-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1597683.478
41118New York Yankees312.3332.02010101-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1599564.597
51325Detroit Tigers413.2502.52531-61-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1587880.494
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Minnesota Twins431.750--251960-03-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1586593.411
3921Cleveland Indians312.3331.51920-11-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1588573.538
4817Kansas City Royals312.3331.5811-31-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1586692.418
21020Chicago White Sox312.3331.51419-51-10-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1587979.500
51428Milwaukee Brewers202.0002.0412-80-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1597881.491
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1312Anaheim Angels321.667--151230-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1598277.516
249Oakland Athletics321.667--161510-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1596396.396
3714Texas Rangers211.5000.510730-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1607684.475
41219Seattle Mariners312.3331.01128-170-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1598970.560
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
143Florida Marlins431.750--231670-03-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1588969.563
217Montreal Expos431.750--191180-03-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1587583.475
3816Atlanta Braves422.5001.0121201-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1589959.627
51223Philadelphia Phillies413.2502.0820-121-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1586791.424
41124New York Mets413.2502.01825-71-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1588771.551
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
252Houston Astros431.750--11920-03-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1588177.513
126Cincinnati Reds431.750--262151-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1587385.462
31022Pittsburgh Pirates312.3331.51314-11-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1597881.491
41326Chicago Cubs404.0003.01121-100-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1586890.430
51427St. Louis Cardinals404.0003.0818-100-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1587385.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
238San Diego Padres431.750--3217150-03-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1587385.462
164Los Angeles Dodgers431.750--12840-03-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1588573.538
3711San Francisco Giants321.6670.5151410-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1598871.553
4915Colorado Rockies422.5001.01921-22-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1588177.513


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Scott ServiceP30.037Claimed on waivers by Reds from Athletics.