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Saturday April 19,1997This 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 1997-04-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves8Colorado Rockies7BoxDenny NeagleKevin RitzMike Bielecki
Houston Astros2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDarryl KileHideo NomoBilly Wagner
Chicago Cubs3New York Mets6BoxMark ClarkTurk WendellJohn Franco
Montreal Expos8Philadelphia Phillies10BoxMark LeiterCarlos PerezRicky Bottalico
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxRicardo RinconMike Remlinger(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Diego Padres0BoxMark PetkovsekSterling HitchcockDennis Eckersley
St. Louis Cardinals2San Diego Padres1BoxAlan BenesTim Worrell(none)
Florida Marlins2San Francisco Giants3BoxShawn EstesTony SaundersRod Beck
New York Yankees3Chicago White Sox2BoxKenny RogersTony CastilloMariano Rivera
Milwaukee Brewers6Cleveland Indians11BoxCharles NagyCal Eldred(none)
Oakland Athletics7Detroit Tigers1BoxWillie AdamsJustin Thompson(none)
Anaheim Angels3Kansas City Royals7BoxKevin AppierMark Langston(none)
Minnesota Twins4Seattle Mariners0BoxBob TewksburyDennis Martinez(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Texas Rangers0BoxRoger ClemensKen Hill(none)

Standings as of 1997-04-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles13103.769--6549164-36-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1498861.591
2511Toronto Blue Jays1486.5712.56043174-14-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1486880.459
3612Boston Red Sox1587.5333.09167244-44-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1477077.476
41119New York Yankees17710.4125.09177146-61-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1458956.614
51321Detroit Tigers18711.3895.5101120-193-54-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1447272.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Milwaukee Brewers1385.615--5747103-35-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1487078.473
2410Minnesota Twins17107.588--878614-56-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1455887.400
3815Kansas City Royals1477.5001.5635854-33-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1476087.408
41018Cleveland Indians1679.4382.599116-175-52-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1457966.545
51427Chicago White Sox16412.2505.56688-222-52-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1457669.524
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Seattle Mariners17107.588--9699-36-14-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1458065.552
2714Oakland Athletics1798.5291.07983-44-55-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1455689.386
3916Texas Rangers1477.5001.55458-43-34-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1487078.473
41220Anaheim Angels1569.4003.07694-183-43-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1477869.531
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves16133.813--9345485-28-1W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1468858.603
256Florida Marlins16106.6253.06451133-47-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1468264.562
31023Montreal Expos1459.3577.06992-232-63-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1487375.493
51325Philadelphia Phillies15510.3337.54870-223-62-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1476384.429
41226New York Mets15510.3337.55361-83-62-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1478364.565
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169Houston Astros17107.588--655694-56-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1457471.510
2817Pittsburgh Pirates1578.4672.05169-184-43-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1477275.490
3922St. Louis Cardinals16610.3753.54551-63-83-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1466779.459
41124Cincinnati Reds17611.3534.064104-402-94-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1457075.483
51428Chicago Cubs13013.0008.03470-360-70-6L13T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1496881.456
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Francisco Giants15123.800--6447175-07-3W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1477869.531
345Los Angeles Dodgers15105.6672.06041193-17-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1477869.531
234Colorado Rockies15105.6672.011285276-24-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1477374.497
4713San Diego Padres1587.5334.06444203-15-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1476879.463


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jon AcevesC19.043Signed as nondrafted free agent by White Sox 
Sean FeshP24.167Released by Padres