1986 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record86–76 (.531)
Divisional place2nd
Other information
Owner(s)Marge Schott
General manager(s)Bill Bergesch
Manager(s)Pete Rose
Local televisionWLWT
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall, Steve Physioc)
Local radioWLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
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The Cincinnati Reds' 1986 season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to win the National League West, although falling short in second place behind the Houston Astros.

Eric Davis hit 27 home runs and stole 80 bases this season. The New York Yankees' Rickey Henderson also had over 20 home runs and 80 steals in 1986, he and Davis are the only two major leaguers to accomplish this feat.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Houston Astros 96 66 0.593 52–29 44–37
Cincinnati Reds 86 76 0.531 10 43–38 43–38
San Francisco Giants 83 79 0.512 13 46–35 37–44
San Diego Padres 74 88 0.457 22 43–38 31–50
Los Angeles Dodgers 73 89 0.451 23 46–35 27–54
Atlanta Braves 72 89 0.447 23½ 41–40 31–49

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


Notable transactions

Draft picks

Roster

1986 Cincinnati Reds roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Bo Diaz 134 474 129 .272 10 56
1B Pete Rose 72 237 52 .219 0 25
2B Ron Oester 153 523 135 .258 8 44
SS Kurt Stillwell 104 279 64 .229 0 26
3B Buddy Bell 155 568 158 .278 20 75
LF Eric Davis 132 415 115 .277 27 71
CF Eddie Milner 145 424 110 .259 15 47
RF Dave Parker 162 637 174 .273 31 116

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
Nick Esasky 102 330 76 .230 12 41
Dave Concepción 90 311 81 .260 3 30
Tony Pérez 77 200 51 .255 2 29
Kal Daniels 74 181 58 .320 6 23
Barry Larkin 41 159 45 .283 3 19
Max Venable 108 147 31 .211 2 15
Sal Butera 56 113 27 .239 2 16
Tracy Jones 46 86 30 .349 2 10
Wade Rowdon 38 80 20 .250 0 10
Tom Runnells 12 11 1 .091 0 0
Dave Van Gorder 9 10 0 .000 0 0
Paul O'Neill 3 2 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
Bill Gullickson 37 244.2 15 12 3.38 121
Tom Browning 39 243.1 14 13 3.81 147
John Denny 27 171.1 11 10 4.20 115
Chris Welsh 24 139.1 6 9 4.78 40
Mario Soto 19 105.0 5 10 4.71 67

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
Ted Power 56 129.0 10 6 3.70 95
Mike Smith 2 3.1 0 0 13.50 1

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
John Franco 74 6 6 29 2.94 84
Ron Robinson 70 10 3 14 3.24 117
Rob Murphy 34 6 0 1 0.72 36
Carl Willis 29 1 3 0 4.47 24
Scott Terry 28 1 2 0 6.14 32
Joe Price 25 1 2 0 5.40 30
Bill Landrum 10 0 0 0 6.75 14
Sal Butera 1 0 0 0 0.00 1

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Denver Zephyrs American Association Jack Lind
AA Vermont Reds Eastern League Jay Ward
A Tampa Tarpons Florida State League Marc Bombard
A Cedar Rapids Reds Midwest League Gene Dusan and Paul Kirsch
Rookie GCL Reds Gulf Coast League Sam Mejías
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Jeff Cox

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Vermont[9]

References

  1. ^ Bill Gullickson page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "Derek Botelho Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
  3. ^ Tony Pérez page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Steve Carlton | The Baseball Page
  5. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.11, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  6. ^ Wayne Krenchicki page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ "Chris Welsh Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
  8. ^ Reggie Jefferson page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007