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Games on 1985-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6California Angels0BoxPhil NiekroMike Witt(none)
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox4BoxRichard DotsonDickie NolesBob James
Boston Red Sox5Cleveland Indians0BoxRoger ClemensBert Blyleven(none)
Kansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers0BoxBret SaberhagenDanny Darwin(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Minnesota Twins7BoxPete FilsonLuis Leal(none)
Detroit Tigers10Oakland Athletics2BoxJack MorrisDon SuttonAurelio Lopez
Baltimore Orioles11Seattle Mariners3BoxKen DixonMatt YoungNate Snell
Chicago Cubs7Atlanta Braves5BoxLee SmithBruce Sutter(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Houston Astros6BoxBill CampbellJeff CalhounKen Dayley
San Diego Padres1Montreal Expos2BoxJeff ReardonTim Stoddard(none)
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets3BoxRoger McDowellScott Garrelts(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies10BoxKevin GrossJerry Reuss(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJohn StuperJose DeLeonTed Power

Standings as of 1985-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles332013.606--174149259-811-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1286365.492
224Toronto Blue Jays332013.606--1531341910-710-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1287949.617
335Detroit Tigers321913.5940.51401261410-79-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1296564.504
4812New York Yankees321715.5312.5160147136-1111-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1298049.620
5916Boston Red Sox331617.4854.0146157-118-98-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1296564.504
61222Milwaukee Brewers321220.3757.5127139-128-74-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1295970.457
71324Cleveland Indians341222.3538.5120156-366-126-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1284880.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146California Angels342014.588--158155311-69-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1287058.547
258Chicago White Sox311813.5810.5138115236-812-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1316764.511
369Minnesota Twins341915.5591.0197165326-1013-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerHoward FoxHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1285870.453
4711Kansas City Royals331815.5451.5123122111-67-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1297356.566
51018Oakland Athletics341618.4714.018818357-109-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1286167.477
61119Seattle Mariners341519.4415.0141169-284-1211-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome1285969.461
71426Texas Rangers33924.27310.5114162-485-114-13L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1285375.414
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets322210.688--118105138-814-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1307654.585
222Chicago Cubs322111.6561.012494309-812-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1295673.434
337Montreal Expos342014.5883.011911547-913-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1276463.504
4817St. Louis Cardinals331617.4856.5159141186-1110-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1298544.659
51123Philadelphia Phillies331221.36410.5124131-73-139-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1296366.488
61225Pittsburgh Pirates321022.31312.0104136-323-127-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1294782.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410San Diego Padres331815.545--135122137-1011-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1296564.504
2513Cincinnati Reds341816.5290.5139137210-88-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1277156.559
3614Houston Astros341816.5290.5143122218-810-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1286563.508
4715Los Angeles Dodgers351718.4862.0100132-329-98-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1277849.614
5920Atlanta Braves331419.4244.0124137-137-97-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1295277.403
61021San Francisco Giants331320.3945.095112-175-128-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park1294980.380


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kiko GarciaSS-2B31.215Released by Phillies. 
John MorrisRF-CF24.083Traded by Royals to Cardinals for Lonnie Smith. 
Geno PetralliC25.235Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Lonnie SmithLF-OF29.147Traded by Cardinals to Royals for John Morris.