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Friday April 17,2009This 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 2009-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals7Chicago Cubs8BoxAaron HeilmanChris PerezCarlos Marmol
Cincinnati Reds2Houston Astros1BoxNick MassetJose ValverdeFrancisco Cordero
Colorado Rockies3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxGuillermo MotaAlan EmbreeJonathan Broxton
Milwaukee Brewers4New York Mets5BoxJ.J. PutzSeth McClung(none)
San Diego Padres8Philadelphia Phillies7BoxCla MeredithRyan MadsonHeath Bell
Atlanta Braves0Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxPaul MaholmJair JurrjensMatt Capps
Arizona Diamondbacks0San Francisco Giants2BoxJonathan SanchezDan HarenBrian Wilson
Florida Marlins3Washington Nationals2BoxLeo NunezSaul RiveraMatt Lindstrom
Baltimore Orioles8Boston Red Sox10BoxRamon RamirezDanys BaezJonathan Papelbon
Los Angeles Angels9Minnesota Twins11BoxMatt GuerrierJason BulgerJoe Nathan
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees6BoxBrian BruneyJensen LewisMariano Rivera
Detroit Tigers3Seattle Mariners6BoxFelix HernandezJustin VerlanderBrandon Morrow
Chicago White Sox5Tampa Bay Rays6BoxJames ShieldsMatt ThorntonTroy Percival
Kansas City Royals12Texas Rangers3BoxGil MecheMatt Harrison(none)
Oakland Athletics8Toronto Blue Jays5BoxAndrew BaileyBrandon LeagueBrad Ziegler

Standings as of 2009-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1082.800--6479-155-13-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1525696.368
222New York Yankees1183.7270.55962-32-06-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1519556.629
31021Toronto Blue Jays1257.4174.08256262-33-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre1507080.467
41327Boston Red Sox1037.3005.04753-61-32-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1529260.605
51428Tampa Bay Rays1138.2735.5574891-42-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1518170.536
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Detroit Tigers1064.600--5949104-12-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1538073.523
3817Kansas City Royals1055.5001.04332113-32-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1526092.395
2716Chicago White Sox1055.5001.0424204-21-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1527478.487
41124Cleveland Indians1147.3642.55876-182-12-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1516190.404
51225Minnesota Twins1248.3333.05077-274-50-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1518368.550
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners1174.636--5335182-25-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1517873.517
248Los Angeles Angels1064.6000.54550-53-33-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1529161.599
4620Texas Rangers1055.5001.5747404-31-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1528270.539
3912Oakland Athletics1055.5001.5454502-43-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1527082.461
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Florida Marlins1073.700--6135264-23-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium1528072.526
2510Atlanta Braves1064.6001.04550-54-22-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1528072.526
3611Philadelphia Phillies954.5561.54962-131-34-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1538865.575
41013New York Mets1055.5002.0524572-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field1526587.428
51529Washington Nationals927.2224.54459-151-21-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMichael RizzoNationals Park1535796.373
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds963.667--3844-63-23-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1537281.471
2919Chicago Cubs1055.5001.5524482-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1517873.517
3718Houston Astros1055.5001.52749-222-23-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1526983.454
4815St. Louis Cardinals1266.5001.57249234-32-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1508565.567
51323Milwaukee Brewers1046.4002.54557-122-42-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park1527676.500
61222Pittsburgh Pirates1046.4002.5413382-22-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1515893.384
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Diego Padres1183.727--524575-23-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1516784.444
247Los Angeles Dodgers1174.6361.05933264-03-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1518863.583
31114Arizona Diamondbacks1055.5002.53860-225-40-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1526587.428
41426Colorado Rockies936.3334.0473980-33-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1538964.582
51630San Francisco Giants1028.2005.53553-182-20-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1528666.566


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Walin CabreraP27.020Claimed off waivers by Twins from Rockies