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Baseball on Saturday, August 31, 1985

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Seattle Mariners6Baltimore Orioles0BoxMike Moore (12-8)Mike Flanagan (2-4)SEA  G Thomas 2 (28)Gorman Thomas (31.9)
Oakland Athletics1Detroit Tigers4BoxWalt Terrell (13-7)Tim Birtsas (10-5)DET  T Brookens (6), A Trammell (11)Alan Trammell (11.6)
Cleveland Indians8Milwaukee Brewers10BoxTeddy Higuera (12-6)Neal Heaton (8-14)NoneRobin Yount (31.6)
Boston Red Sox5Minnesota Twins6Box G1Bert Blyleven (13-13)Steve Crawford (5-4)BOS  M Easler (13)Mike Stenhouse (48.0)
Boston Red Sox4Minnesota Twins5Box G2Mark Portugal (1-1)Al Nipper (7-10)BOS  D Evans (19)  MIN  G Gaetti (14)Gary Gaetti (16.6)
California Angels4New York Yankees10BoxDave Righetti (11-7)Doug Corbett (2-2)CAL  R Jones (20)  NYA  R Hassey (10), B Meacham (1), M Pagliarulo (17)Mike Pagliarulo (32.1)
Kansas City Royals4Texas Rangers6BoxGreg Harris (4-3)Charlie Leibrandt (13-7)KCA  G Brett (22), D Motley (13)  TEX  O McDowell (14), D Slaught (5), G Ward (11)George Brett (21.8)
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays6BoxGary Lavelle (4-6)Joel Davis (1-2)TOR  R Mulliniks (10)Tony Fernandez (28.3)
Atlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs5BoxWarren Brusstar (4-3)Gene Garber (5-5)ATL  C Chambliss (2), B Komminsk (2)Chris Chambliss (29.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds0BoxBob Walk (1-1)Andy McGaffigan (1-2)PIT  T Pena (8)Tony Pena (21.6)
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxShane Rawley (11-6)Fernando Valenzuela (16-9)PHI  J Samuel (17), R Schu (6)Juan Samuel (40.5)
Montreal Expos7San Diego Padres1BoxBill Gullickson (13-9)Eric Show (9-9)MON  T Francona (2), V Law (8)Terry Francona (17.2)
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants3BoxJim Gott (5-10)Dwight Gooden (20-4)NYN  G Carter (19)Chili Davis (30.8)
Houston Astros3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxBob Knepper (11-10)Danny Cox (14-8)HOU  G Davis (11)Glenn Davis (24.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Toronto Blue Jays8148.628--62546539-3042-18W2Game Log
New York Yankees7552.5915.066651333-3642-16W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6959.53911.556153436-3233-27W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6759.53212.566259032-3235-27L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6168.47320.059957327-3933-30L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5967.46820.555360124-3635-31W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians4683.35735.052965715-4531-38L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels7356.566--56855832-3141-25L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals6957.5482.554950434-3235-25L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6762.5196.061159529-3538-27L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox6365.4929.555157727-3436-31L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners5970.45714.055664723-3536-35W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5869.45714.054662721-3837-31W2Game Log
Texas Rangers4880.37524.548261721-4727-33W2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals7749.611--58445638-2939-20L3Game Log
New York Mets7652.5942.052545732-2844-24L1Game Log
Montreal Expos7157.5557.048446833-2838-29W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6265.48815.550253829-3733-28W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6166.48016.554550725-3636-30W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4086.31737.040954913-4927-37W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7452.587--48544136-2838-24L3Game Log
San Diego Padres6860.5317.051147034-3334-27L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6760.5287.550952233-3034-30L1Game Log
Houston Astros6067.47214.553554528-3732-30W4Game Log
Atlanta Braves5572.43319.551456926-3529-37L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5176.40223.541349420-4531-31W1Game Log

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