1991 Cincinnati Reds season

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1991 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
  • National League West (since 1969)
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Marge Schott
General manager(s) Bob Quinn
Manager(s) Lou Piniella
Local television WLWT, SportsChannel
(Marty Brennaman, Gordy Coleman, Steve LaMar)
Local radio WLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
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The Cincinnati Reds' 1991 season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to win the National League West.

Offseason[edit]

  • January 29, 1990: Skeeter Barnes was signed as a free agent by the Reds.[1]
  • December 5, 1990: Bill Doran was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds.[2]

Regular season[edit]

  • June 28, 1991: Barry Larkin had six RBIs in a game against the Houston Astros.
  • Barry Larkin had a 19-game hitting streak.
  • At the beginning of July, the Reds peaked at ten games above 0.500 (44-34). They were in second place in the NL West, only four games behind the Dodgers, and 3.5 games ahead of third place Atlanta.
  • The Reds lost 14 of 16 games (including a 10-game losing streak) during a stretch in July, which saw the Reds essentially drop from contention. They were never above 0.500 the remainder of the season.

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 94 68 0.580 48–33 46–35
Los Angeles Dodgers 93 69 0.574 1 54–27 39–42
San Diego Padres 84 78 0.519 10 42–39 42–39
San Francisco Giants 75 87 0.463 19 43–38 32–49
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 0.457 20 39–42 35–46
Houston Astros 65 97 0.401 29 37–44 28–53


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1991 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 6–6 11–7 13–5 7–11 5–7 9–3 5–7 9–3 11–7 9–9 9–3
Chicago 6–6 4–8 9–3 2–10 10–7 11–6 8–10 7–11 4–8 6–6 10–8
Cincinnati 7–11 8–4 9–9 6–12 6–6 5–7 9–3 2–10 8–10 10–8 4–8
Houston 5–13 3–9 9–9 8–10 2–10 7–5 7–5 4–8 6–12 9–9 5–7
Los Angeles 11–7 10–2 12–6 10–8 5–7 7–5 7–5 7–5 10–8 8–10 6–6
Montreal 7–5 7–10 6–6 10–2 7–5 4–14 4–14 6–12 6–6 7–5 7–11
New York 3–9 6–11 7–5 5–7 5–7 14–4 11–7 6–12 7–5 6–6 7–11
Philadelphia 7-5 10–8 3–9 5–7 5–7 14–4 7–11 6–12 9–3 6–6 6–12
Pittsburgh 3–9 11–7 10–2 8–4 5–7 12–6 12–6 12–6 7–5 7–5 11–7
San Diego 7–11 8–4 10–8 12–6 8–10 6–6 5–7 3–9 5–7 11–7 9–3
San Francisco 9–9 6–6 8–10 9–9 10–8 5–7 6–6 6–6 5–7 7–11 4–8
St. Louis 3–9 8–10 8–4 7–5 6–6 11–7 11–7 12–6 7–11 3–9 8–4


Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 14, 1991: Reggie Jefferson was traded by the Cincinnati Reds to the Cleveland Indians for Tim Costo.[3]
  • July 18, 1991: Stan Jefferson was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds.

Roster[edit]

1991 Cincinnati Reds
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 Jeff Reed 91 270 72 .267 3 31
1B Hal Morris 136 478 152 .318 14 59
2B Bill Doran 111 361 101 .280 6 35
3B Chris Sabo 153 582 175 .301 26 88
SS Barry Larkin 123 464 140 .302 20 69
LF Billy Hatcher 138 442 116 .262 4 41
CF Eric Davis 89 285 67 .235 11 33
RF O'Neill, PaulPaul O'Neill 152 532 136 .256 28 91

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

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

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

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

  • Tom Browning, Pitcher
  • Rob Dibble, Relief Pitcher
  • Barry Larkin, Shortstop
  • Lou Piniella, Manager

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Nashville Sounds American Association Pete Mackanin
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Jim Tracy
A Cedar Rapids Reds Midwest League Frank Funk
A Charleston Wheelers South Atlantic League P. J. Carey and Dave Miley
Rookie Princeton Reds Appalachian League Sam Mejías
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League P. J. Carey

[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Skeeter Barnes page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "Bill Doran Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Reggie Jefferson Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012. 
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007