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Baseball on Wednesday, August 20, 1997


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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Colorado Rockies5Cincinnati Reds3BoxFrank Castillo (10-10)Gabe White (1-1)CIN  E Perez (13)  COL  E Burks (23), V Castilla (32)Ellis Burks (12.9)
Chicago Cubs5Florida Marlins6BoxLivan Hernandez (7-0)Kevin Tapani (2-3)CHN  L Johnson (3)  FLO  G Sheffield (14)Jim Eisenreich (27.9)
Atlanta Braves3Houston Astros1BoxTom Glavine (11-6)Shane Reynolds (6-8)ATL  J Lopez (19)Michael Tucker (16.3)
St. Louis Cardinals6Montreal Expos3BoxCurtis King (3-0)Steve Kline (3-2)SLN  T Lampkin (6)Ryan McGuire (38.6)
San Diego Padres3Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJason Schmidt (8-6)Andy Ashby (6-9)NoneJoe Randa (21.8)
New York Yankees7Los Angeles Angels3Box G1Dwight Gooden (7-4)Ken Hill (6-10)ANA  R Henderson (7)  NYA  J Posada (2)Tino Martinez (17.0)
New York Yankees8Los Angeles Angels5Box G2Hideki Irabu (4-2)Mark Langston (2-4)ANA  J Edmonds (20), T Salmon (24)  NYA  D Jeter 2 (7), R Sanchez (2)Rey Sanchez (32.0)
Toronto Blue Jays6Chicago White Sox12BoxJames Baldwin (9-13)Robert Person (5-9)CHA  A Belle (24)  TOR  C Delgado (26), R Perez (2)Albert Belle (26.4)
Minnesota Twins11Detroit Tigers1BoxBrad Radke (17-7)Scott Sanders (4-11)DET  M Nieves (17)  MIN  D Hocking (2), M Lawton (8), T Steinbach (12)Denny Hocking (26.6)
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Royals2BoxJimmy Key (14-7)Glendon Rusch (5-9)BAL  R Palmeiro 2 (28)  KCA  Y Benitez (5)Rafael Palmeiro (35.9)
Boston Red Sox7Oakland Athletics5Box G1Tim Wakefield (8-14)Jimmy Haynes (1-3)OAK  J Canseco (22)Mo Vaughn (17.8)
Boston Red Sox5Oakland Athletics4Box G2Joe Hudson (2-0)Don Wengert (5-10)OAK  J Giambi (15)Mo Vaughn (34.4)
Cleveland Indians0Seattle Mariners1BoxRandy Johnson (17-4)Charles Nagy (12-9)SEA  E Martinez (22)Jay Buhner (20.0)
Milwaukee Brewers6Texas Rangers2BoxBryce Florie (4-4)Terry Clark (1-5)MIL  J Burnitz (22), F Vina (3)Jeff Cirillo (19.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians6558.528--65963230-2735-31L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6263.4964.054858425-4137-22W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox6264.4924.560863228-3434-30W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals5271.42313.056562625-3727-34L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5273.41614.059766826-3626-37W1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7944.642--63647843-2236-22W1Game Log
New York Yankees7550.6005.067752037-2438-26W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6463.50417.071468231-2833-35W6Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays6065.48020.050453029-3331-32L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers5867.46422.062063524-3534-32L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners7056.556--71264836-2934-27W1Game Log
Anaheim Angels6958.5431.567261531-3438-24L2Game Log
Texas Rangers6067.47210.560964230-3230-35L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics5077.39420.558672823-4327-34L4Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6660.524--59252431-3235-28L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6363.5003.055359432-3531-28W3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5867.4647.550749825-3733-30W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5569.44410.048458123-3632-33L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5077.39416.552059519-4731-30L2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves7849.614--61245240-2638-23W2Game Log
Florida Marlins7352.5844.055251032-3041-22W2Game Log
New York Mets6757.5409.557954131-3536-22L4Game Log
Montreal Expos6163.49215.554456925-3436-29L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4577.36930.550367821-4424-33L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants7156.559--60460933-2838-28W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6857.5442.054847128-3140-26W1Game Log
Colorado Rockies6165.4849.570971926-3935-26W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6066.47610.562667930-3130-35L3Game Log


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