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Sunday April 17,1988This 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 1988-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles1BoxJohn FarrellOswaldo PerazaDan Schatzeder
Texas Rangers2Boston Red Sox15BoxBruce HurstMike Jeffcoat(none)
Kansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers8BoxJeff RobinsonMark GubiczaMike Henneman
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers6BoxTeddy HigueraJohn CandelariaDan Plesac
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics6BoxJack McDowellSteve OntiverosBobby Thigpen
California Angels7Seattle Mariners4BoxKirk McCaskillSteve TroutRay Krawczyk
Minnesota Twins0Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMike FlanaganLes StrakerTom Henke
Pittsburgh Pirates12Chicago Cubs7BoxJeff RobinsonCalvin Schiraldi(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros5BoxNolan RyanDanny JacksonDave Smith
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxZane SmithDon Sutton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Montreal Expos5BoxPascual PerezBill DawleyAndy McGaffigan
St. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets3BoxRoger McDowellSteve Peters(none)
San Francisco Giants9San Diego Padres4BoxScott GarreltsLance McCullers(none)

Standings as of 1988-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians13112.846--6326375-16-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersCleveland Stadium1496782.450
222New York Yankees1293.7501.57554214-35-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaYankee Stadium I1497673.510
337Detroit Tigers1064.6003.55241113-33-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1528270.539
448Boston Red Sox1275.5833.55037132-15-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1508268.547
51018Toronto Blue Jays1257.4175.5636033-32-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1508268.547
61321Milwaukee Brewers1147.3646.0464152-62-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1518368.550
71426Baltimore Orioles12012.00010.51770-530-40-8L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Memorial Stadium1495495.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
3514California Angels1165.545--625483-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1516982.457
1713Chicago White Sox1165.545--525203-23-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry HimesComiskey Park1506585.433
2611Kansas City Royals1165.545--565333-23-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1507872.520
4815Oakland Athletics1266.5000.5666154-22-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1509852.653
5916Texas Rangers1156.4551.02141-203-22-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1506585.433
61119Seattle Mariners1257.4171.55063-133-32-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick BaldersonThe Kingdome1496386.423
71220Minnesota Twins1046.4001.52747-202-52-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1528765.572
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
234Pittsburgh Pirates1183.727--5134175-33-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Syd ThriftThree Rivers Stadium1497772.517
113New York Mets1183.727--433943-35-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1499257.617
3712Chicago Cubs1165.5452.0625845-31-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FreyWrigley Field1517180.470
4817Montreal Expos1156.4553.05052-20-25-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanOlympic Stadium1517675.503
51024Philadelphia Phillies1138.2735.03647-110-63-2L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardVeterans Stadium1506288.413
61123St. Louis Cardinals1138.2735.03248-160-53-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1517378.483
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1988 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros1183.727--6536294-14-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill WoodAstrodome1517477.490
246Los Angeles Dodgers1284.6670.54933165-23-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1498663.577
469San Francisco Giants1275.5831.54936133-24-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1507674.507
3510Cincinnati Reds1275.5831.55455-14-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookRiverfront Stadium1498069.537
5922San Diego Padres1248.3334.53254-221-53-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1497970.530
61225Atlanta Braves11110.0917.03061-311-20-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chuck TannerBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1495396.356


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lary SorensenP32.196Signed as Free Agent by Reds.