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Wednesday, September 17,1997

Wednesday, September 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 1997-09-17 New York Mets 2 Atlanta Braves 10 box | pbp Turner Field Greg Maddux Bobby Jones -- 40,974 2:37
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 St. Louis Cardinals 12 Chicago Cubs 9 box | pbp Wrigley Field Matt Morris Miguel Batista -- 27,284 3:02
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Montreal Expos 4 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Cinergy Field Jim Bullinger Stan Belinda Ugueth Urbina 15,757 2:47
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Philadelphia Phillies 5 Florida Marlins 2 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Garrett Stephenson Livan Hernandez Ricky Bottalico 0 2:35
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Philadelphia Phillies 2 Florida Marlins 5 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Tony Saunders Mark Leiter Robb Nen 26,305 3:04
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Houston Astros 8 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Shane Reynolds Jason Schmidt -- 27,422 2:52
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Colorado Rockies 4 San Diego Padres 5 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Andy Ashby John Thomson Trevor Hoffman 15,768 2:22
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 San Francisco Giants 2 box | pbp Candlestick Park Kirk Rueter Chan Ho Park Roberto Hernandez 56,625 2:26
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Oakland Athletics 4 Anaheim Angels 8 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Allen Watson Eric Ludwick -- 16,800 3:19
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Milwaukee Brewers 8 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Oriole Park at Camden Yards Jeff D'Amico Scott Erickson -- 45,616 3:19
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Ron Mahay Paul Quantrill Tom Gordon 23,648 2:37
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Chicago White Sox 8 Kansas City Royals 4 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium James Baldwin Scott Service Keith Foulke 11,806 3:03
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Cleveland Indians 7 Minnesota Twins 6 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Jaret Wright Travis Miller Jose Mesa 9,512 2:53
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Detroit Tigers 2 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ramiro Mendoza Brian Moehler -- 19,331 2:46
1997 reg season 1997-09-17 Seattle Mariners 4 Texas Rangers 5 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Danny Patterson Heathcliff Slocumb -- 30,467 2:56
15 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 151 92 59 .609 0.0 757 626 131 L1 48-27 44-32 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 151 88 63 .583 4.0 824 645 179 W5 44-32 44-31 2 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 151 74 77 .490 18.0 732 728 4 L1 33-43 41-34 3 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 152 74 78 .487 18.5 816 815 1 W1 37-38 37-40 4 9 17 -- dnq
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 151 71 80 .470 21.0 614 652 -38 L3 33-43 38-37 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 149 81 68 .544 0.0 813 755 58 W1 40-35 41-33 1 4 8 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 149 74 75 .497 7.0 639 692 -53 W2 30-46 44-29 2 6 14 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 151 74 77 .490 8.0 727 786 -59 W1 32-44 42-33 3 8 16 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 149 61 88 .409 20.0 697 771 -74 L2 31-43 30-45 4 12 25 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 150 61 89 .407 20.5 718 809 -91 L1 29-45 32-44 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 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 152 84 68 .553 0.0 866 786 80 L1 41-35 43-33 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 152 79 73 .520 5.0 779 745 34 W1 34-41 45-32 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 152 72 80 .474 12.0 747 772 -25 W2 33-42 39-38 3 10 19 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 152 61 91 .401 23.0 715 875 -160 L3 27-50 34-41 4 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 East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 151 94 57 .623 0.0 751 543 208 W3 48-27 46-30 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 151 88 63 .583 6.0 685 610 75 W1 38-37 50-26 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 152 82 70 .539 12.5 725 666 59 L3 35-41 47-29 3 5 9 -- dnq
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 151 75 76 .497 19.0 650 684 -34 W1 32-44 43-32 4 8 13 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 152 62 90 .408 32.5 622 787 -165 L1 28-49 34-41 5 14 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 151 77 74 .510 0.0 723 623 100 W2 35-41 42-33 1 7 12 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 152 73 79 .480 4.5 665 722 -57 L1 34-42 39-37 2 9 18 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 151 70 81 .464 7.0 647 645 2 W1 31-45 39-36 3 11 22 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 151 69 82 .457 8.0 593 714 -121 L2 31-44 38-38 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 152 64 88 .421 13.5 648 709 -61 L1 24-51 40-37 5 13 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 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 152 84 68 .553 0.0 686 592 94 L1 38-38 46-30 1 3 5 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 152 83 69 .546 1.0 714 742 -28 W1 38-37 45-32 2 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 152 78 74 .513 6.0 866 847 19 L2 33-44 45-30 3 6 11 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 152 72 80 .474 12.0 746 824 -78 W1 35-41 37-39 4 10 20 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Dave Veres Montreal Expos Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)