1994 Baltimore Orioles season

The 1994 Baltimore Orioles season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Orioles finishing 2nd in the American League East with a record of 63 wins and 49 losses. The season was cut short by the infamous 1994 player's strike.

Offseason

  • January 14, 1994: Chris Sabo was signed as a free agent by the Orioles.[1]
  • January 20, 1994: Lee Smith was signed as a free agent by the Orioles.[2]
  • February 3, 1994: Henry Cotto was signed as a free agent by the Orioles.[3]

Regular season

By Friday August 12, 1994, when the MLB Players' Strike began, the Orioles had scored 589 runs (5.26 per game) and allowed 497 runs (4.44 per game) with a 63-49 record through 112 games. They were 2.5 games behind the Cleveland Indians (66-47) in the 1994 AL Wildcard Race.[4]

  • August 2, 1994: Jeff Tackett hit a home run in the last at-bat of his career.[5]

Notable transactions

Roster

1994 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Season standings

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

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
Sabo, ChrisChris Sabo 68 258 66 .256 11 42
Voigt, JackJack Voigt 59 141 34 .241 3 20

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

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 41 1 4 33 3.29 42
Benítez, ArmandoArmando Benítez 3 0 0 0 0.90 14

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Bob Miscik
AA Bowie Baysox Eastern League Pete Mackanin
A Frederick Keys Carolina League Mike O'Berry
A Albany Polecats South Atlantic League Butch Wynegar
Rookie Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Andy Etchebarren
Rookie GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League Oneri Fleita
[6]

Notes

References

  • 1994 Baltimore Orioles team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1994 Baltimore Orioles season at baseball-almanac.com