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Tuesday September 2,1997This 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 1997-09-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Atlanta Braves5BoxDenny NeagleGreg Keagle(none)
Minnesota Twins3Chicago Cubs9BoxMark ClarkBob Tewksbury(none)
Kansas City Royals0Cincinnati Reds4BoxDave BurbaJose RosadoJeff Shaw
Baltimore Orioles2Florida Marlins3BoxEd VosbergTerry Mathews(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Houston Astros2BoxRon VilloneDarryl KileDoug Jones
Boston Red Sox5Montreal Expos6BoxRick DeHartMark BrandenburgUgueth Urbina
Toronto Blue Jays5New York Mets8BoxJuan AcevedoRoger ClemensTurk Wendell
New York Yankees0Philadelphia Phillies5BoxMike GraceKenny Rogers(none)
Cleveland Indians4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJose SilvaJaret WrightRich Loiselle
Chicago White Sox1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxAndy BenesJaime Navarro(none)
Colorado Rockies7Anaheim Angels2BoxPedro AstacioJason DicksonMike Munoz
Los Angeles Dodgers12Texas Rangers13BoxWilson HerediaTodd Worrell(none)

Standings as of 1997-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1358550.630--68253314944-2441-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards271314.481
224New York Yankees1367957.5816.573357815540-2939-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I26179.654
3817Boston Red Sox1396772.48220.0762773-1134-3433-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park231112.478
4918Toronto Blue Jays1376572.47421.0559595-3632-3633-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome251114.440
51121Detroit Tigers1376473.46722.0662676-1428-4036-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium251510.600
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians1347163.530--7266933334-3137-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field271512.556
2611Milwaukee Brewers1377067.5112.5595633-3827-4143-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium24816.333
3715Chicago White Sox1386969.5004.0668704-3631-3938-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II231112.478
41224Minnesota Twins1365779.41915.0644717-7327-4030-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome261115.423
51325Kansas City Royals1355679.41515.5631691-6028-3928-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium261115.423
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Seattle Mariners1387662.551--7867256137-3239-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome241410.583
249Anaheim Angels1397465.5322.57216774433-3641-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field231013.435
31019Texas Rangers1386573.47111.0691711-2032-3733-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington241212.500
41428Oakland Athletics1385385.38423.0634806-17223-4730-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum241212.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1388652.623--68548719843-2643-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field24159.625
223Florida Marlins1378255.5993.56175387937-3245-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium251015.400
358New York Mets1377562.54710.56545975733-3642-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium251312.520
4713Montreal Expos1376968.50416.5600627-2730-3939-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium25916.360
51427Philadelphia Phillies1345282.38832.0552715-16322-4630-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium281612.571
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Houston Astros1387068.507--6425756732-3738-31L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome241410.583
2916Pittsburgh Pirates1396970.4961.5607660-5333-3736-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium231013.435
31122St. Louis Cardinals1386474.4646.0567564328-4136-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II24915.375
41223Cincinnati Reds1366076.4419.0538649-11127-4233-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field261610.615
51326Chicago Cubs1395683.40314.5585657-7220-4936-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field231211.522
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1397861.561--62952210735-3443-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium231013.435
246San Francisco Giants1387662.5511.5664672-836-3240-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point241410.583
3814Colorado Rockies1407070.5008.5787787029-4241-28W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field22139.591
41020San Diego Padres1396574.46813.0689748-5932-3833-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium231112.478


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Hugo CastellanosP17.064On disabled list 
Cesar Crespo2B-SS18.102signed 
Steve DeckerC31.312Released by Mariners. 
Chad Fonville2B-SS26.181Traded by Dodgers to White Sox for Darren Lewis. 
Jose GonzalezP18.348On disabled list 
Tim Unroe1B-RF26.330Released by Brewers. 
Paul WagnerP29.293Signed as Free Agent by Brewers.