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Tuesday, November 18,1997

Tuesday, November 18,1997

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1997 Final Standings
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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 162 98 64 .605 0.0 812 681 131 W2 52-29 46-35 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 162 96 66 .593 2.0 891 688 203 W5 49-33 47-33 2 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 162 79 83 .488 19.0 784 790 -6 L5 37-44 42-39 3 7 14 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 162 78 84 .481 20.0 851 857 -6 L3 39-42 39-42 4 9 18 -- dnq
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 162 76 86 .469 22.0 654 694 -40 W4 34-47 42-39 5 11 20 -- 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 161 86 75 .534 0.0 868 815 53 L2 42-38 44-37 1 4 9 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 161 80 81 .497 6.0 779 833 -54 W1 35-45 45-36 2 6 13 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 161 78 83 .484 8.0 681 742 -61 L2 31-50 47-33 3 8 16 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 162 68 94 .420 18.5 772 861 -89 W2 33-48 35-46 4 12 26 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 161 67 94 .416 19.0 747 820 -73 L1 34-47 33-47 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 162 90 72 .556 0.0 925 833 92 L1 45-36 45-36 1 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 162 84 78 .519 6.0 829 794 35 L1 38-42 46-36 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 162 77 85 .475 13.0 807 823 -16 W1 38-43 39-42 3 10 19 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 162 65 97 .401 25.0 764 946 -182 W1 30-51 35-46 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 162 101 61 .623 0.0 791 581 210 L2 51-30 50-31 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 162 92 70 .568 9.0 740 669 71 L4 40-41 52-29 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 162 88 74 .543 13.0 777 709 68 W2 38-43 50-31 3 5 7 -- dnq
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 162 78 84 .481 23.0 691 740 -49 L1 33-48 45-36 4 9 17 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 162 68 94 .420 33.0 668 840 -172 W3 30-51 38-43 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 Central Houston Astros franchise | log 162 84 78 .519 0.0 777 660 117 L1 38-43 46-35 1 6 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 162 79 83 .488 5.0 725 760 -35 W1 36-45 43-38 2 8 15 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 162 76 86 .469 8.0 651 764 -113 W1 36-45 40-41 3 10 22 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 162 73 89 .451 11.0 689 708 -19 W2 32-49 41-40 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 162 68 94 .420 16.0 687 759 -72 L2 26-55 42-39 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 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 162 90 72 .556 0.0 784 793 -9 L1 42-39 48-33 1 3 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 162 88 74 .543 2.0 742 645 97 L1 41-40 47-34 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 162 83 79 .512 7.0 923 908 15 W1 36-45 47-34 3 7 12 -- dnq
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 162 76 86 .469 14.0 795 891 -96 W1 37-44 39-42 4 11 21 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Bobby Abreu Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Houston Astros by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Joel Adamson Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Milwaukee Brewers by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Gabe Alvarez Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from San Diego Padres by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Brian Anderson Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Cleveland Indians by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Tony Batista Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Oakland Athletics by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Mike Bell Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Anaheim Angels by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Yamil Benitez Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Kansas City Royals by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Brian Boehringer Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from New York Yankees by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Jason Boyd Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Philadelphia Phillies by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Brent Brede Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Minnesota Twins by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Rich Butler Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Toronto Blue Jays by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Miguel Cairo Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Chicago Cubs by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Dan Carlson Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from San Francisco Giants by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Hector Carrasco Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Kansas City Royals by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Chris Clemons Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Chicago White Sox by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Joey Cora Seattle Mariners Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Bryan Corey Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Detroit Tigers by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Steve Cox Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Oakland Athletics by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Omar Daal Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Toronto Blue Jays by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
David Dellucci Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Baltimore Orioles by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Edwin Diaz Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Texas Rangers by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Mike DiFelice Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from St. Louis Cardinals by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Mike Duvall Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Florida Marlins by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Todd Erdos Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from San Diego Padres by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Vaughn Eshelman Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Oakland Athletics by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jorge Fabregas Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Chicago White Sox by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Ben Ford Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from New York Yankees by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Hanley Frias Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Texas Rangers by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Karim Garcia Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Los Angeles Dodgers by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Rick Gorecki Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Los Angeles Dodgers by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Roberto Hernandez -- Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Jeff Huson Colorado Rockies Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Ryan Karp Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Philadelphia Phillies by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Marty Janzen Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Toronto Blue Jays by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Jason Johnson Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Pittsburgh Pirates by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Doug Jones Milwaukee Brewers Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Brooks Kieschnick Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Chicago Cubs by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Danny Klassen Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Milwaukee Brewers by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Tim Laker -- Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Aaron Ledesma Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Baltimore Orioles by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
John Leroy Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Atlanta Braves by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Cory Lidle Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from New York Mets by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Albie Lopez Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Cleveland Indians by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Tom Martin Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Houston Astros by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Quinton McCracken Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Colorado Rockies by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Chuck McElroy Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Chicago White Sox by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Fred McGriff Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Sold by Atlanta Braves to Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jim Mecir Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Boston Red Sox by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Carlos Mendoza Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from New York Mets by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Damian Miller Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Minnesota Twins by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Kurt Miller Chicago Cubs Hist Traded by Florida Marlins to Chicago Cubs for future considerations
Jose Paniagua Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Montreal Expos by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Herbert Perry Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Cleveland Indians by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Joe Randa Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Pittsburgh Pirates by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Jeff Reed Colorado Rockies Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1997-1997 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Bryan Rekar Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Colorado Rockies by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Kerry Robinson Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from St. Louis Cardinals by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Tony Saunders Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Florida Marlins by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Andy Sheets Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Seattle Mariners by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Bobby Smith Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Atlanta Braves by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Clint Sodowsky Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Pittsburgh Pirates by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Dennis Springer Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Anaheim Angels by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Russ Springer Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Houston Astros by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Kelly Stinnett Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Milwaukee Brewers by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Jeff Suppan Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Boston Red Sox by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Ramon Tatis Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Chicago Cubs by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Bubba Trammell Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Detroit Tigers by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Terrell Wade Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Atlanta Braves by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Neil Weber Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Montreal Expos by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Scott Winchester Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Cincinnati Reds by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Randy Winn Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Florida Marlins by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Bob Wolcott Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Selected from Seattle Mariners by Arizona Diamondbacks in expansion draft
Esteban Yan Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Baltimore Orioles by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Dmitri Young Tampa Bay Devil Rays Hist Selected from Cincinnati Reds by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in expansion draft
Scott Brosius New York Yankees Hist Traded from Oakland Athletics to New York Yankees for Kenny Rogers (11/7/1997)
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Dmitri Young Cincinnati Reds Hist Traded from Tampa Bay Devil Rays to Cincinnati Reds for Mike Kelly (11/11/1997)
Travis Fryman Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Traded from Detroit Tigers to Arizona Diamondbacks for Matt Drews, Gabe Alvarez and Joe Randa
Gabe Alvarez Detroit Tigers Hist Traded from Arizona Diamondbacks with Matt Drews and Joe Randa to Detroit Tigers for Travis Fryman
Joe Randa Detroit Tigers Hist Traded from Arizona Diamondbacks with Matt Drews and Gabe Alvarez to Detroit Tigers for Travis Fryman
Devon White Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Traded from Florida Marlins to Arizona Diamondbacks for Jesus Martinez
Harvey Pulliam Arizona Diamondbacks Hist Traded from Colorado Rockies to Arizona Diamondbacks for Chuck McElroy
Robb Nen San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Florida Marlins to San Francisco Giants for Joe Fontenot, Mick Pageler and Mike Villano
Joe Fontenot Florida Marlins Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Mick Pageler and Mike Villano to Florida Marlins for Robb Nen
Carl Pavano Montreal Expos Hist Traded from Boston Red Sox with Tony Armas to Montreal Expos for Pedro Martinez
Pedro Martinez Boston Red Sox Hist Traded from Montreal Expos to Boston Red Sox for Carl Pavano and Tony Armas (12/18/1997)
Jake Westbrook Montreal Expos Hist Traded from Colorado Rockies with Mark Hamlin and John Nicholson to Montreal Expos for Mike Lansing
Mike Lansing Colorado Rockies Hist Traded from Montreal Expos to Colorado Rockies for Mark Hamlin, John Nicholson and Jake Westbrook
Bobby Abreu Philadelphia Phillies Hist Traded from Tampa Bay Devil Rays to Philadelphia Phillies for Kevin Stocker
Kevin Stocker -- Hist Traded from Philadelphia Phillies to for Bobby Abreu
John Flaherty -- Hist Traded from San Diego Padres to for Brian Boehringer and Andy Sheets
90 record(s)