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1997 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  79-83   .488
Result:   3rd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Buddy Bell
General Manager:   Randy Smith
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,365,157
Payroll:  $16,304,500
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Vince Coleman (36)
Youngest Player:  Juan Encarnacion (21)
Longest Tenure:  Travis Fryman (8)
Top Hitter:  Brian Hunter (13)
Top Pitcher:  Justin Thompson (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Matt Anderson (#1)

Roster Continuity:  43.61%
Top Prospect:   Mike Drumright
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore9864.605--
NY Yankees9666.5932.0
Detroit7983.48819.0
Boston7884.48120.0
Toronto7686.46922.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-04-01@ MIN1L  5-70-1343,216Doug BrocailBrad RadkeDan NaultyDan MiceliRick Aguilera57-2
1997-04-02@ MIN2L  6-70-2510,827Justin ThompsonFrankie RodriguezRick AguileraTodd Jones 1114-3
1997-04-03@ MIN3L  6-100-3511,533Willie BlairScott AldredTodd RitchieWillie BlairDan Naulty1724-7
1997-04-04@ CHA4W  8-71-3538,560Brian MoehlerJames BaldwinTodd JonesAl LevineA.J. Sager2531-6
1997-04-05@ CHA5W  15-122-3521,956Omar OlivaresDoug DrabekWillie BlairTony CastilloTodd Jones4043-3
1997-04-06@ CHA6L  3-52-4519,259Doug BrocailJaime NavarroJaime NavarroDoug BrocailRoberto Hernandez4348-5
1997-04-07vs MIN7W  10-43-4442,749 Justin ThompsonFrankie RodriguezJustin ThompsonFrankie Rodriguez 53521
1997-04-09vs MIN8W  10-54-436,477 Brian MoehlerBob TewksburyJohn CummingsTodd Ritchie 63576
1997-04-10vs MIN9L  3-74-556,381 Willie BlairScott AldredScott AldredWillie Blair 66642
1997-04-11vs CHA10W  5-45-537,598 Omar OlivaresDoug DrabekOmar OlivaresDoug DrabekTodd Jones71683
1997-04-13vs CHA11L  8-116-620 Doug BrocailJaime NavarroRoberto HernandezFelipe Lira 79790
1997-04-13vs CHA12W  4-26-6210,818 Justin ThompsonDanny DarwinA.J. SagerRoberto Hernandez 83812
1997-04-14@ MIL13L  0-76-736,079Brian MoehlerCal EldredCal EldredBrian Moehler 8388-5
1997-04-15@ MIL14W  3-17-735,891Willie BlairScott KarlWillie BlairScott KarlTodd Jones8689-3
1997-04-16vs SEA15L  3-77-838,090 Omar OlivaresRandy JohnsonRandy JohnsonA.J. Sager 8996-7
1997-04-17vs SEA16L  6-87-948,973 Felipe LiraJeff FasseroJeff FasseroJose BautistaNorm Charlton95104-9
1997-04-18vs OAK17L  5-97-1047,748 Doug BrocailDave TelghederBuddy GroomMike Myers 100113-13
1997-04-19vs OAK18L  1-77-11510,592 Justin ThompsonWillie AdamsWillie AdamsJustin Thompson 101120-19
1997-04-20vs OAK19W  9-28-1149,281 Brian MoehlerSteve KarsayBrian MoehlerSteve Karsay 110122-12
1997-04-21@ TEX20W  7-69-11421,562Willie BlairJohn BurkettA.J. SagerEd VosbergDan Miceli117128-11
1997-04-23@ TEX21L  1-29-12535,230Omar OlivaresDarren OliverJohn WettelandDoug Brocail 118130-12
1997-04-24@ TEX22L  2-49-13531,902Justin ThompsonRoger PavlikRoger PavlikJustin ThompsonJohn Wetteland120134-14
1997-04-25@ ANA23L  3-89-14530,464Felipe LiraJason DicksonJason DicksonFelipe Lira 123142-19
1997-04-26@ ANA24W  2-010-14530,872Brian MoehlerChuck FinleyBrian MoehlerChuck Finley 125142-17
1997-04-27@ ANA25L  5-610-15516,409Willie BlairAllen WatsonMike JamesMike Myers 130148-18
1997-04-29vs MIL26L  1-210-1658,195 Omar OlivaresCal EldredCal EldredOmar OlivaresDoug Jones131150-19
1997-04-30vs MIL27W  8-411-16512,888 Justin ThompsonScott KarlJustin ThompsonScott Karl 139154-15
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-05-03@ CLE28L  6-711-17542,469Brian MoehlerChad OgeaEric PlunkDoug Brocail 145161-16
1997-05-04@ CLE29W  2-012-17542,387Willie BlairCharles NagyWillie BlairCharles NagyDoug Brocail147161-14
1997-05-05@ TOR30L  1-312-18527,169Omar OlivaresRoger ClemensRoger ClemensOmar Olivares 148164-16
1997-05-06@ TOR31L  1-212-19526,294Justin ThompsonWoody WilliamsTim CrabtreeTodd Jones 149166-17
1997-05-07vs KCA32W  12-313-1957,949 Felipe LiraJim PittsleyFelipe LiraJim Pittsley 161169-8
1997-05-08vs KCA33L  0-413-20516,243 Brian MoehlerTim BelcherTim BelcherBrian Moehler 161173-12
1997-05-09vs CLE34L  0-513-21520,393 A.J. SagerCharles NagyCharles NagyA.J. Sager 161178-17
1997-05-10vs CLE35W  6-014-21530,578 Omar OlivaresBartolo ColonOmar OlivaresBartolo Colon 167178-11
1997-05-11vs CLE36W  11-315-21519,869 Justin ThompsonOrel HershiserJustin ThompsonOrel Hershiser 178181-3
1997-05-13vs TOR37W  4-016-2149,992 Felipe LiraJuan GuzmanFelipe LiraJuan Guzman 1821811
1997-05-14vs TOR38L  2-716-22411,788 Brian MoehlerPat HentgenPat HentgenBrian Moehler 184188-4
1997-05-15@ KCA39L  9-1016-23418,160Omar OlivaresKevin AppierJamie WalkerDoug Brocail 193198-5
1997-05-16@ KCA40W  10-217-23417,787Justin ThompsonJose RosadoJustin ThompsonJose Rosado 2032003
1997-05-17@ KCA41W  9-218-23422,891Tim PughJim PittsleyTim PughJim Pittsley 21220210
1997-05-18@ KCA42W  6-519-23415,333Felipe LiraTim BelcherJohn CummingsTim BelcherMike Myers21820711
1997-05-20@ BAL43L  3-419-24448,003Omar OlivaresScott KamienieckiScott KamienieckiOmar OlivaresRandy Myers22121110
1997-05-21@ BAL44L  0-219-25447,877Justin ThompsonScott EricksonScott EricksonJustin ThompsonRandy Myers2212138
1997-05-23vs TEX45W  7-120-25416,017 Brian MoehlerDarren OliverBrian MoehlerDarren Oliver 22821414
1997-05-24vs TEX46L  4-820-26410,797 Tim PughKen HillKen HillTim Pugh 23222210
1997-05-25vs TEX47W  13-521-26413,451 Felipe LiraBobby WittFelipe LiraBobby WittA.J. Sager24522718
1997-05-26vs ANA48W  6-022-26412,562 Omar OlivaresChuck FinleyOmar OlivaresChuck Finley 25122724
1997-05-27vs ANA49W  6-223-2648,042 Justin ThompsonMatt PerishoJustin ThompsonMatt PerishoMike Myers25722928
1997-05-28vs BAL50L  1-823-27410,692 Brian MoehlerJimmy KeyJimmy KeyBrian MoehlerShawn Boskie25823721
1997-05-30@ SEA51W  5-224-27432,305Felipe LiraJeff FasseroFelipe LiraJeff FasseroTodd Jones26323924
1997-05-31@ SEA52W  4-225-27457,118Omar OlivaresBob WolcottOmar OlivaresBob WolcottTodd Jones26724126
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-06-01@ SEA53L  1-425-28439,841Justin ThompsonDerek LoweScott SandersJustin ThompsonBobby Ayala26824523
1997-06-02@ OAK54W  8-726-2846,480Brian MoehlerSteve KarsayBrian MoehlerSteve KarsayDoug Brocail27625224
1997-06-03@ OAK55L  8-926-29410,134Willie BlairDon WengertAaron SmallMike MyersDane Johnson28426123
1997-06-05vs SEA56L  6-1426-30412,572 Felipe LiraJeff FasseroJeff FasseroFelipe Lira 29027515
1997-06-06vs SEA57L  3-626-31425,547 Omar OlivaresDerek LoweDerek LoweOmar OlivaresBobby Ayala29328112
1997-06-07vs SEA58W  3-127-31418,896 Justin ThompsonBob WolcottJustin ThompsonBob WolcottTodd Jones29628214
1997-06-08vs SEA59L  0-227-32420,287 Brian MoehlerRandy JohnsonRandy JohnsonBrian MoehlerBobby Ayala29628412
1997-06-10vs OAK60W  6-428-32410,019 Willie BlairAriel PrietoWillie BlairAriel PrietoTodd Jones30228814
1997-06-11vs OAK61W  4-229-32411,534 Felipe LiraMike OquistDoug BrocailAaron SmallTodd Jones30629016
1997-06-13@ MON62L  3-429-33420,333Omar OlivaresCarlos PerezCarlos PerezOmar OlivaresUgueth Urbina30929415
1997-06-14@ MON63L  0-129-34421,127Justin ThompsonPedro MartinezPedro MartinezJustin Thompson 30929514
1997-06-15@ MON64L  2-1029-35418,534Brian MoehlerJeff JudenJeff JudenBrian Moehler 3113056
1997-06-16vs FLO65L  3-729-36423,874 Willie BlairKevin BrownKevin BrownWillie Blair 3143122
1997-06-17vs FLO66L  2-329-37513,351 Felipe LiraRick HellingAntonio AlfonsecaTodd JonesRobb Nen3163151
1997-06-18vs FLO67W  6-230-37514,043 Omar OlivaresAl LeiterOmar OlivaresAl Leiter 3223175
1997-06-20vs BOS68W  12-631-37420,091 Justin ThompsonTim WakefieldJustin ThompsonTim WakefieldA.J. Sager33432311
1997-06-21vs BOS69W  15-432-37420,599 Brian MoehlerVaughn EshelmanJose BautistaVaughn Eshelman 34932722
1997-06-22vs BOS70L  1-232-38419,477 Willie BlairTom GordonTom GordonWillie BlairHeathcliff Slocumb35032921
1997-06-23vs NYA71L  2-532-39514,556 Felipe LiraDavid ConeDavid ConeFelipe LiraMariano Rivera35233418
1997-06-24vs NYA72L  9-1232-40515,872 Omar OlivaresRamiro MendozaGraeme LloydMike MyersMariano Rivera36134615
1997-06-25vs NYA73L  1-332-41515,348 Justin ThompsonAndy PettitteMike StantonJustin ThompsonMariano Rivera36234913
1997-06-26@ BOS74W  10-633-41531,878Brian MoehlerVaughn EshelmanBrian MoehlerVaughn Eshelman 37235517
1997-06-27@ BOS75W  2-134-41526,753Willie BlairTom GordonDan MiceliChris HammondTodd Jones37435618
1997-06-28@ BOS76W  9-235-41430,886Felipe LiraAaron SeleFelipe LiraAaron Sele 38335825
1997-06-29@ BOS77L  6-835-42530,844Omar OlivaresJeff SuppanJohn WasdinJose BautistaHeathcliff Slocumb38936623
1997-06-30vs NYN78W  14-036-42415,009 Justin ThompsonMark ClarkJustin ThompsonMark Clark 40336637
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-07-01vs NYN79W  8-637-42414,849 Brian MoehlerBobby JonesBrian MoehlerBobby JonesTodd Jones41137239
1997-07-02vs NYN80W  9-738-42416,211 Willie BlairDave MlickiWillie BlairDave MlickiTodd Jones42037941
1997-07-03vs BAL81L  1-1038-43413,209 Felipe LiraJimmy KeyJimmy KeyFelipe Lira 42138932
1997-07-04vs BAL82L  3-439-4440 Greg KeagleShawn BoskieArthur RhodesGreg KeagleRandy Myers42439331
1997-07-04vs BAL83W  11-839-44430,100 Omar OlivaresMike JohnsonJose BautistaAlan MillsTodd Jones43540134
1997-07-05vs BAL84W  6-540-44337,074 Justin ThompsonMike MussinaDan MiceliJesse OroscoTodd Jones44140635
1997-07-06vs BAL85W  14-941-44318,197 Brian MoehlerScott EricksonWillie BlairScott Erickson 45541540
1997-07-10@ NYA86L  3-1041-45351,901Omar OlivaresHideki IrabuHideki IrabuOmar Olivares 45842533
1997-07-11@ NYA87L  0-341-46427,135Brian MoehlerAndy PettitteAndy PettitteBrian MoehlerMariano Rivera45842830
1997-07-12@ NYA88L  2-641-47439,681Felipe LiraDavid ConeDavid ConeFelipe LiraMariano Rivera46043426
1997-07-13@ NYA89W  3-142-47436,679Willie BlairDwight GoodenWillie BlairDwight GoodenTodd Jones46343528
1997-07-14@ BOS90L  4-1842-48421,997Kevin JarvisJeff SuppanJeff SuppanKevin Jarvis 46745314
1997-07-15@ BOS91W  7-543-48425,822Omar OlivaresTom GordonTodd JonesJohn Wasdin 47445816
1997-07-16@ ANA92L  3-543-49416,570Brian MoehlerChuck FinleyChuck FinleyBrian MoehlerTroy Percival47746314
1997-07-17@ ANA93L  4-943-50419,246Felipe LiraDennis SpringerDennis SpringerFelipe Lira 4814729
1997-07-18@ TEX94W  5-444-50435,074Willie BlairBobby WittWillie BlairBobby WittTodd Jones48647610
1997-07-19@ TEX95W  6-545-50445,025Glenn DishmanKen HillDoug BrocailXavier HernandezTodd Jones49248111
1997-07-20@ TEX96L  6-745-51433,655Scott SandersMatt WhitesideJohn WettelandA.J. Sager 49848810
1997-07-21vs CHA97L  0-345-52414,260 Justin ThompsonWilson AlvarezWilson AlvarezJustin ThompsonRoberto Hernandez4984917
1997-07-22vs CHA98W  6-346-52416,895 Brian MoehlerDanny DarwinBrian MoehlerDanny DarwinTodd Jones50449410
1997-07-23vs CHA99W  8-647-52418,525 Willie BlairJames BaldwinWillie BlairJames BaldwinTodd Jones51250012
1997-07-25vs MIL100L  1-647-53422,532 Scott SandersScott KarlScott KarlScott Sanders 5135067
1997-07-26vs MIL101L  1-347-54420,057 Justin ThompsonBryce FlorieBryce FlorieJustin ThompsonMike Fetters5145095
1997-07-27vs MIL102L  7-1147-55520,318 Brian MoehlerCal EldredCal EldredBrian MoehlerAlberto Reyes5215201
1997-07-29@ CHA103W  3-148-55520,380Willie BlairJames BaldwinWillie BlairJames Baldwin 5245213
1997-07-30@ CHA104L  2-348-56530,613Scott SandersDoug DrabekDoug DrabekScott SandersRoberto Hernandez5265242
1997-07-31vs TOR105W  4-249-56516,294 Justin ThompsonRobert PersonJustin ThompsonRobert PersonTodd Jones5305264
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-08-01vs TOR106L  5-749-57523,682 Brian MoehlerPat HentgenPat HentgenDan MiceliKelvim Escobar5355332
1997-08-02vs TOR107W  8-750-57522,254 Glenn DishmanRoger ClemensDoug BrocailPaul QuantrillTodd Jones5435403
1997-08-03vs TOR108W  5-251-57327,848 Willie BlairWoody WilliamsWillie BlairWoody WilliamsTodd Jones5485426
1997-08-04vs CLE109L  2-751-58426,832 Scott SandersCharles NagyCharles NagyScott Sanders 5505491
1997-08-05vs CLE110W  6-452-58424,824 Justin ThompsonJeff JudenJustin ThompsonEric PlunkTodd Jones5565533
1997-08-06@ KCA111L  4-552-59514,640Brian MoehlerJose RosadoJose RosadoA.J. SagerJeff Montgomery5605582
1997-08-07@ KCA112W  8-453-59521,497Glenn DishmanTim BelcherGlenn DishmanTim Belcher 5685626
1997-08-08@ TOR113L  3-653-60530,228Willie BlairWoody WilliamsWoody WilliamsWillie BlairKelvim Escobar5715683
1997-08-09@ TOR114W  3-254-60537,166Scott SandersChris CarpenterScott SandersChris CarpenterTodd Jones5745704
1997-08-10@ TOR115W  4-255-60432,354Justin ThompsonRobert PersonJustin ThompsonRobert Person 5785726
1997-08-11@ TOR116L  2-855-61530,105Kevin JarvisPat HentgenPat HentgenKevin Jarvis 5805800
1997-08-12@ CLE117L  4-755-62532,992Greg KeagleJaret WrightEric PlunkGreg KeagleJose Mesa584587-3
1997-08-13@ CLE118W  13-356-6350Willie BlairJohn SmileyWillie BlairJohn Smiley 5975907
1997-08-13@ CLE119L  1-956-63542,673Glenn DishmanOrel HershiserOrel HershiserGlenn Dishman 598599-1
1997-08-14@ CLE120L  1-1256-64542,936Scott SandersCharles NagyCharles NagyScott Sanders 599611-12
1997-08-15vs KCA121L  3-556-65520,099 Justin ThompsonGlendon RuschGlendon RuschJustin ThompsonJeff Montgomery602616-14
1997-08-16vs KCA122L  1-256-66515,502 Kevin JarvisKevin AppierKevin AppierKevin JarvisJeff Montgomery603618-15
1997-08-17vs KCA123W  8-457-66522,371 Greg KeagleJose RosadoGreg KeagleJose Rosado 611622-11
1997-08-19vs MIN124W  8-258-66515,478 Willie BlairLaTroy HawkinsWillie BlairLaTroy Hawkins 619624-5
1997-08-20vs MIN125L  1-1158-67513,199 Scott SandersBrad RadkeBrad RadkeScott Sanders 620635-15
1997-08-21@ MIL126W  2-159-67518,117Justin ThompsonCal EldredDan MiceliBob WickmanTodd Jones622636-14
1997-08-22@ MIL127W  16-160-67514,423Brian MoehlerSteve WoodardBrian MoehlerSteve WoodardEddie Gaillard6386371
1997-08-23@ MIL128L  2-560-68519,524Greg KeagleScott KarlScott KarlGreg KeagleDoug Jones640642-2
1997-08-24@ MIL129L  0-660-69521,245Willie BlairJose MercedesJose MercedesWillie Blair 640648-8
1997-08-25@ MIN130W  7-661-69515,245Scott SandersBrad RadkeA.J. SagerRick Aguilera 647654-7
1997-08-26@ MIN131L  2-861-70510,562Justin ThompsonRich RobertsonRich RobertsonJustin ThompsonMike Trombley649662-13
1997-08-27@ MIN132L  0-261-71510,441Brian MoehlerBob TewksburyBob TewksburyBrian Moehler 649664-15
1997-08-29vs PHI133W  7-262-71522,925 Willie BlairTyler GreenWillie BlairTyler Green 656666-10
1997-08-30vs PHI134L  0-262-72522,537 Scott SandersMatt BeechMatt BeechScott SandersRicky Bottalico656668-12
1997-08-31vs PHI135W  2-163-72519,152 Justin ThompsonMark LeiterJustin ThompsonMark LeiterTodd Jones658669-11
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-09-01@ ATL136W  4-264-72538,950Brian MoehlerGreg MadduxBrian MoehlerGreg MadduxTodd Jones662671-9
1997-09-02@ ATL137L  0-564-73532,308Greg KeagleDenny NeagleDenny NeagleGreg Keagle 662676-14
1997-09-03@ ATL138W  12-465-73436,556Willie BlairJohn SmoltzWillie BlairJohn Smoltz 674680-6
1997-09-04vs ANA139W  5-466-7349,445 Scott SandersKen HillTodd JonesPep Harris 679684-5
1997-09-05vs ANA140W  6-167-73316,016 Justin ThompsonDennis SpringerJustin ThompsonDennis Springer 6856850
1997-09-06vs ANA141W  7-568-73316,294 Brian MoehlerAllen WatsonBrian MoehlerAllen WatsonTodd Jones6926902
1997-09-07vs ANA142L  4-568-74425,602 Greg KeagleJason DicksonShigetoshi HasegawaGlenn Dishman 6966951
1997-09-08vs TEX143W  6-269-74415,765 Willie BlairBobby WittWillie BlairBobby Witt 7026975
1997-09-09vs TEX144W  4-070-7439,139 Scott SandersRick HellingScott SandersRick Helling 7066979
1997-09-10@ SEA145L  0-1070-75422,967Justin ThompsonJamie MoyerJamie MoyerJustin Thompson 706707-1
1997-09-11@ SEA146W  3-171-75325,141Brian MoehlerJeff FasseroBrian MoehlerJeff FasseroTodd Jones7097081
1997-09-12@ OAK147W  7-272-75311,775Greg KeagleEric LudwickGreg KeagleEric LudwickDan Miceli7167106
1997-09-13@ OAK148L  2-472-76420,482Willie BlairDave TelghederDave TelghederWillie BlairT.J. Mathews7187144
1997-09-14@ OAK149W  6-573-76416,440Scott SandersJimmy HaynesScott SandersJimmy HaynesTodd Jones7247195
1997-09-15@ OAK150W  6-374-7634,651Justin ThompsonMike OquistJustin ThompsonMike OquistTodd Jones7307228
1997-09-17@ NYA151L  2-674-77319,331Brian MoehlerRamiro MendozaRamiro MendozaBrian Moehler 7327284
1997-09-18@ NYA152W  9-775-77318,600Greg KeagleKenny RogersTodd JonesJoe BorowskiDan Miceli7417356
1997-09-19@ BAL153W  5-376-77347,544Willie BlairScott KamienieckiTodd JonesAlan Mills 7467388
1997-09-20@ BAL154L  8-1276-78347,489Scott SandersRick KrivdaNerio RodriguezScott Sanders 7547504
1997-09-21@ BAL155W  11-377-78347,446Justin ThompsonJimmy KeyJustin ThompsonJimmy Key 76575312
1997-09-22@ BAL156W  5-478-78346,616Brian MoehlerScott EricksonEddie GaillardArmando BenitezTodd Jones77075713
1997-09-23vs BOS157W  6-079-78343,039 Greg KeagleJeff SuppanGreg KeagleJeff Suppan 77675719
1997-09-24vs BOS158L  2-979-79310,067 Willie BlairTim WakefieldTim WakefieldWillie Blair 77876612
1997-09-25vs BOS159L  1-379-80314,495 Scott SandersSteve AveryRobinson ChecoScott SandersTom Gordon77976910
1997-09-26vs NYA160L  2-879-81329,206 Justin ThompsonAndy PettitteMariano RiveraTodd Jones 7817774
1997-09-27vs NYA161L  1-679-82333,712 Brian MoehlerDavid WellsDavid WellsBrian Moehler 782783-1
1997-09-28vs NYA162L  2-779-83338,171 Greg KeagleHideki IrabuHideki IrabuGreg Keagle 784790-6


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