1986 Baltimore Orioles season

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1986 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 73–89 (.451)
Divisional place 7th
Other information
Owner(s) Edward Bennett Williams
General manager(s) Hank Peters
Manager(s) Earl Weaver
Local television WMAR-TV
(Chuck Thompson, Brooks Robinson)
Home Team Sports
(Rex Barney, Mel Proctor, John Lowenstein, Tom Davis)
Local radio WFBR
(Jon Miller, Tom Marr)
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The 1986 Baltimore Orioles season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Orioles finishing 7th in the American League East with a record of 73 wins and 89 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 95 66 0.590 51–30 44–36
New York Yankees 90 72 0.556 41–39 49–33
Detroit Tigers 87 75 0.537 49–32 38–43
Toronto Blue Jays 86 76 0.531 42–39 44–37
Cleveland Indians 84 78 0.519 11½ 45–35 39–43
Milwaukee Brewers 77 84 0.478 18 41–39 36–45
Baltimore Orioles 73 89 0.451 22½ 37–42 36–47


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1986 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 4–9 6–6 9–3 4–9 1–12 6–6 6–7 8–4 5–8 5–7 6–6 5–7 8–5
Boston 9–4 5–7 7–5 10–3 7–6 6–6 6–6 10–2 5–8 7–5 8–4 8–4 7–6
California 6–6 7–5 7–6 6–6 7–5 8–5 5–7 7–6 7–5 10–3 8–5 8–5 6–6
Chicago 3–9 5–7 6–7 5–7 6–6 7–6 5–7 6–7 6–6 7–6 8–5 2–11 6–6
Cleveland 9–4 3–10 6–6 7–5 4–9 8–4 8–5 6–6 5–8 10–2 9–3 6–6 3–10–1
Detroit 12–1 6–7 5–7 6–6 9–4 5–7 8–5 7–5 6–7 6–6 6–6 7–5 4–9
Kansas City 6–6 6–6 5–8 6–7 4–8 7–5 6–6 6–7 4–8 8–5 5–8 8–5 5–7
Milwaukee 7–6 6–6 7–5 7–5 5–8 5–8 6–6 4–8 8–5 5–7 6–6 4–8 7–6
Minnesota 4–8 2–10 6–7 7–6 6–6 5–7 7–6 8–4 4–8 6–7 6–7 6–7 4–8
New York 8–5 8–5 5–7 6–6 8–5 7–6 8–4 5–8 8–4 5–7 8–4 7–5 7–6
Oakland 7–5 5–7 3–10 6–7 2–10 6–6 5–8 7–5 7–6 7–5 10–3 3–10 8–4
Seattle 6–6 4–8 5–8 5–8 3–9 6–6 8–5 6–6 7–6 4–8 3–10 4–9 6–6
Texas 7–5 4–8 5–8 11–2 6–6 5–7 5–8 8–4 7–6 5–7 10–3 9–4 5–7
Toronto 5–8 6–7 6–6 6–6 10–3–1 9–4 7–5 6–7 8–4 6–7 4–8 6–6 7–5


Opening Day starters[edit]

  • Rick Dempsey
  • Mike Flanagan
  • Jackie Gutiérrez
  • Lee Lacy
  • Fred Lynn
  • Eddie Murray
  • Cal Ripken, Jr.
  • John Shelby
  • Alan Wiggins
  • Mike Young[8]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1986 Baltimore Orioles
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
C Dempsey, RickRick Dempsey 122 327 68 .208 13 29
1B Murray, EddieEddie Murray 137 495 151 .305 17 84
SS Ripken, Jr, CalCal Ripken, Jr 162 627 177 .282 25 81

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Stefero, JohnJohn Stefero 52 120 28 .233 2 13
Jones, RickyRicky Jones 16 33 6 .182 0 4
Paris, KellyKelly Paris 5 10 2 .200 0 0
Nichols, CarlCarl Nichols 5 5 0 .000 0 0
Hudler, RexRex Hudler 14 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bell, EricEric Bell 4 23.1 1 2 5.01 18

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bordi, RichRich Bordi 52 6 4 3 4.46 83
Arnold, TonyTony Arnold 11 0 2 0 3.55 7
Kinnunen, MikeMike Kinnunen 9 0 0 0 6.43 1
Martínez, DennisDennis Martínez 4 0 0 0 6.75 2

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League John Hart
AA Charlotte O's Southern League Greg Biagini
A Hagerstown Suns Carolina League Bob Molinaro
A-Short Season Newark Orioles New York–Penn League Art Mazmanian
Rookie Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Glenn Gulliver

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Joe Nolan page at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Rex Hudler page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Rafael Bournigal page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Dan Ford page at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Luis DeLeón page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Mike Kinnunen page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Mike Hart page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1986&t=BAL
  9. ^ Gordon Dillard page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Dennis Martínez page on Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball". Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997