1986 Boston Red Sox season: Wikis

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1986 Boston Red Sox
1986 AL Champions
Major league affiliations
Location
1986 information
Owner(s) JRY Trust, Buddy LeRoux, Haywood Sullivan
Manager(s) John McNamara
Local television WSBK-TV, Ch. 38
NESN
(Ned Martin, Bob Montgomery)
Local radio WPLM-FM 99.1
(Ken Coleman, Joe Castiglione)

The 1986 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 1st in the American League East with a record of 95 wins and 66 losses.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

  • April 29, 1986 – At Fenway Park, Roger Clemens struck out 20 Seattle Mariners to become the first pitcher in history to strike out 20 batters in a nine-inning major league game.
  • Clemens' 24 wins in the regular season were the most by a Red Sox pitcher since 1949.
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Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB
Boston Red Sox 95 66 .590 --
New York Yankees 90 72 .556
Detroit Tigers 87 75 .537
Toronto Blue Jays 86 76 .531
Cleveland Indians 84 78 .519 11½
Milwaukee Brewers 77 84 .478 18
Baltimore Orioles 73 89 .451 22½

Opening day line up

24 Dwight Evans RF
26 Wade Boggs 3B
 6 Bill Buckner 1B
14 Jim Rice LF
25 Don Baylor DH
10 Rich Gedman C
20 Tony Armas CF
17 Marty Barrett 2B
18 Glenn Hoffman SS
47 Bruce Hurst P

Transactions

Draft Picks

Roster

1986 Boston Red Sox
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[9] G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Rich Gedman 135 462 119 .258 16 65
1B Bill Buckner 153 629 168 .267 18 102
2B Marty Barrett 158 625 179 .286 4 60
3B Wade Boggs 149 580 207 .357 8 71
SS Ed Romero 100 233 49 .210 2 23
LF Jim Rice 157 618 200 .324 20 110
RF Dwight Evans 152 529 137 .259 26 97
CF Tony Armas 121 425 112 .264 11 58
DH Don Baylor 160 585 139 .238 31 94

Other batters

Player[9] G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Rey Quiñones 62 190 45 .315 2 15
Spike Owen 42 126 23 .183 1 10
Steve Lyons 59 124 31 .250 1 14
Marc Sullivan 41 119 23 .193 1 14
Dave Henderson 36 51 10 .196 1 3
Dave Stapleton 39 39 5 .128 0 3
Mike Greenwell 31 35 11 .314 0 4
Kevin Romine 35 35 9 .257 0 2
La Schelle Tarver 13 25 3 .120 0 1
Glenn Hoffman 12 23 5 .217 0 1
Mike Stenhouse 21 21 2 .095 0 1
Pat Dodson 9 12 5 .417 1 3
Dave Sax 4 11 5 .455 1 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player[9] G IP W L ERA SO
Roger Clemens 33 254.0 24 4 2.48 238
Oil Can Boyd 30 214.3 16 10 3.78 129
Al Nipper 26 159.0 10 12 5.38 79
Bruce Hurst 25 174.3 13 8 2.99 167
Tom Seaver 16 104.3 5 7 3.80 72
Jeff Sellers 14 82.0 3 7 4.94 51

Other pitchers

Player[9] G IP W L ERA SO
Mike Brown 15 57.3 4 4 5.34 32
Rob Woodward 9 35.2 2 3 5.30 14

Relief pitchers

Player[9] G W L SV ERA SO
Bob Stanley 66 6 6 16 4.37 54
Joe Sambito 53 2 0 12 4.84 30
Steve Crawford 40 0 2 4 3.92 32
Tim Lollar 32 2 0 0 6.91 28
Sammy Stewart 27 4 1 0 4.38 47
Calvin Schiraldi 25 4 2 9 1.41 55
Mike Trujillo 3 0 0 0 9.53 4
Wes Gardner 1 0 0 0 9.00 1

ALCS

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 California - 8, Boston - 1 October 7 Fenway Park 32,993
2 California - 2, Boston - 9 October 8 Fenway Park 32,786
3 Boston - 3, California - 5 October 10 Anaheim Stadium 64,206
4 Boston - 3, California - 4 (11 innings) October 11 Anaheim Stadium 64,223
5 Boston - 7, California - 6 (11 innings) October 12 Anaheim Stadium 64,223
6 California - 4, Boston - 10 October 14 Fenway Park 32,998
7 California - 1, Boston - 8 October 15 Fenway Park 33,001

World series

NL New York Mets (4) vs. AL Boston Red Sox (3)

Game Score Date Location Attendance Time of Game
1 Red Sox – 1, Mets – 0 October 18 Shea Stadium (New York) 57,908 3:18
2 Red Sox – 9, Mets – 3 October 19 Shea Stadium (New York) 57,911 2:44
3 Mets – 7, Red Sox – 1 October 21 Fenway Park (Boston) 33,595 3:09
4 Mets – 6, Red Sox – 2 October 22 Fenway Park (Boston) 33,920 3:22
5 Mets – 2, Red Sox – 4 October 23 Fenway Park (Boston) 34,010 2:55
6 Red Sox – 5, Mets – 6 (10 inn.) October 25 Shea Stadium (New York) 57,908 3:18
7 Red Sox – 5, Mets – 8 October 27 Shea Stadium (New York) 57,911 2:44

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Ed Nottle
AA New Britain Red Sox Eastern League Tony Torchia
A Winter Haven Red Sox Florida State League Dave Holt
A Greensboro Hornets South Atlantic League Doug Camilli
Short-Season A Elmira Pioneers New York-Penn League Bill Limoncelli

References

  1. ^ Bob Ojeda page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Ed Romero page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/millsal01.shtml
  4. ^ Curt Schilling page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Don Baylor page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Steve Lyons page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Spike Owen page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Scott Cooper page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ a b c d e "Statmaster: A baseball Team Statistics Tool". Baseball-almanac. http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/statmaster.php?l=AL&team=&ALteam=BOS&NLteam=&AAteam=&FLteam=&PLteam=&UAteam=&y=2004&sopt=ALPHA&stats%5BGS%5D=1&stats%5BK%5D=1&stats%5BIP%5D=1&stats%5BERA%5D=1&stats%5BL%5D=1&stats%5BW%5D=1&a=Get+Stats. Retrieved 2007-07-27.  
Preceded by
Toronto Blue Jays
1985
AL East Championship Season
1986
Succeeded by
Detroit Tigers
1987
Preceded by
Kansas City Royals
1985
American League Championship
1986
Succeeded by
Minnesota Twins
1987

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