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Wednesday August 27,1997This 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 1997-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros6Atlanta Braves4BoxJohn HudekPaul ByrdJose Lima
Florida Marlins4Chicago Cubs3BoxRobb NenTerry Adams(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Colorado Rockies7BoxJohn ThomsonMike RemlingerJerry DiPoto
San Francisco Giants6New York Mets15BoxJason IsringhausenJulian Tavarez(none)
San Diego Padres6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxWayne GomesJim Bruske(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDennys ReyesSteve Cooke(none)
Montreal Expos3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJohn FrascatoreAnthony TelfordRigo Beltran
Cleveland Indians10Anaheim Angels4BoxJaret WrightAllen Watson(none)
Kansas City Royals3Baltimore Orioles7BoxArthur RhodesHector Carrasco(none)
Texas Rangers7Milwaukee Brewers1BoxDarren OliverSteve Woodard(none)
Detroit Tigers0Minnesota Twins2BoxBob TewksburyBrian Moehler(none)
New York Yankees7Oakland Athletics8BoxT.J. MathewsJeff Nelson(none)
Boston Red Sox9Seattle Mariners5BoxJohn WasdinJeff FasseroTom Gordon
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays13BoxPat HentgenDoug Drabek(none)

Standings as of 1997-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1298445.651--66449516944-2240-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards331419.424
223New York Yankees1317853.5957.072455516940-2738-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I311813.581
3714Boston Red Sox1346767.50019.57497321734-3233-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park281117.393
4917Toronto Blue Jays1316467.48921.0547562-1532-3432-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome311219.387
51121Detroit Tigers1326171.46224.5649664-1527-3934-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium301812.600
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians1296861.527--6956623333-3035-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field321814.563
2613Milwaukee Brewers1326666.5003.5580623-4325-4141-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium291217.414
3816Chicago White Sox1326567.4924.5643684-4130-3735-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II291514.517
41224Minnesota Twins1315477.41215.0619690-7126-3928-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311417.452
51325Kansas City Royals1295376.41115.0592663-7126-3827-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium321418.438
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1337459.556--7626927036-2938-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome291613.552
248Anaheim Angels1337261.5412.07036455831-3441-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field291217.414
31019Texas Rangers1336370.47411.0659680-2131-3432-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington291415.483
41427Oakland Athletics1335380.39821.0620772-15223-4330-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum291217.414
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1328151.614--64347516840-2641-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field302010.667
224Florida Marlins1317754.5883.55815245734-3143-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium311516.484
359New York Mets1327161.53810.06235814231-3540-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium301713.567
4815Montreal Expos1316566.49615.5572601-2928-3737-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium311318.419
51428Philadelphia Phillies1294980.38030.5537705-16821-4428-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium331914.576
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Houston Astros1327062.530--6295478232-3338-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome301416.467
2712Pittsburgh Pirates1346767.5004.0590641-5132-3535-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium281216.429
31122St. Louis Cardinals1326072.45510.0527526126-4034-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II301317.433
41223Cincinnati Reds1315873.44311.5518627-10926-4032-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field311813.581
51326Chicago Cubs1335380.39817.5546624-7819-4734-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field291514.517
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1347559.560--5934999435-3340-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium281315.464
247San Francisco Giants1337360.5491.5635645-1035-3238-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point291712.586
3918Colorado Rockies1346470.47811.0747767-2027-4237-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field28199.679
41020San Diego Padres1346272.46313.0664730-6632-3730-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium281414.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Darren LewisCF29.365Traded by White Sox to Dodgers for Chad Fonville.