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Games on 1985-04-12

Top1985 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays2Baltimore Orioles7Boxscore - PBP926,5852:56Jimmy KeyScott McGregorScott McGregor (1-0)Jimmy Key (0-1)Sammy Stewart (2)Bobby CoxJoe AltobelliMemorial Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels6Oakland Athletics15Boxscore - PBP946,2582:59Tommy JohnDon SuttonDon Sutton (1-0)Tommy John (0-1)-Gene MauchJackie MooreOakland-Alameda C
ALMinnesota Twins1Seattle Mariners2Boxscore - PBP916,9632:23Ken SchromMatt YoungMatt Young (1-0)Ken Schrom (0-1)Ed Nunez (3)Billy GardnerChuck CottierThe Kingdome
ALMilwaukee Brewers11Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP927,1632:37Danny DarwinFrank TananaBob Gibson (1-0)Frank Tanana (0-1)-George BambergerDoug RaderArlington Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres7Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP945,3892:26Andy HawkinsRick CampAndy Hawkins (1-0)Rick Camp (0-1)-Dick WilliamsEddie HaasAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLMontreal Expos5Chicago Cubs1Boxscore - PBP914,3372:07Bryn SmithDennis EckersleyBryn Smith (1-0)Dennis Eckersley (0-1)-Buck RodgersJim FreyWrigley Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Houston Astros8Boxscore - PBP911,8792:55Jerry KoosmanMike ScottDave Smith (1-0)Larry Andersen (0-1)Jeff Calhoun (1)John FelskeBob LillisAstrodome
NLSan Francisco Giants4Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP946,9102:32Mike KrukowRick HoneycuttMike Krukow (1-0)Rick Honeycutt (0-1)-Jim DavenportTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds0New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP931,1202:24Mario SotoBruce BerenyiBruce Berenyi (1-0)Mario Soto (1-1)Doug Sisk (1)Pete RoseDavey JohnsonShea Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP947,3352:34Kurt KepshireLarry McWilliamsDon Robinson (1-0)Kurt Kepshire (0-1)John Candelaria (1)Whitey HerzogChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 1985-04-12.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
344Detroit Tigers3301.000--241590-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1588177.513
111Baltimore Orioles3301.000--185130-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1588078.506
222Boston Red Sox3301.000--2911180-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1597881.491
4510Milwaukee Brewers321.6671.02111101-01-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1586989.437
5613Toronto Blue Jays422.5001.5812-42-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1579760.618
61324Cleveland Indians303.0003.01524-90-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1596099.377
71223New York Yankees303.0003.01129-180-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1589761.614
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Seattle Mariners4401.000--2714130-04-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome1587088.443
2816Chicago White Sox211.5002.0510-51-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1608476.525
3714Minnesota Twins422.5002.0161152-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerHoward FoxHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1587583.475
4919Kansas City Royals312.3332.556-10-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1599069.566
51020Oakland Athletics413.2503.02831-30-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1587682.481
61121California Angels413.2503.01530-150-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1588969.563
71426Texas Rangers303.0003.5922-130-20-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1586296.392
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115New York Mets3301.000--9630-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1599564.597
357Montreal Expos321.6671.010642-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1588276.519
2611Chicago Cubs321.6671.07700-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1587583.475
4918Pittsburgh Pirates312.3332.0810-20-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium15856102.354
51122Philadelphia Phillies303.0003.0620-140-10-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1597584.472
61225St. Louis Cardinals303.0003.01014-40-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II15910158.635
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
329San Francisco Giants321.667--8711-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park1596099.377
238San Diego Padres321.667--13762-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1598178.509
146Atlanta Braves321.667--151052-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1596495.403
4815Houston Astros422.5000.5171340-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1588177.513
5712Los Angeles Dodgers422.5000.51113-22-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1589365.589
61017Cincinnati Reds312.3331.056-10-11-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1588870.557


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rufino LinaresOF34.043Signed as Free Agent by Angels.