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1997 CLEVELAND INDIANS

|    Level:  MLB  

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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: Season in progress

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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-04-02@ OAK1W  9-71-0141,235Charles NagyAriel PrietoSteve KlineDon WengertPaul Shuey972
1997-04-03@ OAK2L  4-51-1313,707Orel HershiserWillie AdamsRichie LewisEric PlunkBilly Taylor13121
1997-04-04@ ANA3L  6-81-2317,758Bartolo ColonAllen WatsonMike HoltzPaul Shuey 1920-1
1997-04-05@ ANA4W  7-52-2223,913Chad OgeaShigetoshi HasegawaChad OgeaShigetoshi HasegawaPaul Shuey26251
1997-04-06@ ANA5W  10-83-2229,363Jack McDowellMark GubiczaSteve KlineTroy PercivalMichael Jackson36333
1997-04-07@ SEA6W  8-34-2122,012Charles NagyScott SandersCharles NagyScott Sanders 44368
1997-04-08@ SEA7L  8-144-3224,348Orel HershiserDennis MartinezEdwin HurtadoAlbie Lopez 52502
1997-04-09@ SEA8L  1-114-4228,302Bartolo ColonBob WolcottBob WolcottBartolo Colon 5361-8
1997-04-11vs ANA9W  15-35-4142,643 Chad OgeaMark GubiczaChad OgeaMark Gubicza 68644
1997-04-13vs ANA10L  3-85-5341,218 Jack McDowellMark LangstonMark LangstonJack McDowell 7172-1
1997-04-14vs SEA11L  1-65-6441,184 Charles NagyDennis MartinezDennis MartinezCharles Nagy 7278-6
1997-04-15vs SEA12L  4-85-7440,118 Orel HershiserBob WolcottBob WellsMichael JacksonNorm Charlton7686-10
1997-04-16@ BOS13L  6-115-8421,305Chad OgeaSteve AverySteve AveryChad Ogea 8297-15
1997-04-17@ BOS14W  4-36-8417,988Albie LopezJohn WasdinSteve KlineRicky TrlicekJose Mesa86100-14
1997-04-18vs MIL15L  2-106-9440,343 Jack McDowellBen McDonaldBen McDonaldJack McDowell 88110-22
1997-04-19vs MIL16W  11-67-9440,237 Charles NagyCal EldredCharles NagyCal Eldred 99116-17
1997-04-20vs MIL17W  6-48-9342,285 Orel HershiserScott KarlOrel HershiserBob WickmanJose Mesa105120-15
1997-04-22vs BOS18L  2-88-10341,800 Chad OgeaSteve AverySteve AveryChad OgeaButch Henry107128-21
1997-04-23vs BOS19W  11-79-10342,430 Albie LopezJohn WasdinJack McDowellRicky Trlicek 118135-17
1997-04-24@ MIL20W  6-310-1027,135Charles NagyCal EldredCharles NagyCal EldredJose Mesa124138-14
1997-04-25@ MIL21W  11-411-10111,150Orel HershiserScott KarlOrel HershiserScott Karl 135142-7
1997-04-26@ MIL22L  8-911-11113,028Bartolo ColonJamie McAndrewDoug JonesJose Mesa 143151-8
1997-04-27@ MIL23L  5-611-12219,709Chad OgeaJeff D'AmicoDoug JonesEric Plunk 148157-9
1997-04-29vs OAK24W  10-412-12240,421 Charles NagyAriel PrietoCharles NagyAriel PrietoMichael Jackson158161-3
1997-04-30vs OAK25L  9-1112-13240,463 Orel HershiserDave TelghederBilly TaylorJose MesaDon Wengert167172-5
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-05-01vs OAK26W  7-113-13242,398 Jack McDowellWillie AdamsJack McDowellWillie Adams 1741731
1997-05-03vs DET27W  7-614-13242,469 Chad OgeaBrian MoehlerEric PlunkDoug Brocail 1811792
1997-05-04vs DET28L  0-214-14142,387 Charles NagyWillie BlairWillie BlairCharles NagyDoug Brocail1811810
1997-05-06vs TEX29W  5-415-14140,451 Orel HershiserRoger PavlikOrel HershiserRoger PavlikMichael Jackson1861851
1997-05-07vs TOR30W  7-116-14142,463 Jack McDowellRobert PersonJack McDowellRobert Person 1931867
1997-05-08vs TOR31L  3-416-15242,567 Chad OgeaJuan GuzmanJuan GuzmanChad OgeaPaul Quantrill1961906
1997-05-09@ DET32W  5-017-15220,393Charles NagyA.J. SagerCharles NagyA.J. Sager 20119011
1997-05-10@ DET33L  0-617-16230,578Bartolo ColonOmar OlivaresOmar OlivaresBartolo Colon 2011965
1997-05-11@ DET34L  3-1117-17219,869Orel HershiserJustin ThompsonJustin ThompsonOrel Hershiser 204207-3
1997-05-12@ TEX35L  2-417-18325,327Jack McDowellJohn BurkettJohn BurkettJack McDowellJohn Wetteland206211-5
1997-05-13@ TEX36W  7-318-18331,798Chad OgeaDarren OliverChad OgeaDarren OliverAlvin Morman213214-1
1997-05-14@ TEX37L  3-418-19330,268Charles NagyBobby WittJohn WettelandAlbie Lopez 216218-2
1997-05-16@ TOR38L  2-518-20335,195Orel HershiserRoger ClemensRoger ClemensOrel HershiserMike Timlin218223-5
1997-05-17@ TOR39W  8-119-20336,220Albie LopezWoody WilliamsAlbie LopezWoody Williams 2262242
1997-05-18@ TOR40W  8-620-20131,137Chad OgeaChris CarpenterChad OgeaChris CarpenterMichael Jackson2342304
1997-05-20vs KCA41W  4-321-20143,167 Charles NagyGlendon RuschPaul ShueyJamie WalkerMichael Jackson2382335
1997-05-21vs KCA42W  1-022-20142,290 Orel HershiserKevin AppierOrel HershiserKevin AppierMichael Jackson2392336
1997-05-22vs KCA43W  9-123-20142,962 Albie LopezJose RosadoAlbie LopezJose Rosado 24823414
1997-05-23vs BAL44W  6-124-20141,154 Chad OgeaJimmy KeyChad OgeaJimmy Key 25423519
1997-05-24vs BAL45L  3-824-21141,040 Steve KlineMike MussinaMike MussinaSteve Kline 25724314
1997-05-25vs BAL46W  7-625-21142,944 Charles NagyMike JohnsonCharles NagyArthur RhodesAlvin Morman26424915
1997-05-26@ CHA47W  10-426-21126,383Orel HershiserJaime NavarroOrel HershiserJaime Navarro 27425321
1997-05-27@ CHA48L  2-826-22120,847Albie LopezDoug DrabekDoug DrabekAlbie Lopez 27626115
1997-05-28@ KCA49W  10-327-22113,380Chad OgeaTim BelcherPaul AssenmacherTim Belcher 28626422
1997-05-30@ BAL50L  0-327-23147,759Charles NagyMike MussinaMike MussinaCharles Nagy 28626719
1997-05-31@ BAL51L  5-827-24147,739Orel HershiserMike JohnsonShawn BoskieJose MesaRandy Myers29127516
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-06-03vs CHA52L  5-927-25142,994 Chad OgeaDanny DarwinDanny DarwinChad Ogea 29628412
1997-06-04vs CHA53L  4-927-26242,992 Albie LopezJames BaldwinJames BaldwinAlbie Lopez 3002937
1997-06-05vs CHA54W  5-428-26142,948 Charles NagyJaime NavarroPaul ShueyCarlos Castillo 3052978
1997-06-06@ BOS55W  7-329-26130,202Orel HershiserTom GordonOrel HershiserTom Gordon 31230012
1997-06-07@ BOS56W  9-530-26132,780Bartolo ColonAaron SeleBartolo ColonAaron Sele 32130516
1997-06-08@ BOS57L  6-1230-27132,155Chad OgeaJeff SuppanJoe HudsonChad Ogea 32731710
1997-06-10vs MIL58W  5-431-27142,882 Charles NagyCal EldredCharles NagyCal EldredMichael Jackson33232111
1997-06-11vs MIL59W  4-332-27142,864 Orel HershiserBen McDonaldPaul AssenmacherDoug Jones 33632412
1997-06-12vs MIL60L  2-632-28141,975 Brian AndersonJose MercedesJose MercedesBrian Anderson 3383308
1997-06-14@ SLN61W  8-333-29143,582Bartolo ColonAndy BenesAlbie LopezT.J. Mathews 34633313
1997-06-14@ SLN62L  2-533-29144,532Chad OgeaMatt MorrisMatt MorrisChad OgeaDennis Eckersley34833810
1997-06-15@ SLN63W  9-234-29146,646Charles NagyTodd StottlemyreCharles NagyTodd Stottlemyre 35734017
1997-06-16vs CIN64L  1-434-30142,961 Orel HershiserBrett TomkoBrett TomkoOrel Hershiser 35834414
1997-06-17vs CIN65W  5-135-30142,901 Brian AndersonJohn SmileyBrian AndersonJohn Smiley 36334518
1997-06-18vs CIN66L  2-535-31142,865 Chad OgeaMike RemlingerMike RemlingerChad Ogea 36535015
1997-06-20vs NYA67L  1-735-32143,019 Charles NagyDwight GoodenDwight GoodenCharles Nagy 3663579
1997-06-21vs NYA68W  13-436-32143,006 Orel HershiserAndy PettitteOrel HershiserAndy Pettitte 37936118
1997-06-22vs NYA69W  5-237-32142,912 Brian AndersonDavid WellsBrian AndersonDavid WellsMichael Jackson38436321
1997-06-23vs MIN70L  2-737-33142,861 Chad OgeaBrad RadkeBrad RadkeChad Ogea 38637016
1997-06-24vs MIN71W  10-538-33142,902 Jaret WrightDave StevensJaret WrightDave Stevens 39637521
1997-06-27@ NYA72L  2-338-34135,837Orel HershiserDwight GoodenDwight GoodenOrel HershiserMariano Rivera39837820
1997-06-28@ NYA73W  12-839-34141,085Brian AndersonDavid WellsEric PlunkKenny Rogers 41038624
1997-06-29@ NYA74L  10-1139-35139,756Jason JacomeDavid ConeMariano RiveraJose Mesa 42039723
1997-06-30@ HOU75W  6-440-35129,051Charles NagyDarryl KileJose MesaTom MartinMichael Jackson42640125
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-07-01@ HOU76W  8-641-35123,998Jaret WrightChris HoltEric PlunkJose LimaMichael Jackson43440727
1997-07-02@ HOU77L  2-641-36125,661Orel HershiserMike HamptonMike HamptonOrel Hershiser 43641323
1997-07-04vs KCA78W  7-642-36142,984 Brian AndersonJose RosadoBrian AndersonHipolito PichardoMichael Jackson44341924
1997-07-05vs KCA79W  8-443-36142,892 Charles NagyJim PittsleyCharles NagyJim Pittsley 45142328
1997-07-06vs KCA80W  8-744-36142,863 Orel HershiserTim BelcherMichael JacksonLarry Casian 45943029
1997-07-10@ MIN81L  2-844-37113,605Charles NagyBrad RadkeBrad RadkeCharles Nagy 46143823
1997-07-11@ MIN82W  5-145-37114,400Jason JacomeRich RobertsonJason JacomeRich Robertson 46643927
1997-07-12@ MIN83W  7-246-37130,055Orel HershiserBob TewksburyOrel HershiserBob Tewksbury 47344132
1997-07-13@ MIN84W  12-547-37116,734Bartolo ColonLaTroy HawkinsBartolo ColonLaTroy Hawkins 48544639
1997-07-14@ NYA85W  3-248-37127,812Terry ClarkDavid WellsMichael JacksonMariano Rivera 48844840
1997-07-15@ NYA86L  6-1248-38134,503Charles NagyHideki IrabuHideki IrabuCharles NagyRamiro Mendoza49446034
1997-07-16@ MIL87W  4-349-38123,047Jaret WrightBen McDonaldJaret WrightBen McDonaldMichael Jackson49846335
1997-07-17@ MIL88W  3-250-38120,383Orel HershiserCal EldredOrel HershiserCal EldredMichael Jackson50146536
1997-07-18vs BOS89L  0-750-39143,037 Bartolo ColonTim WakefieldTim WakefieldBartolo Colon 50147229
1997-07-19vs BOS90L  3-650-40143,070 Terry ClarkJeff SuppanJeff SuppanTerry ClarkHeathcliff Slocumb50447826
1997-07-20vs BOS91W  7-251-40142,932 Charles NagyTom GordonCharles NagyTom Gordon 51148031
1997-07-21vs BOS92L  1-351-41142,851 Jaret WrightSteve AverySteve AveryJaret WrightHeathcliff Slocumb51248329
1997-07-22vs SEA93W  6-252-41142,951 Orel HershiserJeff FasseroDavid WeathersJeff FasseroMichael Jackson51848533
1997-07-23vs SEA94L  3-652-42143,049 Bartolo ColonOmar OlivaresOmar OlivaresBartolo ColonMark Holzemer52149130
1997-07-24vs SEA95L  1-1152-43142,984 Terry ClarkRandy JohnsonRandy JohnsonTerry Clark 52250220
1997-07-25vs OAK96L  1-252-44142,945 Charles NagyCarlos ReyesAaron SmallMichael JacksonBilly Taylor52350419
1997-07-26vs OAK97W  6-353-44142,925 Jaret WrightSteve KarsayJaret WrightSteve Karsay 52950722
1997-07-27vs OAK98W  4-254-44142,885 Jason JacomeJimmy HaynesJason JacomeJimmy HaynesPaul Assenmacher53350924
1997-07-28vs ANA99L  0-254-46143,033 Bartolo ColonDennis SpringerDennis SpringerBartolo Colon 53351122
1997-07-28vs ANA100L  7-1054-46142,857 Orel HershiserMatt PerishoPep HarrisDavid WeathersMike Holtz54052119
1997-07-29vs ANA101L  2-754-47142,975 Terry ClarkChuck FinleyChuck FinleyTerry Clark 54252814
1997-07-30vs ANA102L  2-554-48142,898 Charles NagyKen HillKen HillCharles NagyMike James54453311
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-08-01@ TEX103W  8-555-48144,859Jaret WrightDarren OliverJose MesaEric GundersonPaul Assenmacher55253814
1997-08-02@ TEX104W  7-356-48123,266John SmileyBobby WittJohn SmileyBobby Witt 55954118
1997-08-03@ TEX105L  7-856-49142,303Bartolo ColonTanyon SturtzeJohn WettelandMichael Jackson 56654917
1997-08-04@ DET106W  7-257-49126,832Charles NagyScott SandersCharles NagyScott Sanders 57355122
1997-08-05@ DET107L  4-657-50124,824Jeff JudenJustin ThompsonJustin ThompsonEric PlunkTodd Jones57755720
1997-08-06@ TOR108L  3-657-51136,463Jaret WrightPat HentgenPat HentgenAlbie LopezKelvim Escobar58056317
1997-08-07@ TOR109L  0-457-52135,194John SmileyRoger ClemensRoger ClemensJohn Smiley 58056713
1997-08-08vs TEX110L  5-657-53143,110 Bartolo ColonTanyon SturtzeScott BailesMichael JacksonJohn Wetteland58557312
1997-08-09vs TEX111L  3-458-54142,964 Charles NagyTerry ClarkTerry ClarkCharles NagyJohn Wetteland58857711
1997-08-09vs TEX112W  4-258-54141,330 Jason JacomeEric MoodyPaul AssenmacherEric MoodyJose Mesa59257913
1997-08-10vs TEX113L  6-758-55142,902 Jeff JudenJulio SantanaMatt WhitesideJeff JudenJohn Wetteland59858612
1997-08-12vs DET114W  7-459-55132,992 Jaret WrightGreg KeagleEric PlunkGreg KeagleJose Mesa60559015
1997-08-13vs DET115L  3-1360-5610 John SmileyWillie BlairWillie BlairJohn Smiley 6086035
1997-08-13vs DET116W  9-160-56142,673 Orel HershiserGlenn DishmanOrel HershiserGlenn Dishman 61760413
1997-08-14vs DET117W  12-161-56142,936 Charles NagyScott SandersCharles NagyScott Sanders 62960524
1997-08-15vs TOR118W  5-462-56143,011 Bartolo ColonRobert PersonPaul AssenmacherTim Crabtree 63460925
1997-08-16vs TOR119W  8-463-56142,908 Jeff JudenPat HentgenPaul ShueyPaul Quantrill 64261329
1997-08-17vs TOR120L  5-1063-57142,861 Jaret WrightRoger ClemensRoger ClemensJaret Wright 64762324
1997-08-18vs TOR121W  5-364-57142,471 Orel HershiserWoody WilliamsOrel HershiserWoody WilliamsJose Mesa65262626
1997-08-19@ SEA122W  7-565-57133,645John SmileyKen CloudeJohn SmileyKen CloudeJose Mesa65963128
1997-08-20@ SEA123L  0-165-58132,546Charles NagyRandy JohnsonRandy JohnsonCharles NagyHeathcliff Slocumb65963227
1997-08-21@ SEA124L  6-765-59130,395Bartolo ColonJamie MoyerJamie MoyerBartolo ColonHeathcliff Slocumb66563926
1997-08-22@ OAK125W  5-366-59111,451Jaret WrightAriel PrietoJaret WrightAriel PrietoJose Mesa67064228
1997-08-23@ OAK126W  7-467-59117,066Orel HershiserBrad RigbyOrel HershiserBrad RigbyJose Mesa67764631
1997-08-24@ OAK127L  1-467-60120,074John SmileyJimmy HaynesJimmy HaynesJohn SmileyT.J. Mathews67865028
1997-08-26@ ANA128L  7-867-61121,012Charles NagyDennis SpringerDarrell MayEric Plunk 68565827
1997-08-27@ ANA129W  10-468-61120,140Jaret WrightAllen WatsonJaret WrightAllen Watson 69566233
1997-08-29vs CHN130W  7-669-61143,060 Orel HershiserGeremi GonzalezJose MesaDave Stevens 70266834
1997-08-30vs CHN131L  4-969-62143,044 John SmileyKevin TapaniKevin TapaniJohn Smiley 70667729
1997-08-31vs CHN132W  9-570-62143,013 Charles NagyMiguel BatistaCharles NagyMiguel BatistaPaul Assenmacher71568233
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1997-09-01@ PIT133W  7-571-62145,298Chad OgeaSteve CookeChad OgeaSteve CookeJose Mesa72268735
1997-09-02@ PIT134L  4-671-63143,380Jaret WrightJose SilvaJose SilvaJaret WrightRich Loiselle72669333
1997-09-03@ PIT135W  7-372-63137,513Orel HershiserEsteban LoaizaOrel HershiserEsteban Loaiza 73369637
1997-09-05vs CHA136W  11-173-63143,093 Charles NagyJason BereCharles NagyJason Bere 74469747
1997-09-06vs CHA137W  9-774-63143,055 Bartolo ColonJames BaldwinBartolo ColonJames BaldwinJose Mesa75370449
1997-09-07vs CHA138W  5-275-63143,051 Jaret WrightDoug DrabekJaret WrightDoug DrabekJose Mesa75870652
1997-09-08vs BAL139W  2-176-63143,009 Orel HershiserScott KamienieckiPaul AssenmacherAlan MillsJose Mesa76070753
1997-09-09vs BAL140L  3-976-64143,045 Chad OgeaRick KrivdaRick KrivdaChad Ogea 76371647
1997-09-11@ CHA141L  5-776-65122,620Charles NagyJames BaldwinKeith FoulkeCharles NagyMatt Karchner76872345
1997-09-12@ CHA142W  9-077-65131,249Jaret WrightDoug DrabekJaret WrightDoug Drabek 77772354
1997-09-13@ CHA143L  6-777-66132,306Orel HershiserMike SirotkaMike SirotkaOrel HershiserMatt Karchner78373053
1997-09-14@ CHA144W  8-378-66132,485Bartolo ColonJaime NavarroPaul ShueyJeff Darwin 79173358
1997-09-15@ BAL145L  5-679-67141,602Brian AndersonEsteban YanArmando BenitezEric PlunkRandy Myers79673957
1997-09-15@ BAL146W  4-179-67147,110Chad OgeaRick KrivdaChad OgeaRick KrivdaJose Mesa80074060
1997-09-16@ BAL147W  4-280-68138,022Charles NagyNerio RodriguezCharles NagyNerio RodriguezJose Mesa80474262
1997-09-16@ BAL148L  2-780-68146,185David WeathersJimmy KeyJimmy KeyDavid Weathers 80674957
1997-09-17@ MIN149W  7-681-6819,512Jaret WrightTravis MillerJaret WrightTravis MillerJose Mesa81375558
1997-09-18@ MIN150W  4-182-6819,564Orel HershiserBob TewksburyOrel HershiserBob TewksburyMichael Jackson81775661
1997-09-19@ KCA151L  3-1083-6910Bartolo ColonTim BelcherTim BelcherBartolo Colon 82076654
1997-09-19@ KCA152W  6-283-69116,973Brian AndersonRicky BonesBrian AndersonRicky BonesPaul Assenmacher82676858
1997-09-20@ KCA153L  2-583-70119,125Jeff JudenGlendon RuschGregg OlsonAlbie LopezJeff Montgomery82877355
1997-09-21@ KCA154L  0-183-71115,274Chad OgeaKevin AppierBrian BevilMichael Jackson 82877454
1997-09-23vs NYA155W  10-984-71143,039 Charles NagyKenny RogersJose MesaJeff Nelson 83878355
1997-09-24vs NYA156L  4-884-72142,976 Brian AndersonDwight GoodenDwight GoodenBrian Anderson 84279151
1997-09-25vs NYA157L  4-584-73143,004 Orel HershiserDavid ConeRamiro MendozaPaul ShueyMike Stanton84679650
1997-09-26vs MIN158W  7-285-73142,895 Chad OgeaBrad RadkeChad OgeaBrad Radke 85379855
1997-09-27vs MIN159W  10-686-74142,854 Jaret WrightTravis MillerBartolo ColonTravis Miller 86380459
1997-09-27vs MIN160L  4-686-74142,867 Jeff JudenDan SerafiniRick AguileraAlbie Lopez 86781057
1997-09-28vs MIN161L  1-586-75142,940 Charles NagyBob TewksburyBob TewksburyCharles Nagy 86881553


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