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Friday, May 17,1985

Friday, May 17,1985

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 New York Yankees 6 California Angels 0 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Phil Niekro Mike Witt -- 61,066 2:40
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 Texas Rangers 2 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Richard Dotson Dickie Noles Bob James 21,834 2:34
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 Boston Red Sox 5 Cleveland Indians 0 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Roger Clemens Bert Blyleven -- 5,502 2:53
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 Kansas City Royals 3 Milwaukee Brewers 0 box | pbp County Stadium Bret Saberhagen Danny Darwin -- 10,587 2:14
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 Toronto Blue Jays 6 Minnesota Twins 7 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Pete Filson Luis Leal -- 19,253 3:31
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 Detroit Tigers 10 Oakland Athletics 2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jack Morris Don Sutton Aurelio Lopez 24,411 2:55
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 Baltimore Orioles 11 Seattle Mariners 3 box | pbp Kingdome Ken Dixon Matt Young Nate Snell 13,669 2:52
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 Chicago Cubs 7 Atlanta Braves 5 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Lee Smith Bruce Sutter -- 20,901 3:01
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 St. Louis Cardinals 8 Houston Astros 6 box | pbp Astrodome Bill Campbell Jeff Calhoun Ken Dayley 14,501 2:53
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 San Diego Padres 1 Montreal Expos 2 box | pbp Stade Olympique Jeff Reardon Tim Stoddard -- 15,251 2:41
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 San Francisco Giants 2 New York Mets 3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Roger McDowell Scott Garrelts -- 23,428 3:35
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Philadelphia Phillies 10 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Kevin Gross Jerry Reuss -- 16,334 2:44
1985 reg season 1985-05-17 Cincinnati Reds 6 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium John Stuper Jose DeLeon Ted Power 7,239 2:53
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1985 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 33 20 13 .606 0.0 174 149 25 W2 9-8 11-5 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1985 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 33 20 13 .606 0.0 153 134 19 L2 10-7 10-6 2 2 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Royals)
1985 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 32 19 13 .594 0.5 140 126 14 W1 10-7 9-6 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1985 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 32 17 15 .531 2.5 160 147 13 W5 6-11 11-4 4 8 12 -- dnq
1985 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 4.0 146 157 -11 W1 8-9 8-8 5 9 16 -- dnq
1985 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 32 12 20 .375 7.5 127 139 -12 L3 8-7 4-13 6 12 22 -- dnq
1985 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 34 12 22 .353 8.5 120 156 -36 L5 6-12 6-10 7 13 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1985 AL West California Angels franchise | log 34 20 14 .588 0.0 158 155 3 L1 11-6 9-8 1 4 6 Yes dnq
1985 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 0.5 138 115 23 W1 6-8 12-5 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1985 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 34 19 15 .559 1.0 197 165 32 W3 6-10 13-5 3 6 9 -- dnq
1985 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 33 18 15 .545 1.5 123 122 1 W6 11-6 7-9 4 7 11 -- Won World Series (Cardinals)
1985 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 34 16 18 .471 4.0 188 183 5 L1 7-10 9-8 5 10 18 -- dnq
1985 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 34 15 19 .441 5.0 141 169 -28 L1 4-12 11-7 6 11 19 -- dnq
1985 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 33 9 24 .273 10.5 114 162 -48 L7 5-11 4-13 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1985 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 32 22 10 .688 0.0 118 105 13 W1 8-8 14-2 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1985 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 32 21 11 .656 1.0 124 94 30 W3 9-8 12-3 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1985 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 34 20 14 .588 3.0 119 115 4 W1 7-9 13-5 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1985 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 6.5 159 141 18 W2 6-11 10-6 4 8 17 -- Lost World Series (Cardinals)
1985 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 33 12 21 .364 10.5 124 131 -7 W1 3-13 9-8 5 11 23 -- dnq
1985 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 32 10 22 .313 12.0 104 136 -32 L1 3-12 7-10 6 12 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1985 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 33 18 15 .545 0.0 135 122 13 L2 7-10 11-5 1 4 10 Yes dnq
1985 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 0.5 139 137 2 W3 10-8 8-8 2 5 13 Yes dnq
1985 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 0.5 143 122 21 L1 8-8 10-8 3 6 14 -- dnq
1985 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 35 17 18 .486 2.0 100 132 -32 L3 9-9 8-9 4 7 15 -- Lost NLCS (Cardinals)
1985 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 33 14 19 .424 4.0 124 137 -13 L1 7-9 7-10 5 9 20 -- dnq
1985 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 33 13 20 .394 5.0 95 112 -17 L2 5-12 8-8 6 10 21 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Kiko Garcia -- Hist Released by Phillies
Geno Petralli Texas Rangers Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1985-1985 ($0m) [Free Agent]
John Morris St. Louis Cardinals Hist Traded from Kansas City Royals to St. Louis Cardinals for Lonnie Smith
Lonnie Smith Kansas City Royals Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals to Kansas City Royals for John Morris
Tim Foli Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Activated from Disabled List
Rick Manning Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
6 record(s)