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1997 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  86-75   .534
Result:   1st in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Mike Hargrove
General Manager:   John Hart
Stadium:  Jacobs Field
Attendance:  3,404,750
Payroll:  $54,130,232
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Marlins)

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Julio Franco (38)
Youngest Player:  Jaret Wright (21)
Longest Tenure:  Charles Nagy, Sandy Alomar (8)
Top Hitter:  Jim Thome (10)
Top Pitcher:  Charles Nagy (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Tim Drew (#28)

Roster Continuity:  60.65%
Top Prospect:   Bartolo Colon
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cleveland8675.534--
Chi White Sox8081.4976.0
Milwaukee7883.4848.0
Minnesota6894.42018.5
KC Royals6794.41619.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Steve Kline1997-04-021997W  9-7 @ OAKW 0.2000000000131233%11-01st career win, 1st career game
Bartolo Colon1997-04-041997L  8-6 @ ANA  564413400022000--10-01st career game
Mike Jackson1997-05-061997W  5-4 vs TEXSv 1.200000200052318578%63747-52Threw 78% strikes
Charles Nagy1997-05-091997W  5-0 @ DETW 9700021100036131854665%17679-5611 Strikeouts
Alvin Morman1997-05-131997W  7-3 @ TEXSv 0.1000001000153260%544-11st career save
Chad Ogea1997-05-231997W  6-1 vs BALWCG921002901133000--6323-132-hitter
Bartolo Colon1997-06-071997W  9-5 @ BOSW 784422500030124745060%51-21st career win
Jaret Wright1997-06-241997W  10-5 vs MINW 5.275533400128109644559%11-01st career win, 1st career game
Jose Mesa1997-07-061997W  8-7 vs KCA  3.21000040001240301075%30740-56Threw 75% strikes
Jose Mesa1997-07-111997W  5-1 @ MIN  3400004000123023777%30940-56Threw 77% strikes
Albie Lopez1997-08-041997W  7-2 @ DET  210000300072922776%5612-11Threw 76% strikes
John Smiley1997-08-071997L  4-0 @ TORL 79440160003098752377%357125-100Threw 77% strikes
Mike Jackson1997-08-211997L  7-6 @ SEA  1.2121014100833181555%67849-55Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Eric Plunk1997-08-301997L  9-4 vs CHN  1.231100400073024680%57464-50Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip), Threw 80% strikes
Jose Mesa1997-09-081997W  2-1 vs BALSv 1100000000365183%33842-56100th career save
Charles Nagy1997-09-161997W  4-2 @ BALW 6.252202300128102614160%20089-64200th career game
Albie Lopez1997-09-171997W  7-6 @ MIN  2.1333102000102821775%6612-12Threw 75% strikes


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