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Monday August 11,1997This 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 1997-08-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins1Atlanta Braves2BoxMark WohlersFelix Heredia(none)
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxChan Ho ParkMiguel Batista(none)
Houston Astros8New York Mets3BoxRamon GarciaPete Harnisch(none)
Montreal Expos6San Diego Padres3BoxDustin HermansonJoey Hamilton(none)
Cincinnati Reds7San Francisco Giants4BoxKent MerckerPat Rapp(none)
Texas Rangers8Boston Red Sox3BoxDarren OliverTim Wakefield(none)
New York Yankees11Minnesota Twins0BoxAndy PettitteRich Robertson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Seattle Mariners11BoxJamie MoyerCal Eldred(none)
Detroit Tigers2Toronto Blue Jays8BoxPat HentgenKevin Jarvis(none)

Standings as of 1997-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1137241.637--58442915541-2131-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards492623.531
223New York Yankees1166947.5954.561747614135-2334-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I462719.587
3613Boston Red Sox1195861.48717.06616402129-2829-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park432023.465
4916Toronto Blue Jays1165660.48317.5456482-2627-2829-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome462026.435
51121Detroit Tigers1165561.47418.5580580023-3232-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium462422.522
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Cleveland Indians1135855.513--5985861229-2629-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field482820.583
2714Chicago White Sox1155659.4873.0544569-2528-3428-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II462422.522
3817Milwaukee Brewers1165660.4833.5506553-4721-4035-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium452223.489
41224Minnesota Twins1175166.4369.0567614-4725-2926-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome451728.378
51325Kansas City Royals1144866.42110.5520573-5322-3426-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium471928.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Anaheim Angels1176651.564--6215625929-2937-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field451827.400
246Seattle Mariners1176651.564--6746116333-2633-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome452421.533
31019Texas Rangers1185662.47510.5569594-2527-3029-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington442123.477
41427Oakland Athletics1194772.39520.0543684-14120-4027-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431825.419
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1207545.625--59443216237-2438-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field422616.619
224Florida Marlins1176849.5815.55054614431-2937-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium452421.533
337New York Mets1176552.5568.55535074629-3136-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium452322.511
4711Montreal Expos1166056.51713.0515522-724-2936-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium461828.391
51428Philadelphia Phillies1154075.34832.5453643-19017-4323-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium472819.596
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Houston Astros1196455.538--5544916331-3233-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome432023.465
2815Pittsburgh Pirates1185761.4836.5510562-5228-3329-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium442222.500
31122St. Louis Cardinals1175364.45310.0469469023-3730-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II452025.444
41223Cincinnati Reds1165165.44011.5453551-9820-3331-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field462521.543
51326Chicago Cubs1194772.39517.0491553-6216-4231-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field432122.488
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1196653.555--554564-1032-2734-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point432419.558
259Los Angeles Dodgers1186454.5421.55304517927-3137-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium442420.545
3918Colorado Rockies1195762.4799.0672682-1025-3832-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field432617.605
41020San Diego Padres1185662.4759.5595647-5230-2926-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium442024.455


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose AlberroP28.043Claimed on waivers by Yankees from Rangers. 
Manny AlexanderSS-2B26.144Cubs acquired RHP Mark Clark to complete trade 
Mark ClarkP29.091Traded by Mets with Manny Alexander and Lance Johnson to Cubs for Turk Wendell, Mel Rojas and Brian McRae.