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Events on this Date

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Event NameNotes
Retired Number#2 Retired by Los Angeles Dodgers for Tommy Lasorda
1 record(s)
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MLB Games on Friday August 15, 1997

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York MetsNL2Colorado RockiesNL6Box | PBP948,308Coors FieldNight2:33Frank CastilloRick Reed---Castilla, Walker
Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Florida MarlinsNL6Box | PBP926,092Joe Robbie StadiumNight3:27Jay PowellRich Loiselle---White, Williams
Philadelphia PhilliesNL5Houston AstrosNL1Box | PBP931,837AstrodomeNight2:17Curt SchillingChris Holt---Brogna (2)
Cincinnati RedsNL5Los Angeles DodgersNL3Box | PBP946,711Dodger StadiumNight2:55Mike RemlingerPedro AstacioJeff Shaw---
Chicago CubsNL1San Diego PadresNL5Box | PBP932,916Qualcomm StadiumNight2:23Sterling HitchcockSteve Trachsel---Caminiti, Flaherty
Montreal ExposNL2San Francisco GiantsNL6Box | PBP915,8773Com ParkNight2:37Kirk RueterMike Johnson---Bonds, Kent, Widger
Atlanta BravesNL2St. Louis CardinalsNL3Box | PBP1243,863Busch Stadium IINight3:34Curtis KingMike Cather---DeShields, McGwire, Tucker
Seattle MarinersAL3Baltimore OriolesAL4Box | PBP90Oriole Park at Camden YardsDay2:50Scott KamienieckiRandy JohnsonRandy MyersHammonds, Reboulet, Wilson
Seattle MarinersAL8Baltimore OriolesAL3Box | PBP947,734Oriole Park at Camden YardsNight3:03Ken CloudeJimmy Key---Buhner, Griffey, Rodriguez
Minnesota TwinsAL4Boston Red SoxAL5Box | PBP1025,328Fenway ParkNight3:06Kerry LacyEddie Guardado------
Oakland AthleticsAL11Chicago White SoxAL6Box | PBP929,652Comiskey Park IINight3:08Jimmy HaynesJames Baldwin---Cameron (2), Giambi, Stairs
Toronto Blue JaysAL4Cleveland IndiansAL5Box | PBP1043,011Jacobs FieldNight3:24Paul AssenmacherTim Crabtree---Branson, Giles, Thome
Kansas City RoyalsAL5Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP920,099Tiger StadiumNight2:52Glendon RuschJustin ThompsonJeff MontgomeryDye, Easley
Anaheim AngelsAL5Milwaukee BrewersAL3Box | PBP921,874County StadiumNight3:25Chuck FinleyBryce FlorieTroy Percival---
Texas RangersAL2New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP936,231Yankee Stadium INight3:12Dwight GoodenTerry ClarkMariano Rivera---
15 record(s)
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visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Friday, August 15, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1177443.632-60144415741-2133-22452421.533
AL East223New York Yankees1207248.6003.564549215335-2337-25422418.571
AL East3613Boston Red Sox1236063.48817.06806641629-2831-35391821.462
AL East4715Toronto Blue Jays1195861.48717.0472490-1827-2931-32431825.419
AL East51121Detroit Tigers1215665.46320.0602616-1424-3532-30412318.561
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central1511Cleveland Indians1186256.525-6346092529-2633-30432419.558
AL Central2816Chicago White Sox1195861.4874.5568599-3128-3430-27422220.524
AL Central31019Milwaukee Brewers1195762.4795.5515566-5122-4035-22422121.500
AL Central41224Kansas City Royals1185068.42412.0539599-6024-3626-32431726.395
AL Central51325Minnesota Twins1215170.42112.5575637-6225-3326-37411724.415
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West135Anaheim Angels1216853.562-6385795931-3137-22411625.390
AL West247Seattle Mariners1206753.5580.56886236534-2733-26422319.548
AL West3918Texas Rangers1215863.47910.0590607-1729-3129-32411922.463
AL West41426Oakland Athletics1235073.40719.0570705-13523-4127-32391524.385
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Atlanta Braves1237548.610-59944215737-2538-23392613.667
NL East224Florida Marlins1207050.5833.55214853632-3038-20422220.524
NL East348New York Mets1216754.5547.05685244431-3336-21412120.512
NL East4712Montreal Expos1206060.50013.5522538-1624-3336-27421824.429
NL East51428Philadelphia Phillies1184375.36429.5475652-17720-4323-32442519.568
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central1610Houston Astros1226557.533-5745066831-3234-25401921.475
NL Central2814Pittsburgh Pirates1215962.4885.5522571-4930-3429-28412021.488
NL Central31122St. Louis Cardinals1215566.4559.5483484-123-3732-29411823.439
NL Central41223Cincinnati Reds1205367.44211.0467566-9922-3531-32422319.548
NL Central51327Chicago Cubs1234974.39816.5505572-6718-4431-30391920.487
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West136San Francisco Giants1236954.561-579578132-2737-27392118.538
NL West259Los Angeles Dodgers1226656.5412.55394617827-3139-25402218.550
NL West3917San Diego Padres1225963.4849.5611658-4730-2929-34401723.425
NL West41020Colorado Rockies1225864.47510.5686701-1525-3833-26402515.625
28 record(s)
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League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season