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Games on 1985-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6California Angels1BoxJoe CowleyTommy JohnBrian Fisher
Texas Rangers7Chicago White Sox2BoxBurt HootonBritt BurnsGreg Harris
Boston Red Sox1Cleveland Indians4BoxNeal HeatonBruce HurstTom Waddell
Kansas City Royals2Milwaukee Brewers7BoxMoose HaasDanny Jackson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Minnesota Twins1BoxJim ClancyMike SmithsonJim Acker
Detroit Tigers9Oakland Athletics6BoxDan PetrySteve McCatty(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Seattle Mariners8BoxEd NunezTippy Martinez(none)
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves4BoxRick MahlerDennis EckersleyBruce Sutter
St. Louis Cardinals5Houston Astros6BoxNolan RyanKurt KepshireMark Ross
San Diego Padres8Montreal Expos2BoxDave DraveckyJoe HeskethRich Gossage
San Francisco Giants8New York Mets2BoxMark DavisWes Gardner(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies7BoxLarry AndersenTom NiedenfuerDon Carman
Cincinnati Reds8Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxTom BrowningMike Bielecki(none)

Standings as of 1985-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Toronto Blue Jays342113.618--1561352111-710-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1277849.614
224Detroit Tigers332013.6060.51491321711-79-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1286464.500
335Baltimore Orioles342014.5881.0181157249-911-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1276364.496
4610New York Yankees331815.5452.5166148187-1111-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1287949.617
5916Boston Red Sox341618.4715.0147161-148-108-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park1286563.508
61222Milwaukee Brewers331320.3947.5134141-78-75-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1285870.453
71324Cleveland Indians351322.3718.5124157-336-127-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1274780.370
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146California Angels352015.571--159161-211-69-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium1277057.551
258Chicago White Sox321814.5630.5140122186-812-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1306763.515
3712Minnesota Twins351916.5431.0198168306-1013-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerHoward FoxHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1275869.457
4814Kansas City Royals341816.5291.5125129-411-77-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1287355.570
61018Seattle Mariners351619.4574.0149176-274-1212-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome1275869.457
51119Oakland Athletics351619.4574.019419227-109-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1276166.480
71426Texas Rangers341024.2949.5121164-436-114-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium1275275.409
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets332211.667--12011378-814-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1297653.589
222Chicago Cubs332112.6361.012798299-912-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1285672.438
337Montreal Expos352015.5713.0121123-27-913-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium1266462.508
4817St. Louis Cardinals341618.4716.5164147176-1210-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II1288543.664
51123Philadelphia Phillies341321.3829.5131136-53-1310-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium1286266.484
61225Pittsburgh Pirates331023.30312.0104144-403-127-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1284781.367
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149San Diego Padres341915.559--143124198-1011-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1286464.500
2511Cincinnati Reds351916.5430.51471371011-88-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium1267056.556
3613Houston Astros351916.5430.5149127228-811-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1276463.504
4715Los Angeles Dodgers361719.4723.0105139-349-108-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1267848.619
5920Atlanta Braves341519.4414.0128140-127-98-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1285177.398
61021San Francisco Giants341420.4125.0103114-116-128-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park1284880.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Larry GuraP37.174Released by Royals.