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Baseball on Wednesday, April 23, 1997

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Florida Marlins3Colorado Rockies7BoxJamey Wright (3-1)Kevin Brown (2-1)COL  A Galarraga (4)  FLO  G Sheffield (3)Jeff Reed (30.2)
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMark Guthrie (1-0)Mark Petkovsek (2-3)SLN  R Lankford (1)Mike Piazza (27.7)
Chicago Cubs3Montreal Expos4BoxJim Bullinger (1-3)Terry Mulholland (0-3)NoneMark Grudzielanek (29.2)
Cincinnati Reds2New York Mets10BoxMark Clark (2-1)Mike Morgan (0-2)NYN  T Hundley 2 (5)Todd Hundley (30.8)
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRicardo Rincon (2-1)Jerry Spradlin (0-1)NoneJose Guillen (21.1)
Houston Astros11San Diego Padres7BoxRamon Garcia (2-0)Tim Worrell (1-3)HOU  J Bagwell (5)  SDN  G Vaughn (4)Tony Gwynn (39.6)
Atlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants4BoxDoug Henry (2-0)Alan Embree (1-1)ATL  R Klesko (2)  SFN  B Bonds (2)Jeff Kent (11.6)
Toronto Blue Jays4Los Angeles Angels5BoxRich DeLucia (2-0)Paul Spoljaric (0-2)ANA  J Edmonds (4)  TOR  O Merced (2)Gary DiSarcina (24.0)
Chicago White Sox11Baltimore Orioles9BoxTony Castillo (2-2)Armando Benitez (0-2)BAL  E Davis (2)  CHA  D Martinez (1), L Mouton (1)Eric Davis (51.1)
Boston Red Sox7Cleveland Indians11BoxJack McDowell (1-2)Ricky Trlicek (2-4)BOS  M Vaughn (4)  CLE  J Thome (4)Matt Williams (34.3)
Milwaukee Brewers5New York Yankees10BoxKenny Rogers (2-1)Ben McDonald (2-2)NoneTino Martinez (33.5)
Minnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics6BoxAriel Prieto (2-0)Rich Robertson (2-1)MIN  C Knoblauch (1)  OAK  M McGwire (8), S Spiezio (3)Scott Spiezio (29.4)
Kansas City Royals12Seattle Mariners10BoxRandy Veres (1-0)Edwin Hurtado (1-1)KCA  D Howard (1), J King (4)  SEA  K Griffey (10)Russ Davis (47.8)
Detroit Tigers1Texas Rangers2BoxJohn Wetteland (1-0)Doug Brocail (0-2)TEX  I Rodriguez (2)Tony Clark (19.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins119.550--991055-76-2L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers88.5002.068733-65-2L4Game Log
Cleveland Indians910.4741.51181355-54-5W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals810.4442.083925-53-5W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox614.3005.0901113-63-8W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles125.706--90675-47-1L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox109.5263.0111935-55-4L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays99.5003.580695-44-5L1Game Log
New York Yankees1011.4764.0122957-73-4W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers912.4295.01181304-65-6L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners138.619--1291246-17-7L1Game Log
Texas Rangers98.5292.072713-36-5W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1010.5002.590984-66-4W1Game Log
Anaheim Angels910.4743.01031104-45-6W1Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros137.650--91677-56-2W4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates99.5003.061844-45-5W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals712.3685.554654-103-2L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds614.3007.0711262-124-2L4Game Log
Chicago Cubs216.11110.050942-100-6L2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves145.737--102586-48-1L1Game Log
Florida Marlins109.5264.071733-77-2L5Game Log
Montreal Expos99.5004.586974-65-3W4Game Log
New York Mets812.4006.585773-65-6W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies613.3168.061834-72-6L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants144.778--70545-09-4W1Game Log
Colorado Rockies135.7221.0141946-27-3W3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers117.6113.067513-18-6W1Game Log
San Diego Padres99.5005.082693-16-8L2Game Log

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