September 14, 1985: Twins (61-82) at Indians (53-92)

Tim Teufel had 4 hits and 2 RBI as the Minnesota Twins defeated the hopeless Cleveland Indians 12 to 7 at MUNICIPAL STADIUM. 

Mike Smithson(10-17) pitched just well enough, barely, to win. He gave up 6 runs in 5 innings. Minnesota out-hit Cleveland for the game, 19 hits to 13. 

Roy Smith(1-5) ended up with the loss. He was knocked around, surrendering 7 runs in 3 innings.

September 14, 1985: Padres (75-66) at Astros (67-74)

The San Diego Padres readily handled Houston Astros by a score of 7 to 3 at Colt Stadium. 

Mark Thurmond(10-5) pitched well for San Diego in their victory. He went 6 and 1/3 innings allowing 5 hits and 2 walks. San Diego finished with 11 hits while Houston ended up with 7. 

Bob Knepper(17-13) was given the loss. He pitched 7 innings giving up 6 hits and 2 walks.

September 14, 1985: Royals (76-64) at A's (61-81)

Left fielder Dusty Baker had 4 hits and 4 RBI at OAKLAND COLISEUM as the Oakland Athletics pulled off a dramatic comeback beating the Kansas City Royals by the count of 12 to 11. 

Oakland had the winning rally in the bottom of the 9th inning plating 3 runs utilizing 5 base hits. Bruce Bochte led off and keyed the rally when he slapped a base-hit. Mickey Tettleton was next and he doubled. Jose Canseco then laced a single scoring a run. After an out was recorded, Mike Heath came to the plate and smacked a one-base hit to load the bases. Tony Phillips followed, but he was set down on strikes. Baker contributed to the rally and slapped a single making Oakland the victor and beginning a joyous home town celebration. A wild and woolly affair, this game saw the lead change 6 times. 

Steve McCatty(5-7) got credit for the victory, pitching 1/3 of an inning and allowing no runs. Joe Beckwith(9-5) took the loss in relief.

September 14, 1985: Cardinals (85-56) at Cubs (72-70)

Andy Van Slyke had 3 base hits and 2 RBI at WRIGLEY FIELD as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6 to 1. 

St. Louis scored 3 runs in the decisive top of the 7th inning when they had 3 base hits. The key offensive moment was provided by Vince Coleman who quieted the crowd when he lined a base-hit bringing home two baserunners. Neither team was able to score until the 6th inning. 

Danny Cox(9-11) went 8 innings allowing 1 run for the victory. The loss was charged to Dennis Eckersley(18-9). He surrendered 6 hits and 1 walk in 6 and 1/3 innings.

September 14, 1985: Orioles (71-70) at Tigers (84-57)

Todd Crane dominated striking out 15 Baltimore batters as the mighty Detroit Tigers outscored the Baltimore Orioles 1 to 0. 

Crane(15-8) was on top of his game. He surrendered only 6 hits and 3 walks in 9 innings. Baltimore tried unsuccessfully to come back in the 9th.

Mike Flanagan(9-3) was the losing pitcher. He gave up 1 run and 8 hits in 8 innings.

National League Daily RECAP for September 13, 1985

American League Daily RECAP for September 13, 1985