Update:   Expansion Drafts History -  All historical picks for the 6 expansion drafts between 1960 and 1997.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 10   R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates 42-90L24061226002 001 000 0 362
Houston Astros 65-68W5134715010 010 010 1 482
Date of Game:  Friday, September 06, 1985
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones
  • Rick Rhoden - 1000th career strikeout

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Joe Orsulakcf23.098500000.2779513401315
    R.J. Reynoldslf26.140501000.274771740267
    Johnny Ray2b28.189410010.2611256245479
    Jason Thompson1b31.062310021.244118138312600
    Mike Brownrf25.252412210.305891825382
    Tony Penac28.094500001.2491236338449
    Denny Gonzalez3b22.046401011.2162147371
    Sam Khalifass21.276202100.22366662172
    Rick Rhodenp32.113400001.19731295050
        Don Robinsonp28.090000000.21140250000
    Totals: 3636354.1677853788 

    Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bill Doran2b27.101412111.290127454135423
    Craig Reynoldsss32.253501001.2779210484282
    Denny Wallinglf31.142300010.2661027565375
    Jerry Mumphreyrf32.362411000.26910812716515
    Glenn Davis1b24.162412201.253718913460
    Phil Garner3b36.129401001.26011016005403
    Kevin Basscf26.117400001.251121360125013
    John Mizerockc24.272211000.250942030
        Mark Baileyph-c23.306100011.2809420210410
    Joe Niekrop40.303200000.25031626060
        Eric Bullockph25.203100000.20055020
        Bill Dawleyp27.212000000.14340148000
        Jim Pankovitsph30.031100000.260531063100
    Totals: 3548336.2299636707 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Phil Garner (15)
    3B:  Mike Brown (2)
    HR:  Glenn Davis (13)
    RBIs:  Mike Brown 2 (38), Glenn Davis 2 (46), Bill Doran (54), Sam Khalifa (17)
    SB:  R.J. Reynolds (7)
    CS: Bill Doran 2 (12)
    SH:  Sam Khalifa 2 (7)

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Rick Rhoden32.11388322413.971.4400029293
    Don Robinson  (L 4-11)28.0901.20101204.241.5100040247
    Pitching Totals:9.7842361 00069540

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Joe Niekro40.30374335203.561.3700031640
    Bill Dawley  (W 4-2)27.21232000203.601.4800040148
    Pitching Totals:10633540 00071788

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Rick Rhoden; Don Robinson; Joe Niekro 2; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Rick Rhoden 0-0-0;  Don Robinson 0-0-0;  Joe Niekro 0-0-0;  Bill Dawley 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Rick Rhoden 32;  Don Robinson 6;  Joe Niekro 32;  Bill Dawley 11; 
    Time of Game:  2:56    Attendance:  7,163
    Umpires:   Home:   Gerry Davis  1B  Harry Wendelstedt  2B  Terry Tata  3B  Jerry Crawford 

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