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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 Thursday, August 28, 1997

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1308446.646-66550016544-2240-24321418.438
AL East223New York Yankees1317853.5956.572455516940-2738-26311813.581
AL East3714Boston Red Sox1346767.50019.07497321734-3233-35281117.393
AL East4815Toronto Blue Jays1326567.49220.0550564-1432-3433-33301119.367
AL East51121Detroit Tigers1326171.46224.0649664-1527-3934-32301812.600
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central1510Cleveland Indians1296861.527-6956623333-3035-31321814.563
AL Central2613Milwaukee Brewers1326666.5003.5580623-4325-4141-25291217.414
AL Central3917Chicago White Sox1336568.4895.0645687-4230-3835-30281513.536
AL Central41224Kansas City Royals1305476.41514.5597664-6727-3827-38311318.419
AL Central51325Minnesota Twins1315477.41215.0619690-7126-3928-38311417.452
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West136Seattle Mariners1347460.552-7677016636-3038-30281612.571
AL West249Anaheim Angels1347262.5372.07056545131-3541-27281216.429
AL West31019Texas Rangers1346470.47810.0670685-1532-3432-36281315.464
AL West41427Oakland Athletics1345381.39621.0621779-15823-4430-37281216.429
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Atlanta Braves1338251.617-64747717040-2642-25291910.655
NL East224Florida Marlins1327755.5834.55845285634-3243-23301515.500
NL East358New York Mets1327161.53810.56235814231-3540-26301713.567
NL East4816Montreal Expos1326567.49216.5577612-3528-3837-29301317.433
NL East51428Philadelphia Phillies1294980.38031.0537705-16821-4428-36331914.576
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central1611Houston Astros1337063.526-6315518032-3438-29291415.483
NL Central2712Pittsburgh Pirates1346767.5003.5590641-5132-3535-32281216.429
NL Central31122St. Louis Cardinals1336172.4599.0538531726-4035-32291217.414
NL Central41223Cincinnati Reds1315873.44311.0518627-10926-4032-33311813.581
NL Central51326Chicago Cubs1345480.40316.5550627-7719-4735-33281414.500
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West135Los Angeles Dodgers1357659.563-60050010035-3341-26271215.444
NL West247San Francisco Giants1347361.5452.5640656-1635-3238-29281711.607
NL West3918Colorado Rockies1356570.48111.0756772-1627-4238-2827189.667
NL West41020San Diego Padres1356372.46713.0673732-5932-3731-35271314.481
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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