1986 Oakland Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record76–86 (.469)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Walter A. Haas, Jr.
General manager(s)Sandy Alderson
Manager(s)Jackie Moore, Jeff Newman, Tony La Russa
Local televisionKPIX
(Bill King, Lon Simmons, Ray Fosse)
Local radioKSFO
(Bill King, Lon Simmons, Ted Robinson)
KBRG
(Amaury Pi-Gonzalez, Julio Gonzalez)
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The Oakland Athletics' 1986 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the A's finishing 3rd in the American League West with a record of 76 wins and 86 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
California Angels 92 70 0.568 50–32 42–38
Texas Rangers 87 75 0.537 5 51–30 36–45
Kansas City Royals 76 86 0.469 16 45–36 31–50
Oakland Athletics 76 86 0.469 16 47–36 29–50
Chicago White Sox 72 90 0.444 20 41–40 31–50
Minnesota Twins 71 91 0.438 21 43–38 28–53
Seattle Mariners 67 95 0.414 25 41–41 26–54

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 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

Draft picks

Roster

1986 Oakland Athletics
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 Mickey Tettleton 90 211 43 .204 10 35
1B Bruce Bochte 125 407 104 .256 6 43
2B Tony Phillips 118 441 113 .256 5 52
3B Carney Lansford 151 591 168 .284 19 72
SS Alfredo Griffin 162 594 169 .285 4 51
LF José Canseco 157 600 144 .240 33 117
CF Dwayne Murphy 98 329 83 .252 9 39
RF Mike Davis 142 489 131 .268 19 55
DH Dave Kingman 144 561 118 .210 35 94

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
Donnie Hill 108 339 96 .283 4 29
Dusty Baker 83 242 58 .240 4 19
Jerry Willard 75 161 43 .267 4 26
Stan Javier 59 114 23 .202 0 8
Bill Bathe 39 103 19 .184 5 11
Mark McGwire 18 53 10 .189 3 9
Rusty Tillman 22 39 10 .256 1 6
Ricky Peters 44 38 7 .184 0 1
Mike Gallego 20 37 10 .270 0 4
Lenn Sakata 17 34 12 .353 0 5
Steve Henderson 11 26 2 .077 0 3
Terry Steinbach 6 15 5 .333 2 4
Rob Nelson 5 9 2 .222 0 0
Wayne Gross 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
Curt Young 29 198.0 13 9 3.45 116
Joaquín Andújar 28 155.0 12 7 3.82 72
Chris Codiroli 16 91.2 5 8 4.03 43
Moose Haas 12 72.1 7 2 2.74 40
Rick Rodriguez 3 16.1 1 2 6.61 2

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
José Rijo 39 193.2 9 11 4.65 176
Dave Stewart 29 149.1 9 5 3.74 102
Eric Plunk 26 120.1 4 7 2.74 98
Bill Mooneyham 45 99.2 4 5 4.52 75
Rick Langford 16 55.0 1 10 7.36 30
Bill Krueger 11 34.1 1 2 6.03 10

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
Steve Ontiveros 46 2 2 10 4.71 54
Jay Howell 38 3 6 16 3.38 42
Dave Leiper 33 2 2 1 4.83 15
Doug Bair 31 2 3 4 3.00 40
Dave Von Ohlen 24 0 3 1 3.52 4
Keith Atherton 13 1 2 0 5.87 8
Tom Dozier 4 0 0 0 5.68 4
Darrel Akerfelds 2 0 0 0 6.75 5
Tim Birtsas 2 0 0 0 22.50 1
Fernando Arroyo 1 0 0 0 ---- 0

Awards and honors

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League Keith Lieppman
AA Huntsville Stars Southern League Brad Fischer
A Modesto A's California League Tommie Reynolds
A Madison Muskies Midwest League Jim Nettles
A-Short Season Medford A's Northwest League Dave Hudgens

References

  1. ^ a b "Barbaro Garbey Stats".
  2. ^ Joaquín Andújar at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Phil Stephenson at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ "Lenn Sakata Stats".
  5. ^ Charlie O'Brien at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Mark McGwire at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Jerry Willard at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ "Keith Atherton Stats".
  9. ^ Dave Stewart at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Dave Von Ohlen at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Mike Bordick at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Ozzie Canseco at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Rick Langford at Baseball Reference
  14. ^ Bret Barberie at Baseball Reference
  15. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.266, David Nemec and Scott latow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0