Update:   Expansion Drafts History -  All historical picks for the 6 expansion drafts between 1960 and 1997.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Colorado Rockies 77-72W4000 000 013 4101
Atlanta Braves 91-57L3000 000 000 041
Date of Game:  Sunday, September 14, 1997
Stadium:  Turner Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Javy Lopez - 4 strikeouts
  • Pedro Astacio - 12 Strikeouts

  • Colorado Rockies Batting Stats

    Colorado RockiesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Walt Weissss33.291511001.27911011973345
    Neifi Perez2b22.104502001.30070875252
    Larry Walkerrf30.287302020.36914310314311531
    Andres Galarraga1b36.088501103.32014216093612913
    Todd Heltonlf24.025300010.31027275100
        Harvey Pulliamlf29.330000000.29556120390
    Vinny Castilla3b30.072412000.305146623391072
    Jeff Reedc34.306300011.3077991714412
    Quinton McCrackencf27.182411001.28413426133123
    Pedro Astaciop27.290300002.11829176010
        John Vander Walph31.138111300.167675991111
        Jerry Dipotop29.113000000.12569237000
    Totals: 36410449.27810726884 

    Atlanta Braves Batting Stats

    Atlanta BravesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Kenny Loftoncf30.106400001.34011081054524
    Jeff Blauserss31.310402001.309142117416655
    Chipper Jones3b25.143300012.3031454502010820
    Fred McGriff1b33.319400001.273141159121874
    Ryan Kleskolf26.094301010.25313352023794
    Javy Lopezc26.313400004.29111244722651
    Andruw Jonesrf20.144300002.238139170176719
    Tony Graffanino2b25.100200001.239931157164
        Greg Colbrunnph28.050101000.291875357331
        Rafael Belliardpr-2b35.325000000.200611134010
    John Smoltzp30.122300001.24033303041
        Kerry Ligtenbergp26.126000000.00088000
    Totals: 31040213.12912047257 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Larry Walker 2 (44)
    3B:  Jeff Blauser (4)
    HR:  John Vander Wal (1)
    RBIs:  Andres Galarraga (129), John Vander Wal 3 (11)
    SB:  Jeff Blauser (5)
    CS: Vinny Castilla (3)

    Colorado Rockies Pitching Stats

    Colorado RockiesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Pedro Astacio  (W 11-9)27.290840021203.841.2400031179
    Jerry Dipoto29.11310000104.151.4000069237
    Pitching Totals:94002130 000100416

    Atlanta Braves Pitching Stats

    John Smoltz  (L 14-12)30.1228.19443813.171.1900033299
    Kerry Ligtenberg26.1260.21001105.631.7500088
    Pitching Totals:91044491 00041307

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Pedro Astacio 0-0-0;  Jerry Dipoto 0-0-0;  John Smoltz 0-0-0;  Kerry Ligtenberg 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Pedro Astacio 30;  Jerry Dipoto 3;  John Smoltz 36;  Kerry Ligtenberg 4; 
    Time of Game:  2:42    Attendance:  46,245
    Umpires:   Home:   Joe West  1B  Jerry Layne  2B  Mike Winters  3B  Angel Hernandez 

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