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Baseball on Friday, May 17, 1985

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
New York Yankees6California Angels0BoxPhil Niekro (5-2)Mike Witt (2-4)NoneDon Mattingly (11.7)
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox4BoxRichard Dotson (2-1)Dickie Noles (2-4)CHA  C Fisk (7), R Law (2)  TEX  T Dunbar (1)Carlton Fisk (34.3)
Boston Red Sox5Cleveland Indians0BoxRoger Clemens (4-4)Bert Blyleven (2-4)NoneWade Boggs (26.8)
Kansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers0BoxBret Saberhagen (3-3)Danny Darwin (3-3)KCA  D Iorg (1)Willie Wilson (21.2)
Toronto Blue Jays6Minnesota Twins7BoxPete Filson (1-0)Luis Leal (2-3)MIN  R Smalley (3)Mark Salas (27.2)
Detroit Tigers10Oakland Athletics2BoxJack Morris (5-4)Don Sutton (3-4)DET  D Evans (5)  OAK  M Heath (5)Chet Lemon (14.1)
Baltimore Orioles11Seattle Mariners3BoxKen Dixon (4-1)Matt Young (2-5)BAL  F Connally (2), E Murray (5), C Ripken (7)  SEA  D Henderson (5), J Perconte (1)Fritzie Connally (29.5)
Chicago Cubs7Atlanta Braves5BoxLee Smith (1-0)Bruce Sutter (2-1)NoneKeith Moreland (45.5)
St. Louis Cardinals8Houston Astros6BoxBill Campbell (1-1)Jeff Calhoun (0-1)HOU  P Garner (2), J Mumphrey (1), T Puhl (1)  SLN  J Clark (8)Andy Van Slyke (36.7)
San Diego Padres1Montreal Expos2BoxJeff Reardon (2-1)Tim Stoddard (0-2)NoneSteve Garvey (8.3)
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets3BoxRoger McDowell (4-1)Scott Garrelts (2-3)NYN  R Knight (1)Ray Knight (39.8)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies10BoxKevin Gross (3-4)Jerry Reuss (2-4)PHI  V Hayes (2), J Samuel (3)Glenn Wilson (11.9)
Cincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJohn Stuper (5-2)Jose DeLeon (0-6)CIN  D Parker (6)Alan Knicely (19.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2013.606--1741499-811-5W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2013.606--15313410-710-6L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers1913.5940.514012610-79-6W1Game Log
New York Yankees1715.5312.51601476-1111-4W5Game Log
Boston Red Sox1617.4854.01461578-98-8W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1220.3757.51271398-74-13L3Game Log
Cleveland Indians1222.3538.51201566-126-10L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels2014.588--15815511-69-8L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1813.5811.51381156-812-5W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1915.5591.01971656-1013-5W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals1815.5451.512312211-67-9W6Game Log
Oakland Athletics1618.4714.01881837-109-8L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1519.4415.01411694-1211-7L1Game Log
Texas Rangers924.27310.51141625-114-13L7Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets2210.687--1181058-814-2W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs2111.6561.0124949-812-3W3Game Log
Montreal Expos2014.5883.01191157-913-5W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1617.4856.51591416-1110-6W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1221.36410.51241313-139-8W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1022.31212.01041363-127-10L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Diego Padres1815.545--1351227-1011-5L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1816.5290.513913710-88-8W3Game Log
Houston Astros1816.5290.51431228-810-8L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1718.4862.01001329-98-9L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves1419.4244.01241377-97-10L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1320.3945.0951125-128-8L2Game Log

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