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Saturday July 12,1997This 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 1997-07-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves7BoxGreg MadduxMark ClarkMark Wohlers
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs1BoxT.J. MathewsTurk WendellDennis Eckersley
Montreal Expos3Cincinnati Reds4BoxJohn SmileyCarlos PerezJeff Shaw
San Diego Padres11Colorado Rockies7BoxJoey HamiltonBill SwiftTrevor Hoffman
San Francisco Giants8Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxJulian TavarezTodd Worrell(none)
Houston Astros0Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRicardo RinconJohn Hudek(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Baltimore Orioles2BoxCal EldredScott EricksonDoug Jones
Toronto Blue Jays3Boston Red Sox1BoxRoger ClemensAaron SelePaul Spoljaric
Chicago White Sox11Kansas City Royals7BoxDanny DarwinTim BelcherRoberto Hernandez
Cleveland Indians7Minnesota Twins2BoxOrel HershiserBob Tewksbury(none)
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees6BoxDavid ConeFelipe LiraMariano Rivera
Anaheim Angels6Oakland Athletics3BoxChuck FinleyAriel PrietoTroy Percival
Texas Rangers9Seattle Mariners2BoxJohn BurkettDerek Lowe(none)

Standings as of 1997-07-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles875532.632--45333711630-1725-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards754332.573
224New York Yankees885137.5804.54663679925-1926-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I744529.608
3816Toronto Blue Jays864244.48812.5334361-2722-1520-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome763442.447
41020Detroit Tigers884147.46614.54604342615-2426-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium743836.514
51123Boston Red Sox893950.43817.0483508-2519-2420-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park733934.534
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians834637.554--4734413222-2124-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field784038.513
2611Chicago White Sox884642.5232.5447444320-2326-19W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II733439.466
3919Milwaukee Brewers854144.4826.0378417-3914-3027-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium763739.487
41224Minnesota Twins883850.43210.5429456-2718-2420-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome743044.405
51325Kansas City Royals853649.42411.0392424-3217-2519-24L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium763145.408
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners905139.567--5314963525-2026-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome723933.542
2510Anaheim Angels894742.5283.54664402622-2525-17W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field733736.507
3713Texas Rangers884444.5006.04474331419-2325-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington743341.446
41427Oakland Athletics923755.40215.0447561-11418-3319-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum702842.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves905832.644--47132714432-1726-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field724329.597
223Florida Marlins885137.5806.03773562126-2325-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium744133.554
347New York Mets895039.5627.54303884223-2327-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium733835.521
459Montreal Expos884840.5459.03983841418-2230-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium743044.405
51428Philadelphia Phillies872562.28731.5326510-18411-3514-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium754332.573
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Houston Astros914546.495--3973831421-2624-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome713932.549
2815Pittsburgh Pirates894445.494--369413-4423-2221-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium733538.479
31018St. Louis Cardinals894346.4831.03733472619-2724-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II733043.411
41222Cincinnati Reds883949.4434.5338413-7516-2723-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field743737.500
51326Chicago Cubs903852.4226.5383398-1515-3323-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field723042.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants905238.578--393423-3022-1830-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point723834.528
2612Los Angeles Dodgers904743.5225.03873404718-2229-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium724131.569
3917Colorado Rockies914447.4848.5519523-420-2824-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field713932.549
41121San Diego Padres904050.44412.0467510-4320-2220-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium723636.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dallas AndersonP23.135Released by Diamondbacks 
Billy HallOF28.025Released by Reds 
Thomas Pittman1B17.253signed 
Carlos ZambranoP16.041Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs.