1986 Chicago Cubs
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Other information
Owner(s)Tribune Company
General manager(s)Dallas Green
Manager(s)Jim Frey, John Vukovich, Gene Michael
Local televisionWGN-TV/Superstation WGN
(Harry Caray, Steve Stone, Dewayne Staats)
Local radioWGN
(Dewayne Staats, Vince Lloyd, Lou Boudreau, Harry Caray)
StatsESPN.com
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The 1986 Chicago Cubs season was the 115th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 111th in the National League and the 71st at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished fifth in the National League East with a record of 70–90.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Mets 108 54 0.667 55–26 53–28
Philadelphia Phillies 86 75 0.534 21½ 49–31 37–44
St. Louis Cardinals 79 82 0.491 28½ 42–39 37–43
Montreal Expos 78 83 0.484 29½ 36–44 42–39
Chicago Cubs 70 90 0.438 37 42–38 28–52
Pittsburgh Pirates 64 98 0.395 44 31–50 33–48

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 9–3 6–12 5–13 10–8 4–7 4–8 4–8 5–7 12–6 7–11 6–6
Chicago 3–9 5–7 4–8 6–6 8–10 6–12 9–8 7–11 6–6 6–6 10–7
Cincinnati 12–6 7–5 4–14 10–8 7–5 4–8 7–5 10–2 9–9 9–9 7–5
Houston 13–5 8–4 14–4 10–8 8–4 5–7 6–6 6–6 10–8 9–9 7–5
Los Angeles 8–10 6–6 8–10 8–10 5–7 3–9 5–7 8–4 6–12 8–10 8–4
Montreal 7–4 10–8 5–7 4–8 5–7 8–10 8–10 11–7 4–8 5–7 9–9
New York 8–4 12–6 8–4 7–5 9–3 10–8 8–10 17–1 10–2 7–5 12–6
Philadelphia 8-4 8–9 5–7 6–6 7–5 10–8 10–8 11–7 6–6 9–3 6–12
Pittsburgh 7–5 11–7 2–10 6–6 4–8 7–11 1–17 7–11 8–4 4–8 7–11
San Diego 6–12 6–6 9–9 8–10 12–6 8–4 2–10 6–6 4–8 8–10 5–7
San Francisco 11–7 6–6 9–9 9–9 10–8 7–5 5–7 3–9 8–4 10–8 5–7
St. Louis 6–6 7–10 5–7 5–7 4–8 9–9 6–12 12–6 11–7 7–5 7–5


Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

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 Jody Davis 148 528 132 .250 21 74
1B Leon Durham 141 484 127 .262 20 65
2B Ryne Sandberg 154 627 178 .284 14 76
SS Shawon Dunston 150 581 145 .250 17 68
3B Ron Cey 97 256 70 .273 13 36
LF Gary Matthews 123 370 96 .259 21 46
CF Bob Dernier 108 324 73 .225 4 18
RF Keith Moreland 156 586 159 .271 12 79

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
Jerry Mumphrey 111 309 94 .304 5 32
Davey Lopes 59 157 47 .299 6 22
Chris Speier 95 155 44 .284 6 23
Manny Trillo 81 152 45 .296 1 19
Terry Francona 86 124 31 .250 2 8
Thad Bosley 87 120 33 .275 1 9
Dave Martinez 53 108 15 .139 1 7
Chico Walker 28 101 28 .277 1 7
Rafael Palmeiro 22 73 18 .247 3 12
Brian Dayett 24 67 18 .269 4 11
Steve Lake 10 19 8 .421 0 4
Mike Martin 8 13 1 .077 0 0
Steve 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
Dennis Eckersley 33 201.0 6 11 4.57 137
Rick Sutcliffe 28 176.2 5 14 4.64 122
Scott Sanderson 37 169.2 9 11 4.19 124
Steve Trout 37 161.0 5 7 4.75 69
Jamie Moyer 16 87.1 7 4 5.05 45
Greg Maddux 6 31.0 2 4 5.52 20
Drew Hall 5 23.2 1 2 4.56 21

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
Ed Lynch 23 99.2 7 5 3.79 57
Guy Hoffman 32 84.0 6 2 3.86 47

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
Lee Smith 66 9 9 31 3.09 93
Ray Fontenot 42 3 5 2 3.86 24
Dave Gumpert 38 2 0 2 4.37 45
Jay Baller 36 2 4 5 5.37 42
George Frazier 35 2 4 0 5.40 41
Frank DiPino 30 2 4 0 5.18 43
Matt Keough 19 2 2 0 4.97 19
Ron Davis 17 0 2 0 7.65 10
Dick Ruthven 6 0 0 0 5.06 3

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

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

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Winston-Salem[12]

References

  1. ^ Ced Landrum at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Manny Trillo at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ "Derek Botelho Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  4. ^ Mike Martin at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Jerome Walton at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Steve Christmas at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Phil Stephenson at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ a b Matt Keough at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ "1986 Chicago Cubs Roster". Baseball Almanac, Inc. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
  10. ^ Terry Francona at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Steve Lake at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997