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Baseball on Wednesday, August 13, 1997

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Pittsburgh Pirates2Atlanta Braves1BoxJon Lieber (7-12)John Smoltz (11-10)NoneMark Lemke (15.2)
Philadelphia Phillies12Colorado Rockies8BoxMark Leiter (8-12)Jamey Wright (6-8)COL  E Burks (20), A Galarraga (31), J Reed (10)  PHI  M Lieberthal (17)Mark Leiter (23.8)
Florida Marlins8Houston Astros6BoxAlex Fernandez (15-8)Jose Lima (1-6)HOU  J Bagwell (33), D Bell (9)Jeff Conine (46.0)
Montreal Expos1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTom Candiotti (9-4)Carlos Perez (11-8)LAN  T Zeile (23)  MON  M Lansing (15)Todd Zeile (15.4)
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres0BoxMike Morgan (4-10)Pete Smith (4-3)NoneEduardo Perez (14.1)
Chicago Cubs6San Francisco Giants5BoxGeremi Gonzalez (9-5)Mark Gardner (12-6)CHN  D Clark (4), K Orie (7), S Sosa (26)  SFN  S Javier (7), B Mueller (5)Kevin Orie (32.1)
New York Mets5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxCory Lidle (6-1)Tony Fossas (1-5)SLN  M McGwire 2 (38)Mark McGwire (55.0)
Oakland Athletics4Baltimore Orioles2BoxAndrew Lorraine (1-0)Mike Mussina (13-5)OAK  M Bellhorn (4), B Mayne (3), J McDonald (3)Jason McDonald (15.6)
Texas Rangers7Boston Red Sox6BoxTanyon Sturtze (1-0)Steve Avery (6-3)BOS  W Cordero (15), J Valentin (14)  TEX  J Gonzalez 2 (28)Juan Gonzalez (24.6)
Los Angeles Angels2Chicago White Sox5BoxScott Eyre (1-2)Allen Watson (10-7)CHA  M Cameron (10), F Thomas (27)Mike Cameron (44.5)
Detroit Tigers13Cleveland Indians3Box G1Willie Blair (12-5)John Smiley (10-12)DET  D Easley (18), B Higginson 2 (23), P Nevin (6)Phil Nevin (19.8)
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians9Box G2Orel Hershiser (10-5)Glenn Dishman (1-1)NoneBrian Giles (10.2)
Kansas City Royals3New York Yankees9BoxHideki Irabu (3-2)Tim Belcher (11-11)KCA  C Davis (19)  NYA  T Martinez (39), P O'Neill (17)Tino Martinez (16.2)
Minnesota Twins2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxPaul Quantrill (5-4)Mike Trombley (1-2)MIN  C Knoblauch (9)  TOR  J Carter (18)Denny Hocking (16.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians6056.517--61760429-2631-30W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5859.4962.555757628-3430-25W4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5760.4873.551155622-4035-20W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5168.42910.557062625-3126-37L5Game Log
Kansas City Royals4967.42211.052958623-3526-32L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7342.635--59443341-2132-21L1Game Log
New York Yankees7048.5934.563048535-2335-25W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5860.49216.546848527-2831-32W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox5863.47918.066965929-2829-35L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers5663.47119.059859924-3432-29L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners6652.559--67761633-2633-26L1Game Log
Anaheim Angels6653.5550.562857529-3137-22L3Game Log
Texas Rangers5862.4839.058860229-3029-32W4Game Log
Oakland Athletics4873.39719.554769421-4127-32W1Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6556.537--57350131-3234-24L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5961.4925.551756530-3329-28W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5465.45410.047847623-3731-28L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5266.44111.545855821-3431-32W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs4972.40516.050156018-4231-30W2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves7547.615--59743937-2438-23L2Game Log
Florida Marlins6950.5804.551548032-3037-20W1Game Log
New York Mets6653.5557.556051630-3236-21W1Game Log
Montreal Expos6058.50813.052053124-3136-27L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4275.35930.547065119-4323-32W4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants6754.554--56657332-2735-27L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6555.5421.553545627-3138-24W1Game Log
San Diego Padres5763.4759.560165330-2927-34L1Game Log
Colorado Rockies5764.47110.068069925-3832-26L2Game Log

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