1985 Cleveland Indians season

1985 Cleveland Indians season

1985 Cleveland Indians
Major league affiliations
Location
1985 information
Owner(s) Estate of F.J. "Steve" O'Neill
General manager(s) Phil Seghi, Joe Klein
Manager(s) Pat Corrales
Local television WUAB
Local radio WWWE
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Offseason

  • October 15, 1984: Jamie Quirk was released by the Indians.[1]
  • October 15, 1984: Broderick Perkins was released by the Indians.[2]
  • January 7, 1985: Butch Benton was signed as a Free Agent with the Cleveland Indians. [3]
  • January 9, 1985: Dave Von Ohlen was signed as a free agent by the Indians.[4]
  • March 22, 1985: Jerry Ujdur was released by the Indians.[5]

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB
Toronto Blue Jays 99 62 .615 --
New York Yankees 97 64 .602 2
Detroit Tigers 84 77 .522 15
Baltimore Orioles 83 78 .516 16
Boston Red Sox 81 81 .500 18½
Milwaukee Brewers 71 90 .441 28
Cleveland Indians 60 102 .370 39½


Notable transactions

Draft picks

  • The Cleveland Indians drafted pitcher Mike Poehl with the ninth overall pick in the 1985 Draft. [13]

Roster

1985 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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
SS Franco, JulioJulio Franco 160 636 183 .288 6 90

Other batters

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
Ayala, BennyBenny Ayala 46 76 19 .250 2 15
Benton, ButchButch Benton 31 67 12 .179 0 7

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Blyleven, BertBert Blyleven 23 179.2 9 11 3.26 129
Schulze, DonDon Schulze 19 94.1 4 10 6.01 37
Wardle, CurtCurt Wardle 15 66 7 6 6.68 37
Smith, RoyRoy Smith 12 62.1 1 4 5.34 28

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Reed, JerryJerry Reed 33 72.1 3 5 4.11 37
Romero, RamónRamón Romero 19 64.1 2 3 6.58 38
Román, JoséJosé Román 5 16.1 0 4 6.61 12

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Waddell, TomTom Waddell 49 8 6 9 4.87 53
Von Ohlen, DaveDave Von Ohlen 26 3 2 0 2.91 12
Barkley, JeffJeff Barkley 21 0 3 1 5.27 30

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Maine Guides International League Doc Edwards
AA Waterbury Indians Eastern League Jack Aker
A Waterloo Indians Midwest League Steve Swisher
Short-Season A Batavia Trojans New York-Penn League Eddie Bane

References

  • 1985 Cleveland Indians team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1985 Cleveland Indians team page at www.baseball-almanac.com