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MLB Games on Saturday August 16, 1997

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York MetsNL5Colorado RockiesNL7Box | PBP948,311Coors FieldNight2:55Darren HolmesGreg McMichaelJerry DiPotoBurks, Gilkey
Pittsburgh PiratesNL10Florida MarlinsNL5Box | PBP940,031Joe Robbie StadiumNight3:19Francisco CordovaTony Saunders---Bonilla, Guillen, Polcovich
Philadelphia PhilliesNL5Houston AstrosNL3Box | PBP928,260AstrodomeDay2:47Jerry SpradlinBilly WagnerRicky BottalicoCarr, Jefferies
Cincinnati RedsNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL5Box | PBP953,464Dodger StadiumNight2:52Chan Ho ParkKent MerckerTodd WorrellCedeno, Perez, Piazza
Chicago CubsNL3San Diego PadresNL4Box | PBP1041,720Qualcomm StadiumNight2:47Trevor HoffmanTerry Adams---Caminiti, Sweeney
Montreal ExposNL8San Francisco GiantsNL5Box | PBP925,3453Com ParkDay3:15Dustin HermansonPat RappUgueth UrbinaBonds, Segui
Atlanta BravesNL5St. Louis CardinalsNL3Box | PBP947,229Busch Stadium IIDay2:32Greg MadduxMatt MorrisMark WohlersLankford, McGriff
Anaheim AngelsAL9Baltimore OriolesAL10Box | PBP947,815Oriole Park at Camden YardsNight3:25Arthur RhodesDarrell MayRandy MyersEdmonds, Erstad, Greene, Salmon
Minnesota TwinsAL4Boston Red SoxAL12Box | PBP930,011Fenway ParkNight3:13Tim WakefieldShane Bowers------
Seattle MarinersAL11Chicago White SoxAL6Box | PBP940,223Comiskey Park IIDay2:47Bobby AyalaDoug Drabek---Buhner, Martinez, Sorrento
Toronto Blue JaysAL4Cleveland IndiansAL8Box | PBP942,908Jacobs FieldDay2:53Paul ShueyPaul Quantrill---Grissom, Thome, Williams
Kansas City RoyalsAL2Detroit TigersAL1Box | PBP915,502Tiger StadiumNight2:50Kevin AppierKevin JarvisJeff MontgomeryDamon
Oakland AthleticsAL5Milwaukee BrewersAL6Box | PBP917,031County StadiumNight3:02Doug JonesMike Mohler---Lesher, Stairs, Valentin
Texas RangersAL8New York YankeesAL5Box | PBP1041,634Yankee Stadium IDay4:13John WettelandRamiro Mendoza---Curtis, Stevens
14 record(s)
Glossary:
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 Saturday, August 16, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1187543.636-61145315841-2134-22442321.523
AL East223New York Yankees1217249.5954.565050015035-2337-26412417.585
AL East3613Boston Red Sox1246163.49217.06926682429-2832-35381721.447
AL East41017Toronto Blue Jays1205862.48318.0476498-2227-3031-32421824.429
AL East51121Detroit Tigers1225666.45921.0603618-1524-3532-31402317.575
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central1510Cleveland Indians1196356.529-6426132929-2634-30422319.548
AL Central2919Chicago White Sox1205862.4835.5574610-3628-3430-28412219.537
AL Central3818Milwaukee Brewers1205862.4835.5521571-5022-4036-22412021.488
AL Central41224Kansas City Royals1195168.42912.0541600-5925-3626-32421626.381
AL Central51325Minnesota Twins1225171.41813.5579649-7025-3426-37401723.425
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West135Seattle Mariners1216853.562-6996297035-2733-26412219.537
AL West246Anaheim Angels1226854.5570.56475895831-3237-22401624.400
AL West3716Texas Rangers1225963.4849.5598612-1430-3129-32401822.450
AL West41426Oakland Athletics1245074.40319.5575711-13623-4227-32381523.395
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Atlanta Braves1247648.613-60444515938-2538-23382513.658
NL East224Florida Marlins1217051.5794.55264953132-3038-21412219.537
NL East348New York Mets1226755.5498.05735314231-3436-21402119.525
NL East4712Montreal Expos1216160.50413.5530543-1325-3336-27411724.415
NL East51428Philadelphia Phillies1194475.37029.5480655-17521-4323-32432419.558
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central1611Houston Astros1236558.528-5775116631-3234-26391920.487
NL Central2814Pittsburgh Pirates1226062.4924.5532576-4431-3429-28401921.475
NL Central31122St. Louis Cardinals1225567.4519.5486489-323-3732-30401822.450
NL Central41223Cincinnati Reds1215368.43811.0470571-10122-3631-32412318.561
NL Central51327Chicago Cubs1244975.39516.5508576-6818-4531-30381919.500
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West137San Francisco Giants1246955.556-584586-232-2737-28382117.553
NL West259Los Angeles Dodgers1236756.5451.55444648027-3140-25392118.538
NL West3915San Diego Padres1236063.4888.5615661-4630-2930-34391623.410
NL West41020Colorado Rockies1235964.4809.5693706-1325-3834-26392415.615
28 record(s)
Glossary:
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