1985 Montreal Expos season

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1985 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Bronfman
Manager(s) Buck Rodgers
Local television CBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider, Ken Singleton)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Claude Raymond, Raymond Lebrun)
Local radio CFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider, Tommy Hutton, Ron Reusch)
CKAC (French)
(Jacques Doucet, Rodger Brulotte)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

April 30, 1985: In an 11-0 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, position player Razor Shines pitched one inning as the Expos pitching resources were depleted.[9]

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB
St. Louis Cardinals 101 61 .623 --
New York Mets 98 64 .605 3
Montreal Expos 84 77 .522 16.5
Chicago Cubs 77 84 .478 23.5
Philadelphia Phillies 75 87 .463 26
Pittsburgh Pirates 57 104 .354 43.5

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1985 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 5–7 7–11 8–10 5–13 3–9 2–10 10–2 6–6 7–11 10–8 3–9
Chicago 7–5 5–6 5–7 5–7 7–11 4–14 13–5 13–5 8–4 6–6 4–14
Cincinnati 11–7 6–5 11–7 7–11 8–4 4–8 7–5 9–3 9–9 12–6 5–7
Houston 10–8 7–5 7–11 6–12 6–6 4–8 4–8 6–6 12–6 15–3 6–6
Los Angeles 13–5 7–5 11–7 12–6 7–5 7–5 4–8 8–4 8–10 11–7 7–5
Montreal 9–3 11–7 4–8 6–6 5–7 9–9 8–10 9–8 5–7 7–5 11–7
New York 10–2 14–4 8–4 8–4 5–7 9–9 11–7 10–8 7–5 8–4 8–10
Philadelphia 2-10 5–13 5–7 8–4 8–4 10–8 7–11 11–7 5–7 6–6 8–10
Pittsburgh 6–6 5–13 3–9 6–6 4–8 8–9 8–10 7–11 4–8 3–9 3–15
San Diego 11–7 4–8 9–9 6–12 10–8 7–5 5–7 7–5 8–4 12–6 4–8
San Francisco 8–10 6–6 6–12 3–15 7–11 5–7 4–8 6–6 9–3 6–12 2–10
St. Louis 9–3 14–4 7–5 6–6 5–7 7–11 10–8 10–8 15–3 8–4 10–2


Notable transactions[edit]

Major League debuts[edit]

  • Batters:
    • Andrés Galarraga (Aug 23)
    • Al Newman (June 14)
  • Pitchers:
    • Tim Burke (Apr 8)
    • John Dopson (Sep 4)
    • Floyd Youmans (Jul 1) [13]

Roster[edit]

1985 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B Vance Law 147 519 138 .266 10 52
LF Tim Raines 150 575 184 .320 11 41
RF Andre Dawson 139 529 135 .255 23 91

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Terry Francona 107 281 75 .267 2 31
Mitch Webster 74 212 58 .274 11 30
Jim Wohlford 70 125 24 .192 1 15
Razor Shines 47 50 6 .120 0 3
Roy Johnson 3 5 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Steve Rogers 8 38 2 4 5.68 18

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bill Laskey 11 34.1 0 5 9.44 18

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bert Roberge 42 3 3 2 3.44 34
Jack O'Connor 20 0 2 0 4.94 16
Razor Shines 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Award winners[edit]

  • Andre Dawson, National League Gold Glove

1985 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Felipe Alou
AA Jacksonville Expos Southern League Tommy Thompson
A West Palm Beach Expos Florida State League J. R. Miner
Short-Season A Jamestown Expos New York–Penn League Ed Creech

References[edit]