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Wednesday May 8,1985This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1985-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Boston Red Sox6BoxOil Can BoydJim Slaton(none)
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians0BoxBritt BurnsNeal Heaton(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Kansas City Royals9BoxMike LaCossScott McGregor(none)
Seattle Mariners4Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMike MooreRay BurrisEd Nunez
New York Yankees6Minnesota Twins8BoxMike SmithsonJoe CowleyPete Filson
Detroit Tigers4Texas Rangers1BoxDan PetryMike MasonGuillermo Hernandez
Oakland Athletics6Toronto Blue Jays4BoxSteve McCattyDoyle AlexanderJay Howell
St. Louis Cardinals2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxRick HoneycuttJohn TudorKen Howell
Houston Astros0Montreal Expos1BoxJoe HeskethNolan RyanJeff Reardon
Atlanta Braves0New York Mets4BoxEd LynchLen Barker(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJay TibbsJohn Denny(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2San Diego Padres12BoxAndy HawkinsLarry McWilliams(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants0BoxRick SutcliffeMike Krukow(none)

Standings as of 1985-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles25169.640--140116247-79-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1366769.493
224Detroit Tigers24159.6250.51039588-37-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1376968.504
347Toronto Blue Jays271611.5931.0114105910-66-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1348351.619
4712Boston Red Sox271413.5193.013112477-97-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1356768.496
51120Milwaukee Brewers261115.4235.51059698-73-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1356075.444
61221New York Yankees241014.4175.5101109-83-107-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1378750.635
71324Cleveland Indians261016.3856.5105123-184-96-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1365086.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels281711.607--131121108-49-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1347361.545
258Minnesota Twins261511.5771.0149118315-610-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerHoward FoxHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1366274.456
3611Chicago White Sox231211.5222.510610066-86-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1397366.525
4815Kansas City Royals251213.4803.58593-86-66-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1377958.577
5916Seattle Mariners281315.4644.0116136-202-911-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome1346173.455
61018Oakland Athletics281216.4295.0140158-183-99-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1346569.485
71426Texas Rangers25817.3207.591123-325-63-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1365482.397
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs25178.680--9673235-512-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1366076.441
222New York Mets24168.6670.5959506-610-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1388256.594
335Montreal Expos261610.6151.51009557-79-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1356867.504
4919St. Louis Cardinals261115.4236.5108109-11-910-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1369046.662
51022Philadelphia Phillies251015.4007.0979702-78-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1376572.474
61225Pittsburgh Pirates25817.3209.092119-271-87-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1364987.360
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149San Diego Padres261412.538--11394197-97-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1366967.507
2510Los Angeles Dodgers281513.536--81101-209-86-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1348054.597
4713Houston Astros261313.5001.0989086-77-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1367066.515
3614Cincinnati Reds261313.5001.01029937-86-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1357659.563
5817Atlanta Braves251114.4402.5108110-27-64-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1375582.401
61123San Francisco Giants261016.3854.07583-85-115-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park1365284.382


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom Dodd3B26.266Released by White Sox.