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1997 Florida Marlins (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 92-70 .568
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 740-669 + 71
Manager(s): Jim Leyland
General Manager: Dave Dombrowski
Location: Miami, Florida
Ballpark: Joe Robbie Stadium
Payroll: $ 47,753,000 7/28
Attendance: 2,364,387 11/28
Playoffs: Won World Series (Indians)
Top Draft Pick: Aaron Akin (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jerry Manuel
Bullpen Coach: Bruce Kimm
First Base Coach: Tommy Sandt
Hitting Coach: Milt May
Pitching Coach: Larry Rothschild
Roving Outfielder/Baserunning Coach: Rusty Kuntz
Third Base Coach: Richard Donnelly

#1 Draft Picks

Kevin Brown (#4), Alex Fernandez (#4), Kevin Brown (#4), Alex Fernandez (#4), Josh Booty (#5), Kurt Miller (#5), Gary Sheffield (#6), Mark Kotsay (#9), Cliff Floyd (#14), Jay Powell (#19), Rick Helling (#22), Russ Morman (#28), Charles Johnson (#28)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10161.623--
9270.5689.0
8874.54313.0
7884.48123.0
6894.42033.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Tony SaundersFLOCINW 4-3 vs CIN300000000030000011st career game
    Kurt AbbottFLOCHNW 5-3 @CHN50000000004000003514 strikeouts
    Edgar RenteriaFLOCHNW 5-3 @CHN40000000004000001134 strikeouts
    Alex FernandezFLOCHNW 1-0 @CHN201000000000010041st career hit
    Moises AlouFLOCOLL 4-13 @COL42300240000000006272 home runs
    Moises AlouFLOSDNW 12-9 vs SDN43200150010010006325 RBIs
    Bobby BonillaFLOSDNW 12-9 vs SDN434200000100000016134 hits
    Jay PowellFLOSDNW 12-9 vs SDN1010000000000000861st career hit
    Rob StaniferFLOHOUW 9-8 @HOU000000000000000011st career game
    Tony SaundersFLOATLW 5-1 vs ATL211001100010000051st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Todd DunwoodyFLOHOUL 2-4 vs HOU101000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Alex FernandezFLOHOUW 6-3 vs HOU2011002000000000111st career RBI
    Felix HerediaFLOHOUW 11-4 vs HOU1010000000000000311st career hit
    Edgar RenteriaFLOHOUW 11-4 vs HOU50000000004000001424 strikeouts
    Rob StaniferFLOHOUW 11-4 vs HOU111000000000000041st career hit
    Todd DunwoodyFLOATLW 4-3 @ATL411001100100000141st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Pat RappFLOPITW 11-1 @PIT31100110001000001081st career home run
    Charles JohnsonFLOLANW 8-5 @LAN50000000004000002574 strikeouts
    Gary SheffieldFLOCOLW 4-3 vs COL20000000041010009304 walks
    Bobby BonillaFLOSFNL 4-7 @SFN300000100020001016501000th career RBI
    Gary SheffieldFLOSFNW 9-0 @SFN11000001040010009404 walks
    Antonio AlfonsecaFLODETW 3-2 @DET000000000000000011st career game
    Todd DunwoodyFLOMONL 3-4 @MON4120011101100000141st career stolen base
    Todd DunwoodyFLOPHIL 3-9 @PHI4000000000400000164 strikeouts
    Jay PowellFLOPHIW 4-1 @PHI10100010000000001101st career RBI
    John CangelosiFLOPHIW 7-5 @PHI51400030000000008674 hits
    Livan HernandezFLONYNW 10-4 @NYN301000100020000041st career RBI
    Matt WhisenantFLONYNL 2-6 @NYN000000000000000011st career game
    Mark KotsayFLOPHIL 3-13 vs PHI401000000010000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Mark KotsayFLOPHIW 9-3 vs PHI511010300000000021st career RBI
    Gary SheffieldFLOPHIW 9-3 vs PHI43200240000000009662 home runs
    Mark KotsayFLOMONW 5-4 vs MON512000120000010031st career stolen base
    Charles JohnsonFLOLANW 8-7 vs LAN34310000020000002904 runs scored
    Edgar RenteriaFLOSDNL 3-5 vs SDN52300220002000001962 home runs
    Charles JohnsonFLOSDNW 8-5 vs SDN42310230000000002922 home runs
    Gary SheffieldFLOSLNW 5-4 @SLN40100000000000009711000th career hit
    Moises AlouFLOSLNL 4-6 @SLN42200220001000007062 home runs
    Moises AlouFLOCINW 7-1 vs CIN42200230000000007082 home runs
    Craig CounsellFLOCINW 7-1 vs CIN411000000000000051st career hit
    Devon WhiteFLOATLW 8-4 vs ATL524100311010000014444 hits
    Moises AlouFLOPITW 12-3 @PIT53410140001000007154 hits
    Craig CounsellFLOATLW 6-4 @ATL4131001001001000131st career RBI
    Gary SheffieldFLOHOUL 2-13 @HOU01000000040000009884 walks
    Moises AlouFLOPITW 6-5 vs PIT52410010000000007234 hits
    Rob StaniferFLOPITL 5-10 vs PIT1011001000000000271st career RBI
    Moises AlouFLOPITW 10-2 vs PIT42200150011000007255 RBIs, 100th career home run
    Kirt OjalaFLOPITL 2-7 vs PIT100000000000000011st career game
    Craig CounsellFLOSLNW 7-1 vs SLN3110014000010000261st career home run
    Jeff ConineFLOCHNW 11-0 @CHN22200250000000007272 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Craig CounsellFLOCHNW 11-0 @CHN5241000000100000284 hits
    Gary SheffieldFLOCHNW 11-0 @CHN513101100100000010001000th career game
    Edgar RenteriaFLOTORW 8-0 @TOR41420021010000002334 hits
    Devon WhiteFLOBALW 10-4 vs BAL411001500000001014675 RBIs
    Craig CounsellFLOBALW 7-6 vs BAL3220102101000000361st career stolen base
    Cliff FloydFLOLANL 5-9 @LAN32200240010000002992 home runs
    Devon WhiteFLOSFNW 8-1 vs SFN522002200020000014762 home runs
    Bobby BonillaFLOCOLW 9-6 vs COL523101500000000017365 RBIs
    Josh BootyFLOMONW 10-9 @MON422000100110000041st career RBI
    Gary SheffieldFLOPHIL 7-8 @PHI312101501100000010255 RBIs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Alex FernandezFLOCHNW 8-2 vs CHNW 6.25110020012694573761%20080-63200th career game
    Tony SaundersFLOCINW 4-3 vs CIN 6.243302300026103624160%10-01st career game
    Tony SaundersFLOSFNL 2-3 @SFNL 7.1533021010028111674460%20-110 Strikeouts
    Al LeiterFLOSLNL 2-6 @SLNL 4.17660390012496613564%15252-46Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Rob StaniferFLOHOUW 9-8 @HOU 2211010000833161748%10-01st career game
    Kevin BrownFLOHOUL 0-1 @HOUL 8511001010028119853471%252108-8610 Strikeouts
    Tony SaundersFLOATLW 5-1 vs ATLW 640004400124100505050%51-11st career win
    Kevin BrownFLOHOUW 3-2 vs HOU 7521031000027109634658%253108-8610 Strikeouts
    Rob StaniferFLOHOUW 11-4 vs HOUW 2.25111010001243271663%41-01st career win
    Felix HerediaFLOHOUW 11-4 vs HOU 2.110000400082722581%313-1Threw 81% strikes
    Rob StaniferFLOPITW 5-3 @PITSv 1000000000365183%51-01st career save
    Alex FernandezFLOCOLL 5-6 vs COL 763333800028116694759%21084-681000th career strikeout
    Alex FernandezFLOCOLW 9-1 @COLW 7511001020126107753270%21285-6910 Strikeouts
    Antonio AlfonsecaFLODETW 3-2 @DETW 0.200001000031811761%11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Alex FernandezFLOMONW 2-1 @MONWCG931103700030000--21386-693-hitter
    Livan HernandezFLOMONW 4-2 vs MONW 53220260012181443754%31-01st career win
    Matt WhisenantFLONYNL 2-6 @NYN 11100110006000--10-01st career game
    Alex FernandezFLOPHIW 9-3 vs PHIW 7522111000027106743270%21789-7010 Strikeouts
    Kevin BrownFLOLANW 5-1 vs LANWCG911001800029112743866%265114-901-hitter
    Al LeiterFLOCINL 0-4 vs CIN 8200041100129130715955%16457-5011 Strikeouts
    Robb NenFLOATLW 1-0 vs ATLSv 1.100000200041211192%25319-16100th career save
    Alex FernandezFLOATLW 8-4 vs ATLW 8744131000035120734761%22192-7110 Strikeouts
    Felix HerediaFLOPITW 12-3 @PIT 24220451001459332656%595-2Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Alex FernandezFLOHOUW 8-6 @HOUW 7953231010034132864665%22394-7110 Strikeouts
    Kirt OjalaFLOPITL 2-7 vs PIT 3.24221310001875403553%10-01st career game
    Kevin BrownFLOSLNW 3-0 vs SLNWSHO950003300134119754463%272117-92Complete game/Shutout
    Kirt OjalaFLOSLNW 7-1 vs SLNW 651111800025103643962%21-01st career win
    Alex FernandezFLOCHNL 1-3 @CHNL 79330060002888672176%22595-72Threw 76% strikes
    Antonio AlfonsecaFLOLANL 5-9 @LAN 231100200093226681%91-2Threw 81% strikes
    Kevin BrownFLOSFNW 8-1 vs SFNWCG931113600030118774165%276119-923-hitter


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