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Monday August 26,1985This date in baseball
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Games on 1985-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles17California Angels3BoxDennis MartinezJohn Candelaria(none)
Boston Red Sox6Chicago White Sox7BoxBob JamesBob Stanley(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Cleveland Indians4BoxNeal HeatonBob Gibson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Cleveland Indians3BoxRay BurrisRoy SmithRollie Fingers
Texas Rangers2Kansas City Royals9BoxCharlie LeibrandtJeff Russell(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Minnesota Twins3BoxDoyle AlexanderBert BlylevenTom Henke
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics3BoxRick LangfordBob Shirley(none)
Detroit Tigers6Seattle Mariners3BoxJuan BerenguerFrank WillsGuillermo Hernandez
Pittsburgh Pirates1Atlanta Braves2BoxGene GarberDon Robinson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds0BoxDanny CoxJay Tibbs(none)
Chicago Cubs10Houston Astros4BoxSteve EngelBob Knepper(none)
San Francisco Giants7Montreal Expos4BoxDave LaPointBill LaskeyScott Garrelts
Los Angeles Dodgers6New York Mets1BoxFernando ValenzuelaEd Lynch(none)
San Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDon CarmanLance McCullers(none)

Standings as of 1985-08-26

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1257847.624--60145414738-2940-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium362115.583
225New York Yankees1237350.5934.065150214933-3540-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I382414.632
359Detroit Tigers1246757.54010.55505203036-3131-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium371720.459
4611Baltimore Orioles1226557.53311.56465776932-3133-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium391821.462
5916Boston Red Sox1235964.48018.05605441625-3533-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park392217.564
61018Milwaukee Brewers1225666.45920.5524574-5024-3632-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium391524.385
71425Cleveland Indians1244480.35533.5500615-11515-4329-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium381622.421
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1257154.568--5535401331-2940-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium371918.514
247Kansas City Royals1226854.5571.55314844733-2935-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium402317.575
3713Oakland Athletics1256560.5206.05975851228-3337-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum371225.324
4815Chicago White Sox1236063.48810.0528556-2827-3233-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park392514.641
51119Seattle Mariners1255768.45614.0547633-8622-3335-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome371720.459
61221Minnesota Twins1225567.45114.5526598-7221-3834-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome402218.550
71324Texas Rangers1234677.37424.0462594-13221-4425-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium381622.421
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1227646.623--56643513137-2839-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II402515.625
223New York Mets1247549.6052.05174457231-2644-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium382315.605
348Montreal Expos1256956.5528.54684561231-2838-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium361521.417
4714Chicago Cubs1226161.50015.0486503-1729-3532-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field391623.410
5817Philadelphia Phillies1235865.47218.55314993222-3636-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium391722.436
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1213982.32236.5396529-13312-4527-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium401822.450
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1227349.598--4794275235-2838-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium402218.550
2510San Diego Padres1256758.5367.55014544733-3334-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium371621.432
3612Cincinnati Reds1226458.5259.0491504-1333-3031-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium392514.641
4920Houston Astros1235667.45517.5511535-2426-3730-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome392712.692
51022Atlanta Braves1225171.41822.0480550-7024-3427-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby WineJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium401525.375
61123San Francisco Giants1234875.39025.5397486-8919-4529-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park391425.359

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John Henry JohnsonP29.005Signed as Free Agent by Brewers.