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Games on 1997-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants9Cincinnati Reds1BoxKirk RueterGiovanni Carrara(none)
Houston Astros1Florida Marlins4BoxLivan HernandezChris HoltJay Powell
St. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets4BoxRick ReedManny AybarJohn Franco
Colorado Rockies3Philadelphia Phillies7BoxTyler GreenFrank Castillo(none)
Atlanta Braves6Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJohn SmoltzSteve Cooke(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Anaheim Angels2BoxScott KarlKen HillMike Fetters
Cleveland Indians7Detroit Tigers2BoxCharles NagyScott Sanders(none)
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals4BoxDavid WellsGlendon RuschMariano Rivera
Toronto Blue Jays3Minnesota Twins9BoxBrad RadkeChris Carpenter(none)
Boston Red Sox11Texas Rangers5BoxButch HenryDanny Patterson(none)

Standings as of 1997-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1086939.639--56441315138-1931-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards542925.537
223New York Yankees1096445.5875.558245113130-2134-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I533221.604
3817Boston Red Sox1125359.47318.0613608526-2827-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park502525.500
51020Toronto Blue Jays1095158.46818.5420464-4426-2825-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome532528.472
4919Detroit Tigers1095158.46818.5550549120-2931-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium532825.528
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1065749.538--5735512229-2328-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field552926.527
2613Milwaukee Brewers1095554.5053.5476511-3520-3435-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium522329.442
3715Chicago White Sox1095356.4865.5530555-2525-3128-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II522725.519
41223Minnesota Twins1105060.4559.0540569-2925-2925-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome521834.346
51324Kansas City Royals1084662.42612.0495541-4621-3225-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium532132.396
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1106248.564--6455945133-2629-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome522824.538
247Anaheim Angels1126349.563--5985386029-2934-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field502129.420
31121Texas Rangers1105159.46411.0533550-1723-2928-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington522626.500
41427Oakland Athletics1134370.38120.5523661-13820-4023-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum492227.449
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1137142.628--57141016137-2334-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field493019.612
224Florida Marlins1106446.5825.54724363628-2636-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium522824.538
335New York Mets1106248.5647.55164674929-3133-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium522626.500
4712Montreal Expos1095752.52312.0489491-223-2934-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium532132.396
51428Philadelphia Phillies1093673.33033.0427622-19515-4221-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium533221.604
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Houston Astros1126151.545--5124535928-2833-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome502327.460
2814Pittsburgh Pirates1125557.4916.0480524-4428-3027-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium502426.480
31018St. Louis Cardinals1115259.4688.5454445923-3429-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II512130.412
41225Cincinnati Reds1094663.42213.5413525-11219-3327-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field533023.566
51326Chicago Cubs1124567.40216.0467521-5416-4129-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field502327.460
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1126250.554--521540-1928-2534-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point502822.560
2610Los Angeles Dodgers1116051.5411.54984197924-2836-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium512823.549
3916San Diego Padres1115358.4778.5571613-4227-2626-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium512328.451
41122Colorado Rockies1135261.46010.5639651-1223-3729-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field493118.633


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
DJ CarrascoP20.114signed 
Terry ClarkP36.298Claimed on waivers by Rangers from Indians. 
Jorge PiedraCF-LF18.109Signed as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers