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1997 COLORADO ROCKIES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Denver,CO
Team Record:  83-79   .512
Result:   3rd in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Don Baylor
General Manager:   Bob Gebhard
Stadium:  Coors Field
Attendance:  3,888,453
Payroll:  $42,870,501
Playoffs: Season in progress

Colorado Rockies affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Rene Gonzales (36)
Youngest Player:  Neifi Perez (22)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Munoz, Eric Young, Darren Holmes, Andres Galarraga, Curtis Leskanic, Dante Bichette, Vinny Castilla, Steve Reed, Bruce Ruffin (5)
Top Hitter:  Larry Walker (2)
Top Pitcher:  Frank Castillo (29)
Top Draft Pick:  Mark Mangum (#18)

Roster Continuity:  80.78%
Top Prospect:   Todd Helton
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
SF Giants9072.556--
LA Dodgers8874.5432.0
Colorado8379.5127.0
San Diego7686.46914.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCOL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-04-01@ CIN1L  4-110-1254,820Kevin RitzJohn SmileyJohn SmileyKevin RitzKevin Jarvis411-7
1997-04-02@ CIN2L  3-50-2320,210Bill SwiftDave BurbaDave BurbaBill SwiftJeff Shaw716-9
1997-04-03@ CIN3W  7-11-2422,660Mark ThompsonPete SchourekMark ThompsonPete Schourek 1417-3
1997-04-04@ MON4W  5-42-2419,890Jamey WrightMarc ValdesJamey WrightMarc ValdesBruce Ruffin1921-2
1997-04-05@ MON5W  15-33-2330,919Roger BaileyRheal CormierRoger BaileyRheal Cormier 342410
1997-04-06@ MON6W  6-24-2115,690Kevin RitzJim BullingerKevin RitzJim Bullinger 402614
1997-04-07vs CIN7W  13-25-2148,014 Bill SwiftDave BurbaBill SwiftDave BurbaDarren Holmes532825
1997-04-09vs CIN8W  13-46-2150,095 Mark ThompsonRicky BonesMark ThompsonRicky Bones 663234
1997-04-12vs MON9W  12-87-2150,010 Jamey WrightJim BullingerJamey WrightJim BullingerJerry DiPoto784038
1997-04-13vs MON10L  3-87-3250,029 Kevin RitzCarlos PerezCarlos PerezKevin RitzOmar Daal814833
1997-04-14vs MON11W  10-88-3148,011 Bill SwiftJeff JudenJerry DiPotoEverett StullBruce Ruffin915635
1997-04-15@ CHN12W  10-79-3115,496Mark ThompsonKevin FosterMark ThompsonKevin Foster 1016338
1997-04-16@ CHN13W  4-010-3113,890Roger BaileyFrank CastilloRoger BaileyFrank Castillo 1056342
1997-04-18vs ATL14L  0-1410-4248,070 Jamey WrightTom GlavineTom GlavineJamey Wright 1057728
1997-04-19vs ATL15L  7-810-5248,065 Kevin RitzDenny NeagleDenny NeagleKevin RitzMike Bielecki1128527
1997-04-20vs ATL16W  9-211-5248,155 Darren HolmesJohn SmoltzDarren HolmesJohn Smoltz 1218734
1997-04-22vs FLO17W  13-412-5248,034 Roger BaileyPat RappRoger BaileyPat Rapp 1349143
1997-04-23vs FLO18W  7-313-5250,017 Jamey WrightKevin BrownJamey WrightKevin BrownBruce Ruffin1419447
1997-04-25@ SLN19W  5-414-5129,675Kevin RitzAlan BenesKevin RitzAlan BenesBruce Ruffin1469848
1997-04-26@ SLN20W  4-215-5145,681Bill SwiftMatt MorrisBill SwiftMatt MorrisBruce Ruffin15010050
1997-04-27@ SLN21L  2-615-6230,615Mark ThompsonDonovan OsborneDonovan OsborneMark Thompson 15210646
1997-04-28@ HOU22W  7-616-6113,510Jamey WrightMike HamptonJeff McCurryBilly WagnerBruce Ruffin15911247
1997-04-29@ HOU23L  1-316-7113,567Roger BaileyDonne WallDonne WallRoger BaileyJohn Hudek16011545
1997-04-30vs CHN24W  11-517-7148,017 Kevin RitzKevin FosterKevin RitzKevin Foster 17112051
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCOL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-05-01vs CHN25W  5-418-7148,052 Bill SwiftFrank CastilloBill SwiftFrank CastilloSteve Reed17612452
1997-05-02vs PHI26L  4-718-8148,031 Mark ThompsonBobby MunozBobby MunozMark ThompsonRicky Bottalico18013149
1997-05-03vs PHI27W  7-319-8148,050 Jamey WrightMark PortugalJamey WrightMark Portugal 18713453
1997-05-04vs PHI28W  9-020-8148,107 Roger BaileyCalvin MaduroRoger BaileyCalvin Maduro 19613462
1997-05-05vs NYN29L  1-620-9148,036 Kevin RitzBobby JonesBobby JonesKevin Ritz 19714057
1997-05-06vs NYN30W  12-1121-9148,020 Bill SwiftDave MlickiBill SwiftToby BorlandSteve Reed20915158
1997-05-07vs PIT31L  3-1421-10148,056 Mark ThompsonJason SchmidtMarc WilkinsMark Thompson 21216547
1997-05-08vs PIT32L  8-1021-11148,050 Jamey WrightEsteban LoaizaEsteban LoaizaJamey WrightRich Loiselle22017545
1997-05-09@ PHI33L  1-321-12113,564Roger BaileyCalvin MaduroCalvin MaduroRoger BaileyRicky Bottalico22117843
1997-05-10@ PHI34L  4-521-13117,629Kevin RitzMark LeiterRicky BottalicoSteve Reed 22518342
1997-05-11@ PHI35L  1-321-14221,282John ThomsonCurt SchillingCurt SchillingJohn Thomson 22618640
1997-05-12@ PHI36W  9-222-14212,603Bill SwiftBobby MunozMike DeJeanBobby Munoz 23518847
1997-05-14@ PIT37L  10-1522-15211,841Jamey WrightEsteban LoaizaMarc WilkinsSteve Reed 24520342
1997-05-15@ PIT38L  3-422-1638,548Roger BaileyFrancisco CordovaFrancisco CordovaRoger BaileyRicardo Rincon24820741
1997-05-16@ NYN39W  2-123-16215,261Kevin RitzMark ClarkMike MunozGreg McMichaelBruce Ruffin25020842
1997-05-17@ NYN40L  1-323-17323,987John ThomsonBobby JonesBobby JonesJohn ThomsonJohn Franco25121140
1997-05-18@ NYN41L  4-1023-18322,845Bobby JonesDave MlickiTakashi KashiwadaBruce Ruffin 25522134
1997-05-19@ NYN42L  3-423-19314,248John BurkeArmando ReynosoCory LidleJeff McCurry 25822533
1997-05-20@ SFN43L  3-623-20312,431Roger BaileyWilliam VanLandinghamWilliam VanLandinghamRoger BaileyRod Beck26123130
1997-05-21@ SFN44W  10-724-20212,268Kevin RitzKirk RueterKevin RitzKirk RueterSteve Reed27123833
1997-05-22@ SFN45L  2-724-21210,811John ThomsonMark GardnerMark GardnerJohn Thomson 27324528
1997-05-23vs HOU46W  8-725-21248,127 Bobby JonesDonne WallBobby JonesDonne WallSteve Reed28125229
1997-05-24vs HOU47L  0-725-22248,129 John BurkeDarryl KileDarryl KileJohn Burke 28125922
1997-05-25vs HOU48W  8-526-22248,222 Roger BaileyChris HoltRoger BaileyRamon GarciaMike Munoz28926425
1997-05-26vs SLN49W  9-727-22248,043 Kevin RitzDanny JacksonMike DeJeanMark PetkovsekSteve Reed29827127
1997-05-27vs SLN50L  6-827-23250,010 John ThomsonAlan BenesAlan BenesJohn ThomsonDennis Eckersley30427925
1997-05-29@ FLO51W  6-528-23219,145Bobby JonesAlex FernandezDarren HolmesRobb NenSteve Reed31028426
1997-05-30@ FLO52L  3-428-24235,731Roger BaileyPat RappMark HuttonJerry DiPoto 31328825
1997-05-31@ FLO53W  8-429-24235,032Kevin RitzKevin BrownKevin RitzKevin BrownMike DeJean32129229
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCOL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-06-01@ FLO54W  9-230-24241,816John ThomsonRick HellingJohn ThomsonRick Helling 33029436
1997-06-02@ SLN55W  11-731-24222,653John BurkeDanny JacksonJohn BurkeDanny Jackson 34130140
1997-06-03@ SLN56L  4-1531-25234,038Bobby JonesMatt MorrisMatt MorrisBobby Jones 34531629
1997-06-04vs SDN57L  5-731-26248,049 Roger BaileyWill CunnaneWill CunnaneRoger BaileyDoug Bochtler35032327
1997-06-05vs SDN58W  9-732-26248,018 Kevin RitzSterling HitchcockSteve ReedTerry Burrows 35933029
1997-06-07vs FLO59L  5-732-27248,052 John ThomsonRick HellingFelix HerediaDarren HolmesRobb Nen36433727
1997-06-08vs FLO60W  7-233-28248,055 John BurkeAl LeiterJohn BurkeAl LeiterJerry DiPoto37133932
1997-06-08vs FLO61L  1-933-28248,033 Jamey WrightAlex FernandezAlex FernandezJamey Wright 37234824
1997-06-09vs ATL62W  8-334-28248,047 Roger BaileyTom GlavineRoger BaileyTom Glavine 38035129
1997-06-10vs ATL63L  3-834-29248,103 Kevin RitzDenny NeagleDenny NeagleKevin Ritz 38335924
1997-06-11vs ATL64W  9-635-29248,633 John ThomsonChris BrockJohn ThomsonBrad Clontz 39236527
1997-06-12@ SEA65L  11-1235-30237,948Darren HolmesDerek LoweBob WellsMike MunozBobby Ayala40337726
1997-06-13@ SEA66L  1-635-31255,980Jamey WrightRandy JohnsonRandy JohnsonJamey Wright 40438321
1997-06-14@ OAK67W  7-136-31225,139Roger BaileyDon WengertRoger BaileyDon Wengert 41138427
1997-06-15@ OAK68L  2-536-32224,333Kevin RitzAriel PrietoAriel PrietoKevin RitzBilly Taylor41338924
1997-06-17vs TEX69L  8-1036-33248,243 John ThomsonJohn BurkettDanny PattersonSteve Reed 42139922
1997-06-18vs TEX70W  10-937-33243,432 Jamey WrightDarren OliverCurt LeskanicJohn Wetteland 43140823
1997-06-19@ SDN71W  8-438-33219,146Roger BaileyDanny JacksonRoger BaileyDanny Jackson 43941227
1997-06-20@ SDN72L  2-538-34220,602John BurkeAndy AshbyAndy AshbyMike MunozTrevor Hoffman44141724
1997-06-21@ SDN73W  9-439-34243,044Bryan RekarSean BergmanBryan RekarSean Bergman 45042129
1997-06-22@ SDN74L  2-439-35228,893John ThomsonJoey HamiltonTim WorrellBruce RuffinTrevor Hoffman45242527
1997-06-23@ LAN75L  3-539-36231,076Kevin RitzHideo NomoHideo NomoKevin RitzDarren Hall45543025
1997-06-24@ LAN76W  6-240-36245,194Darren HolmesPedro AstacioDarren HolmesPedro Astacio 46143229
1997-06-25@ LAN77L  0-240-37230,963John BurkeIsmael ValdezIsmael ValdezJohn BurkeDarren Hall46143427
1997-06-26vs SFN78W  7-641-37248,301 Bryan RekarWilliam VanLandinghamMike DeJeanKeith FoulkeCurt Leskanic46844028
1997-06-27vs SFN79L  3-641-38248,225 John ThomsonKirk RueterKirk RueterJohn ThomsonRod Beck47144625
1997-06-28vs SFN80W  9-242-38248,273 Kevin RitzMark GardnerKevin RitzMark Gardner 48044832
1997-06-29vs SFN81L  4-742-39248,384 Roger BaileyShawn EstesShawn EstesRoger Bailey 48445529
1997-06-30vs ANA82W  11-743-39248,359 Darren HolmesKevin GrossJerry DiPotoKevin Gross 49546233
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCOL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-07-01vs ANA83L  1-443-40248,235 John BurkeChuck FinleyChuck FinleyJohn BurkeTroy Percival49646630
1997-07-02@ TEX84L  1-943-41238,569John ThomsonJohn BurkettJohn BurkettJohn Thomson 49747522
1997-07-03@ TEX85L  3-843-42238,907Kevin RitzDarren OliverDarren OliverKevin Ritz 50048317
1997-07-04@ SFN86L  0-443-43341,566Jamey WrightShawn EstesShawn EstesJamey WrightRod Beck50048713
1997-07-05@ SFN87L  1-243-44334,148Darren HolmesKeith FoulkeJulian TavarezMike MunozRod Beck50148912
1997-07-06@ SFN88L  0-743-45328,252John BurkeMark GardnerMark GardnerJohn Burke 5014965
1997-07-10vs SDN89L  5-1143-46345,833 John BurkeAndy AshbyAndy AshbyJohn Burke 506507-1
1997-07-11vs SDN90W  6-544-46348,053 John ThomsonSterling HitchcockJerry DiPotoTrevor Hoffman 5125120
1997-07-12vs SDN91L  7-1144-47348,179 Bill SwiftJoey HamiltonJoey HamiltonBill SwiftTrevor Hoffman519523-4
1997-07-13vs SDN92L  11-1344-48348,053 Jamey WrightSean BergmanRich BatchelorJeff McCurryTrevor Hoffman530536-6
1997-07-14vs LAN93L  12-1444-49348,360 Darren HolmesPedro AstacioScott RadinskySteve ReedTodd Worrell542550-8
1997-07-15vs LAN94L  5-644-50348,621 Roger BaileyChan Ho ParkChan Ho ParkRoger BaileyTodd Worrell547556-9
1997-07-16@ ATL95L  1-244-51348,400John ThomsonTom GlavineTom GlavineJerry DiPotoMark Wohlers548558-10
1997-07-17@ ATL96L  2-844-52448,024Bill SwiftGreg MadduxGreg MadduxBill Swift 550566-16
1997-07-19@ CHN97L  0-744-5440Jamey WrightSteve TrachselSteve TrachselJamey Wright 550573-23
1997-07-19@ CHN98L  5-644-54440,751Frank CastilloAmaury TelemacoTurk WendellJeff McCurryMel Rojas555579-24
1997-07-20@ CHN99W  9-545-54436,861Roger BaileyKevin FosterCurt LeskanicTerry AdamsDarren Holmes564584-20
1997-07-21@ MON100L  4-845-55420,540John ThomsonJim BullingerUgueth UrbinaDarren Holmes 568592-24
1997-07-22@ MON101W  11-946-55422,518Bill SwiftCarlos PerezSteve ReedDave Veres 579601-22
1997-07-24vs CHN102W  7-147-55448,294 Jamey WrightSteve TrachselJamey WrightSteve Trachsel 586602-16
1997-07-25vs CHN103W  9-348-55448,279 Frank CastilloKevin FosterFrank CastilloKevin Foster 595605-10
1997-07-26vs CHN104W  6-349-55448,108 Roger BaileyTerry MulhollandRoger BaileyTerry MulhollandDarren Holmes601608-7
1997-07-27vs CHN105W  4-050-55448,378 John ThomsonGeremi GonzalezJohn ThomsonGeremi Gonzalez 605608-3
1997-07-28vs MON106L  2-350-56448,066 Bill SwiftCarlos PerezCarlos PerezBill SwiftUgueth Urbina607611-4
1997-07-29vs MON107L  0-350-57448,117 Jamey WrightPedro MartinezPedro MartinezJamey Wright 607614-7
1997-07-30vs MON108W  12-651-57448,405 Frank CastilloJeff JudenFrank CastilloJeff Juden 619620-1
1997-07-31@ PIT109L  1-451-58416,654Roger BaileyJason SchmidtJason SchmidtRoger BaileyRich Loiselle620624-4
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCOL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-08-01@ PIT110W  7-652-58422,657John ThomsonEsteban LoaizaSteve ReedRicardo RinconJerry DiPoto627630-3
1997-08-02@ PIT111L  5-652-59432,388Bill SwiftFrancisco CordovaFrancisco CordovaBill SwiftRich Loiselle632636-4
1997-08-03@ PIT112L  4-852-60424,989Jamey WrightJon LieberMatt RuebelSteve Reed 636644-8
1997-08-04@ PHI113L  3-752-61415,230Frank CastilloTyler GreenTyler GreenFrank Castillo 639651-12
1997-08-05@ PHI114W  4-253-61416,428Roger BaileyCurt SchillingDarren HolmesRicky BottalicoJerry DiPoto643653-10
1997-08-06@ NYN115W  4-054-61426,633John ThomsonDave MlickiJohn ThomsonDave Mlicki 647653-6
1997-08-07@ NYN116L  4-1254-62429,536Bill SwiftMark ClarkMark ClarkBill Swift 651665-14
1997-08-08vs PIT117W  5-355-62348,262 Jamey WrightJon LieberJamey WrightJon LieberJerry DiPoto656668-12
1997-08-09vs PIT118W  8-756-62348,323 Frank CastilloSteve CookeMike MunozRicardo Rincon 664675-11
1997-08-10vs PIT119W  8-757-62348,018 Roger BaileyJason SchmidtCurt LeskanicMarc WilkinsJerry DiPoto672682-10
1997-08-12vs PHI120L  0-557-63448,228 John ThomsonMatt BeechMatt BeechJohn Thomson 672687-15
1997-08-13vs PHI121L  8-1257-64448,491 Jamey WrightMark LeiterMark LeiterJamey Wright 680699-19
1997-08-15vs NYN122W  6-258-64448,308 Frank CastilloRick ReedFrank CastilloRick Reed 686701-15
1997-08-16vs NYN123W  7-559-64448,311 Roger BaileyPete HarnischDarren HolmesGreg McMichaelJerry DiPoto693706-13
1997-08-17vs NYN124W  6-460-64348,440 John ThomsonDave MlickiJohn ThomsonDave MlickiJerry DiPoto699710-11
1997-08-19@ CIN125L  5-660-65331,722Jamey WrightMike MorganMike MorganJamey WrightJeff Shaw704716-12
1997-08-20@ CIN126W  5-361-65321,968Frank CastilloGabe WhiteFrank CastilloGabe WhiteJerry DiPoto709719-10
1997-08-21@ HOU127L  4-1061-66322,962Roger BaileyChris HoltChris HoltRoger Bailey 713729-16
1997-08-22@ HOU128L  1-961-67333,061John ThomsonDarryl KileDarryl KileJohn Thomson 714738-24
1997-08-23@ HOU129W  6-362-67332,374Pedro AstacioRamon GarciaSteve ReedJohn HudekJerry DiPoto720741-21
1997-08-24@ HOU130L  1-362-68328,918Jamey WrightMike HamptonMike HamptonJamey Wright 721744-23
1997-08-25vs CIN131L  6-762-70348,143 Frank CastilloFelix RodriguezPedro MartinezFrank CastilloJeff Shaw727751-24
1997-08-25vs CIN132L  4-662-70348,081 Mark HuttonGabe WhiteGabe WhiteMark HuttonJeff Shaw731757-26
1997-08-26vs CIN133W  9-563-70348,063 Roger BaileyGiovanni CarraraMike DeJeanPedro Martinez 740762-22
1997-08-27vs CIN134W  7-564-70348,032 John ThomsonMike RemlingerJohn ThomsonMike RemlingerJerry DiPoto747767-20
1997-08-28vs SEA135W  9-565-70348,422 Pedro AstacioOmar OlivaresPedro AstacioOmar Olivares 756772-16
1997-08-29vs SEA136W  6-566-70348,178 Jamey WrightKen CloudeJerry DiPotoMike Timlin 762777-15
1997-08-30vs OAK137W  4-367-70348,308 Frank CastilloJimmy HaynesJerry DiPotoMike Mohler 766780-14
1997-08-31vs OAK138W  10-468-70348,041 Roger BaileyMike OquistDarren HolmesMike Oquist 776784-8
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCOL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-09-01@ ANA139W  4-169-70319,614John ThomsonAllen WatsonJohn ThomsonAllen WatsonJerry DiPoto780785-5
1997-09-02@ ANA140W  7-270-70318,266Pedro AstacioJason DicksonPedro AstacioJason DicksonMike Munoz7877870
1997-09-05vs SLN141W  11-471-70348,051 Frank CastilloDonovan OsborneFrank CastilloDonovan Osborne 7987917
1997-09-06vs SLN142L  7-1072-71348,017 Roger BaileyMatt MorrisDennis EckersleyJeff McCurryMark Petkovsek8058014
1997-09-06vs SLN143W  7-672-71344,288 John ThomsonSean LoweDarren HolmesCurtis King 8128075
1997-09-07vs SLN144W  7-473-71348,011 Pedro AstacioAndy BenesPedro AstacioMark Petkovsek 8198118
1997-09-09vs HOU145L  4-773-72348,039 Jamey WrightMike HamptonMike HamptonJamey WrightRuss Springer8238185
1997-09-10vs HOU146W  9-774-72342,321 Frank CastilloRamon GarciaCurt LeskanicMike MagnanteJerry DiPoto8328257
1997-09-12@ ATL147W  3-175-72347,772John ThomsonGreg MadduxMike MunozMark WohlersJerry DiPoto8358269
1997-09-13@ ATL148W  10-676-72349,097Roger BaileyDenny NeagleDarren HolmesMike CatherMike DeJean84583213
1997-09-14@ ATL149W  4-077-72346,245Pedro AstacioJohn SmoltzPedro AstacioJohn Smoltz 84983217
1997-09-15@ FLO150W  7-178-72319,148Jamey WrightAlex FernandezJamey WrightAlex Fernandez 85683323
1997-09-16@ FLO151L  6-978-73321,990Frank CastilloKirt OjalaJay PowellJerry DiPoto 86284220
1997-09-17@ SDN152L  4-578-74315,768John ThomsonAndy AshbyAndy AshbyJohn ThomsonTrevor Hoffman86684719
1997-09-18@ SDN153L  6-778-75315,067Roger BaileyPaul MenhartPaul MenhartRoger BaileyTrevor Hoffman87285418
1997-09-19@ LAN154W  6-479-75353,408Pedro AstacioHideo NomoPedro AstacioHideo NomoJerry DiPoto87885820
1997-09-20@ LAN155W  2-180-75345,780Jamey WrightIsmael ValdezJamey WrightAntonio OsunaJerry DiPoto88085921
1997-09-21@ LAN156W  10-581-75353,903Frank CastilloRamon MartinezFrank CastilloRamon Martinez 89086426
1997-09-23vs SFN157W  7-682-75348,026 John ThomsonDanny DarwinDarren HolmesDanny DarwinCurt Leskanic89787027
1997-09-24vs SFN158L  3-482-76348,035 Roger BaileyPat RappRoberto HernandezSteve Reed 90087426
1997-09-25vs LAN159L  5-982-77348,020 Pedro AstacioHideo NomoHideo NomoPedro Astacio 90588322
1997-09-26vs LAN160L  4-1082-78348,016 Jamey WrightIsmael ValdezIsmael ValdezJamey Wright 90989316
1997-09-27vs LAN161L  1-682-79348,125 Frank CastilloRamon MartinezRamon MartinezFrank Castillo 91089911
1997-09-28vs LAN162W  13-983-79348,197 John ThomsonRick GoreckiMike DeJeanDennys Reyes 92390815


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