July 25, 1985: A's (36-60) at Brewers (39-55)

Ted Higuera threw a complete game shutout as the Milwaukee Brewers outscored the Oakland Athletics 4 to 0. 

Higuera(7-10) looked very much in control throughout the night. He allowed just 7 hits and 1 walk in 9 innings. Both teams' bats went to sleep after the 2nd inning with no runs scored after that point. 

The loss was charged to Chris Codiroli(4-13). He gave up 4 runs and 5 hits in 7 innings.

July 25, 1985: Cubs (52-43) at Dodgers (59-37)

Right fielder Mike Marshall slammed a homerun at DODGER STADIUM where the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4 to 3. 

In the 3rd inning Los Angeles scored 2 runs when they had 4 base hits. That was all Orel Hershiser(11-7) needed. Tom Niedenfuer pitched a perfect ninth and was credited with his 17th save. 

Steve Trout(11-8) took the loss. He was unable to control the Los Angeles offense and allowed 13 hits and 2 walks in 8 innings.

July 25, 1985: Angels (44-51) at Blue Jays (60-37)

Reggie Jackson launched 2 homeruns and had 4 RBI as the California Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays by a score of 8 to 3. 

Jackson had a big day against Toronto. He blasted a two-run home run in the 3rd inning and cleared the fences for a two-run home run in the 5th inning. California had 7 hits for the night while Toronto had 4. 

Jim Slaton(6-11) went 7 innings allowing 3 runs for the win. Jim Clancy(7-7) suffered the loss. He was knocked around, surrendering 7 runs in 4 and 1/3 innings.

July 25, 1985: Cardinals (56-38) at Padres (54-43)

Jack Clark hit a homer and had 2 RBI at JACK MURPHY STADIUM where the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 5 to 2. 

St. Louis promptly took the lead in their half of the first scoring 2 runs. Vince Coleman kicked off the action when he drew a walk. Coleman got a good lead and stole second. Two outs later Clark came up and he bombed a two-run dinger. St. Louis had 8 hits for the afternoon. 

The victory was credited to Joaquin Andujar(8-8) who went 8 innings, allowing 2 runs. Jeff Lahti gained credit for his 17th save. Lamarr Hoyt(10-10) was hit with the loss. He gave up 5 hits and 1 walk in 7 innings. 

With this win, St. Louis has a 56-38 record. They have been 6-4 lately. With this loss, San Diego has a 4-6 record of late, 54-43 overall.

July 25, 1985: Tigers (57-37) at Twins (38-57)

Tom Brookens had 3 base hits and 2 RBI at METRODOME where the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins in 12 innings by the score of 5 to 4. 

The score was knotted at 4 after nine innings. Detroit won it in the 12th inning. Chet Lemon tripled. Brookens stepped up to the plate and he banged out a single scoring the run. For the game Detroit out-hit Minnesota 14 to 11. 

Juan Berenguer(3-0) got the win allowing no runs in 4 innings. Willie Hernandez earned his 22nd save. The loss was charged to Frank Eufemia(1-1) in relief. 

The Detroit ballclub's record now stands at 57-37. Not able to get much going in recent weeks, Minnesota is 2-8 of late and now has an overall record of 38-57.

July 25, 1985: Pirates (39-55) at Giants (40-56)

Jose Uribe blasted a homerun and had 3 RBI and Atlee Hammaker shutout Pittsburgh while allowing the San Francisco bullpen a day-off at CANDLESTICK PARK as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates by the count of 8 to 0. 

Hammaker(11-5) was very good in the win. He gave up just 7 hits and 4 walks in 9 innings. San Francisco banged out 13 hits on the afternoon. 

Rick Rhoden(5-11) took the loss. He allowed a few too many baserunners giving up 12 hits and 2 walks in 5 innings.

July 25, 1985: Orioles (46-48) at White Sox (48-45)

Larry Sheets left the yard and had 3 RBI and Storm Davis had an impressive outing as the Baltimore Orioles topped the Chicago White Sox by a score of 11 to 2 at COMISKEY PARK. 

Davis(11-5) simply dominated Chicago. He allowed only 4 hits and 1 walk in 9 innings lowering his ERA to 4.33. Baltimore finished with 13 hits in the victory. 

Gene Nelson(9-11) was tagged with the loss. He was hit hard and gave up 8 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings. 'We didn't have a whole lot of chances tonight,' Tony LaRussa said. 'Davis just was too much for our guys.'