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Events on this Date

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Event NameNotes
Retired Number#42 Retired by - for Jackie Robinson
1 record(s)
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Notes For Stats, displays whether Rated Prospect or any awards voting

MLB Games on Tuesday April 15, 1997

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Cincinnati RedsNL0Atlanta BravesNL3Box | PBP931,962Turner FieldNight2:12John SmoltzKent Mercker------
Colorado RockiesNL10Chicago CubsNL7Box | PBP915,496Wrigley FieldDay3:12Mark ThompsonKevin Foster---Bichette, Dunston, Kieschnick, McCracken, McRae, Thompson, Walker (2)
St. Louis CardinalsNL9Florida MarlinsNL3Box | PBP918,416Joe Robbie StadiumNight2:56Brady RaggioAlex Fernandez------
Montreal ExposNL7Houston AstrosNL5Box | PBP918,602AstrodomeNight2:30Pedro MartinezChris Holt---Bagwell, Johnson, Rodriguez
Los Angeles DodgersNL0New York MetsNL5Box | PBP954,047Shea StadiumNight2:39Armando ReynosoIsmael ValdezToby Borland---
San Francisco GiantsNL8Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Box | PBP912,099Veterans StadiumNight3:25William VanLandinghamBobby Munoz---Kent
San Diego PadresNL2Pittsburgh PiratesNL3Box | PBP96,851Three Rivers StadiumNight2:23John EricksAndy Ashby---Gwynn, Vaughn
Minnesota TwinsAL1Baltimore OriolesAL3Box | PBP940,196Oriole Park at Camden YardsNight2:48Scott KamienieckiScott AldredRandy MyersAnderson, Reboulet
Oakland AthleticsAL2Boston Red SoxAL7Box | PBP917,862Fenway ParkNight2:59Aaron SeleSteve Karsay---Garciaparra, O'Leary
Seattle MarinersAL8Cleveland IndiansAL4Box | PBP940,118Jacobs FieldNight3:01Bob WellsMichael JacksonNorm CharltonAlomar, Thome
Detroit TigersAL3Milwaukee BrewersAL1Box | PBP95,891County StadiumDay2:45Willie BlairScott KarlTodd JonesClark
Anaheim AngelsAL6New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP916,944Yankee Stadium INight3:49Shigetoshi HasegawaMariano RiveraMike JamesLeyritz, Martinez, Whiten
Chicago White SoxAL2Texas RangersAL5Box | PBP927,990The Ballpark in ArlingtonNight2:41Bobby WittJames BaldwinJohn WettelandBaines, Durham, Stevens
Kansas City RoyalsAL7Toronto Blue JaysAL5Box | PBP925,582SkyDomeNight3:08Jose RosadoJuan GuzmanHipolito PichardoKing, O'Brien, Sprague
14 record(s)
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visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Tuesday, April 15, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1192.818-6140213-26-01518962.589
AL East2513Boston Red Sox1376.5383.07757204-43-21497178.477
AL East3916Detroit Tigers1477.5003.58689-33-54-21487276.486
AL East41221Toronto Blue Jays1046.4004.5393182-12-51527280.474
AL East51323New York Yankees1358.3855.07059114-41-41499158.611
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central1310Milwaukee Brewers954.556-292632-23-21527379.480
AL Central2411Kansas City Royals1165.545-554874-32-21506189.407
AL Central31017Minnesota Twins1367.4621.06578-132-54-21496287.416
AL Central41120Cleveland Indians1257.4171.57686-104-41-31498168.544
AL Central51427Chicago White Sox1239.2503.55171-202-51-41497772.517
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West127Seattle Mariners1385.615-787624-14-41498267.550
AL West2612Oakland Athletics1376.5381.05668-122-35-31495891.389
AL West3815Anaheim Angels1266.5001.56879-113-13-51507872.520
AL West4714Texas Rangers1055.5001.54245-31-34-21527280.474
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Atlanta Braves13103.769-6437273-27-11499158.611
NL East246Florida Marlins1284.6671.55441133-25-21508466.560
NL East3919Montreal Expos1156.4554.05664-82-33-31517378.483
NL East41225New York Mets1349.3086.04553-83-61-31498465.564
NL East51326Philadelphia Phillies1239.2506.52553-283-60-31506585.433
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central179Houston Astros1486.571-504823-45-21487672.514
NL Central2818Pittsburgh Pirates1156.4551.53649-134-41-21517477.490
NL Central31022Cincinnati Reds1358.3852.55087-371-64-21497178.477
NL Central41124St. Louis Cardinals1248.3333.04046-61-63-21506981.460
NL Central51428Chicago Cubs11011.0006.53160-290-60-51516883.450
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West133Colorado Rockies1293.750-10163385-24-11507476.493
NL West224San Francisco Giants1293.750-5036144-05-31508169.540
NL West355Los Angeles Dodgers1284.6671.04934152-16-31508070.533
NL West468San Diego Padres1275.5832.05636202-15-41506981.460
28 record(s)
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League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season