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Games on 1985-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles4BoxDon AaseDave Rozema(none)
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox9BoxOil Can BoydPhil Niekro(none)
Cleveland Indians4Detroit Tigers5BoxJack MorrisErnie CamachoGuillermo Hernandez
Toronto Blue Jays1Kansas City Royals2BoxBuddy BlackDave StiebDan Quisenberry
Montreal Expos1Cincinnati Reds4BoxMario SotoSteve RogersCarl Willis

Standings as of 1985-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
335Detroit Tigers1101.000--5410-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1608377.519
111Baltimore Orioles1101.000--4220-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1608278.513
222Boston Red Sox1101.000--9270-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1618081.497
587New York Yankees101.0001.029-70-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1609763.606
468Cleveland Indians101.0001.045-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium16160101.373
6510Toronto Blue Jays101.0001.012-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1609961.619
71221Milwaukee Brewers000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1617190.441
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
143Kansas City Royals1101.000--2110-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1619071.559
279Texas Rangers101.0001.024-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1606298.388
31324Chicago White Sox000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1628577.525
6911Seattle Mariners000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome1627488.457
51017Oakland Athletics000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1627785.475
41120Minnesota Twins000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerHoward FoxHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1627785.475
71426California Angels000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1629072.556
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Montreal Expos101.000--14-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1608476.525
3818New York Mets000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1629864.605
21125Chicago Cubs000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1617784.478
4715Philadelphia Phillies000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1627587.463
5614Pittsburgh Pirates000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium16157104.354
61216St. Louis Cardinals000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II16210161.623
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cincinnati Reds1101.000--4130-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1608872.550
31023Houston Astros000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1628379.512
6412San Francisco Giants000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park16262100.383
5513San Diego Padres000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1628379.512
4922Los Angeles Dodgers000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1629567.586
2319Atlanta Braves000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1626696.407


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill AlmonSS-3B32.138Signed as Free Agent by Pirates. 
Tom O'Malley3B24.104Signed as Free Agent by Tigers. 
Joe SambitoP32.284Released by Astros. 
Chris SpeierSS34.284Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Mike YorkP20.214Released by White Sox.