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Baseball on Friday, April 17, 1998

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
Tampa Bay Rays0Los Angeles Angels5BoxChuck Finley (3-0)Rick Gorecki (1-2)ANA  T Salmon (6)Garret Anderson (10.7)
Cleveland Indians2Boston Red Sox3BoxTom Gordon (2-1)Paul Assenmacher (1-2)CLE  B Giles (6)Nomar Garciaparra (18.6)
New York Yankees11Detroit Tigers2BoxAndy Pettitte (2-2)Justin Thompson (1-3)NYA  D Jeter (1), T Martinez (2)Derek Jeter (12.3)
Seattle Mariners11Minnesota Twins6BoxJeff Fassero (1-0)Eric Milton (2-1)MIN  P Meares (3)  SEA  K Griffey (7)Ken Griffey (30.4)
Kansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics1BoxScott Service (1-0)Jim Dougherty (0-2)NoneScott Spiezio (39.6)
Baltimore Orioles4Texas Rangers6BoxRoger Pavlik (1-1)Scott Erickson (3-1)NoneRafael Palmeiro (23.3)
Chicago White Sox1Toronto Blue Jays6BoxRoger Clemens (2-1)Jason Bere (0-3)TOR  J Canseco (6)Jose Canseco (12.9)
Florida Marlins5Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxRuss Springer (1-0)Vic Darensbourg (0-1)FLO  D Lee (6)Derrek Lee (20.8)
Los Angeles Dodgers11Chicago Cubs3BoxChan Ho Park (2-0)Mark Clark (2-1)CHN  M Morandini (1)  LAN  T Hollandsworth (2), M Piazza (4), T Zeile (2)Mike Piazza (24.9)
New York Mets3Cincinnati Reds4BoxMike Remlinger (2-2)Bobby Jones (0-2)NoneBarry Larkin (52.6)
Montreal Expos3Houston Astros5BoxJohn Halama (1-1)Dustin Hermanson (1-2)HOU  C Biggio (2)Sean Berry (14.0)
San Francisco Giants2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJose Mercedes (1-0)Shawn Estes (0-3)NoneMarquis Grissom (31.0)
San Diego Padres7Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBrian Boehringer (2-1)Jeff Tabaka (0-1)PIT  A Martin (1)  SDN  G Vaughn (5)Greg Vaughn (24.8)
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals8BoxCliff Politte (2-0)Matt Whiteside (0-1)PHI  R Brogna (3)  SLN  R Gant (2), T Lampkin (4), M McGwire (8)Willie McGee (32.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians104.714--85686-24-2L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins78.4673.5100704-33-5L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals79.4374.069864-43-5W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox68.4294.054814-52-3L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers311.2147.047911-82-3L6Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox105.667--76693-57-0W7Game Log
New York Yankees84.6671.576704-44-0W7Game Log
Baltimore Orioles105.667--71564-26-3L3Game Log
Tampa Bay Rays86.5711.572703-35-3L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays69.4004.060843-63-3W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers104.714--99553-27-2W5Game Log
Anaheim Angels77.5003.065581-36-4W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners610.3755.01031053-53-5W3Game Log
Oakland Athletics311.2147.069830-63-5L1Game Log
National League
CentralWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Milwaukee Brewers105.667--76527-23-3W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals106.6250.5109964-36-3W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs97.5621.583704-55-2L1Game Log
Houston Astros98.5292.091764-55-3W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds88.5002.588763-45-4W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates710.4124.056793-64-4L5Game Log
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets96.600--60503-36-3L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves96.600--69483-46-2W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies77.5001.562692-65-1L3Game Log
Montreal Expos411.2675.043761-63-5L2Game Log
Florida Marlins412.2505.5811011-63-6L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Diego Padres133.812--96676-37-0W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants97.5624.080614-35-4L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers87.5334.563563-55-2W2Game Log
Colorado Rockies610.3757.0921264-32-7L1Game Log
Arizona Diamondbacks413.2359.551972-82-5W2Game Log

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