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MLB Games on Wednesday August 20, 1997

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Colorado RockiesNL5Cincinnati RedsNL3Box | PBP921,968Cinergy FieldDay2:59Frank CastilloGabe WhiteJerry DiPotoBurks, Castilla, Perez
Chicago CubsNL5Florida MarlinsNL6Box | PBP928,003Joe Robbie StadiumNight3:27Livan HernandezKevin TapaniRobb NenJohnson, Sheffield
Atlanta BravesNL3Houston AstrosNL1Box | PBP925,593AstrodomeNight2:46Tom GlavineShane ReynoldsMark WohlersLopez
St. Louis CardinalsNL6Montreal ExposNL3Box | PBP919,386Olympic StadiumNight2:37Curtis KingSteve KlineDennis EckersleyLampkin
San Diego PadresNL3Pittsburgh PiratesNL7Box | PBP910,222Three Rivers StadiumNight2:45Jason SchmidtAndy Ashby------
New York YankeesAL7Anaheim AngelsAL3Box | PBP90Edison International FieldDay3:04Dwight GoodenKen HillRamiro MendozaHenderson, Posada
New York YankeesAL8Anaheim AngelsAL5Box | PBP932,343Edison International FieldNight3:24Hideki IrabuMark LangstonMariano RiveraEdmonds, Jeter (2), Salmon, Sanchez
Toronto Blue JaysAL6Chicago White SoxAL12Box | PBP920,003Comiskey Park IINight2:53James BaldwinRobert Person---Belle, Delgado, Perez
Minnesota TwinsAL11Detroit TigersAL1Box | PBP913,199Tiger StadiumDay2:51Brad RadkeScott Sanders---Hocking, Lawton, Nieves, Steinbach
Baltimore OriolesAL4Kansas City RoyalsAL2Box | PBP916,225Kauffman StadiumNight2:19Jimmy KeyGlendon RuschRandy MyersBenitez, Palmeiro (2)
Boston Red SoxAL7Oakland AthleticsAL5Box | PBP90Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:49Tim WakefieldJimmy HaynesButch HenryCanseco
Boston Red SoxAL5Oakland AthleticsAL4Box | PBP1311,382Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight3:50Joe HudsonDon WengertTom GordonGiambi
Cleveland IndiansAL0Seattle MarinersAL1Box | PBP932,546The KingdomeNight2:28Randy JohnsonCharles NagyHeathcliff SlocumbMartinez
Milwaukee BrewersAL6Texas RangersAL2Box | PBP933,531The Ballpark in ArlingtonNight2:28Bryce FlorieTerry ClarkDoug JonesBurnitz, Vina
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 Wednesday, August 20, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1237944.642-63647815843-2236-22391920.487
AL East223New York Yankees1257550.6005.067752015737-2438-26372116.568
AL East3612Boston Red Sox1276463.50417.07146823231-2833-35351421.400
AL East4918Toronto Blue Jays1256065.48020.0504530-2629-3331-32371621.432
AL East51121Detroit Tigers1255867.46422.0620635-1524-3534-32372116.568
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central1510Cleveland Indians1236558.528-6596322730-2735-31382117.553
AL Central2714Milwaukee Brewers1256263.4964.0548584-3625-4137-22361620.444
AL Central3815Chicago White Sox1266264.4924.5608632-2428-3434-30351817.514
AL Central41224Kansas City Royals1235271.42313.0565626-6125-3727-34381523.395
AL Central51325Minnesota Twins1255273.41614.0597668-7126-3626-37371621.432
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West136Seattle Mariners1267056.556-7126486436-2934-27362016.556
AL West248Anaheim Angels1276958.5431.56726155731-3438-24351520.429
AL West31020Texas Rangers1276067.47210.5609642-3330-3230-35351718.486
AL West41427Oakland Athletics1275077.39420.5586728-14223-4327-34351520.429
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Atlanta Braves1277849.614-61245216040-2638-23352312.657
NL East224Florida Marlins1257352.5844.05525104232-3041-22371918.514
NL East359New York Mets1246757.5409.55795413831-3536-22382117.553
NL East4816Montreal Expos1246163.49215.5544569-2525-3436-29381721.447
NL East51428Philadelphia Phillies1224577.36930.5503678-17521-4424-33402317.575
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central1611Houston Astros1266660.524-5925246831-3235-28361818.500
NL Central2713Pittsburgh Pirates1266363.5003.0553594-4132-3531-28361620.444
NL Central31122St. Louis Cardinals1255867.4647.5507498925-3733-30371522.405
NL Central41223Cincinnati Reds1245569.44410.0484581-9723-3632-33382117.553
NL Central51326Chicago Cubs1275077.39416.5520595-7519-4731-30351817.514
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West135San Francisco Giants1277156.559-604609-533-2838-28351916.543
NL West247Los Angeles Dodgers1256857.5442.05484717728-3140-26372017.541
NL West3917Colorado Rockies1266165.4849.5709719-1026-3935-26362214.611
NL West41019San Diego Padres1266066.47610.5626679-5330-3130-35361620.444
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