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Thursday August 7,1997This 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 1997-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals0Atlanta Braves3BoxDenny NeagleTodd StottlemyreMark Wohlers
San Francisco Giants3Chicago Cubs6BoxGeremi GonzalezWilson Alvarez(none)
San Diego Padres0Cincinnati Reds7BoxBrett TomkoDanny Jackson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Montreal Expos4BoxHideo NomoJim Bullinger(none)
Colorado Rockies4New York Mets12BoxMark ClarkBill Swift(none)
Houston Astros5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxBilly BrewerTom Martin(none)
Florida Marlins1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxMarc WilkinsAl Leiter(none)
Detroit Tigers8Kansas City Royals4BoxGlenn DishmanTim Belcher(none)
Boston Red Sox7Minnesota Twins6BoxAaron SeleShane BowersJim Corsi
Milwaukee Brewers4Oakland Athletics5BoxDane JohnsonDoug Jones(none)
Chicago White Sox2Seattle Mariners3BoxJeff FasseroScott EyreHeathcliff Slocumb
New York Yankees4Texas Rangers2BoxDavid ConeBobby WittMariano Rivera
Cleveland Indians0Toronto Blue Jays4BoxRoger ClemensJohn Smiley(none)

Standings as of 1997-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1107040.636--57142015139-2031-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards522824.538
223New York Yankees1126646.5895.059246013232-2234-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I503020.600
3715Boston Red Sox1155659.48716.56426172529-2827-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park472225.468
4916Toronto Blue Jays1125458.48217.0438470-3227-2827-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome502228.440
51019Detroit Tigers1125359.47318.0568562621-3032-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium502624.520
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1095752.523--5805671329-2628-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field522923.558
2614Milwaukee Brewers1125557.4913.5491530-3920-3735-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium492326.469
3817Chicago White Sox1125458.4824.5537561-2426-3328-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II492623.531
41223Minnesota Twins1135063.4429.0551589-3825-2925-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome491831.367
51325Kansas City Royals1114764.42311.0505557-5221-3226-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium502030.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Anaheim Angels1146549.570--6125496329-2936-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field481929.396
246Seattle Mariners1136449.5660.56556035233-2631-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome492623.531
31121Texas Rangers1135261.46012.5542573-3123-2929-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington492524.510
41427Oakland Athletics1164571.38821.0531670-13920-4025-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum462026.435
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1167343.629--58241816437-2436-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field462818.609
224Florida Marlins1136647.5845.54914494229-2737-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium492623.531
337New York Mets1136449.5667.55334795429-3135-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium492425.490
4712Montreal Expos1125854.51813.0504508-423-2935-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium502030.400
51428Philadelphia Phillies1123874.33933.0441635-19415-4223-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium503020.600
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Houston Astros1156154.530--5264715528-3133-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome472324.489
2813Pittsburgh Pirates1155758.4964.0493541-4828-3029-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium472225.468
31122St. Louis Cardinals1145262.4568.5461457423-3729-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II482127.438
41224Cincinnati Reds1124864.42911.5430534-10419-3329-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field502822.560
51326Chicago Cubs1154669.40015.0479539-6016-4130-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field472225.468
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1156451.557--539552-1330-2634-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point472621.553
259Los Angeles Dodgers1146252.5441.55154348126-2936-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium482622.542
3918San Diego Padres1145460.4749.5580630-5028-2826-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium482226.458
41020Colorado Rockies1165462.46610.5651665-1425-3829-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field462917.630


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John JohnstoneP28.255Claimed on waivers by Athletics from Giants. 
Steve MontgomeryP23.167Claimed on waivers by Indians from Athletics. 
Lou PoteP25.346Signed as Free Agent by Cardinals.