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Monday September 15,1997This 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 1997-09-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves5BoxKerry LigtenbergRod Beck(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs1BoxMike MorganGeremi GonzalezJeff Shaw
Colorado Rockies7Florida Marlins1BoxJamey WrightAlex Fernandez(none)
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros3BoxPete SmithMike HamptonTrevor Hoffman
New York Mets10Philadelphia Phillies5BoxCory LidleRyan Karp(none)
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDarrin WinstonJoe CrawfordRicky Bottalico
Montreal Expos4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxMarc WilkinsAnthony Telford(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxMike HarkeyBrady RaggioDarren Dreifort
Minnesota Twins5Anaheim Angels8BoxPep HarrisMike Trombley(none)
Cleveland Indians5Baltimore Orioles6BoxArmando BenitezEric PlunkRandy Myers
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles1BoxChad OgeaRick KrivdaJose Mesa
Chicago White Sox10Milwaukee Brewers11BoxCal EldredScott EyreDoug Jones
Boston Red Sox6New York Yankees7BoxMariano RiveraJim Corsi(none)
Detroit Tigers6Oakland Athletics3BoxJustin ThompsonMike OquistTodd Jones
Toronto Blue Jays3Seattle Mariners7BoxKen CloudeWoody WilliamsHeathcliff Slocumb
Kansas City Royals11Texas Rangers9BoxHipolito PichardoDanny PattersonJeff Montgomery

Standings as of 1997-09-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1489157.615--74561213348-2743-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1477.500
224New York Yankees1488563.5746.081264017244-3241-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I14113.786
3614Detroit Tigers1507476.49318.0730722833-4241-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1257.417
4816Boston Red Sox1497376.49018.5809806337-3636-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1358.385
51020Toronto Blue Jays1507179.47321.0611648-3733-4238-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1257.417
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians1467967.541--8007406038-3441-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1578.467
2715Milwaukee Brewers1487375.4937.0631689-5829-4644-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1358.385
3917Chicago White Sox1507377.4878.0719782-6331-4442-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1174.636
41225Kansas City Royals1476186.41518.5691759-6831-4230-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1468.429
51326Minnesota Twins1486088.40520.0703799-9628-4532-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1486.571
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Seattle Mariners1518467.556--8627818141-3443-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1165.545
2511Anaheim Angels1507872.5205.57687323634-4144-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1266.500
31121Texas Rangers1507080.46713.5738766-2833-4237-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1275.583
41427Oakland Athletics1516190.40423.0711867-15627-4934-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1147.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1499257.617--73553719848-2744-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1394.692
223Florida Marlins1488662.5815.56695977238-3748-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1468.429
358New York Mets1508268.54710.57216536835-3947-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1266.500
4813Montreal Expos1497475.49718.0644675-3131-4343-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1349.308
51428Philadelphia Phillies1496089.40332.0612778-16627-4833-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1385.615
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Houston Astros1497574.503--7006168434-4141-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1394.692
2918Pittsburgh Pirates1507278.4803.5653712-5934-4238-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1275.583
41223St. Louis Cardinals1496980.4636.0629629030-4539-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1349.308
31122Cincinnati Reds1496980.4636.0592705-11331-4338-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1376.538
51324Chicago Cubs1506387.42012.5634697-6324-5139-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1257.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1508367.553--6785849437-3746-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1257.417
247San Francisco Giants1508268.5471.0708735-2738-3644-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1284.667
3610Colorado Rockies1507872.5205.08568332333-4245-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1257.417
41019San Diego Padres1507179.47312.0738805-6735-4036-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1257.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Miguel BernardC16.257Signed as nondrafted free agent by Braves 
Joe BorowskiP26.134Claimed on waivers by Yankees from Braves. 
Lance CarterP22.271On disabled list 
Travis Lee1B22.112Loaned by Diamondbacks to Brewers June 9- 
Denny McDanielP21.034On disabled list 
Paul RigdonP21.318On disabled list