August 17, 1985: Red Sox (71-45) at Yankees (67-49)

At YANKEE STADIUM the New York Yankees were battered 8 to 3 by the impressive Boston Red Sox. 

Bob Ojeda(9-5) gave Boston a solid outing. He allowed 6 hits and 4 walks in 8 innings. For the game Boston out-hit New York 12 to 6. 

Phil Niekro(10-8) was charged with the loss. He was not very effective, surrendering 7 runs in 5 and 2/3 innings.