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Games on 1985-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles9BoxKen DixonMike Mason(none)
Oakland Athletics4California Angels5BoxKirk McCaskillDon SuttonStew Cliburn
Toronto Blue Jays3Cleveland Indians5BoxTom WaddellDave Stieb(none)
Detroit Tigers1Kansas City Royals2BoxBret SaberhagenJack Morris(none)
Minnesota Twins1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxDanny DarwinMike Smithson(none)
Boston Red Sox5New York Yankees6BoxMarty BystromMark ClearRich Bordi
New York Mets1Montreal Expos0BoxRon DarlingTim BurkeRoger McDowell

Standings as of 1985-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1187345.619--56743013733-2740-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium432617.605
225New York Yankees1166848.5864.061147213928-3340-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I452916.644
359Detroit Tigers1176354.5389.55124931932-2831-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium442123.477
4610Baltimore Orioles1156154.53010.56005435728-2833-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium462224.478
5915Boston Red Sox1175859.49614.55405192125-3432-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park452322.511
61120Milwaukee Brewers1155362.46118.5500545-4523-3230-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium461828.391
71425Cleveland Indians1173978.33333.5468592-12415-4324-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium452124.467
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1186850.576--5164803631-2937-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium442222.500
248Kansas City Royals1156451.5572.54984633531-2833-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium472720.574
3713Oakland Athletics1186256.5256.05715561528-3334-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum441529.341
4814Chicago White Sox1155758.4969.5501515-1427-3230-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park472819.596
51017Seattle Mariners1185563.46613.0519598-7922-3333-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome441925.432
61221Minnesota Twins1175364.45314.5513586-7319-3634-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome452421.533
71324Texas Rangers1164274.36225.0435559-12417-4125-33L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium452025.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1167145.612--4894236631-2640-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium462719.587
223St. Louis Cardinals1157045.6090.553440912531-2739-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II473116.660
347Montreal Expos1186751.5685.04474281931-2836-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium431726.395
4716Chicago Cubs1155659.48714.5450482-3224-3332-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field462125.457
5818Philadelphia Phillies1165462.46617.04914652622-3632-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium462125.457
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1143579.30735.0363502-13912-4423-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium472225.468
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1156946.600--4423994331-2538-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium472621.553
2511Cincinnati Reds1156154.5308.0472479-732-2829-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium462818.609
3612San Diego Padres1176255.5308.04754334228-3034-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium452124.467
4919Houston Astros1165462.46615.5471495-2425-3529-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome462917.630
51022Atlanta Braves1155065.43519.0465514-4924-3426-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie HaasJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium471631.340
61123San Francisco Giants1164571.38824.5376446-7016-4129-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park461729.370


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John WockenfussC-1B36.173Released by Phillies.