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Games on 1985-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays9Baltimore Orioles3BoxTom FilerStorm Davis(none)
Chicago White Sox7Boston Red Sox2BoxGene NelsonAl Nipper(none)
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox4BoxSteve CrawfordJuan Agosto(none)
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians9BoxRoy SmithPhil Niekro(none)
California Angels1Oakland Athletics3BoxChris CodiroliUrbano LugoJay Howell
San Diego Padres6Atlanta Braves0BoxAndy HawkinsZane Smith(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Chicago Cubs9BoxGeorge FrazierKen Dayley(none)
Houston Astros2Cincinnati Reds5BoxAndy McGaffiganBob Knepper(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJohn DennyDon Robinson(none)

Standings as of 1985-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1036538.631--50037312730-2335-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium583424.586
236New York Yankees1005545.5508.551240910323-3232-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I614219.689
3510Detroit Tigers995346.53510.04314092228-2225-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium623131.500
4613Boston Red Sox1025448.52910.54694462322-2831-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park602733.450
5815Baltimore Orioles1005149.51012.55054693624-2427-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium613229.525
61221Milwaukee Brewers984454.44918.5418463-4518-2826-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium632736.429
71425Cleveland Indians1013368.32731.0391507-11613-3620-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium612734.443
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125California Angels1015744.564--4364162027-2430-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium613328.541
248Kansas City Royals995445.5452.04263883827-2627-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium633726.587
3714Oakland Athletics1015348.5254.0487482522-2631-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum612437.393
4916Chicago White Sox995049.5056.0421424-323-2827-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park633528.556
51017Seattle Mariners1014853.4759.0443511-6819-2829-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome612635.426
61118Minnesota Twins994653.46510.0446501-5519-3127-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerHoward FoxHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome633132.492
71324Texas Rangers1013962.38618.0385472-8716-3523-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium602337.383
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals996039.606--45834811028-2632-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II634122.651
223New York Mets1005941.5901.54133694425-2334-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium623923.629
347Montreal Expos1025646.5495.53653541123-2533-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium592831.475
4712Chicago Cubs1005347.5307.53983871124-2929-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field612437.393
5819Philadelphia Phillies1004654.46014.54073961116-3130-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium622933.468
61226Pittsburgh Pirates993267.32328.0310432-12212-3620-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium622537.403
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers995841.586--3863642227-2131-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium633726.587
259San Diego Padres1025547.5394.54163714528-2627-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium602832.467
3611Cincinnati Reds995346.5355.0414425-1127-2226-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium623626.581
4920Houston Astros1024656.45113.5408431-2322-3124-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome603723.617
51022Atlanta Braves1004456.44014.5407449-4220-2724-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium622240.355
61123San Francisco Giants1024062.39219.5320376-5615-3825-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park602238.367


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jay BellSS-2B19.233Traded by Twins with Rich Yett, Jim Weaver and Curt Wardle to Indians for Bert Blyleven. 
Bert BlylevenP34.117Traded by Indians to Twins for Rich Yett, Jim Weaver, Jay Bell and Curt Wardle. 
Dan Driessen1B34.003Traded by Expos to Giants for Scot Thompson and Bill Laskey. 
Bill LaskeyP27.224Traded by Giants with Scot Thompson to Expos for Dan Driessen. 
Scot ThompsonOF-1B29.238Traded by Giants with Bill Laskey to Expos for Dan Driessen. 
Curt WardleP24.258Traded by Twins with Rich Yett, Jim Weaver and Jay Bell to Indians for Bert Blyleven. 
Jim WeaverRF-OF25.296Traded by Twins with Rich Yett, Jay Bell and Curt Wardle to Indians for Bert Blyleven.