1986 Chicago Cubs season

1986 Chicago Cubs season

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
New York Mets 108 54 .667 --
Philadelphia Phillies 86 75 .534 21.5
St. Louis Cardinals 79 82 .491 28.5
Montreal Expos 78 83 .484 29.5
Chicago Cubs 70 90 .438 37
Pittsburgh Pirates 64 98 .395 44

Opening Day starters

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

Notable transactions

  • 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

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

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
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

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

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

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

Farm system

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
Short-Season A Geneva Cubs New York-Penn League Jay Loviglio
Rookie Wytheville Cubs Appalachian League Tony Franklin

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Winston-Salem[12]

References

  • 1986 Chicago Cubs season at Baseball Reference