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Monday September 8,1997This 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 1997-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs8Cincinnati Reds1BoxMark ClarkBrett Tomko(none)
Florida Marlins8Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxKevin BrownHideo Nomo(none)
Philadelphia Phillies13New York Mets4BoxMike GraceJason Isringhausen(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Chicago White Sox5BoxBob WickmanMatt KarchnerDoug Jones
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians2BoxPaul AssenmacherAlan MillsJose Mesa
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers6BoxWillie BlairBobby Witt(none)
Seattle Mariners2Kansas City Royals9BoxJim PittsleyOmar Olivares(none)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins7BoxDan SerafiniDave Telgheder(none)
Anaheim Angels10Toronto Blue Jays12BoxDan PlesacMike JamesKelvim Escobar

Standings as of 1997-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1418853.624--71456415047-2741-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards211011.476
224New York Yankees1418061.5678.075960815140-3040-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I21165.762
51017Toronto Blue Jays1436974.48320.0586617-3132-3737-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome19712.368
3916Boston Red Sox1436974.48320.0784785-134-3535-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park19910.474
4719Detroit Tigers1436974.48320.0702697529-4040-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium19109.526
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians1397663.547--7607075335-3141-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field221012.455
2611Milwaukee Brewers1427270.5075.5614664-5029-4443-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium19613.316
3818Chicago White Sox1436974.4839.0685741-5631-4338-31L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II18117.611
41225Minnesota Twins1425983.41518.5678763-8527-4132-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome20911.450
51326Kansas City Royals1415883.41119.0663732-6928-4030-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium20911.450
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Seattle Mariners1447965.549--8277616640-3439-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome18117.611
2510Anaheim Angels1447569.5214.07467113534-4041-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1899.500
31120Texas Rangers1446777.46512.0706732-2633-4134-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington18108.556
41428Oakland Athletics1445787.39622.0681836-15526-4931-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum18810.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1438954.622--71251319946-2743-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field19127.632
223Florida Marlins1428458.5924.56465737338-3546-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium20812.400
359New York Mets1427765.54211.56796295034-3843-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium20119.550
4814Montreal Expos1427171.50017.5616641-2530-3941-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium20713.350
51427Philadelphia Phillies1405783.40730.5584738-15426-4731-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium221111.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Houston Astros1437271.503--6655917433-4039-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome19127.632
2915Pittsburgh Pirates1447074.4862.5634690-5634-4036-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1899.500
31122St. Louis Cardinals1436677.4626.0595598-329-4437-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II19712.368
41223Cincinnati Reds1426478.4517.5568684-11627-4237-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field20128.600
51324Chicago Cubs1446084.41712.5620681-6121-4939-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field18810.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1448163.563--66054911135-3546-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium18711.389
246San Francisco Giants1437964.5521.5683703-2036-3343-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point19118.579
3612Colorado Rockies1447371.5078.0819811829-4244-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field18108.556
41021San Diego Padres1446777.46514.0709776-6733-3834-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1899.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Darryl BrinkleyOF28.259Loaned by Pirates to Mexico City Red Devils (Mexican) June 12- 
Scott DavisonP26.327On disabled list 
Julius Matos2B-3B22.270Purchased by Diamondbacks from Sioux Falls (Northern). 
Miguel OjedaC22.222Loaned by Pirates to Mexico City Red Devils March 5- 
Brian Raabe3B-2B29.308Traded by Mariners to Rockies for Donnie Schmidt. 
Britt ReamesP24.020On disabled list 
Bryan RupertC22.202On disabled list 
Kevin SheredyP22.248On disabled list