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Games on 1985-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox6Chicago White Sox7BoxDave WehrmeisterBruce KisonBob James
Boston Red Sox6Chicago White Sox1BoxTim LollarGene NelsonSteve Crawford
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Royals10BoxBret SaberhagenFrank Tanana(none)
Detroit Tigers4Kansas City Royals6BoxMark GubiczaDan PetryDan Quisenberry
California Angels2Minnesota Twins4BoxBert BlylevenRon RomanickRon Davis
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees8BoxMarty BystromCurt Wardle(none)
Cleveland Indians6New York Yankees7BoxBrian FisherJerry ReedDave Righetti
Oakland Athletics11Seattle Mariners2BoxChris CodiroliMark Langston(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Texas Rangers4BoxRick WaitsJeff RussellBob Gibson
Milwaukee Brewers3Texas Rangers1BoxPete VuckovichBurt HootonRollie Fingers
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays7BoxDoyle AlexanderScott McGregor(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Toronto Blue Jays7BoxTom FilerMike BoddickerTom Henke
Cincinnati Reds6Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTed PowerCarlos DiazRon Robinson
New York Mets14Montreal Expos7BoxRick AguileraJoe HeskethTerry Leach
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJohn DennyDon RobinsonDon Carman
Houston Astros5San Diego Padres6BoxCraig LeffertsDave Smith(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants0BoxRick MahlerGreg Minton(none)
Chicago Cubs0St. Louis Cardinals8BoxJohn TudorScott Sanderson(none)

Standings as of 1985-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1086939.639--52739113630-2339-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium533023.566
236New York Yankees1065947.5579.054843311523-3236-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I553817.691
3610Detroit Tigers1065749.53811.04704511929-2428-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium552728.491
4712Boston Red Sox1075750.53311.54954672825-3031-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park552431.436
5815Baltimore Orioles1055352.50514.55285032526-2727-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium563026.536
61121Milwaukee Brewers1044757.45220.0450492-4221-3126-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium572433.421
71425Cleveland Indians1063472.32134.0418539-12113-3821-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium562630.464
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125California Angels1066145.575--4554312427-2534-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium562927.518
248Kansas City Royals1055748.5433.54594174227-2630-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium573423.596
3511Oakland Athletics1065749.5384.05134951823-2634-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562036.357
4916Chicago White Sox1055352.5057.5446457-1125-3028-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park573225.561
51019Seattle Mariners1064957.46212.0456535-7920-3129-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome562531.446
61220Minnesota Twins1044757.45213.0461522-6119-3528-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerHoward FoxHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome583028.517
71324Texas Rangers1064066.37721.0402495-9317-3723-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium552233.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1056342.600--4443855929-2434-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium573522.614
223St. Louis Cardinals1046242.5960.547437110328-2634-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II583919.672
347Montreal Expos1075948.5515.0389381826-2633-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium542529.463
4714Chicago Cubs1055451.5149.0407412-524-3030-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field562333.411
5817Philadelphia Phillies1055055.47613.04374073019-3231-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium572532.439
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1043371.31729.5326456-13012-3721-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium572433.421
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1056144.581--4103842630-2331-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium573423.596
259Cincinnati Reds1055748.5434.0441450-928-2229-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium563224.571
3613San Diego Padres1075651.5236.04424024028-3028-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium552728.491
4918Houston Astros1075057.46712.0438455-1722-3228-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome553322.600
51022Atlanta Braves1054758.44814.0432473-4121-2726-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium571938.333
61123San Francisco Giants1074166.38321.0343407-6416-4125-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park552134.382


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bo DiazC32.138Traded by Phillies with Greg Simpson to Reds for Freddie Toliver, Alan Knicely and Tom Foley. 
Tom FoleySS-2B25.334Traded by Reds with Freddie Toliver and Alan Knicely to Phillies for Greg Simpson and Bo Diaz. 
Alan KnicelyC-OF30.081Traded by Reds with Freddie Toliver and Tom Foley to Phillies for Greg Simpson and Bo Diaz. 
Steve RogersP35.286Signed as Free Agent by White Sox.