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Games on 1985-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers0Baltimore Orioles6BoxKen DixonTeddy Higuera(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Boston Red Sox6BoxOil Can BoydDave StiebSteve Crawford
California Angels2Chicago White Sox5BoxBritt BurnsMike WittBob James
Oakland Athletics8Cleveland Indians15BoxCurt WardleTim BirtsasBryan Clark
New York Yankees1Detroit Tigers9BoxDan PetryRon Guidry(none)
Seattle Mariners7Kansas City Royals0BoxMatt YoungSteve Farr(none)
Texas Rangers2Minnesota Twins7BoxFrank ViolaDave J. Schmidt(none)
Houston Astros10Atlanta Braves6BoxFrank DiPinoZane Smith(none)
San Francisco Giants1Cincinnati Reds6BoxAndy McGaffiganDave LaPoint(none)
Chicago Cubs3Montreal Expos0BoxDennis EckersleyFloyd YoumansLee Smith
Philadelphia Phillies5New York Mets1BoxShane RawleyEd Lynch(none)
St. Louis Cardinals10Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJoaquin AndujarBob Kipper(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Diego Padres1BoxOrel HershiserAndy Hawkins(none)

Standings as of 1985-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1449153.632--69952417542-3249-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1789.471
224New York Yankees1448658.5975.076560316235-3851-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I17116.647
358Baltimore Orioles1437766.53813.57476648337-3640-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium18612.333
4612Detroit Tigers1447470.51417.06476272036-3538-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium17107.588
5814Boston Red Sox1467373.50019.07116516032-4140-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1688.500
61221Milwaukee Brewers1436380.44127.5631718-8725-4438-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium18810.444
71324Cleveland Indians1475493.36738.5640771-13120-5234-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1569.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals1448262.569--6255675839-3543-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1899.500
247California Angels1448064.5562.06416231835-3645-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium18108.556
3713Chicago White Sox1447470.5148.06356241134-3840-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park18117.611
4917Oakland Athletics1457075.48312.5668699-3130-4340-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum17710.412
51019Seattle Mariners1446876.47214.0649716-6729-3839-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome18612.333
61120Minnesota Twins1466779.45916.0634724-9026-4641-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome16106.625
71425Texas Rangers1445292.36130.0541722-18124-5328-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium17107.588
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1448955.618--67051016045-3144-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II18126.667
223New York Mets1448757.6042.06075099840-3147-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium18117.611
359Montreal Expos1447767.53512.0541536536-3541-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium17710.412
4816Philadelphia Phillies1427072.49318.06035614232-4138-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium20515.250
5918Chicago Cubs1446876.47221.0577632-5532-4135-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1798.529
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1424795.33141.0467607-14014-5233-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium19109.526
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1448559.590--5915127943-3242-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium18108.556
2410Cincinnati Reds1447767.5358.0581592-1135-3442-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium17125.706
3611Houston Astros1447470.51411.0623617633-3841-32W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1899.500
4715San Diego Padres1447272.50013.05515391235-3937-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium18117.611
51022Atlanta Braves1446084.41725.0574680-10629-3931-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby WineJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium18612.333
61123San Francisco Giants1445688.38929.0486576-9023-5233-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park18612.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike BrewerOF25.329Returned to Royals. 
Francisco Cabrera1B-C18.342Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Steve HoweP27.191Released by Twins. 
Rich YettP22.346Traded by Twins with Jim Weaver, Jay Bell and Curt Wardle to Indians for Bert Blyleven.