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Monday July 28,1997This 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 1997-07-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs0Atlanta Braves6BoxDenny NeagleKevin Tapani(none)
Montreal Expos3Colorado Rockies2BoxCarlos PerezBill SwiftUgueth Urbina
Cincinnati Reds4Florida Marlins0BoxStan BelindaJay Powell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros1BoxTodd StottlemyreChris HoltDennis Eckersley
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxIsmael ValdezJon LieberTodd Worrell
Philadelphia Phillies8San Diego Padres4BoxMark LeiterSean Bergman(none)
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles7BoxMike MussinaBobby WittArmando Benitez
Anaheim Angels2Cleveland Indians0BoxDennis SpringerBartolo Colon(none)
Anaheim Angels10Cleveland Indians7BoxPep HarrisDavid WeathersMike Holtz
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals10BoxTim BelcherFrankie Rodriguez(none)
Minnesota Twins2Kansas City Royals5BoxJim PittsleyTravis MillerJeff Montgomery
Toronto Blue Jays0Milwaukee Brewers1BoxSteve WoodardRoger ClemensMike Fetters
Toronto Blue Jays3Milwaukee Brewers9BoxJoel AdamsonHuck Flener(none)
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees4BoxMariano RiveraAaron Small(none)

Standings as of 1997-07-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1026438.627--53139813335-1829-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards603426.567
234New York Yankees1035944.5735.554543011529-2130-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I593722.627
3817Toronto Blue Jays1025052.49014.0397427-3025-2225-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome602634.433
41021Boston Red Sox1054956.46716.5573575-224-2525-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park572928.509
51122Detroit Tigers1024755.46117.0521520119-2828-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium603228.533
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Cleveland Indians1005446.540--5405211926-2228-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field613229.525
2613Chicago White Sox1035152.4954.5508520-1224-2827-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II582929.500
3718Milwaukee Brewers1025052.4905.0446483-3719-3431-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium592831.475
41223Minnesota Twins1044658.44210.0496539-4322-2724-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome582236.379
51325Kansas City Royals1014358.42611.5461497-3621-3222-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium602436.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Seattle Mariners1046044.577--6145635131-2229-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome583028.517
247Anaheim Angels1055847.5522.55545114327-2931-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field572631.456
3919Texas Rangers1045054.48110.0507509-223-2727-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington582731.466
41427Oakland Athletics1074265.39319.5509622-11320-3822-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum552332.418
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1066739.632--54238915335-2032-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field563422.607
225New York Mets1045945.5677.04954445127-2832-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium582929.500
336Florida Marlins1035845.5637.54414241728-2630-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium593425.576
4712Montreal Expos1035350.51512.5457466-922-2831-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium592534.424
51428Philadelphia Phillies1033172.30134.5397609-21214-4217-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium593722.627
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Houston Astros1065749.538--4854315428-2729-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome562729.482
2814Pittsburgh Pirates1065254.4915.0455498-4328-2924-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium562729.482
31016St. Louis Cardinals1045153.4905.04394122722-2829-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II582236.379
41224Cincinnati Reds1034558.43710.5396486-9019-3126-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field593128.525
51326Chicago Cubs1064363.40614.0441487-4616-3927-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field562531.446
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1065848.547--488517-2925-2433-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point563224.571
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1065749.5381.04743997522-2635-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium563125.554
3915San Diego Padres1065254.4916.0553584-3126-2326-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium562432.429
41120Colorado Rockies1065056.4728.0607611-422-3328-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field563323.589


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason FitzgeraldOF21.316signed 
Kevin GrossP36.050Released by Angels.