1986 Chicago Cubs season

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1986 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tribune Company
General manager(s) Dallas Green
Manager(s) Jim Frey, John Vukovich, Gene Michael
Local television WGN-TV/Superstation WGN
(Harry Caray, Steve Stone, Dewayne Staats)
Local radio WGN
(Dewayne Staats, Lou Boudreau, Harry Caray)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1986 Chicago Cubs season was the 115th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 111th in the National League and the 71st at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished fifth in the National League East with a record of 70–90.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Mets 108 54 0.667 55–26 53–28
Philadelphia Phillies 86 75 0.534 21½ 49–31 37–44
St. Louis Cardinals 79 82 0.491 28½ 42–39 37–43
Montreal Expos 78 83 0.484 29½ 36–44 42–39
Chicago Cubs 70 90 0.438 37 42–38 28–52
Pittsburgh Pirates 64 98 0.395 44 31–50 33–48


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1986 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 9–3 6–12 5–13 10–8 4–7 4–8 4–8 5–7 12–6 7–11 6–6
Chicago 3–9 5–7 4–8 6–6 8–10 6–12 9–8 7–11 6–6 6–6 10–7
Cincinnati 12–6 7–5 4–14 10–8 7–5 4–8 7–5 10–2 9–9 9–9 7–5
Houston 13–5 8–4 14–4 10–8 8–4 5–7 6–6 6–6 10–8 9–9 7–5
Los Angeles 8–10 6–6 8–10 8–10 5–7 3–9 5–7 8–4 6–12 8–10 8–4
Montreal 7–4 10–8 5–7 4–8 5–7 8–10 8–10 11–7 4–8 5–7 9–9
New York 8–4 12–6 8–4 7–5 9–3 10–8 8–10 17–1 10–2 7–5 12–6
Philadelphia 8-4 8–9 5–7 6–6 7–5 10–8 10–8 11–7 6–6 9–3 6–12
Pittsburgh 7–5 11–7 2–10 6–6 4–8 7–11 1–17 7–11 8–4 4–8 7–11
San Diego 6–12 6–6 9–9 8–10 12–6 8–4 2–10 6–6 4–8 8–10 5–7
San Francisco 11–7 6–6 9–9 9–9 10–8 7–5 5–7 3–9 8–4 10–8 5–7
St. Louis 6–6 7–10 5–7 5–7 4–8 9–9 6–12 12–6 11–7 7–5 7–5


Opening Day starters[edit]

  • Jody Davis
  • Brian Dayett
  • Bob Dernier
  • Shawon Dunston
  • Leon Durham
  • Keith Moreland
  • Ryne Sandberg
  • Rick Sutcliffe
  • Manny Trillo[9]

Notable transactions[edit]

  • May 2, 1986: Terry Francona was signed as a free agent by the Cubs.[10]
  • June 14, 1986: Matt Keough was released by the Cubs.[8]
  • July 15, 1986: Steve Lake was released by the Cubs.[11]

Roster[edit]

1986 Chicago Cubs
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 Davis, JodyJody Davis 148 528 132 .250 21 74

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
Trillo, MannyManny Trillo 81 152 45 .296 1 19
Francona, TerryTerry Francona 86 124 31 .250 2 8
Lake, SteveSteve Lake 10 19 8 .421 0 4
Martin, MikeMike Martin 8 13 1 .077 0 0
Christmas, SteveSteve Christmas 3 9 1 .111 0 2

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

Other 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
Hoffman, GuyGuy Hoffman 32 84 6 2 3.86 47
Keough, MattMatt Keough 19 29 2 2 4.97 19

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
Smith, LeeLee Smith 66 9 9 31 3.09 93
Frazier, GeorgeGeorge Frazier 35 2 4 0 5.40 41

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Cubs American Association Larry Cox
AA Pittsfield Cubs Eastern League Tom Spencer
A Winston-Salem Spirits Carolina League Jim Essian
A Peoria Chiefs Midwest League Pete Mackanin
A-Short Season Geneva Cubs New York–Penn League Jay Loviglio
Rookie Wytheville Cubs Appalachian League Tony Franklin

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Winston-Salem[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ced Landrum at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Manny Trillo at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/botelde01.shtml
  4. ^ Mike Martin at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Jerome Walton at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Steve Christmas at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Phil Stephenson at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ a b Matt Keough at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1986&t=CHN
  10. ^ Terry Francona at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Steve Lake at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997