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Friday August 2,1985This date in baseball
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Games on 1985-08-02

Top1985 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins1California Angels3Boxscore - PBP930,6462:42Ken SchromKirk McCaskillKirk McCaskill (7-7)Ken Schrom (8-12)Donnie Moore (20)Ray MillerGene MauchAngel Stadium of
ALBaltimore Orioles8Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP98,0672:50Scott McGregorVern RuhleSammy Stewart (4-4)Rich Thompson (3-5)-Earl WeaverPat CorralesCleveland Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers1Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP937,7022:20Pete VuckovichFrank TananaFrank Tanana (6-10)Pete Vuckovich (5-8)-George BambergerSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals4Boxscore - PBP1037,2123:04Bruce HurstBuddy BlackDan Quisenberry (5-6)Mark Clear (1-2)-John McNamaraDick HowserKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox6New York Yankees5Boxscore - PBP1127,1184:07Britt BurnsMarty BystromJuan Agosto (3-2)Rich Bordi (2-4)-Tony LaRussaBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALSeattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP910,8302:23Mark LangstonTommy JohnRick Langford (1-4)Mark Langston (5-8)Steve Ontiveros (3)Chuck CottierJackie MooreOakland-Alameda C
ALTexas Rangers3Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP928,4292:31Glen CookDoyle AlexanderDoyle Alexander (11-6)Glen Cook (2-3)Tom Henke (1)Bobby ValentineBobby CoxExhibition Stadiu
NLSan Francisco Giants7Atlanta Braves12Boxscore - PBP925,1883:01Dave LaPointSteve BedrosianGene Garber (2-3)Frank Williams (2-3)-Jim DavenportEddie HaasAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLNew York Mets1Chicago Cubs2Boxscore - PBP935,4192:43Sid FernandezDennis EckersleyDennis Eckersley (8-5)Terry Leach (1-1)Warren Brusstar (4)Davey JohnsonJim FreyWrigley Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP902:38Orel HershiserRon RobinsonOrel Hershiser (12-3)Ron Robinson (5-3)Tom Niedenfuer (9)Tom LasordaPete RoseCinergy Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP940,2362:25Rick HoneycuttJay TibbsJay Tibbs (5-11)Rick Honeycutt (6-10)-Tom LasordaPete RoseCinergy Field
NLSan Diego Padres9Houston Astros12Boxscore - PBP920,6752:58LaMarr HoytJoe NiekroJoe Niekro (9-8)LaMarr Hoyt (13-6)Dave Smith (16)Dick WilliamsBob LillisAstrodome
NLMontreal Expos3Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP96,7052:23Joe HeskethRick ReuschelJoe Hesketh (9-4)Rick Reuschel (8-4)Jeff Reardon (26)Buck RodgersChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP947,8052:19Charles HudsonJohn TudorJohn Tudor (13-8)Charles Hudson (5-9)-John FelskeWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 1985-08-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1046638.635--50537612930-2336-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium573324.579
248New York Yankees1015546.5459.551741510223-3232-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I604218.700
359Detroit Tigers1005446.54010.04354102528-2226-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium613031.492
4714Boston Red Sox1035449.52411.54724502222-2931-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park592732.458
5815Baltimore Orioles1015249.51512.55134753825-2427-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium603129.517
61222Milwaukee Brewers994455.44419.5419467-4818-2926-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium622735.435
71425Cleveland Indians1023369.32432.0397515-11813-3620-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium602733.450
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125California Angels1025844.569--4394172227-2431-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium603228.533
237Kansas City Royals1005545.5502.04303913927-2628-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium623626.581
3613Oakland Athletics1025448.5294.0490483722-2632-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum602337.383
4916Chicago White Sox1005149.5106.0427429-224-2827-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park623428.548
51017Seattle Mariners1024854.47110.0444514-7019-2929-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome602634.433
61118Minnesota Twins1004654.46011.0447504-5719-3227-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerHoward FoxHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome623131.500
71324Texas Rangers1023963.38219.0388477-8916-3623-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium592336.390
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1006139.610--46135011128-2633-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II624022.645
223New York Mets1015942.5842.54143714325-2434-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium613922.639
346Montreal Expos1035746.5535.53683561224-2533-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium582731.466
4611Chicago Cubs1015447.5357.54003881224-2930-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field602337.383
5920Philadelphia Phillies1014655.45515.54093991016-3230-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium612932.475
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1003268.32029.0312435-12312-3620-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium612536.410
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1015942.584--3933722128-2231-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium613625.590
2510Cincinnati Reds1015447.5355.0422432-1027-2227-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium603525.583
3712San Diego Padres1035548.5345.04253834228-2727-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium592831.475
4819Houston Astros1034756.45613.0420440-2022-3125-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome593623.610
51021Atlanta Braves1014556.44614.0419456-3720-2725-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium612140.344
61123San Francisco Giants1034063.38820.0327388-6115-3925-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park592237.373

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike BrownOF25.217Traded by Angels with Bob Kipper and Pat Clements to Pirates for George Hendrick, Al Holland and John Candelaria. 
John CandelariaP31.269Traded by Pirates with George Hendrick and Al Holland to Angels for Bob Kipper, Mike Brown and Pat Clements. 
Pat ClementsP23.181Traded by Angels with Bob Kipper and Mike Brown to Pirates for George Hendrick, Al Holland and John Candelaria. 
George HendrickOF35.288Traded by Pirates with Al Holland and John Candelaria to Angels for Bob Kipper, Mike Brown and Pat Clements. 
Al HollandP32.351Traded by Pirates with George Hendrick and John Candelaria to Angels for Bob Kipper, Mike Brown and Pat Clements. 
Larry Milbourne2B-SS34.169Released by Mariners.