1986 Baltimore Orioles season

1986 Baltimore Orioles season

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

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB
Boston Red Sox 95 66 .590 --
New York Yankees 90 72 .556
Detroit Tigers 87 75 .537
Toronto Blue Jays 86 76 .531
Cleveland Indians 84 78 .519 11½
Milwaukee Brewers 77 84 .478 18
Baltimore Orioles 73 89 .451 22½

Opening Day starters

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

Notable transactions

Roster

1986 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
C Dempsey, RickRick Dempsey 122 327 68 .208 13 29

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
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

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
Bell, EricEric Bell 4 23.1 1 2 5.01 18

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
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

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
Short-Season A Newark Orioles New York–Penn League Art Mazmanian
Rookie Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Glenn Gulliver
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References

  • 1986 Baltimore Orioles team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1986 Baltimore Orioles season at baseball-almanac.com