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Tuesday, August 26,1997

Tuesday, August 26,1997

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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 1997-08-26 Houston Astros  6 Atlanta Braves  7 box | pbp Turner Field Brad Clontz Billy Wagner -- 37,313 3:47
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 Florida Marlins  11 Chicago Cubs  0 box | pbp Wrigley Field Livan Hernandez Miguel Batista -- 23,646 3:06
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 Cincinnati Reds  5 Colorado Rockies  9 box | pbp Coors Field Mike DeJean Pedro Martinez -- 48,063 3:11
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 San Francisco Giants  6 New York Mets  2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Wilson Alvarez Rick Reed -- 20,113 3:12
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 San Diego Padres  2 Philadelphia Phillies  4 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Mike Grace Sterling Hitchcock Ricky Bottalico 14,491 2:27
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 Los Angeles Dodgers  6 Pittsburgh Pirates  4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Darren Dreifort Ricardo Rincon -- 13,689 2:56
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 Montreal Expos  7 St. Louis Cardinals  5 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Marc Valdes Dennis Eckersley Ugueth Urbina 23,211 3:11
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 Cleveland Indians  7 Anaheim Angels  8 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Darrell May Eric Plunk -- 21,012 3:07
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 Kansas City Royals  5 Baltimore Orioles  4 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Matt Whisenant Armando Benitez Jeff Montgomery 46,016 2:57
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 Texas Rangers  10 Milwaukee Brewers  11 box | pbp County Stadium Doug Jones Bryan Eversgerd -- 13,065 4:36
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 Detroit Tigers  2 Minnesota Twins  8 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Rich Robertson Justin Thompson Mike Trombley 10,562 2:32
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 New York Yankees  18 Oakland Athletics  2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Andy Pettitte Mike Oquist -- 14,301 3:11
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 Boston Red Sox  2 Seattle Mariners  8 box | pbp Kingdome Jamie Moyer Steve Avery -- 32,287 2:34
1997 reg season 1997-08-26 Chicago White Sox  8 Toronto Blue Jays  5 box | pbp Rogers Centre James Baldwin Woody Williams Matt Karchner 31,198 3:12
14 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 128 83 45 .648 0.0 657 492 165 L1 44-22 39-23 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 130 78 52 .600 6.0 717 547 170 W1 40-26 38-26 2 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 133 66 67 .496 19.5 740 727 13 L1 33-32 33-35 3 8 16 -- dnq
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 130 63 67 .485 21.0 534 560 -26 L1 32-34 31-33 4 9 17 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 131 61 70 .466 23.5 649 662 -13 L1 27-38 34-32 5 11 21 -- 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 128 67 61 .523 0.0 685 658 27 L2 32-30 35-31 1 5 11 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 131 66 65 .504 2.5 579 616 -37 W4 25-41 41-24 2 6 13 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 131 65 66 .496 3.5 641 671 -30 W2 30-36 35-30 3 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 128 53 75 .414 14.0 589 656 -67 W1 26-37 27-38 4 12 24 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 130 53 77 .408 15.0 617 690 -73 W1 26-39 27-38 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 Seattle Mariners franchise | log 132 74 58 .561 0.0 757 683 74 W1 36-29 38-29 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 132 72 60 .545 2.0 699 635 64 W1 31-34 41-26 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 132 62 70 .470 12.0 652 679 -27 L3 30-34 32-36 3 10 19 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 132 52 80 .394 22.0 612 765 -153 L1 23-43 29-37 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 131 81 50 .618 0.0 639 469 170 W1 40-26 41-24 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 130 76 54 .585 4.5 577 521 56 W1 33-31 43-23 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 131 70 61 .534 11.0 608 575 33 L3 31-35 39-26 3 5 9 -- dnq
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 130 65 65 .500 15.5 569 597 -28 W2 28-36 37-29 4 8 14 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 128 48 80 .375 31.5 530 699 -169 W3 21-44 27-36 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 131 69 62 .527 0.0 623 543 80 L1 31-33 38-29 1 6 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 133 67 66 .504 3.0 585 632 -47 L1 32-35 35-31 2 7 12 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 131 59 72 .450 10.0 523 523 0 L4 26-40 33-32 3 11 22 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 130 58 72 .446 10.5 513 620 -107 L1 26-39 32-33 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 132 53 79 .402 16.5 543 620 -77 L1 19-47 34-32 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 Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 133 74 59 .556 0.0 584 494 90 W1 34-33 40-26 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 132 73 59 .553 0.5 629 630 -1 W2 35-31 38-28 2 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 133 63 70 .474 11.0 740 762 -22 W1 27-42 36-28 3 9 18 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 133 62 71 .466 12.0 658 723 -65 L3 32-36 30-35 4 10 20 -- 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
Bill Swift Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Randy Veres -- Hist Released by Royals
Paul Wagner -- Hist Released by Pirates
Eric Gunderson Texas Rangers Injury DL - Strained right rib cage *While taking batting practice*
Mike Bielecki Atlanta Braves Injury DL - Right rotator cuff surgery
Clint Sodowsky Pittsburgh Pirates Injury DL - Arm soreness
Roberto Alomar Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
Pat Meares Minnesota Twins Hist Activated from Disabled List
8 record(s)
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