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MLB Games on Thursday July 17, 1997

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Colorado RockiesNL2Atlanta BravesNL8Box | PBP948,024Turner FieldNight2:43Greg MadduxBill Swift---Castilla, Klesko (2), Perez, Walker
Los Angeles DodgersNL7Florida MarlinsNL8Box | PBP927,406Joe Robbie StadiumNight3:19Al LeiterTom CandiottiRobb NenCromer (2), Karros
San Francisco GiantsNL3Houston AstrosNL1Box | PBP929,955AstrodomeDay2:33Mark GardnerChris HoltRod Beck---
Chicago CubsNL3New York MetsNL4Box | PBP1026,021Shea StadiumDay2:52John FrancoKent Bottenfield---Gilkey
Montreal ExposNL5Philadelphia PhilliesNL4Box | PBP917,127Veterans StadiumNight2:26Carlos PerezMatt BeechUgueth UrbinaBrogna, Lansing, White, Widger
Cincinnati RedsNL9Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Box | PBP919,710Three Rivers StadiumNight2:52John SmileyFrancisco Cordova---Smith, Young
San Diego PadresNL3St. Louis CardinalsNL1Box | PBP927,928Busch Stadium IINight2:24Joey HamiltonAndy BenesTrevor HoffmanFinley
Detroit TigersAL4Anaheim AngelsAL9Box | PBP919,246Edison International FieldNight2:44Dennis SpringerFelipe Lira---Fryman, Nieves, Phillips
Boston Red SoxAL12Baltimore OriolesAL9Box | PBP947,912Oriole Park at Camden YardsNight3:32Ron MahayJesse OroscoHeathcliff SlocumbBerroa, Palmeiro, Vaughn
New York YankeesAL4Chicago White SoxAL2Box | PBP931,923Comiskey Park IINight3:15David ConeDanny DarwinMariano Rivera---
Cleveland IndiansAL3Milwaukee BrewersAL2Box | PBP920,383County StadiumNight2:29Orel HershiserCal EldredMichael JacksonAlomar, Valentin
Kansas City RoyalsAL3Oakland AthleticsAL11Box | PBP99,489Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:41Steve KarsayTim Belcher---Brosius, Giambi, Lennon, MacFarlane, Stairs
Minnesota TwinsAL9Seattle MarinersAL7Box | PBP1232,325The KingdomeNight3:58Rick AguileraNorm CharltonEddie GuardadoBecker, Cordova, Knoblauch, Rodriguez, Stahoviak
Toronto Blue JaysAL9Texas RangersAL1Box | PBP946,239The Ballpark in ArlingtonNight2:55Roger ClemensJohn Burkett---Delgado (2), Merced, Palmer
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 Thursday, July 17, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East112Baltimore Orioles925735.620-48436811630-1727-18704129.586
AL East224New York Yankees935439.5813.549638611027-1927-20694227.609
AL East3816Toronto Blue Jays914447.48412.5355387-3224-1820-29713239.451
AL East41020Detroit Tigers934350.46214.5481472917-2726-23693633.522
AL East51123Boston Red Sox944252.44716.0524532-821-2421-28683632.529
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central136Cleveland Indians885038.568-5014653626-2224-16733637.493
AL Central2612Chicago White Sox934746.5055.5468478-1021-2526-21683335.485
AL Central3918Milwaukee Brewers904347.4788.0395432-3716-3127-16713536.493
AL Central41224Minnesota Twins934152.44111.5463490-2719-2522-27692742.391
AL Central51426Kansas City Royals903753.41114.0408459-5117-2720-26713041.423
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147Seattle Mariners955342.558-5595263326-2127-21673730.552
AL West259Anaheim Angels945242.5530.54974574023-2529-17683236.471
AL West3715Texas Rangers934647.4956.0465456920-2526-22693138.449
AL West41325Oakland Athletics974057.41214.0482583-10118-3322-24652540.385
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Atlanta Braves956134.642-49835114732-1729-17674027.597
NL East223Florida Marlins935538.5915.04043762826-2329-15693732.536
NL East348New York Mets945242.5538.54534124124-2528-17683632.529
NL East4510Montreal Expos935142.5489.04143991521-2430-18692742.391
NL East51428Philadelphia Phillies922765.29332.5353535-18212-3715-28704129.586
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central1714Houston Astros964848.500-4234022123-2725-21663630.545
NL Central2813Pittsburgh Pirates944747.500-391439-4823-2224-25683236.471
NL Central3917St. Louis Cardinals944549.4792.03973673021-2824-21682840.412
NL Central41222Cincinnati Reds934251.4524.5362432-7018-2724-24693435.493
NL Central51327Chicago Cubs953956.4118.5407432-2516-3423-22672938.433
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West135San Francisco Giants955441.568-419448-2924-2130-20673631.537
NL West2611Los Angeles Dodgers955045.5264.04243735120-2430-21673829.567
NL West31019San Diego Padres954451.46310.0494544-5023-2221-29673235.478
NL West41121Colorado Rockies964452.45810.5550566-1620-3024-22663927.591
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