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Thursday, April 17,1997

Thursday, April 17,1997

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1997 reg season 1997-04-17 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Florida Marlins 2 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Mark Hutton Mark Petkovsek -- 23,910 2:22
1997 reg season 1997-04-17 Cincinnati Reds 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Esteban Loaiza Mike Morgan John Ericks 6,039 2:53
1997 reg season 1997-04-17 Cleveland Indians 4 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Steve Kline Ricky Trlicek Jose Mesa 17,988 3:36
1997 reg season 1997-04-17 Baltimore Orioles 1 Chicago White Sox 0 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Mike Mussina Danny Darwin Randy Myers 14,674 2:37
1997 reg season 1997-04-17 Seattle Mariners 8 Detroit Tigers 6 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jeff Fassero Jose Bautista Norm Charlton 8,973 3:41
1997 reg season 1997-04-17 Texas Rangers 5 Kansas City Royals 1 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Darren Oliver Tim Belcher -- 13,790 2:31
1997 reg season 1997-04-17 New York Yankees 4 Milwaukee Brewers 5 box | pbp County Stadium Bob Wickman Graeme Lloyd -- 8,018 3:31
1997 reg season 1997-04-17 Anaheim Angels 3 Minnesota Twins 4 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Greg Swindell Mike James -- 11,646 3:24
1997 reg season 1997-04-17 Oakland Athletics 4 Toronto Blue Jays 5 box | pbp Rogers Centre Paul Quantrill Buddy Groom Mike Timlin 25,625 2:55
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 13 10 3 .769 0.0 65 49 16 W1 4-3 6-0 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 3.0 91 67 24 L1 4-4 4-3 2 5 13 Yes dnq
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 12 6 6 .500 3.5 48 38 10 W2 2-1 4-5 3 7 14 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 4.5 95 104 -9 L2 3-5 4-4 4 10 18 -- dnq
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 15 5 10 .333 6.0 78 71 7 L5 4-6 1-4 5 13 22 -- Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 11 7 4 .636 0.0 41 34 7 W2 2-2 5-2 1 3 8 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 1.0 73 83 -10 W2 2-5 6-2 2 6 12 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 13 6 7 .462 2.0 56 55 1 L2 4-3 2-4 3 9 16 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 2.5 86 100 -14 W1 5-5 1-3 4 11 20 -- Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 14 4 10 .286 4.5 60 75 -15 L1 2-5 2-5 5 14 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 15 10 5 .667 0.0 93 85 8 W4 6-1 4-4 1 2 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 12 7 5 .583 1.5 49 46 3 W4 3-3 4-2 2 4 11 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 15 7 8 .467 3.0 63 77 -14 L4 2-5 5-3 3 8 15 -- dnq
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 14 6 8 .429 3.5 73 87 -14 L2 3-3 3-5 4 12 19 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 14 11 3 .786 0.0 71 38 33 W5 3-2 8-1 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 14 10 4 .714 1.0 58 43 15 W2 3-2 7-2 2 4 5 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 12 5 7 .417 5.0 58 74 -16 L1 2-4 3-3 3 9 21 -- dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 14 4 10 .286 7.0 47 58 -11 L1 3-6 1-4 4 11 26 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 13 3 10 .231 7.5 30 59 -29 L5 3-6 0-4 5 13 27 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 15 9 6 .600 0.0 60 50 10 W1 3-4 6-2 1 7 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 13 6 7 .462 2.0 44 58 -14 W1 4-4 2-3 2 8 17 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 15 5 10 .333 4.0 53 97 -44 L4 1-8 4-2 3 10 23 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 14 4 10 .286 4.5 42 50 -8 L2 1-8 3-2 4 12 25 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 12 0 12 .000 7.5 31 64 -33 L12 0-6 0-6 5 14 28 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 13 10 3 .769 0.0 105 63 42 W3 6-2 4-1 1 3 3 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 13 10 3 .769 0.0 56 41 15 W6 5-0 5-3 2 2 4 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 13 9 4 .692 1.0 54 36 18 W1 3-1 6-3 3 5 6 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 13 8 5 .615 2.0 63 41 22 W1 3-1 5-4 4 6 9 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Hensley Meulens Montreal Expos Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Todd Van Poppel Kansas City Royals Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Roger Cedeno Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Erik Hanson Toronto Blue Jays Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)