June 17, 1985: Yankees (32-28) at Orioles (32-29)

39,911 fans were treated to a fine game at MEMORIAL STADIUM as only one run separated the combatants at game's end. 

The New York Yankees won by the slimmest of margins, 8 to 7. New York scored the deciding run in the top of the 8th inning. After an out was recorded, Mike Pagliarulo drew a walk. Butch Wynegar came next and he singled. Bobby Meacham then was hit by a pitch. Rickey Henderson was up next and he drew a walk. Willie Randolph came up to bat and grounded into a double play. New York banged out 12 hits on the night. 

The winning pitcher was Rich Bordi(1-0) who allowed no runs in 2 and 1/3 innings. Bordi got help from Dave Righetti who earned his 12th save. The losing pitcher was Tippy Martinez(2-1) in relief. 

With this win, New York has a 32-28 record. They have been 4-6 lately. Baltimore has a record of 32-29 after the loss.