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Games on 1985-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles4BoxDennis MartinezJeff RussellDon Aase
Oakland Athletics2California Angels5BoxJohn CandelariaTim BirtsasStew Cliburn
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers3BoxAurelio LopezNeal Heaton(none)
Chicago White Sox2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxRay BurrisDave Wehrmeister(none)
Seattle Mariners6Minnesota Twins5BoxEd Vande BergSteve HoweEd Nunez
Boston Red Sox4New York Yankees5BoxDave RighettiSteve Crawford(none)
Kansas City Royals4Toronto Blue Jays2BoxCharlie LeibrandtJimmy Key(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs6BoxLee SmithKent Tekulve(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Houston Astros5BoxDave SmithTed Power(none)
New York Mets1Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxRick RhodenEd Lynch(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres6BoxAndy HawkinsRick MahlerLance McCullers
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants1BoxJerry ReussVida BlueKen Howell
Montreal Expos1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxBob ForschBill Laskey(none)

Standings as of 1985-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1157243.626--55241513733-2639-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium462719.587
225New York Yankees1136548.5756.059846413428-3337-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I483216.667
359Detroit Tigers1146153.53510.55004861432-2729-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium472324.489
4712Baltimore Orioles1135954.52212.05825394328-2831-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium482424.500
5814Boston Red Sox1145856.50913.55325062625-3132-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park482325.479
61119Milwaukee Brewers1125260.46418.5485524-3923-3229-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium491930.388
71425Cleveland Indians1143876.33333.5458578-12015-4123-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium482226.458
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1156649.574--4994673231-2935-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium472423.511
248Kansas City Royals1126250.5542.54864503630-2732-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium502921.580
3611Oakland Athletics1156154.5305.05585391927-3134-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum471631.340
4916Chicago White Sox1135558.48710.0481504-2325-3230-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park493019.612
51018Seattle Mariners1165462.46612.5512594-8221-3233-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome462026.435
61221Minnesota Twins1145262.45613.5508575-6719-3533-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome482523.521
71324Texas Rangers1144272.36823.5431541-11017-3925-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium472027.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1137043.619--52539812731-2739-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II493118.633
223New York Mets1136944.6111.04844156929-2540-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium492920.592
347Montreal Expos1156550.5656.04364181829-2836-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium461927.413
4715Chicago Cubs1135657.49614.0441463-2224-3332-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field482127.438
5920Philadelphia Phillies1145262.45618.54724561620-3632-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium482325.479
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1123478.30435.5355498-14312-4422-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium492326.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1136944.611--4393924731-2338-21W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium492623.531
2510San Diego Padres1156154.5309.04704264428-3033-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium472225.468
3613Cincinnati Reds1135954.52210.0456476-2030-2829-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium483018.625
4817Houston Astros1145460.47415.5468479-1125-3529-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome482919.604
51022Atlanta Braves1134964.43420.0458509-5123-3326-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium491732.347
61123San Francisco Giants1144371.37726.5369443-7416-4127-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park481929.396


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob KipperP21.039Traded by Angels with Mike Brown and Pat Clements to Pirates for George Hendrick, Al Holland and John Candelaria. 
Omar MorenoOF32.296Released by Yankees. 
Andy TomberlinRF-LF18.282Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves.