1985 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Estate of F.J. "Steve" O'Neill
General manager(s)Phil Seghi, Joe Klein
Manager(s)Pat Corrales
Local televisionWUAB
Local radioWWWE
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Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Toronto Blue Jays 99 62 0.615 54–26 45–36
New York Yankees 97 64 0.602 2 58–22 39–42
Detroit Tigers 84 77 0.522 15 44–37 40–40
Baltimore Orioles 83 78 0.516 16 45–36 38–42
Boston Red Sox 81 81 0.500 18½ 43–37 38–44
Milwaukee Brewers 71 90 0.441 28 40–40 31–50
Cleveland Indians 60 102 0.370 39½ 38–43 22–59

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 5–8 7–5 8–4 8–5 6–7 6–6 9–4 6–6 1–12 7–5 6–6 10–2 4–8
Boston 8–5 5–7 4–8–1 8–5 6–7 5–7 5–8 7–5 5–8 8–4 6–6 5–7 9–4
California 5–7 7–5 8–5 8–4 8–4 4–9 9–3 9–4 3–9 6–7 9–4 9–4 5–7
Chicago 4–8 8–4–1 5–8 10–2 6–6 5–8 5–7 6–7 6–6 8–5 9–4 10–3 3–9
Cleveland 5–8 5–8 4–8 2–10 5–8 2–10 7–6 4–8 6–7 3–9 6–6 7–5 4–9
Detroit 7–6 7–6 4–8 6–6 8–5 5–7 9–4 3–9 9–3 8–4 5–7 7–5 6–7
Kansas City 6–6 7–5 9–4 8–5 10–2 7–5 8–4 7–6 5–7 8–5 3–10 6–7 7–5
Milwaukee 4–9 8–5 3–9 7–5 6–7 4–9 4–8 9–3 7–6 3–9 4–8 8–3 4–9
Minnesota 6–6 5–7 4–9 7–6 8–4 9–3 6–7 3–9 3–9 8–5 6–7 8–5 4–8
New York 12–1 8–5 9–3 6–6 7–6 3–9 7–5 6–7 9–3 7–5 9–3 8–4 6–7
Oakland 5–7 4–8 7–6 5–8 9–3 4–8 5–8 9–3 5–8 5–7 8–5 6–7 5–7
Seattle 6–6 6–6 4–9 4–9 6–6 7–5 10–3 8–4 7–6 3–9 5–8 6–7 2–10
Texas 2–10 7–5 4–9 3–10 5–7 5–7 7–6 3–8 5–8 4–8 7–6 7–6 3–9
Toronto 8–4 4–9 7–5 9–3 9–4 7–6 5–7 9–4 8–4 7–6 7–5 10–2 9–3


Notable transactions

Draft picks

Opening Day Lineup

Opening Day Starters
# Name Position
2 Brett Butler CF
14 Julio Franco SS
27 Mel Hall LF
30 Joe Carter DH
10 Pat Tabler 1B
26 Brook Jacoby 3B
24 George Vukovich RF
23 Chris Bando C
4 Tony Bernazard 2B
28 Bert Blyleven P

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Roster

1985 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
Benny Ayala 46 76 10 19 7 0 2 15 .250 0
Chris Bando 73 173 11 24 4 1 0 13 .139 0
Butch Benton 31 67 5 12 4 0 0 7 .179 0
Tony Bernazard 153 500 73 137 26 3 11 59 .274 17
Brett Butler 152 591 106 184 28 14 5 50 .311 47
Joe Carter 143 489 64 128 27 0 15 59 .262 24
Carmen Castillo 67 184 27 45 5 1 11 25 .245 3
Mike Fischlin 73 60 12 12 4 1 0 2 .200 0
Julio Franco 160 636 97 183 33 4 6 90 .288 13
Mel Hall 23 66 7 21 6 0 0 12 .318 0
Mike Hargrove 107 284 31 81 14 1 1 27 .285 1
Brook Jacoby 161 606 72 166 26 3 20 87 .274 2
Johnnie LeMaster 11 20 0 3 0 0 0 2 .150 0
Otis Nixon 104 162 34 38 4 0 3 9 .235 20
Pat Tabler 117 404 47 111 18 3 5 59 .275 0
Andre Thornton 124 461 49 109 13 0 22 88 .236 3
George Vukovich 149 434 43 106 22 0 8 45 .244 2
Jerry Willard 104 300 39 81 13 0 7 36 .270 0
Jim Wilson 4 14 2 5 0 0 0 4 .357 0
Totals 162 5527 729 1465 254 31 116 689 .265 132

Pitching

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP R ER BB K
Jeff Barkley 0 3 5.27 21 0 1 41.0 26 24 15 30
Rick Behenna 0 2 7.78 4 4 0 19.2 17 17 8 4
Bert Blyleven 9 11 3.26 23 23 0 179.2 76 65 49 129
Ernie Camacho 0 1 8.10 2 0 0 3.1 3 3 1 2
Bryan Clark 3 4 6.32 31 3 2 62.2 47 44 34 24
Keith Creel 2 5 4.79 15 8 0 62.0 35 33 23 31
Jamie Easterly 4 1 3.92 50 7 0 98.2 52 43 53 58
Neal Heaton 9 17 4.90 36 33 0 207.2 119 113 80 82
Mike Jeffcoat 0 0 2.79 9 0 0 9.2 5 3 6 4
Jerry Reed 3 5 4.11 33 5 8 72.1 41 33 19 37
Jose Roman 0 4 6.61 5 3 0 16.1 17 12 14 12
Ramon Romero 2 3 6.58 19 10 0 64.1 48 47 38 38
Vern Ruhle 2 10 4.32 42 16 3 125.0 65 60 30 54
Don Schulze 4 10 6.01 19 18 0 94.1 75 63 19 37
Roy Smith 1 4 5.34 12 11 0 62.1 40 37 17 28
Rich Thompson 3 8 6.30 57 0 5 80.0 63 56 48 30
Dave Von Ohlen 3 2 2.91 26 0 0 43.1 20 14 20 12
Tom Waddell 8 6 4.87 49 9 9 112.2 61 61 39 53
Curt Wardle 7 6 6.68 15 12 0 66.0 51 49 34 37
Totals 60 102 4.91 162 162 28 1421.0 861 776 547 702

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

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
A-Short Season Batavia Trojans New York–Penn League Eddie Bane

References

  1. ^ Jamie Quirk at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Broderick Perkins at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ "Butch Benton Stats".
  4. ^ Dave Von Ohlen at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Jerry Ujdur at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Doug Jones at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Benny Ayala at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Geno Petralli at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Diaz, Roberto (May 7, 1985). "Looking for improved fielding at shortstop, the Cleveland Indians..." United Press International. Retrieved May 18, 2020.
  10. ^ James, Bill (1986). The Bill James Baseball Abstract 1986. Ballantine Books. p. 154.
  11. ^ "Johnnie LeMaster Stats".
  12. ^ "Scott Bailes Stats".
  13. ^ Bert Blyleven at Baseball Reference
  14. ^ Sports Illustrated, August 2, 2010, Where are they Now?, p.84, Published by Time Inc.
  15. ^ 1985 Opening Day Lineup at Baseball-Reference