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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 2008-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds9Chicago Cubs2BoxEdinson VolquezTed Lilly(none)
Atlanta Braves8Florida Marlins0BoxJohn SmoltzRicky Nolasco(none)
Washington Nationals2New York Mets3BoxJorge SosaJoel Hanrahan(none)
Houston Astros2Philadelphia Phillies10BoxBrett MyersBrandon Backe(none)
Colorado Rockies2San Diego Padres1BoxKip WellsGlendon Rusch(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBrian ShouseBrad ThompsonEric Gagne
Kansas City Royals3Los Angeles Angels5BoxJon GarlandBrett TomkoFrancisco Rodriguez
Chicago White Sox5Baltimore Orioles6BoxGeorge SherrillBoone Logan(none)
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians11BoxFausto CarmonaJustin Verlander(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Minnesota Twins3BoxJason HammelBoof BonserJ.P. Howell
Boston Red Sox7New York Yankees5BoxJosh BeckettMike Mussina(none)
Seattle Mariners8Oakland Athletics1BoxCarlos SilvaLenny DiNardo(none)
Texas Rangers4Toronto Blue Jays1BoxVicente PadillaRoy HalladayC.J. Wilson

Standings as of 2008-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Boston Red Sox17107.588--8286-44-26-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1458560.586
2410Baltimore Orioles1697.5630.56975-67-32-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1455986.407
3812New York Yankees1798.5291.07678-25-44-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1458065.552
4916Toronto Blue Jays1688.5001.58263193-55-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1467868.534
51021Tampa Bay Rays1679.4382.58571143-54-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1469056.616
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago White Sox1596.600--8359244-35-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1488068.541
2511Kansas City Royals1697.5630.5555143-36-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1466680.452
31224Minnesota Twins1679.4382.56673-74-53-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1478166.551
41328Cleveland Indians16610.3753.57485-114-62-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1467571.514
51429Detroit Tigers16511.3134.564105-412-63-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1466977.473
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Los Angeles Angels17107.588--867884-46-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1459055.621
2714Oakland Athletics1798.5291.06567-23-66-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1446678.458
3613Seattle Mariners1798.5291.08574115-34-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1455293.359
41122Texas Rangers1679.4382.56875-72-65-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1467274.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144Florida Marlins1596.600--6683-175-44-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1467571.514
269New York Mets1486.5710.57251216-32-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1488167.547
3715Philadelphia Phillies1688.5001.5746955-43-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1468462.575
41325Atlanta Braves1569.4003.08062183-23-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1476681.449
51630Washington Nationals16412.2505.55584-292-52-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1455590.379
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals16115.688--7456187-24-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1467571.514
256Chicago Cubs1596.6001.5827755-44-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1468858.603
333Milwaukee Brewers1596.6001.5746594-25-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1478166.551
4920Pittsburgh Pirates1578.4673.57288-163-34-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1476087.408
51223Cincinnati Reds1679.4384.06974-54-33-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWayne KrivskyGreat American Ballpark1466779.459
61427Houston Astros16610.3755.06070-103-33-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1458065.552
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks15114.733--9353405-16-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1477176.483
2817San Diego Padres1688.5003.55059-95-53-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1465591.377
31019Colorado Rockies1578.4674.05874-163-34-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1476780.456
41118Los Angeles Dodgers1578.4674.07052185-42-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1477770.524
51526San Francisco Giants16610.3755.54981-325-51-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1466680.452