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Games on 1985-07-12

Top1985 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles10Boxscore - PBP948,7442:56Gene NelsonKen DixonKen Dixon (5-3)Gene Nelson (5-4)Don Aase (3)Tony LaRussaEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays3California Angels5Boxscore - PBP935,8702:43Jimmy KeyKirk McCaskillKirk McCaskill (5-5)Jimmy Key (7-4)Donnie Moore (17)Bobby CoxGene MauchAngel Stadium of
ALKansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians5Boxscore - PBP118,0583:22Charlie LeibrandtRamon RomeroTom Waddell (4-5)Dan Quisenberry (4-6)-Dick HowserPat CorralesCleveland Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP938,5242:53John ButcherFrank TananaJohn Butcher (6-8)Frank Tanana (4-8)Ron Davis (12)Ray MillerSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALTexas Rangers0New York Yankees6Boxscore - PBP921,8322:02Bob SebraEd WhitsonEd Whitson (5-6)Bob Sebra (0-2)-Bobby ValentineBilly MartinYankee Stadium I
ALMilwaukee Brewers5Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP912,3512:39Teddy HigueraChris CodiroliTeddy Higuera (6-5)Chris Codiroli (8-6)-George BambergerJackie MooreOakland-Alameda C
ALBoston Red Sox5Seattle Mariners4Boxscore - PBP912,4522:56Bruce KisonMike MooreMike Trujillo (2-2)Ed Nunez (4-1)Mark Clear (1)John McNamaraChuck CottierThe Kingdome
NLPhiladelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP923,3452:25Shane RawleySteve BedrosianTerry Forster (1-2)Don Carman (2-2)-John FelskeEddie HaasAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLLos Angeles Dodgers7Chicago Cubs4Boxscore - PBP936,0292:57Orel HershiserDick RuthvenTom Niedenfuer (4-2)Lee Smith (4-4)-Tom LasordaJim FreyWrigley Field
NLMontreal Expos4Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP1129,3723:32David PalmerFrank PastoreJohn Franco (6-1)Randy St. Claire (3-2)-Buck RodgersPete RoseCinergy Field
NLNew York Mets3Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP1021,0353:04Ron DarlingJoe NiekroRon Darling (9-2)Ron Mathis (3-5)Roger McDowell (7)Davey JohnsonBob LillisAstrodome
NLSan Francisco Giants1Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP97,9152:32Jim GottRick ReuschelRick Reuschel (8-2)Jim Gott (4-6)John Candelaria (9)Jim DavenportChuck TannerThree Rivers Stad
NLSan Diego Padres2St. Louis Cardinals0Boxscore - PBP944,1992:14LaMarr HoytJoaquin AndujarLaMarr Hoyt (12-4)Joaquin Andujar (15-4)Rich Gossage (18)Dick WilliamsWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1985-07-12.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays865333.616--4143249027-2026-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium754629.613
336New York Yankees834736.5664.54223319117-2330-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I785028.641
247Detroit Tigers834736.5664.53593312825-1822-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium783741.474
4510Baltimore Orioles834439.5307.54213853620-2124-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium783939.500
5714Boston Red Sox854441.5188.53923741821-2723-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park773740.481
61220Milwaukee Brewers823745.45114.0345375-3018-2619-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium793445.430
71426Cleveland Indians842856.33324.0329413-8411-2817-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium783246.410
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123California Angels855035.588--3813265522-1528-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium774037.519
2613Oakland Athletics854441.5186.0408420-1217-2027-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum773344.429
3816Kansas City Royals844242.5007.5337328921-2321-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium784929.628
4917Chicago White Sox824042.4888.5336351-1519-2621-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park804535.563
51018Seattle Mariners854144.4829.0356427-7115-2126-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome773344.429
61119Minnesota Twins833944.47010.0369413-4417-2822-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerHoward FoxHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome793841.481
71323Texas Rangers863254.37218.5326397-7113-2919-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium753045.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals835033.602--3922989420-2030-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II795128.646
224New York Mets844836.5712.5318309923-2325-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium785028.641
359Montreal Expos864838.5583.5307306122-2126-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium753639.480
4611Chicago Cubs844440.5246.53303151518-2426-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field773344.429
5921Philadelphia Phillies843747.44013.5327319812-2625-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium783840.487
61225Pittsburgh Pirates832954.34921.0277362-8510-2719-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium782850.359
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Diego Padres864937.570--3643125226-2323-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium763442.447
248Los Angeles Dodgers834736.5660.5300309-926-2021-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium794831.608
3712Cincinnati Reds834340.5184.5350357-722-2021-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium784632.590
4815Houston Astros864343.5006.03543371719-2024-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome764036.526
51022Atlanta Braves843747.44011.0326362-3616-2021-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium782949.372
61124San Francisco Giants863155.36018.0264323-5912-3619-19L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park763145.408


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tommy JohnP42.051Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.