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MLB Games on Friday May 23, 1997

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Chicago CubsNL3Cincinnati RedsNL1Box | PBP923,189Cinergy FieldNight2:04Terry MulhollandKent MerckerTerry AdamsSosa
Houston AstrosNL7Colorado RockiesNL8Box | PBP948,127Coors FieldNight2:42Bobby JonesDonne WallSteve ReedBates, Bichette, Burks
Atlanta BravesNL4Los Angeles DodgersNL2Box | PBP938,735Dodger StadiumNight2:32John SmoltzPedro AstacioMark WohlersAnthony, Klesko
Pittsburgh PiratesNL1Montreal ExposNL4Box | PBP918,499Olympic StadiumNight2:04Pedro MartinezSteve Cooke------
New York MetsNL1Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP915,501Veterans StadiumNight2:31Garrett StephensonDave MlickiRicky BottalicoGilkey
Florida MarlinsNL3San Diego PadresNL6Box | PBP921,213Qualcomm StadiumNight3:03Fernando ValenzuelaAlex Fernandez---Joyner
St. Louis CardinalsNL0San Francisco GiantsNL2Box | PBP917,6613Com ParkNight2:18Shawn EstesMatt Morris------
Milwaukee BrewersAL4Chicago White SoxAL1Box | PBP928,160Comiskey Park IINight2:27Scott KarlWilson AlvarezDoug JonesLoretta, Williams
Baltimore OriolesAL1Cleveland IndiansAL6Box | PBP941,154Jacobs FieldNight2:35Chad OgeaJimmy Key------
Texas RangersAL1Detroit TigersAL7Box | PBP916,017Tiger StadiumNight2:31Brian MoehlerDarren Oliver---Clark, Greer, Nieves
Seattle MarinersAL8Kansas City RoyalsAL4Box | PBP921,042Kauffman StadiumNight3:04Randy JohnsonTim Belcher---Buhner, Griffey, Sorrento, Vitiello
Oakland AthleticsAL8Minnesota TwinsAL4Box | PBP936,568Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeNight3:04Steve KarsayBrad RadkeBilly Taylor---
Boston Red SoxAL9New York YankeesAL3Box | PBP929,003Yankee Stadium INight3:28Aaron SeleJeff Nelson---Cordero, Stanley
Anaheim AngelsAL12Toronto Blue JaysAL2Box | PBP930,209SkyDomeNight3:13Dennis SpringerJuan Guzman---Alicea, DiSarcina, Leyritz
14 record(s)
Glossary:
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 Friday, May 23, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East112Baltimore Orioles443014.682-2391667313-717-71186850.576
AL East2611Toronto Blue Jays432320.5356.5160177-1713-910-111195366.445
AL East3712New York Yankees472522.5326.52612045713-1012-121157144.617
AL East41121Detroit Tigers452025.44410.5228214149-1511-101175958.504
AL East51222Boston Red Sox441826.40912.0234246-1211-157-111186058.508
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central147Cleveland Indians442420.545-2542351911-1213-81176255.530
AL Central2817Milwaukee Brewers422121.5002.0200211-116-1415-71195762.479
AL Central3918Chicago White Sox432023.4653.5222231-98-1112-121186058.508
AL Central41019Kansas City Royals442024.4554.0197217-2011-129-121174770.402
AL Central51426Minnesota Twins461828.3917.0214261-479-139-151165066.431
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West125Texas Rangers442519.568-2121991310-915-101185266.441
AL West238Anaheim Angels442420.5451.0245231148-1216-81186058.508
AL West359Seattle Mariners462521.5431.0276277-115-910-121166551.560
AL West41324Oakland Athletics481929.3968.0222295-739-1810-111144668.404
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Atlanta Braves463313.717-2281418714-719-61166848.586
NL East233Florida Marlins452718.6005.5191158339-1218-61176552.556
NL East346Montreal Expos452520.5567.5237217209-1416-61175364.453
NL East4613New York Mets472522.5328.52141684613-1212-101156352.548
NL East51225Philadelphia Phillies461828.39115.0164248-848-1410-141165066.431
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central1815Houston Astros472423.511-1971841311-1413-91156055.522
NL Central2916Pittsburgh Pirates462323.5000.5183215-3214-119-121165660.483
NL Central31123St. Louis Cardinals451827.4005.0163171-86-1812-91175562.470
NL Central41327Chicago Cubs451728.3786.0196210-147-1710-111175166.436
NL Central51428Cincinnati Reds451431.3119.0161244-837-187-131176255.530
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West124San Francisco Giants452718.600-190193-311-816-101176354.538
NL West2510Colorado Rockies462521.5432.52812522912-1413-71165858.500
NL West3714Los Angeles Dodgers452322.5114.016015649-1214-101176552.556
NL West41020San Diego Padres452025.4447.0200208-86-1214-131175661.479
28 record(s)
Glossary:
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