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MLB Games on Saturday August 23, 1997

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Cincinnati RedsNL3Atlanta BravesNL10Box | PBP948,499Turner FieldDay2:54Denny NeagleBrett Tomko---Jones, Kelly, Lofton, Oliver
Montreal ExposNL9Chicago CubsNL5Box | PBP934,191Wrigley FieldDay3:05Anthony TelfordBob Patterson---Fletcher (2), Grudzielanek, Lansing, Stankiewicz, Strange
St. Louis CardinalsNL0Florida MarlinsNL3Box | PBP940,242Joe Robbie StadiumNight2:23Kevin BrownAndy Benes------
Colorado RockiesNL6Houston AstrosNL3Box | PBP932,374AstrodomeDay3:17Steve ReedJohn HudekJerry DiPotoBates, Castilla, Galarraga
San Diego PadresNL5New York MetsNL9Box | PBP934,823Shea StadiumNight3:09Dave MlickiPaul MenhartJohn FrancoAlfonzo, Caminiti, Finley, Hundley, Huskey, McRae, Shipley
Los Angeles DodgersNL4Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Box | PBP931,159Veterans StadiumNight3:17Hideo NomoTyler GreenTodd WorrellCummings, Piazza
San Francisco GiantsNL4Pittsburgh PiratesNL6Box | PBP942,502Three Rivers StadiumNight3:15Esteban LoaizaDanny DarwinRich LoiselleJohnson, Kent, Martin
Boston Red SoxAL1Anaheim AngelsAL6Box | PBP920,994Edison International FieldDay2:49Jason DicksonAaron Sele---Garciaparra, Salmon
Minnesota TwinsAL4Baltimore OriolesAL5Box | PBP948,263Oriole Park at Camden YardsNight3:07Jesse OroscoGreg SwindellRandy MyersBerroa, Molitor, Surhoff
Toronto Blue JaysAL6Kansas City RoyalsAL5Box | PBP919,249Kauffman StadiumNight3:04Marty JanzenJamie WalkerPaul QuantrillDavis, Hansen
Detroit TigersAL2Milwaukee BrewersAL5Box | PBP919,524County StadiumNight2:28Scott KarlGreg KeagleDoug JonesBurnitz
Cleveland IndiansAL7Oakland AthleticsAL4Box | PBP917,066Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:52Orel HershiserBrad RigbyJose MesaJustice, Thome (2)
New York YankeesAL10Seattle MarinersAL8Box | PBP1157,282The KingdomeDay4:46Mariano RiveraHeathcliff SlocumbMike StantonDavis, Griffey, Kelly
Chicago White SoxAL8Texas RangersAL13Box | PBP946,090The Ballpark in ArlingtonNight3:28Danny PattersonNelson Cruz---Belle, Fabregas, Greer (2), Rodriguez, Tatis
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 23, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1268244.651-64848616244-2238-22361620.444
AL East223New York Yankees1287751.6026.069654015639-2538-26341915.559
AL East3614Boston Red Sox1306466.49220.07267091731-3133-35321418.438
AL East4917Toronto Blue Jays1286266.48421.0518544-2631-3431-32341420.412
AL East51121Detroit Tigers1286068.46923.0640642-226-3634-32341915.559
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central1510Cleveland Indians1266759.532-6776463132-2835-31351916.543
AL Central2715Milwaukee Brewers1286365.4925.0555604-4925-4138-24331518.455
AL Central3816Chicago White Sox1296366.4885.5630665-3528-3635-30321715.531
AL Central41224Kansas City Royals1265274.41315.0576641-6525-3727-37351520.429
AL Central51325Minnesota Twins1275275.40915.5602676-7426-3826-37351619.457
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West135Seattle Mariners1297257.558-7366696736-2936-28331815.545
AL West249Anaheim Angels1307159.5461.56896256431-3440-25321319.406
AL West31018Texas Rangers1296267.48110.0639658-1930-3232-35331518.455
AL West41427Oakland Athletics1305179.39221.5606746-14023-4328-36321418.438
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Atlanta Braves1298049.620-62845717140-2640-23332112.636
NL East224Florida Marlins1277453.5835.05585174132-3042-23351817.514
NL East358New York Mets1287058.5479.56035594431-3539-23341816.529
NL East4813Montreal Expos1276364.49616.0557579-2226-3537-29351520.429
NL East51428Philadelphia Phillies1244579.36332.5509687-17821-4424-35382315.605
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central1611Houston Astros1296861.527-6145357931-3237-29331617.485
NL Central2712Pittsburgh Pirates1296564.5043.0566609-4332-3533-29331419.424
NL Central31122St. Louis Cardinals1285969.4618.5516507926-3933-30341420.412
NL Central41223Cincinnati Reds1265571.43711.5489597-10823-3832-33362115.583
NL Central51326Chicago Cubs1295178.39517.0528605-7719-4732-31331716.515
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West146Los Angeles Dodgers1297158.550-5624837931-3240-26331716.515
NL West237San Francisco Giants1297158.550-610618-833-3038-28331914.576
NL West3919Colorado Rockies1296267.4819.0720741-2127-4135-26332112.636
NL West41020San Diego Padres1296168.47310.0648701-5331-3330-35331518.455
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