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Wednesday April 17,1996This 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 1996-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles6BoxArthur RhodesMike Maddux(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1California Angels5BoxChuck FinleyPaul Quantrill(none)
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals1BoxAlex FernandezKevin AppierRoberto Hernandez
New York Yankees4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxRicky BonesDavid Cone(none)
Cleveland Indians8Minnesota Twins9BoxGreg HansellPaul ShueyDave Stevens
Detroit Tigers3Seattle Mariners8BoxMichael JacksonRandy Veres(none)
Oakland Athletics1Texas Rangers12BoxKen HillCarlos Reyes(none)
Florida Marlins2Atlanta Braves4BoxGreg MadduxJohn BurkettMark Wohlers
Cincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs8BoxTurk WendellJohnny Ruffin(none)
San Diego Padres11Colorado Rockies6BoxBryce FlorieMarvin Freeman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9Montreal Expos3BoxTerry MulhollandRheal Cormier(none)
Houston Astros7New York Mets5BoxDarryl KilePaul WilsonTodd Jones
Los Angeles Dodgers11San Francisco Giants2BoxAntonio OsunaMark Leiter(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxDonovan OsborneDanny Darwin(none)

Standings as of 1996-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles13112.846--6541242-19-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1497772.517
3616New York Yankees1266.5004.5585352-54-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1508664.573
2512Detroit Tigers1688.5004.5101119-184-64-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium14645101.308
41121Toronto Blue Jays1468.4295.57582-73-33-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1486880.459
51428Boston Red Sox14212.1439.54689-431-71-5L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park1488365.561
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Cleveland Indians1376.538--696275-32-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1489256.622
2714Milwaukee Brewers1266.5000.5656052-34-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1507476.493
3819Minnesota Twins1367.4621.07172-12-34-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1497277.483
41022Chicago White Sox1468.4291.56972-34-52-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1487969.534
51325Kansas City Royals1459.3572.55165-142-63-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1477077.476
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Seattle Mariners15114.733--10271314-27-2W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1467472.507
233Texas Rangers14104.7140.58456282-38-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1488068.541
3920Oakland Athletics1468.4294.5898634-42-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1487276.486
41224California Angels1468.4294.56784-172-64-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium1476483.435
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Montreal Expos1486.571--7764135-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1488068.541
2610Atlanta Braves1587.5330.57154173-45-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1478859.599
31118Philadelphia Phillies1367.4621.5615924-42-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium1496188.409
41326New York Mets1349.3083.57986-72-42-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium1496782.450
51427Florida Marlins15411.2674.53269-372-72-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1477671.517
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125St. Louis Cardinals1596.600--6973-43-36-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1477968.537
257Chicago Cubs1486.5710.57960192-36-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1486880.459
3711Cincinnati Reds1587.5331.08399-163-25-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium1477374.497
4915Pittsburgh Pirates1477.5001.5716475-32-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1486682.446
51017Houston Astros1578.4672.08198-174-23-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1477572.510
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Diego Padres15105.667--10162396-24-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium1478166.551
236San Francisco Giants1486.5711.5707005-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park1486088.405
3813Los Angeles Dodgers1688.5002.5625663-65-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1468264.562
41223Colorado Rockies1468.4293.57698-222-44-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1487771.520


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Xavier HernandezP30.244Released by Reds.