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Saturday April 26,1997This 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 1997-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves3BoxMark WohlersTrevor Hoffman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Chicago Cubs7BoxBob PattersonRicardo RinconMel Rojas
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds10BoxPete SchourekCurt Schilling(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Florida Marlins8BoxAlex FernandezIsmael Valdez(none)
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros0BoxShawn EstesChris Holt(none)
New York Mets1Montreal Expos8BoxPedro MartinezDave Mlicki(none)
Colorado Rockies4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBill SwiftMatt MorrisBruce Ruffin
Detroit Tigers2Anaheim Angels0BoxBrian MoehlerChuck Finley(none)
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles14BoxJimmy KeyAaron SeleMike Johnson
Cleveland Indians8Milwaukee Brewers9BoxDoug JonesJose Mesa(none)
Texas Rangers6Minnesota Twins1BoxBobby WittScott AldredEric Gunderson
Chicago White Sox2New York Yankees10BoxDavid ConeJames BaldwinMariano Rivera
Kansas City Royals6Oakland Athletics7BoxAaron SmallMitch Williams(none)
Seattle Mariners3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxPaul QuantrillDerek Lowe(none)

Standings as of 1997-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Baltimore Orioles20146.700--10774335-49-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1428458.592
3514Toronto Blue Jays201010.5004.0928575-45-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1426676.465
2613Boston Red Sox221111.5004.011811086-75-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1406773.479
4815New York Yankees231112.4784.5135106297-74-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1398554.612
51322Detroit Tigers241014.4176.0125142-175-85-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1386969.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Cleveland Indians221111.500--143151-87-64-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1397564.540
2916Minnesota Twins231112.4780.5114129-155-86-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1395782.410
31119Milwaukee Brewers19910.4740.58498-143-66-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1426973.486
41221Kansas City Royals20911.4501.099102-36-63-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1415883.411
51427Chicago White Sox22715.3184.0101124-234-73-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1397366.525
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Seattle Mariners23149.609--14513697-27-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1397663.547
237Texas Rangers20128.6000.58877115-37-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1426577.458
3411Oakland Athletics231211.5222.0112125-134-68-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1395386.381
41018Anaheim Angels211011.4763.0111115-44-46-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1417467.525
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves21165.762--11064466-410-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1418556.603
258Florida Marlins21129.5714.0837853-79-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1418061.567
3610Montreal Expos20119.5504.59899-14-67-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1426775.472
41023New York Mets22814.3648.58789-23-85-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1408060.571
51124Philadelphia Phillies21714.3339.073100-275-82-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1416180.433
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Houston Astros22148.636--9673237-57-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1407070.500
2817Pittsburgh Pirates211011.4763.572105-335-65-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1416972.489
31225St. Louis Cardinals21714.3336.56074-144-103-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1416675.468
41326Cincinnati Reds22715.3187.088138-502-125-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1406971.493
51428Chicago Cubs21417.1909.571105-342-102-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1416477.454
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
223San Francisco Giants20155.750--7659176-19-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1427567.528
132Colorado Rockies20155.750--150100508-27-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1426874.479
379Los Angeles Dodgers20119.5504.0726393-38-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1427765.542
4920San Diego Padres20911.4506.08877113-36-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1426775.472