September 7, 1985: Mets (86-49) at Dodgers (82-54)

Bill Madlock jacked one out of the ballyard and had 2 RBI and Orel Hershiser mowed down 13 New York batters as the dominant Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 6 to 0 at DODGER STADIUM. 

Hershiser(18-8) simply dominated New York. He didn't allow much, just 4 hits and 1 walk in 9 innings. Los Angeles rapped out 18 hits for the afternoon. Rick Aguilera(5-10) was hit with the loss. 

Hershiser was pleased with his performance. He noted, "I had good zip on my pitches. Just as important, my location was right on. The fans really got into the game too - that always helps me."

September 7, 1985: Twins (57-79) AT Blue Jays (83-53)

At EXHIBITION STADIUM, the Toronto faithful were treated to an intriguing pitcher's duel. Pete Filson(4-5) finally bested his Toronto counterpart, Doyle Alexander(17-9), by the score of 3 to 1. 

Minnesota scored 2 runs in the decisive 5th inning. Minnesota managed 9 hits in their victory. Frank Eufemia earned his 4th save. Alexander took the loss. 

With this win, Minnesota has a 57-79 record. They have been 7-3 lately. With the loss Toronto now has a record of 83-53.

September 7, 1985: Expos (64-71) at Giants (58-76)

Dave Lapoint tossed a shutout at CANDLESTICK PARK where the San Francisco Giants beat the Montreal Expos 4 to 0. 

Lapoint(6-16) escaped virtually unscathed against the Montreal hitters. He allowed only 6 hits and 1 walk in 9 innings reducing his ERA from 4.84 to 4.60. San Francisco had a total of 7 hits for the game. 

Joe Hesketh(12-8) was the losing pitcher. He gave up 3 runs and 6 hits in 6 innings. 

September 7, 1985: Indians (50-89) at Red Sox (83-52)

In a wild and wooly game at FENWAY PARK, the impressive Boston Red Sox finally topped the Cleveland Indians by the score of 14 to 13 in 10 innings. 

The score was knotted at 13 after nine innings. Boston won the hard fought contest in the 10th inning. After an out was recorded, Rich Gedman doubled. One out later, Glenn Hoffman came to bat and doubled making Boston the victor and beginning a joyous home town celebration. A wild and woolly affair, this game saw the lead change 6 times. 

Bob Ojeda(10-5) was the winner allowing no runs in 2 innings. The losing pitcher was Tom Waddell(7-8) in relief. He got hit pretty hard, allowing 5 hits and 2 walks in 2 and 2/3 innings.

September 6, 1985: Mariners (68-67) at Tigers (80-54)

At TIGER STADIUM, the Detroit faithful were treated to an intriguing pitcher's duel. Walt Terrell(16-7) finally bested his Seattle counterpart, Mike Moore(19-10), by the score of 3 to 1. 

Seattle never recovered after Detroit took the lead in the bottom of the 3rd inning scoring one runner using 2 hits. Detroit rapped out 8 hits for the night. 

Willie Hernandez preserved the game for Terrell, recording his his 31st save. Moore was charged with the loss. He pitched 7 innings allowing 8 hits and 1 walk.