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Thursday, August 7,1997

Thursday, August 7,1997

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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 1997-08-07 St. Louis Cardinals  0 Atlanta Braves  3 box | pbp Turner Field Denny Neagle Todd Stottlemyre Mark Wohlers 46,687 2:55
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 San Francisco Giants  3 Chicago Cubs  6 box | pbp Wrigley Field Geremi Gonzalez Wilson Alvarez -- 24,510 3:08
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 San Diego Padres  0 Cincinnati Reds  7 box | pbp Cinergy Field Brett Tomko Danny Jackson -- 17,458 2:47
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 Los Angeles Dodgers  9 Montreal Expos  4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Hideo Nomo Jim Bullinger -- 14,214 3:15
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 Colorado Rockies  4 New York Mets  12 box | pbp Shea Stadium Mark Clark Bill Swift -- 29,536 2:17
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 Houston Astros  5 Philadelphia Phillies  6 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Billy Brewer Tom Martin -- 18,046 3:17
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 Florida Marlins  1 Pittsburgh Pirates  5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Marc Wilkins Al Leiter -- 18,042 3:18
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 Detroit Tigers  8 Kansas City Royals  4 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Glenn Dishman Tim Belcher -- 21,497 2:42
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 Boston Red Sox  7 Minnesota Twins  6 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Aaron Sele Shane Bowers Jim Corsi 11,899 3:08
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 Milwaukee Brewers  4 Oakland Athletics  5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Dane Johnson Doug Jones -- 8,001 3:37
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 Chicago White Sox  2 Seattle Mariners  3 box | pbp Kingdome Jeff Fassero Scott Eyre Heathcliff Slocumb 29,319 2:52
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 New York Yankees  4 Texas Rangers  2 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington David Cone Bobby Witt Mariano Rivera 39,918 3:18
1997 reg season 1997-08-07 Cleveland Indians  0 Toronto Blue Jays  4 box | pbp Rogers Centre Roger Clemens John Smiley -- 35,194 2:11
13 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 110 70 40 .636 0.0 571 420 151 W1 39-20 31-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 112 66 46 .589 5.0 592 460 132 W1 32-22 34-24 2 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 115 56 59 .487 16.5 642 617 25 W4 29-28 27-31 3 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 112 54 58 .482 17.0 438 470 -32 W3 27-28 27-30 4 9 16 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 112 53 59 .473 18.0 568 562 6 W1 21-30 32-29 5 10 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 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 109 57 52 .523 0.0 580 567 13 L3 29-26 28-26 1 5 11 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 112 55 57 .491 3.5 491 530 -39 L3 20-37 35-20 2 6 14 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 112 54 58 .482 4.5 537 561 -24 L2 26-33 28-25 3 8 17 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 113 50 63 .442 9.0 551 589 -38 L3 25-29 25-34 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 111 47 64 .423 11.0 505 557 -52 L1 21-32 26-32 5 13 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 Anaheim Angels franchise | log 114 65 49 .570 0.0 612 549 63 W2 29-29 36-20 1 3 5 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 113 64 49 .566 0.5 655 603 52 W1 33-26 31-23 2 4 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 113 52 61 .460 12.5 542 573 -31 L1 23-29 29-32 3 11 21 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 116 45 71 .388 21.0 531 670 -139 W2 20-40 25-31 4 14 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 116 73 43 .629 0.0 582 418 164 W2 37-24 36-19 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 113 66 47 .584 5.5 491 449 42 L1 29-27 37-20 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 113 64 49 .566 7.5 533 479 54 W1 29-31 35-18 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 112 58 54 .518 13.0 504 508 -4 L1 23-29 35-25 4 7 12 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 112 38 74 .339 33.0 441 635 -194 W2 15-42 23-32 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 Central Houston Astros franchise | log 115 61 54 .530 0.0 526 471 55 L4 28-31 33-23 1 6 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 115 57 58 .496 4.0 493 541 -48 W1 28-30 29-28 2 8 13 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 114 52 62 .456 8.5 461 457 4 L5 23-37 29-25 3 11 22 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 112 48 64 .429 11.5 430 534 -104 W1 19-33 29-31 4 12 24 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 115 46 69 .400 15.0 479 539 -60 W1 16-41 30-28 5 13 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 West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 115 64 51 .557 0.0 539 552 -13 L1 30-26 34-25 1 4 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 114 62 52 .544 1.5 515 434 81 W1 26-29 36-23 2 5 9 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 114 54 60 .474 9.5 580 630 -50 L1 28-28 26-32 3 9 18 -- dnq
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 116 54 62 .466 10.5 651 665 -14 L1 25-38 29-24 4 10 20 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
John Johnstone Oakland Athletics Hist Claimed on waivers from Giants by Athletics
Steve Montgomery Cleveland Indians Hist Claimed on waivers from Athletics by Indians
Lou Pote St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Dave Burba Cincinnati Reds Injury DL - Lower back spasms
Scott Brosius Oakland Athletics Injury DL - Strained rib cage muscle
Shane Mack Boston Red Sox Injury DL - Strained left quadriceps
6 record(s)