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Games on 1985-09-22

Top1985 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP933,0452:46Ron GuidryKen DixonRon Guidry (20-6)Ken Dixon (8-4)Dave Righetti (26)Billy MartinEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP923,8472:49Dan PetryOil Can BoydOil Can Boyd (15-11)Dan Petry (15-12)-Sparky AndersonJohn McNamaraFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians9California Angels10Boxscore - PBP1247,8954:25Jamie EasterlyMike WittStew Cliburn (9-2)Bryan Clark (3-4)-Pat CorralesGene MauchAngel Stadium of
ALOakland Athletics5Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP1015,7703:15Tim BirtsasJoel DavisBob James (7-6)Jay Howell (9-6)-Jackie MooreTony LaRussaComiskey Park
ALMinnesota Twins7Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP921,2772:31Frank ViolaDanny JacksonFrank Viola (16-14)Danny Jackson (13-11)-Ray MillerDick HowserKauffman Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners0Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP96,1752:16Frank WillsMike MasonMike Mason (8-13)Frank Wills (4-9)-Chuck CottierBobby ValentineArlington Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers2Toronto Blue Jays1Boxscore - PBP938,1552:26Teddy HigueraDave StiebTeddy Higuera (14-7)Dave Stieb (13-12)-George BambergerBobby CoxExhibition Stadiu
NLCincinnati Reds6Houston Astros5Boxscore - PBP910,1812:48Ron RobinsonCharlie KerfeldTed Power (7-4)Bill Dawley (4-3)-Pete RoseBob LillisAstrodome
NLPittsburgh Pirates5New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP935,6792:34Bob KipperTerry LeachBob Kipper (1-2)Terry Leach (3-4)Pat Clements (3)Chuck TannerDavey JohnsonShea Stadium
NLChicago Cubs9Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP921,7682:46Dennis EckersleyShane RawleyDennis Eckersley (10-6)Shane Rawley (12-8)-Jim FreyJohn FelskeVeterans Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves7San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP912,2122:32Zane SmithAndy HawkinsZane Smith (8-10)Andy Hawkins (17-8)-Bobby WineDick WilliamsQualcomm Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP910,2972:25Orel HershiserVida BlueOrel Hershiser (17-3)Vida Blue (7-7)Tom Niedenfuer (16)Tom LasordaRoger Craig3Com Park at Cand
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP910,2972:25Orel HershiserVida BlueOrel Hershiser (17-3)Vida Blue (7-7)Tom Niedenfuer (16)Tom LasordaRoger CraigCandlestick Park
NLMontreal Expos5St. Louis Cardinals6Boxscore - PBP932,9583:09Floyd YoumansJoaquin AndujarKen Dayley (4-2)Jack O'Connor (0-2)-Buck RodgersWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 1985-09-22.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1489355.628--71054516542-3351-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1367.462
224New York Yankees1498861.5915.578262815437-4151-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1293.750
359Baltimore Orioles1487969.53414.07636838037-3642-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1349.308
4612Detroit Tigers1497772.51716.56766472937-3740-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1275.583
5814Boston Red Sox1507674.50718.07396667332-4143-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1257.417
61221Milwaukee Brewers1486583.43928.0646734-8827-4738-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1367.462
71425Cleveland Indians1515497.35840.5657801-14420-5534-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1165.545
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1498564.570--6876434437-3648-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1358.385
247Kansas City Royals1498465.5641.06435925139-3545-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1376.538
3713Chicago White Sox1497673.5109.0658658034-3842-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1394.692
4916Oakland Athletics1497277.48313.0686719-3332-4540-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1358.385
51019Seattle Mariners1497079.47015.0672743-7131-4139-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome1349.308
61120Minnesota Twins1506981.46016.5651741-9027-4842-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1284.667
71324Texas Rangers1485593.37229.5567737-17024-5431-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1376.538
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1499356.624--69853016846-3247-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1385.615
223New York Mets1499059.6043.063652511140-3150-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1385.615
3610Montreal Expos1497772.51716.0567572-536-3841-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1275.583
4817Philadelphia Phillies1477176.48321.06145922232-4139-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium15411.267
5918Chicago Cubs1497178.47722.0601646-4535-4335-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1266.500
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1475196.34741.0498639-14118-5333-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1468.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1498762.584--6175358245-3342-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1385.615
248Cincinnati Reds1498168.5446.0619617239-3542-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1284.667
3511Houston Astros1497772.51710.06536401335-3842-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerAstrodome1367.462
4715San Diego Padres1497574.50312.05855592636-4039-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1385.615
51022Atlanta Braves1496188.40926.0590719-12930-4131-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby WineJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1358.385
61123San Francisco Giants1495891.38929.0508612-10423-5235-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Roger CraigAl RosenCandlestick Park1349.308


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John SmoltzP18.130signed