1986 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Estate of F.J. "Steve" O'Neill, Richard Jacobs
General manager(s)Joe Klein
Manager(s)Pat Corrales
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Local radioWWWE
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Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 95 66 0.590 51–30 44–36
New York Yankees 90 72 0.556 41–39 49–33
Detroit Tigers 87 75 0.537 49–32 38–43
Toronto Blue Jays 86 76 0.531 42–39 44–37
Cleveland Indians 84 78 0.519 11½ 45–35 39–43
Milwaukee Brewers 77 84 0.478 18 41–39 36–45
Baltimore Orioles 73 89 0.451 22½ 37–42 36–47

Record vs. opponents

1986 American League Records

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 4–9 6–6 9–3 4–9 1–12 6–6 6–7 8–4 5–8 5–7 6–6 5–7 8–5
Boston 9–4 5–7 7–5 10–3 7–6 6–6 6–6 10–2 5–8 7–5 8–4 8–4 7–6
California 6–6 7–5 7–6 6–6 7–5 8–5 5–7 7–6 7–5 10–3 8–5 8–5 6–6
Chicago 3–9 5–7 6–7 5–7 6–6 7–6 5–7 6–7 6–6 7–6 8–5 2–11 6–6
Cleveland 9–4 3–10 6–6 7–5 4–9 8–4 8–5 6–6 5–8 10–2 9–3 6–6 3–10–1
Detroit 12–1 6–7 5–7 6–6 9–4 5–7 8–5 7–5 6–7 6–6 6–6 7–5 4–9
Kansas City 6–6 6–6 5–8 6–7 4–8 7–5 6–6 6–7 4–8 8–5 5–8 8–5 5–7
Milwaukee 7–6 6–6 7–5 7–5 5–8 5–8 6–6 4–8 8–5 5–7 6–6 4–8 7–6
Minnesota 4–8 2–10 6–7 7–6 6–6 5–7 7–6 8–4 4–8 6–7 6–7 6–7 4–8
New York 8–5 8–5 5–7 6–6 8–5 7–6 8–4 5–8 8–4 5–7 8–4 7–5 7–6
Oakland 7–5 5–7 3–10 6–7 2–10 6–6 5–8 7–5 7–6 7–5 10–3 3–10 8–4
Seattle 6–6 4–8 5–8 5–8 3–9 6–6 8–5 6–6 7–6 4–8 3–10 4–9 6–6
Texas 7–5 4–8 5–8 11–2 6–6 5–7 5–8 8–4 7–6 5–7 10–3 9–4 5–7
Toronto 5–8 6–7 6–6 6–6 10–3–1 9–4 7–5 6–7 8–4 6–7 4–8 6–6 7–5


Notable transactions

Opening Day Lineup

Opening Day Starters
# Name Position
2 Brett Butler CF
30 Joe Carter RF
14 Julio Franco SS
29 Andre Thornton DH
26 Brook Jacoby 3B
10 Pat Tabler 1B
4 Tony Bernazard 2B
27 Mel Hall LF
6 Andy Allanson C
18 Ken Schrom P

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Roster

1986 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
Andy Allanson 101 293 30 66 7 3 1 29 .225 10
Chris Bando 92 254 28 68 9 0 2 26 ,268 0
Jay Bell 5 14 3 5 2 0 1 4 .357 0
Tony Bernazard 146 562 88 169 28 4 17 73 .301 17
Brett Butler 161 587 92 163 17 14 4 51 .278 32
Joe Carter 162 663 108 200 36 9 29 121 .302 29
Carmelo Castillo 85 205 34 57 9 0 8 32 .278 2
Dave Clark 18 58 10 16 1 0 3 9 .276 1
Julio Franco 149 599 80 183 30 5 10 74 .306 10
Mel Hall 140 442 68 131 29 2 18 77 .296 6
Brook Jacoby 158 583 83 168 30 4 17 80 .288 2
Fran Mullins 28 40 3 7 4 0 0 5 .175 0
Otis Nixon 105 95 33 25 4 1 0 8 .263 23
Dan Rohn 6 10 1 2 0 0 0 2 .200 0
Cory Snyder 103 416 58 113 21 1 24 69 .272 2
Pat Tabler 130 473 61 154 29 2 6 48 .326 3
Andre Thornton 120 401 49 92 14 0 17 66 .229 4
Eddie Williams 5 7 2 1 0 0 0 1 .143 0
Totals 162 5702 831 1620 270 45 157 775 .284 141

Pitching

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP R ER BB K
Scott Bailes 10 10 4.95 62 10 7 112.2 70 62 43 60
John Butcher 1 5 6.93 13 8 0 50.2 43 39 13 16
Ernie Camacho 2 4 4.08 51 0 20 57.1 26 26 31 36
Tom Candiotti 16 12 3.57 36 34 0 252.1 112 100 106 167
Jamie Easterly 0 2 7.64 13 0 0 17.2 16 15 12 9
Neal Heaton 3 6 4.24 12 12 0 74.1 42 35 34 24
Doug Jones 1 0 2.50 11 0 1 18.0 5 5 6 12
Jim Kern 1 1 7.90 16 0 0 27.1 28 24 23 11
Phil Niekro 11 11 4.32 34 32 0 210.1 126 101 95 81
Dickie Noles 3 2 5.10 32 0 0 54.2 33 31 30 32
Bryan Oelkers 3 3 4.70 35 4 1 69.0 38 36 40 33
Reggie Ritter 0 0 6.30 5 0 0 10.0 10 7 4 6
Jose Roman 1 2 6.55 6 5 0 22.0 20 16 17 9
Ken Schrom 14 7 4.54 34 33 0 206.0 118 104 49 87
Don Schulze 4 4 5.00 19 13 0 84.2 48 47 34 33
Greg Swindell 5 2 4.23 9 9 0 61.2 35 29 15 46
Frank Wills 4 4 4.91 26 0 4 40.1 23 22 16 32
Rich Yett 5 3 5.15 39 3 1 76.2 48 45 37 50
Totals 84 78 4.58 162 162 34 1447.2 841 736 605 744

Game log

Legend
Indians Win Indians Loss Game Postponed
1986 Game Log
April: 11-8 (Home: 0-0, Road: 0-0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
1 April 7 @ Orioles 6-4 Schrom (1-0) Flanagan (0-1) Camacho (1) 52,292 1-0
2 April 9 @ Orioles 4-3 Aase (1-0) Bailes (0-1) 13,039 1-1
3 April 10 @ Orioles 5-1 Dixon (1-0) Kern (0-1) Bordi (1) 12,933 1-2
4 April 11 Tigers 7-2 Terrell (1-0) Niekro (0-1) 32,441 1-3
5 April 12 Tigers 6-2 Schrom (2-0) Morris (1-1) Camacho (2) 17,426 2-3
6 April 13 Tigers 8-2 Bailes (1-1) Tanana (0-1) 10,463 3-3
7 April 15 Yankees 6-2 Niekro (1-0) Candiotti (0-1) Fisher (1) 3,223 3-4
April 16 Yankees Postponed
8 April 17 Yankees 6-4 Niekro (1-1) Tewksbury (1-1) Bailes (1) 5,602 4-4
9 April 18 @ Tigers 6-1 Tanana (1-1) Schrom (2-1) 20,703 4-5
10 April 19 @ Tigers 8-6 Bailes (2-1) Petry (1-2) Camacho (3) 19,216 5-5
April 20 @ Tigers Postponed
11 April 21 Orioles 7-0 Candiotti (1-1) Flanagan (1-2) 3,012 6-5
12 April 22 Orioles 5-2 Dixon (2-0) Niekro (1-2) Aase (4) 3,004 6-6
13 April 23 Orioles 5-1 Schrom (3-1) McGregor (1-2) Bailes (2) 3,788 7-6
14 April 24 @ Yankees 2-1 Guidry (3-0) Heaton (0-1) 17,299 7-7
May: 12-16 (Home: 0-0, Road: 0-0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
June: 15-11 (Home: 0-0, Road: 0-0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
July: 15-12 (Home: 0-0, Road: 0-0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
August: 12-19 (Home: 0-0, Road: 0-0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
September: 15-12 (Home: 0-0, Road: 0-0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
October: 4-0 (Home: 0-0, Road: 0-0)
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Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Maine Guides International League Jim Napier
AA Waterbury Indians Eastern League Orlando Gómez
A Waterloo Indians Midwest League Steve Swisher
A-Short Season Batavia Trojans New York–Penn League Glenn Adams

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Waterloo[13]

Notes

  1. ^ George Vukovich at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Roy Smith at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Troy Neel at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Fran Mullins at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Dickie Noles at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Butch Benton at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ a b Jim Kern at Baseball-Reference
  8. ^ Dave Von Ohlen at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ Jerry Willard at Baseball-Reference
  10. ^ Greg Swindell at Baseball-Reference
  11. ^ John Butcher at Baseball-Reference
  12. ^ 1986 Opening Day Lineup at Baseball-Reference
  13. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References