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Friday April 17,1998This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1998-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays0Anaheim Angels5BoxChuck FinleyRick Gorecki(none)
Cleveland Indians2Boston Red Sox3BoxTom GordonPaul Assenmacher(none)
New York Yankees11Detroit Tigers2BoxAndy PettitteJustin Thompson(none)
Seattle Mariners11Minnesota Twins6BoxJeff FasseroEric Milton(none)
Kansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics1BoxScott ServiceJim DoughertyJeff Montgomery
Baltimore Orioles4Texas Rangers6BoxRoger PavlikScott EricksonJohn Wetteland
Chicago White Sox1Toronto Blue Jays6BoxRoger ClemensJason Bere(none)
Florida Marlins5Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxRuss SpringerVic DarensbourgFelix Rodriguez
Los Angeles Dodgers11Chicago Cubs3BoxChan Ho ParkMark ClarkFrank Lankford
New York Mets3Cincinnati Reds4BoxMike RemlingerBobby JonesJeff Shaw
Montreal Expos3Houston Astros5BoxJohn HalamaDustin HermansonBilly Wagner
San Francisco Giants2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJose MercedesShawn EstesDoug Jones
San Diego Padres7Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBrian BoehringerJeff TabakaTrevor Hoffman
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals8BoxCliff PolitteMatt WhitesideKent Bottenfield

Standings as of 1998-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles15105.667--7156154-26-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1476978.469
247Boston Red Sox15105.667--766973-57-0W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1478265.558
354New York Yankees1284.6670.5767064-44-0W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I15010644.707
4611Tampa Bay Rays1486.5711.5727023-35-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1485593.372
51123Toronto Blue Jays1569.4004.06084-243-63-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1478265.558
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cleveland Indians14104.714--8568176-24-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1487969.534
2819Minnesota Twins1578.4673.510070304-33-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1476384.429
3920Kansas City Royals1679.4384.06986-174-43-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1456580.448
41021Chicago White Sox1468.4294.05481-274-52-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1487474.500
51430Detroit Tigers14311.2147.04791-441-82-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1486286.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers14104.714--9955443-27-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1487870.527
2717Anaheim Angels1477.5003.0655871-36-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1487870.527
31225Seattle Mariners16610.3755.0103105-23-53-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1457075.483
41329Oakland Athletics14311.2147.06983-140-63-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1487177.480
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Atlanta Braves1596.600--6948213-46-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1479750.660
2410New York Mets1596.600--6050103-36-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1477968.537
31016Philadelphia Phillies1477.5001.56269-72-65-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1486880.459
41426Montreal Expos15411.2675.04376-331-63-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1476186.415
51527Florida Marlins16412.2505.581101-201-63-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1465096.342
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers15105.667--7652247-23-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1476483.435
238St. Louis Cardinals16106.6250.510996134-36-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1467373.500
3613Chicago Cubs1697.5631.58370134-55-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1478166.551
4915Houston Astros1798.5292.09176154-55-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1459352.641
51118Cincinnati Reds1688.5002.58876123-45-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1466977.473
61222Pittsburgh Pirates17710.4124.05679-233-64-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1456283.428
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Diego Padres16133.813--9667296-37-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1468561.582
2712San Francisco Giants1697.5634.08061194-35-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1478067.544
3814Los Angeles Dodgers1587.5334.5635673-55-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1477572.510
41324Colorado Rockies16610.3757.092126-344-32-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1467175.486
51628Arizona Diamondbacks17413.2359.55197-462-82-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1456184.421


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jerrod RigganP23.336Released by Angels.