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Baseball on Wednesday, April 17, 1996

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles6BoxArthur Rhodes (2-0)Mike Maddux (0-1)BAL  R Alomar (2)Roberto Alomar (25.0)
Toronto Blue Jays1California Angels5BoxChuck Finley (3-1)Paul Quantrill (0-3)NoneGary DiSarcina (33.0)
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals1BoxAlex Fernandez (2-1)Kevin Appier (1-2)CHA  H Baines (3), D Martinez (1)Ray Durham (19.8)
New York Yankees4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxRicky Bones (1-2)David Cone (2-1)NoneJose Valentin (22.8)
Cleveland Indians8Minnesota Twins9BoxGreg Hansell (1-0)Paul Shuey (0-1)CLE  M Ramirez (2)  MIN  M Cordova (1), P Meares (2), S Stahoviak (3)Pat Meares (50.8)
Detroit Tigers3Seattle Mariners8BoxMichael Jackson (1-0)Randy Veres (0-1)SEA  P Sorrento (4)Jay Buhner (44.9)
Oakland Athletics1Texas Rangers12BoxKen Hill (3-1)Carlos Reyes (1-3)TEX  D Palmer (2)Ivan Rodriguez (20.6)
Florida Marlins2Atlanta Braves4BoxGreg Maddux (2-1)John Burkett (1-2)NoneChipper Jones (34.0)
Cincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs8BoxTurk Wendell (1-0)Johnny Ruffin (0-1)CHN  S Sosa 2 (4)Luis Gonzalez (30.4)
San Diego Padres11Colorado Rockies6BoxBryce Florie (1-0)Marvin Freeman (1-2)SDN  M Newfield (3)Sean Bergman (24.3)
Philadelphia Phillies9Montreal Expos3BoxTerry Mulholland (2-1)Rheal Cormier (0-1)MON  M Grudzielanek (2)  PHI  M Lieberthal (1), M Whiten (2)Lenny Dykstra (12.1)
Houston Astros7New York Mets5BoxDarryl Kile (1-2)Paul Wilson (0-1)HOU  J Bagwell (6), D Bell (2)  NYN  R Brogna (2), B Gilkey (5), T Hundley (6)Jeff Bagwell (21.2)
Los Angeles Dodgers11San Francisco Giants2BoxAntonio Osuna (1-2)Mark Leiter (1-2)LAN  D DeShields (1)Mike Blowers (16.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxDonovan Osborne (1-0)Danny Darwin (1-2)PIT  O Merced (2)  SLN  R Lankford (4)Ray Lankford (26.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians76.538--69625-32-3L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers66.5000.565602-34-3W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins67.4621.071722-34-4W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox68.4291.569724-52-3W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals59.3572.551652-63-3L1Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles112.846--65412-19-1W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers88.5004.51011194-64-2L1Game Log
New York Yankees66.5004.558532-54-1L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays68.4295.575823-33-5L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox212.1439.546891-71-5L7Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Seattle Mariners114.733--102714-27-2W7Game Log
Texas Rangers104.7140.584562-38-1W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics68.4294.589864-42-4L2Game Log
California Angels68.4294.567842-64-2W1Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals96.600--69733-36-3W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs86.5710.579602-36-3W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds87.5331.083993-25-5L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates77.5001.571645-32-4L1Game Log
Houston Astros78.4672.081984-23-6W2Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos86.571--77645-43-2L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves87.5330.571543-45-3W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies67.4621.561594-42-3W1Game Log
New York Mets49.3083.579862-42-5L2Game Log
Florida Marlins411.2674.532692-72-4L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Diego Padres105.667--101626-24-3W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants86.5711.570705-43-2L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers88.5002.562563-65-2W1Game Log
Colorado Rockies68.4293.576982-44-4L2Game Log

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