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Games on 1985-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3California Angels7BoxMike WittScott McGregorDonnie Moore
Texas Rangers4Chicago White Sox7BoxBritt BurnsDickie NolesDave Wehrmeister
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians6BoxCurt WardleMike TrujilloVern Ruhle
Kansas City Royals5Milwaukee Brewers8BoxJaime CocanowerDanny JacksonBob Gibson
Toronto Blue Jays8Minnesota Twins0BoxSteve DavisFrank Viola(none)
New York Yankees0Oakland Athletics3BoxTommy JohnRon GuidrySteve Ontiveros
Detroit Tigers1Seattle Mariners3BoxMatt YoungFrank Tanana(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Atlanta Braves7BoxGene GarberDon Robinson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Cincinnati Reds4BoxBill CampbellTed PowerJeff Lahti
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros11BoxDave SmithRon Meridith(none)
San Francisco Giants6Montreal Expos1BoxGreg MintonJeff Reardon(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2New York Mets1BoxJerry ReussSid FernandezTom Niedenfuer
San Diego Padres4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxMark ThurmondJohn DennyRoy Lee Jackson

Standings as of 1985-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Toronto Blue Jays1267947.627--60945415539-2940-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium352015.571
225New York Yankees1247351.5895.065150514633-3640-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I372413.649
3510Detroit Tigers1256758.53611.55515232836-3231-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium361719.472
4611Baltimore Orioles1236558.52812.56495846532-3233-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium381820.474
5916Boston Red Sox1245965.47619.05625501225-3633-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park382216.579
61018Milwaukee Brewers1235766.46320.5532579-4724-3633-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium381424.368
71425Cleveland Indians1254580.36033.5506617-11115-4330-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium371522.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136California Angels1267254.571--5605431731-2941-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike PortAnaheim Stadium361818.500
247Kansas City Royals1236855.5532.55364924433-3035-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium392316.590
3712Oakland Athletics1266660.5246.06005851528-3338-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361125.306
4815Chicago White Sox1246163.49210.0535560-2527-3234-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park382414.632
51119Seattle Mariners1265868.46014.0550634-8422-3336-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome361620.444
61221Minnesota Twins1235568.44715.5526606-8021-3834-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerAndy MacPhailHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome392217.564
71324Texas Rangers1244678.37125.0466601-13521-4525-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom GrieveArlington Stadium371621.432
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1237746.626--57243913338-2839-18W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dal MaxvillBusch Stadium II392415.615
234New York Mets1257550.6003.05184477131-2644-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium372314.622
348Montreal Expos1266957.5489.5469462731-2838-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Murray CookOlympic Stadium351520.429
4714Chicago Cubs1236162.49616.0490514-2429-3632-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field381622.421
5817Philadelphia Phillies1245866.46819.55325032922-3636-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill GilesVeterans Stadium381721.447
61226Pittsburgh Pirates1223983.32037.5402536-13412-4627-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium391821.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1985 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1237449.602--4814285336-2838-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium392118.538
259San Diego Padres1266858.5407.55054555034-3334-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium361521.417
3613Cincinnati Reds1236459.52010.0495510-1533-3031-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschRiverfront Stadium382513.658
4920Houston Astros1245767.46017.5522539-1726-3731-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome382612.684
51022Atlanta Braves1235271.42322.0487556-6924-3428-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby WineJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium391425.359
61123San Francisco Giants1244975.39525.5403487-8420-4529-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim DavenportTom HallerCandlestick Park381325.342


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Freddie ToliverP24.205Traded by Reds with Alan Knicely and Tom Foley to Phillies for Greg Simpson and Bo Diaz.