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Games on 1985-08-05

Top1985 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALSeattle Mariners1California Angels3Boxscore - PBP931,1972:22Bill SwiftMike WittMike Witt (9-7)Bill Swift (3-6)-Chuck CottierGene MauchAngel Stadium of
ALDetroit Tigers8Kansas City Royals4Boxscore - PBP941,2512:53Walt TerrellDanny JacksonWalt Terrell (11-6)Danny Jackson (10-7)Guillermo Hernandez (22)Sparky AndersonDick HowserKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox3New York Yankees7Boxscore - PBP928,3202:36Floyd BannisterRon GuidryRon Guidry (14-4)Floyd Bannister (5-9)-Tony LaRussaBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALMinnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP918,4482:37Mike SmithsonTim BirtsasTim Birtsas (8-2)Mike Smithson (11-8)Jay Howell (23)Ray MillerJackie MooreOakland-Alameda C
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Atlanta Braves1Boxscore - PBP924,5362:30Jerry ReussLen BarkerJerry Reuss (9-7)Len Barker (1-5)-Tom LasordaEddie HaasAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLNew York Mets7Chicago Cubs2Boxscore - PBP934,1673:00Ed LynchDerek BotelhoEd Lynch (9-5)Derek Botelho (0-1)-Davey JohnsonJim FreyWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres7Cincinnati Reds8Boxscore - PBP924,6222:54Andy HawkinsAndy McGaffiganTom Hume (2-3)Roy Lee Jackson (0-2)Ted Power (19)Dick WilliamsPete RoseCinergy Field
NLSan Francisco Giants5Houston Astros7Boxscore - PBP912,4822:34Atlee HammakerBob KnepperBob Knepper (9-9)Atlee Hammaker (3-10)Dave Smith (18)Jim DavenportBob LillisAstrodome
NLMontreal Expos5Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP97,8382:30Dan SchatzederLee TunnellTim Burke (6-0)Jim Winn (2-4)Jeff Reardon (28)Buck RodgersChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLPhiladelphia Phillies9St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP936,6892:15Shane RawleyDanny CoxShane Rawley (8-6)Danny Cox (12-7)-John FelskeWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 1985-08-05.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1066739.632--51338512830-2337-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium553223.582
348New York Yankees1045747.5489.053342610723-3234-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I574017.702
237Detroit Tigers1045747.5489.04634352829-2228-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium572730.474
4612Boston Red Sox1055649.53310.54834592424-2931-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park572532.439
5815Baltimore Orioles1035350.51512.55224893326-2527-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium583028.517
61222Milwaukee Brewers1024557.44120.0440487-4719-3126-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium592633.441
71425Cleveland Indians1043470.32732.0411524-11313-3621-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium582632.448
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125California Angels1056144.581--4534272627-2434-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium572928.509
2510Kansas City Royals1035548.5345.04434103327-2628-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium593623.610
3711Oakland Athletics1055649.5335.0502493922-2634-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum572136.368
4916Chicago White Sox1035251.5058.0438445-725-3027-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park593326.559
51019Seattle Mariners1054956.46712.0454524-7020-3129-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome572532.439
61120Minnesota Twins1034657.44714.0457520-6319-3527-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerHoward FoxHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome593128.525
71324Texas Rangers1044064.38520.5397485-8817-3723-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium572235.386
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1046242.596--4303785228-2434-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium583622.621
223St. Louis Cardinals1036142.5920.54663719528-2633-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II594019.678
346Montreal Expos1065947.5574.03823671526-2633-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium552530.455
4613Chicago Cubs1045450.5198.0407404324-2930-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field572334.404
5918Philadelphia Phillies1044955.47113.04304042619-3230-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium582632.448
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1033370.32028.5323449-12612-3621-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium582434.414
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1046143.587--4053782730-2331-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium583424.586
259Cincinnati Reds1045648.5385.0435445-1027-2229-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium573324.579
3714San Diego Padres1065551.5197.04363973928-3027-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium562828.500
4817Houston Astros1065056.47212.0433449-1622-3128-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome563323.589
51021Atlanta Braves1044658.44215.0430473-4320-2726-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium582038.345
61123San Francisco Giants1064165.38721.0343405-6216-4125-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park562135.375