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Saturday, May 17,1997

Saturday, May 17,1997

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 St. Louis Cardinals  6 Atlanta Braves  11 box | pbp Turner Field John Smoltz Matt Morris -- 48,366 2:37
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 San Francisco Giants  4 Chicago Cubs  1 box | pbp Wrigley Field Mark Gardner Amaury Telemaco Rod Beck 34,309 2:25
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 San Diego Padres  6 Cincinnati Reds  2 box | pbp Cinergy Field Joey Hamilton Kent Mercker Trevor Hoffman 21,469 2:50
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 Los Angeles Dodgers  8 Montreal Expos  3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Hideo Nomo Carlos Perez -- 28,871 2:33
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 Colorado Rockies  1 New York Mets  3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bobby Jones John Thomson John Franco 23,987 2:36
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 Houston Astros  2 Philadelphia Phillies  4 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Curt Schilling Shane Reynolds Ricky Bottalico 17,138 2:27
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 Florida Marlins  11 Pittsburgh Pirates  1 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Pat Rapp Steve Cooke -- 32,066 2:52
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 Milwaukee Brewers  5 Anaheim Angels  6 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Troy Percival Mike Fetters -- 34,922 3:12
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 Detroit Tigers  9 Kansas City Royals  2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Tim Pugh Jim Pittsley -- 22,891 2:53
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 Boston Red Sox  4 Minnesota Twins  0 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Tom Gordon Brad Radke -- 18,388 2:40
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 Chicago White Sox  7 Oakland Athletics  6 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Danny Darwin Steve Karsay Roberto Hernandez 20,140 3:05
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 Baltimore Orioles  4 Seattle Mariners  3 box | pbp Kingdome Jimmy Key Scott Sanders Armando Benitez 57,304 3:30
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 New York Yankees  11 Texas Rangers  5 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Ramiro Mendoza John Burkett -- 46,625 3:21
1997 reg season 1997-05-17 Cleveland Indians  8 Toronto Blue Jays  1 box | pbp Rogers Centre Albie Lopez Woody Williams -- 36,220 2:47
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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.
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 40 27 13 .675 0.0 224 150 74 W2 12-6 15-7 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 42 25 17 .595 3.0 253 177 76 W1 13-9 12-8 2 2 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 39 21 18 .538 5.5 146 156 -10 L1 11-9 10-9 3 5 11 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 41 18 23 .439 9.5 212 202 10 W2 8-13 10-10 4 10 19 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 39 16 23 .410 10.5 206 214 -8 W1 9-12 7-11 5 12 22 -- 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 Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 0.0 184 189 -5 L2 11-9 9-10 1 7 14 Yes dnq
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 38 19 19 .500 0.5 184 197 -13 L5 5-13 14-6 2 8 17 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 39 19 20 .487 1.0 226 224 2 W1 10-12 9-8 3 9 18 -- Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 39 17 22 .436 3.0 191 217 -26 W3 7-11 10-11 4 11 20 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 42 16 26 .381 5.5 195 240 -45 L1 8-12 8-14 5 14 25 -- 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 Texas Rangers franchise | log 39 22 17 .564 0.0 186 173 13 L1 10-8 12-9 1 3 9 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 41 23 18 .561 0.0 236 232 4 L3 13-7 10-11 2 4 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 2.0 195 200 -5 W6 7-12 13-7 3 6 13 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 43 17 26 .395 7.0 193 260 -67 L2 7-16 10-10 4 13 23 -- 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 41 28 13 .683 0.0 205 131 74 W2 13-7 15-6 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 41 25 16 .610 3.0 176 142 34 W6 8-11 17-5 2 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 39 22 17 .564 5.0 217 195 22 L1 9-12 13-5 3 6 8 -- dnq
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 41 21 20 .512 7.0 182 149 33 W1 11-10 10-10 4 8 16 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 40 15 25 .375 12.5 146 216 -70 W1 7-13 8-12 5 12 26 -- 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 42 22 20 .524 0.0 170 156 14 L1 10-12 12-8 1 7 12 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 41 21 20 .512 0.5 166 198 -32 L2 12-9 9-11 2 9 15 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 40 17 23 .425 4.0 154 153 1 L2 6-15 11-8 3 10 21 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 40 13 27 .325 8.0 164 199 -35 L1 6-17 7-10 4 13 27 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 40 12 28 .300 9.0 139 220 -81 L1 6-17 6-11 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 San Francisco Giants franchise | log 39 24 15 .615 0.0 161 158 3 W1 11-6 13-9 1 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 39 23 16 .590 1.0 145 127 18 W1 9-7 14-9 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 40 23 17 .575 1.5 251 211 40 L1 11-10 12-7 3 5 7 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 39 15 24 .385 9.0 165 186 -21 W1 5-11 10-13 4 11 24 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
Tips/tools for using data gri ds:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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
Giovanni Carrara Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed to minor league contract
Dario Veras San Diego Padres Injury DL - Right shoulder inflammation
Joey Hamilton San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)