September 22, 1985: Mariners (73-76) at Rangers (72-76)

Dave Henderson lofted one into the 'cheap seats' and had 4 RBI at ARLINGTON STADIUM where the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers by the score of 9 to 6. 

Henderson had a big day against Texas. He clubbed a two-run home run in the 4th inning, lined a single plating two runs in the 5th inning and lined a base-hit in the 7th inning. Seattle had 14 hits for the night while Texas had 11. 

Matt Young(17-12) picked up the victory, allowing 6 runs in 6 innings. Roy Thomas got the save, his 14th. Dickie Noles(9-9) suffered the loss. He was knocked around pretty good, giving up 6 runs in 4 and 1/3 innings.

September 22, 1985: Reds (79-70) at Astros (72-77)

Ron Oester had 4 hits and 2 RBI at Colt Stadium as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Houston Astros by the count of 5 to 3. 

Cincinnati erupted with the game winning runs in the top of the 9th inning plating 2 runs. Dann Bilardello led off and started the rally when he reached on an error. Wayne Krenchicki came next and he drew a walk. Bo Diaz then drew a walk to load the bases. Eric Davis struck out, unable to help the rally. Oester stepped into the box and doubled which was good for two runs. Cincinnati out-hit Houston for the game, 14 hits to 8. 

The victory went to Tom Hume(3-2) who went 1 inning, allowing 1 run. John Franco preserved the game for Hume, recording his his 28th save. Frank Dipino(4-2) was hit with the loss in relief.

September 22, 1985: Dodgers (90-60) at Giants (66-83)

Dave Lapoint tossed a shutout at CANDLESTICK PARK as the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 1 to 0. 

Lapoint(8-17) was very good in the win. He gave up just 7 hits and 1 walk in 9 innings dropping his ERA from 4.56 to 4.36. Los Angeles threatened in the 9th but their rally came up short. 

Fernando Valenzuela(16-10) was the loser. He was stingy with the baserunners, allowing just 2 hits and 3 walks in 8 innings.

September 22, 1985: A's (65-84) at White Sox (74-74)

The Chicago White Sox got by the Oakland Athletics at COMISKEY PARK. The final score was 5 to 3. 

Chicago won the game with a rally in the bottom of the 8th inning scoring 3 runs utilizing 2 base hits. Greg Walker got things going when he stroked a base-hit. After an out was recorded, Oscar Gamble came up and he drew a walk. One out later, Tim Hulett then belted a three-run homer. Oakland had a chance to come back in the 9th but they came up short. 

Dave Wehrmeister(3-1) was the winner allowing no runs in 1 and 2/3 innings. Bob James was credited with his 33rd save. Keith Atherton(3-4) was the losing pitcher in relief.

September 22, 1985: Twins (65-85) at Royals (81-67)

In an entertaining game at ROYALS STADIUM the final score was the Kansas City Royals 11, the Minnesota Twins 8. 

Kansas City had the winning rally in the 8th inning scoring 4 runners on 4 hits. The highlight belonged to Hal McRae who came through for the home fans when he ripped a base-hit bringing in two baserunners. Offensively, Kansas City was a juggernaut. They scored in 6 separate innings. 

Joe Beckwith(10-5) allowed no runs in 1 inning, and picked up the victory. Dan Quisenberry earned his 31st save. Frank Eufemia(1-4) took the loss in relief. He gave up 4 runs in 1 inning and saw his ERA jump from 4.36 to 4.94.

September 22, 1985: Braves (45-104) at Padres (79-70)

At JACK MURPHY STADIUM, the San Diego fans witnessed a great pitcher's duel. Steve Bedrosian(7-19) finally bested his San Diego opposite, Dave Dravecky(13-12), by the score of 2 to 1. 

Atlanta brought 1 run across the plate in the top of the 3rd inning. That early scoring held up. The pitchers took over after the 3rd inning as neither team was able to score again. 

Gene Garber was credited with his 1st save. The loss was charged to Dravecky. He surrendered 5 hits and 3 walks in 7 innings. 

Atlanta now has a record of 45-104. San Diego has a record of 79-70 after the loss.

September 22, 1985: Yankees (84-65) at Orioles (73-76)

Third baseman Andre Robertson had 2 base hits and 2 RBI as the New York Yankees bested the Baltimore Orioles 6 to 4 at MEMORIAL STADIUM. 

Ron Guidry(24-9) earned his pay with a solid performance for New York. He went 8 innings and surrended up 7 hits and 2 walks. Baltimore threatened in the 9th but New York was able to put down the rally. 

Guidry got help from Dave Righetti who earned his 33rd save. Mike Boddicker(4-13) absorbed the loss. He was touched for 9 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings.