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Wednesday August 13,1997This 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 1997-08-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates2Atlanta Braves1BoxJon LieberJohn SmoltzRich Loiselle
Philadelphia Phillies12Colorado Rockies8BoxMark LeiterJamey Wright(none)
Florida Marlins8Houston Astros6BoxAlex FernandezJose LimaRobb Nen
Montreal Expos1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTom CandiottiCarlos PerezTodd Worrell
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres0BoxMike MorganPete SmithJeff Shaw
Chicago Cubs6San Francisco Giants5BoxGeremi GonzalezMark GardnerTerry Adams
New York Mets5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxCory LidleTony FossasJohn Franco
Oakland Athletics4Baltimore Orioles2BoxAndrew LorraineMike MussinaMike Mohler
Texas Rangers7Boston Red Sox6BoxTanyon SturtzeSteve AveryJohn Wetteland
Anaheim Angels2Chicago White Sox5BoxScott EyreAllen WatsonMatt Karchner
Detroit Tigers13Cleveland Indians3BoxWillie BlairJohn Smiley(none)
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians9BoxOrel HershiserGlenn Dishman(none)
Kansas City Royals3New York Yankees9BoxHideki IrabuTim Belcher(none)
Minnesota Twins2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxPaul QuantrillMike Trombley(none)

Standings as of 1997-08-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1157342.635--59443316141-2132-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards472522.532
223New York Yankees1187048.5934.563048514535-2335-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I442618.591
3715Toronto Blue Jays1185860.49216.5468485-1727-2831-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome441826.409
41018Boston Red Sox1215863.47918.06696591029-2829-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park412021.488
51121Detroit Tigers1195663.47119.0598599-124-3432-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium432320.535
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1166056.517--6176041329-2631-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field452619.578
2613Chicago White Sox1175859.4962.5557576-1928-3430-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II442222.500
3816Milwaukee Brewers1175760.4873.5511556-4522-4035-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium442123.477
41224Minnesota Twins1195168.42910.5570626-5625-3126-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome431726.395
51325Kansas City Royals1164967.42211.0529586-5723-3526-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium451827.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1186652.559--6776166133-2633-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome442420.545
246Anaheim Angels1196653.5550.56285755329-3137-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field431825.419
3917Texas Rangers1205862.4839.0588602-1429-3029-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington421923.452
41427Oakland Athletics1214873.39719.5547694-14721-4127-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum411724.415
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1227547.615--59743915837-2438-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field402614.650
224Florida Marlins1196950.5804.55154803532-3037-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium432320.535
337New York Mets1196653.5557.55605164430-3236-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium432221.512
4712Montreal Expos1186058.50813.0520531-1124-3136-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium441826.409
51428Philadelphia Phillies1174275.35930.5470651-18119-4323-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium452619.578
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Houston Astros1216556.537--5735017231-3234-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome411922.463
2814Pittsburgh Pirates1205961.4925.5517565-4830-3329-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium422022.476
31122St. Louis Cardinals1195465.45410.0478476223-3731-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II431924.442
41223Cincinnati Reds1185266.44111.5458558-10021-3431-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field442420.545
51326Chicago Cubs1214972.40516.0501560-5918-4231-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field411922.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1216754.554--566573-732-2735-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point412318.561
259Los Angeles Dodgers1206555.5421.55354567927-3138-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium422319.548
3919San Diego Padres1205763.4759.5601653-5230-2927-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium421923.452
41020Colorado Rockies1215764.47110.0680699-1925-3832-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field412615.634


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tony ArmasP19.106Traded by Yankees with Jim Mecir to Red Sox for Randy Brown and Mike Stanley. 
Brandon DuckworthP21.203Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
Julio FrancoSS-2B38.355Signed as Free Agent by Brewers. 
Julio FrancoSS-2B38.355Released by Indians. 
Ryan HancockP25.276Traded by Angels with George Arias and Stevenson Agosto to Padres for Rickey Henderson. 
Rickey HendersonLF-OF38.231Traded by Padres to Angels for George Arias, Stevenson Agosto and Ryan Hancock. 
Jim MecirP27.089Traded by Yankees to Red Sox S completing trade in which Red Sox sent 1B Mike Stanley and 2B Randy Brown to Yankees for RHP Tony Armas and a player to be named 
Terry Shumpert2B-3B30.362Signed as Free Agent by Rockies. 
Mike StanleyC-1B34.049Traded by Red Sox with Randy Brown to Yankees for Jim Mecir and Tony Armas.