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Friday April 18,1997This 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.

1997 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1997-04-18

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves14Colorado Rockies0BoxTom GlavineJamey Wright(none)
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxRamon MartinezMike HamptonTodd Worrell
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies8BoxCalvin MaduroJim Bullinger(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxDave BurbaFrancisco Cordova(none)
Florida Marlins4San Francisco Giants5BoxDoug HenryRobb Nen(none)
New York Yankees10Chicago White Sox4BoxRamiro MendozaJaime Navarro(none)
Milwaukee Brewers10Cleveland Indians2BoxBen McDonaldJack McDowell(none)
Oakland Athletics9Detroit Tigers5BoxBuddy GroomMike Myers(none)
Minnesota Twins10Seattle Mariners3BoxFrankie RodriguezScott Sanders(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Texas Rangers5BoxPat HentgenRoger PavlikMike Timlin

Standings as of 1997-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles13103.769--6549164-36-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1498861.591
2612Toronto Blue Jays1376.5383.05443113-14-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1496980.463
3714Boston Red Sox1587.5333.09167244-44-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1477077.476
41119Detroit Tigers17710.4125.0100113-133-54-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1457273.497
51322New York Yankees16610.3755.58875135-61-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I1469056.616
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Milwaukee Brewers1284.667--5136153-25-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1497079.470
2410Minnesota Twins1697.5631.08386-33-56-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1465987.404
3916Kansas City Royals1367.4622.5565514-32-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1486187.412
41220Cleveland Indians1569.4003.588110-225-51-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1468066.548
51427Chicago White Sox15411.2675.56485-212-52-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1467670.521
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Seattle Mariners16106.625--969516-14-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1468066.548
2513Texas Rangers1376.5381.5545223-34-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1497079.470
3815Oakland Athletics1688.5002.07282-103-55-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1465789.390
41018Anaheim Angels1468.4293.07387-143-33-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1487870.527
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves15123.800--8538474-28-1W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1478958.605
256Florida Marlins15105.6672.06248143-37-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1478265.558
3921Montreal Expos1358.3856.06182-212-53-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1497376.490
51225Philadelphia Phillies14410.2867.53862-243-61-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaLee ThomasVeterans Stadium1486484.432
41126New York Mets14410.2867.54758-113-61-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineJoe McIlvaineShea Stadium1488464.568
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1711Houston Astros1697.563--635583-56-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1467571.514
2817Pittsburgh Pirates1468.4292.04564-194-42-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1487375.493
31023Cincinnati Reds16610.3753.05998-392-84-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1467076.479
41324St. Louis Cardinals14410.2864.04250-81-83-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1486979.466
51428Chicago Cubs12012.0007.03164-330-60-6L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1506882.453
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1997 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Francisco Giants14113.786--6145165-06-3W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1487969.534
344Los Angeles Dodgers14104.7141.05939203-17-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1487870.527
235Colorado Rockies14104.7141.010577286-24-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1487375.493
469San Diego Padres1385.6152.56341223-15-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1496881.456

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Clemente AlvarezC28.335Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
John KellyP24.126Released by Pirates 
Kevin TolarP26.080Signed as Free Agent by Mets. 
Salomon TorresP25.038Claimed on waivers by Expos from Mariners.