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Keller Out 3-4 Months
Tuesday, April 30th, 1946
Charlie Keller expressed disappointment but also relief after finding out he would be out 3-4 months with a ruptured finger tendon he suffered on 04/27/1946. Speaking to a reporter at the team's clubhouse, Keller, the New York left fielder said, "I'd rather know than not know. I'll just take it one day at a time."

Keller is hitting .324 for the season with 3 home runs, 9 RBIs and 11 runs scored. He has 11 hits in 34 at-bats and played in 12 games.
Weekly Team Power Rankings
Monday, April 29th, 1946
Here are the current team power rankings for Major League Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Boston Braves (145.5, ++)
2) Boston Red Sox (140.6, ++)
3) Detroit Tigers (115.5, o)
4) Cleveland Indians (113.0, +)
5) Chicago Cubs (103.0, --)
6) Cincinnati Reds (102.9, +)
7) St. Louis Cardinals (98.9, ++)
8) New York Yankees (97.9, +)
9) Washington Senators (84.1, ++)
10) St. Louis Browns (81.1, --)
11) Brooklyn Dodgers (80.1, o)
12) Philadelphia Phillies (68.2, ++)
13) New York Giants (66.2, --)
14) Chicago White Sox (60.0, +)
15) Pittsburgh Pirates (53.4, -)
16) Philadelphia Athletics (35.4, --)
BNN Stats: Starting Pitching Rookie Leaders
Monday, April 29th, 1946
So, which rookie starting pitchers are leading the Major League Baseball in strikeouts per 9 innings?

Ewell Blackwell, CIN, 4.50
Warren Spahn, BSN, 3.60
Monty Kennedy, NY1, 2.49
Joe Hatten, BRO, 1.13
LEAGUE LEADERS AVG
Barney McCosky - DET
.479
2 Ted Williams BOS .446
3 Bobby Sturgeon CHC .425
4 Dom DiMaggio BOS .409
5 Stan Musial STL .404
LEAGUE LEADERS HR
Pat Seerey - CLE
8
2 Ted Williams BOS 6
3 Ralph Kiner PIT 5
4 Dom DiMaggio BOS 4
4 3 more tied with   4
LEAGUE LEADERS RBI
Ted Williams - BOS
23
2 Joe Gordon NYY 16
3 Joe DiMaggio NYY 15
3 Ralph Kiner PIT 15
3 Pat Seerey CLE 15
LEAGUE LEADERS W
13 tied with
3
1 Tiny Bonham NYY 3
1 Hank Borowy CHC 3
1 Harry Brecheen STL 3
1 10 more tied with   3
LEAGUE LEADERS ERA
Vic Lombardi - BRO
0.36
2 Joe Haynes CWS 1.00
3 Howie Pollet STL 1.06
4 Eddie Smith CWS 1.13
5 Randy Gumpert NYY 1.59
LEAGUE LEADERS K
Hal Newhouser - DET
27
2 Bob Feller CLE 22
3 Tex Hughson BOS 21
4 Bill Bevens NYY 20
4 Mickey Harris BOS 20
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AL STANDINGS
W L PCT GB
Boston Red Sox 10 5 .667 -
Detroit Tigers 8 4 .667 .5
New York Yankees 9 6 .600 1.0
Cleveland Indians 6 6 .500 2.5
St. Louis Browns 6 8 .429 3.5
Washington Senators 6 8 .429 3.5
Chicago White Sox 5 8 .385 4.0
Philadelphia Athletics 5 10 .333 5.0
NL STANDINGS
W L PCT GB
Boston Braves 11 3 .786 -
Chicago Cubs 8 5 .615 2.5
St. Louis Cardinals 8 6 .571 3.0
Cincinnati Reds 8 7 .533 3.5
Brooklyn Dodgers 6 8 .429 5.0
Philadelphia Phillies 6 8 .429 5.0
New York Giants 5 9 .357 6.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 4 10 .286 7.0
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - AL
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Detroit Boston 5-1 2:05 pm EST S.Overmire (1-0, 0.90 ERA) J.Dobson (0-1, 2.65 ERA)
Cleveland New York 2-9 2:05 pm EST T.Bonham (3-1, 3.06 ERA) S.Gromek (1-2, 4.37 ERA)
St. Louis Philadelphia 1-4 2:05 pm EST J.Flores (2-2, 4.61 ERA) D.Galehouse (1-3, 5.06 ERA)
Chicago Washington 4-3 2:05 pm EST E.Lopat (1-3, 5.00 ERA) M.Haefner (1-2, 3.00 ERA)
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - NL
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Brooklyn Chicago 1-4 3:05 pm EST H.Borowy (3-1, 1.66 ERA) J.Hatten (2-2, 3.19 ERA)
Boston Cincinnati 6-2 2:05 pm EST M.Cooper (2-1, 3.94 ERA) J.Hetki (0-2, 4.70 ERA)
Philadelphia Pittsburgh 9-8 2:05 pm EST J.Humphries (2-0, 1.50 ERA) A.Gerheauser (1-1, 3.68 ERA)
New York St. Louis 3-4 3:05 pm EST M.Lanier (1-0, 0.00 ERA) M.Budnick (0-1, 2.45 ERA)
TODAY'S GAMES - AL
Away Team Home Team Time Starting Pitcher Away Team Starting Pitcher Home Team
Detroit (8-4, Road: 6-2) Boston (10-5, Home: 4-4) 2:05 pm EST LHP H.Newhouser (3-0, 2.35 ERA) RHP D.Ferriss (3-1, 3.60 ERA)
Cleveland (6-6, Road: 3-4) New York (9-6, Home: 6-1) 2:05 pm EST RHP B.Feller (2-1, 1.71 ERA) RHP R.Gumpert (2-1, 1.59 ERA)
St. Louis (6-8, Road: 2-5) Philadelphia (5-10, Home: 3-5) 2:05 pm EST RHP N.Potter (2-0, 4.57 ERA) RHP B.Savage (0-1, 15.75 ERA)
Chicago (5-8, Road: 2-4) Washington (6-8, Home: 4-5) 2:05 pm EST RHP J.Haynes (3-0, 1.00 ERA) RHP R.Wolff (0-3, 6.52 ERA)
TODAY'S GAMES - NL
Away Team Home Team Time Starting Pitcher Away Team Starting Pitcher Home Team
Brooklyn (6-8, Road: 5-4) Chicago (8-5, Home: 3-2) 3:05 pm EST LHP V.Lombardi (2-0, 0.36 ERA) LHP J.Schmitz (3-0, 2.19 ERA)
Boston (11-3, Road: 8-1) Cincinnati (8-7, Home: 4-6) 2:05 pm EST LHP W.Spahn (3-0, 1.80 ERA) RHP H.Gumbert (0-0, 2.57 ERA)
Philadelphia (6-8, Road: 2-4) Pittsburgh (4-10, Home: 1-7) 2:05 pm EST LHP O.Judd (0-2, 7.71 ERA) RHP J.Hallett (1-1, 3.72 ERA)
New York (5-9, Road: 2-4) St. Louis (8-6, Home: 5-2) 3:05 pm EST LHP M.Kennedy (0-3, 4.57 ERA) RHP M.Dickson (1-2, 3.78 ERA)
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